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LEADING OFF: Altuve streaks, Stanton surges…

LEADING OFF: Stanton surges, Devers debuts, Gray auditions

DeGrom wins 8th straight start, Mets hold off…

Jacob deGrom won his eighth straight start and the New York Mets held on when pinch-hitter Jabari Blash's bid for a game-winning home run was barely foul to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3. DeGrom (12-3) gave up two runs in eight innings, striking out eight

Digital Extra: Meet Twins pitcher Jaime Garcia

The Minnesota Twins landed a pitcher with plenty of postseason experience when they traded for Jaime Garcia.

Florida Midday Minute: Marlins' Stanton continues…

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stnaton has been on a tear since the All-Star break, while Jacob Faria tries to get the Tampa Bay Rays back on track vs. the Baltimore Orioles.

Bellinger three-run homer leads Dodgers past Twins, 6-4

Cody Bellinger continued his dream-like rookie season Monday night, drilling a three-run homer in the eighth inning to rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins

Kershaw has back strain, not herniated disk like…

The Los Angeles Dodgers say they're encouraged that ace Clayton Kershaw's back problem doesn't seem as bad as his injury last year

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Twins acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker from…

The Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league right-hander Huascar Ynoa

Zack Greinke improves to 10-0 at Chase Field

Zack Greinke comments after limiting the Braves to 2 runs over 8 innings in a 10-2 victory.

Dan Straily takes the bump for Marlins in…

The Miami Marlins send right-hander Dan Straily to the mound Tuesday night as they continue their series against the Rangers.

McCutchen's three-run homer powers Pirates past Giants 10-3

Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, Jordy Mercer also had a three-run shot to back Gerrit Cole's fifth win in six starts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-3

White Sox end 9-game slide with 3-1 win over Cubs

Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the crosstown rival Cubs at Wrigley Field

Contreras homers as Quintana, Cubs beat Cards…

Willson Contreras homers as Jose Quintana, Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 and tie Brewers for first place

Rays rookie Jake Faria squares off against Wade…

The Tampa Bay Rays send Jake Faria to the mound as they try to end their five-game losing streak Tuesday night.

J.D. Martinez: 'It was like getting a little…

J.D. Martinez comments on hitting a long home run upon entering the D-backs starting lineup for the first time at Chase Field.

Paxton, Seager pace Mariners past Red Sox, 4-0

James Paxton allowed four singles over seven innings to win his fifth consecutive start in July and Kyle Seager homered to pace the Seattle Mariners to a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

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Yankees win first series in 6 weeks, beat…

The New York Yankees won a series for the first time in six weeks when Aroldis Chapman struck out Ben Gamel with a runner on to preserve a 6-4 victory over Seattle, their third win in four games against the Mariners this weekend

Nationals' Strasburg leaves game after 2 innings

Washington standout right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Sunday's game after two innings

Justin Bour on strained oblique: I can't even…

Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour details his status after being diagnosed with a strained oblique.

Blake Snell: I just have to keep this going

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell discusses what worked well in his start Monday night to allow him to throw seven innings.

Martinez, Pollock, Greinke power Diamondbacks past Braves

J.D. Martinez and A.J. Pollock homered to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-2 win over the Atlanta Braves.

LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw…

LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw aims at 16th

Santana drives in go-ahead run, Brewers end…

Santana drives in go-ahead run, Brewers end 6-game skid with 9-8 win over Phillies

Mike Leake: 'I don't see a reason to change my…

Mike Leake after Monday's Cardinals win over the Rockies: "Fortunately today I was able to consistently hit my spots."

Adam Conley most excited about not issuing any…

Miami Marlins left-hander Adam Conley discusses his start Monday night, saying he was most excited about not walking anyone.

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Altuve 4 hits for 2nd day in row, Astros rout Phillies 13-4

Jose Altuve had two doubles and two singles, stretched his sizzling hitting streak to 16 games and helped the Houston Astros rout the Philadelphia Phillies 13-4.

Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge…

Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in the ever-tightening NL Central race

Arizona starts with 3 homers, finishes 6-5 win in…

The Arizona Diamondbacks opened the game with three straight home runs off Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer and ended it with Brandon Drury's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 6-5 victory