Los Angeles Times Outfielder, 21, is the youngest to accomplish the feat since Mel Ott with the New York Giants in 1929. Josh Hamilton hits a home run and triple on 32nd birthday and Jerome Williams strikes out six over eight innings. The Angels broke out the disco ball in the clubhouse, and why not? That was quite a party.Los Angeles Angels 9 hours ago
Seattle Times Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Orange County Register ANAHEIM – To hear Mike Scioscia tell it, this game will not go down as the night Mike Trout hit for the cycle.It will be remembered as the first time Trout hit for the cycle."If I'm a betting man, I have to believe there's another cycle in his...
Inside the White Sox | Chicago Sun-Times White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday night against the Boston Red Sox with a sore shoulder. The Sox are calling it a precautionary move and expect him to miss one turn and return to...Chicago White Sox 14 hours ago
Chicago's Inside Pitch | Daily Herald We’re in the second inning here at U.S. Cellular Field, and the White Sox and Red Sox are scoreless. But the big news of the night came a few minutes ago, when White Sox media relations director Bob Beghtol announced ace left-hander Chris Sale has been scratched from Wednesday night’s start vs. Boston with a “mild case” of tendinitis in his posterior throwing shoulder. That doesn’t sound good, but the Sox also announced Sale will make his next scheduled start, Tuesday vs. the Cubs at the Cell. Hector Santiago will start in place of Sale Wednesday vs. Red Sox ace Clay Buchholz (6-0, 1.78 ERA). ...
White Sox Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from Wednesday night's start against Boston because of tendinitis in his left pitching shoulder.
Chicago White Sox Blog | ESPN Chicago CHICAGO -- The news of Chris Sale having to miss a start did not shake up the Chicago White Sox, who have made a habit of competing shorthanded all season long. The injury hex started in spring training when it became apparent that rehabbing starter John Danks was not going to be ready in time to get big league hitters out. Danks, who is returning from shoulder surgery last summer, most likely will make his first start Friday against the Miami Marlins.Chicago White Sox 10 hours ago
Chicago Sun-Times White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday night against the Boston Red Sox with a sore shoulder. The Sox are calling it a precautionary move and expect him to miss one turn and return to the rotation to face the Cubs next Tuesday. Sale has mild tendinitis in the posterior shoulder. Sale, who is 5-2 with a 2.53 ERA, was sidelined with a sore elbow last season. …
Chicago Sun-Times The impending return of John Danks, a no-hitter taken into the seventh by Jose Quintana and a second straight victory against the Boston Red Sox were too much fresh good news. Mixed in was one rotten and troubling development: Ace lefty Chris Sale has mild tendinitis in his left posterior shoulder and will miss his scheduled turn in the series finale against Red Sox ace Clay Buchholz on Wednesday. Sale promised to make his next scheduled turn against the Cubs next Tuesday. Sale (5-2, 2.53 ERA), who missed time with a t...
Red Sox Blog | Providence Journal By Tim BrittonCHICAGO -- The Red Sox road trip has hit a speed bump. Jose Quintana held Boston hitless into the seventh, and the White Sox bullpen put out a pair of fires in Chicago's 3-1 victory on Tuesday night. The White Sox will go for the sweep, hoping to provide an entirely unsavory ending for what had been a promising Red Sox road trip, on Wednesday. For six innings, the Red Sox couldn't touch Quintana. The left-hander, who shut Boston out for eight innings at Fenway last season, carried a no-hitter into the seventh. More impressively for Quintana, the Red Sox hadn't even come particu...Boston Red Sox 11 hours ago
Chicago Sun-Times Jose Quintana took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Jesse Crain bailed him out of a base-loaded jam, and Jeff Keppinger hit his first homer in a White Sox uniform as the Sox defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night. “I noticed I had a no-hitter in the fifth inning but I tried not to think about it because all I wanted to do was get outs and keep the team ahead,” Quintana said. “Everything was working and my pitches were in the zone and I was ahead in the counts. That really helped me out.” Alex Rios …
Chicago White Sox Blog | ESPN Chicago CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox made it two consecutive wins over the Boston Red Sox with a 3-1 victory Tuesday in the middle game of a three-game series. How it happened: Jose Quintana took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before the bullpen took it the rest of the way. Quintana didn’t give up a hit until David Ortiz dunked a broken-bat blooper into centerfield with one out in the seventh. Three consecutive singles loaded the bases before reliever Jesse Crain struck out Will Middlebrooks and Stephen Drew to end the threat.
Baltimore Sun With the possibility of freefalling into their worst losing skid in nearly two years, the Orioles received one of their best pitching performances of the season, two homers from reserve Chris Dickerson and a walk-off blast from Nate McLouth to finally beat the New York Yankees in extra innings.Baltimore Orioles 12 hours ago
The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News Vidal Nuno finally allowed a run, and it came in the cruelest of circumstances. With the game tied in the 10th, the Yankees rookie reliever coughed up a walk-off home run to Nate McLouth, giving the Orioles a stunning 3-2 win at Camden Yards. It was the first run Nuno had allowed after nine scoreless innings. Yankees starter Phil Hughes rebounded from his [...]The post Nuno gives up 10th-inning walk off appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger McLouth's drive came off Yankees reliever Vidal Nuno; former Yankee Chris Dickerson hit two homers
Full Count | WEEI CHICAGO – According to a major league source, the Red Sox and Jacoby Ellsbury’s agent, Scott Boras, have not engaged in talks regarding a possible extension for the outfielder. Ellsbury will be eligible to become a free agent at the conclusion of this season. Prior to the Red Sox’ game with the White Sox Tuesday [...]Boston Red Sox 11 hours ago
The Republican CHICAGO — Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday that he does not think Jacoby Ellsbury's struggles are tied to his upcoming free agency.
Boston Red Sox Blog | ESPN Boston CHICAGO -- The Boston Red Sox took a soaking in any number of ways Tuesday night. Colombian left-hander Jose Quintana held them without a hit until David Ortiz's broken-bat single with one out in the seventh. The skies opened up and poured down on U.S. Cellular Field for the final two innings. Jeff Keppinger spoiled an otherwise good night by Felix Doubront with a two-run homer in the fifth, and Alex Rios doubled home a run in the eighth, as for the second straight game the opportunistic White Sox scored all of their runs after two were out.Boston Red Sox 12 hours ago
Boston Globe CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana took a no-hitter into the seventh before David Ortiz broke it up with a one-out broken-bat single, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Extra Bases | Boston Globe Top 7th: White Sox 2, Red Sox 0 - David Ortiz' broken-bat single to center broke up Jose Quintana's no-hit bid. Bottom 6th: White Sox 2, Red Sox 0 - The White Sox put two runners on base with two...
The Phillies Zone | Philadelphia Inquirer The cortisone injection in Ryan Howard's left knee apparently worked wonders. The $125 million first baseman is back in the Phillies' lineup Tuesday, one day after head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan said inflammation in Howard's knee "concerned us."Philadelphia Phillies 13 hours ago
High Cheese | Philadelphia Daily News Back in the Phils lineup after sitting out two games with a sore left knee, Ryan Howard is taking the injury day to day.
Express-Times Howard received a cortisone injection Sunday to alleviate inflammation and changes in the meniscus.
Red Sox Blog | Providence Journal By Tim BrittonCHICAGO -- Catcher David Ross will embark on a rehab assignment, hopefully sometime this week, before eventually returning to the Red Sox from his concussion "We've got to get him into some game activity where he can see some pitches at gamespeed," manager John Farrell said. Ross had "a good day" on Tuesday in Farrell's words, continuing the baseball activities he started on Monday. Ross hit off a tee and did some throwing a day after passing the league's ImPACT test. "He's certainly turned the corner in a positive way," Farrell said. The team has yet to decide on where and...Boston Red Sox 16 hours ago
Clubhouse Insider | Boston Herald CHICAGO -- A few injury updates, courtesy of Red Sox manager John Farrell:
The Republican CHICAGO — Red Sox catcher David Ross intensified his workouts Tuesday in Boston and will need a minor league rehab assignment at some point as he comes back from a concussion.
Newsday Phil Hughes seemed to recover just fine from his previous outing, which he described as a "nightmare.''New York Yankees 9 hours ago
Yankees Blog | ESPN New York WHAT IT MEANS: Phil Hughes bounced back, but the Vidal Nuno magic ended, at least for night. BUCK-LE UP: The third pitch Nuno threw to Nate McLouth, McLouth drilled for the game-winning homer. It was remnants of the 2012 magic for Buck Showalter's team. THAT WAS BETTER: After going just two-thirds of an inning his last time out, Hughes went six innings, allowing two runs on five hits, including two solo homers. He struck out five and walked two.
Chicago White Sox Blog | ESPN Chicago CHICAGO -- John Danks hasn’t pitched all season, Gavin Floyd was lost for the year and on Tuesday came the news that Chris Sale would skip a start because of shoulder soreness. Yet the Chicago White Sox's rotation keeps rolling right along, with left-hander Jose Quintana delivering the latest gem for a club that has disappointed in every department except when it comes to the starting staff. Quintana took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday before three consecutive singles chased from the game.Chicago White Sox 11 hours ago
White Sox Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports But news isn't all good for White Sox as Sale will miss Wednesday start with shoulder tendinitisLeft-hander Jose Quintana provided some much needed relief for the White Sox after they learned Chris Sale won't pitch Wednesday night because of left shoulder tendinitis.
Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN Chicago PITTSBURGH -- Somewhere Chicago Cubs reliever Michael Bowden must be shaking his head. Bowden was designated for assignment -- to make room for the return of Matt Garza -- on the same day current reliever Shawn Camp gave up a grand slam to pinch hitter Travis Snider in the sixth inning of the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 victory over the Cubs Tuesday night. Camp’s ERA is 7.56 after blowing his third save of the season. “The ball was just up,” Camp said afterwards.Chicago Cubs 11 hours ago
Chicago's Inside Pitch | Daily Herald One could argue that pitcher Michael Bowden got a raw deal and that the Cubs should have cut loose reliever Shawn Camp, but that’s not what happened today. The Cubs activated pitcher Matt Garza to start tonight’s game in Pittsburgh. To make room they designated Bowden for assignment. The Cubs also claimed right-handed reliever Eduardo Sanchez off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals. Bowden, a resident of Oswego and a graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School, was 1-2 with a 3.78 ERA and a WHIP of 1.14. He had 1 blown save. Camp is 1-1 with a 7.31 ERA and a WHIP of 1.75 and 2 blown saves. Sa...
Reds Insider | Cincinnati Enquirer NEW YORK — Mike Leake went seven shutout innings to push his scoreless streak to 13 2/3 innings. He allowed three hits, walked two and struck out four. Leake is 4-2 with a 2.30 ERA in his last seven starts. His stellar start just continued the trend for the Reds. Their starters are 6-0 with ...Cincinnati Reds 12 hours ago
Cincinnati Enquirer Mike Leake pitched seven scoreless innings to lift the Reds to a shutout of the Mets and their ninth win in 11 games.
Grand Rapids Press Cleveland has won 18 of its past 22 games heading into its series with the Tigers. The Indians have won five consecutive games and had three walk-off victories in a four-game series with the Seattle Mariners over the weekend. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (23-19) at Cleveland Indians (26-17).Where: Progressive Field in Cleveland.First pitch: 7:05 p.m.Television: Live on Fox Sports Detroit.Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network.Twitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl.Live coverage: Look for a live blog hosted by Gillian Van S...Detroit Tigers 18 hours ago
Plain Dealer The Indians, after a four-game sweep of the Mariners that included three victories in their final at-bat, had no drama to offer Tuesday night in a loss to Detroit.
All Things Rockies | Denver Post Rafael Betancourt doesn’t believe his right groin injury is serious. There’s no pain, just weakness. But the reality is that it has been bothering him for a month, so a stint on the disabled list remains a distinct possibility. He will undergo an MRI on Wednesday. He talked with assistant general manager Bill Geivett for [...]Colorado Rockies 10 hours ago
All Things Rockies | Denver Post As if squandering a four-run lead wasn’t painful enough, the Rockies lost their closer to injury in the 10th inning of Tuesday’s 5-4 walk-off win over the Diamondbacks. Rafael Betancourt entered a 4-4 game against the Diamondbacks, and threw two pitches before leaving with a tight right groin that he admitted has been bothering him [...]
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