Posts Tagged Baseball

Mets ace Matt Harvey slows down Yankees in 8-2 win

New York Mets starter Matt Harvey throws during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the New York Yankees, Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey held the baseball in his right hand, pointed to his chest and said “Come on, let me get this guy,” as his manager made a reluctant walk to the mound with two outs in the ninth inning.

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Former Expos executive Jim Fanning dies at 87

In this Oct. 9, 1981, file photo, Montreal Expos manager Jim Fanning, center, files an official game protest with home plate umpire Bruce Froemming, left, during a division playoff game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia, Pa. Fanning, the longtime Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87. The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed Fanning's death Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

TORONTO (AP) — Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87.

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Koehler, Marlins win 4th in a row, beat Nationals 8-0

Miami Marlins' Dee Gordon runs to first after hitting a single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Ichiro Suzuki overtook Sadaharu Oh, and the revitalized Miami Marlins beat the slumping Washington Nationals.

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Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve celebrates after hitting a three run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The pitching has been stellar, the lineup much deeper and the progress the Houston Astros showed in spring training has carried over to the opening month of the season.

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Victor Martinez drives in 3 runs, leads Tigers over Indians

CORRECTS PITCHER TO T.J. HOUSE, NOT TREVOR BAUER - Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez follows through with a two-run single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher T.J. House during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera didn’t even have to swing the bat to hurt the Cleveland Indians this time.

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