Major League Baseball

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia speaks to teammates in the dugout before an interleague baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Boston. Pedroia is making his return after recovering from an injury. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 26, 2018 - 11:55 am
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia's comeback from offseason knee surgery is complete. The 2008 AL MVP and four-time All Star is in Boston's starting lineup for Saturday's interleague game against the Atlanta Braves. The 34-year-old Pedroia admitted to some nervousness in the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Greg Bird fields a grounder by Houston Astros' Brian McCann during the fifth inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Houston. The Yankees plan to activate Bird from the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since right ankle surgery on March 27. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
May 26, 2018 - 2:01 am
A look at what's happen around the majors today: FLIGHT PLAN The Yankees plan to activate first baseman Greg Bird from the DL before a game against the Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since having right ankle surgery on March 27. New York likely...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 26, 2018 - 1:32 am
SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton made one mistake, missing on his location with the only pitch he wanted back from another dominant performance. It made the big Seattle lefty angry — well, at least as angry as Paxton can get. "I think I got a little upset there and started letting it rip a little more...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve celebrates after hitting a two-run double off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Andrew Miller during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
May 26, 2018 - 12:41 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Houston Astros kicked off a late rally Friday night against relief ace Andrew Miller, then put their entire offensive arsenal on display. Jose Altuve tied it with a two-run double off Miller in the eighth and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez's squeeze bunt, and...
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Los Angeles Angels catcher Martin Maldonado watches as New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, left, follows through on a home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 26, 2018 - 12:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres took a few moments, studied video of Jim Johnson on an iPad and then faced the pitcher for the first time. A month into his big league career, the 21-year-old seized the moment, stroking a low, outside sinker over the right-field scoreboard for a tiebreaking home run...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani celebrates after scoring on a single by Andrelton Simmons during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 12:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani likely will rejoin the Los Angeles Angel's rotation next week. The 23-year-old rookie, the first two-way player in the major leagues in decades, was on track to start Sunday at Yankee Stadium against countryman Masahiro Tanaka, but the Angels said Thursday that Ohtani...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw jokes around in the dugout prior to a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 26, 2018 - 12:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw marked the 10-year anniversary of his major league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on the disabled list. However, the three-time Cy Young Award winner is getting closer to returning. Kershaw is set to throw a four-inning simulated game on Saturday at Dodger...
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Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates with relief pitcher Alex Colome after the team's 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game Thursday, May 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 25, 2018 - 10:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive. Rewarding a strong start in spite of numerous injuries and the suspension of Robinson Cano, the Mariners pulled off the first...
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Los Angeles Angels catcher Martin Maldonado watches as New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, left, follows through on a home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 25, 2018 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres became the youngest American League player to homer in four straight games, Aaron Judge threw out a pair of runners from right field and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Friday night in the opener of a series showcasing some of the sport's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Greg Bird fields a grounder by Houston Astros' Brian McCann during the fifth inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Houston. The Yankees plan to activate Bird from the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since right ankle surgery on March 27. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
May 25, 2018 - 10:43 pm
A look at what's happen around the majors Saturday: FLIGHT PLAN The Yankees plan to activate first baseman Greg Bird from the DL before a game against the Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since having right ankle surgery on March 27. New York...
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