The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets for cash considerations and a player to be named later, the teams announced Friday. Granderson, 36, will join the Dodgers amid his fourth season with the Mets and 14th overall, after four seasons with the New York Yankees and six with the Detroit Tigers, who chose him in the third round of the 2002 draft out of the University of Illinois at Chicago.? "A little bittersweet to do that," Granderson told SNY in a locker room interview aired after the Mets' game Friday night, when asked about the pending trade. "But an opportunity to be able to go play in the postseason is exciting." Granderson is in
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers and Kenta Maeda of the Los Angeles Dodgers have made it through the fifth inning with dueling no-hitters Sunday. Maeda hasn't allowed baserunner. Verlander retired the first 13 Los Angeles hitters before walking Yasiel Puig on a full count in the fifth. Verlander has struck out eight against the team with the best record in the major leagues. Maeda has six strikeouts. The closest either team has come to a hit was a line drive by Corey Seager of the Dodgers in the fourth that was caught at the warning track by Detroit right fielder Alex Presley.
The Cleveland Indians made it eight wins in nine MLB games with a 5-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.Less than a month ago, the Indians looked like a team that might not even make it into the postseason.Now, Cleveland (68-53) are starting