Baseball

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is hoping to use a five-game baseball exhibition against a team of U.S. college players to bounce back from recent disappointing international results in a sport that's considered the island's national pastime. The series that started Wednesday in Cuba is the...
SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets has lost his bid for a perfect game when he allowed a single to Seattle's Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning. Colon retired all 20 batters he faced Wednesday before Cano slapped a 2-2 pitch into left field. The 41-...
SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets has a perfect game through six innings against the Seattle Mariners. Colon has retired all 18 batters he faced Wednesday. He has struck out four and has thrown 73 pitches. Should he retire all 27 batters, the 41-year-old Colon...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew Wolff said he agreed to the terms of...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is "anxious" to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers. A handful of experts, including Dr. James Andrews and New York Yankees team physician Dr...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics say they have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland. Team owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that after reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, he has agreed to the terms of the lease to keep the...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics say they have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland. Team owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that after reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, he has agreed to the terms of the lease to keep the...
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained neck. The move is retroactive to July 14. To take his place on the roster, the team selected the contract of infielder Ben Paulsen from Triple-A Colorado...
TORONTO (AP) — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has hit his 452nd home run, tying Boston great Carl Yastrzemski for 36th place on baseball's career list. Big Papi connected for a two-run shot to center field off Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Brad Mills in the fourth inning Monday...