International baseball

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, fans watch a baseball game between the Leones de Caracas and the Navegantes del Magallanes, in Caracas. Venezuela’s baseball stadiums for years served as a sporting sanctuary where fans of all backgrounds gathered to watch some of the nation’s top major league players and forget about their mounting hardships. But some are beginning to wonder whether it’s time to at least temporarily hang up the nation’s pastime as the country’s crisis deepens to unprecedented levels. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
August 31, 2017 - 4:07 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For years, Venezuela's baseball stadiums served as a sporting sanctuary where fans of all classes and political backgrounds set aside their differences to watch some of the nation's top major league players and forget about their mounting hardships. But now, as the country...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw, center, talks with manager Dave Roberts, right, and trainer Nathan Lucero during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 23, 2017. Kershaw continued to pitch and complete the second inning, but did not return for the third inning. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 23, 2017 - 8:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is headed to the disabled list after his latest back injury. The All-Star left his start against the Atlanta Braves after two innings on Sunday because of right low back tightness. Manager Dave Roberts said Kershaw felt something on his last warm-up...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 23, 2017 - 5:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw left his start against the Atlanta Braves after two innings because of right low back tightness on Sunday. The All-Star left-hander was pitching to Tyler Flowers with two outs in the second when it appeared Kershaw might have pulled something. A...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 23, 2017 - 5:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw left his start against the Atlanta Braves after two innings on Sunday. The All-Star left-hander was pitching to Tyler Flowers with two outs in the second when it appeared Kershaw might have pulled something on his left side. A trainer came out to the...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge competes in the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 10, 2017 - 10:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees has won the Home Run Derby, adding that title to his burgeoning list of rookie accomplishments. Judge beat Miguel Sano of the Minnesota Twins 11-10 in the final at Marlins Park on Monday night. He...
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Los Angeles Dodgers ' Cody Bellinger waits for batting practice before the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 10, 2017 - 9:07 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 9:05 p.m. The Dodgers' Cody Bellinger beat the clock, and beat Colorado's Charlie Blackmon. Connecting on the winning homer with one second left on the clock, Bellinger advanced to the semifinals of the Home Run Derby with a 15-14 win...
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American League All-Star Game starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, looks on as AL manager Brad Mills speaks during a press conference for the All-Star game in Miami, Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Blum
July 10, 2017 - 7:58 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 7:58 p.m. Want a dog and a beer at the All-Star Game? You can get that, of course. And a whole lot more. The dining options at Marlins Park for the All-Star festivities are many, from the basic to the seriously dressed-up. Fans at the...
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American League All-Star Game starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, looks on as AL manager Brad Mills speaks during a press conference for the All-Star game in Miami, Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Blum
July 10, 2017 - 7:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Major League Baseball will continue to delay any plans for expansion until after the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays get new ballparks. "I think it would be difficult to convince the owners to go forward with an...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols reacts after hitting into a double play against the Minnesota Twins during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, June 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 03, 2017 - 3:27 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ PRICE POINT David Price makes his second start of the season since coming off the disabled list when the Red Sox face the Orioles at Camden Yards. The 2012 Cy Young Award winner returned from an elbow injury Monday and did not get a...
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