Mar 13, 2013 00:08 EDT
The star-studded United States and Dominican Republic lineups advanced to a Thursday showdown for a semi-final berth in the World Baseball Classic with second-round triumphs.
Mar 12, 2013 16:38 EDT
New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano homered and scored the go-ahead run to rally the Dominican Republic over Italy 5-4 on Tuesday in the second round of the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 09, 2013 19:45 EST
Michael Saunders went 4-for-4 and Justin Morneau drove in three runs as Canada routed Mexico 10-3 Saturday in a first-round World Baseball Classic game that included a ninth-inning brawl.
Mar 09, 2013 15:15 EST
Carlos Santana smacked a home run and Robinson Cano went 3-for-5 to spark the Dominican Republic over Spain 6-3 on Saturday in a Group C first-round matchup at the World Baseball Classic.
Feb 12, 2013 15:13 EST
Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez, set to start for the United States in the World Baseball Classic, denied using performance-enhancing drugs Tuesday as he reported to pre-season training camp.
Feb 06, 2013 13:39 EST
Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Ryan Braun and other Major League Baseball players denied any wrongdoing on Wednesday after their names were linked to a Miami clinic that allegedly aided dope cheats.
Jan 29, 2013 18:38 EST
New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and other Major League Baseball players were named in a report detailing the records of a Miami clinic that allegedly supplied them performance-enhancing drugs.
Oct 03, 2012 02:58 EDT
Jonny Gomes smacked a solo home run and Oakland beat Texas 3-1, leaving the playoff-bound clubs deadlocked for a division lead entering the last day of the Major League Baseball season.
Sep 21, 2012 02:23 EDT
Yu Darvish struck out nine while allowing only one run over eight innings and Adrian Beltre hit a game-winning home run to give Texas a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Apr 20, 2012 00:58 EDT
Japan's Yu Darvish went 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run and two hits while striking out five as the Texas Rangers routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3.
Apr 10, 2012 02:02 EDT
Yu Darvish did not get a dream debut, but he kept his nerve and his Texas teammates ensured the Japanese star got a win in his first Major League Baseball start.
Apr 09, 2012 23:55 EDT
The Texas Rangers' prized Japanese import Yu Darvish got a rude welcome to Major League Baseball on Monday as he was tagged for five runs in the first two innings against Seattle.
Feb 09, 2012 18:08 EST
The Texas Rangers and Nelson Cruz agreed on a $16 million contract that will keep the slugging outfielder with the Rangers for two more Major League Baseball seasons.
Feb 09, 2012 16:30 EST
(Reuters) - Hard-hitting outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a two-year, $16 million contract extension, the team said on Thursday.
Oct 24, 2011 01:45 EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (Reuters) - Derek Holland threw a dazzling World Series gem as the Texas Rangers shut out the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Sunday to level the best-of-seven championship at 2-2.
Oct 23, 2011 02:29 EDT
Albert Pujols blasted three homers and drove in six runs as the St. Louis Cardinals smacked 15 hits and routed the Texas Rangers 16-7 in game three of the World Series.
Oct 22, 2011 03:22 EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (Reuters) - Elvis Andrus grew up idolizing fellow-Venezuelan Omar Vizquel and his dazzling Major League Baseball skills at shortstop.
Oct 20, 2011 01:51 EDT
The St. Louis Cardinals struck first in the 107th World Series, taking game one behind some superb relief pitching and a clutch pinch-hit single by Allen Craig.
Oct 20, 2011 00:51 EDT
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - The St. Louis Cardinals took another step in their magic postseason ride by edging the Texas Rangers 3-2 in the opening game of the World Series Wednesday.
Oct 20, 2011 00:49 EDT
ST LOUIS (Reuters) - League championship MVP Nelson Cruz nearly played the hero again but his sliding effort to catch a slicing line drive came up short and allowed the run that gave the World Series opener to the St. Louis Cardinals.