Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins…

Braves' hot-hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. hit by first pitch from Marlins' Urena, sparking melee with benches and bullpens emptying twice

Plawecki's slam helps power Mets to 16-5 rout of Orioles

Kevin Plawecki hit his first career grand slam during a nine-run sixth inning, Brandon Nimmo went 5 for 5 with three RBIs and the New York Mets breezed past the Baltimore Orioles 16-5

Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

Melky Cabrera lofted a go-ahead two-run homer into the left-field seats in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3

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Rizzo leads Cubs past Brewers 8-4

Rizzo homers in return to cleanup spot as Cubs beat Brewers 8-4

Davidson, Abreu homer as White Sox hold off Tigers, 6-5

Davidson, Abreu homer as White Sox hold off Tigers 6-5 to win 3-game series

Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with…

The Seattle Mariners placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a left forearm contusion, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive.

Puig takes swing at Hundley before Giants rally…

Yasiel Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning, then Alen Hanson hit an RBI single in the ninth to lift San Francisco over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1

Today in History for August 16th

Highlights of this day in history: Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n' Roll, dies at Graceland; Baseball's Babe Ruth dies in New York; Uganda's Idi Amin dies in Saudi Arabia; 'Sports Illustrated' hits newsstands; Singer Madonna born. (Aug. 16)

Forsythe has 3 RBIs in Twins' 6-4 win over Pirates

Forsythe has 3 RBIs, Twins bullpen throws 5 1/3 scoreless innings to beat Pirates 6-4

Upton homers, drives in 3 to lift Angels past Padres 7-3

Justin Upton had three hits, including a home run for the second straight night, and drove in three runs to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-3 victory over the San Diego Padres

Mariners' Cano returns from drug suspension, now…

Robinson Cano is back in the big leagues with the Seattle Mariners after serving an 80-game drug suspension

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Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to 6-4 win over…

John Gant homers, pitches surging St. Louis Cardinals to 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals

Nervous? Not Japan's big bats chasing Little League repeat

A team from a city north of Tokyo is trying to repeat for Japan at the Little League World Series

Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

Kevin Pillar hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 6-5

Arenado's 30th HR helps Rockies over Verlander, Astros 5-1

Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story each went deep, German Marquez pitched well in a clash with Justin Verlander, and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Houston Astros 5-1

Happ shines for Yankees again in 4-1 win over Rays

J.A. Happ allowed one soft single in seven shutout innings to win his third consecutive start since joining the New York Yankees, who beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1

Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves…

Ronald Acuna Jr. kept up his torrid pace with a leadoff homer and a three-run shot in the 7th inning to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6

Trout's Brother-in-law passes

Angels CF Mike Trout will miss extended time with the passing of his brother-in-law.

Polanco, Sano fuel Twins in 5-2 win over Pirates

Jorge Polanco got two hits, scored twice and drove in two runs and Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

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Goldschmidt homers, Corbin sharp in D-backs 6-4 win at Texas

Paul Goldschmidt hit his 27th homer to put Arizona ahead to stay, All-Star lefty Patrick Corbin worked seven innings for his 10th victory and the NL West-leading Diamondbacks won 6-4 at Texas

LaMarre's hometown homer helps White Sox beat…

Ryan LaMarre hit his first major league home run and Lucas Giolito escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3.

Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo…

Ben Zobrist told plate umpire Phil Cuzzi he would prefer an "electronic strike zone" before being ejected in the eighth inning of the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers