Baseball

Baseball

Yankees complete sweep of Mariners

There's no better insurance policy in the major leagues than the Yankees' bullpen. Manager Aaron Boone doesn't hesitant to dial r-e-l-i-e-f when one of his starting pitchers are in trouble.

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Dodgers are in position to acquire some roster help before trade deadline

As he walked across the Wrigley Field diamond on Wednesday afternoon, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts burst into a smile. Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish had just completed a simulated game and came over to visit with former teammate Kenta Maeda. Roberts extended his hand to embrace Darvish. His affection for the player outweighed the bitterness over the ending of last season.

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Rick Porcello, Red Sox shut down Twins, 9-2

Baseball is full of complex statistics, but the math on this one is fairly simple: 2-2=0. Take an offense with only two dynamic hitters, subtract both of them due to injury, and the result is exactly what you would expect: Zero chance of winning.

A's manager Bob Melvin assesses strong debut by rookie pitcher Sean Manaea

After top pitching prospect Sean Manaea performed well in his first spring training game on Friday, March 4, 2016, Oakland A's manager shared his thoughts about the young left-hander with the wicked strikeout stuff. Manaea threw two scoreless inni