Seattle hits three solo homers to fuel Felix Hernandez’ fifth victory
Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major-league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager.
Outfielder Austin Jackson placed on the 15-day DL
Jesus Montero, once overweight and moody, arrived at spring training with a new body and a new attitude. A month into the season, his manager, coaches and trainers with the Tacoma Rainiers say the transformation is real.
Back-to-back triples by Shawn O’Malley and James Jones in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in the Rainiers’ road victory.
The Milwaukee Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke on Sunday night, hours after their 5-3 victory over the Cubs in Chicago.
Evan Gattis homered twice and the Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, boosting their best record in the American League and beating the Mariners 7-6 Sunday.
After a disappointing 7-6 loss and being swept in a four-game series by the Astros, the Mariners shook up their roster a bit with two postgame moves.
Domingo Santana’s three-run homer in the eighth inning, his second long ball of the game, propelled the Fresno Grizzlies to a 6-5 win over the Tacoma Rainiers in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday afternoon.
Pitcher Taijuan Walker and the Mariners experienced firsthand how much better the Astros are in an 11-4 loss.
Tacoma starter Sam Gaviglio (2-2) yields just three hits in six innings.
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the team doesn’t plan to pay a $6 million bonus to Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run.
The decision not to play Ackley can also be pointed to matchups. Ackley has faced McHugh 15 times and is 0 for 13 with two walks and six strikeouts. Weeks has had faced McHugh once and was 1 for 4, while Justin Ruggiano had never faced him
A closer look at Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda.
Hultzen, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 draft, has missed the better part of the past two seasons because of left-shoulder injuries.
It seemed like just another run to make the defeat seem that much more decisive.
With one sweet swing, Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major-league history at 660 home runs. And, by the way, won a game for the New York Yankees.
With right-hander Samuel Deduno getting the start on the mound for the Astros on Friday night against the Mariners, Dustin Ackley was in the starting lineup for the second straight night.
Now the Mariners take that win streak into Houston on Thursday to face the Astros, who sit atop the AL West standings.
Jose Altuve drives in the winning run in the 10th as the Mariners manage just one run with runners in scoring position in a 3-2 loss.