From school reports Never let it be said that Corky Palmer’s desire to stay close to home will keep him from seeing a former player of his perform in the big leagues. Palmer, who coached current Minnesota Twin Brian Dozier for four seasons at Southern Miss, along with then assistant and current Golden Eagle head […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs, sending Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to a 15-1 blowout of the New York Yankees that briefly got testy Tuesday night. Keuchel (15-6) held New York scoreless for the second time this season and became the first […]

Associated Press CHICAGO – Kris Bryant homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the surging Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday in a makeup of a rained out game from June 15. The rookie, who had homered twice Sunday, lined a pitch from Cleveland reliever Zach […]

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. IndyCar made the announcement at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Wilson, a British driver who lived outside Denver in Longmont, Colorado, was hit in the […]

Associated Press SAN DIEGO – Michael Wacha pitched six solid innings and Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs to help St. Louis Cardinals avoided a three-game sweep, beating San Diego 10-3 on Sunday. Jason Heyward had three hits as St. Louis averted getting swept for the first time this season. Wacha (15-4) […]

Associated Press PITTSBURGH – Starling Marte hit a solo home run off George Kontos with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Pittsburgh over San Francisco 3-2 on Saturday. Jung Ho Kang hit a pair of solo homers for the Pirates in the matchup of playoff contenders. Marte sent the first pitch he saw from […]

Associated Press HOUSTON – Mike Fiers has pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Fiers (6-9) struck out Justin Turner on his 134th pitch to end it and threw his glove high into the air […]

Daily Journal reports Former Mississippi State standout Hunter Renfroe, the San Diego Padres’ top prospect, got off to a big start in Triple-A. Renfor went 3 for 4 with a homer and a season-high four RBIs as El Paso smashed Memphis 8-1. Renfroe, a first-round pick in 2013, hit .259 with 14 home runs in […]

Associated Press PITTSBURGH – Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter and Neil Walker hit a two-run homer, leading Pittsburgh over San Francisco 4-0 on Thursday. Pittsburgh has won seven of eight. Morton (8-4) scattered four hits over 6 2/3 innings while striking out eight and walking two. He was pulled in the […]