Sale becomes 1st AL pitcher since 1999 to record 300-K season

Strikeouts are up throughout baseball, but no one is quite at Chris Sale's level.The Boston Red Sox lefty punched out 13 Baltimore Orioles batters Wednesday night to reach the 300 strikeout plateau. He's the first American League pitcher to record 300 strikeouts in a season since Pedro Martinez mowed down

MLB breaks single-season HR record with 5,694th blast

More home runs have been hit in 2017 than in any other season in baseball history.Major League Baseball's 5,694th homer of the season was hit by Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon Tuesday night at Toronto's Rogers Centre, eclipsing the previous mark set in the year 2000.The record-setting blast, Gordon's

Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record

Mark Beaumont has broken the world record for cycling around the world - by 44 days.The 34-year-old, from Perthshire, arrived in Paris one day ahead of schedule having cycled the 18,000-mile route in 79 days.He set a new world record of 194 days in 2008. Since then it has been

Indians tie AL record with 20th consecutive win

Move over Moneyball.The Cleveland Indians won Tuesday's game against the Detroit Tigers on the back of a complete-game shutout from their ace Corey Kluber. It was the club's 20th straight victory, tying the American League record for most consecutive wins and sharing history with the Oakland Athletics.It's the second straight