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Snell, deGrom win Cy Young awards

Snell, deGrom win Cy Young awards

Published 15/11/2018

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell and New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom were named the winners of the Cy Young Award in the American [more…]

Red Sox, Cora agree to contract extension

Red Sox, Cora agree to contract extension

Published 15/11/2018

The Boston Red Sox and manager Alex Cora have agreed to terms on a contract that includes an extension that will run through 2021 with [more…]

MLB notebook: Giants pick up options for Bumgarner, Sandoval

MLB notebook: Giants pick up options for Bumgarner, Sandoval

Published 30/10/2018

The San Francisco Giants picked up the 2019 club options for left-hander Madison Bumgarner and infielder Pablo Sandoval on Monday. Bumgarner, 29, was 6-7 with [more…]

D-backs pick up Goldschmidt’s option worth $14.5 million

D-backs pick up Goldschmidt’s option worth $14.5 million

Published 30/10/2018

Paul Goldschmidt is set to return to the Arizona Diamondbacks after the National League West club announced Monday it has exercised a team option on [more…]

White Sox decline 2019 option on veteran RHP Shields

White Sox decline 2019 option on veteran RHP Shields

Published 29/10/2018

The Chicago White Sox on Monday declined to pick up right-hander James Shields’ $16 million option for 2019, instead exercising a $2 million buyout that [more…]

Close calls lean toward Red Sox on way to 3-1 ALCS lead

Close calls lean toward Red Sox on way to 3-1 ALCS lead

Published 18/10/2018

The cumulative effect of so many close calls seemingly favoring their opponent seems to be wearing thin on the Houston Astros. It’s only a game [more…]

Fan interference nixes Altuve HR in Game 4

Fan interference nixes Altuve HR in Game 4

Published 18/10/2018

A controversial fan-interference call stripped Houston Astros designated hitter Jose Altuve of what would have been a game-tying, two-run home run in the first inning [more…]

Acuna’s slam helps Braves edge Dodgers, extend NLDS

Acuna’s slam helps Braves edge Dodgers, extend NLDS

Published 08/10/2018

Freddie Freeman hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the sixth inning after the Los Angeles Dodgers had come back from a five-run deficit, and the [more…]

Brewers complete dominant sweep of Rockies

Brewers complete dominant sweep of Rockies

Published 08/10/2018

Jesus Aguilar, Orlando Arcia and Keon Broxton homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 in Game 3 on Sunday in Denver to [more…]

MLB roundup: Two NL tiebreaker games set

MLB roundup: Two NL tiebreaker games set

Published 01/10/2018

Charlie Blackmon hit an RBI double in the eighth inning to complete the cycle, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 12-0 on Sunday [more…]