Baseball

Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in his small plane moments before his fatal crash two weeks ago. The National Transportation Safety Board didn't place blame for the crash in the preliminary report released...

  • Cy Young winner Max Scherzer says college baseball helped him prosper

    Cy Young winner Max Scherzer says college baseball helped him prosper

    In the modern era, the nurture of young pitchers involves strict limits on pitches. Julio Urias, the Dodgers’ 21-year-old prodigy, has started 89 professional games without ever throwing more than 100 pitches, according to online game logs. Talented high school pitchers can be scared away from...

  • Nationals' Max Scherzer wins the NL Cy Young Award

    Nationals' Max Scherzer wins the NL Cy Young Award

    Max Scherzer beat Clayton Kershaw for the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, with Corey Kluber winning the American League award. Scherzer and Kluber also won the respective awards last year. No pitcher had won a Cy Young in consecutive years since Kershaw in 2013 and ’14. Scherzer got...

  • Nationals' Max Scherzer, Indians' Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

    Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife. Corey Kluber, on the other hand, gulped once and blinked. Two aces, two different styles — and now another Cy Young Award for each. The animated Scherzer of the Washington Nationals...

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