Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Royals stop slide with 4-3 victory over Rangers

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar throws to first for the double play hit into by Texas Rangers' Leonys Martin after forcing Michael Choice (15) out second during the seventh inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tough to catch the Kansas City Royals when they are leading after six innings. Greg Holland leads one of the majors’ best bullpens.

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Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws to first to after fielding a grounder from Los Angeles Dodgers Dee Gordon for the an out in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.

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Rockies overtake Giants in the 9th

San Francisco Giants relif pitcher Jean Machi reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Colorado Rockies' pinch-hitter Ben Paulsen in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 10-9 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — A solid start to the day by the San Francisco Giants gave way to a rough finish.

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Giants top Rockies in resumption of May suspension

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence follows the flight of his RBI-double to bring in the go-ahead run against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning of the Giants' 4-2 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. The game was resumed in the bottom of the sixth inning of play when it was suspended because of rain on May 22. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants’ six-game win streak on a long day at Coors Field.

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Price, Cabrera lead Tigers to 12-1 rout of Indians

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Price would like to forget everything about Aug. 27, maybe the ugliest game of his career.

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