Latest Scott Heineman News

Mets eliminated despite 10-3 win over Marlins

Sep. 26, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Now it's certain: All those big swings by Pete Alonso and pinpoint fastballs from Jacob deGrom won't be enough to rally the New York Mets into October. Alonso hit his major league-high 51st home run, one short of the rookie record, and deGrom made his last overpowering pitch for a repeat Cy...

Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2

Sep. 19, 2019 3:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole wanted to get his milestone strikeout at home, and he accomplished the feat in an important win for the Houston Astros. Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Astros beat the Texas...

Calhoun powers Rangers past Orioles 7-6

Sep. 6, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Trying to break out of a slump, Willie Calhoun got rid of each of his old bats. It worked. Calhoun homered twice and drove in a career-high four runs, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-6 on Friday night. "I know today he hit two homers, but even when he's not getting...

LEADING OFF: Mets-Nats back after wild game, Springer hurt

Sep. 4, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SHAKE IT OFF The Mets and Nationals are set for a matinee in Washington after playing a wild one Tuesday night. The Mets scored five runs in the top of the ninth to lead 10-4 before the Nats rallied all the way back in the bottom of the inning, capping the rally...

Paxton dominant, Encarnación HR in return, Yanks rout Texas

Sep. 3, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Off to a slow start in his first year with the New York Yankees, James Paxton decided something had to change with his approach. So he began getting more aggressive and throwing his curveball more frequently. Paxton pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings, striking out 12 and winning...

Mariners score twice in ninth inning, beat Rangers 5-3

Aug. 30, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners typically look to the long ball. On Thursday night against Texas, it was small ball that delivered big results. Austin Nola hit a sacrifice fly that scored Dee Gordon with the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning and Omar Narváez added an...

Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers asked Kolby Allard to throw his curveball more. The rookie accepted the challenge and flourished. Allard pitched into the seventh inning, and Texas used homers by Willie Calhoun and Danny Santana to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Saturday night. Allard (2-0) allowed six...

Moncada, Detwiler lead White Sox over Rangers 6-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada jumped right back into the White Sox lineup with a bang — and an embarrassing thud he laughed off with teammates. Moncada lined a two-run homer his return from the injured list, Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and Chicago beat the Texas Rangers 6-1...

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers rally, 8-7

Aug. 20, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Heaney struggled to describe his emotions with the Los Angeles Angels back in Texas for the first time since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series against the Rangers last month. Standing next to the No. 45 jersey hanging from the...