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Introducing the newest member of the Red Sox, Brock Holt

 April 20, 2014; Updated: 2:17 am

Boston — Two days into his second call-up of the season, Brock Holt was the center of attention in Boston's clubhouse.
Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and...

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Nova injured as Rays tee off on Yankees

 April 20, 2014; Updated: 2:17 am

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Ivan Nova couldn't pitch get out of the fifth inning and infielder Dean Anna finished on the mound. It was that kind of game for the New York Yankees.

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Mets make it interesting before falling in ninth

 April 20, 2014; Updated: 2:16 am

New York — After further review, there was nothing the New York Mets could do about the costly call that went against them.
Unable to challenge an incorrect ruling that led to...

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Major League Baseball roundup

 April 20, 2014; Updated: 2:16 am

National League
Cardinals 4, Nationals 3
Nationals star Bryce Harper was pulled by first-year manager Matt Williams after failing...

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Rays rally past Yanks

 April 19, 2014; Updated: 3:10 am

St. Petersburg, Fla. — The bullpen played a big role in the Yankees’ five-game winning streak. A meltdown by New York’s relievers proved just as pivotal in a loss Friday night.

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Lackey's hit hard by O's

 April 19, 2014; Updated: 3:10 am

Boston — It was a repeat performance the John Lackey could have done without.
For the second straight start, the Boston Red Sox right-hander gave up six earned runs on 10 hits...

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Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0

 April 19, 2014; Updated: 3:10 am

New York — Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New...

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Major League Baseball roundup

 April 19, 2014; Updated: 3:09 am

National League
Nationals 3, Cardinals 1
Washington's Ian Desmond took a substantial lead off third base in the seventh inning of a...

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CC gets plenty of support as Yanks rout Rays

 April 18, 2014; Updated: 2:05 am

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Everything was clicking for CC Sabathia. His pitches were humming, Yankees batters were in a groove and the defense even turned a triple play.
Sabathia...

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Lester sharp and Red Sox beat Chisox with two in ninth

 April 18, 2014; Updated: 2:04 am

Chicago — David Ross said a 5-year-old could have caught Jon Lester on Thursday night. That big hit in the ninth? Well, that was a nice swing by the veteran catcher.
Lester...

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Baseball roundup

 April 18, 2014; Updated: 1:57 am

American League
Tigers 7, Indians 5
Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and Detroit held on for a victory over Cleveland on...

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Yankees blank Cubbies twice

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 2:56 am

New York — Cold, shorter rest, a bigger ball. No matter the challenges, Masahiro Tanaka is making a smooth transition from Japan to the major leagues for one major reason: his split-fingered fastball.

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Red Sox win in 14 innings

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 2:56 am

Chicago — Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours and 17...

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Mets cap road trip with sweep

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 2:56 am

Phoenix — Nothing like a trip to Chase Field to turn things around for the New York Mets.
Dillon Gee allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, and the Mets beat the Arizona...

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Springer makes his Houston debut

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 2:55 am

Houston — George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.
Now he's hoping things will calm down and he can just play ball.

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Red Sox lose on throwing error

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 3:33 am

Chicago — The Boston Red Sox believed they were headed to extra innings on a frigid night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Tied at one against the White Sox in the bottom of the ninth...

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Baseball roundup

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 3:32 am

National League
Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0
A group of Mets players gathered around the television in the clubhouse to watch a replay of...

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Selig's happy with how baseball's new replay system is working

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.

While baseball began video review late in the 2008 season, it was limited to potential...

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Yanks don't want Drew

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Despite a string of infield injuries, Yankees fans shouldn't expect New York to add free-agent Stephen Drew.

"I will consider anything, but right now I think I'm pretty content with where we're sitting," managing general...

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Major League Baseball roundup

 April 15, 2014; Updated: 5:07 am

National League
Mets 7, Diamondbacks 3
Zack Wheeler pitched effectively, New York's hitters lashed balls all over Chase Field and...

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Homers lift Angels by the Mets, Colon

 April 14, 2014; Updated: 2:38 am

Anaheim, Calif. — Bartolo Colon thought all was OK as he took the mound in the first inning.
Then the Angels stepped to the plate.
Colon gave...

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Major League Baseball roundup

 April 14, 2014; Updated: 2:38 am

American League
Blue Jays 11, Orioles 3
Mark Buehrle allowed one run over seven innings to win his third straight start, and...

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Beltran's homer sparks Yankees past Red Sox

 April 14, 2014; Updated: 2:09 am

New York — With a little help from the replay room, Carlos Beltran and the banged-up Yankees did just enough to hold off Boston.
Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded...

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Yankees take things four bases at a time

 April 13, 2014; Updated: 1:59 am

New York — Brian McCann was far from panic mode. He was hitting the ball well, and figured positive results would follow.
Still, he enjoyed seeing his drives wind up in the seats...

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Mets beat Angels in 13th on Recker's home run

 April 13, 2014; Updated: 3:35 am

Anaheim, Calif. — After blowing a three-run lead in the ninth inning on one ill-fated pitch to Raul Ibanez, Jose Valverde needed a lift, and so did his New York Mets teammates.

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