Los Angeles Dodgers add newly acquired OF Trayce Thompson to active roster

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers added outfielder Trayce Thompson to the active roster on Tuesday after acquiring him from the Detroit Tigers for cash. Thompson returns to the Dodgers after spending parts of the 2016 and 2017 seasons with them. He hit .207 with 14 home runs and 34 RBIs in 107 games … Read more

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani propel Angels past Mariners

SEATTLE — Mike Trout doesn’t have — or perhaps doesn’t want to share — the reason for why he has hit so well in Seattle throughout his career. “I don’t know. We play here a lot. I see the ball good,” Trout said. “I couldn’t tell you one particular thing. They’ve got a good backdrop.” … Read more

Why Yankees-Rays was delayed 16 minutes for a pitching change

The Yankees wanted to give Lucas Luetge a few extra seconds to warm up, but instead they got 16 minutes. Manager Aaron Boone eventually got to make the pitching change he wanted in the eighth inning of their 4-3 win Wednesday over the Rays, but not before a lengthy delay brought the game to a … Read more

Dodgers’ Tyler Anderson loses no-hit bid with one out in ninth inning against Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels

LOS ANGELES — Tyler Anderson’s impressive — and somewhat improbable — no-hit bid fell two outs short Wednesday night, as Shohei Ohtani broke it up with a line-drive triple in the ninth inning of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ eventual 4- 1 win over the crosstown-rival Los Angeles Angels. Ohtani’s triple came on Anderson’s 123rd pitch … Read more

Chris Bassitt pitches best Mets start with 8 shutout innings

NEW YORK — In the days following statistically one of the worst starts of his career, Chris Bassitt spoke to his longtime teammate, Mark Canha, who urged him to stop pitching so tentatively to hitters. Bassitt apologized to his catchers, Tomás Nido and Patrick Mazeika, for not being more direct with them about his game … Read more

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas loses no-hitter in ninth and ‘it kinda stinks to not finish’

ST. LOUIS — Miles Mikolas fell one strike short of a no-hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Pirates when Cal Mitchell doubled with two outs in the ninth inning Tuesday night. Mitchell drove a 2-2 curveball just over the head of Gold Glove center fielder Harrison Bader. The ball bounced on the … Read more