Mariners activate Iwakuma after finger injury

Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma was activated by the Seattle Mariners from Major League Baseball`s disabled list on Saturday to start on the mound against the Houston Astros.

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

Former Atlanta Braves star pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and retired superstar slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in voting announced on Wednesday.

Out of form golfer McIlroy happy to get perfect pitch in baseball

Golfer Rory McIlroy has admitted he is pleased not to get humiliated in front of a 35000 strong crowd, as he threw the ceremonial first pitch before San Francisco Giants’ baseball clash with Houston Astros.