• Bronx bristle: Yanks growing mustaches during winning streak

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — There's something hairy going on in the New York Yankees clubhouse. Mustaches in various stages of growth have been sprouting on the upper lips of an increasing number of players during the team's recent run of wins in seven of eight games. Brett Gardner had the idea...

  • Red Sox OF Victorino placed on disabled list with leg injury

    Yesterday

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Victorino sustained the injury while running the bases against Tampa Bay on Wednesday. He has not played since then, so the move is retroactive to...

  • Slowed by knee woes, former All-Star Romero cut by Toronto

    Yesterday

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have released left-hander Ricky Romero, a former All-Star who has been slowed by knee injuries for several seasons. The Blue Jays made the move Saturday. The 30-year-old Romero was in the final season of a five-year contract. He had...

  • A's place Ben Zobrist on disabled list with knee injury

    Yesterday

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics placed infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with torn cartilage in his left knee. "I'm disappointed. I just didn't feel like I could be the player that this team needs me to be in the condition I was trying...

  • Rain postpones Royals-White Sox games to Sunday

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals lost two games because of rain Saturday — the completion of a suspended game and Saturday's regular game. A makeup date for Saturday's originally scheduled game has not been determined. The teams will resume their suspended...

  • Ailing Trevor Bauer of Indians scratched from start

    Yesterday

    DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is ill and was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. It was not immediately announced what was wrong with the right-hander. Bauer is 2-0 with a 0.95 ERA. He was replaced by left-hander T.J. House, who is...

  • Collmenter struggles early, Diamondbacks lose 4-1 to Pirates

    Yesterday

    PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Collmenter got off to a rough start before righting himself and keeping the Diamondbacks in the game. Arizona's hitters, however, never solved Gerrit Cole. The right-hander pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil...

  • Astros hold off A's 5-4 in 11 after 9 scoreless innings

    Yesterday

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros aren't shy about celebrating their quick start, even if the season is less than a month old. Pulling out an extra-inning win against a division rival after blowing a two-run lead certainly made them feel good. For a team that's had trouble...

  • Angels, Rangers talk about reports of Josh Hamilton trade

    Yesterday

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Reports that troubled Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton might be traded to the Texas Rangers dominated the chatter before the game between the teams Friday night. When asked about the reports that the move could happen in the next few days, Angels...

  • Kazmir throws 7 scoreless innings in A's 5-4 loss to Astros

    Yesterday

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Kazmir did everything he could to help the Oakland Athletics except swing the bat. Considering the A's recent offensive struggles, maybe an at-bat would have helped. Kazmir threw seven scoreless innings, but Houston starter Dallas Keuchel did him one...

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