The Tampa Bay Rays are finding it hard to string together a few victories with a starting rotation hampered by several injuries.
DETROIT (AP) Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs, Max Scherzer struck out 10 and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Thursday.
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is hardly the first major leaguer to head to the mound hoping to get away with using pine tar to aid his grip.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble.
He got both.