U.S. Soccer

Led by Crew SC’s Trapp, U.S. U-23 Men opens Olympic qualifying with win

The U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team, led by a pair of goals from Jordan Morris, started its run in the 2015 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship with a 3-1 win against Canada at Sporting Park. Morris found the net before Canada could even touch the ball, punching in the opening goal before a minute of soccer […]

Twins beat Indians 4-2

The Twins kept their postseason hopes alive with a late rally, scoring the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the ninth in a 4-2 win over the Indians on Thursday night at Progressive Field. It helped the Twins (83-76) move to one game back of the Astros for the second American League Wild Card […]

Reds drop home finale 5-3 to Cubs

The Cubs continued their bid to host the National League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser by posting a soggy 5-3 win Thursday afternoon over the Reds, who lost their 12th in a row. Austin Jackson smacked a three-run home run and Anthony Rizzo added an RBI double to back Jason Hammel, who scattered five […]

Indians down Twins 10-2 as playoff hopes end

Cleveland Indians

The Indians dealt a blow to the Twins’ postseason chances, as rookie right-hander Cody Anderson threw seven scoreless innings and was helped by a two-run homer from fellow rookie Francisco Lindor in a 10-2 win in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday at Progressive Field. The Twins (82-76) split the twin bill, and […]

Cubs beat Reds 10-3, Reds have now lost 11 straight

Jon Lester struck out nine, Austin Jackson drove in a career-high five runs, and Starlin Castro had four hits, including a sixth-inning leadoff home run and RBI double, to lift the Cubs to a 10-3 victory Wednesday night and hand the Reds their 11th straight loss. The win put the Cubs within 2 1/2 games […]

Cubs beat Reds 4-1

The Cubs continued their tuneup for the postseason Tuesday night as Miguel Montero smacked a two-run double to back Dan Haren in a 4-1 rain-delayed victory at Great American Ball Park, handing the Reds their 10th straight loss. Montero’s hit came in a four-run first against rookie Josh Smith. Haren, who has said he will […]

Twins down Indians 4-2

Left-hander Tommy Milone was solid while starting on short notice, while Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer off Corey Kluber to help the Twins to a 4-2 win over the Indians on Monday night at Progressive Field. With their third straight victory, the Twins (81-75) are 1 1/2 games back of the Astros (83-74) for […]

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