MLB NEWS ARCHIVE

» Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Rockies’ Desmond leaves with calf injury

9:47 PM

ST. LOUIS -- Rockies first baseman Ian Desmond left Colorado's Tuesday night game with the St. Louis Cardinals before the bottom of the fourth inning after re-injuring his right calf.

Brewers acquire RHP Swarzak from White Sox

9:43 PM

The Milwaukee Brewers made a trade to bolster their bullpen on Tuesday, acquiring right-hander Anthony Swarzak from the Chicago White Sox for outfielder/third baseman Ryan Cordell, multiple media outlets reported.

Cards place Wainwright in DL

8:31 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Adam Wainwright on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday due to mid-back tightness.

Cardinals place CF Folwer on DL with wrist injury

4:05 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals placed center fielder Dexter Fowler on the 10-day disabled list with a left wrist strain, the team announced Tuesday.

Darvish on the move? Rangers GM making trade calls

11:42 AM

Yu Darvish's days with the Texas Rangers may very well be numbered.

MLB roundup: Bellinger powers Dodgers past Twins

2:06 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Cody Bellinger hit a go-ahead, three-run home run with one out in the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 win against the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

MLB roundup: Stanton hits 31st, 32nd homers

12:50 AM

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Giancarlo Stanton homered twice to lead the Miami Marlins to a 4-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

» Monday, July 24, 2017

MLB roundup: Stanton hits 31st, 32nd homers

10:53 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Giancarlo Stanton homered twice to lead the Miami Marlins to a 4-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

Rays’ Ramos needs staples after hit in head with bat

9:58 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos left the Monday game after the Baltimore Orioles' Ruben Tejada hit him on the helmet with his bat during his backswing at Tropicana Field.

Rangers’ Ross lands on DL with blister

9:35 PM

The Texas Rangers placed Tyson Ross on the 10-day disabled list on Monday, making him the latest pitcher to be sidelined with a blister.

Dodgers’ Kershaw expected to miss 4-6 weeks

8:03 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expecting ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw to be sidelined at least a month after leaving Sunday's game due to back pain.

Royals acquire Ps Buchter, Cahill, Maurer from Padres

7:58 PM

The Kansas City Royals, looking to strengthen their club in their pursuit of an American League Central title, acquired three pitchers on Monday in a trade with the San Diego Padres.

MLB notebook: Kershaw (back) to miss 4-6 weeks

6:25 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expecting ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw to be sidelined at least a month after leaving Sunday's game with back pain.

Twins acquire LHP Garcia from Braves

5:53 PM

The Minnesota Twins nearly struck a deal for left-hander Jaime Garcia last week with the Atlanta Braves.

Mets place RHP Wheeler on DL

5:31 PM

The New York Mets placed Zack Wheeler on the 10-day disabled list Monday and recalled fellow right-hander Tyler Pill from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Red Sox call up prized prospect Devers

4:09 PM

The Boston Red Sox promoted prized prospect Rafael Devers from Triple-A Pawtucket prior to Monday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

Dodgers’ Kershaw expected to miss 4-6 weeks

2:13 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expecting ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw to be sidelined at least a month after leaving Sunday's game due to back pain.

Dodgers’ Kershaw ’not optimistic’ about recurring back injury

11:48 AM

Clayton Kershaw was on his way to a runaway Cy Young season when the Los Angeles Dodgers' left-hander encountered tightness in his back Sunday.

» Sunday, July 23, 2017

MLB roundup: Dodgers win, but Kershaw leaves with injury

11:46 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Logan Forsythe hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the 10th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.

MLB notebook: Kershaw (back tightness) headed for DL

10:08 PM

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw left Los Angeles' game against the Atlanta Braves after two innings Sunday due to right lower back tightness.

MLB roundup: Dodgers win, but Kershaw leaves with injury

9:43 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Logan Forsythe had a bases-loaded walk-off single in the 10th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves Sunday at Dodger Stadium.

MLB roundup: Orioles’ Britton sets AL saves record

6:08 PM

BALTIMORE -- Zach Britton set the American League record for consecutive saves, Adam Jones tied a career-high with four hits and the Baltimore Orioles avoided their first home sweep by the Houston Astros with a 9-7 victory Sunday.

Strasburg leaves game vs. Diamondbacks after 2 innings

6:06 PM

PHOENIX -- Washington Nationals All-Star right-hander Stephen Strasburg was lifted Sunday after pitching two scoreless innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Kershaw forced to leave after 2 innings vs. Braves

5:40 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw left his start against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday after two innings with right lower back tightness, the team announced.

Kershaw forced to leave after 2 innings vs. Braves

5:00 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw left his start against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday after just two innings with an apparent injury or illness.

Nationals promote minor leaguers to fill roster spots

4:07 PM

The Washington Nationals recalled catcher Pedro Severino and selected the contract of outfielder Andrew Stevenson from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday.

Yankees put 2B Castro back on DL

3:50 PM

New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro returned to the 10-day disabled list with another injury to his right hamstring, the team announced Sunday.

Astros 3B Moran suffers facial fracture from foul ball

2:04 PM

BALTIMORE -- Houston Astros rookie third baseman Colin Moran was placed on the 10-day disabled list after he suffered a facial fracture from a deflected inside pitch during Saturday night's game, the team announced Sunday.

Astros 3B Moran suffers facial fracture from foul ball

11:32 AM

Houston Astros rookie third baseman Colin Moran was placed on the 10-day disabled list after he suffered a facial fracture from a deflected inside pitch during Saturday night's game, the team announced Sunday.

MLB roundup: Dodgers beat Braves, snap slide

1:18 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Corey Seager, Chase Utley and Chris Taylor homered, and Rich Hill pitched 6 1/3 strong innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

» Saturday, July 22, 2017

MLB roundup: Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals

11:59 PM

CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs scored three runs to rally in their 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Rays acquire RHP Romo from Dodgers

10:29 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded right-hander Sergio Romo and cash considerations to the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday night for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Astros 3B Moran leaves game with scary facial injury

10:27 PM

BALTIMORE -- Houston Astros rookie Colin Moran fouled a ball off or near his left eye and was removed from the field by cart in the sixth inning of Saturday night's game with the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB roundup: Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals

8:54 PM

CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs scored three runs to rally in their 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday at Wrigley field.

MLB notebook: Sandoval back with Giants

7:38 PM

The San Francisco Giants made their reunion with third baseman Pablo Sandoval official on Saturday when he signed a minor league contract.

Tigers 1B Cabrera out for Saturday’s game

6:15 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera will miss Saturday's game in Minnesota after sustaining a right clavicle contusion in Friday's game.

Sandoval signs minor-league deal with Giants

5:52 PM

The San Francisco Giants made their reunion with third baseman Pablo Sandoval official on Saturday when he signed a minor league contract.

Brewers activate Sogard, demote Broxton

2:50 PM

The Milwaukee Brewers activated infielder Eric Sogard from the 10-day disabled list and optioned slumping center fielder Keon Broxton to Triple-A Colorado Springs, the team announced on Saturday.

Cubs 3B Bryant returns to lineup

2:02 PM

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, who missed Friday's game with a left finger injury, returned to the lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB roundup: Astros hold off Orioles

4:12 AM

BALTIMORE -- Yuli Gurriel, Brian McCann and Colin Moran all homered, and starter Mike Fiers tossed seven solid innings as the Houston Astros took a big early lead and hung on for an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

MLB roundup: Astros hold off Orioles

12:52 AM

BALTIMORE -- Yuli Gurriel, Brian McCann and Colin Moran all homered, and starter Mike Fiers tossed seven solid innings as the Houston Astros took a big early lead and hung on for an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

» Friday, July 21, 2017

MLB roundup: Astros hold off Orioles

11:22 PM

BALTIMORE -- Yuli Gurriel, Brian McCann and Colin Moran all homered, and starter Mike Fiers tossed seven solid innings as the Houston Astros took a big early lead and hung on for an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

Tigers’ Cabrera (clavicle) exits game vs. Twins

10:50 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera left Friday's game against the Minnesota Twins with a right clavicle contusion a half-inning after taking a bad hop off his chest at first base.

MLB notebook: Cubs 3B Bryant sits out vs. Cards

7:37 PM

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was not in the lineup with a finger injury for Friday afternoon's game and could miss this weekend's series against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Indians place LHP Logan on disabled list

3:46 PM

The Cleveland Indians placed left-handed reliever Boone Logan on the 10-day disabled list Friday with a left lat muscle strain.

Cardinals activate LHP Duke, OF Grichuk

2:38 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals activated left-handed reliever Zach Duke and outfielder Randal Grichuk from the disabled list prior to opening a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs on Friday afternoon.

Cubs 3B day-to-day with finger injury

2:16 PM

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was not in the lineup with a finger injury for Friday afternoon's game and could miss this weekend's series against the St. Louis Cardinals.

A’s sign 1B Carter to minor league contract

1:59 PM

The Oakland Athletics signed first baseman Chris Carter to a minor league contract, the team announced Friday.

Mariners acquire LHP Gonzales from Cardinals

1:49 PM

The Seattle Mariners acquired left-hander Marco Gonzales from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league outfielder Tyler O'Neill, the teams announced Friday.

MLB roundup: Braves halt Dodgers’ 11-game win streak

2:02 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Mike Foltynewicz threw 6 1/3 strong innings, Kurt Suzuki homered, and Freddie Freeman had two RBIs as the Atlanta Braves beat the Dodgers 6-3 on Thursday to snap Los Angeles' season-high, 11-game winning streak.

MLB roundup: Royals rout Tigers 16-4

12:19 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mike Moustakas had three hits and drove in three runs, and Brandon Moss had four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals trounced the Detroit Tigers 16-4 on Thursday night to gain a split of a four-game series.

» Thursday, July 20, 2017

MLB roundup: Lamb’s six RBIs lead D-backs past Reds

10:57 PM

CINCINNATI -- Jake Lamb came up big in support of surprise Arizona starter Patrick Corbin.

Report: Twins hope to acquire LHP Garcia from Braves

10:29 PM

The Minnesota Twins hope to bolster their rotation by acquiring left-hander Jaime Garcia from the Atlanta Braves.

MLB roundup: Lamb’s six RBIs lead D-backs past Reds

7:27 PM

CINCINNATI -- Jake Lamb came up big in support of surprise Arizona starter Patrick Corbin.

Mariners acquire RHP Phelps from Marlins

1:25 PM

The Seattle Mariners acquired right-hander David Phelps from the Miami Marlins on Thursday in exchange for four prospects.

Reports: Mariners acquire RHP Phelps from Marlins

12:36 PM

The Seattle Mariners acquired right-hander David Phelps from the Miami Marlins for four prospects, multiple outlets reported on Thursday.

Injured Rays’ Souza slings mud at condition of A’s field

10:43 AM

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. said the muddy field conditions at O.co Coliseum led to his left hip injury during the first inning of Wednesday's game.

MLB roundup: Arenado (3 HRs, 7 RBIs) fuels Rockies

1:30 AM

DENVER -- Nolan Arenado hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career Wednesday as the Colorado Rockies walloped the San Diego Padres 18-4 to sweep a three-game series and win their fourth in a row overall.

MLB roundup: Arenado (3 HRs, 7 RBIs) fuels Rockies

12:40 AM

DENVER -- Nolan Arenado hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career Wednesday as the Colorado Rockies walloped the San Diego Padres 18-4 to sweep a three-game series and win their fourth in a row overall.

» Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Martinez day-to-day after getting hurt in D-backs debut

11:57 PM

CINCINNATI -- J.D. Martinez left his Arizona Diamondbacks debut in the fourth inning Wednesday night at Great American Ball Park with a contusion after being hit on the left hand by a pitch from Cincinnati Reds right-hander Tim Adleman.

MLB roundup: Arenado (3 HRs, 7 RBIs) fuels Rockies

11:07 PM

DENVER -- Nolan Arenado hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career Wednesday as the Colorado Rockies walloped the San Diego Padres 18-4 to sweep a three-game series and win their fourth in a row overall.

Reports: Sandoval set to rejoin Giants organization

9:35 PM

Third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who was released by the Boston Red Sox earlier in the day, was in the process of finalizing a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported.

Martinez injured in first game with Diamondbacks

9:28 PM

CINCINNATI -- J.D. Martinez left his Arizona Diamondbacks debut in the fourth inning on Wednesday night at Great American Ball Park with a contusion after being hit on the left hand by a pitch from Cincinnati Reds right-hander Tim Adleman.

New D-backs slugger Martinez a stranger in strange land

9:23 PM

CINCINNATI -- J.D. Martinez walked into the Arizona Diamondbacks' clubhouse at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday afternoon and didn't know anyone, an odd occurrence for someone who has played in the major leagues for seven years, and for teams in both leagues.

MLB notebook: Cubs’ Bryant leaves game with finger injury

7:40 PM

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant left Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning after spraining the little finger on his left hand in a head-first slide.

Martinez: Diamondbacks colors don’t feel right

7:28 PM

CINCINNATI -- J.D. Martinez walked into the Arizona Diamondbacks' clubhouse at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday afternoon and didn't know anyone, an odd occurrence for someone who has played in the major leagues for seven years, and for teams in both leagues.

MLB roundup: Williams paces Phillies’ 20-hit attack

5:27 PM

MIAMI -- Rookie Nick Williams hit two triples to overshadow another Giancarlo Stanton home run and leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.

Rays RF Souza (strained hip) exits vs. Athletics

5:04 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. strained his left hip in the top of the first inning while sliding into second base in Wednesday's game against the Oakland Athletics.

MLB roundup: Williams paces Phillies’ 20-hit attack

4:34 PM

MIAMI -- Rookie Nick Williams hit two triples to overshadow another Giancarlo Stanton home run and leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.

Rays RF Souza injured vs. Athletics

4:19 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. sustained an apparent left leg injury in the top of the first inning of Wednesday afternoon's game against the Oakland Athletics.

MLB roundup: Williams paces Phillies’ 20-hit attack

3:42 PM

MIAMI -- Rookie Nick Williams hit two triples to overshadow another Giancarlo Stanton home run and leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.

Yankees add 3B Frazier, RHPs Robertson, Kahnle to roster

2:16 PM

The New York Yankees added third baseman Todd Frazier and right-handed relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle to the active roster prior to Wednesday afternoon's game against the Minnesota Twins.

Cubs’ Bryant leaves in first with left hand injury

1:51 PM

ATLANTA -- Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant left Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning after spraining the little finger on his left hand in a head-first slide.

White Sox call up No. 1 prospect Moncada

11:34 AM

Yoan Moncada, widely considered the top prospect in baseball, was called up by the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Dodgers’ Kershaw wins 15th

2:11 AM

CHICAGO -- Clayton Kershaw earned his major-league-leading 15th win as he tossed seven shutout innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.

Yankees acquire Frazier, Robertson from White Sox

1:17 AM

CHICAGO -- The New York Yankees obtained third baseman Todd Frazier and right-handed relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

MLB roundup: Dodgers’ Kershaw wins 15th

12:45 AM

CHICAGO -- Clayton Kershaw earned his major-league-leading 15th win as he tossed seven shutout innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.

Yankees acquire Frazier, Robertson from White Sox

12:28 AM

CHICAGO -- The New York Yankees obtained third baseman Todd Frazier and right-handed relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

Angels’ Maybin leaves game with leg injury

12:19 AM

ANAHEIM -- Los Angeles Angels left fielder Cameron Maybin, the American League leader in steals with 25, left Tuesday night's game against the Washington Nationals after injuring his right leg sliding into second base on a first-inning steal attempt.

D-backs acquire slugging OF Martinez from Tigers

12:02 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right fielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday in exchange for three prospects.

» Tuesday, July 18, 2017

MLB roundup: Cardinals’ Wacha three-hits Mets 5-0

11:07 PM

NEW YORK -- Michael Wacha tossed a three-hitter for his first career complete game Tuesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals cruised past the New York Mets 5-0 at Citi Field.

Reports: Yankees to acquire Frazier, Robertson

11:04 PM

The New York Yankees reportedly were close to obtaining third baseman Todd Frazier and right-handed relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

Martinez emotional about leaving Detroit

10:08 PM

When Detroit Tigers slugger J.D. Martinez got the news from general manager Al Avila on Tuesday that he had been traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a prospect package, things got emotional.

MLB notebook: D-backs acquire slugger Martinez from Tigers

8:18 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right fielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday in exchange for three prospects.

D-backs acquire slugging OF Martinez from Tigers

8:07 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right fielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday in exchange for three prospects.

Diamondbacks acquire RF J.D. Martinez from Tigers

7:28 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right fielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday in exchange for three prospects.

Brewers lose C Vogt for a month

6:49 PM

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt will miss at least one month due to a sprained MCL in his left knee, manager Craig Counsell told reporters on Tuesday.

Astros SS Correa out 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

4:51 PM

Houston Astros All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa will miss six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb, the team announced Tuesday.

Pirates CF Marte reinstated from PED suspension

4:09 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Starling Marte was reinstated from Major League Baseball's restricted list on Tuesday after serving an 80-game suspension for testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Nandrolone.

Loney signs with Korean team

2:11 PM

First baseman James Loney signed a one-year, $350,000 contract with the LG Twins of the Korean Baseball Organization, the team announced Tuesday.

Yankees injured 1B Bird: ’My season is not over’

12:01 PM

New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird insisted on Tuesday that he wishes to play again this season despite undergoing ankle surgery.

MLB roundup: Stanton homers twice in Marlins’ walk-off win

1:25 AM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton slugged two homers, and Dee Gordon hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to lead the Miami Marlins to a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.

MLB roundup: Stanton homers twice in Marlins’ walk-off win

12:55 AM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton slugged two homers, and Dee Gordon hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to lead the Miami Marlins to a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.

» Monday, July 17, 2017

MLB roundup: Stanton belts two homers in Marlins’ walkoff win

11:37 PM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton slugged two homers and Dee Gordon hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to lead the Miami Marlins to a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night at Marlins Park.

Brewers’ Vogt leaves game after collision at plate

9:29 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Milwaukee catcher Stephen Vogt was hurt in a fifth-inning collision at home plate, and he left the Brewers' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park.

Yankees 1B Bird to undergo ankle surgery

7:40 PM

New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will need surgery to remove a bone in his ankle, putting his season in jeopardy.

Phillies 2B Hernandez returns, OF Altherr goes on DL

6:52 PM

The Philadelphia Phillies activated second baseman Cesar Hernandez from the disabled list on Monday and placed outfielder Aaron Altherr on the 10-day DL with a strained right hamstring.

MLB notebook: Pineda to undergo Tommy John surgery

6:21 PM

New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda will undergo Tommy John surgery after getting a second opinion for a torn ulnar collateral ligament, the team announced Monday.

Yankees P Pineda to undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday

4:12 PM

New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda will undergo Tommy John surgery after getting a second opinion for a torn ulnar collateral ligament, the team announced Monday.

Red Sox P Rodriguez activated in advance of start

2:07 PM

The Boston Red Sox activated left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez from the 10-day disabled list ahead of his start Monday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.

Nationals call up RHP Turner

10:44 AM

The Washington Nationals called up right-hander Jacob Turner from Triple-A Syracuse on Monday.

» Sunday, July 16, 2017

MLB roundup: Quintana outstanding in Cubs debut

9:29 PM

BALTIMORE -- Jose Quintana made a sensational debut for the Chicago Cubs, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-0 on Sunday to open the second half of the season with a three-game sweep.

Nationals acquire relievers Madson, Doolittle from A’s

7:42 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Washington Nationals were seeking some stability for their beleaguered bullpen. On Sunday afternoon, they completed a trade with the Oakland Athletics that could solve their most pressing issue.

Nationals acquire relievers Madson, Doolittle from A’s

2:40 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Washington Nationals added some much-needed bullpen depth on Sunday when they acquired right-hander Ryan Madson and left-hander Sean Doolittle from the Oakland Athletics in exchange right-hander Blake Treinen and two minor league prospects.

MLB roundup: Dodgers’ Bellinger hits for cycle

12:52 AM

MIAMI -- Rookie Cody Bellinger hit for the cycle and Alex Wood improved to 11-0 to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.

» Saturday, July 15, 2017

MLB notebook: Nationals’ Ross facing Tommy John surgery

7:00 PM

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will undergo Tommy John surgery next week, manager Dusty Baker announced on Saturday.

Royals RHP Karns facing season-ending surgery

6:47 PM

Kansas City Royals right-hander Nate Karns will undergo season-ending surgery next week to remove a rib that's causing nerve pain in his forearm, the team announced Saturday.

Nationals RHP Ross to undergo Tommy John surgery

6:40 PM

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will undergo Tommy John surgery next week, manager Dusty Baker announced on Saturday.

Twins recall Colon, activate Mauer

6:35 PM

Right-hander Bartolo Colon will make his debut for his 10th major league team on Tuesday when he starts for the Minnesota Twins against the New York Yankees.

Could Sandoval be reunited with Giants?

5:55 PM

Third baseman Pablo Sandoval was a bust for the Boston Red Sox, who designated him for assignment on Friday, but media reports on Saturday indicated that the San Francisco Giants are interested in bringing back their former World Series star.

Red Sox place P Kelly on DL

5:00 PM

The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Joe Kelly on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a left hamstring strain.

Cardinals put OF Piscotty on DL

4:56 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right fielder Stephen Piscotty on the 10-day disabled list Saturday because of a right groin strain.

White Sox acquire INF Yrizarri

4:14 PM

The Chicago White Sox acquired minor league infielder Yeyson Yrizarri from the Texas Rangers on Saturday in exchange for international signing bonus pool money.

Yankees activate 2B Castro from DL

3:04 PM

The New York Yankees activated All-Star second baseman Starlin Castro from the 10-day disabled list ahead of Saturday afternoon's game against the Boston Red Sox.

MLB roundup: Red Sox top Yankes on walk-off walk

1:50 AM

BOSTON -- Andrew Benintendi drew a bases-loaded walk off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox came back to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night.

MLB roundup: Red Sox top Yankes on walk-off walk

12:12 AM

BOSTON -- Andrew Benintendi drew a bases-loaded walk off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox came back to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night.

» Friday, July 14, 2017

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Pineda facing Tommy John surgery

7:44 PM

New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda needs Tommy John surgery for a torn ulnar collateral ligament, the team announced Friday.

Nationals place Ross on DL

7:35 PM

The Washington Nationals placed right-hander Joe Ross on the 10-day disabled list Friday with a sprained elbow.

Comerica Park grass showing results of Metalica, Mother Nature

6:46 PM

DETROIT -- The upper third of Comerica Park's outfield grass looks like exactly what it is: two different types of grass.

Athletics RHP Triggs undergoes season-ending hip surgery

3:27 PM

Oakland Athletics right-hander Andrew Triggs underwent surgery on his left hip, the team announced Friday.

Yankees RHP Pineda facing Tommy John surgery

1:27 PM

New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda needs Tommy John surgery for a torn ulnar collateral ligament, the team announced Friday.

Red Sox designate 3B Sandoval for assignment

11:11 AM

The Boston Red Sox designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday.

» Thursday, July 13, 2017

Tebow hits first walk-off home run

11:13 PM

Tim Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his professional baseball career Thursday night, helping the Class A St. Lucie Mets edge past the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in the second game of a doubleheader.

Red Sox release Peralta from minor league contract

8:46 PM

The Boston Red Sox released infielder Jhonny Peralta from his minor league contract on Thursday.

LHP Quintana traded to Cubs from ChiSox

8:18 PM

Jose Quintana is headed across town after a trade Thursday sent the Chicago White Sox left-handed starter to the Cubs in exchange for four prospects.

MLB notebook: Cubs acquire LHP Quintana from White Sox

7:17 PM

Jose Quintana is headed across town after a trade Thursday sent the left-handed starter from the Chicago White Sox to the Cubs in exchange for four prospects.

Rays OF Rasmus taking break from baseball

5:08 PM

The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Colby Rasmus on the restricted list, and he is not expected to play again this season, the Tampa Bay Times reported Thursday.

LHP Quintana traded to Cubs from ChiSox

3:55 PM

Jose Quintana is headed across town after a trade Thursday sent the Chicago White Sox left-handed starter to the Cubs in exchange for four prospects.

Cardinals activate 2B Wong, LHP Siegrist from DL

3:18 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals activated second baseman Kolten Wong and left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday.

Yankees land 1B prospect Cooper from Brewers

2:58 PM

The New York Yankees acquired first baseman Garrett Cooper from the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday for left-handed reliever Tyler Webb.

MLB to decide amount of Nationals’ right fees earnings

2:34 PM

An appeals court ruled that a committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine the amount of rights fees the Washington Nationals can earn from television broadcasts of their games.

Cubs acquire LHP Quintana from White Sox

11:55 AM

Jose Quintana is headed across town after a trade Thursday sending the Chicago White Sox left-handed starter to the Cubs in exchange for four prospects.

» Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Which players may be on the move soon?

6:16 PM

The Washington Nationals are looking for a closer and maybe a set-up man after losing eight games in which they had a lead going into the ninth inning.

Astros relish role of winners after years of struggle

2:41 PM

MIAMI -- The Houston Astros, who suffered through three consecutive 100-plus-loss seasons earlier this decade, are now the best team in the American League and are on a potential World Series collision course with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Veterans steal All-Star spotlight from rookies

1:21 AM

MIAMI -- To hear the talk this week, Aaron Judge is 8 feet tall and can walk on the heavenly waters of South Beach.

» Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Cano’s 10th-inning blast gives AL 2-1 All-Star win

11:58 PM

MIAMI -- Robinson Cano led off the top of the 10th inning with a solo homer, lifting the American League to a 2-1 win over the National League on Tuesday night in the 88th All-Star Game and the first one at Marlins Park.

Astros’ Bregman deletes Twitter account after profane response

11:47 PM

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman deleted his Twitter account Monday, a day after he sent a profane direct message to a fan who was criticizing him on the social-media platform.

Sano’s single gives AL 1-0 lead in All-Star Game

10:35 PM

MIAMI -- Miguel Sano, who participated in the Home Run Derby on Monday, used more luck than power to deliver the first RBI on Tuesday in the All-Star Game at Marlins Park.

MLB notebook: Bumgarner to come off DL, start Saturday

6:36 PM

Out since April 20, Madison Bumgarner is ready to get rolling with the San Francisco Giants and will start Saturday against the San Diego Padres.

Giants ace Bumgarner returns, will start Saturday

6:29 PM

Out since April 20, Madison Bumgarner is ready to get rolling with the San Francisco Giants and he will start Saturday against the San Diego Padres.

Orioles option INFs Janish, Washington to Norfolk

4:37 PM

The Baltimore Orioles assigned Paul Janish and David Washington to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday after both infielders cleared waivers.

MLB All-Star Game features plenty of glitz, glamour

12:42 PM

MIAMI -- Call this the Glamour Game.

Giants ace Bumgarner returns, will start Saturday

12:38 PM

Out since April 20, Madison Bumgarner is ready to get rolling with the San Francisco Giants.

Yankees part ways with slumping 1B Carter

11:08 AM

Unable to replicate his success at the plate from last season, Chris Carter is a free agent once more after the New York Yankees released the slumping first baseman on Monday.

Conflicting reports on front-runner to buy Marlins

1:37 AM

The future ownership of the Miami Marlins remained unclear Monday, with conflicting reports emerging about which group is the front-runner to buy the team.

Nats’ Harper: Let top vote-getters pick All-Star sides

12:08 AM

National League All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper would like to see a radical change to the All-Star Game format.

» Monday, July 10, 2017

Yankees rookie Judge outslugs Sano to win HR Derby

11:57 PM

MIAMI -- The signs at Marlins Park proclaimed, "All Rise for the Judge."

Yankees rookie Judge outslugs Sano to win HR Derby

10:44 PM

MIAMI -- Defending champion and top-seeded Giancarlo Stanton was beaten early, but another giant slugger, New York Yankees rookie Aaron Judge, lived up to his hype, winning the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Marlins Park.

Stanton KO’d in first round of Home Run Derby

9:58 PM

MIAMI -- The Aaron Judge vs. Giancarlo Stanton dream matchup never materialized Monday in the Home Run Derby at Marlins Park.

Yankees’ Judge rules midseason awards

9:49 PM

Upon arriving at the 2017 All-Star break, we have something that hasn't been seen in almost 50 years: Two teams have hit the 60-win mark.

Manfred: No MLB expansion imminent

9:37 PM

Expansion in Major League Baseball may not be imminent, commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday, but he named three cities, including Mexico City, that could serve as future sites if the time is right.

Yankees’ Judge rules midseason awards

7:29 PM

Upon arriving at the 2017 All-Star break, we have something that hasn't been seen in almost 50 years: Two teams have hit the 60-win mark.

MLB notebook: Sale, Scherzer to start All-Star Game

6:35 PM

Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale and Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer were named the starting pitchers for Tuesday night's 88th All-Star Game at Marlins Park in Miami.

Former pitcher Livan Hernandez files for bankruptcy

6:26 PM

Former major league pitcher Livan Hernandez has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., according to court papers obtained by the Miami Herald.

Sale, Scherzer named as starters for All-Star Game

3:42 PM

Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale and Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer were named the starting pitchers for Tuesday night's 88th All-Star Game at Marlins Park in Miami.

Stanton, rookies battle for Home Run Derby glory

10:08 AM

The defending champion, representing the home team, and two rookie sensations are the prime attractions heading into the Home Run Derby, which will be held Monday night at Marlins Park in Miami.

Trout (thumb) set to rejoin Angels on Friday

12:59 AM

The Los Angeles Angels will get a big boost when they return from the All-Star break: Center fielder Mike Trout is due to return from the disabled list.

Young GM Stearns brings Brewers back to relevance

12:07 AM

NEW YORK -- The Milwaukee Brewers are not exactly a collection of household names.

» Sunday, July 9, 2017

MLB roundup: Pirates score 10 in first, rout Cubs

9:34 PM

CHICAGO -- Francisco Cervelli hit a grand slam and Andrew McCutchen followed with a home run in a 10-run first inning in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 14-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Sunday to conclude the first half of the season.

MLB roundup: Pirates score 10 in first, rout Cubs

6:23 PM

CHICAGO -- Francisco Cervelli hit a grand slam and Andrew McCutchen followed with a home run in a 10-run first inning in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 14-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Sunday to conclude the first half of the season.

Rockies LHP Freeland with no-hitter through eight innings

6:10 PM

Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland has a no-hitter through eight innings against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday at Coors Field.

Nationals RHP Ross departs in fourth inning

3:45 PM

WASHINGTON -- Right-handed starter Joe Ross of the Washington Nationals left the game with one out in the top of the fourth inning on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves after he retired leadoff hitter Nick Markakis on a flyout to left field.

Pirates RHP Taillon scratched vs. Cubs due to flu-like symptoms

1:58 PM

CHICAGO -- The Pittsburgh Pirates scratched right-handed starting pitcher Jameson Taillon due to flu-like symptoms moments before his scheduled start Sunday against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

MLB roundup: Yankees win on Frazier’s walk-off homer

1:55 AM

NEW YORK -- Clint Frazier hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

» Saturday, July 8, 2017

MLB roundup: Yankees win on Frazier’s walk-off homer

11:55 PM

NEW YORK -- Clint Frazier hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

MLB roundup: Yankees win on Frazier’s walk-off homer

7:58 PM

NEW YORK -- Clint Frazier hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

Mets put OF Nimmo on DL, activate OF Conforto

7:38 PM

The New York Mets placed outfielder Brandon Nimmo on the 10-day disabled list because a partially collapsed lung, the team announced on Saturday.

MLB roundup: Yankees win on Frazier’s walk-off homer

6:48 PM

NEW YORK -- Clint Frazier hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

MLB notebook: Indians’ Francona resting comfortably at home

6:37 PM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is resting at home after a four-day hospital stay and undergoing a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat.

Nationals’ Strasburg hit by comebacker, exits vs. Braves

6:34 PM

WASHINGTON -- Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's home game against the Atlanta Braves shortly after he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Nick Markakis in the third inning.

Indians’ Francona resting at home, expected to return Friday

5:04 PM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is resting at home after a four-day hospital stay and undergoing a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat.

MLB roundup: Yankees win on Frazier’s walk-off homer

4:32 PM

NEW YORK -- Clint Frazier hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

Dodgers reinstate McCarthy from DL

3:37 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated right-hander Brandon McCarthy from the 10-day disabled list ahead of starting Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals.

MLB roundup: Aguilar’s 7 RBIs lead Brewers past Yanks

1:57 AM

NEW YORK -- Jesus Aguilar hit a tiebreaking grand slam with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers overcame five errors in a 9-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday.

MLB roundup: Aguilar’s 7 RBIs lead Brewers past Yanks

12:34 AM

NEW YORK -- Jesus Aguilar hit a tiebreaking grand slam with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers overcame five errors in a 9-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday.

» Friday, July 7, 2017

MLB roundup: Springer homers twice, Astros shred Blue Jays

11:36 PM

TORONTO -- George Springer hit two home runs and matched a career best with five RBIs, Charlie Morton pitched six strong innings and the Houston Astros defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 12-2 on Friday night.

Twins sign Colon to minor league deal

9:45 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Bartolo Colon is getting another chance with the Minnesota Twins.

V-Mart records 2,000th hit against former team

9:05 PM

Victor Martinez recorded his 2,000th major league hit in the same city where he picked up his first.

MLB notebook: Francona undergoes heart procedure

7:50 PM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona underwent a heart procedure and will not manage in next week's All-Star Game, the team announced Friday.

Nationals place Taylor on DL; activate Heisey

7:02 PM

The Washington Nationals placed Michael A. Taylor on the 10-day disabled list with a right oblique strain on Friday and activated fellow outfielder Chris Heisey.

Twins place 1B Mauer (back) on disabled list

6:35 PM

The Minnesota Twins placed standout first baseman Joe Mauer on the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Friday.

Blue Jays activate RHP Sanchez to start Friday

5:38 PM

The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Aaron Sanchez from the 10-day disabled list on Friday prior to his start against the Houston Astros.

Indians’ Francona undergoes heart procedure, out for All-Star Game

5:18 PM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona underwent a heart procedure and will not manage in next week's All-Star Game, the team announced Friday.

Mariners’ Cano among six added to AL All-Star team

3:10 PM

Robinson Cano's brief period as an All-Star snub came to an end on Friday.

Indians’ Francona undergoes heart procedure, out for All-Star Game

11:38 AM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona underwent a heart procedure and will not manage in next week's All-Star Game, the team announced Friday.

Nationals CF Taylor suffers oblique injury

2:41 AM

WASHINGTON -- Nationals center fielder Michael A. Taylor suffered an oblique injury during Washington's 5-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.

MLB roundup: Dodgers storm back in 9th to complete sweep of D-backs

2:04 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Chris Taylor's fourth hit of the game capped the Dodgers' rally from a three-run deficit in the ninth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.

» Thursday, July 6, 2017

Nationals CF Taylor leaves game

11:48 PM

WASHINGTON -- Nationals center fielder Michael A. Taylor left Washington's game against the Atlanta Braves in the top of the fourth inning Thursday night due to an undisclosed reason.

MLB roundup: Rays defeat Red Sox, Sale

11:44 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and rookie Jacob Faria outdueled Red Sox ace Chris Sale as the Tampa Bay Rays pulled off a 4-1 victory over Boston on Thursday night.

Boston’s Bogaerts leaves game with hand injury

7:52 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after being hit in the right hand by a pitch in the first inning.

MLB notebook:Turner, Moustakas win final fan All-Star vote

7:26 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas won the fan balloting for the final roster spots for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.

Turner, Moustakas named All-Stars in final fan vote

7:05 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas won the fan balloting for the final roster spots for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.

MLB roundup: Brewers top Cubs to increase division lead

7:00 PM

CHICAGO -- The Milwaukee Brewers jumped on two Chicago pitchers in a seven-run third inning and never looked back on the way to an 11-2 victory over the Cubs on Thursday.

Giants’ Cueto (inner ear infection) scratched vs. Tigers

1:45 PM

DETROIT -- San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto was scratched from his scheduled start against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon because of an inner ear infection.

Kershaw to start Sunday, miss All-Star Game

1:38 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will take his normal turn in the rotation for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals, thereby making him ineligible to pitch in Tuesday's All-Star Game.

Yankees SS Gregorius going all out to make ASG

12:45 PM

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius hit the ground running on Thursday after waking up to find out he was third out of five in the American League All-Star voting that ended later in the day.

Hernandez, who is suing MLB, among All-Star Game umpires

12:44 PM

Angel Hernandez, who sued Major League Baseball this week alleging race discrimination, was named on Thursday as one of the umpires for the upcoming All-Star Game in Miami.

Yankees SS Gregorius going all out to make ASG

11:45 AM

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius hit the ground running on Thursday after waking up to find out he was third out of five in the American League All-Star voting that ended later in the day.

Cubs OF Schwarber recalled from Triple-A

11:41 AM

CHICAGO -- Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber's stay at Triple-A Iowa is over with manager Joe Maddon convinced a hitting slump for the left-handed power hitter is also coming to an end.

Cubs OF Schwarber recalled from Triple-A

11:02 AM

Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber's stay at Triple-A Iowa is over with manager Joe Maddon convinced a hitting slump for the left-handed power hitter is also coming to an end.

Verlander not sweating trade talk

9:24 AM

Armed with a complete no-trade clause and personal postseason history strong enough to draw a crowd, Tigers ace Justin Verlander feels at ease amidst swirling trade speculation.

MLB roundup: Dodgers beat D-backs behind Wood (10-0)

2:28 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Left-hander Alex Wood struck out 10 in seven innings to improve to 10-0 in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 1-0 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

MLB roundup: Astros crush Braves again

1:01 AM

ATLANTA -- George Springer, Jose Altuve and Josh Reddick went a combined 8-for-15 with six RBIs as the Houston Astros routed the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday night.

Indians’ Francona hospitalized, ASG availability uncertain

12:31 AM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized at Cleveland Clinic for tests, and he missed a second straight game Wednesday, a 6-2 loss to the San Diego Padres at Progressive Field.

» Wednesday, July 5, 2017

MLB roundup: Brewers finish sweep of Orioles

11:12 PM

MILWAUKEE -- Matt Garza pitched 6 1/3 innings, and Keon Broxton hit a two-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers finished off a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 4-0 victory Wednesday night at Miller Park.

Yankees’ Judge hits 29th homer, ties DiMaggio rookie record

8:06 PM

Powerhouse Aaron Judge belted his majors-best 29th homer in Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, matching the New York Yankees' rookie franchise record set in 1936 by Joe DiMaggio.

MLB roundup: Martin helps Blue Jays edge Yanks

7:32 PM

NEW YORK -- Russell Martin drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk off Dellin Betances with one out in the top of the eighth inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the New York Yankees Wednesday afternoon.

MLB notebook: Judge ties DiMaggio’s rookie HR mark

6:52 PM

Powerhouse Aaron Judge belted his majors-best 29th homer in Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, matching the New York Yankees' rookie franchise record set in 1936 by Joe DiMaggio.

Indians’ Francona hospitalized, ASG availability uncertain

6:27 PM

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized at Cleveland Clinic for tests, missing a second straight game Wednesday against the San Diego Padres at Progressive Field.

MLB roundup: Martin helps Blue Jays edge Yanks

6:01 PM

NEW YORK -- Russell Martin drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk off Dellin Betances with one out in the top of the eighth inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the New York Yankees Wednesday afternoon.

Yankees’ Judge hits 29th homer, ties DiMaggio rookie record

4:07 PM

Powerhouse Aaron Judge belted his majors-best 29th homer in Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, matching the New York Yankees' rookie franchise record set in 1936 by Joe DiMaggio.

Twins place LHP Santiago (back) on DL

1:42 PM

The Minnesota Twins placed left-hander Hector Santiago on the 10-day disabled list with upper thoracic back pain and discomfort, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Benintendi, Red Sox rout Rangers

1:43 AM

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Boston Red Sox ran their winning streak to six games by pounding the Texas Rangers 11-4 on Tuesday behind the hitting of Andrew Benintendi and the pitching of David Price.

Indians’ Francona out Tuesday while undergoing more tests

1:03 AM

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona missed Tuesday night's 1-0 loss to the San Diego Padres.

» Tuesday, July 4, 2017

MLB notebook: Braves activate Freeman, move him to 3B

7:14 PM

The Atlanta Braves activated standout Freddie Freeman from the disabled list on Tuesday and are moving him to third base.

MLB roundup: Murphy, Nationals maul Mets

6:39 PM

WASHINGTON -- Daniel Murphy went 4-for-5 with five RBIs against his former team and Bryce Harper had three hits and three runs scored as the Washington Nationals cruised to an 11-4 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday.

Braves activate Freeman, move him to 3B

6:07 PM

The Atlanta Braves activated standout Freddie Freeman from the disabled list and are moving him to third base.

Indians’ Francona out Tuesday while undergoing more tests

5:37 PM

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will miss Tuesday night's game against the San Diego Padres.

MLB roundup: Murphy, Nationals maul Mets

4:03 PM

WASHINGTON -- Daniel Murphy went 4-for-5 with five RBIs against his former team and Bryce Harper had three hits and three runs scored as the Washington Nationals cruised to an 11-4 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday.

Mets LF Rivera injured vs. Nationals

2:24 PM

WASHINGTON -- New York Mets left fielder T.J. Rivera left Tuesday's game against the Washington Nationals in the seventh inning after he limped to first base while running out a ground ball.

Cubs activate OF Heyward from DL

1:29 PM

Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward was activated from the disabled list prior to Tuesday's afternoon game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Wrigley Field.

Blue Jays activate C Montero

11:38 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Miguel Montero prior to Tuesday afternoon's game against the host New York Yankees.

Ump Hernandez sues MLB, alleges discrimination

1:42 AM

Angel Hernandez, a big-league umpire since 1993, sued Major League Baseball on Monday, alleging race discrimination.

MLB roundup: Nationals walk off with win over Mets

1:31 AM

WASHINGTON -- Ryan Raburn hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Monday night.

» Monday, July 3, 2017

MLB roundup: Nationals walk off with win over Mets

11:49 PM

WASHINGTON -- Ryan Raburn hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Monday night.

Two Yanks, two Marlins in Home Run Derby

11:21 PM

Home run leader Aaron Judge, New York Yankees teammate Gary Sanchez, defending champion Giancarlo Stanton and Miami Marlins teammate Justin Bour will compete in the Home Run Derby on July 10 in Miami.

MLB roundup: Nationals get walkoff win

10:59 PM

WASHINGTON -- Ryan Raburn hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning off Fernando Salas as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Monday night.

Desmond goes on DL; Gonzalez returns for Rockies

8:48 PM

The Colorado Rockies placed versatile infielder/outfielder Ian Desmond on the 10-day disabled list Monday and reinstated outfielder Carlos Gonzalez.

Thumb injury to keep Trout out of All-Star Game

8:43 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Los Angeles Angels confirmed Monday that outfielder Mike Trout will not participate in next week's All-Star Game as he rehabs a left thumb injury.

Judge, Sanchez, Bour added to HR Derby

7:55 PM

Home run leader Aaron Judge, fellow New York Yankee teammate Gary Sanchez and Marlins first baseman Justin Bour announced Monday that they will participate in the Home Run Derby next week in Miami.

MLB notebook: Judge, Sanchez to participate in HR Derby

7:30 PM

Home run leader Aaron Judge and fellow New York Yankee teammate Gary Sanchez announced Monday that they will participate in the Home Run Derby next week in Miami.

Thumb injury to keep Trout out of All-Star Game

7:00 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Los Angeles Angels confirmed Monday that outfielder Mike Trout will not participate in next week's All-Star Game as he rehabs a left thumb injury.

Judge, teammate Sanchez to participate in HR Derby

3:56 PM

Home run leader Aaron Judge and fellow New York Yankee teammate Gary Sanchez announced Monday that they will participate in the Home Run Derby next week in Miami.

Nationals’ Harper: ’No chance’ for Home Run Derby

2:40 PM

Bryce Harper cranked a pair of home runs in his most recent game, but that power won't be on display just prior to this year's All-Star Game.

Blue Jays acquire Montero from Cubs

1:09 PM

Miguel Montero was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays after being designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs last week.

» Sunday, July 2, 2017

Angels’ Trout to ramp up training in bid to return

11:36 PM

The reigning American League Most Valuable Player is moving closer to a return to action.

MLB roundup: Betts’ 8 RBIs lead Red Sox past Jays

11:30 PM

TORONTO -- Drew Pomeranz pitched six effective innings, and the Boston Red Sox trounced the Toronto Blue Jays 15-1 to complete a three-game sweep.

Astros, Nats lead way with 3 All-Star starters each

11:00 PM

The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals hold sizable leads in their division races, and each team had three players voted to the starting lineup of the All-Star Game on July 11 in Miami.

MLB roundup: Betts’ 8 RBIs lead Red Sox past Jays

9:51 PM

TORONTO -- Drew Pomeranz pitched six effective innings, and the Boston Red Sox trounced the Toronto Blue Jays 15-1 to complete a three-game sweep.

Astros, Nationals lead way with 3 All-Star starters each

9:15 PM

The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals hold sizable leads in their division races, and each team had three players voted to be the starting lineup of the July 11 All-Star Game in Miami.

MLB roundup: Betts’ 8 RBIs lead Red Sox past Jays

7:35 PM

TORONTO -- Mookie Betts had two homers and matched his career best of eight RBIs, Drew Pomeranz pitched six effective innings and the Boston Red Sox trounced the Toronto Blue Jays 15-1 to complete a sweep of the three-game series.

MLB notebook: Cash manages Rays after breaking ankle

6:59 PM

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash fractured his left ankle running near Camden Yards early Sunday morning.

Rangers acquire RHP Grilli from Blue Jays

4:07 PM

The Texas Rangers acquired right-handed relief pitcher Jason Grilli from the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday in exchange for minor league outfielder Eduard Pinto.

Rays manager Cash fractures ankle while running

2:15 PM

BALTIMORE -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash fractured his left ankle running near Camden Yards early Sunday morning.

Red Sox SS Bogaerts (groin) scratched from lineup

1:24 PM

TORONTO -- Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was a late scratch from the lineup for Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with tightness in his left groin.

MLB roundup: Red-hot Dodgers crush Padres

1:51 AM

SAN DIEGO -- Chris Taylor hit his third grand slam of the season, and Corey Seager and Justin Turner added back-to-back homers Saturday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers continued their domination of the San Diego Padres with an 8-0 rout.

MLB roundup: Sale fans 11 as Red Sox roll

12:44 AM

TORONTO -- Chris Sale struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, Xander Bogaerts had three RBIs and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Saturday.

» Saturday, July 1, 2017

MLB roundup: Sale fans 11 as Red Sox roll

11:45 PM

TORONTO -- Chris Sale struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, Xander Bogaerts had three RBIs and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Saturday.

MLB suspends Astros rookie Paulino for 80 games

11:23 PM

Houston Astros rookie right-hander David Paulino was suspended 80 games without pay on Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

MLB roundup: Sale fans 11 as Red Sox roll

6:32 PM

TORONTO -- Chris Sale struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, Xander Bogaerts had three RBIs and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Saturday.

Yankees promote OF Frazier

5:45 PM

The New York Yankees on Saturday recalled their No. 2 prospect, outfielder Clint Frazier, from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

MLB roundup: Sale fans 11 as Red Sox roll

4:46 PM

TORONTO -- Chris Sale struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, Xander Bogaerts had three RBIs and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Saturday.

Blue Jays call up RHP Harrell

2:11 PM

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays selected right-handed pitcher Lucas Harrell from the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons on Saturday and designated outfielder Ian Parmley for assignment.

MLB roundup: Foltynewicz takes no-no into 9th

2:27 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Mike Foltynewicz had a no-hitter through eight innings but settled for a one-hit gem Friday night, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

MLB roundup: DeGrom, Mets edge Phillies

12:21 AM

NEW YORK -- Jacob deGrom won his fourth straight start Friday night, allowing just three hits over seven innings as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1.