Red Sox continue to pull out extra-inning wins

In extras, the Sox are an impressive 14-3. In franchise history, only the 1943 Red Sox have won more games in extra innings, with 15. Benintendi’s go-ahead single BOS@BAL: Benintendi plates two with a single…


Aaron Altherr’s slam helps Phils beat Dodgers

“That’s obviously pretty special to be the first one to do that,” Altherr said. “I definitely don’t take it for granted. He’s obviously a really good pitcher. I just thank God I was able to…


Yankees expand lead on Twins in Wild Card race

Here’s a look at where everything stands heading into today: American League Wild CardIn what could be a preview of the AL Wild Card Game, the Yankees defeated the Twins, 2-1, in the Bronx on…


Aaron Altherr not taking slam for granted

“Deep down, you know it’s really not,” Altherr said after crushing a grand slam against Kershaw in a 4-3 victory at Citizens Bank Park. “He’s a future Hall of Famer.” Altherr made some history against…



D-backs’ Patrick Corbin stung by Padres again

Monday, it was a three-run homer by Hunter Renfroe and a solo shot by Austin Hedges that sent Corbin and the D-backs to a 4-2 loss at Petco Park. In the six games against the…


Padres ding Corbin, hold on to beat D-backs

The loss, combined with the Brewers’ 3-0 win over the Pirates on Monday night, kept the D-backs’ magic number to clinch a postseason berth stuck at six. Any combination of Arizona wins or Milwaukee losses…


Indians top latest 2017 MLB Power Rankings

The Wild Cards continue to be the most fascinating storylines. The Twins maintain a slim lead over the Angels for the second AL spot, while the Brewers just won’t go away and are threatening to…


Dustin Pedroia out after hit in face with foul

The ball appeared to also hit the tip of Pedroia’s helmet, and he was on the ground in pain immediately after the impact. After conferring with Red Sox manager John Farrell and the training staff,…


Marlins ride big inning, Stanton HR past Mets

Seven of the Marlins’ runs were charged to Matt Harvey, whose struggles continued. Harvey went four-plus innings, allowing 12 hits and striking out two. Since coming off the disabled list earlier this month, he has…