SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Perhaps there was a hangover from a stinging loss the previous night, or maybe the Cardinals’ heralded pitching prospect is on the verge of stardom. 664 more words
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ST. PETERSBURG — Even on his very best days, Marco Estrada walks a fine line between success and failure.
He works with a repertoire of pitches that would seem to have no place in a major-league rotation, yet his ability to fool hitters with an 88-mph fastball, a cutter at 85, a curveball and a changeup of mystical quality puts him in an elite class of pitchers. 594 more words
TORONTO — Melvin Upton Jr. hit a two-run inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to an 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday afternoon. 620 more words
At one time the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, Eric Gagne has signed with the Ottawa Champions.
The Mascouche, QC, native will start the final game of the season on Sept. 231 more words
CLEVELAND — Edwin Encarnacion homered, Roberto Osuna bounced back from a nightmarish outing to record the save and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on Saturday night. 308 more words