Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win…

Jose Altuve tied it in the eighth inning with a two-run double off Andrew Miller and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez's squeeze bunt, and the Houston Astros scored 11 times in the final two innings to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-2

Betts hits 17th HR, Red Sox beat Braves after cutting Hanley

Mookie Betts hit his major-league leading 17th home run, J.D. Martinez slugged his 16th homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 hours after a surprising roster shakeup

Max Scherzer earns 8th win as Nationals beat Marlins 9-5

Max Scherzer was twice unable to hold a two-run lead and won anyway when the Washington Nationals' bullpen locked down a 9-5 victory over the Miami Marlins

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Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal…

The Seattle Mariners made the first big trade of the season acquiring outfielder Denard Span and right-handed reliever Alex Colome from the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers

LEADING OFF: Yankees to activate Bird, Red Sox…

LEADING OFF: Yankees set to activate Bird, Red Sox cut Hanley

Hanley Ramirez designated for assignment by Red…

Hanley Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox, who are responsible for the $15.25 million remaining on his contract but avoided him triggering a $22 million salary for 2019

Epstein: No trade talks for Cubs despite Machado…

Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein insists his team has not engaged in trade talks, despite speculation about potential deal for Baltimore Orioles superstar Manny Machado

MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift…

Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office

Welington Castillo of White Sox banned 80 games…

Welington Castillo banned 80 games for positive EPO test; White Sox catcher takes 'full responsibility'

FANTASY PLAYS: Pickups, streamers for week in baseball

FANTASY PLAYS: Pickups, streamers for week in baseball

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LEADING OFF: Astros-Indians again, Mets limp to…

LEADING OFF: Morton-Clevinger Round 2 as Astros face Indians again, Mets limping into tough trip, Porcello tries to get on track

A's slugger Khris Davis on disabled list with…

Athletics slugger Khris Davis has landed on the disabled list with a strained right groin. He underwent an MRI exam Tuesday that revealed a Grade 1 strain, and manager Bob Melvin said after Tuesday night's loss to Seattle that the DL was a possibility.

Temple College earns JUCO World Series bid out of left field

The Temple College baseball team earned a surprise bid to the Junior College World Series when the two teams playing in the regional final were disqualified after a benches-clearing scuffle.

LEADING OFF: Pedroia rejoins Red Sox, Diamondback…

LEADING OFF: Dustin Pedroia set to rejoin Red Sox, Diamondbacks try to end skid, Pirates rookie Meadows off to fast start

LEADING OFF: Price faces old pal Archer…

LEADING OFF: Price faces old friend Archer; Verlander vs Giants; Mariners down another second baseman

Oh brother: Cole's good game blemished by HR from…

Gerrit Cole pitched the Houston Astros to another win on Tuesday night, striking out eight in six innings of a 11-2 win over the San Francisco Giants, allowing just two runs on a homer to brother-in-law Brandon Crawford

Column: Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt says it's all or nothing

Column: Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt says baseball is becoming an all-or-nothing game for hitters

Hanley Ramirez DFA

1B/DH Hanley Ramirez was designated for assignment on Friday by the Boston Red Sox

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Nimmo reaches 5 times, Matz sharp as Mets beat Brewers 5-0

Brandon Nimmo reached base five times, Steven Matz pitched six solid innings and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0

Rodon Leaves Early

CWS SP Carlos Rodon left his rehab start early after taking a ball to the head on Wed.

Perez plays ball off Choo's nose to help Duffy, KC top Texas

Danny Duffy took a shutout into the eighth inning, Salvador Perez drove in four runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 for their season-best third straight victory