Kenley Jansen makes things interesting, but Dodgers hold off Padres

Dave Roberts did not flinch. With his club nursing a two-run lead in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres Tuesday night, the Dodgers manager gave the ball to the man he says he still trusts to close games. He went to Kenley Jansen. For a few moments, Jansen appeared in control. The right-hander […]

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Patrick Sandoval goes six solid innings, but Angels still fall to Rangers

Joey Gallo hit a two-run homer, six Texas pitchers combined on a four-hitter, and the Rangers have consecutive wins for the first time this season after beating the Angels 2-0 on Saturday night. Edinson Volquez (1-1), the first reliever after starter Kolby Allard’s five innings, worked the sixth for his first major league victory since […]

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Dodgers spoil no-hit bid, and Padres’ night, with comeback win

The Dodgers entered the sixth inning Tuesday without a hit. By the end of the seventh, they had overturned a two-run deficit. Behind a two-run single from Corey Seager and two RBIs from AJ Pollock — the team’s hottest hitters coming through in the clutch again — the Dodgers evened their series against the upstart […]

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Nick Madrigal gets four hits as White Sox sweep Royals

AP Photos Dylan Cease pitched six innings of two-run ball as the Sox extended their winning streak to four games. So much for worry over that 0-for-8 start. Second baseman Nick Madrigal, called up for his major league debut Friday, put two rough offensive days behind him and rapped four consecutive singles in the White […]

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White Sox need a bounceback from Lucas Giolito tonight

Minnesota Twins’ Jake Cave hits a two-run single off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito, during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) | AP Photos Looking to prevent a wretched 1-5 start in a 60-game season, Giolito opposes Indians righty Zach Plesac a […]

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Spring training roundup: Phillies beat Twins, Harper exits game

J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run homer and Logan Forsythe also went deep as the Philadelphia Phillies recorded a 5-1 victory over the visiting Minnesota Twins on Tuesday at Clearwater, Fla. Philadelphia’s Bryce Harper departed in the first inning after being hit on the left foot with a pitch by Twins right-hander Sean Poppen. Harper said […]

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Spring training roundup: Cardinals knock off Astros

Spring training roundup: Cardinals knock off Astros Lane Thomas clubbed a two-run homer in the second inning and Justin Williams (NYSE:) hit a solo blast later in the frame to help the St. Louis Cardinals post a 7-5 victory over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday at West Palm Beach, Fla. The Astros tied the […]

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