• MLB Clutch hitting allows Brewers to edge Rays

    Rowdy Tellez hit a game-tying home run to lead off the ninth inning and Willy Adames had a walk-off RBI single in the 10th to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win against the visiting Tampa Bay Rays in the finale of a two-game series on Wednesday afternoon. Devin Williams (3-2) started the 10th […]

  • MLB Alleged victim sues Trevor Bauer, claims sexual battery

    The woman who accused suspended Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer of sexual assault a year ago is suing him for sexual battery. The Southern California woman filed suit Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles, the latest legal salvo between the two parties. The lawsuit is a counterclaim to a suit Bauer filed against […]

  • MLB Cubs rally past Nationals with 4-run seventh

    Nico Hoerner’s solo home run opened the door to a four-run seventh inning as the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-2 victory over the visiting Washington Nationals on Wednesday. With Chicago down 2-0 in the seventh, Hoerner (2-for-4) drove a Josiah Gray pitch into the left-field seats to open the frame. Nick Madrigal (2-for-3) eventually […]

  • MLB Daniel Vogelbach drives in three as Mets pummel Reds, sweep series

    Daniel Vogelbach drove in three runs and Francisco Lindor had two hits, three runs and two RBIs as the host New York Mets crushed the Cincinnati Reds 10-2 on Wednesday to sweep their three-game series. Tyler Naquin homered for the Mets, Pete Alonso had three hits and an RBI, and Jeff McNeil drove in two […]

  • MLB Mariners reinstate Diego Castillo, Dylan Moore from IL

    The Seattle Mariners reinstated right-hander Diego Castillo (shoulder) and utilityman Dylan Moore (back) from the injured list on Wednesday. In corresponding moves, the club optioned outfielder Kyle Lewis and left-hander Brennan Bernardino to Triple-A Tacoma. Castillo, 28, was placed on the 15-day IL late last month with shoulder inflammation. Castillo is 7-1 with a 3.93 […]

  • MLB A’s DFA Jed Lowrie, place Paul Blackburn on IL

    The Oakland Athletics designated veteran infielder Jed Lowrie for assignment on Wednesday. Lowrie, 38, is batting .180 with three homers and 16 RBIs in 50 games this season with the A’s. An All-Star with Oakland in 2018, Lowrie is a career .257 hitter with 121 homers and 594 RBIs in 1,307 games over 14 seasons […]

  • MLB Braves call up top prospect INF Vaughn Grissom

    The Atlanta Braves called up top prospect Vaughn Grissom in a series of roster moves Wednesday. The 21-year-old infielder is batting .324 with an .899 OPS, 14 homers, 67 RBIs and 27 stolen bases in 96 games in the minors this season. Grissom can play shortstop, third base and second base but will likely debut […]

  • MLB Dodgers look to sweep Twins, extend win streak

    The surging Los Angeles Dodgers will give new outfielder Joey Gallo every chance to prove himself, with another game in the starting lineup Wednesday night against the visiting Minnesota Twins. Gallo, somewhat of a surprise acquisition at last week’s trade deadline from the New York Yankees, had a double Tuesday against the Twins, his first […]

  • MLB Rockies hope for an encore after decking Cards in series opener

    The Colorado Rockies haven’t had much to cheer about since the All-Star break. They had slumped into last place in the National League West and lost 13 of their past 18 games until routing the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. One of the bright spots, however, has been left-hander Kyle Freeland. Freeland (7-7, 4.56 […]

  • MLB Pirates aim to dial up rare win vs. Diamondbacks

    The host Arizona Diamondbacks will look to match their season-high four-game winning streak when they face the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in Phoenix. Arizona opened the four-game series with consecutive wins. Rookie hurler Tommy Henry tossed seven strong innings for his first major league victory in a 6-4 win on Tuesday. Arizona is 21-6 in […]

  • MLB White Sox look to keep going without Tim Anderson

    The Chicago White Sox are just two games above .500, but they’re very much in the race for the American League Central Division and the playoff spot that comes with it. The road got harder when they had to place All-Star shortstop Tim Anderson on the 10-day injured list with a torn ligament in his […]

  • MLB Justin Verlander leads Astros into tilt vs. Rangers

    The acquisition of Trey Mancini last week was executed in part to help the Houston Astros offset the loss of veteran left fielder Michael Brantley, who missed his 39th game since landing on the injured list on June 27. But a different veteran capable of playing multiple positions has also helped the Astros fill that […]

  • MLB Red Sox, Braves look for improved pitching performances

    The Atlanta Braves are overdue for a good performance from a starting pitcher, and Kyle Wright has been delivering all season. Wright (13-5, 3.22 ERA) is set to take the mound on the road against the Boston Red Sox in the finale of their two-game series Wednesday night. The Braves ended a season-high three-game losing […]

  • MLB Orioles look to sweep Blue Jays, shorten gap in race

    The Baltimore Orioles have a chance to make the American League wild-card race squeaky tight Wednesday night as they go for a three-game sweep of the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. The upstart Orioles have moved within two games of the Blue Jays, who occupy the first wild-card spot. The Orioles have clinched their three-game series […]

  • MLB Padres, Giants battle it out in key rubber match

    There are big wins and horrible losses. The San Diego Padres and visiting San Francisco Giants experienced a roller coaster of emotions Tuesday night, setting up a Wednesday afternoon game that is a more than a rubber match to a three-game series. The Padres recorded a 7-4 walk-off win on Manny Machado’s home run in […]

  • MLB ‘What baseball is about’: Mariners, Yankees go at it again

    What can the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners possibly do for an encore? The teams will go back at it Wednesday afternoon in Seattle on short rest after the Mariners pulled out a 1-0 victory Tuesday in a game that ended after 11:15 p.m. on the West Coast. Pinch-hitter Luis Torrens lined a walk-off […]

  • MLB Angels shoot for sweep of A’s

    Having demonstrated his prowess on the mound, Shohei Ohtani will get another opportunity to pad his gaudy batting numbers when the visiting Los Angeles Angels face right-hander Paul Blackburn and the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday afternoon. After getting Monday off as a rest on the eve of a pitching start, Ohtani dominated the A’s both […]

  • MLB Nats chase rare series win in matchup against Cubs

    Wins obviously have been hard to come by for the Washington Nationals. Especially when trying to string them together. The visiting Nationals will look to post back-to-back victories — and win a series — for the first time in nearly two weeks in Wednesday’s rubber game against the Chicago Cubs. Rookie Joey Meneses hit a […]

  • MLB Rays face Brewers ace Brandon Woodruff

    The Tampa Bay Rays will have to figure out Brewers ace right-hander Brandon Woodruff on Wednesday afternoon to salvage a split of the two-game series in Milwaukee. Left-hander Jeffrey Springs (4-3, 2.50 ERA) gets the nod for Tampa Bay against Woodruff (9-3, 3.49). Milwaukee, which had lost six of seven, took the series opener 5-3 […]

  • MLB Streaking Mets seek sweep of Reds

    In the midst of their longest, hottest and potentially most pivotal homestand of the season, the New York Mets are doing what Buck Showalter respects most: Posting up. Not coincidentally, they’re also winning. The Mets will look to complete a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday afternoon, when the teams play each other […]

  • MLB MLB roundup: Rockies pound 22 hits in blowout of Cardinals

    Randal Grichuk had a career-high five hits, including a home run, Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 16-5 in Denver on Tuesday night. C.J. Cron also went deep and finished with two hits and five RBIs, Brendan Rodgers had four hits on his 26th birthday, Jose […]

  • MLB Phillies host Marlins, seek seventh straight win

    Not even Mother Nature can slow down the red hot Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies defeated the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Tuesday despite a rain delay before the game began and another stoppage in the bottom of the seventh inning. Philadelphia will now look for its seventh consecutive victory when it hosts the Marlins again on […]

  • MLB Mariners squeak by Yanks in 13 innings

    Pinch hitter Luis Torrens lined a walk-off single into right field with one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 13th inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting New York Yankees 1-0 Tuesday night. Seattle’s Matt Brash (3-3) pitched two scoreless innings to earn the victory. The Yankees’ Jonathan Loaisiga (1-3) […]

  • MLB Dodgers top Twins to win 9th straight

    Trea Turner drove in three runs and had a pair of doubles as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season-best nine games with a 10-3 victory Tuesday against the visiting Minnesota Twins. Max Muncy hit a home run, while Julio Urias won his ninth consecutive decision as the Dodgers improved to […]

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