Monday, May 1, 2017

Baseball

BY HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Eaton’s first season as the Washington Nationals center fielder is over already. A person familiar with the situation said Saturday night that Eaton ...
Chicago Cubs' Koji Uehara warms up before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ CROWNS IN TOWN The curse-breaking World Series trophies that the Red Sox won in 2004 and the Cubs earned ...
In this April 24, 2017, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws against the San Diego Padres during a baseball game Monday, April 24, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ DADDY’S TURN Stephen Strasburg is set to pitch on extra rest for Washington after spending time on the paternity ...
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar is unable to hold on to a double by St. Louis Cardinals' Dexter Fowler during the eighth inning in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday, April 27, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ WASHINGTON CAPITALIZES Trea Turner and the Nationals clubbed their way through Coors Field this week, scoring 11 or more runs ...
fgcu pitcher throwing the baseball to a hitter

On the heels of a five-game losing streak, the FGCU baseball team (28-16, 4-8 ASUN) traveled to the east coast of Florida to face in-state rival FAU (26-13-1, 12-6 C-USA) ...
Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., speaks to reporters after a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups are still bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria. Former New York Yankees captain ...
In this April 5, 2017, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Chris Sale pitches during the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ LOFTY NUMBERS Chris Sale (1-1, 0.91 ERA) brings his impressive numbers against the Yankees to the mound when the Red ...
Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell rounds second after hitting a solo-home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

BY JOHN PERROTTO PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gift Ngoepe might not have had the weight of the world on his shoulders but he felt like a continent was counting on him. ...
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

BY GENARO C. ARMAS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers’ record book. No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded first baseman in his ...
Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia stands in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Saturday, April 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ WELCOME BACK The Red Sox had to wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup. Manager John ...
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