NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez set a major league record with his 24th career grand slam, passing Lou Gehrig with a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning that sent the New York Yankees to a 5-1 victory
PHOENIX (AP) — How dare the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate in “our” swimming pool?
That was the general sentiment of indignation after Adrian Gonzalez and 20 or so other Dodgers left the champagne-soaked visitors’ clubhouse and jumped into
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Johnson went 3 for 4 with a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Friday to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL East to one.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves activated outfielder Jason Heyward from the disabled list, and he’ll wear a special face mask to protect his jaw when he bats leadoff Friday afternoon against the Chicago Cubs.
Heyward had been
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will retire after this season.
The team announced Pettitte’s decision in a news release Friday, hours before opening its final homestand of the season. The 41-year-old left-hander says he has
–DODGERS CLINCH NL WEST
Three months after sitting in last place, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinch the NL West with a 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks.
–HENRIK STENSON LEADS TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP, TIGER STRUGGLING
Henrik Stenson opens with
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox clubhouse was quiet after the team clinched its first postseason berth since 2009, about as quiet as the Orioles’ bats were against John Lackey.
Boston has much bigger goals.
Lackey pitched a
PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers soaked everyone in sight with champagne in the clubhouse. Many players raced back out for a celebratory dip in Arizona’s Chase Field swimming pool.
From last place to an NL West
NEW YORK (AP) — David Wright is expected to return to the New York Mets’ lineup Friday night in Philadelphia after missing seven weeks with a strained right hamstring.
Mets manager Terry Collins says the third baseman went
PHOENIX (AP) — If the Los Angeles Dodgers are to clinch the NL West title in Arizona, they’ve got only one more chance.
Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Diamondbacks blew the game open late to prevent Los Angeles