Posts Tagged Baseball

Tanaka allows 2 hits over 7 innings as Yanks rout Rays 9-0

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, throws a pitch to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, April 18, 2015.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Faced with questions about his elbow and his velocity this season, Masahiro Tanaka put together his best performance against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Reddick’s 3-run homer sends A’s to 5-0 victory over Royals

Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick (22) is congratulated by teammates Ike Davis, left, and Billy Butler (16) after his three-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Reddick rounded the bases after his three-run homer, celebrated in Oakland’s dugout for just a moment, and then climbed to the top step and waited.

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Mets get gem from deGrom, beat Marlins for 7th straight win

New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom (48) pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d’Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

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Clay Buchholz and Red Sox lose to Orioles 4-1

Boston Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez (13) misjudges a fly ball hit by Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Jimmy Paredesin the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)

BOSTON (AP) — Forget opening day. Clay Buchholz can’t seem to find his groove again.

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Giants presented championship rings

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence, left, shakes hands with Sergio Romo during the 2014 World Series championship ring ceremony before the Giants' baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, Pool)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The championship banner fell out of the sky, accompanied by a skydiver, and the San Francisco Giants pregame ring ceremony began with a flourish Saturday.

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