Reid Ryan choked back tears as he was introduced as president of his beloved Astros, the team he grew up watching in the days when his Hall of Fame father, Nolan Ryan, starred as a pitcher for Houston.
To avoid a forfeit and fine, manager Hugh Jennings recruited college players and others; they lost to the Philadelphia A's 24-2. Joe Travers gave up all 24 runs on 26 hits.
Right-hander Josh Lindblom, who has toiled for both Los Angeles and Philadelphia, will replace injured Alexi Ogando in the starting rotation for the Monday series opener against Oakland.
Cincinnati Reds' starting pitcher Mat Latos throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami, Thursday.
New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte was removed from Thursday's game against the Seattle Mariners with a tight left trapezius muscle.
To Colorado Rockies starter Jon Garland, allowing runs in any capacity hurts. It doesn't matter who does the damage.
J.P. Arencibia and Adam Lind each hit two-run home runs, Ramon Ortiz won for the first time since 2011 and the Toronto Blue Jays won their season-high fourth straight game Wednesday night, beating the San Francisco Giants 11-3. The last-place Blue Jays, who came in with the fewest runs of any AL East team, have 33 runs and 41 hits in their past ... (more)
Justin Verlander says it's May. Yu Darvish says it's not the great opposing pitcher he's faced, and won't be his last.
Lester pitched seven solid innings and Stephen Drew hit his second career grand slam during an eight-run third inning that keyed a 9-2 victory over AL Cy Young winner David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.
The victory was Kershaw's first since April 28, when he beat the Milwaukee Brewers by a 2-0 margin, and it was his most impressive since his shutout of the San Francisco Giants on opening day.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - As good as Matt Moore has been, the Tampa Bay Rays believe he can be even better.
Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo homered to back another strong start from Jake Peavy and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
One pitch from being pulled, and one strike from victory, Homer Bailey unleashed a 97 mph fastball to finish off the Marlins.
Miguel Cabrera homered, Doug Fister pitched seven impressive innings and Andy Dirks gave the Tigers a lift for a second straight night in Detroit's 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday.
Scott Kazmir had opposing hitters going back to the dugout talking about his fastball.