5/29/2015 | Peralta is baseball's most productive shortstop
Jhonny Peralta's name doesn't often come up in discussions of baseball's best shortstops, but perhaps it should. Since the start of 2014, no shortstop has been more productive, not even Troy Tulowitzki.
5/29/2015 | Hudson's arm, Posey's bat topple Braves
Tim Hudson pitched seven stingy innings to gain his first career victory over the Atlanta Braves and benefited from Buster Posey's three RBIs as the Giants prevailed, 4-2. The outcome hoisted the Giants atop the National League West standings, a half-game ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
5/29/2015 | Walker outduels Bauer in 8-K gem to knot series
A taut pitcher's duel broke out between the Indians and Mariners on Friday night at Safeco Field, and one swing of the bat proved to be the difference in Seattle's 2-1 victory.
5/29/2015 | Hamilton hits 2 HRs as Rangers top Red Sox
Josh Hamilton hit his first two home runs of the season to help lift the Rangers to a 7-4 victory over the Red Sox on Friday night. Both of Hamilton's home runs came off of Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright.
5/29/2015 | Tulo breaks out of slump with power display
The problem with breaking down Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki's season-long slump and home run drought is he has the power to change things quickly.
5/29/2015 | 'Dead arm' a dead issue: Harvey's heater lively
In an attempt to silence the alarms and call off the hounds before Friday's 4-3 loss to the Marlins, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson amended a description of the scary-sounding term that ace Matt Harvey has spent the last week semi-diagnosed and maybe unfairly labeled with -- "dead arm."
5/29/2015 | Coming off his best outing, Bettis tops it
If Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis is awful in warmups, look out. Of Friday night's pregame bullpen, Bettis said, "This was by tenfold worse. Coming into the game, there was nothing that was working for me."Evidently, all he needs to hear is, "Play ball." Bettis carried a perfect game into the seventh and a no-hitter into the eighth. He threw eighth scoreless, two-hit innings as the Rockies beat the Phillies, 4-1.
5/29/2015 | Iglesias' strong throw finishes dazzling play
Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias sometimes bypasses the highlight play in favor of getting rid of the ball as quickly as possible when there's a fast runner headed down the line. His play in Friday night's 2-0 loss to the Angels fulfilled both objectives.
5/29/2015 | Devenski and Hader throw no-hitter for Hooks
In a rain-shortened game, Chris Devenski and Josh Hader did not allow a hit for Corpus Christi, recording the first no-hitter in the Hooks' history.
5/29/2015 | Colabello's ninth-inning homer lifts Blue Jays
Chris Colabello's past year has been full of highs and lows. Friday night, the outfielder might've reached his highest point thus far in the Blue Jays' 6-4 victory over his former team, the Twins.
5/29/2015 | Reds slug their way past Nats in opener
5/29/2015 | Backed by A's bats, Gray stifles Yanks
A four-run third inning backed A's ace Sonny Gray, who did his part by completing eight solid innings in a 6-2 victory over the Yankees at the Coliseum on Friday night, securing Oakland its second straight win.
5/29/2015 | Fridays with Harvey are required viewing
The 20-6 home record the Mets carried after sweeping the Phillies might have influenced some folks to show up. But the chance to see Matt Harvey on a Friday night seemingly was as seductive as Ms. Sue Ann Nivens at her Saturday night best.
5/29/2015 | Dior, designer behind MLB logo, dies at 82
Jerry Dior, the man who designed the Major League Baseball logo, has passed away. Dior died at his home in Edison, N.J., according to The New York Times. His wife, Lita, told the newspaper that the cause was cancer.
5/29/2015 | Johnson perfect in six innings for Triple-A Pawtucket
Red Sox No. 7 prospect Brian Johnson had a memorable outing Friday night. He threw six perfect innings for Pawtucket before he was pulled.
5/29/2015 | Royals drawing fans across the country
The Royals, who are visiting Wrigley Field this weekend, are a team that is clearly being seen as what it is -- a collection of two-way players who are as committed to each other as they are fundamentally sound, and who make new fans every time they pull on their cleats.
5/29/2015 | Scioscia can opt out of contract following '15
Angels manager Mike Scioscia signed a 10-year extension that runs through 2018 in January 2009, but that contract gives him the ability to opt out after this season.
5/29/2015 | Bour homers off Harvey; Marlins escape Mets
Matt Harvey's arm certainly isn't dead, but the righty may be in a bit of a slump. Harvey was throwing in the upper 90s after dealing with a bout of "dead arm" following his last start, and he struck out 11 over eight innings Friday night. But one bad pitch to Justin Bour was enough to hand Harvey his second straight loss as the Marlins topped the Mets, 4-3, at Citi Field.
5/29/2015 | Tight muscle in neck ends Strasburg's night
Stephen Strasburg exited Friday's game, a 5-2 Nationals loss, in the bottom of the second inning with a tight muscle in his neck.
5/29/2015 | Mariners dealt another 'tough loss' with Paxton on DL
Mariners left-hander James Paxton was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday due to a strained tendon in the middle finger of his pitching hand, an injury sustained during Thursday night's 5-3 loss to the Indians.
5/29/2015 | D-backs go yard four times to best the Crew
The D-backs hit four home runs, including shortstop Nick Ahmed's go-ahead solo shot in the eighth with two outs off reliever Jonathan Broxton for a 7-5 win over the Brewers on Friday night at Miller Park.
5/29/2015 | deGrom gives toddler first haircut for charity
This year, the Mets donated a haircut from right-hander Jacob deGrom, easily recognizable by his shoulder-length brown hair. Jeff Lax was the highest bidder, and he handed control of his youngest son's first haircut to the 2014 National League Rookie of the Year.
5/29/2015 | Hardy's walk-off sends O's past Rays
J.J. Hardy's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth sent the Orioles to a 2-1 win over the Rays on Friday night.
5/29/2015 | Tanaka to be activated for Wednesday's start
Ace right-hander Masahiro Tanaka will be activated from the disabled list to start the Yankees' game against the Mariners on Wednesday in Seattle, manager Joe Girardi said Friday.
5/29/2015 | Adams has surgery, may miss four months
Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams underwent surgery on Friday to repair what team orthopedist Dr. David King found to be a full tear of Adams' right quadriceps muscle. Because the injury was more severe than initially evident on an MRI, Adams is expected to need approximately four months to recover.
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