8/28/2015 | Byrd's slam sets Giants' single-season record
In the third inning Friday vs. the Cardinals, Marlon Byrd belted the eighth grand slam for the Giants this season. It established a franchise record, eclipsing the seven amassed by the club in 1951, 1954, 1970, 1998 and 2000.
8/28/2015 | Use Cutch in a Pirates stack vs. Rusin
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8/28/2015 | Pair of solo homers boost Mariners in Chicago
Taijuan Walker limited the White Sox to three hits over 6 1/3 innings and the Seattle bullpen held the rest of the way during a 2-0 Mariners victory Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Walker exited on a 3-2 count to Adam LaRoche in the seventh with what was diagnosed as a cramp in his right hip flexor.
8/28/2015 | Bucs sink Rox with late rally, Polanco's arm
Right fielder Gregory Polanco showed off his strong arm in right field and Josh Harrison lifted the Pirates with a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning of a 5-3 victory over the Rockies at PNC Park.
8/28/2015 | Texas holds steady in WC with win over O's
Rangers starter Cole Hamels had one shaky inning of control issues but was otherwise brilliant, holding the Orioles to two hits over eight innings in a 4-1 victory on Friday night.
8/28/2015 | Scully to return for 67th season
The Dodgers have a personnel decision greeted with unanimous support on Friday, as Vin Scully will return for a 67th season as the club's announcer.
8/28/2015 | Little League World Series down to final four
On Saturday, the United States and international championships are up for grabs with Mexico and Japan, and Texas and Pennsylvania squaring off in Williamsport, Pa.
8/28/2015 | Kershaw speaks volumes, as Vin reveals plan
Broadcaster Vin Scully announced Friday that he'll return for his 67th season with the Dodgers in 2016, but even the legend behind the microphone might have to find new ways to describe Clayton Kershaw.
8/28/2015 | Rodney happy to be reunited with Maddon
Fernando Rodney admitted he didn't know many of the Cubs players but he is familiar with the team. He's just like any other fan in that he's seen the highlights.
8/28/2015 | What to watch for in today's games
The final Saturday in August here, yet it already feels like September with many exciting races heating up throughout Major League Baseball.
8/28/2015 | Marlins get to Scherzer early, hold off Nationals
The Marlins scored four runs in the first four innings off Max Scherzer on Friday night, then held on tight, earning a 4-3 win over the Nationals in the series opener.
8/28/2015 | A-Rod playing the field in Atlanta unlikely
Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez needed to check the bottom of his locker to see if his infielder's glove made the trip to Turner Field, finding it buried under a pair of gray road pants. He may no longer play the field, but in a broad view, the designated hitter seems to understand plenty about the importance of positions.
8/28/2015 | Scioscia has thought of flipping Trout, Pujols
Mike Trout hasn't had nearly enough opportunities to drive runners in this season. So how about batting him behind Albert Pujols, a lineup combination Angels manager Mike Scioscia has never deployed?
8/28/2015 | Donaldson follows Tulo with mammoth homer
Josh Donaldson sent a 1-2 fastball from Tigers starter Matt Boyd off the facing of the fifth deck -- a projected 454 feet, according to Statcast -- to help the Blue Jays to a 5-3 win in the series opener on Friday at Rogers Centre.
8/28/2015 | RBI World Series documentaries to honor youth baseball
MLB Network and MLB.com will air two documentaries on Sunday that offer a look inside the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series from Texas earlier this month, with inside-look footage focusing on several participants from across the U.S.
8/28/2015 | Volquez, Morales send Royals past Rays
Kendrys Morales' two-run home run off the catwalk in center field and a quality start by Edinson Volquez were all the Royals needed to take a 3-2 win over the Rays Friday night at Tropicana Field.
8/28/2015 | Zunino sent to Triple-A to ease pressure
The Mariners optioned struggling catcher Mike Zunino to Triple-A Tacoma and purchased the contract of John Hicks from Tacoma on Friday.
8/28/2015 | McCann back where it all started in Atlanta
Throughout his high school years in suburban Atlanta, Brian McCann routinely visited Turner Field without any reason to believe he would end up playing more games in this stadium than anybody not named Chipper Jones or Andruw Jones.
8/28/2015 | Rangers call up lefty Faulkner, option Martinez
The Rangers called up left-handed pitcher Andrew Faulkner from Triple-A Round Rock and optioned right-hander Nick Martinez on Friday.
8/28/2015 | Mariners make GM change at necessary time
Mariners president Kevin Mather kept waiting for the team's sudden surge. It never came. And with time running out, the time came for the Mariners to make a change. Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik, in his seventh year on the job, was dismissed Friday.
8/28/2015 | Puig placed on DL; Dodgers call up Peraza
The Dodgers placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled infielder Jose Peraza from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
8/28/2015 | Correa day to day due to sore left hamstring
An anticipated matchup between two of the American League's top rookies will have to wait. On Friday, Carlos Correa was out of the Astros' lineup for the second straight game while nursing a sore left hamstring and Twins slugger Miguel Sano also did not start the series opener due to his own sore hamstring.
8/28/2015 | Gibson outduels Kazmir as Twins blank Astros
Kyle Gibson tossed 5 1/3 innings to get his first win since July 12 while helping the Twins earn a 3-0 victory over the Astros on Friday night at Target Field.
8/28/2015 | Francona discusses contract's opt-out clause
Indians manager Terry Francona wanted to end some of the speculation about his contract situation on Friday. With team president Mark Shapiro reportedly on the Blue Jays' radar for their pending presidential vacancy, Francona's future has been a hot topic of late.
8/28/2015 | Mets faithful fete Wright with rousing ovation
Somewhere between the second-base bag and Tim Teufel's left arm waving him around third, David Wright lost the nervous excitement that turned his late-August return to Queens into "almost like Opening Day." Then came the mad dash home, which Wright never expected to take when Michael Cuddyer's single to right sent him scurrying in the first place, and which Wright admittedly doubted at times he'd ever try again this season.
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