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Rangers double up White Sox


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff both hit solo homers to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox in the middle test of a three-game set.Alex Rios had three hits and an RBI and Josh Wilson drove in a pair for the Rangers, winners in five straight

Down four, Dodgers overwhelm D-Backs to win again


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Andre Ethier clubbed a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers used a five-run fifth inning to continue their dominance over the Arizona Diamondbacks with an 8-6 win on Saturday.Adrian Gonzalez and Matt Kemp each went 2-for-4 with two RBI for the Dodgers, who have beaten Arizona six out of the seven meetings this season

Calvert's double-OT strike gives Jackets first-ever playoff win


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Calvert's second goal of the contest, coming at 1:10 of the second overtime, gave the Columbus Blue Jackets their first-ever playoff victory with a 4-3 decision over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal from CONSOL Energy Center.Brandon Dubinsky fought off Pens forward Jussi Jokinen behind the net and fed in front for Cam Atkinson, who missed from point-blank range on the right side

Grabavoy's second-half strike helps RSL top Timbers


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Sandy, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - A 78th-minute goal from Ned Grabavoy and some late goalkeeping heroics from Nick Rimando helped Real Salt Lake to a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday.Salt Lake is now unbeaten in its first seven games this season, while Portland is still in search of its first victory through seven matches after finishing on top of the Western Conference last term

National League Game Capsules


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Tony Cruz had two hits and two RBI and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Washington Nationals, 4-3, on Saturday. Jon Jay also had two hits while starter Lance Lynn (4-0) and Matt Holliday drove in a run apiece for St. Louis, winners in six of eight. Lynn lasted 5 2/3 innings, yielding just a run on five hits. Closer Trevor Rosenthal took the hill with a 4-2 lead in the ninth and ran into trouble, walking pinch- hitter Zach Walters and allowing Denard Span to reach on a fielder's choice. The runners moved up one base on a balk. Kevin Frandsen, who took over for Bryce Harper in left field in the seventh inning, grounded out to third to plate Walters and make it 4-3, but Rosenthal struck out Jayson Werth on three pitches to post his fifth save of the year. Span had a pair of hits in his return to the Washington lineup. The Nationals' leadoff hitter was removed from the 7-day concussion DL before the game. Jordan Zimmermann (1-1) was the unlucky loser after tossing seven strong innings. Zimmermann struck out six and allowed four runs -- one earned -- on seven hits.

Alvarez, Marlins blank reeling Mariners


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Henderson Alvarez tossed a two-hit shutout as the Miami Marlins took down the Seattle Mariners, 7-0, in the second of a three-game series.

Padres shut down Giants once more


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Eric Stults tossed six solid innings and Chris Denorfia came up with a key late RBI, as San Diego slipped past San Francisco, 3-1, in the middle test of a three-game series.

Upton homers as Braves clip Mets


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Upton went 3-for-5 with a three run homer and two runs scored to help the Atlanta Braves to a 7-5 win over the New York Mets in the middle test of a three-game set.

Braun homers twice as Brewers top Pirates


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Braun's second homer of the night proved to be the difference in the Milwaukee Brewers' 8-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.

Down four, Dodgers overwhelm D-Backs to win again


Posted on Sunday April 20, 2014

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Andre Ethier clubbed a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers used a five-run fifth inning to continue their dominance over the Arizona Diamondbacks with an 8-6 win on Saturday.