After nearly 4 hours and more than 350 pitches in a topsy-turvy game that featured nearly as may momentum swings as big hits, Oakland closer Ryan Madson said the only games he enjoyed more in his career were when he won a championship.
ANAHEIM, Calif.-The Angels signed Tim Lincecum hoping the two-time Cy Young Award winner would help stabilize their injury-ravaged rotation, but the veteran right-hander has provided little relief in two of three starts.
PHOENIX - Fifteen years ago, Ryan Howard and Brad Ziegler forged a friendship as teammates at Southwest Missouri State, a relationship so close that Ziegler once admitted he cried as Howard captured a championship in 2008 with the Philadelphia Phillies. The two men have seen almost everything in baseball, and on Tuesday night, they stared at each other with the bases loaded in the ninth inning of a tie game.
MILWAUKEE - For the 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers, a team that often resembles a 24-man millstone around the neck of Clayton Kershaw, few alarms can sound louder than this. Kershaw was scheduled to fly to Los Angeles on Wednesday morning to undergo an examination of his sore lower back.