Fernando Rodney

OAKLAND, Calif. | Yankees homer twice late to beat Athletics 5-1

OAKLAND, Calif.— Luke Voit let a changeup go by for a called strike on the first pitch from Fernando Rodney in the eighth inning. When the Athletics reliever tried sneaking another changeup past him, Voit sent it soaring into the left-field stands. The big first baseman hit a tiebreaking home run, Adeiny Hechavarria also went … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Yankees homer twice late to beat Athletics 5-1

OAKLAND, Calif. | A’s bolster deep bullpen by acquiring Twins closer Rodney

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins. The A’s sent minor league right-hander Dakota Chalmers to Minnesota on Thursday to complete the deal that adds more depth to Oakland’s stellar bullpen. The 41-year-old Rodney is 3-2 with 25 saves and a 3.09 ERA in 46 relief appearances … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | A’s bolster deep bullpen by acquiring Twins closer Rodney

LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: MOOKIE MANIA Mookie Betts tries to follow up his first career cycle when Boston opens a series at Baltimore. The AL MVP contender homered off Ken Giles in the ninth inning Thursday to complete his first career cycle, though the Red Sox still lost 8-5. A … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL