MLB News

  • Pujols joins 500-homer club with second blast

    Albert Pujols joined the rarest of clubs on Tuesday, and accomplished some unprecedented history in the process. The Angels' first baseman homered twice at Nationals Park to become the 26th member of the exclusive 500-home run club. Among those 26, he's the first to hit Nos. 499 and 500 in the same game.

  • Pujols' milestone night paces Halos in win over Nats

    Powered by the two gargantuan homers that put Albert Pujols in exclusive company, the Angels won their second straight game against the Nats and returned to .500 while cruising to a 7-2 victory at Nationals Park on Tuesday night.

  • Happy homecoming: Ellsbury powers Yanks

    It was an evening of mixed reactions, to be sure, but Jacoby Ellsbury did not need the high-definition video screen to show off his dynamic talents. Ellsbury did plenty of that in real time, keeping busy on the bases and in the field to help the Yankees to a 9-3 victory on Tuesday.

  • Fernandez fans 14 in Marlins' first road win

    Jose Fernandez matched a career-high 14 strikeouts in eight scoreless innings of three-hit ball in Miami's 1-0 win over Atlanta on Tuesday night at Turner Field. The victory snapped the Marlins' franchise-record streak of seven straight road losses to begin the season.

  • Price fans 12 Twins in complete-game win

    David Price was dominant on Tuesday for the Rays, striking out 12 in a complete-game, 7-3 victory over the Twins at Tropicana Field.

  • Rangers stun A's with two in ninth

    The Rangers rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth inning for a 5-4 victory over the Athletics on Tuesday night at the O.Co Coliseum.

  • McHugh K's 12 in dominant Astros debut

    Collin McHugh, called up after Scott Feldman was placed on the disabled list, dominated the Mariners at Safeco Field on Tuesday for his first career win, striking out a career-high 12 batters in 6 2/3 scoreless innings to lead the Astros to a 5-2 victory.

  • Wrigley's centennial celebration on tap today

    Today, Wrigley Field -- the second-oldest park in the Majors -- will celebrate its 100th anniversary in style, complete with pageantry and Hall of Fame guests.

  • MLB reminds fans to go green on Earth Day

    Earth Day is a time when everyone around Major League Baseball is reminded of a much greater personal involvement with our planet.

  • Wainwright's latest gem lifts Cards over Mets

    Adam Wainwright went seven innings, Jon Jay had a big hit and Matt Holliday made a spectacular home run-robbing catch as the Cardinals downed the Mets, 3-0, on Tuesday at Citi Field.

  • Cueto goes distance to lead Reds over Bucs

    Johnny Cueto buried the Pirates for the second time in a week with a complete-game gem and a 4-1 victory. The Reds' ace brought a two-hit shutout into the ninth before Andrew McCutchen's solo homer.

  • Tigers break out bats in support of Verlander

    Miguel Cabrera homered during a five-run third inning and had three RBIs, Alex Avila had a three-hit night and the Tigers collected seven doubles to back Justin Verlander's seven strong innings as the Tigers evened their series against the White Sox with an 8-6 victory at Comerica Park on Tuesday night.

  • Air Force serviceman returns Pujols' HR ball

    Tom Sherrill brought no scouting reports or spray charts with him to Nationals Park for Tuesday night's Nationals-Angels game. All he had was his intuition, but that turned out to be enough to put the longtime Angels fan in position to grab Albert Pujols' milestone 500th home run.

  • Bauman: Pujols' greatness again on display

    Tuesday night at Nationals Park, Albert Pujols left an unmistakable impression on baseball history. It was not the impression of a man in the twilight of his career.

  • Castrovince: Pujols still a man among men

    Albert Pujols became the 26th member of the vaunted 500-homer club and just the eighth to reach that mark by the age of 34. So this seems as good a time as any to stop fretting about the financials and simply stand in awe at the totality of Pujols' achievements.

  • Pujols' milestone HR brings smiles to Cards

    The Cardinals saw the first 445 of Albert Pujols' home runs live. They were thrilled to hear about No. 500.

  • Blue Jays' bats come alive late to down O's

    The Blue Jays offense broke out in a big way with a trio of three-run homers from Edwin Encarnacion, Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera in a 9-3 victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

  • Morales in control to win duel over Bumgarner

    Fashioning his second straight stellar start, Franklin Morales held the Giants to one run in seven innings and made solo homers by Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado stand, as the Rockies won for the fifth time in six games, 2-1, at Coors Field on Tuesday night