MLB NEWS ARCHIVE

» Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Nationals activate OF Harper

3:38 PM

The Washington Nationals reinstated outfielder Bryce Harper from the 10-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

Yankees CF Hicks activated from DL

11:27 AM

Center fielder Aaron Hicks was activated from the disabled list by the New York Yankees on Tuesday.

Red Sox ace Sale aims to continue mastery of Jays

3:52 AM

BOSTON -- To say Chris Sale has dominated the Toronto Blue Jays this season would be a gross understatement.

MLB roundup: Judge ties, breaks rookie HR mark

1:58 AM

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge tied Mark McGwire's rookie record for homers in the third inning and broke the mark in the seventh as the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 during a makeup game Monday afternoon.

MLB roundup: Judge ties, breaks rookie HR mark

12:20 AM

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge tied Mark McGwire's rookie record for homers in the third inning and broke the mark in the seventh as the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 during a makeup game Monday afternoon.

» Monday, September 25, 2017

MLB roundup: Judge ties, breaks rookie HR mark

11:07 PM

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge tied Mark McGwire's rookie record for homers in the third inning and broke the mark in the seventh as the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 during a makeup game Monday afternoon.

Red Sox’s Betts, Nunez exit with injuries

10:00 PM

BOSTON -- Mookie Betts became the second Red Sox player to leave Boston's Monday night game against the Toronto Blue Jays with an injury, exiting with left wrist pain.

Dodgers’ Puig benched for arriving late

9:07 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was benched for Los Angeles' game against the San Diego Padres on Monday after reporting late to an on-field pregame assignment.

MLB roundup: Judge ties, breaks rookie HR mark

8:13 PM

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge tied Mark McGwire's rookie record for homers in the third inning and broke the mark in the seventh as the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 during a makeup game Monday afternoon.

MLB roundup: Judge record HR lifts Yankees past Royals

7:41 PM

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge tied Mark McGwire's rookie record for homers in the third inning and broke the mark in the seventh as the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 during a makeup game Monday afternoon.

Yankees’ Judge breaks McGwire’s rookie HR record

3:39 PM

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge broke Mark McGwire's rookie record for home runs in a season when he hit his 50th with two outs in the bottom of seventh inning of Monday's makeup game against the Kansas City Royals.

MLB roundup: Cubs inch closer to division title; D-backs seal wild card

12:57 AM

MILWAUKEE -- Jose Quintana struck out 10 in a three-hitter game as the Chicago Cubs moved closer to clinching the National League Central by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Sunday.

» Sunday, September 24, 2017

MLB roundup: Cubs inch closer to NL Central title

9:14 PM

MILWAUKEE -- Jose Quintana struck out 10 in a three-hitter game as the Chicago Cubs moved closer to clinching the National League Central Division by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Sunday.

Tigers’ Cabrera playing with two herniated disks

6:23 PM

DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has been playing with two herniated disks in his back, an MRI disclosed Sunday, but he still wants to play through the pain and finish the season.

MLB roundup: Cubs inch closer to NL Central title

6:16 PM

MILWAUKEE -- Jose Quintana struck out 10 in a three-hitter game as the Chicago Cubs moved closer to clinching the National League Central Division by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Sunday.

Orioles scratch Bundy (hamstring) in favor of Tillman

2:41 PM

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles made a last-minute pitching change before Sunday's game with the Tampa Bay Rays, pulling right-hander Dylan Bundy in favor of Chris Tillman.

MLB roundup: Shaw’s homer lifts Brewers over Cubs

1:04 AM

MILWAUKEE -- Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning off Wade Davis as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Miller Park.

» Saturday, September 23, 2017

MLB roundup: Shaw’s homer lifts Brewers over Cubs

11:36 PM

MILWAUKEE -- Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning off Wade Davis as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Miller Park.

Athletics’ Maxwell becomes first MLB player to kneel for Anthem

11:25 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem Saturday night as he joined a protest against racial injustice that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began last season.

A’s Maxwell becomes first MLB player to kneel for anthem

11:25 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem Saturday night as he joined a protest against racial injustice that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began last season.

MLB roundup: Shaw’s homer lifts Brewers by Cubs

8:19 PM

MILWAUKEE -- Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning off Wade Davis as the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.

Braves extend C Suzuki another year

5:15 PM

The Atlanta Braves agreed to extend the contract of catcher Kurt Suzuki through the 2018 season, general manager John Coppolella announced Saturday.

MLB roundup: Dodgers clinch fifth straight NL West title

1:55 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Rookie Cody Bellinger hit his 39th homer as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth straight NL West Division title with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants Friday night.

MLB roundup: Goins helps Jays top Yanks

12:10 AM

TORONTO -- Ryan Goins pulled off the hidden ball trick and hit a grand slam off Masahiro Tanaka as the Toronto Blue Jays routed the New York Yankees, 8-1 on Friday.

» Friday, September 22, 2017

Report: Jeter asks Marlins to fire four luminaries

11:39 PM

Derek Jeter, who is the prospective owner of the Miami Marlins, asked outgoing team president David Samson to fire four people who serve as special assistants, the Miami Herald reported Friday night.

MLB roundup: Goins helps Jays top Yanks

11:13 PM

TORONTO -- Ryan Goins pulled off the hidden ball trick and hit a grand slam off Masahiro Tanaka as the Toronto Blue Jays routed the New York Yankees, 8-1 on Friday.

Royals C Perez leaves game vs. White Sox

10:49 PM

CHICAGO - Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez left Friday night's game against the Chicago White Sox as a precaution after being hit in the mask by a foul ball.

Tigers manager Ausmus will not return in 2018

10:40 PM

DETROIT -- Brad Ausmus will not be brought back as manager of the Detroit Tigers, the club announced Friday, but he and his staff will finish out the season.

Blue Jays IF Goins pulls off hidden ball trick vs. Yankees

9:43 PM

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Ryan Goins got a bit creative during Friday's series-opening game against the New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

Tigers manager Ausmus will not return in 2018

5:22 PM

The Detroit Tigers announced Friday the contract of manager Brad Ausmus will not be extended beyond the 2017 season.

Reds, C Barnhart agree to 4-year extension

10:34 AM

The Cincinnati Reds and catcher Tucker Barnhart agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2021 season with a club option for 2022, the team announced Friday.

MLB roundup: Cubs defeat Brewers in 10 innings

12:50 AM

MILWAUKEE -- Kris Bryant's two-run homer in the 10th inning led Chicago past Milwaukee 5-3 on Thursday night at Miller Park, boosting the Cubs' lead over the Brewers to 4 1/2 games in the National League Central.

» Thursday, September 21, 2017

MLB roundup: Lindor lifts Indians to sweep of Angels

11:54 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Francisco Lindor hit a decisive three-run home run in the fifth inning that lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 victory and a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon.

MLB notebook: Mets manager Collins expected to retire

8:15 PM

The New York Mets expect manager Terry Collins to retire after this season, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.

MLB roundup: Lindor lifts Indians to sweep of Angels

8:13 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Shortstop Francisco Lindor hit a decisive three-run home run in the fifth inning that lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 win and a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon.

Reds to extend netting to end of dugouts

8:10 PM

The Cincinnati Reds announced Thursday that the protective netting at Great American Ball Park will be extended to the end of both dugouts after the season.

Mets manager Collins reportedly to retire after season

7:28 PM

The New York Mets expect manager Terry Collins to retire after this season, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.

Dodgers 3B Turner (thumb) day-to-day

6:56 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is day-to-day with a bruised right thumb after being hit by a pitch during Thursday's victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Cardinals recall IF Valera from Triple-A Memphis

12:14 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals recalled infielder Breyvic Valera from Triple-A Memphis, the team announced Thursday.

Former All-Star Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

10:22 AM

Former major league outfielder Raul Mondesi was sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption and mishandling of public funds while serving as mayor of San Cristobal in the Dominican Republic.

MLB roundup: Sale shines as Red Sox clinch playoff bid

4:25 AM

BALTIMORE -- Chris Sale became the first American League pitcher with 300 strikeouts in a season since Pedro Martinez in 1999, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 9-0 victory on Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Sale reaches 300 Ks in Red Sox’s win

12:21 AM

BALTIMORE -- Chris Sale became the first American League pitcher with 300 strikeouts in a season since Pedro Martinez in 1999 and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 9-0 victory on Wednesday night.

» Wednesday, September 20, 2017

MLB roundup: Stanton belts 56th HR as Marlins sweep Mets

7:11 PM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his major-league-leading 56th homer and Jose Urena won his 14th game, leading the Miami Marlins to a 9-2 win and a three-game sweep over the New York Mets on Wednesday afternoon.

Yankees fan hit by foul ball, taken to hospital

7:09 PM

A young girl was hit by a foul ball off the bat of third baseman Todd Frazier in the fifth inning of the New York Yankees' home game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon.

Yankees fan hit by foul ball, taken to hospital

5:41 PM

A young girl was hit by a foul ball off the bat of third baseman Todd Frazier in the fifth inning of the New York Yankees' home game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon.

MLB roundup: Stanton belts 56th HR as Marlins sweep Mets

4:57 PM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his major-league-leading 56th homer and Jose Urena won his 14th game, leading the Miami Marlins to a 9-2 win and a three-game sweep over the New York Mets on Wednesday afternoon.

Blue Jays sign RHP Estrada to one-year, $13M extension

3:58 PM

Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Marco Estrada signed a one-year, $13 million contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Cubs win seventh straight

2:03 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Montgomery took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and Chicago manager Joe Maddon won in his return to Tropicana Field as the Cubs claimed their seventh straight victory, holding the Tampa Bay Rays to one hit in a 2-1 win Tuesday.

MLB roundup: Cubs win seventh straight

12:38 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Montgomery took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and Chicago manager Joe Maddon won in his return to Tropicana Field as the Cubs claimed their seventh straight victory, holding the Tampa Bay Rays to one hit in a 2-1 win Tuesday.

» Tuesday, September 19, 2017

MLB roundup: Cubs win seventh straight

11:41 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Montgomery took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and Chicago manager Joe Maddon won in his return to Tropicana Field as the Cubs claimed their seventh straight victory, holding the Tampa Bay Rays to one hit in a 2-1 win Tuesday.

MLB record broken for home runs in a season

10:26 PM

Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's home run Tuesday night in Toronto was the 5,694th in the major leagues this season, breaking the previous record set in 2000 -- the heart of the Steroid Era.

Cardinals activate RHP Wainwright

9:44 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals activated right-handed pitcher Adam Wainwright from the disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.

Yanks target division title with rotation swap

9:41 PM

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees added some serious intrigue to the final days of the season by making a move Tuesday that would get any baseball fan's juices flowing.

MLB Note - St. Louis Cardinals Wainwright, Adam

9:41 PM

RHP Adam Wainwright was activated from the disabled list. Wainwright, 36, has been absent since mid-August due to a right elbow impingement.

Tigers’ Ferrell OK after taking line drive to head

7:56 PM

DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers right-hander Jeff Ferrell received a positive medical report and returned to the clubhouse on Tuesday, one day after being struck in the head by a line drive.

MLB roundup: Marlins’ Stanton smacks 55th homer

1:26 AM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton drilled his major-league-leading 55th homer to lead the Miami Marlins to a 13-1 win over the New York Mets on Monday.

MLB roundup: Marlins’ Stanton smacks 55th homer

12:15 AM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton drilled his major-league-leading 55th homer to lead the Miami Marlins to a 13-1 win over the New York Mets on Monday.

» Monday, September 18, 2017

MLB roundup: Marlins’ Stanton smacks 55th homer

11:21 PM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton drilled his major-league-leading 55th homer to lead the Miami Marlins to a 13-1 win over the New York Mets on Monday.

Red Sox’s Pedroia exits with bruised nose

9:46 PM

BALTIMORE -- Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia left the Red Sox's game with the Baltimore Orioles in the fourth inning Monday with a nasal contusion.

Pirates shut down Cervelli (quad) for season

8:34 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli will not play again this season.

A’s RHP Cotton scratched vs. Tigers with groin injury

7:35 PM

DETROIT -- Oakland A's right-hander Jharel Cotton was a late scratch with a right groin strain ahead of his scheduled start against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night at Comerica Park.

Orioles minor league pitcher Gonzalez dies in car accident

3:35 PM

Baltimore Orioles minor league pitcher Miguel Gonzalez died Monday from injuries sustained during a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Saturday night, the team announced. He was 21.

MLB roundup: Astros clinch AL West title

12:13 AM

HOUSTON -- Justin Verlander delivered another strong start, and the Houston Astros bashed four home runs in their 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, a victory that secured the first American League West pennant in franchise history.

» Sunday, September 17, 2017

MLB roundup: Astros clinch AL West title

10:57 PM

HOUSTON -- Justin Verlander delivered another strong start, and the Houston Astros bashed four home runs in their 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, a victory that secured the first American League West pennant in franchise history.

Nationals’ Harper takes BP for first time since injury

7:59 PM

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 13, took batting practice on the field Sunday for the first time since he hyperextended his left knee while running out a grounder on a wet field against the San Francisco Giants on Aug. 12.

MLB roundup: Astros clinch AL West title

7:24 PM

HOUSTON -- Justin Verlander delivered another strong start and the Houston Astros bashed four home runs in support in their 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday at Minute Maid Park, a victory that secured their first American League West pennant in franchise history.

Cubs’ Contreras’ suspension reduced to one game

3:37 PM

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras will serve his suspension on Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals after getting the ban reduced from two games to one.

MLB roundup: Indians clinch AL Central title

1:01 AM

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians had to wait awhile, but they eventually clinched the American League Central title on Saturday.

» Saturday, September 16, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians clinch AL Central title

11:35 PM

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians had to wait awhile, but they eventually clinched the American League Central title on Saturday.

MLB roundup: Dodgers win fourth straight

8:39 PM

WASHINGTON -- Rich Hill allowed just one hit and one run in five innings and combined with five relievers on a four-hitter and rookie Cody Bellinger was 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Saturday.

Cubs C Contreras banned two games

6:12 PM

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras was suspended two games and fined for his actions during Friday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.

MLB roundup: Royals end Indians’ 22-game win streak

2:08 AM

CLEVELAND -- Lorenzo Cain had three hits and Alcides Escobar and Brandon Moss homered as the Kansas City Royals halted the Cleveland Indians' American League-record 22-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Friday night.

MLB roundup: Royals end Indians’ 22-game win streak

12:22 AM

CLEVELAND -- Lorenzo Cain had three hits and Alcides Escobar and Brandon Moss homered as the Kansas City Royals halted the Cleveland Indians' American League-record 22-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Friday night.

» Friday, September 15, 2017

MLB roundup: Royals end Indians’ 22-game win streak

11:20 PM

CLEVELAND -- Lorenzo Cain had three hits and Alcides Escobar and Brandon Moss homered as the Kansas City Royals halted the Cleveland Indians' American League-record 22-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Friday night.

Red Sox, Yankees fined for sign-stealing

8:49 PM

The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees were both fined on Friday due to last month's incident of sign-stealing, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred announced.

MLB notebook: Red Sox, Yankees fined for sign-stealing

7:46 PM

The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees were both fined on Friday due to last month's incident of sign-stealing, major league baseball commissioner Rob Manfred announced.

Tigers acquire RHP Rodriguez from Angels

6:25 PM

The Detroit Tigers acquired right-hander Elvin Rodriguez from the Angels on Friday to complete the deal that sent outfielder Justin Upton to Los Angeles.

Red Sox, Yankees fined for sign-stealing

5:33 PM

The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees were both fined on Friday due to last month's incident of sign-stealing, major league baseball commissioner Rob Manfred announced.

Mariners activate LHP Paxton from DL

4:18 PM

Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was activated from the disabled list and will start Friday's game against the Houston Astros.

MLB roundup: Indians win 22nd consecutive game

2:02 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce's RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, extending the Indians' American League-record winning streak to 22 games.

MLB roundup: Indians win 22nd straight game

12:15 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce's RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night, extending the Indians' American League-record winning streak to 22 games.

» Thursday, September 14, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians win 22nd straight game

11:30 PM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce's RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night, extending the Indians' American League-record winning streak to 22 games.

Braves’ Foltynewicz leaves start with finger injury

10:10 PM

WASHINGTON -- Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz left his start on Thursday against the Washington Nationals with a cut on the middle finger of his right hand.

Nationals C Lobaton leaves game after being hit by pitch

8:39 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton left the game Thursday in the last of the second inning after he was hit near the left ankle on a pitch by Atlanta Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz.

MLB notebook: MLB suspends, fines Astros RHP Fiers

8:22 PM

Major League Baseball suspended Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for five games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a fastball over the head of Los Angeles Angels batter Luis Valbuena on Wednesday.

Astros’ Fiers suspended, fined for throwing over batter’s head

8:05 PM

Major League Baseball suspended Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for five games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a fastball over the head of Los Angeles Angels batter Luis Valbuena on Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Pham lifts Cardinals; Red Sox top A’s

7:11 PM

ST. LOUIS -- Tommy Pham became the first St. Louis player in 13 years to amass 20 homers and 20 steals in the same season with a two-run homer and a pair of steals Thursday in the Cardinals' 5-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium.

MLB roundup: Pham lifts Cardinals; Red Sox top A’s

5:26 PM

ST. LOUIS -- Tommy Pham became the first St. Louis player in 13 years to amass 20 homers and 20 steals in the same season with a two-run homer and a pair of steals Thursday in the Cardinals' 5-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium.

Indians activate reliever Miller off DL

4:24 PM

The Cleveland Indians activated All-Star left-handed reliever Andrew Miller off the disabled list Thursday, hours before looking to extend their American League-record winning streak to 22 games.

Mariners RHP Hernandez returns to face Rangers

1:52 PM

Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez was activated from the 10-day disabled list and will start Thursday's game against the host Texas Rangers, the team announced.

Red Sox LHP Price activated, to pitch out of bullpen

1:33 PM

The Boston Red Sox activated David Price from the 10-day disabled list and declared the left-hander will be used out of the bullpen for the rest of the season, the team announced Thursday.

Red Sox activate LHP Price from disabled list

11:18 AM

The Boston Red Sox activated left-hander David Price from the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Thursday.

MLB roundup: Indians notch AL-record 21st straight win

1:51 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce and Roberto Perez each homered as the Cleveland Indians set an American League record with their 21st consecutive win, a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Indians notch AL-record 21st straight win

12:45 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce and Roberto Perez each homered as the Cleveland Indians set an American League record with their 21st consecutive win, a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

» Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians notch AL-record 21st straight win

11:08 PM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce and Roberto Perez each homered as the Cleveland Indians set an American League record with their 21st consecutive win, a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

Marlins-Brewers series will shift to Milwaukee

7:09 PM

The Marlins agreed to move this weekend's scheduled home series against the Brewers to Milwaukee as Miami attempts to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, it was announced Wednesday.

MLB notebook: Japanese star plans to join major leagues in 2018

6:59 PM

Japanese sensation Shohei Otani, a 23-year-old right-handed pitcher and left-handed hitter, is expected to be posted by his team and play in the major leagues in 2018, according to multiple reports.

Reds place RHP Storen on DL

6:32 PM

The Cincinnati Reds placed right-hander Drew Storen on the 10-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Indians notch AL-record 21st straight win

6:15 PM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce and Roberto Perez each homered as the Cleveland Indians set an American League record with their 21st consecutive win with a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

Marlins-Brewers series will shift to Milwaukee

5:28 PM

The Marlins agreed to move this weekend's scheduled home series against the Brewers to Milwaukee as Miami attempts to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, it was announced Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Indians notch AL-record 21st straight win

5:27 PM

CLEVELAND -- Jay Bruce and Roberto Perez each homered as the Cleveland Indians set an American League record with their 21st consecutive win with a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

Red Sox, Ortiz announce new partnership

5:17 PM

Ten-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion David Ortiz is returning to the Boston Red Sox ... in a front-office role.

Rays return home to host Red Sox on Friday

1:12 PM

The Tampa Bay Rays will return home to play at Tropicana Field on Friday following the relocation of the three-game series against the New York Yankees to Citi Field due to Hurricane Irma.

Japanese sensation Otani expected to play in MLB next season

12:42 PM

Japanese sensation Shohei Otani, a 23-year-old right-handed pitcher and left-handed hitter, is expected to be posted by his team and play in Major League Baseball in 2018, according to multiple reports.

Miller, Indians’ ace reliever, to return Thursday

11:42 AM

Andrew Miller is scheduled to return from the disabled list on Thursday and work his way back into a significant role in the Cleveland Indians bullpen.

MLB roundup: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

2:21 AM

CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber pitched a five-hitter, and Francisco Lindor hit his 30th home run as the Cleveland Indians tied the American League record with their 20th straight victory, a 2-0 decision over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

MLB roundup: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

1:41 AM

CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber pitched a five-hitter, and Francisco Lindor hit his 30th home run as the Cleveland Indians tied the American League record with their 20th straight victory, a 2-0 decision over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

MLB roundup: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

12:52 AM

CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber pitched a five-hitter and Francisco Lindor hit his 30th home run as the Cleveland Indians tied the American League record with their 20th straight victory, a 2-0 decision over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

» Tuesday, September 12, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

10:37 PM

CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber pitched a five-hitter and Francisco Lindor hit his 30th home run as the Cleveland Indians tied the American League record with their 20th straight victory, a 2-0 decision over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

MLB notebook: 2018 MLB season has early opening

7:35 PM

Major League Baseball released its 2018 regular-season schedule on Tuesday with a wrinkle that hasn't been seen in 50 years.

Padres RHP Capps out for the season with a blood clot

7:25 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- San Diego Padres reliever Carter Capps will miss the remainder of the season after doctors discovered a blood clot when Capps went to the hospital late Monday night.

Indians CF Zimmer undergoes surgery

7:18 PM

The Cleveland Indians announced Tuesday that rookie center fielder Bradley Zimmer underwent surgery on the fractured fourth metacarpal of his left hand at the New York Hand and Wrist Center of Lenox Hill in New York.

Orioles activate OF Gentry from DL

6:36 PM

The Baltimore Orioles activated outfielder Craig Gentry from the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday.

Rangers promote top propsect Calhoun

6:05 PM

The Texas Rangers will give their fans a look at the biggest piece acquired in the Yu Darvish trade with the promotion of outfielder Willie Calhoun.

2018 MLB season has early opening -- March 29

5:07 PM

Major League Baseball released its 2018 regular-season schedule on Tuesday with a wrinkle that hasn't been seen in 50 years.

Cardinals recall OF Sierra

3:55 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals recalled outfielder Magneuris Sierra from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday, the team announced.

2018 MLB season has early opening -- March 29

1:25 PM

Major League Baseball released its 2018 regular-season schedule on Tuesday with a wrinkle that hasn't been seen in 50 years.

Mainers face Rangers as Gonzales opposes Gonzalez

3:28 AM

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers play Game 2 of a four-game series on Tuesday with "Gonzales" and "Gonzalez" on the mound.

MLB roundup: Indians win 19th straight

2:12 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jose Ramirez homered and had three RBIs, Francisco Lindor tripled and drove in four runs, and Carlos Carrasco pitched six scoreless innings as the Cleveland Indians won their 19th game in a row, an 11-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

MLB roundup: Indians win 19th straight

12:27 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jose Ramirez homered and had three RBIs, Francisco Lindor tripled and drove in four runs, and Carlos Carrasco pitched six scoreless innings as the Cleveland Indians won their 19th game in a row, an 11-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

» Monday, September 11, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians win 19th straight

11:26 PM

CLEVELAND -- Jose Ramirez homered and had three RBIs, Francisco Lindor tripled and drove in four runs, and Carlos Carrasco pitched six scoreless innings as the Cleveland Indians won their 19th game in a row, an 11-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

Mariners’ Dyson set for season-ending groin surgery

9:35 PM

Seattle Mariners center fielder Jarrod Dyson will undergo season-ending surgery for a problem that is similar to a sports hernia, manager Scott Servais announced Monday.

MLB notebook: Tigers RHP Fulmer facing elbow surgery

8:46 PM

Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer will undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday to repair the ulnar nerve in his right elbow.

Angels get mixed news on injured Ps Meyer, Heaney

8:37 PM

The Los Angeles Angels received mixed news Monday on the injury front involving two of their starting pitchers.

Orioles C Castillo exits due to injury

8:21 PM

TORONTO -- Baltimore Orioles catcher Welington Castillo left the game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the second inning Monday after being hit by a foul ball in the first inning.

Angels get mixed news on injured Ps Meyer, Heaney

8:00 PM

The Los Angeles Angeles received mixed news Monday on the injury front involving two of their starting pitchers.

Tigers RHP Fulmer to undergo elbow surgery

5:45 PM

Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer will undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday to repair the ulnar nerve in his right elbow.

Yankees activate OF Frazier from DL

5:16 PM

The New York Yankees activated rookie Clint Frazier from the disabled list before Monday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Citi Field.

» Sunday, September 10, 2017

MLB roundup: Nationals clinch NL East title

11:29 PM

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits in eight scoreless innings as the Washington Nationals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday and clinched the National League East title.

MLB Roundup: Nationals clinch NL East title

6:55 PM

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits in eight scoreless innings as the Washington Nationals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday and clinched the National League East Division title.

Nelson’s injury shows why NL needs DH

2:12 AM

It sure looked like a good day for the Milwaukee Brewers, even though it really wasn't.

MLB roundup: Indians extend win streak to 17

1:54 AM

CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor homered and Carlos Santana added two doubles as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 17 games with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.

» Saturday, September 9, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians extend win streak to 17

11:08 PM

CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor homered and Carlos Santana added two doubles as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 17 games with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.

Nelson’s injury shows why NL needs DH

9:34 PM

It sure looked like a good day for the Milwaukee Brewers, even though it really wasn't.

Boston’s Nunez leaves game with knee injury

8:43 PM

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox utility man Eduardo Nunez exited Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning with a right knee contusion.

MLB roundup: Indians extend win streak to 17

8:25 PM

CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor homered and Carlos Santana added two doubles as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 17 games with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.

MLB roundup: Indians extend win streak to 17

4:46 PM

CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor homered and Carlos Santana added two doubles as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 17 games with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.

Tigers LF Mahtook scratched vs. Blue Jays

4:20 PM

TORONTO -- Detroit Tigers left fielder Mikie Mahtook was a late scratch from Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays because of a sore left groin.

Brewers RHP Nelson (shoulder) out for rest of season

3:26 PM

CHICAGO -- Milwaukee Brewers right-handed ace Jimmy Nelson will miss the remainder of the season after being diagnosed with a partial labrum tear and right rotator cuff strain, the team announced Saturday.

MLB roundup: Indians set team record with 16th straight wn

2:03 AM

CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 16 games with a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

MLB roundup: Indians set team record with 16th straight wn

12:09 AM

CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 16 games with a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

» Friday, September 8, 2017

Astros’ McHugh leaves game with injury

11:58 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Houston Astros right-hander Collin McHugh left Friday night's game against the Oakland Athletics after three innings due to damage to his right middle fingernail.

Tigers turn triple play vs. Blue Jays

9:19 PM

TORONTO -- The Detroit Tigers turned their first triple play in 16 years in the sixth inning of Friday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Rays’ Souza crashes into side wall, exits vs. Red Sox

9:11 PM

BOSTON -- Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. left Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning with a bruised left knee.

White Sox LHP Rodon (shoulder) done for season

9:02 PM

The Chicago White Sox placed left-hander Carlos Rodon on the disabled list with left shoulder inflammation Friday and announced he will not return this season.

Rays’ Souza crashes into side wall, exits vs. Red Sox

8:50 PM

BOSTON -- Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. left Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning with an apparent left knee injury.

Angels call up Robinson, place Marte on DL

8:11 PM

The Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of outfielder Shane Robinson on Friday.

Blue Jays LF Pearce (back) exits game vs. Tigers

8:03 PM

TORONTO -- Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Steve Pearce exited Friday's game against the Detroit Tigers with a stiff lower back.

Donaldson scratched from Blue Jays’ lineup

5:26 PM

TORONTO -- Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a late scratch because of illness for the game against the Detroit Tigers on Friday.

Yankees, Rays to play series at Citi Field due to Irma

3:44 PM

Next week's series between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays has been moved from St. Petersburg, Fla., to Citi Field in New York due to Hurricane Irma's arrival in Florida this weekend.

MLB roundup: Indians win club-record 15th straight

2:25 AM

CHICAGO -- Corey Kluber struck out 13, and Erik Gonzalez hit two of Cleveland's five homers as the Cleveland Indians won a franchise-record 15th straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Thursday night.

MLB roundup: Indians win club-record 15th straight

1:03 AM

CHICAGO -- Corey Kluber struck out 13, and Erik Gonzalez hit two of Cleveland's five homers as the Cleveland Indians won a franchise-record 15th straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Thursday night.

MLB roundup: Indians win club-record 15th straight

12:00 AM

CHICAGO -- Corey Kluber struck out 13, and Erik Gonzalez hit two of Cleveland's five homers as the Cleveland Indians won a franchise-record 15th straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Thursday night.

» Thursday, September 7, 2017

Indians’ Diaz hit in arm by pitch, leaves game

10:16 PM

CHICAGO -- Indians third baseman Yandy Diaz left Cleveland's game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday after being hit by a pitch on the left arm.

Rodon a last-minute scratch for White Sox

8:31 PM

CHICAGO -- Left-handed pitcher Carlos Rodon was scratched from his start for the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night against the Cleveland Indians with left shoulder soreness.

MLB notebook: Former Yankees GM Michael dies

7:27 PM

Gene "Stick" Michael, the New York Yankees executive who was the architect of the team's late-1990s dynasty, has died of a heart attack. He was 79.

Yankees’ Michael, architect of Core Four, dies

7:20 PM

Gene "Stick" Michael, the New York Yankees executive who was the architect of the team's late-1990s dynasty, has died of a heart attack. He was 79.

Angels’ Pujols expected back Friday from knee injury

5:45 PM

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols was diagnosed with a bone bruise in his left knee and is expected to play in Friday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

Yankees’ Michael, architect of Core Four, dies

3:06 PM

Gene "Stick" Michael, the New York Yankees executive who was the architect of the team's late-1990s dynasty, has died of a heart attack. He was 79.

White Sox place RHP Petricka on DL

3:03 PM

The Chicago White Sox placed right-hander Jake Petricka on the 10-day disabled list with a right elbow strain on Thursday and sent outfielder Willy Garcia to Class-A Kannapolis on a rehabilitation assignment.

Yankees’ Michael, architect of Core Four, dies

1:12 PM

Gene "Stick" Michael, the New York Yankees executive who was the architect of the team's late-1990s dynasty, has died of a heart attack. He was 79.

Former Yankees executive Michael dies

11:14 AM

Gene "Stick" Michael, the New York Yankees executive who was the architect of the team's late-1990s dynasty, has died of a heart attack. He was 79.

MLB roundup: Indians, D-backs extend long winning streaks

2:27 AM

CHICAGO -- Carlos Carrasco pitched a three-hitter, and the Cleveland Indians equaled a team record with their 14th consecutive victory in a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

MLB roundup: Indians win 14th straight game

1:08 AM

CHICAGO -- Carlos Carrasco pitched a three-hitter, and the Cleveland Indians equaled a team record with their 14th consecutive victory in a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

» Wednesday, September 6, 2017

MLB roundup: Indians win 14th straight game

11:44 PM

CHICAGO -- Carlos Carrasco pitched a three-hitter, and the Cleveland Indians equaled a team record with their 14th consecutive victory in a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

Royals’ Perez hits two homers in rout of Tigers

10:56 PM

DETROIT -- Salvador Perez smacked two homers, Whit Merrifield hit three doubles and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals manhandled the Detroit Tigers 13-2 on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

MLB notebook: Reds’ Hamilton fractures left thumb

6:12 PM

Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton left Wednesday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the third inning with a fractured left thumb.

MLB roundup: Castillo, Reds overpower Brewers

5:47 PM

CINCINNATI -- Rookie right-hander Luis Castillo allowed one run with a career-high 10 strikeouts in his final start of the season, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the finale of a three-game series Wednesday afternoon at Great American Ball Park.

White Sox activate IF/OF Delmonico from disabled list

5:19 PM

The Chicago White Sox reinstated infielder/outfielder Nicky Delmonico from the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday.

Yankees place RHP Warren on disabled list

5:12 PM

The New York Yankees placed right-hander Adam Warren on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a lower back spasm.

Reds’ Hamilton sustains fractured left thumb vs. Brewers

5:01 PM

Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton left Wednesday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the third inning with a fractured left thumb.

Cardinals acquire RHP Nicasio from Phillies

3:44 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday in exchange for minor league infielder Eliezer Alvarez.

MLB roundup: Red Sox outlast Jays in 19 innings

3:12 AM

BOSTON -- Hanley Ramirez hit a walk-off bloop single to center field in the 19th inning to send the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2, ending a six-hour affair early Wednesday morning.

MLB roundup: Red Sox outlast Blue Jays in 19 innings

1:56 AM

BOSTON -- Hanley Ramirez hit a walk-off bloop single to center field in the 19th inning to send the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2, ending a six-hour affair early Wednesday morning at Fenway Park.

MLB roundup: Indians win 13th straight

12:57 AM

CHICAGO -- Jose Ramirez homered twice while Austin Jackson and Yan Gomes each added solo shots as the Cleveland Indians ran their winning streak to 13 with a 9-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.

» Tuesday, September 5, 2017

MLB roundup: Nats’ Strasburg continues mastery of Marlins

11:20 PM

MIAMI -- Daniel Murphy homered for the second consecutive game, and Stephen Strasburg continued his mastery over Miami as the Washington Nationals defeated the Marlins 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Red Sox, Yankees accuse each other of stealing signs

8:23 PM

The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees is taking another twist, with each team accusing the other of using technology to steal signs during games.

Angels activate Richards

7:51 PM

The Los Angeles Angels activated right-hander Garrett Richards from the 60-day disabled list and will start him on Tuesday against the Oakland Athletics.

MLB notebook: Red Sox, Yankees accuse each other of sign stealing

7:12 PM

The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees is taking another twist with each team accusing the other of using technology to steal signs during games.

Dodgers recall OFs Pederson, Thompson

6:41 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielders Joc Pederson and Trayce Thompson from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

Red Sox activate RHP Smith from 60-day DL

6:30 PM

The Boston Red Sox activated right-hander Carson Smith from the 60-day disabled list and designated right-hander Kyle Martin for assignment on Tuesday.

Red Sox, Yankees accuse each other of stealing signs

6:08 PM

The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees is taking another twist with each team accusing the other of using technology to steal signs during games.

Twins activate OF Grossman from DL

5:05 PM

The Minnesota Twins activated outfielder Robbie Grossman from the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday.

White Sox waive LHP Holland

4:18 PM

The Chicago White Sox requested waivers on disappointing left-hander Derek Holland on Tuesday for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.

Pirates give four-year deals to GM Huntington, manager Hurdle

3:12 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington and manager Clint Hurdle received four-year contract extensions from the club through the 2021 season, the team announced Tuesday.

Rays doctor: Archer has no structural damage in arm

2:25 PM

Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer will play catch on Tuesday after it was determined he has no structural damage in his pitching arm.

Cardinals call up INF Valera

1:44 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals recalled infielder Breyvic Valera from Triple-A Memphis, the team announced Tuesday.

» Monday, September 4, 2017

MLB roundup: Martinez’s four HRs lead D-backs’ 11th straight win

11:45 PM

LOS ANGELES -- J.D. Martinez hit four home runs as the surging Arizona Diamondbacks won for an 11th consecutive game Monday, routing the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-0 at Dodger Stadium.

Cubs’ Arrieta leaves game with hamstring injury

10:41 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs were shut out 12-0 by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, but they lost more than a game. They also lost ace Jake Arrieta to a right hamstring injury.

MLB roundup: Indians run winning streak to 12

10:20 PM

CHICAGO -- Jose Ramirez and Carlos Santana homered as the red-hot Cleveland Indians ran their season-high winning streak to 12 games with a 5-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday.

Report: Hurdle signs 4-year extension with Pirates

9:32 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has reportedly signed a four-year contract extension to remain with the club through the 2021 season.

Cubs’ Arrieta leaves game with hamsring injury

9:23 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs were shut out 12-0 by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, but they lost more than a game. They also lost ace Jake Arrieta to a right hamstring injury.

MLB roundup: Indians run winning streak to 12

7:45 PM

CHICAGO -- Jose Ramirez and Carlos Santana homered as the red-hot Cleveland Indians ran their season-high winning streak to 12 games with a 5-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday.

MLB roundup: Indians run winning streak to 12

6:07 PM

CHICAGO -- Jose Ramirez and Carlos Santana homered as the red-hot Cleveland Indians ran their season-high winning streak to 12 games with a 5-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday.

MLB notebook: Sanchez suspension trimmed to three games

5:26 PM

Major League Baseball reduced the suspension of catcher Gary Sanchez to three games.

White Sox RHP Shields exits game with right knee contusion

5:07 PM

CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox starter James Shields left Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians with a right knee contusion.

Mets 3B Wright to undergo shoulder surgery

3:06 PM

David Wright's ongoing injury saga continued Monday as the New York Mets announced he decided to undergo surgery to repair a right rotator cuff.

Reds stick with Price as manager for 2018

1:35 PM

CINCINNATI -- Bryan Price will manage the Cincinnati Reds for at least one more season. As first reported by The Cincinnati Enquirer on Saturday, the Reds picked up a club option on Price for 2018.

Yankees C Sanchez issues apology, ban cut to three games

1:00 PM

Major League Baseball reduced the suspension of catcher Gary Sanchez to three games.

MLB roundup: Diamondbacks extend win streak to 10

12:09 AM

DENVER -- The Arizona Diamondbacks rested three regulars Sunday but hit three home runs and won their 10th straight game, beating the Colorado Rockies 5-1 to sweep their three-game series.

» Sunday, September 3, 2017

Back home, Astros hope to offer calm after storm

10:48 PM

HOUSTON -- Of the innumerable words uttered by members of the Houston Astros organization this weekend aimed to describe their enthusiasm for returning to familiar environs with a focus on the game they adore, veteran catcher Brian McCann was perhaps the most succinct in relaying the vibe that permeated Minute Maid Park in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

MLB notebook: Yankees, Red Sox raise money for hurricane victims

8:49 PM

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will partner to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief by auctioning off various items of autographed team memorabilia from Sunday night's game at Yankee Stadium.

MLB roundup: Diamondbacks extend win streak to 10

8:25 PM

DENVER -- The Arizona Diamondbacks rested three regulars Sunday but hit three home runs and won their 10th straight game, beating the Colorado Rockies 5-1 to sweep their three-game series.

Cubs SS Baez leaves game with injury

3:47 PM

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez left Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning with an injury.

Yankees place CF Hicks on DL

1:51 PM

The New York Yankees placed center fielder Aaron Hicks on the 10-day disabled list Sunday with a left oblique strain.

Yankees, Red Sox partner on Harvey relief efforts

1:07 PM

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will partner to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief by auctioning off various items of autographed team memorabilia from Sunday night's game at Yankee Stadium.

Pirates place INF Harrison on DL with hand fracture

11:13 AM

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed infielder Josh Harrison on the 10-day disabled list with a fracture of the fifth metacarpal on his left hand, the team announced Sunday.

MLB roundup: Twins crush Royals 17-0

12:47 AM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Escobar had three hits and six RBIs, including two homers, and Joe Mauer added four hits as the Minnesota Twins hammered out 14 hits in a 17-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

» Saturday, September 2, 2017

Mets’ Flores leaves game with face injury

10:25 PM

HOUSTON - New York Mets third baseman Wilmer Flores fouled a pitch off his face in the fourth inning in the nightcap of a doubleheader against the Astros and departed with the help of medical personnel.

Rays RHP Archer leaves game in first inning

8:34 PM

CHICAGO -- Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer left Saturday night's game against the Chicago White Sox after only two batters as a precaution because of right lateral forearm tightness.

MLB roundup: Holliday homer carries Yankees past Red Sox

8:20 PM

NEW YORK -- Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with nobody out in the bottom of the sixth inning as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday.

MLB roundup: Holliday homer carries Yankees past Red Sox

8:01 PM

NEW YORK -- Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with nobody out in the bottom of the sixth inning as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday.

Rays RHP Archer leaves game in first inning

7:56 PM

CHICAGO - Tampa Bay Rays right-handed pitcher Chris Archer left his start Saturday night against the Chicago White Sox after only two batters with an undisclosed injury.

Tigers’ Martinez finished for season with heart procedure planned

5:17 PM

DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez, who was placed on the disabled list after a second bout with an irregular heartbeat, is slated to undergo a heart ablation procedure in the near future that will prevent him from returning to action this season.

Red Sox activate CF Bradley from DL

11:19 AM

The Boston Red Sox activated center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. from the 10-day disabled list ahead of Saturday afternoon's game against the New York Yankees.

MLB roundup: Lackey lifts Cubs; Kershaw dominant in return

1:50 AM

CHICAGO -- John Lackey threw seven shutout innings and retired the final 16 hitters he faced as the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight game with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday.

MLB roundup: Lackey helps Cubs win fifth straight

12:30 AM

CHICAGO -- John Lackey threw seven shutout innings and retired the final 16 hitters he faced as the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight game with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday.

» Friday, September 1, 2017

MLB roundup: Lackey helps Cubs win fifth straight

11:15 PM

CHICAGO -- John Lackey threw seven shutout innings and retired the final 16 hitters he faced as the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight game with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday.

MLB notebook: Rangers’ Beltre out at least four weeks

8:06 PM

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre could miss the rest of the regular season due to a hamstring injury that will sideline him at least four weeks.

MLB roundup: Lackey helps Cubs win fifth straight

6:27 PM

CHICAGO -- John Lackey threw seven shutout innings and retired the final 16 hitters he faced as the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight game with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday.

Tigers RHP Fulmer to miss at least two starts

5:45 PM

DETROIT -- Michael Fulmer, Detroit's de facto pitching ace with the departure of Justin Verlander, will miss at least two starts with a recurrence of numbness in his pitching fingers.

Yankees activate DH Holliday from DL

3:45 PM

The New York Yankees reinstated designated hitter Matt Holliday from the 10-day disabled list on Friday.

MLB roundup: Diamondbacks sweep Dodgers

2:16 AM

PHOENIX -- Chris Iannetta and A.J. Pollock homered, and Zack Greinke recorded his National League-leading 16th victory as the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday.

Astros acquire Verlander to bolster rotation

1:46 AM

The Tigers dealt a franchise icon while the first-place Astros boosted their postseason prospects when veteran ace Justin Verlander was traded from Detroit to Houston on Thursday night.

Angels acquire 2B Phillips from Braves

1:19 AM

One day after achieving a career milestone with his 2,000th hit, infielder Brandon Phillips was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday.

MLB roundup: Diamondbacks sweep Dodgers

12:44 AM

PHOENIX -- Chris Iannetta and A.J. Pollock homered and Zack Greinke recorded his National League-leading 16th victory when the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday.