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» Tuesday, August 22, 2017

AL Rookie of the Year race might not be closed

BOSTON -- In the wake of a singular first half, the die was cast. New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge would be the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year. No one was even close. No one had a chance to catch up to him. It didn't even merit discussion.

MLB roundup: Puig, Dodgers down Pirates in 12th

PITTSBURGH -- Yasiel Puig homered leading off the 12th inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.

MLB roundup: Puig, Dodgers down Pirates in 12th

PITTSBURGH -- Yasiel Puig homered leading off the 12th inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.

» Monday, August 21, 2017

MLB roundup: Homer in 10th lifts Diamondbacks

NEW YORK -- A.J. Pollock hit a two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning Monday night as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 3-2 at Citi Field.

MLB roundup: Orioles blast 4 homers in win

BALTIMORE -- Adam Jones homered twice as part of a four-hit night, and Jonathan Schoop and Welington Castillo also went deep as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Oakland A's 7-3 on Monday.

Indians’ Miller exits game due to knee ailment

CLEVELAND -- Indians reliever Andrew Miller left Cleveland's Monday night game against the Boston Red Sox in the seventh inning with a recurrence of right patellar tendinitis.

Indians’ Miller exits game due to injury

CLEVELAND -- Indians reliever Andrew Miller left Cleveland's Monday night game against the Boston Red Sox with an unspecified injury in the seventh inning.

Umpire Wendelstedt hit on mask by pitch, exits game

CLEVELAND -- Home-plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt left the Monday night game between the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox after getting hit on his facemask by a warmup pitch from Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly in the sixth inning.

Mets’ Matz faces DL stint with mystery ’issue’

Terry Collins announced that left-hander Steven Matz is headed to the disabled list because of an "issue," but the New York Mets manager didn't elaborate much on Monday.

Dodgers’ Kershaw goes 4 innings in simulated game

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw went the extra mile during his scheduled three-inning simulated game on Monday.

Diamondbacks’ Tomas to have surgery, unlikely to return in 2017

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas will undergo surgery for a core injury and isn't expected to play again this season, the team announced Monday.

MLB notebook: Tigers’ Kinsler fined $10K for ripping ump

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined $10,000 for his rant about umpire Angel Hernandez that sparked a one-day league-wide protest by the umps, ESPN's Buster Olney reported Monday.

Rangers move Bush to DL after nasty collision

The Texas Rangers placed right-hander Matt Bush on the 10-day disabled list Monday, one day after he was put in concussion protocol following a collision with teammate Joey Gallo.

Dodgers’ Kershaw goes 4 innings in simulated game

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw went the extra mile during his scheduled three-inning simulated game on Monday.

Tigers’ Kinsler fined $10K for umpire comments

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined $10,000 for his rant about umpire Angel Hernandez that sparked a one-day league-wide protest by the umps, ESPN's Buster Olney reported Monday.

Twins place Sano on DL

The Minnesota Twins placed infielder Miguel Sano on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a left shin stress reaction.

White Sox add RHP Fulmer to start vs. Twins

The Chicago White Sox added right-hander Carson Fulmer from Triple-A Charlotte to serve as the 26th player on the active roster for Monday's doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins.

Rangers’ Gallo, Bush placed in concussion protocol

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers might be without two key performers when they open an important four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.

» Sunday, August 20, 2017

MLB roundup: Verlander, Tigers end Dodgers’ win streak

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander allowed just two hits in eight innings, and Justin Upton smacked a two-run home run to cap a four-run sixth that helped the Detroit Tigers end the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory on Sunday.

Rangers’ Gallo, Bush will miss series after collision

Texas third baseman Joey Gallo and right-hander Matt Bush are both in concussion protocol and will not travel with the Rangers for their upcoming series against the Los Angeles Angels, the team announced Sunday.

MLB roundup: Verlander, Tigers end Dodgers’ win streak

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander pitched no-hit ball through five innings and allowed just two hits in the eight innings he worked while Justin Upton smacked a two-run home run to cap a four-run sixth that helped the Detroit Tigers end the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory on Sunday.

Dodgers LHP Kershaw to pitch simulated game Monday

Los Angeles Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw will throw a three-inning, 45-pitch simulated game in Pittsburgh on Monday.

Mariners place INF Espinosa on waivers

The Seattle Mariners placed infielder Danny Espinosa on waivers Sunday for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.

MLB roundup: Yankees cool off Red Sox

BOSTON -- CC Sabathia came off the disabled list and outpitched Chris Sale and became the American League's all-time leading left-hander in strikeouts in leading the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.

» Saturday, August 19, 2017

MLB roundup: Yankees cool off Red Sox

BOSTON -- CC Sabathia came off the disabled list and outpitched Chris Sale and became the American League's all-time leading left-hander in strikeouts in leading the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.

Dodgers place Darvish on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed right-hander Yu Darvish on the 10-day disabled list Saturday in a series of moves after newly acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson joined the team.

Umpires in Detroit take stand against verbal abuse

DETROIT -- Two of the four umpires working Saturday's Los Angeles-Detroit Major League Baseball game wore white wristbands in support of the umpire association's stand against what it feels is increasing verbal abuse of its members.

MLB notebook: Granderson joins Dodgers; Pederson to minors

Newly acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson was activated by the Los Angeles Dodgers and was in the starting lineup Saturday afternoon against the Detroit Tigers.

Nationals activate Strasburg, put Scherzer on DL

The Washington Nationals brought back one ace Saturday, less than 24 hours after placing another on the disabled list.

Nationals activate Strasburg, put Scherzer on DL

The Washington Nationals brought back one ace Saturday, less than 24 hours after placing another on the disabled list.

Rangers put OF Gomez on disabled list

The Texas Rangers placed outfielder Carlos Gomez on the 10-day disabled list for the excision of a cyst behind his right shoulder, the team announced Saturday.

Dodgers activate Granderson, send Pederson to minors

Newly acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson was activated by the Los Angeles Dodgers and was in the starting lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the Detroit Tigers.

Nerve issue lands Royals RHP Feliz on DL

The Kansas City Royals placed right-handed pitcher Neftali Feliz on the disabled list on Saturday because of right ulnar nerve palsy.

White Sox place RHP Lopez on disabled list

The Chicago White Sox placed right-hander Reynaldo Lopez on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a strained back.

Mariners activate OF Haniger, place Dyson on DL

The Seattle Mariners activated outfielder Mitch Haniger from the disabled list Saturday and placed outfielder Jarrod Dyson on the 10-day DL with a right groin strain.

Cubs claim C Rivera off waivers

The Chicago Cubs claimed veteran catcher Rene Rivera off waivers from the New York Mets on Saturday to add insurance at the position.

Cardinals call up RHP Lucas

The St. Louis Cardinals called up right-handed reliever Josh Lucas from Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.

MLB roundup: Kluber injured in Indians’ win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jay Bruce homered twice and drove in five runs as the Cleveland Indians battered the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Friday night.

Dodgers get OF Granderson in trade with Mets

The Los Angeles Dodgers added a veteran on Friday to bolster their already-strong roster before the postseason begins in a little more than a month.

Pujols ties Sosa on HR list in Angels’ loss

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in Friday's 9-7 loss at the Baltmore Orioles, tying Sammy Sosa for eighth place on the career list with 609.

» Friday, August 18, 2017

MLB roundup: Dodgers roll to fifth straight win

DETROIT -- Chris Taylor banged out four hits, drove in two runs and scored once on Friday to lead the steamrolling Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers, their fifth straight win and 20th in their last 23.

Nationals RHP Scherzer (neck) scratched vs. Padres

SAN DIEGO -- Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer was scratched from his start against the San Diego Padres on Friday night with a sore neck.

Red Sox LHP Pomeranz (back) exits vs. Yankees

BOSTON -- Red Sox starter Drew Pomeranz left Friday night's game against the New York Yankees with back spasms, the team announced.

Indians star LHP Miller activated from DL

Cleveland Indians All-Star reliever Andrew Miller has been activated from the disabled list, the team announced on Friday.

MLB notebook: Cubs place LHP Lester on DL

The Chicago Cubs placed left-hander Jon Lester on the 10-day disabled list Friday with left lat tightness and shoulder fatigue, but the injury is not expected to be season-ending.

Derek Jeter, wife Hannah, celebrate first child

Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and his wife, Hannah, celebrated the birth of their first child on Thursday.

Royals place RHP Soria (oblique) on disabled list

The Kansas City Royals placed right-hander Joakim Soria on the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Friday.

Cardinals place RHP Wainwright on DL

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Adam Wainwright on the 10-day disabled list with a right elbow impingement, the team announced Friday.

Reds activate RF Schebler, place RHP Feldman on DL

The Cincinnati Reds activated right fielder Scott Schebler from the 10-day disabled list on Friday, the team announced.

Dodgers activate 1B Gonzalez from 60-day DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers activated first baseman Adrian Gonzalez from the 60-day disabled list on Friday.

Cubs place LHP Lester on disabled list

The Chicago Cubs placed left-hander Jon Lester on the 10-day disabled list Friday with left lat tightness and shoulder fatigue, but the injury is not expected to be season-ending.

Twins OF Grossman placed on DL with broken thumb

The Minnesota Twins placed outfielder/designated hitter Robbie Grossman on the 10-day disabled list Friday with a fractured left thumb.

MLB roundup: D-backs earn split with Astros

HOUSTON -- Patrick Corbin came within an out of his first complete game in nearly four years, scattering four hits in 8 2/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a split of their four-game, home-and-home interleague series with the Houston Astros with a 4-0 victory on Thursday.

Nationals owner Lerner has leg amputated

Mark Lerner, a principal owner of the Washington Nationals, had his left leg amputated following complications from cancer surgery.

MLB roundup: D-backs earn split with Astros

HOUSTON -- Patrick Corbin came within an out of his first complete game in nearly four years, scattering four hits in 8 2/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a split of their four-game, home-and-home interleague series with the Houston Astros with a 4-0 victory on Thursday.

» Thursday, August 17, 2017

MLB roundup: D-backs earn split with Astros

HOUSTON -- Patrick Corbin came within an out of his first complete game in nearly four years, scattering four hits in 8 2/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a split of their four-game, home-and-home interleague series with the Houston Astros with a 4-0 victory on Thursday.

MLB notebook: Twins’ Grossman breaks thumb

Minnesota Twins right fielder Robbie Grossman fractured his left thumb in an outfield collision Thursday during the second game of the doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians.

Twins OF Grossman fractures thumb

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twin outfielder Robbie Grossman left the second game of Thursday's doubleheader with a fractured left thumb.

MLB roundup: D-backs earn split with Astros

HOUSTON -- Patrick Corbin came within an out of his first complete game in nearly four years, scattering four hits in 8 2/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a split of their four-game, home-and-home interleague series with the Houston Astros with a 4-0 victory on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

MLB roundup: D-backs earn split with Astros

HOUSTON -- Patrick Corbin came within an out of his first complete game in nearly four years, scattering four hits in 8 2/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a split of their four-game, home-and-home interleague series with the Houston Astros with a 4-0 victory on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

Twins OF Grossman injures thumb

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twin outfielder Robbie Grossman left the second game of Thursday's doubleheader and was being evaluated for a left thumb injury.

Indians 3B Ramirez hit by pitch, exits vs. Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez left Thursday's opening game of a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins after being hit in the right forearm by a fastball from pitcher Kyle Gibson.

Cardinals place RHP Rosenthal on DL

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 10-day disabled list with right posterior elbow irritation prior to Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Mets INF Reyes placed on disabled list

The New York Mets placed infielder Jose Reyes on the 10-day list with a strained left oblique strain prior to Thursday's game against the New York Yankees.

Indians 3B Ramirez hit by pitch, exits vs. Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez left Thursday's opening game of a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins after being hit in the right forearm by a fastball from pitcher Kyle Gibson.

Diamondbacks RHP De La Rosa needs second Tommy John surgery

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Rubby De La Rosa will undergo a second Tommy John surgery, manager Torey Lovullo announced prior to Thursday's afternoon game against the Houston Astros.

Twins recall RHP Slegers to pitch nightcap vs. Indians

The Minnesota Twins recalled right-hander Aaron Slegers from Triple-A Rochester to start the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against the visiting Cleveland Indians.

Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins

The Minnesota Twins activated left-hander Glen Perkins from the 60-day disabled list prior to the opener of Thursday's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians.

Dodgers’ Puig to fans: ’See you in the World Series’

The Los Angeles Dodgers are brimming with confidence, and with good reason considering they are a whopping 51 games over .500 and own a sterling 51-14 mark at home.

MLB roundup: Puig gives Dodgers walk-off win

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers did it again.

MLB roundup: Red Sox stun Cards with three in ninth

BOSTON -- Mookie Betts ripped a two-run double off the Green Monster to cap a three-run, ninth-inning rally that gave the Boston Red Sox a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

» Wednesday, August 16, 2017

MLB roundup: Red Sox stun Cards with three in ninth

BOSTON -- Mookie Betts ripped a two-run double off the Green Monster to cap a three-run, ninth-inning rally and give the Boston Red Sox a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Calhoun, Angels topple Nationals

SAN DIEGO -- Clayton Richard threw his first complete-game shutout in five seasons and Wil Myers became the first Padre to steal three bases in an inning as San Diego recorded a three-game sweep with a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

MLB notebook: RHP Weaver announces retirement

Three-time All-Star right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement on Wednesday, ending his 12-year career spent primarily with the Los Angeles Angels.

Blue Jays activate C Montero, RHP Leone

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Miguel Montero from the disabled list and right-hander Dominic Leone from the bereavement list Wednesday.

Angels RHP Nolasco exits game vs. Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ricky Nolasco left Wednesday afternoon's 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals in the sixth inning in the midst of pitching to Jose Lobaton.

Jered Weaver announces retirement

Three-time All-Star right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement on Wednesday, ending his 12-year career spent primarily with the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB roundup: Calhoun, Angels topple Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Kole Calhoun belted a two-run homer to right and Ricky Nolasco picked up a rare road win as the Los Angeles Angels earned a split of a two-game interleague series with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon.

Angels RHP Nolasco exits game vs. Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ricky Nolasco left Wednesday afternoon's game against the Washington Nationals in the sixth inning in the midst of pitching to Jose Lobaton.

Athletics acquire LHP Moll from Rockies

The Oakland Athletics acquired minor league left-hander Sam Moll from the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.

Nationals place OF Goodwin on DL

The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Brian Goodwin on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a left groin strain.

MLB roundup: Dodgers improve to 50 games over .500

LOS ANGELES -- Joc Pederson was hit in the leg by a pitch with the bases loaded in the eighth inning to force in the go-ahead run as the Los Angeles Dodgers continued their winning ways with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.

» Tuesday, August 15, 2017

MLB roundup: Red Sox rout Cardinals

BOSTON -- Hanley Ramirez and Sandy Leon drove in two runs apiece in an eight-run fifth inning that carried the Boston Red Sox to a 10-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.

Dodgers trade RHP Hatcher to A’s

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded right-handed pitcher Chris Hatcher to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.

MLB notebook: Reds C Mesoraco suffers fractured foot

Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, one day after fracturing his left foot.

Yankees RHP Cessa placed on DL

The New York Yankees placed right-hander Luis Cessa on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a ribcage injury.

Pirates place OF Polanco on DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Gregory Polanco on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain, the team announced Tuesday.

Reds C Mesoraco placed on DL with broken foot

Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, one day after fracturing his left foot.

White Sox activate RHP Covey from disabled list

The Chicago White Sox activated right-hander Dylan Covey from the disabled list on Tuesday prior to the opener of a two-game interleague series versus the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB roundup: Stanton sets Marlins record with 43rd HR

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton broke the Marlins' season-single homer record and knocked in three runs, leading Miami to an 8-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at Marlins Park.

MLB roundup: Stanton sets Marlins record with 43rd HR

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton broke the Marlins' season-single homer record and knocked in three runs, leading Miami to an 8-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at Marlins Park.

» Monday, August 14, 2017

MLB roundup: Stanton sets Marlins record with 43rd HR in win

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton broke the franchise record for homers and knocked in three runs, leading the Miami Marlins to an 8-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at Marlins Park for their fourth straight win.

McCann injury leaves Astros with two catchers on DL

Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a sore right knee, the team announced Monday.

Miller set for rehab outing, return to Indians

Cleveland Indians All-Star reliever Andrew Miller will embark on a rehab outing at Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday and could return to the team two days later, manager Terry Francona announced Monday.

MLB notebook: Miller close to returning to Indians’ bullpen

Cleveland Indians All-Star reliever Andrew Miller will embark on a rehab outing at Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday and could return to the team two days later, manager Terry Francona announced Monday.

Blue Jays recall LHP Mayza

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays recalled left-handed reliever Tim Mayza from Triple-A Buffalo prior to Monday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Mariners recall RHP Vieira, demote RHP Bergman

The Seattle Mariners recalled right-hander Thyago Vieira from Triple-A Tacoma on Monday, the team announced.

MLB roundup: Stanton hits 42nd homer in Marlins’ win

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his 42nd homer of the season, tying a franchise record and leading the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday afternoon. Miami swept the four-game series.

Astros add Clippard in trade with White Sox

Tyler Clippard, traded out of a pennant race last month, is headed to a contender.

» Sunday, August 13, 2017

MLB notebook: Nationals OF Harper out indefinitely

The news is not as bad as it looked initially for Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper after he was injured in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants.

MLB roundup: Stanton hits 42nd homer in Marlins’ win

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his 42nd homer of the season, tying a franchise record with No. 250 for his career and leading the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park.

Stanton hits 250th career homer to tie Marlins record

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his 42nd home run of the season on Sunday afternoon, tying a Miami Marlins franchise record with No. 250 for his career in a game against the Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park.

Padres extend Green’s contract for 3 years

The San Diego Padres extended the contract of manager Andy Green for three years through the 2021 season on Sunday.

Dodgers activate RHP Hatcher from DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated right-hander Chris Hatcher from the 10-day disabled list Sunday after he missed 42 games due to a thoracic inflammation.

Nationals RF Harper out indefinitely with bone bruise in knee

WASHINGTON -- The news is not as bad as it looked for Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper about 12 hours after he was injured in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants.

Nationals RF Harper out indefinitely with bone bruise on knee

Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper avoided structural damage in his injured left knee but the All-Star will be out indefinitely because of a significant bone bruise, the team announced Sunday.

Tebow beaned, stays in game

A scary scene unfolded Saturday night in a minor league game when St. Lucie Mets left fielder Tim Tebow was hit on the helmet at the plate by a fastball.

Nationals’ Harper leaves game with knee injury

WASHINGTON -- Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper left Washington's 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night in the first inning with a left knee injury after his left foot slipped on the first base bag as he tried to beat out a groundball to first baseman Ryder Jones.

MLB roundup: Harper hurt in Nationals’ win

WASHINGTON -- Edwin Jackson allowed one run in six innings and Adam Lind was 3-for-3 with one RBI as the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Saturday night despite losing Bryce Harper to a possible leg injury in the first inning.

Report: Nationals’ Harper tears ACL and PCL

WASHINGTON -- Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper, the National League MVP in 2015, left the game in the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants with a left knee injury after his left foot slipped on the first base bag as he tried to beat out a groundball to first baseman Ryder Jones.

» Saturday, August 12, 2017

MLB roundup: Benintendi fuels Red Sox past Yankees

NEW YORK -- Andrew Benintendi continued his torrid month by hitting two three-run homers as the Boston Red Sox posted a 10-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.

Nationals’ Harper leaves with apparent knee injury

WASHINGTON -- Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper, the National League MVP in 2015, left the game in the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants after his left foot slipped on the first base bag as he tried to beat out a groundball to first baseman Ryder Jones.

Moment of silence observed at Nationals Park

WASHINGTON -- A moment of silence was observed Saturday night at the Washington Nationals' home game against the San Francisco Giants for the victims of a clash at the "Unite the Right" rally earlier in the day at Charlottesville, Va.

MLB roundup: Benintendi fuels Red Sox past Yankees

NEW YORK -- Andrew Benintendi continued his torrid month by hitting two three-run homers as the Boston Red Sox posted a 10-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.

Brewers acquire 2B Walker from Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers beefed up their lineup in an effort to enhance their chances to stay in the hotly contested National League Central race by acquiring second baseman Neil Walker from the New York Mets on Saturday.

Rangers activate RHP Ross to start versus Astros

The Texas Rangers activated right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross from the 10-day disabled list Saturday to make a start against the visiting Houston Astros.

Reds RHP Feldman comes off DL, faces Brewers

Right-hander Scott Feldman of the Cincinnati Reds was reinstated from the disabled list on Saturday, and he started against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

MLB notebook: Yankees place Tanaka on DL

The New York Yankees placed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on the 10-day disabled list Saturday because of right shoulder inflammation.

Nats’ RHP Strasburg will make rehab start Monday

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is expected to start a rehab assignment Monday.

Reds RHP Feldman comes off DL, faces Brewers

Right-hander Scott Feldman of the Cincinnati Reds was reinstated from the disabled list on Saturday, and he started against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

Pirates RF Polanco exits with leg injury

TORONTO -- Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco left with a leg injury in the fifth inning of Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Red Sox 2B Pedroia returns to DL with swelling in knee

NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia returned to the 10-day disabled list with left knee inflammation after just one game and four at-bats.

Yankees place RHP Tanaka on DL with shoulder inflammation

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees placed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on the 10-day disabled list Saturday because of right shoulder inflammation.

Yankees place RHP Tanaka on DL with shoulder inflammation

The New York Yankees placed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with right shoulder inflammation.

Blue Jays place C Martin on DL

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays placed catcher Russell Martin on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a strained left oblique and selected the contract of catcher Mike Ohlman from Triple-A Buffalo.

Red Sox 2B Pedroia returns to DL with swelling in knee

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia returned to the 10-day disabled list with left knee inflammation after just one game and four at-bats.

MLB roundup: Yanks rally late to halt Red Sox win streak

NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking single with nobody out in the bottom of the eighth inning as the New York Yankees pulled off a stunning comeback and beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, Friday night, ending their longtime rival's season-high eight-game winning streak.

MLB roundup: Yanks rally late to halt Red Sox win streak

NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking single with nobody out in the bottom of the eighth inning as the New York Yankees pulled off a stunning comeback and beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, Friday night, ending their longtime rival's season-high eight-game winning streak.

O’s starter Jimenez leaves after taking hard grounder in leg

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Baltimore Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez left the game Friday night against the Oakland Athletics after being hit in lower right leg by Chad Pinder's hard ground-ball single with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning.

» Friday, August 11, 2017

MLB roundup: Yanks rally late to halt Red Sox win streak

NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking single with nobody out in the bottom of the eighth inning as the New York Yankees pulled off a stunning comeback and beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, Friday night, ending their longtime rival's season-high eight-game winning streak.

Pirates CF McCutchen exits vs. Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen left Friday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning with a leg injury.

Blue Jays C Martin leaves with injury

TORONTO -- Catcher Russell Martin left the Toronto Blue Jays' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at the Rogers Centre on Friday night after the first inning with a strained left oblique.

Pirates CF McCutchen exits vs. Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen left Friday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning with an apparent injury.

Blue Jays C Martin leaves with injury

TORONTO -- Catcher Russell Martin left the Toronto Blue Jays' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at the Rogers Centre on Friday night after the first inning with an apparent injury.

Mariners LHP Paxton placed on DL

Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton was placed on the disabled list Friday due to a strained left pectoral muscle.

MLB notebook: Jeter-led group reportedly buys Marlins

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria reached an agreement to sell the team to a group headed by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for $1.2 billion, multiple outlets reported on Friday.

Cubs C Contreras to miss at least four weeks

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras is expected to be sidelined a minimum of four weeks with a hamstring injury, the team announced Friday.

Cubs C Contreras to miss at least four weeks

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras is expected to be sidelined a minimum of four weeks with a hamstring injury, the team announced Friday.

Jeter-led group reportedly purchases Marlins

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria reached an agreement to sell the team to a group headed by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for $1.2 billion, multiple outlets reported on Friday.

Athletics recall OF Powell, option OFs Brugman, Canha

The Oakland Athletics recalled recently acquired outfielder Boog Powell from Triple-A Nashville on Friday.

White Sox acquire minor-league RHP Burr from Diamondbacks

The Chicago White Sox acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Ryan Burr in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday in exchange for international signing bonus pool money.

Yankees place LHP Sabathia on DL

The New York Yankees placed left-handed starting pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day disabled list on Friday (retroactive to Wednesday) with right knee inflammation.

MLB roundup: Cardinals slam Royals for 6th straight win

ST. LOUIS -- Dexter Fowler crushed a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 for their sixth straight victory.

Baseball’s greatest rivalry is back

NEW YORK -- A little less than a month ago, the Boston Red Sox were having a third baseman issue. They were getting less offensive production than any other American League team from that spot.

MLB roundup: Cardinals slam Royals for 6th straight win

ST. LOUIS -- Dexter Fowler crushed a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 for their sixth straight victory.

» Thursday, August 10, 2017

MLB notebook: Cardinals looking for lucky cat

The St. Louis Cardinals received an unexpected assist from a stray cat en route to winning their fifth straight game on Wednesday.

Blue Jays place RHP Cole on disabled list

TORONTO -- Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Taylor Cole was put on the 10-day disabled list Thursday after suffering a broken right toe when he was hit by a comebacker during his major-league debut against the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.

Royals place RHP Cahill on disabled list

Kansas City Royals right-hander Trevor Cahill was placed on the 10-disabled list due to a shoulder impingement, the club announced Thursday.

Blue Jays place RHP Cole on disabled list

TORONTO -- Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Taylor Cole was put on the 10-day disabled list Thursday after suffering a broken right toe when he was hit by a comebacker during his major-league debut against the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.

MLB roundup: Pirates’ Cole wins again on the road

DETROIT -- Gerrit Cole won his seventh consecutive road start in his longest outing of the season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Detroit Tigers 7-5 on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park.

Cardinals searching for feline after Stray Cat Strut

The St. Louis Cardinals received an unexpected assist from a stray cat en route to winning their fifth straight game on Wednesday.

Yankees activate OF Hicks, place OF Frazier on DL

The New York Yankees activated Aaron Hicks from the disabled list on Thursday and placed fellow outfielder Clint Frazier on the 10-day DL.

MLB roundup: Red Sox top Rays for eighth straight victory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rick Porcello took a shutout into the sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox won their eighth consecutive game Wednesday night, pulling away to an 8-2 victory over the slumping Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB roundup: Red Sox top Rays for eighth straight victory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rick Porcello took a shutout into the sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox won their eighth consecutive game Wednesday night, pulling away to an 8-2 victory over the slumping Tampa Bay Rays.

» Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Indians acquire OF Bruce from Mets

Several hours after placing All-Star left fielder Michael Brantley on the 10-day disabled list, the Cleveland Indians acquired some outfield help by obtaining Jay Bruce from the New York Mets.

Rays’ Odorizzi leaves game with ankle injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jake Odorizzi left Wednesday's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning after he was hit by a line drive on the outside of his right ankle.

MLB roundup: Blackmon blasts Rockies past Indians

CLEVELAND -- Charlie Blackmon's home run in the 12th inning lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians Wednesday.

Yankees OF Frazier (oblique) scratched vs. Blue Jays

New York Yankees rookie outfielder Clint Frazier was a late scratch for Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre because of oblique tightness.

MLB notebook: Strasburg ’happy’ with simulated game

WASHINGTON -- It was a busy day for the first-place Washington Nationals even before they hosted the Miami Marlins on Wednesday at Nationals Park.

Strasburg feels good after tossing simulated game

WASHINGTON -- It was a busy day for the first-place Washington Nationals even before they hosted the Miami Marlins on Wednesday at Nationals Park.

MLB roundup: Blackmon blasts Rockies past Indians

CLEVELAND -- Charlie Blackmon's home run in the 12th inning lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians Wednesday.

Freak injury lands Braves SS Camargo on DL

Atlanta Braves rookie shortstop Johan Camargo was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday, one day removed from sustaining a knee injury while jogging onto the field.

Orioles activate OF Trumbo from disabled list

The Baltimore Orioles activated outfielder Mark Trumbo prior to Wednesday's afternoon game against the Los Angeles Angels.

Twins place LHP Mejia on DL, recall DH Vargas

The Minnesota Twins placed left-hander Adalberto Mejia on the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday with a brachialis strain to his upper pitching arm.

Indians place LF Brantley on DL

The Cleveland Indians placed All-Star left fielder Michael Brantley on the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Wednesday.

Rangers send RHP Martinez to Triple-A

The Texas Rangers sent right-hander Nick Martinez to Triple-A Round Rock and recalled infielder Tyler Smith, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB roundup: D-backs, Lamb slam Dodgers

PHOENIX -- Jake Lamb had two homers and five RBIs, and his go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on Tuesday.

MLB roundup: D-backs, Lamb slam Dodgers

PHOENIX -- Jake Lamb had two homers and five RBIs, and his go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on Tuesday.

MLB roundup: Sale dominates Rays; Red Sox win 7th straight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Chris Sale struck out 13 batters in eight innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to their seventh straight victory, 2-0 over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

» Tuesday, August 8, 2017

MLB roundup: Sale dominates Rays; Red Sox win 7th straight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Chris Sale struck out 13 batters in eight innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to their seventh straight victory, 2-0 over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

Long-time ump West suspended for criticism of Beltre

Longtime umpire Joe West was given the thumb on Tuesday with a three-game suspension from Major League Baseball after he called out Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre as one of the biggest complainers among the players.

Indians’ Brantley leaves with ankle injury

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians all-star left fielder Michael Brantley left Tuesday's game in the fifth inning with a sprained right ankle.

Braves SS Camargo hurt prior to game

Atlanta Braves shortstop Johan Camargo was injured jogging onto the field prior to the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at SunTrust Park on Tuesday.

MLB notebook: Mariners’ Hernandez to miss 3-4 weeks

The Seattle Mariners suffered a big blow Tuesday when it was revealed right-hander Felix Hernandez will miss three to four weeks with bursitis in his pitching shoulder.

Rangers righty Cashner a late scratch vs. New York

NEW YORK -- A brief visit to Citi Field turned eventful Tuesday afternoon for the Texas Rangers.

Turf toe lands Rays RHP Cobb on DL

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb was placed on the 10-day disabled with turf toe in his right big toe, the team announced.

Rangers put RHP Kela on DL

The Texas Rangers placed right-hander Keone Kela on the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.

Athletics promote top prospect 1B Olson

The Oakland Athletics recalled top prospect Matt Olson from Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday and are expected to give him a long look in terms of being the club's new first baseman.

Mariners ace Hernandez out 3-4 weeks with shoulder bursitis

The Seattle Mariners suffered a big blow Tuesday when it was revealed right-hander Felix Hernandez will miss 3-to-4 weeks with bursitis in his pitching shoulder.

White Sox activate All-Star OF Garcia

Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia returned from his rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte and was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.

Yankees recall RHP Mitchell ahead of Blue Jays series

The New York Yankees recalled right-handed pitcher Bryan Mitchell from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre before Tuesday night's game against the Blue Jays in Toronto.

MLB roundup: Trout collects 1,000th hit in loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout had two hits on his 26th birthday to give him 1,001 for his career, but his Los Angeles Angels lost 6-2 to the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.

MLB roundup: Williams, Pirates one-hit Tigers

PITTSBURGH -- Trevor Williams pitched one-hit ball over seven scoreless innings, and John Jaso smacked a pinch-hit, two-run homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 at PNC Park.

» Monday, August 7, 2017

Trout collects 1,000th hit, also homers on 26th birthday

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout celebrated his 26th birthday with a milestone.

Marlins LHP O’Grady exits game with oblique injury

WASHINGTON -- Miami Marlins rookie left-hander Chris O'Grady left Monday's game against the Washington Nationals in the second inning with a right oblique strain.

Former AL MVP Don Baylor dies of cancer at age 68

Former major league slugger and manager Don Baylor died Monday of cancer. He was 68.

Cardinals activate OF Fowler, demote OF Piscotty

Dexter Fowler was activated from his second stint on the disabled list this season on Monday and the St. Louis Cardinals demoted fellow outfielder Stephen Piscotty to Triple-A Memphis.

Former AL MVP Don Baylor dies of cancer at age 68

Former major league slugger and manager Don Baylor died Monday of cancer. He was 68.

Former Phillies C Daulton dies at 55

Darren Daulton, a former All-Star catcher with the Philadelphia Phillies, died Sunday. He was 55.

MLB roundup: Dodgers sweep Mets with 1-hitter

NEW YORK -- Hyun-Jin Ryu combined with two relievers on a one-hitter Sunday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers continued their historic rampage by completing a three-game sweep of the New York Mets with an 8-0 win.

» Sunday, August 6, 2017

Yankees option LHP Montgomery to Triple-A

One day after New York Yankees rookie Jordan Montgomery gave up just three hits and one run in five innings in a 2-1 Yankees victory at Cleveland, the left-hander was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday.

Angels’ Shoemaker set for season-ending arm surgery

Los Angeles Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker will undergo season-ending surgery to relieve pressure on a nerve in his right forearm, the team announced Sunday.

MLB notebook: Mariners acquire Alonso from A’s

The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday in exchange for minor league outfielder Boog Powell.

MLB roundup: Young homers twice as Red Sox defeat White Sox

BOSTON -- Chris Young hit two homers and tied a career high with five RBIs to help the Boston Red Sox post a 6-3 victory to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

Twins 2B Dozier departs game with illness

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier left Sunday's game against the Texas Rangers with an illness.

Royals place All-Star C Perez on DL

The Kansas City Royals placed All-Star catcher Salvador Perez on the 10-day disabled list with a strained intercostal muscle on the right side of his chest.

Mariners obtain All-Star 1B Alonso from Athletics

The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday in exchange for minor league outfielder Boog Powell.

Yankees sit C Sanchez again over poor defense

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi would not describe it as a benching, but he sat catcher Gary Sanchez for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians while criticizing the All-Star's defense.

Cardinals activate RHP Wainwright prior to start

The St. Louis Cardinals activated right-hander Adam Wainwright from the 10-day disabled list prior to his start in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark.

Yankees place DH Holliday on DL with back issue

The New York Yankees placed designated hitter Matt Holliday on the 10-day disabled list Sunday with a left lumbar strain.

MLB roundup: Red-hot Dodgers defeat Mets

NEW YORK -- Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the seventh inning Saturday for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who continued their historic two-month run by coming back to defeat the New York Mets 7-4 at Citi Field.

» Saturday, August 5, 2017

MLB roundup: Red-hot Dodgers defeat Mets

NEW YORK -- Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the seventh inning Saturday for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who continued their historic two-month run by coming back to defeat the New York Mets 7-4 at Citi Field.

MLB roundup: Red-hot Dodgers defeat Mets

NEW YORK -- Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the seventh inning Saturday for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who continued their historic two-month run by coming back to defeat the New York Mets 7-4 at Citi Field.

Giants put Belt on concussion list, promote Sandoval

The San Francisco Giants called up third baseman Pablo Sandoval on Saturday after placing first baseman Brandon Belt on the seven-day concussion list.

MLB notebook: A’s OF Joyce suspended two games

Major League Baseball suspended Matt Joyce for two games without pay on Saturday, one day after the Oakland Athletics outfielder yelled a gay slur at a fan.

Brewers’ Shaw injured on stolen base attempt vs. Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw left Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning after being hit in the side of the neck by a throw on a stolen-base attempt.

Orioles demote Tillman to bullpen duty

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman lost his spot in the starting rotation, manager Buck Showalter announced before Saturday night's game against the Detroit Tigers.

Athletics’ Joyce suspended two games for yelling gay slur

Major League Baseball suspended Matt Joyce for two games without pay on Saturday, one day after the Oakland Athletics outfielder yelled a gay slur at a fan.

Giants put Belt on concussion list, promote Sandoval

The San Francisco Giants called up third baseman Pablo Sandoval on Saturday after placing first baseman Brandon Belt on the seven-day concussion list.

MLB investigating use of gay slur by Athletics OF Joyce

The Oakland Athletics contacted the commissioner's office after outfielder Matt Joyce allegedly directed a gay slur toward a fan during Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels.

Pirates acquire Rodriguez from Braves

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder/outfielder Sean Rodriguez from the Atlanta Braves on Saturday in exchange for minor league infielder Connor Joe.

Mariners place RHP Hernandez on disabled list

The Seattle Mariners placed right-hander Felix Hernandez on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with right biceps tendinitis.

Red Sox activate RHP Kelly from DL

The Boston Red Sox activated right-hander Joe Kelly from the 10-day disabled list prior to Saturday night's game against the Chicago White Sox.

Rockies’ Gray puts home unbeaten mark on line vs. Phillies

DENVER -- After losses in two straight starts on the road, Jon Gray will pitch at home Saturday for the Colorado Rockies against the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB roundup: Dodgers blank Mets in Darvish debut

NEW YORK -- Yu Darvish threw seven scoreless innings in his first start for Los Angeles and Chase Utley continued to torment the New York Mets by hitting a two-run homer in the seventh inning of the Dodgers' 6-0 win on Friday at Citi Field.

Giants’ Belt takes pitch to helmet

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt was hit in the head with a pitch leading off the sixth inning and left the game Friday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park.

» Friday, August 4, 2017

Sano leaves after being plunked, X-rays negative

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano left Friday's game against the Texas Rangers with a left-hand contusion after being hit by a pitch.

MLB roundup: Dodgers blank Mets in Darvish debut

NEW YORK -- Yu Darvish threw seven scoreless innings in his first start for Los Angeles and Chase Utley continued to torment the New York Mets by hitting a two-run homer in the seventh inning of the Dodgers' 6-0 win on Friday at Citi Field.

Nationals’ Scherzer, Gonzalez to miss starts versus Cubs

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker will need to do some fancy footwork to adjust his starting pitching rotation this weekend.

Cubs SS Russell placed on DL

The Chicago Cubs placed shortstop Addison Russell on the 10-day disabled list Friday because of a strained right foot.

MLB roundup: Goldschmidt’s 3 HRs power D-backs past Cubs

CHICAGO -- Paul Goldschmidt hit three home runs, including a go-ahead solo shot in the ninth inning, and drove in a career-high six runs to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

MLB roundup: Goldschmidt’s 3 HRs power D-backs past Cubs

CHICAGO -- Paul Goldschmidt hit three home runs, including a go-ahead solo shot in the ninth inning, and drove in a career-high six runs to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

» Thursday, August 3, 2017

MLB roundup: Goldschmidt’s 3 HRs power D-backs past Cubs

CHICAGO -- Paul Goldschmidt hit three home runs, including a go-ahead solo shot in the ninth inning, and drove in a career-high six runs to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

Blue Jays’ Bautista placed on revocable waivers

The Toronto Blue Jays placed outfielder Jose Bautista on revocable waivers on Thursday, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.

Rockies’ Holland returns after kitchen accident

Colorado Rockies closer Greg Holland returned Thursday from a cut on his right index finger, an injury that manager Bud Black said occurred Tuesday in a kitchen accident.

MLB notebook: Tigers place Fulmer on disabled list

Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer, the American League Rookie of the Year in 2016, was placed on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow ulnar neuritis, or inflammation, on Thursday.

Athletics activate RHP Graveman

The Oakland Athletics activated right-hander Kendall Graveman from the 10-day disabled list in order to make Thursday's scheduled start against the San Francisco Giants.

Tigers RHP Fulmer placed on DL

BALTIMORE -- Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer, the American League Rookie of the Year in 2016, was placed on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow ulnar neuritis, or inflammation, on Thursday.

Rockies’ Holland day-to-day after kitchen accident

Colorado Rockies closer Greg Holland is day-to-day due to a cut on his right index finger, an injury that manager Bud Black said occurred Tuesday in a kitchen accident.

MLB roundup: Rays hand Astros’ Keuchel first loss

HOUSTON -- Rookie Austin Pruitt delivered a memorable start in his hometown with 6 1/3 strong innings as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated Houston 3-0 on Wednesday and handed Dallas Keuchel his first loss of the season.

» Wednesday, August 2, 2017

MLB roundup: Tigers, Zimmermann shut out Yankees

NEW YORK -- Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven effective innings as the Detroit Tigers withstood rain delays totaling 4 hours, 37 minutes and defeated the New York Yankees 2-0 on Wednesday.

Nationals’ Scherzer to visit chiropractor for neck issue

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer told reporters on Wednesday that he plans to visit a chiropractor before determining whether he'll make his next scheduled start.

MLB roundup: Santana, Twins subdue Padres

SAN DIEGO -- Ervin Santana pitched his major league-high fifth complete game this season and had two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins snapped their three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday afternoon.

MLB notebook: Phillies cancel Rose ceremony

The Philadelphia Phillies canceled a ceremony to induct Pete Rose into the team's Wall of Fame after allegations surfaced this week that the all-time hits leader maintained a sexual relationship in the 1970s with a girl before she turned 16.

Indians pitchers Miller, Tomlin sidelined with injuries

Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller was placed on the 10-day disabled list with patellar tendinitis in his right knee, the team announced on Wednesday.

Dodgers activate RHP Darvish, demote RHP Ravin

The Los Angeles Dodgers activated newly acquired right-hander Yu Darvish on Wednesday.

Nationals activate RHP Kintzler, recall RHP Cole

The Washington Nationals activated newly acquired right-hander Brandon Kintzler on Wednesday.

Phillies cancel Rose ceremony amid allegations

The Philadelphia Phillies canceled a ceremony to induct Pete Rose into the team's Wall of Fame after allegations surfaced this week that the all-time hits leader maintained a sexual relationship in the 1970s with a girl before she turned 16.

Red Sox shoot for sweep of Indians

BOSTON -- Rick Porcello has been very good against the Cleveland Indians, and Trevor Bauer has struggled mightily against the Boston Red Sox.

MLB roundup: Nats lose Scherzer, game vs. Marlins

MIAMI -- The first-place Washington Nationals lost star pitcher Max Scherzer to a neck spasm and then blew a six-run lead, falling 7-6 to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.

» Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Nats’ Scherzer leaves after 1 inning with neck spasm

MIAMI -- Washington Nationals right-hander and two-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer hit his first career homer and then exited Tuesday night's game after just one inning due to a neck spasm.

White Sox 2B Moncada expects to miss 2-3 days

A day after he was taken off the field on a stretcher after colliding with right fielder Willy Garcia, Chicago White Sox top prospect, second baseman Yoan Moncada, told reporters on Tuesday he only expects to miss "two or three days" with a bruised right quad.

Volquez, Riddle ruled out for year by Marlins

Miami Marlins right-hander Edinson Volquez and rookie shortstop JT Riddle will be sidelined for the rest of the season.

MLB notebook: Red Sox place 2B Pedroia on DL

The Boston Red Sox placed second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list with left knee inflammation ahead of Tuesday night's home game against the Cleveland Indians.

Reds place OF Schebler on DL

The Cincinnati Reds placed outfielder Scott Schebler on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday due to a shoulder strain.

Athletics cut ties with RHP Axford

The Oakland Athletics released right-hander John Axford on Tuesday, five days after designating him for assignment.

Orioles open up roster spot for SS Beckham

The Baltimore Orioles added new acquisition Tim Beckham to the 25-man roster on Tuesday.

Red Sox place 2B Pedroia on DL

The Boston Red Sox placed second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list with left knee inflammation ahead of Tuesday night's home game against the Cleveland Indians.

Twins activate OF Buxton, recall RHP Gee

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton returned from his rehab assignment and the club reinstated him from the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday.

Reds recall OF Winker

The Cincinnati Reds recalled outfielder Jesse Winker from Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday to fill the roster spot opened after the team traded veteran left-handed reliever Tony Cingrani to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

White Sox OF Garcia lands on DL after Moncada collision

The Chicago White Sox placed outfielder Willy Garcia on the seven-day concussion list on Tuesday, one day after he collided with second baseman Yoan Moncada while chasing a fly ball.

Cardinals activate OF Piscotty from DL, option OF Bader

The St. Louis Cardinals activated outfielder Stephen Piscotty from the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday and optioned outfielder Harrison Bader to Triple-A Memphis.

MLB roundup: Nats’ Gonzalez loses no-hitter in 9th

MIAMI -- Washington Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez, a Miami Dade County native, took a no-hitter into the ninth inning and led the Nationals to a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night at Marlins Park.

MLB roundup: Nats’ Gonzalez loses no-hitter in 9th

MIAMI -- Washington Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez, a Miami Dade County native, took a no-hitter into the ninth inning and led the Nationals to a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night at Marlins Park.

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