Posts Tagged Baseball

Rockies beaten by Buster Posey, Giants again

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik, right, hops over Colorado Rockies' Justin Morneau (33) after completing a double play in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in San Francisco. Nolan Arenado was out at first base. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For two nights, the Colorado Rockies have had no answers for Buster Posey. Or San Francisco’s stellar starting pitching, either.

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Marlins lose 6-1 to Angels despite Hechavarria HR

Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna can't reach a solo home run by Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Now that their final interleague series of the season is over, the Miami Marlins play out the rest of their schedule with a deeper appreciation of what Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are all about.

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Diamondbacks shut down by Kershaw, lose 3-1

Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — The last time Clayton Kershaw pitched in Arizona, three months ago, the Diamondbacks clobbered him in an 18-7 rout.

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Cleveland’s Kluber can’t contain Abreu in 3-2 loss

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79), right, celebrates with relief pitcher Zach Putnam (57), after the White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Every time Corey Kluber found himself in a key situation, he was facing Jose Abreu.

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Qualls blows save as A’s down Astros 5-4

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) crosses home plate in front of teammate Jon Singleton (28) to score from third base on a wild pitch from Oakland Athletics reliever Ryan Cook in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Closer Chad Qualls has put in a solid season for the Houston Astros aside from one glaring exception.

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