• MLB Tony Gonsolin pitches gem to earn 15th win as Dodgers edge Brewers

    Tony Gonsolin allowed just two hits over seven scoreless innings for his National League-best 15th win and the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Austin Barnes and Max Muncy each had a solo homer for the Dodgers, who bounced back from a 5-4 loss […]

  • MLB Framber Valdez tosses 20th consecutive quality start, Astros nip White Sox

    Framber Valdez matched a franchise record with his 20th consecutive quality start and Chas McCormick had an RBI double to lift the visiting Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Valdez (12-4) improved to 11-3 in that stretch after allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out six […]

  • MLB A’s use long ball to cruise past Rangers

    Sean Murphy belted two home runs and prospect Shea Langeliers delivered his first major league blast on Wednesday night to power the Oakland Athletics to a 7-2 victory over the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Murphy added a double, drove in three runs and scored three runs. The catcher has gone deep three times in […]

  • MLB Nolan Gorman’s three RBIs power Cardinals past Rockies

    Nolan Gorman drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the visiting Colorado Rockies 5-1 Wednesday for their third victory in a row. The Cardinals have won 12 of their past 13 home games and 14 of 18 games overall. The Rockies have dropped four straight, including the first two contests in […]

  • MLB Orioles look to open homestand with win vs. Cubs

    It’s not a large sample size for these interleague opponents, but the Baltimore Orioles have pretty much had their way with the Chicago Cubs this season. Now there’s a final meeting between the teams set for Thursday afternoon in Baltimore. This Chicago team is carrying a different vibe now than earlier in the season. The […]

  • MLB Report: Former Yankees reliever Dellin Betances retires

    Former New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances retired on Wednesday, according to the New York Post. The right-hander was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier Wednesday after signing a minor league contract with the organization back in April. He spent most of the season with Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he went 0-3 with a […]

  • MLB Mets blast four home runs to down Braves

    Rookie Brett Baty homered on his first big-league swing and Starling Marte went deep twice to power the visiting New York Mets to a 9-7 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. The Mets totaled four homers and withstood a pair of late Atlanta comebacks to end the Braves’ eight-game winning streak and restore their […]

  • MLB Guardians score six two-out runs in eighth to down Tigers

    Jose Ramirez had a go-ahead, two-run double as the host Cleveland Guardians scored six two-out runs in the eighth and defeated the Detroit Tigers 8-4 on Wednesday. Oscar Gonzalez also knocked in two runs for the Guardians. Guardians starter Cal Quantrill gave up four runs and five hits in six innings. Bryan Shaw (6-2) got […]

  • MLB Josh Donaldson rescues Yanks with 10th-inning slam vs. Rays

    Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending grand slam in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees came back to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7 Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Donaldson won it when he lifted an 0-1 97 mph fastball from Jalen Beeks (2-2) to right field to complete New York’s second […]

  • MLB Red Sox win third straight thanks to Alex Verdugo, Christian Arroyo

    Alex Verdugo and Christian Arroyo were a combined 6-for-8 and starting pitcher Rich Hill didn’t allow a run after the first inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Wednesday night. Verdugo went 3-for-3 with a double, RBI, three runs scored and two walks, while Arroyo finished 3-for-5, scored a […]

  • MLB Padres strike early, never look back to blow out Marlins

    Jake Cronenworth slugged his second career grand slam, leading the San Diego Padres to a 10-3 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday afternoon. Padres shortstop Ha-Seong Kim went 3-for-4 with four RBIs, including a three-run double in the ninth. San Diego first baseman Josh Bell, a key acquisition at the trade deadline, snapped […]

  • MLB Astros IF Aledmys Diaz (groin) lands on IL

    The Houston Astros placed infielder Aledmys Diaz on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday with left groin discomfort. J.J. Matijevic was recalled from Triple-A Sugar Land in a corresponding move and has joined the Astros in Chicago for the final two games of their series against the White Sox. Diaz, 32, sustained the injury on […]

  • MLB Cal Raleigh homers twice as Mariners beat Angels

    Cal Raleigh homered twice and Eugenio Suarez and Jesse Winker also went deep as the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with an 11-7 victory Wednesday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, the reigning American League MVP, hit a two-run shot to center field in the bottom of […]

  • MLB Mets put 3B Eduardo Escobar on IL, recall prospect Brett Baty

    The New York Mets placed third baseman Eduardo Escobar on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday and filled his spot with top prospect Brett Baty. Escobar initially tweaked his side on Friday in a game against the Philadelphia Phillies. After sitting out one game, he played the second half of New York’s series finale on […]

  • MLB Ross Stripling flirts with perfect game as Blue Jays top O’s

    Pinch hitter George Springer recorded his 1,000th career hit, a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning, while Ross Stripling flirted with a perfect game as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Baltimore Orioles 6-1 Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Jays scored six runs in the seventh to salvage the finale of a three-game series […]

  • MLB Reds’ Joey Votto to undergo season-ending rotator cuff surgery

    Cincinnati Reds icon Joey Votto said Wednesday that he will undergo season-ending surgery on his torn left rotator cuff on Friday. Votto, 38, will face a six-month recovery process and hopes to be ready for spring training. “I don’t know how to explain what exactly happened, but it’s been lingering for a while,” Votto said […]

  • MLB Yankees put closer Clay Holmes (back) on IL

    The New York Yankees placed right-hander Clay Holmes on the 15-day injured list Wednesday with lower left back spasms. The move, retroactive to Sunday, was among a flurry of moves made by the Yankees hours ahead of their series finale against visiting Tampa Bay. The club also optioned infielder/outfielder Miguel Andujar and outfielder Tim Locastro […]

  • MLB Rangers activate Joe Barlow, DFA Garrett Richards

    In a series of moves announced Wednesday, the Texas Rangers activated primary closer Joe Barlow from the 15-day injured list and designated veteran right-hander Garrett Richards for assignment. The right-hander Barlow, 26, had been out for just over one month because of a blister on his right index finger. He pitched in four combined games […]

  • MLB White Sox place Leury Garcia (back) on IL

    The Chicago White Sox placed infielder/outfielder Leury Garcia on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a lower back strain. In a corresponding move, the club recalled infielder Romy Gonzalez from Triple-A Charlotte. Garcia, 31, is hitting .212 with three home runs and 35 runs in 83 games this season, his 10th with the White Sox. […]

  • MLB Angels’ Mike Trout targeting return on Friday

    Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout said Wednesday he is pain-free and hoping to return to the lineup Friday against the host Detroit Tigers. The 31-year-old outfielder has not played since July 12 when he left a game against the Houston Astros with back spasms. He since has been diagnosed with costovertebral dysfunction at his […]

  • MLB Jose Miranda helps Twins dispatch Royals

    Jose Miranda homered and had two hits and six Minnesota pitchers combined for a six-hitter as the Twins completed a three-game series sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 4-0 victory on Wednesday afternoon in Minneapolis. Nick Gordon added an RBI double and a highlight-reel catch for Minnesota, which moved within a half-game of […]

  • MLB Yan Gomes gets game-winning hit for Cubs vs. former team

    Former National Yan Gomes hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the visiting Chicago Cubs beat Washington 3-2 Wednesday to win the three-game series. Erich Uelman (1-1) got the win and Rowan Wick pitched the ninth for his eighth save. P.J. Higgins homered and Franmil Reyes had two doubles for the Cubs. Cubs […]

  • MLB Reds defeat Phillies 1-0 on walk-off single in 9th

    Jose Barrero hit a walk-off single to center field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Albert Almora Jr. as the host Cincinnati Reds defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Wednesday. Alejo Lopez had three of the six hits for the Reds, who snapped a two-game losing streak. Reds starter […]

  • MLB Rangers fire president Jon Daniels

    The Texas Rangers relieved Jon Daniels of his duties as the team’s president of baseball operations on Wednesday. Daniels, who will turn 45 next Wednesday, joined the Rangers’ baseball operations department in 2002. He was named as the team’s eighth general manager on Oct. 4, 2005 and promoted to president of baseball operations in March […]

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