Ump show hits Marlins-Mets as pitcher called for 3 straight balks in 1 inning

pitcher went seven seasons in his MLB career before committing his first balk. The wait for his second, and third, balk was more than a little shorter. A game between the Miami Marlins and on Tuesday abruptly devolved into an ump show when first base umpire John Tumpane called not one, not two, but three … Read more

KC Royals save biggest comeback of year for home finale, ride 11-run inning to victory

The overcame a nine-run deficit in a wild game that included an eight-run inning by one club and an 11-run inning by the other. The Royals used that offensive explosion to guide them to an 13-12 win over the in front of an announced 18,350 at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Royals won the … Read more

Braves’ Kyle Wright takes no-hitter into sixth inning; Phillies can still win series Sunday

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on If someone had told you a week ago that the had a chance to win a four-game series against the , you’d have run to the bank with it. Heck, after the way things went … Read more

Chicago Cubs rookie Hayden Wesneski pitches an immaculate inning, putting him in rare company: ‘It shows the kind of pit

Hayden Wesneski kept a simple approach when he knew he was on the verge of a rare feat. “The ninth one just let it rip,” he said, “and hope it happens.” Wesneski uncorked a slider down and away, forcing a swing-and-miss from catcher to finish off an immaculate inning in the fifth. The rookie right-hander … Read more

‘Just a weird, weird night’: Cincinnati Reds drop 13-inning thriller to Cardinals

Nearly five hours after the and before their final game at Great American Ball Park, Pujols left his own parting gift. Pujols drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the 13th inning on a sacrifice fly, earning a standing ovation from the fans in the crowd, and Lars Nootbar followed two batters later … Read more

‘Unbelievable’ Mookie Betts stars in clutch, powers Dodgers’ 10-inning win at Miami

A patchwork pitching plan and shaky defense in critical moments almost cost on Friday night. A clutch performance by , however, bailed them out in the end. In a back-and-forth game that featured six lead changes, three ties and 10 innings, Betts’ two home runs, four hits and four RBIs lifted the Dodgers to a … Read more

Five-run first inning dooms Nolensville in 13-0 loss to Hawaii in Little League World Series

to the United States Championship in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has gotten a little more difficult. Taking on a powerhouse team from Honolulu out of the West Region, Nolensville struggled to keep up with the Hawaii bats losing 13-0 in four innings Wednesday and moved to the losers bracket final on … Read more

Little League World Series: Hagerstown can’t continue late-inning magic in loss to Tennessee

For a moment, the magic was still there for . Four days after rallying in the sixth inning to walk off Davenport, Iowa, the Indiana Little League team was primed to do it again against Nolensville, Tennessee, when Nolan Cheeseman’s soft line drive landed in center field to again tie the score in Hagerstown’s last … Read more