LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on…

LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on paternity leave, Miley's string

Homers by Crawford, Narváez help Mariners past Blue Jays 7-4

Omar Narváez, J.P. Crawford homer as Seattle Mariners beat Toronto Blue Jays 7-4

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout…

Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 in a match-up of the two teams with the best records in baseball

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Sánchez pitches into 9th, slugging Nats roll pas…

Aníbal Sánchez shines as Washington Nationals beat Chicago Cubs 9-3

Unbeaten Japan takes on Curacao in Little League…

Unbeaten Japan plays Curacao on Saturday to represent the international bracket in the championship game of the Little League World Series

Put me in, coach: Youth baseball participation on the rise

Over the past six years, participation in youth baseball is on the rise as fewer kids are playing football and soccer

Martinez drives in 7 as Red Sox beat Padres 11-0

J.D. Martinez homers twice, drives in 7 as Boston Red Sox pound San Diego Padres 11-0

Pirates rally past Reds in 9th for 3-2 win

Pablo Reyes gets winning hit as Pittsburgh Pirates rally past Cincinnati Reds 3-2

Patent Office to Tom Brady: You Are Not 'Terrific'

Tom Brady can still be terrific. He just can't be Terrific, the US Patent and Trademark Office has decided. The star Patriots quarterback had applied for trademark protection for the "Tom Terrific" nickname, which has long been applied to baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, 74. The applications by Brady's...

Hawaii could make 2nd straight trip to LLWS final…

A hot Louisiana team stands in the way of Hawaii making its second straight trip to the Little League World Series championship game

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Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from…

Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse at Verlander's request

Orioles set single-season record for HRs allowed, Rays win

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Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1

Brad Hand bounced back from his recent struggles to record his 30th save and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Friday night. Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer in Cleveland's four-run second inning

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue…

Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 after being one-hit through eight innings

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League

Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against Venezuela

LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at…

LEADING OFF: Big leaguers get creative with jerseys, Yankees at Dodger Stadium, Cervelli available

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night…

The Baltimore Orioles set the major league record for home runs allowed in a season, giving up drives to Austin Meadows and Willy Adames in a rain-delayed, 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay that ended shortly before 1 a.m

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees

Tanner Roark struck out seven and didn't walk a batter over six-plus innings, Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka struggled early and the Oakland Athletics beat New York 5-3 for a three-game series sweep

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Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for 5th win…

Noah Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 in a rain-shortened game for their fifth straight win

Verlander loses 2-hitter, allowing 2 HRs to lowly Tigers

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Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top…

Max Scherzer pitched four innings in his return from the injured list, giving up one run as the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1