Rizzo Hits 2 Home Runs In 4-2 Win Over Marlins

Anthony Rizzo had two home runs and four RBIs to power the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night, giving Chicago back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Rizzo’s second career two-home run


Rangers Hold Off Twins 4-3

Adrian Beltre homered and rookie Justin Grimm won his second consecutive start and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday. Lance Berkman, Nelson Cruz and Ian Kinsler each had RBI doubles for the Rangers, who won for


Lynn, Beltran Lead Cards To 9-1 Win Over Pirates

Lance Lynn pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his winning streak to nine games and Carlos Beltran homered from both sides of the plate and drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a


Peavy And White Sox Power Past Rays

Jake Peavy pitched well into the seventh and the White Sox supported him with three homers to rally from a three-run deficit and beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night. Peavy (3-1) gave up home runs to Matt


Dempster Strikes Out 10 As Red Sox Beat Astros 7-3

David Ross cleared the Green Monster twice with solo home runs and Ryan Dempster matched a season high with 10 strikeouts for the Boston Red Sox in a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. David Ortiz


Yankees Overcome Injuries To Beat Blue Jays

David Phelps struck out a career-high nine in four innings after relieving the injured Ivan Nova, Chris Stewart threw out two baserunners to quash potential rallies as an emergency fill-in for Francisco Cervelli and the New York Yankees beat


Zimmermann Blanks Reds On 1 Hit In Nats’ 1-0 Win

Jordan Zimmermann was terrific in his second complete game of the season and the Washington Nationals limited the Cincinnati Reds to one hit for the second straight game in a 1-0 victory on Friday night. Zimmermann (4-1) struck out


Sanchez Fans 17, Tigers Beat Braves 10-0

Anibal Sanchez struck out 17 in eight marvelous innings for Detroit, confounding the Atlanta Braves in a dazzling performance Friday night and leading the Tigers to a 10-0 victory. Sanchez set a team record for strikeouts in a nine-inning


Falcons’ Dimitroff: I’ll Trade Up And Get Him

Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff is not going to come right out and confirm the reports that he’s trying to trade up in the first round of the draft, because general managers never come right out and say what


David Baas Has Elbow Surgery

Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that Baas had surgery on his elbow earlier this week. Baas needed to have bone spurs removed and the expectation is that Baas will miss the remainder of the team’s