Major League Baseball

Michigan guard Jaaron Simmons dunks the ball during a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 31, 2018 - 3:35 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio, where a Cinderella and its telegenic nun join three power programs in the Final Four. Based on...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, March 30, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
March 30, 2018 - 11:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price is back in the Red Sox rotation and looking, feeling and — more important — performing like one of the best pitchers in baseball. The five-time All-Star was dominant in his first start since last July, allowing four singles over seven innings of Boston's 1-0...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto, Friday, March 30, 2018. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 10:19 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched six sharp innings and the New York Yankees did fine without any pop from their sluggers, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Friday night. Giancarlo Stanton, who homered twice and doubled a day earlier in the opener, went 0 for 4. So did big hitters Aaron...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws in the third inning of an opening day baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, March 30, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
March 30, 2018 - 9:18 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer put on quite a performance for his new manager. Scherzer struck out 10 in six innings and the Washington Nationals made Dave Martinez's dugout debut a success, opening with a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. "The biggest thing for me is not becoming a fan...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws in the third inning of an opening day baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, March 30, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
March 30, 2018 - 9:16 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in six innings and the Washington Nationals, in their first game with Dave Martinez as a major league manager, began defense of their NL East title by opening with a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. Nationals star Bryce Harper got two hits,...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco is greeted by teammates Adam Frazier (26) and Josh Harrison after they scored on Polanco's three-run home run during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, March 30, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 30, 2018 - 8:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos slid across home plate, Pittsburgh catcher Francisco Cervelli lunged at him — and for a few fleeting moments, the Detroit Tigers rushed on to the field to celebrate a win on opening day. All while the Pirates waited for a possible reprieve. "We thought we had a...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws in the third inning of an opening day baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, March 30, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
March 30, 2018 - 8:37 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer put on quite a performance for his new manager. Scherzer struck out 10 in six innings and the Washington Nationals made Martinez's dugout debut a success, opening with a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. "The biggest thing for me is not becoming a fan,"...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws in the third inning of an opening day baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, March 30, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
March 30, 2018 - 7:33 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in six innings and the Washington Nationals, in their first game with Dave Martinez as a major league manager, began defense of their NL East title by opening with a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. Nationals star Bryce Harper got two hits,...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco is greeted by teammates Adam Frazier (26) and Josh Harrison after they scored on Polanco's three-run home run during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, March 30, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 30, 2018 - 6:57 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 13-10 victory over Detroit on Friday — about an hour after the Tigers spilled onto the field to celebrate what they thought was a game-winning hit of their own. Nicholas Castellanos was...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during first-inning baseball game action against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Thursday, March 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 7:16 am
Giancarlo Stanton and Matt Davidson gave opening day quite a jolt. A new baseball season began with a bang Thursday when Ian Happ of the Chicago Cubs homered on the very first pitch.World Series MVP George Springer connected , Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit walkoff winners and Anthony Rizzo...
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