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MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive…

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez

LEADING OFF: Cardinals-Pirates meet in Little…

LEADING OFF: Cardinals-Pirates meet in Little League Classic

Adam Conley tries to help Marlins rebound against…

The Miami Marlins conclude their series against the New York Mets on Sunday night.

Blake Snell looks for 2nd straight win in finale…

The Tampa Bay Rays send left-hander Blake Snell to the mound as they finish up their series against the Seattle Mariners.

Kelly slam, Phillies beat Giants 12-9 to end 6-game skid

Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly had a grand slam, Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the San Francisco Giants 12-9

Sabathia strong in return from DL, Yankees beat…

Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo shot and CC Sabathia pitched six strong innings in his return from the disabled list as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3

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Happ's bat, Quintana's arm lead Cubs over Blue…

Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 to keep up their success against AL opponents

Roberto Perez on how he approaches clutch…

Ten of Roberto Perez's 19 RBI this season have come with two outs.

Trevor Bauer after his scoreless outing: 'It…

Trevor Bauer may have pitched well but he thinks he wasn't very sharp and credits his defense for picking him up.

Aguilar's go-ahead HR in 9th lifts Brewers over Rockies 6-3

Pinch-hitter Jesus Aguilar connected for a go-ahead home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 for their fifth win in six games

LEADING OFF: Granderson joins Dodgers, trio goes…

LEADING OFF: Granderson could join Dodgers after late trade; Sale, Greinke, Vargos go for 15th wins, Holland back in Texas with White Sox

Sano homers twice as Twins pound D-backs 10-3

Miguel Sano hits 2 of Twins' 6 homers in 10-3 win over Diamondbacks

Jake Odorizzi: This was one of those when I…

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi discusses his start Saturday night, saying he had no life on his fastball and no feel for his release point.

Jason Vargas frustrated by inability to execute…

Jason Vargas remains confident in the Royals' chances: "We all know that when we get going and when we put good runs together, we're a pretty hard team to beat."

Odor hits 2 HRs as Rangers rally for 17-7 win over White Sox

Rougned Odor homered twice, Mike Napoli also went deep, and both had five RBIs as the Texas Rangers overcame an early five-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox 17-7

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Moreland delivers to help Red Sox beat Yankees 9-6

Pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland hit a two-run single in Boston's four-run seventh inning and the Red Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 9-6

Kluber leaves start early as Indians romp past…

Corey Kluber was dominant before leaving with an undisclosed injury, and Jay Bruce homered twice to help the Indians beat the Royals 10-1

Kevin Cash liked offensive production despite loss

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Saturday's loss, saying the team was at least able to show some productivity in the loss.

Steven Souza Jr.: Tomorrow comes and we have to…

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. says the team showed it was able to fight until the end Saturday night in the loss the Mariners.

Trout, Valbuena each hit 2 HRs as Angels beat Orioles 5-1

Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena each hit two home runs off Kevin Gausman, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 for their eighth win in 10 games

Gonzalez returns from DL, Dodgers top Tigers 8-5

Chris Taylor doubled twice among his four hits, and the Los Angeles Dodgers welcomed Adrian Gonzalez back from the disabled list with another victory, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-5

Jake Arrieta, Javier Baez lead Cubs over Blue…

Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh and allowed just one run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 in a rare interleague matchup

Logan Morrison: The offense showed signs of life

Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Logan Morrison says losing hurts but that it was good see the offense show some kind of life Saturday night.

Ned Yost says fatigue isn't the reason for…

Ned Yost says fatigue hasn't caused the struggles of the Royals' rotation: "I don't think it's fatigue. ... It's just a bit of a slump."

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Montero shuts down Marlins in Mets' 8-1 win

Rafael Montero pitched six strong innings in his best effort of the season, Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each hit long two-run homers to help the New York Mets snap a five-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over the Miami Marlins

Cubs place LHP Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list

Chicago Cubs place ace left-hander Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list with lat tightness, shoulder fatigue

Oh Baby! Jeter welcomes birth of daughter

No. 1 for No. 2: Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter welcomes birth of daughter