Associated Press CLEVELAND – Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer off reliever Marc Rzepczynski in the eighth inning after Cleveland replaced starter Trevor Bauer, rallying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory over the Indians on Thursday. Bauer blanked St. Louis on four hits over 7 1-3 innings before giving up a one-out walk. […]

Associated Press CLEVELAND – Corey Kluber struck out 18 and allowed his only hit in the seventh inning, getting his first win this season in style, and the Cleveland Indians beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Wednesday night. The reigning AL Cy Young winner didn’t yield a hit until Jhonny Peralta grounded a clean […]

Associated Press CLEVELAND – Lance Lynn pitched six scoreless innings and Matt Holliday had four RBIs, including a three-run homer, to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Tuesday night. Lynn (2-3) held Cleveland to four hits and struck out nine. He received plenty of help from his offense, which scored […]

Associated Press BALTIMORE – Manny Machado and Chris Davis hit first-inning homers, Ubaldo Jimenez had a season-high nine strikeouts over seven sharp innings, and the Orioles celebrated their return to Baltimore with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. Adam Jones also homered for the Orioles, who had lost five of […]

By Barry Wilner and Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writers NEW YORK – The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games of the season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks Monday as punishment for deflating footballs used in the AFC title game. The league […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Michael Pineda struck out a career-high 16 in seven dominant innings and New York downed Baltimore. Pineda (5-0) matched David Cone and David Wells for the second-most strikeouts in a game by a Yankees pitcher. Ron Guidry fanned 18 in 1978. The 16 strikeouts were the most by the Orioles […]

Associated Press WASHINGTON – Bryce Harper did it again, extending his remarkable homer streak with a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves 8-6 on Saturday. Harper homered for the sixth time in his last three games, one off the major league record set […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Moving from one side of the football to the other has changed Terrell Pinson’s life. It’s also changing his address. Pinson, a former standout wide receiver at Tupelo who wrapped up his senior season at Louisiana Tech in the fall, caught 29 passes his senior season with the Wave for […]

Associated Press PITTSBURGH – Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong hit three-run homers and Michael Wacha remained unbeaten as the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-5 on Friday. Holliday sent a towering shot to left-center off Francisco Liriano (1-2) in the third inning and Wong put it away with a drive over the […]