Posts Tagged Baseball

Johnson has 3 hits to help Braves beat Pirates 7-5

Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson watches his two-run home run in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez’s scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday.

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Hamels 5 scoreless innings as Phils lose to Blue Jays 4-1

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels allowed two hits in five scoreless innings during the Philadelphia Phillies’ 4-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.

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Recharged with Molitor, Twins need starting pitching spike

This March 23, 2015, file photo shows Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor, left, and Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg sitting in the dugout together  before a spring training baseball game between their two teams in Clearwater, Fla. Hall of Famer Molitor is among six new baseball managers.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paul Molitor was hired as Minnesota’s new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking a fresh start.

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Dodgers hope offseason changes lead to World Series title

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a new front office. Shortstop Hanley Ramirez, outfielder Matt Kemp, second-baseman Dee Gordon and pitcher Dan Haren are gone from a roster that won the NL West title last season.

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Arizona trying to bounce back from dismal 2014 season

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s desert overhaul began last summer with the hire of Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer.

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