Hot Kansas City Royals fall to hotter LA Dodgers 8-3

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin throws to a Kansas City Royals batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo / Colin E. Braley) Colin E. Braley AP For the second time in two games, the Royals escaped ultimate baseball danger. They didn’t allow … Read more

Mets waste Max Scherzer’s gem in extra-inning loss to Phillies

The Mets lost two contributors, then lost a winning streak in a heartbreaker. The Phillies cut down the potential winning run at the plate in the ninth inning and then capitalized with a run in the 10th to steal a 2-1 victory in front of 38,467 at Citi Field on Friday night. The Mets’ six-game … Read more

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended 80 games after testing positive for PED

7:09 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment … Read more

Best moments, scenes and more

Major League Baseball is back in heaven tonight. Or is it Iowa? The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds meet at a ballpark next to the filming location of the iconic 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” where Ray Kinsella (played by Kevin Costner) built a baseball field in the middle of his cornfields at the direction … Read more

Mets’ Francisco Lindor may end up being worth $ 341 million

Francisco Lindor slid a bag over his shoulder, fist-bumped a few young boys eating pizza in the clubhouse, then headed for the Citi Field door and a desperately needed day off after playing his 111th game out of a possible 112 this season. The Mets shortstop stopped for a minute when a reporter asked how … Read more

Trevor Bauer Faces Sexual Battery Allegations in New Countersuit

Editors’ notes: This story contains graphic accounts of domestic violence and sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault or domestic violence, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was sued Tuesday for sexual battery by the … Read more

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani joins Babe Ruth as only players in MLB history to have at least 10 HRs and 10 wins in same season

OAKLAND, Calif. – Another home run, another pitching win, another spot in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. The two-way sensation from Japan withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run, reaching yet another monumental milestone as the Los Angeles Angels beat the … Read more

Josh Donaldson, Jameson Taillon lift Yankees over Mariners

SEATTLE – After a miserable few days in St. Louis, the Yankees got back to winning on Monday, snapping their season-high five-game losing streak with a 9-4 win over the Mariners at T-Mobile Park. But it came with a cost, as Matt Carpenter suffered a fractured left foot in the first inning and could be … Read more