Pettibone, 3 Homers Push Phils Over Marlins

Jonathan Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night. Pettibone (2-0) allowed one run and five hits in 6 1-3


Mets Rally For 7-5 Win Over Braves In 10th

David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel and the New York Mets scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Pinch-hitter


Holliday, Beltran Homer, Cards Beat Brewers 6-1

Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered and Shelby Miller pitched six strong innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 Friday night. Miller (4-2) gave up seven hits and a walk in six innings while


Angels Hit 2 HRs In Vargas’ Win Over O’s

Jason Vargas pitched a three-hitter for his first victory with his new club, Mark Trumbo and Mike Trout homered and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 Friday night. Vargas (1-3) threw 107 pitches, striking out three


Avila’s 2-Run HR In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Astros

Alex Avila hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. After Houston closer Jose Veras (0-2) walked Don Kelly to open the inning,


Posey’s Home Run Lifts Giants Past Dodgers 2-1

Buster Posey hit a game-ending home run into the left-field seats leading off the bottom of the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night. Sergio Romo (2-2) struck out two in


Padres Ride Alonso’s HR To 7-6 Win Over Arizona

Yonder Alonso hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Wade Miley in the fifth inning and the San Diego Padres held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 Friday night for their seventh win in nine games. With the Padres


Longoria Lifts Rays To 7-4 Win Over Rockies

Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning and Kelly Johnson later added a two-run homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Desmond Jennings also had a


Jags Coach Gus Bradley Says He Still Trusts Justin Blackmon

Picking up a four-game suspension for a substance abuse violation less than four months after a new head coach has taken over isn’t the best way to make a first impression. According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union,


Jesse Williams Brings Tats And Talent To Seattle

The Seahawks have found the perfect guy to chase the heavily-tattooed Colin Kaepernick. Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams, arguably a steal in the fifth round of the 2013 draft, has an extensive collection of skin art. He has the