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  • Colome gives up 3 HRs in Rays’ loss to Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Alex Colome ran into trouble against the power-hitting Los Angeles Angels. The 26-year-old right-hander surrendered home runs to David Freese, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols — who hit another one…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 27 25 .519 — Tampa Bay 26 26 .500 1 Baltimore 23 27 .460 3 Toronto 23 29 .442 4 Boston 22 29 .431 4½ Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 28 22 .560 — New York 29 23 .558 — Atlanta 26 25 .510 2½ Miami 20 32 .385 9 Philadelphia 19 33 .365 10 Central Division W…

  • As baseball goes high-tech, stealing a base still old school

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Billy Hamilton doesn’t bother to watch video of pitchers’ moves to home plate. When he reaches first, one of baseball’s top base stealers goes more by observation and instinct. While technology has…

  • LEADING OFF: Gallo gets call; Burnett faces Giants

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ HELPING HAND Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo should find himself in a major leaguer uniform sooner than anyone expected. With Adrian Beltre out…

  • Seven semi-serious suggestions for Stephen Strasburg

    Everyone knows Stephen Strasburg hasn’t been the pitcher we’ve come to expect this year. Here are some suggestions, some more serious than others, to help fix what’s wrong.

  • Teixeira’s grand slam gives Yankees 7-2 win over Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — For the first three innings, Seattle ace Felix Hernandez was conjuring up thoughts of perfection. Nine up, nine down in just 21 pitches. And then it was gone. The control. The dominance.…

  • Cashner Ks 12, gives up 6 runs in Padres’ 7-0 loss to Mets

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — While a lack of run support has been the norm for Andrew Cashner, the Padres’ pitcher rarely has an outing like this one. Cashner failed to make it out of the…

  • Angels hit 3 HRs in 7-3 win over Rays

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols and Mike Trout are swinging the bats like there’s no tomorrow. And after two underachieving months, the Los Angeles Angels are finally starting to resemble the team that won…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Los Angeles (G1) -110 at Colorado +100 Cincinnati -140 at Philadelphia +130 Chicago -110 at Miami +100 at St. Louis -180 Milwaukee +170 Los Angeles (G2) -170 at Colorado +160 at…

  • MLB PITCHING COMPARISON

    FOR GAMES OF TUESDAY JUNE 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE 2015 TEAM 2014 VS OPP PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Los Angeles Nicasio (R) -110 1-1 1.29 0-0 No Record Colorado D La Rosa…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 28 22 .560 — New York 29 23 .558 — Atlanta 26 25 .510 2½ Miami 20 32 .385 9 Philadelphia 19 33 .365 10 Central Division W…

  • DeGrom dominates Padres to lead Mets to 7-0 win

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jacob deGrom had absolutely no idea that he had no-hit stuff, let alone perfect game stuff. But deGrom did Monday night, carrying a perfect game into the sixth before allowing two…

  • Freeman homers again to lift Braves to 8-1 win over Arizona

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks followed up a 17-inning loss with a lackluster effort against Atlanta. Arizona was tired Monday night and short-handed in the bullpen after a 17-inning loss in Milwaukee on Sunday.…

  • Cole strikes out 9 as Pirates beat Giants 4-3

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Out of nowhere came the fan, a large man in an old-school Barry Bonds Pirates jersey entering Gregory Polanco’s space at the right-field wall. The fan and the outfielder both reached,…