• Goldschmidt's clutch HR, Ahmed's hit gives Arizona win

    Updated: 2 min ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Heroics are expected from Paul Goldschmidt. From Nick Ahmed, not so much. Both had their moments in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs in 13 innings on Friday night. Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Ahmed...

  • Cubs fall to Diamondbacks in 13 innings on Ahmed's hit

    Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs seemed headed for their ninth victory in 11 games. RBI singles by Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro gave the Cubs a two-run lead in the 10th inning. Closer Hector Rondon came on to finish it out. Then, thanks to Paul Goldschmidt, the lead disappeared and...

  • LEADING OFF: Kluber's on a roll, Burnett vs Harvey

    Updated: 16 min ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ LOOKING MORE LIKE CY Corey Kluber is only 1-5, but he's looking more like the pitcher who won the AL Cy Young last season. The Indians right-hander heads into his start against the Reds on quite a roll: He has 30...

  • At 42, Bartolo Colon shines with guile and precision pitches

    Updated: 17 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon settled in a chair and threw a rubber ball against his black glove. He repeated the motion several times, then leaned back and threw the ball in the air, mimicking a fielding drill. That was his routine before one of his worst starts since he signed with...

  • Belt's HR helps Giants beat Rockies, 11-8.

    Updated: 17 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt brought the fireworks early to keep the San Francisco Giants rolling. Belt homered into the third deck, Ryan Vogelsong threw six scoreless innings and also doubled and the Giants held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Friday night. Buster Posey...

  • Cuban star Tomas adjusts to life in the major leagues

    Updated: 31 min ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Things are lining up nicely in Yasmany Tomas' world. The native of Cuba and first-year Arizona Diamondback is uplifting his teammates with his hitting. His defensive play at a new position for him, third base, continues to improve. He just got back from a few days in...

  • Padres beaten 2-1 by Dodgers in 3rd straight loss

    Updated: 48 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Cashner matched Zack Greinke pitch-for-pitch through six innings. The San Diego Padres just couldn't deliver a victory. Cashner allowed just an unearned run and five hits while striking out three and walking one for his first no-decision of the season in the...

  • Kendrick battles but Giants top Rockies

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 53 min ago

    DENVER — Kyle Kendrick fought to keep the Colorado Rockies in the game. It almost paid off when his teammates nearly erased a seven-run deficit at a rain-soaked Coors Field. Kendrick tossed 6 1-3 hard-fought innings before the bullpen stumbled in the final three frames and the San...

  • Pederson's 8th-inning homer helps Dodgers beat Padres 2-1

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took nearly a week, but the Los Angeles Dodgers managed to score again. Joc Pederson homered on an 0-2 pitch in the eighth inning and their anemic offense mustered just enough to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night. Pederson's 11th home run — tops on...

  • Phillies' O'Sullivan falls short against Scherzer, Nationals

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing Bryce Harper and the surging Washington Nationals' lineup is tough enough. Going against Max Scherzer adds to the difficulty. Philadelphia's Sean O'Sullivan has done it three times this season, and the Phillies have lost each time, including a 2-1 setback...

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