SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Washington Nationals will be without reliever Ryan Mattheus after learning that the right-hander broke his pitching hand punching a locker in frustration following his rocky outing Sunday.
Manager Davey Johnson made the announcement after the Nationals' 8-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
The news came on the same night that the Giants lost starter Ryan Vogelsong to a fractured hand after he was hit by a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong broke his throwing hand on a swing after pitching himself toward his first win in seven starts, and the San Francisco Giants returned from a terrible road trip to beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Monday night.
The right-hander fouled a ball off his right hand in the bottom of the fifth and grimaced in pain while grabbing the hand. He was quickly examined near the batter's box and left the game. The Giants later announced the injury...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jason Marquis combined with four relievers on a four-hitter to win his fifth straight start and Will Venable homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 win against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
Marquis (6-2) has won five consecutive starts for the first time since 2007 with the Chicago Cubs. He allowed two runs, one earned, on three hits in six innings while striking out three and walking four.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong broke his pitching hand when he fouled off a pitch in the fifth inning Monday night.
Vogelsong had a 6-0 lead against the Washington Nationals when he got hurt. He grimaced in pain and grabbed his hand after the swing. Manager Bruce Bochy and a member of the training staff came out to check on him, and Vogelsong quickly left the game to a warm ovation from the sellout crowd.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — With speculation that Don Mattingly could be fired sometime this week, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager needed Clayton Kershaw to pitch well in the worst way.
Boy, did the star left-hander come through for Donnie Baseball.
Kershaw scattered three singles in his second complete game of the year and Matt Kemp hit his first home run since April 24, lifting the Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night....
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Seth Smith homered and scored three times, Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings for his first win in nearly a month and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Monday night.
Colon, who turns 40 on Friday, gave up two runs on six hits and struck out three. It was the first win for Colon (4-2) since April 23 at Boston.
Coco Crisp got three hits, and had the first of three straight Oakland doubles in a four-run...