Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.
Jonathon Niese (3-5) allowed four runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 2-3 innings.
A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed New York Mets ace Matt Harvey the worst loss of his career in an 8-2 victory Saturday.
Shoo and Prince Fielder each had two hits in the third. Fielder finished with three RBIs and hit his third homer in a two games.
Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.
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Let the comparisons begin. Miguel Cabrera hit his 400th home run over the weekend against the St. Louis Cardinals.
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One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
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The all-time home runs leader “is working now on a grievance” with the players’ union accusing MLB of colluding to keep him off the field, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.
The right-hander, who turns 42 this month, gave up four runs and eight hits with six strikeouts and no walks in six-plus innings.
Throwing nice and easy with pink sleeves peeking out from under his pinstriped jersey on Mother’s Day, Pineda overpowered an Orioles team that went bust in its week in the Big Apple.
Chris Davis hit one of Baltimore’s three home runs, Wei-Yin Chen won for the first time this season and the Orioles snapped a four-game slide Saturday with a 6-2 victory over the New York Yankees.