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Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Now this is what the Washington Nationals were looking for when they plunked down $140 million to add Patrick Corbin to the rotation. Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2 Thursday in...

  • Yasiel Puig homers off Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw in first at-bat back in L.A.

    Yasiel Puig homers off Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw in first at-bat back in L.A.

    The crowd noise swelled as Yasiel Puig walked to the batter’s box in the first inning at Dodger Stadium on Monday. It peaked when Puig tipped his helmet in recognition of the warm welcome back before he shifted his attention to Clayton Kershaw on the mound. It was his first time in Los Angeles...

  • Baseball power rankings

    Baseball power rankings

    You asked for it, and we obliged. Actually, no one asked for it, but this is the first edition of The Sun's own Sports Blitz MLB Power Rankings, a close cousin to the NFL Power Rankings that populate this space every Tuesday. It’s still early in the season, so this top-10 list is based as much...

  • At 31 with the NFL behind him, Tim Tebow is one final step from MLB

    At 31 with the NFL behind him, Tim Tebow is one final step from MLB

    Tim Tebow was 18 years old, in green shorts and a gray T-shirt, walking from left field toward home plate for an offseason chat. He'd come to meet with his high school baseball coach, Greg Mullins, after school. Something's wrong, Mullins thought as Tebow approached. "Can we talk?" Tebow asked,...

  • Angels' Shohei Ohtani cleared to begin last step in his return to lineup

    Angels' Shohei Ohtani cleared to begin last step in his return to lineup

    Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani has been cleared to face pitchers, the last stage in his return to the lineup as a hitter. Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who reconstructed the ulnar collateral ligament in Ohtani’s right elbow in October, on Monday determined that Ohtani has healed well enough that hitting...

  • Chris Sale lost his fastball. Now the Red Sox could lose the AL East.

    Chris Sale lost his fastball. Now the Red Sox could lose the AL East.

    The Boston Red Sox were supposed to contend with the New York Yankees for the American League East title. Instead, they are 6-10 and limping into a series against the Yankees beginning Tuesday evening. Chris Sale, the team's ace, is at the heart of the matter, and if he doesn't improve soon, the...

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