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  • LEADING OFF: Bosox try to clinch in Bronx, Snell goes for 20

    LEADING OFF: Bosox try to clinch in Bronx, Snell goes for 20

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-09-18 00:26:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:12:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hits a sacrifice fly that scored Rafael Devers during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hits a sacrifice fly that scored Rafael Devers during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to clinch AL East with win at Yankee Stadium, NL West showdown at Dodger Stadium, Rays ace Snell goes for 20th win.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to clinch AL East with win at Yankee Stadium, NL West showdown at Dodger Stadium, Rays ace Snell goes for 20th win.
  • Yelich's 2nd cycle in 3 weeks vs Reds leads Brewers, 8-0

    Yelich's 2nd cycle in 3 weeks vs Reds leads Brewers, 8-0

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-09-18 03:16:52 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:12:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) celebrates with Ed Sedar (0) after hitting a two-RBI triple during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) celebrates with Ed Sedar (0) after hitting a two-RBI triple during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Christian Yelich became the first major leaguer to hit for the cycle twice in one season against the same team, driving in four runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 8-0.
    Christian Yelich became the first major leaguer to hit for the cycle twice in one season against the same team, driving in four runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 8-0.
  • Dodgers top Rockies 8-2, move back into 1st in NL West

    Dodgers top Rockies 8-2, move back into 1st in NL West

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:47:49 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:12:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson, right, follows though on his two-RBI home run with Colorado Rockies catcher Drew Butera watching during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson, right, follows though on his two-RBI home run with Colorado Rockies catcher Drew Butera watching during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
    Joc Pederson hit two homers, Max Muncy added a three-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved back into first place in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
    Joc Pederson hit two homers, Max Muncy added a three-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved back into first place in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
  • Rockies SS Trevor Story leaves with elbow injury vs Dodgers

    Rockies SS Trevor Story leaves with elbow injury vs Dodgers

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:20:47 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:12:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). An injury forces Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story (27) to walk off the field with manager Bud Black (10) during an at-bat in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, ...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). An injury forces Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story (27) to walk off the field with manager Bud Black (10) during an at-bat in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, ...
    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been removed from a critical game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with an elbow injury.
    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been removed from a critical game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with an elbow injury.
  • Wong begins Cardinals' homer parade in 11-6 win over Braves

    Wong begins Cardinals' homer parade in 11-6 win over Braves

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-09-18 03:47:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:39:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong hits a line drive to right field for a two run RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong hits a line drive to right field for a two run RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Kolten Wong hit the first of four St. Louis homers, Miles Mikolas won his third straight start and the Cardinals boosted their playoff push with an 11-6 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
    Kolten Wong hit the first of four St. Louis homers, Miles Mikolas won his third straight start and the Cardinals boosted their playoff push with an 11-6 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
  • Judge, Chapman work out, could return to Yankees this week

    Judge, Chapman work out, could return to Yankees this week

    Monday, September 17 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-09-17 19:16:27 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:21:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge smiles after coming into the baseball game in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, Sept.14, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge smiles after coming into the baseball game in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, Sept.14, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
    Yankees slugger Aaron Judge had 11 at-bats in a simulated game and New York closer Aroldis Chapman threw 22 pitches, perhaps the last steps before both are cleared to return to full action.
    Yankees slugger Aaron Judge had 11 at-bats in a simulated game and New York closer Aroldis Chapman threw 22 pitches, perhaps the last steps before both are cleared to return to full action.
  • Yelich completes 2nd cycle of season _ both against Reds

    Yelich completes 2nd cycle of season _ both against Reds

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:46:42 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:50:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich reacts after receiving a standing ovation from the crowd after hitting a triple to complete the cycle during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, Sept. 17, 2...(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich reacts after receiving a standing ovation from the crowd after hitting a triple to complete the cycle during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, Sept. 17, 2...
    Christian Yelich has hit for the cycle for the second time this season, setting a major league record by doing it twice against one team.
    Christian Yelich has hit for the cycle for the second time this season, setting a major league record by doing it twice against one team.
  • LEADING OFF: NL West showdown, Cards-Braves, Cubs slumping

    LEADING OFF: NL West showdown, Cards-Braves, Cubs slumping

    Sunday, September 16 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-09-17 03:29:20 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:52:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scot Tucker). Colorado Rockies left fielder David Dahl (26), center fielder Charlie Blackmon (19) and right fielder Carlos Gonzalez (5) celebrate a victory over the San Francisco Giants after a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 16...(AP Photo/Scot Tucker). Colorado Rockies left fielder David Dahl (26), center fielder Charlie Blackmon (19) and right fielder Carlos Gonzalez (5) celebrate a victory over the San Francisco Giants after a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 16...
    LEADING OFF: NL West showdown, Cards-Braves, Cubs slumping, Red Sox rest up before looking to clinch at Yankee Stadium again.
    LEADING OFF: NL West showdown, Cards-Braves, Cubs slumping, Red Sox rest up before looking to clinch at Yankee Stadium again.
  • Yelich has Brewers closing in on postseason spot

    Yelich has Brewers closing in on postseason spot

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-09-17 06:56:09 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:51:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich reacts after his home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich reacts after his home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Christian Yelich's second-half surge at the plate has the Milwaukee Brewers in good position to play on into October.
    Christian Yelich's second-half surge at the plate has the Milwaukee Brewers in good position to play on into October.
  • Wainwright blanks Dodgers over 6 innings, Cardinals win 5-0

    Wainwright blanks Dodgers over 6 innings, Cardinals win 5-0

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:06:13 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:29:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Kane). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) reacts after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Scott Kane). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) reacts after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in St. Louis.
    Adam Wainwright pitched two-hit ball over six innings for his first win in five months, Marcell Ozuna homered and the St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the finale of a four-game series with a 5-0 victory over the Los...
    Adam Wainwright pitched two-hit ball over six innings for his first win in five months, Marcell Ozuna homered and the St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the finale of a four-game series with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Betts hurt, Red Sox beat Met 4-3 and cut magic number to 2

    Betts hurt, Red Sox beat Met 4-3 and cut magic number to 2

    Sunday, September 16 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-09-16 21:07:29 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-09-17 03:49:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hits a sacrifice fly that scored Rafael Devers during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hits a sacrifice fly that scored Rafael Devers during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
    Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts left after hurting his left side making a throw to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New York Mets that cut Boston's magic number to two for a third straight AL East title.
    Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts left after hurting his left side making a throw to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New York Mets that cut Boston's magic number to two for a third straight AL East title.
  • Cinch of a clinch: Indians win third straight division title

    Cinch of a clinch: Indians win third straight division title

    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:45:26 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-09-16 16:39:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Dermer). Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, Sept.15, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/David Dermer). Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, Sept.15, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Indians win third straight AL Central title, rout Tigers 15-0.
    Indians win third straight AL Central title, rout Tigers 15-0.
  • LEADING OFF: Sale vs deGrom for 1st time since college

    LEADING OFF: Sale vs deGrom for 1st time since college

    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-09-16 01:36:52 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-09-16 11:17:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Boyce). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66) watches his third home run of the game a three-run homer against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Bill Boyce). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66) watches his third home run of the game a three-run homer against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
    LEADING OFF: Sale vs deGrom for 1st time since college, Puig leads playoff-chasing Dodgers, Soto vs Acuna one last time.
    LEADING OFF: Sale vs deGrom for 1st time since college, Puig leads playoff-chasing Dodgers, Soto vs Acuna one last time.
  • Indians' Bauer throws off mound, closer to comeback

    Indians' Bauer throws off mound, closer to comeback

    Saturday, September 15 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-09-15 18:05:19 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-09-15 20:18:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer watches from the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cleveland. Bauer threw off the mound this we...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer watches from the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cleveland. Bauer threw off the mound this we...
    Cleveland Indians' Bauer pitches off mound as he recovers from broken leg.
    Cleveland Indians' Bauer pitches off mound as he recovers from broken leg.
  • Buehler, Dodgers blank Cards to draw even in wild-card race

    Buehler, Dodgers blank Cards to draw even in wild-card race

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:25:17 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-09-15 19:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Billy Hurst). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Billy Hurst). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in St. Louis.
    Rookie Walker Buehler allowed two hits in eight innings, Yasiel Puig homered twice and the Los Angeles Dodgers drew even with the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL wild-card race with a 3-0 victory.
    Rookie Walker Buehler allowed two hits in eight innings, Yasiel Puig homered twice and the Los Angeles Dodgers drew even with the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL wild-card race with a 3-0 victory.
  • Yankees star Judge returns to outfield, no hitting yet

    Yankees star Judge returns to outfield, no hitting yet

    Friday, September 14 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-09-14 20:49:39 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-09-15 17:19:57 GMT
    The Yankees are activating Aaron Judge from the disabled list but for now only intend to use him in the outfield and as a baserunner.
    The Yankees are activating Aaron Judge from the disabled list but for now only intend to use him in the outfield and as a baserunner.
  • LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch

    LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:45:09 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-09-15 17:19:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Young). Chicago Cubs' Jorge De La Rosa, right, and Victor Caratini celebrate their win over the Cincinnati Reds at the end of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Jim Young). Chicago Cubs' Jorge De La Rosa, right, and Victor Caratini celebrate their win over the Cincinnati Reds at the end of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Chicago.
    LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch, Mets deal with a rat at Fenway.
    LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch, Mets deal with a rat at Fenway.
  • Stratton pitches 2-hitter, Giants top Rockies to end skid

    Stratton pitches 2-hitter, Giants top Rockies to end skid

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:55:11 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-09-15 14:08:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Avelar). San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton (34) throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar). San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton (34) throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
    Chris Stratton pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout, Austin Slater backed him with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants snapped an 11-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 2-0.
    Chris Stratton pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout, Austin Slater backed him with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants snapped an 11-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 2-0.
  • Davis hits 42nd homer, Athletics beat Rays 2-1 in 10 innings

    Davis hits 42nd homer, Athletics beat Rays 2-1 in 10 innings

    Friday, September 14 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-09-15 02:44:53 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-09-15 13:58:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Oakland Athletics pitcher Blake Treinen, left, celebrates with catcher Jonathan Lucroy after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 during a baseball game Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Oakland Athletics pitcher Blake Treinen, left, celebrates with catcher Jonathan Lucroy after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 during a baseball game Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Khris Davis hit his 42nd homer in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay 2-1 on Friday night.
    Khris Davis hit his 42nd homer in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay 2-1 on Friday night.
  • Buehler, Dodgers blank Cards to draw even in wild-card race

    Buehler, Dodgers blank Cards to draw even in wild-card race

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:04:56 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Billy Hurst). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Billy Hurst). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in St. Louis.
    Rookie Walker Buehler allowed two hits in eight innings, Yasiel Puig homered twice and the Los Angeles Dodgers drew even with the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL wild-card race with a 3-0 victory.
    Rookie Walker Buehler allowed two hits in eight innings, Yasiel Puig homered twice and the Los Angeles Dodgers drew even with the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL wild-card race with a 3-0 victory.
  • Cubs reliever Pedro Strop to miss rest of regular season

    Cubs reliever Pedro Strop to miss rest of regular season

    Friday, September 14 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:44:51 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:07:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop (46) throws the ball against the Milwaukee Brewers during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-0.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop (46) throws the ball against the Milwaukee Brewers during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-0.
    Cubs reliever Pedro Strop will miss the rest of the regular season with a left hamstring strain, leaving the NL Central leaders with major questions at the back end of their bullpen.
    Cubs reliever Pedro Strop will miss the rest of the regular season with a left hamstring strain, leaving the NL Central leaders with major questions at the back end of their bullpen.
  • Rockies chasing 1st division title in tight NL West race

    Rockies chasing 1st division title in tight NL West race

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:14:35 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-09-14 22:19:14 GMT
    (AP Foto/David Zalubowski). Nolan Arenado pega un jonrón solitario por los Rockies de Colorado ante los Diamondbacks de Arizona en el primer inning dekl duelo del jueves 13 de septiembre de 2018, en Denver.(AP Foto/David Zalubowski). Nolan Arenado pega un jonrón solitario por los Rockies de Colorado ante los Diamondbacks de Arizona en el primer inning dekl duelo del jueves 13 de septiembre de 2018, en Denver.
    The Colorado Rockies are on top of a tight NL West race as they try to capture their first division title.
    The Colorado Rockies are on top of a tight NL West race as they try to capture their first division title.
  • LEADING OFF: Indians can clinch, Cubs' new closer hurt

    LEADING OFF: Indians can clinch, Cubs' new closer hurt

    Friday, September 14 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-09-14 06:55:33 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-09-14 16:16:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez reacts as he runs around the bases after his home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in St. Petersburg, F...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez reacts as he runs around the bases after his home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in St. Petersburg, F...
    LEADING OFF: Indians can clinch, Cubs' new closer hurt, Scherzer faces Braves, Diamondbacks in Houston.
    LEADING OFF: Indians can clinch, Cubs' new closer hurt, Scherzer faces Braves, Diamondbacks in Houston.
  • Machado drives in 3 runs, Dodgers top Cardinals 9-7

    Machado drives in 3 runs, Dodgers top Cardinals 9-7

    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-09-14 03:23:59 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:25:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Billy Hurst). Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado points skyward after hitting a home run off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher John Brebbia during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Billy Hurst). Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado points skyward after hitting a home run off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher John Brebbia during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in St. Louis.
    Manny Machado homered and drove in three runs to back Clayton Kershaw, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-7 in the opener of a four-game series between playoff contenders.
    Manny Machado homered and drove in three runs to back Clayton Kershaw, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-7 in the opener of a four-game series between playoff contenders.
  • Red Sox sweep Blue Jays, move closer to AL East crown

    Red Sox sweep Blue Jays, move closer to AL East crown

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-09-14 02:59:20 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:19:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez celebrates his solo home run as he crosses the plate in the second inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez celebrates his solo home run as he crosses the plate in the second inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Boston.
    J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Boston Red Sox moved closer to clinching the AL East title, completing a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory.
    J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Boston Red Sox moved closer to clinching the AL East title, completing a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory.
  • Arenado, Story homer to help Rockies beat Diamondbacks 10-3

    Arenado, Story homer to help Rockies beat Diamondbacks 10-3

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:47:46 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:08:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his solo home run off Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Matt Koch in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his solo home run off Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Matt Koch in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Denver.
    Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story homered, Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 to extend their NL West lead.
    Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story homered, Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 to extend their NL West lead.
  • Frazier hits walk-off homer, Mets win 2 over Marlins

    Frazier hits walk-off homer, Mets win 2 over Marlins

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:48:09 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-09-14 09:49:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets' Todd Frazier follows through on a walkoff home run during the ninth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets' Todd Frazier follows through on a walkoff home run during the ninth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York.
    Michael Conforto and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back homers with two outs in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets stunned the Miami Marlins 4-3 in the first game of a doubleheader.
    Michael Conforto and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back homers with two outs in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets stunned the Miami Marlins 4-3 in the first game of a doubleheader.
  • Baez's bunt single lifts Cubs past Nationals in 10 innings

    Baez's bunt single lifts Cubs past Nationals in 10 innings

    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-09-14 00:28:45 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-09-14 09:49:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) looks at manager Joe Maddon, left, as Maddon claps for the team at the start of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Nationals Park in ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) looks at manager Joe Maddon, left, as Maddon claps for the team at the start of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Nationals Park in ...
    Javier Baez delivered the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 in a makeup of a game postponed earlier in the week.
    Javier Baez delivered the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 in a makeup of a game postponed earlier in the week.
  • David Wright to make likely final start for Mets on Sept. 29

    David Wright to make likely final start for Mets on Sept. 29

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:54:29 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-09-14 09:37:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets third baseman David Wright speak during a news conference before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets third baseman David Wright speak during a news conference before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York.
    The New York Mets said that third baseman David Wright will return for the team's final homestand on Sept. 29.
    The New York Mets said that third baseman David Wright will return for the team's final homestand on Sept. 29.
  • No. 2 Clemson forges ahead, playing game with storm looming

    No. 2 Clemson forges ahead, playing game with storm looming

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:21:20 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-09-14 00:16:46 GMT
    Presbyterian of the FCS Big South Conference has cancelled its Saturday game with Stetson due to Hurricane Florence.
    Presbyterian of the FCS Big South Conference has cancelled its Saturday game with Stetson due to Hurricane Florence.
  • LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks-Rockies, Dodgers-Cards, Cubs in DC

    LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks-Rockies, Dodgers-Cards, Cubs in DC

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-09-13 07:18:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:34:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu follows the flight of his two-run, walkoff home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Denver. The Roc...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu follows the flight of his two-run, walkoff home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Denver. The Roc...
    LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks-Rockies finale, unhappy Cubs go to Washington, Kershaw deals against Cards, A's look to extend streak.
    LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks-Rockies finale, unhappy Cubs go to Washington, Kershaw deals against Cards, A's look to extend streak.
  • LeMahieu hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rox beat D-backs 5-4

    LeMahieu hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rox beat D-backs 5-4

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:14:09 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:34:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu celebrates as he circles the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, i...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu celebrates as he circles the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, i...
    DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run homer off reliever Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth and the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4.
    DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run homer off reliever Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth and the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4.
  • Brewers beat Cubs 5-1 to move within 1 game in NL Central

    Brewers beat Cubs 5-1 to move within 1 game in NL Central

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-09-13 03:48:04 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:22:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Milwaukee Brewers' Curtis Granderson (28) celebrates after he hit a home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Milwaukee Brewers' Curtis Granderson (28) celebrates after he hit a home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Chicago.
    Curtis Granderson homered, tripled and scored three runs, Lorenzo Cain added three hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 to move within a game of the NL Central lead.
    Curtis Granderson homered, tripled and scored three runs, Lorenzo Cain added three hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 to move within a game of the NL Central lead.
  • Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since '46, beat Jays 1-0

    Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since '46, beat Jays 1-0

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:22:40 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-09-13 13:17:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). "100 Wins" is posted on the outfield display after the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 for their 100th win of the season after a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). "100 Wins" is posted on the outfield display after the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 for their 100th win of the season after a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.
    The Boston Red Sox reached 100 wins for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II in the 1946 season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 as David Price won his sixth straight decision.
    The Boston Red Sox reached 100 wins for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II in the 1946 season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 as David Price won his sixth straight decision.
  • Odorizzi takes no-hit bid into 8th as Twins top Yankees 3-1

    Odorizzi takes no-hit bid into 8th as Twins top Yankees 3-1

    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:28:25 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-09-13 09:58:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Jake Odorizzi's no-hit bid was broken up when Greg Bird hit a run-scoring double with one out in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Yankees 3-1 to take two of three from New York.
    Jake Odorizzi's no-hit bid was broken up when Greg Bird hit a run-scoring double with one out in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Yankees 3-1 to take two of three from New York.
  • APNewsBreak: Yanks still under threshold; Red Sox, Nats over

    APNewsBreak: Yanks still under threshold; Red Sox, Nats over

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:44:55 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-09-13 07:25:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge takes batting practice before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge takes batting practice before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    APNewsBreak: The New York Yankees are set to achieve their goal of coming under baseball's luxury tax threshold for the first time since the penalty started in 2003.
    APNewsBreak: The New York Yankees are set to achieve their goal of coming under baseball's luxury tax threshold for the first time since the penalty started in 2003.
  • Athletics use 10-run 3rd inning to beat Orioles 10-0

    Athletics use 10-run 3rd inning to beat Orioles 10-0

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:13:05 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:28:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman, right, doubles in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Austin Wynns and umpire Bill Miller in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Baltimore. Nick Martini and Jon...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman, right, doubles in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Austin Wynns and umpire Bill Miller in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Baltimore. Nick Martini and Jon...
    Matt Olson homered during a 10-run third inning in which the first 11 batters reached base, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-0 for their sixth straight victory.
    Matt Olson homered during a 10-run third inning in which the first 11 batters reached base, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-0 for their sixth straight victory.
  • Marlins-Mets doubleheader bumped back after 5 1/2 hour delay

    Marlins-Mets doubleheader bumped back after 5 1/2 hour delay

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-09-13 03:07:40 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:22:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Fans wait during a rain delay for the start of the first game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Fans wait during a rain delay for the start of the first game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in New York.
    The New York Mets and Miami Marlins have bumped their doubleheader back a day after the opener of Wednesday's scheduled twinbill was delayed by rain for 5 hours, 35 minutes.
    The New York Mets and Miami Marlins have bumped their doubleheader back a day after the opener of Wednesday's scheduled twinbill was delayed by rain for 5 hours, 35 minutes.
  • Odorizzi's no-hit bid vs Yankees broken up in 8th inning

    Odorizzi's no-hit bid vs Yankees broken up in 8th inning

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:07:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-09-13 03:55:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws against the New York Yankees in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws against the New York Yankees in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi is working on a no-hitter through six innings against the New York Yankees.
    Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi is working on a no-hitter through six innings against the New York Yankees.
  • Braves top reeling Giants 2-1, inch closer to division crown

    Braves top reeling Giants 2-1, inch closer to division crown

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:36:25 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:35:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Atlanta Braves' Tyler Flowers makes it safely to first base as San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) looks for the ruling from umpire Jeremie Rehak during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Atlanta Braves' Tyler Flowers makes it safely to first base as San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) looks for the ruling from umpire Jeremie Rehak during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2...
    Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves moved closer to clinching the NL East with a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
    Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves moved closer to clinching the NL East with a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
  • Oklahoma QB Murray's strong play moves focus from baseball

    Oklahoma QB Murray's strong play moves focus from baseball

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:23:32 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:59:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws during an NCAA college football game against UCLA, in Norman, Okla. The pressure on Murray just increased now that running ba...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws during an NCAA college football game against UCLA, in Norman, Okla. The pressure on Murray just increased now that running ba...
    Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray's strong play moves focus away from baseball, throwing 5 touchdowns and rushing for 2 TDs for 2-0 Sooners.
    Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray's strong play moves focus away from baseball, throwing 5 touchdowns and rushing for 2 TDs for 2-0 Sooners.
  • A pitcher for NL MVP? The numbers make a compelling case

    A pitcher for NL MVP? The numbers make a compelling case

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:24:08 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-09-12 22:53:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - From left are 2018 file photos showing New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom,  Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pi...(AP Photo/File). FILE - From left are 2018 file photos showing New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pi...
    Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola for NL MVP? The numbers make a compelling case.
    Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola for NL MVP? The numbers make a compelling case.
  • Rays' Snell loses no-hit bid against Indians in 7th

    Rays' Snell loses no-hit bid against Indians in 7th

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:08:42 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:24:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Blake Snell pitches to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Blake Snell pitches to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell has no-hitter through 6 innings against AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians.
    Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell has no-hitter through 6 innings against AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians.
  • Angels nearly get no-hitter from bullpen, beat Rangers 1-0

    Angels nearly get no-hitter from bullpen, beat Rangers 1-0

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-09-12 05:18:30 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-09-12 15:51:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Blake Parker reacts after giving up the first hit of the game to the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Blake Parker reacts after giving up the first hit of the game to the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.
    The Angels turned a bullpen game into a near no-hitter.
    The Angels turned a bullpen game into a near no-hitter.
  • MLB commemorates 9/11 anniversary with ballpark ceremonies

    MLB commemorates 9/11 anniversary with ballpark ceremonies

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-09-12 04:28:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-09-12 15:50:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets joins members of the New York police and fire departments on the field for pregame ceremonies before a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets joins members of the New York police and fire departments on the field for pregame ceremonies before a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York.
    Major League Baseball is commemorating the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with ceremonies at ballparks all across the country.
    Major League Baseball is commemorating the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with ceremonies at ballparks all across the country.
  • Red Sox become 1st team in majors to clinch playoff spot

    Red Sox become 1st team in majors to clinch playoff spot

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-09-12 02:30:32 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-09-12 15:50:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt, right, celebrates with Tzu-Wei Lin (30) and Eduardo Nunez, center, after his pinch-hit, three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Ryan Tepera during the seventh inning of a baseball g...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt, right, celebrates with Tzu-Wei Lin (30) and Eduardo Nunez, center, after his pinch-hit, three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Ryan Tepera during the seventh inning of a baseball g...
    The Boston Red Sox have become the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season.
    The Boston Red Sox have become the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season.
  • LEADING OFF: Brewers chase Cubs, Reds try to blank Dodgers

    LEADING OFF: Brewers chase Cubs, Reds try to blank Dodgers

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-09-12 03:45:36 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-09-12 07:12:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez (9) and shortstop Addison Russell (27) celebrate their 3-0 win against the Milwaukee Brewers in a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez (9) and shortstop Addison Russell (27) celebrate their 3-0 win against the Milwaukee Brewers in a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Chicago.
    LEADING OFF: Brewers chase Cubs, Reds try to blank Dodgers, Alonso makes it to Citi Field.
    LEADING OFF: Brewers chase Cubs, Reds try to blank Dodgers, Alonso makes it to Citi Field.
  • A's left-hander Manaea to undergo season-ending surgery

    A's left-hander Manaea to undergo season-ending surgery

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-09-11 21:36:30 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-09-12 07:00:44 GMT
    Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea will have season-ending surgery on his left shoulder next week.
    Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea will have season-ending surgery on his left shoulder next week.
  • Marlins hand deGrom latest hard-luck loss, beat Mets 5-3

    Marlins hand deGrom latest hard-luck loss, beat Mets 5-3

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-09-12 02:30:59 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-09-12 06:39:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) delivers a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) delivers a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York.
    Jacob deGrom took his latest hard-luck loss in a record-setting season, getting outpitched by Jose Urena as the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-3.
    Jacob deGrom took his latest hard-luck loss in a record-setting season, getting outpitched by Jose Urena as the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-3.
  • Angels' combined no-hit bid broken up in eighth inning

    Angels' combined no-hit bid broken up in eighth inning

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-09-12 04:20:19 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-09-12 04:59:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jim Johnson throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jim Johnson throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.
    Five pitchers have combined to throw six hitless innings for the Los Angeles Angels against the Texas Rangers.
    Five pitchers have combined to throw six hitless innings for the Los Angeles Angels against the Texas Rangers.
  • Chris Sale returns to Red Sox with scoreless inning vs Jays

    Chris Sale returns to Red Sox with scoreless inning vs Jays

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-09-12 00:35:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-09-12 03:39:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.
    Chris Sale pitched a scoreless inning for the Boston Red Sox in his first start since going on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation.
    Chris Sale pitched a scoreless inning for the Boston Red Sox in his first start since going on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation.
  • Blue Jays OF Grichuk back 2 days after colliding with chair

    Blue Jays OF Grichuk back 2 days after colliding with chair

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-09-11 23:42:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-09-12 02:31:46 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays trainer Nikki Huffman treats Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk (15) after he collided with a security guard in foul territory during fourth inning baseball action against the Cleveland Indi...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays trainer Nikki Huffman treats Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk (15) after he collided with a security guard in foul territory during fourth inning baseball action against the Cleveland Indi...
    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk is back in the lineup, two days after he crashed face-first into a guard's metal chair. Grichuk as starting in right field and batting fifth as the Blue Jays played at...
    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk is back in the lineup, two days after he crashed face-first into a guard's metal chair. Grichuk as starting in right field and batting fifth as the Blue Jays played at Boston.
  • LEADING OFF: MLB remembers 9/11; Donaldson, Sale return

    LEADING OFF: MLB remembers 9/11; Donaldson, Sale return

    Monday, September 10 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-09-11 00:59:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-09-11 18:03:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Cleveland Indians' Josh Donaldson awaits his turn in the batting cage before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Blue J...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Cleveland Indians' Josh Donaldson awaits his turn in the batting cage before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Blue J...
    LEADING OFF: MLB remembers 9/11; Donaldson, Sale return, shaky weather in the forecast.
    LEADING OFF: MLB remembers 9/11; Donaldson, Sale return, shaky weather in the forecast.
  • Brewers trim Cubs' NL Central lead to 1 with 3-2 win

    Brewers trim Cubs' NL Central lead to 1 with 3-2 win

    Monday, September 10 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-09-11 03:40:01 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-11 14:18:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Young). Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain, right, celebrates scoring a run against the Chicago Cubs with teammate Mike Moustakas during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Jim Young). Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain, right, celebrates scoring a run against the Chicago Cubs with teammate Mike Moustakas during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Chicago.
    Lorenzo Cain shines as Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs 3-2 to pull within 1 game of NL Central lead.
    Lorenzo Cain shines as Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs 3-2 to pull within 1 game of NL Central lead.
  • Verlander saluted back at Comerica, Astros beat Tigers 3-2

    Verlander saluted back at Comerica, Astros beat Tigers 3-2

    Monday, September 10 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-09-11 01:31:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-09-11 14:17:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Duane Burleson). Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Duane Burleson). Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Detroit.
    Justin Verlander made it seem like old times at Comerica Park, drawing several big cheers and pitching seven sharp innings in his return to his former home while leading the Houston Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2.
    Justin Verlander made it seem like old times at Comerica Park, drawing several big cheers and pitching seven sharp innings in his return to his former home while leading the Houston Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2.
  • Case against officer who killed neighbor to go to grand jury

    Case against officer who killed neighbor to go to grand jury

    Monday, September 10 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-09-10 05:22:29 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-09-11 06:40:44 GMT
    (Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer, was arrested Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, on a manslaughter warrant in the shooting of a black man...(Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer, was arrested Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, on a manslaughter warrant in the shooting of a black man...
    A white Dallas police officer who says she mistook her black neighbor's apartment for her own when she fatally shot him has been arrested on a manslaughter charge.
    A white Dallas police officer who says she mistook her black neighbor's apartment for her own when she fatally shot him has been arrested on a manslaughter charge.
  • The Latest: Protesters speak out against Dallas shooting

    The Latest: Protesters speak out against Dallas shooting

    Monday, September 10 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-10 14:18:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-09-11 06:39:20 GMT
    (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings listens after talking to the congregation during a prayer service for Botham Jean at the Dallas West Church of Christ on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Dallas. Botham Jean was shot a...(Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings listens after talking to the congregation during a prayer service for Botham Jean at the Dallas West Church of Christ on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Dallas. Botham Jean was shot a...
    Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says an off-duty police officer charged in the shooting death of a neighbor had parked on the wrong floor of their apartment complex's parking garage.
    Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says an off-duty police officer charged in the shooting death of a neighbor had parked on the wrong floor of their apartment complex's parking garage.
  • Nationals-Phils rained out, traditional doubleheader Tuesday

    Nationals-Phils rained out, traditional doubleheader Tuesday

    Monday, September 10 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-09-11 00:31:08 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-09-11 03:56:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). A grounds crew member heats the infield of Citizens Bank Park before a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). A grounds crew member heats the infield of Citizens Bank Park before a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Philadelphia.
    The game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies was postponed because of rain.
    The game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies was postponed because of rain.
  • LEADING OFF: Verlander returns to Detroit, Cubs host Brewers

    LEADING OFF: Verlander returns to Detroit, Cubs host Brewers

    Sunday, September 9 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-09-10 02:51:21 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-09-10 18:40:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Washington.
    LEADING OFF: Justin Verlander returns to Detroit, weary Cubs host Brewers, Andrew Miller off DL.
    LEADING OFF: Justin Verlander returns to Detroit, weary Cubs host Brewers, Andrew Miller off DL.
  • Moreland walks off Red Sox to avoid sweep by Astros

    Moreland walks off Red Sox to avoid sweep by Astros

    Monday, September 10 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-09-10 04:14:45 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-09-10 18:40:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, bottom, celebrates his game-winning RBI single with Xander Bogaerts during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, bottom, celebrates his game-winning RBI single with Xander Bogaerts during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.
    Mitch Moreland singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 6-5 to avoid a three-game sweep in a matchup of AL division leaders.
    Mitch Moreland singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 6-5 to avoid a three-game sweep in a matchup of AL division leaders.
  • Blue Jays OF Grichuk hurt in collision with guard's chair

    Blue Jays OF Grichuk hurt in collision with guard's chair

    Sunday, September 9 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-09-09 19:06:02 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-09-09 20:17:54 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays trainer Nikki Huffman treats Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk (15) after he collided with a security guard in foul territory during fourth inning baseball action against the Cleveland Indi...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays trainer Nikki Huffman treats Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk (15) after he collided with a security guard in foul territory during fourth inning baseball action against the Cleveland Indi...
    Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk is being checked for a possible concussion after slamming face-first into a security guard's chair while chasing a foul ball. Grichuk had a swollen mark across his face as he...
    Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk is being checked for a possible concussion after slamming face-first into a security guard's chair while chasing a foul ball. Grichuk had a swollen mark across his face as he exited in Toronto against Cleveland.
  • LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom's Cy pitch

    LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom's Cy pitch

    Sunday, September 9 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-09-09 06:34:40 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-09-09 18:40:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi (16) is forced out at second base as Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) turns the double play on J.D. Martinez during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi (16) is forced out at second base as Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) turns the double play on J.D. Martinez during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom makes Cy Young pitch.
    LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom makes Cy Young pitch.
  • Lopez 3 outs shy of perfect game as Royals beat Twins 4-1

    Lopez 3 outs shy of perfect game as Royals beat Twins 4-1

    Saturday, September 8 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-09-09 02:34:19 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-09-09 16:12:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Kansas City Royals watch as pitcher Jorge Lopez, center, leaves after he was pulled in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. Lopez had a perfect game through eight ...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Kansas City Royals watch as pitcher Jorge Lopez, center, leaves after he was pulled in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. Lopez had a perfect game through eight ...
    Kansas City rookie Jorge Lopez came within three outs of a perfect game before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth inning and Robbie Grossman followed with a single in the Royals' 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins.
    Kansas City rookie Jorge Lopez came within three outs of a perfect game before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth inning and Robbie Grossman followed with a single in the Royals' 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins.
  • Swanson saves Braves in 10th for 5-4 win over Diamondbacks

    Swanson saves Braves in 10th for 5-4 win over Diamondbacks

    Sunday, September 9 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-09-09 04:50:12 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-09-09 16:01:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Arizona Diamondbacks Nick Ahmed (13) is tagged out at the plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki to end the baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. The Braves won 5-4 in 10 innings.(AP Photo/Matt York). Arizona Diamondbacks Nick Ahmed (13) is tagged out at the plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki to end the baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. The Braves won 5-4 in 10 innings.
    Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson made a diving stop on the outfield grass and cut down Nick Ahmed at home plate for the final out to preserve Atlanta's 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in 10 innings.
    Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson made a diving stop on the outfield grass and cut down Nick Ahmed at home plate for the final out to preserve Atlanta's 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in 10 innings.
  • Scherzer, Harper help Nats sweep rainy doubleheader vs Cubs

    Scherzer, Harper help Nats sweep rainy doubleheader vs Cubs

    Sunday, September 9 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-09-09 06:14:32 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-09-09 14:20:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper watches his two-run home run during the seventh inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper watches his two-run home run during the seventh inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Washington.
    Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Chicago Cubs 6-5 to sweep a doubleheader delayed more than 3½ hours by rain.
    Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Chicago Cubs 6-5 to sweep a doubleheader delayed more than 3½ hours by rain.
  • Bregman HR helps Astros top Red Sox 5-3; go for sweep Sunday

    Bregman HR helps Astros top Red Sox 5-3; go for sweep Sunday

    Saturday, September 8 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-09-08 23:49:12 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-09-09 07:26:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) celebrates his solo home run with Carlos Correa (1) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) celebrates his solo home run with Carlos Correa (1) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.
    Alex Bregman hit his 30th home run, Charlie Morton returned from the disabled list with five solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 for their seventh straight win.
    Alex Bregman hit his 30th home run, Charlie Morton returned from the disabled list with five solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 for their seventh straight win.
  • Murray's 5 total TDs lead No. 6 Oklahoma past UCLA 49-21

    Murray's 5 total TDs lead No. 6 Oklahoma past UCLA 49-21

    Saturday, September 8 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-09-08 20:52:45 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-09-09 06:47:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws in front of UCLA linebacker Jaelan Phillips (15) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws in front of UCLA linebacker Jaelan Phillips (15) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.
    Murray's 5 total TDs lead No. 6 Oklahoma past UCLA 49-21 despite RB Anderson's leg injury.
    Murray's 5 total TDs lead No. 6 Oklahoma past UCLA 49-21 despite RB Anderson's leg injury.
  • Mother wonders if race factored into son's death in Dallas

    Mother wonders if race factored into son's death in Dallas

    Saturday, September 8 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-09-08 16:16:27 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-09-09 03:28:19 GMT
    (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP). "Young King" Solomon Grayson, 6, looks over at a sign that reads "You Could be Botham Shem Jean" during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Jean at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters...(Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP). "Young King" Solomon Grayson, 6, looks over at a sign that reads "You Could be Botham Shem Jean" during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Jean at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters...
    The mother of a black Caribbean man who was fatally shot by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own wonders whether her son's race was a factor in his killing.
    The mother of a black Caribbean man who was fatally shot by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own wonders whether her son's race was a factor in his killing.
  • The Latest: Officer named in killing also shot a man in 2017

    The Latest: Officer named in killing also shot a man in 2017

    Saturday, September 8 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-09-08 18:34:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-09-09 03:28:00 GMT
    (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP). "Young King" Solomon Grayson, 6, looks over at a sign that reads "You Could be Botham Shem Jean" during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Jean at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters...(Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP). "Young King" Solomon Grayson, 6, looks over at a sign that reads "You Could be Botham Shem Jean" during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Jean at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters...
    Government leaders of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia say the shooting death in Dallas of an island native came as a "shock" and that embassy officials in the U.S. will provide assistance to the victim's...
    Government leaders of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia say the shooting death in Dallas of an island native came as a "shock" and that embassy officials in the U.S. will provide assistance to the victim's family.
  • LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom's Cy pitch

    LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom's Cy pitch

    Saturday, September 8 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-09-09 01:14:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-09-09 03:06:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi (16) is forced out at second base as Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) turns the double play on J.D. Martinez during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi (16) is forced out at second base as Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) turns the double play on J.D. Martinez during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom makes Cy Young pitch.
    LEADING OFF: Astros seek sweep in Boston, deGrom makes Cy Young pitch.
  • Royals rookie Lopez loses perfect game and no-hit bid in 9th

    Royals rookie Lopez loses perfect game and no-hit bid in 9th

    Saturday, September 8 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-09-09 01:24:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-09-09 02:29:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Kansas City Royals pitcher Jorge Lopez throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Kansas City Royals pitcher Jorge Lopez throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    The Kansas City Royals' Jorge Lopez is perfect through seven innings against the Minnesota Twins.
    The Kansas City Royals' Jorge Lopez is perfect through seven innings against the Minnesota Twins.
  • Wright thinks he will be cleared to rejoin Mets this year

    Wright thinks he will be cleared to rejoin Mets this year

    Saturday, September 8 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-09-09 00:34:18 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-09-09 01:16:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Mets' David Wright bats during a simulated baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Mets' David Wright bats during a simulated baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.
    Mets captain David Wright thinks he will be cleared to rejoin New York this season after an injury layoff of more than two years.
    Mets captain David Wright thinks he will be cleared to rejoin New York this season after an injury layoff of more than two years.
  • Shohei Ohtani homers again, Angels beat White Sox 5-2

    Shohei Ohtani homers again, Angels beat White Sox 5-2

    Friday, September 7 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-09-08 03:30:39 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-09-08 20:40:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) watches his three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) watches his three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago.
    Two-way star Shohei Ohtani homered for the third straight game after learning he will probably need Tommy John surgery, launching a three-run shot to cap the Los Angeles Angels' four-run third inning in a 5-2...
    Two-way star Shohei Ohtani homered for the third straight game after learning he will probably need Tommy John surgery, launching a three-run shot to cap the Los Angeles Angels' four-run third inning in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
  • Kershaw efficient, Dodgers pull closer to 1st-place Rockies

    Kershaw efficient, Dodgers pull closer to 1st-place Rockies

    Saturday, September 8 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-09-08 04:55:53 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-09-08 20:03:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig gestures as he crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig gestures as he crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Denver.
    Clayton Kershaw threw six effective innings, Kenta Maeda finished the ninth in place of All-Star closer Kenley Jansen and the Los Angeles Dodgers crept closer to the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies with a 4-2 win.
    Clayton Kershaw threw six effective innings, Kenta Maeda finished the ninth in place of All-Star closer Kenley Jansen and the Los Angeles Dodgers crept closer to the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies with a 4-2 win.
  • LEADING OFF: Ohtani slugging away with bad elbow, Gio debut

    LEADING OFF: Ohtani slugging away with bad elbow, Gio debut

    Friday, September 7 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-09-08 03:10:50 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-09-08 15:13:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) watches his three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) watches his three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago.
    LEADING OFF: Ohtani slugging away with bad elbow, Gio set for Brew debut, Buchholz rolling for D-backs.
    LEADING OFF: Ohtani slugging away with bad elbow, Gio set for Brew debut, Buchholz rolling for D-backs.
  • Eye got it: Orioles pitcher hit playing catch with football

    Eye got it: Orioles pitcher hit playing catch with football

    Friday, September 7 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-09-07 23:30:31 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-09-08 03:55:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess throws to a Kansas City Royals batter in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018.(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess throws to a Kansas City Royals batter in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018.
    Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess might miss a scheduled start after being hit in the eye while playing catch with a football.
    Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess might miss a scheduled start after being hit in the eye while playing catch with a football.
  • Red Sox to activate ace Chris Sale from DL, ease him back in

    Red Sox to activate ace Chris Sale from DL, ease him back in

    Friday, September 7 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-09-07 23:18:05 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-09-08 03:13:27 GMT
    The Boston Red Sox are ready to slowly ease ace Chris Sale back into action.
    The Boston Red Sox are ready to slowly ease ace Chris Sale back into action.
  • Angels' Ohtani plans to keep hitting, no decision on surgery

    Angels' Ohtani plans to keep hitting, no decision on surgery

    Friday, September 7 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-09-08 00:05:35 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-09-08 03:13:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani talks to the media before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani talks to the media before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago.
    Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani says he plans to finish this season as the team's designated hitter and hasn't decided yet if he'll have Tommy John surgery.
    Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani says he plans to finish this season as the team's designated hitter and hasn't decided yet if he'll have Tommy John surgery.
  • ChiSox ace prospect Kopech likely needs Tommy John surgery

    ChiSox ace prospect Kopech likely needs Tommy John surgery

    Friday, September 7 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-09-07 22:38:02 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-09-08 02:13:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Michael Kopech (34) throws against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Michael Kopech (34) throws against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Chicago.
    Chicago White Sox top pitching prospect Michael Kopech has an injured right elbow and probably will need Tommy John surgery that will cause him to be sidelined through the 2019 season.
    Chicago White Sox top pitching prospect Michael Kopech has an injured right elbow and probably will need Tommy John surgery that will cause him to be sidelined through the 2019 season.
  • Shapiro will 'shed no tears' for Indians' Chief Wahoo logo

    Shapiro will 'shed no tears' for Indians' Chief Wahoo logo

    Friday, September 7 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-09-07 19:50:42 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-09-07 23:18:28 GMT
    Former Indians executive Mark Shapiro will 'shed no tears' for outgoing Chief Wahoo logo.
    Former Indians executive Mark Shapiro will 'shed no tears' for outgoing Chief Wahoo logo.
  • Cubs come back to beat Nationals 6-4 in 10 innings

    Cubs come back to beat Nationals 6-4 in 10 innings

    Thursday, September 6 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-09-07 03:48:28 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-09-07 17:38:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Jesse Chavez, right, celebrates with catcher Victor Caratini (7) after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Washington. The Cubs won 6-4 in 10 innings.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Jesse Chavez, right, celebrates with catcher Victor Caratini (7) after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Washington. The Cubs won 6-4 in 10 innings.
    Pinch-hitter David Bote had an RBI double and scored in the 10th inning as the Chicago Cubs came back to beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 in the opener of a four-game series.
    Pinch-hitter David Bote had an RBI double and scored in the 10th inning as the Chicago Cubs came back to beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 in the opener of a four-game series.
  • Braves beat Diamondbacks 7-6 on wild pitch in 10th inning

    Braves beat Diamondbacks 7-6 on wild pitch in 10th inning

    Friday, September 7 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-09-07 06:08:10 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-09-07 14:44:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Atlanta Braves' Kurt Suzuki, right, celebrates his two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Johan Camargo (17) during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Atlanta Braves' Kurt Suzuki, right, celebrates his two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Johan Camargo (17) during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Phoenix.
    Dansby Swanson scored the go-ahead run on Yoshihisa Hirano's wild pitch in the 10th inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6.
    Dansby Swanson scored the go-ahead run on Yoshihisa Hirano's wild pitch in the 10th inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6.
  • LEADING OFF: Astros-Red Sox at Fenway, Dodgers visit Rockies

    LEADING OFF: Astros-Red Sox at Fenway, Dodgers visit Rockies

    Friday, September 7 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-09-07 05:42:23 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-09-07 13:56:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Houston Astros' George Springer (4) and Alex Bregman (4) celebrate at the plate after they both scored on a two-run home run by Bregman against the Minnesota Twins during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday Sept. 5, 2...(AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Houston Astros' George Springer (4) and Alex Bregman (4) celebrate at the plate after they both scored on a two-run home run by Bregman against the Minnesota Twins during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday Sept. 5, 2...
    LEADING OFF: Astros-Red Sox at Fenway, Dodgers visit Rockies in NL West showdown, Oakland eyes on Yankees-Mariners tussle, Snell seeks 18th win.
    LEADING OFF: Astros-Red Sox at Fenway, Dodgers visit Rockies in NL West showdown, Oakland eyes on Yankees-Mariners tussle, Snell seeks 18th win.
  • Indians remove Chief Wahoo from sleeve for series in Toronto

    Indians remove Chief Wahoo from sleeve for series in Toronto

    Thursday, September 6 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-09-07 01:13:26 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-09-07 06:29:26 GMT
    (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor celebrates with Jose Ramirez after he hit a leadoff home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Toronto.(Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor celebrates with Jose Ramirez after he hit a leadoff home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Toronto.
    The Cleveland Indians have removed the Chief Wahoo logo from the sleeve of their uniforms for a four-game series in Toronto.
    The Cleveland Indians have removed the Chief Wahoo logo from the sleeve of their uniforms for a four-game series in Toronto.
  • The Latest: Police identify victims in Cincinnati shooting

    The Latest: Police identify victims in Cincinnati shooting

    Thursday, September 6 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-09-06 22:58:43 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-09-06 23:04:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Emergency personnel and police respond to reports of an active shooter situation near Fountain Square, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in downtown Cincinnati.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Emergency personnel and police respond to reports of an active shooter situation near Fountain Square, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in downtown Cincinnati.
    A coroner says the three men killed in a Cincinnati office shooting ranged in age from 25 to 64.
    A coroner says the three men killed in a Cincinnati office shooting ranged in age from 25 to 64.
  • Cubs hold off Brewers 6-4, boost NL Central lead to 4 games

    Cubs hold off Brewers 6-4, boost NL Central lead to 4 games

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:10:16 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-09-06 17:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Chicago Cubs' Daniel Murphy hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Chicago Cubs' Daniel Murphy hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Daniel Murphy and Kyle Schwarber homered to back a solid start from Jose Quintana, and the Chicago Cubs held off the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 to avert a three-game sweep.
    Daniel Murphy and Kyle Schwarber homered to back a solid start from Jose Quintana, and the Chicago Cubs held off the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 to avert a three-game sweep.
  • Story hits 3 home runs for Rockies

    Story hits 3 home runs for Rockies

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:38:20 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-09-06 17:21:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story follows through on a solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story follows through on a solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Denver.
    Rockies SS Story hits a career-high three home runs.
    Rockies SS Story hits a career-high three home runs.
  • LEADING OFF: Acuna and Braves face Greinke in Arizona

    LEADING OFF: Acuna and Braves face Greinke in Arizona

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-09-06 02:58:32 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-09-06 17:21:23 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. hits a lead off homer against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Atlanta, Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018, in Atlanta.(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. hits a lead off homer against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Atlanta, Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018, in Atlanta.
    LEADING OFF: Acuna, Braves face Greinke in Arizona; Miller to throw bullpen as Indians chase 3rd straight AL Central crown; Cubs unsettled at closer.
    LEADING OFF: Acuna, Braves face Greinke in Arizona; Miller to throw bullpen as Indians chase 3rd straight AL Central crown; Cubs unsettled at closer.
  • A's back Fiers with balanced offense, beat Yankees 8-2

    A's back Fiers with balanced offense, beat Yankees 8-2

    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-09-06 05:36:17 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-09-06 17:21:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty breaks his bat on a two-run single against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty breaks his bat on a two-run single against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
    Stephen Piscotty hit a two-run single, Matt Chapman and Matt Olson each doubled in a run, and the Oakland Athletics jumped on the New York Yankees early for an 8-2 win.
    Stephen Piscotty hit a two-run single, Matt Chapman and Matt Olson each doubled in a run, and the Oakland Athletics jumped on the New York Yankees early for an 8-2 win.
  • Phillips' 2-out, 2-run HR in 9th lifts Bosox over Braves 9-8

    Phillips' 2-out, 2-run HR in 9th lifts Bosox over Braves 9-8

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-09-05 20:32:12 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-09-06 15:54:06 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Boston Red Sox's Brandon Phillips slides home safely to score past Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018, in Atlanta.(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Boston Red Sox's Brandon Phillips slides home safely to score past Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Brandon Phillips hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning, highlighting his long-awaited season debut and capping the biggest comeback by the Boston Red Sox this year for a 9-8 win over the Atlanta Braves.
    Brandon Phillips hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning, highlighting his long-awaited season debut and capping the biggest comeback by the Boston Red Sox this year for a 9-8 win over the Atlanta Braves.
  • After arm surgery recommended, Ohtani has big night at plate

    After arm surgery recommended, Ohtani has big night at plate

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-09-06 03:52:12 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-09-06 13:52:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ray Carlin). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani follows through on a two-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.(AP Photo/Ray Carlin). Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani follows through on a two-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.
    Shohei Ohtani homered twice on a huge night at the plate after getting bad news about his pitching arm, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 9-3.
    Shohei Ohtani homered twice on a huge night at the plate after getting bad news about his pitching arm, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 9-3.
  • Story hits 3 HRs, 1 a 500-footer, as Rockies top Giants 5-3

    Story hits 3 HRs, 1 a 500-footer, as Rockies top Giants 5-3

    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-09-06 05:26:51 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-09-06 13:52:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story follows the flight of his solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story follows the flight of his solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Denver.
    Trevor Story homered in his first three at-bats, including one projected at more than 500 feet, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3.
    Trevor Story homered in his first three at-bats, including one projected at more than 500 feet, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3.
  • Angels' Ohtani facing Tommy John surgery after new damage

    Angels' Ohtani facing Tommy John surgery after new damage

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-09-05 22:46:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-09-06 05:28:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sep. 2, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sep. 2, 2018, in Houston.
    The Los Angeles Angels say Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has new damage in his right elbow and Tommy John surgery has been recommended.
    The Los Angeles Angels say Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has new damage in his right elbow and Tommy John surgery has been recommended.
  • Jansen expected to miss Dodgers' weekend series in Colorado

    Jansen expected to miss Dodgers' weekend series in Colorado

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-09-05 22:11:48 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:18:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen gestures after the Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen gestures after the Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be without All-Star closer Kenley Jansen for a key weekend series with the Colorado Rockies after a team cardiologist recommended the right-hander not travel to Denver.
    The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be without All-Star closer Kenley Jansen for a key weekend series with the Colorado Rockies after a team cardiologist recommended the right-hander not travel to Denver.
  • White Sox say fan hit by foul back home with broken nose

    White Sox say fan hit by foul back home with broken nose

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-09-05 22:35:04 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-09-05 22:57:25 GMT
    The White Sox say a 32-year-old Chicago man was back home Wednesday recovering from a broken nose after being hit by a foul ball the previous night.
    The White Sox say a 32-year-old Chicago man was back home Wednesday recovering from a broken nose after being hit by a foul ball the previous night.
  • Mariners get into clubhouse brawl, then lose to Orioles 5-3

    Mariners get into clubhouse brawl, then lose to Orioles 5-3

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-09-05 07:24:51 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-09-05 16:48:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Froschauer). Seattle Mariners' Jean Segura, left, talks with Denard Span in the dugout after the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles during a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/John Froschauer). Seattle Mariners' Jean Segura, left, talks with Denard Span in the dugout after the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles during a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Seattle.
    A rough day for the Seattle Mariners that began with a clubhouse brawl ended with Baltimore rookie Renato Nunez and the Orioles rallying for a 5-3 win.
    A rough day for the Seattle Mariners that began with a clubhouse brawl ended with Baltimore rookie Renato Nunez and the Orioles rallying for a 5-3 win.
  • Baltimore Orioles to wear Braille jerseys to honor the blind

    Baltimore Orioles to wear Braille jerseys to honor the blind

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-09-05 16:02:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-09-05 16:17:21 GMT
    The Baltimore Orioles will don first-of-their kind big league Braille jerseys this month, for its first National Federation of the Blind Night.
    The Baltimore Orioles will don first-of-their kind big league Braille jerseys this month, for its first National Federation of the Blind Night.
  • LEADING OFF: Mariners brawl in clubhouse, Rizzo hurts foot

    LEADING OFF: Mariners brawl in clubhouse, Rizzo hurts foot

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-09-05 03:21:30 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-09-05 15:27:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez, center, smiles while being relieved against the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez, center, smiles while being relieved against the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Seattle.
    LEADING OFF: Mariners brawl in clubhouse, Rizzo hurts foot, Puig sits out, Franco ailing for Phillies, Bartolo back on mound.
    LEADING OFF: Mariners brawl in clubhouse, Rizzo hurts foot, Puig sits out, Franco ailing for Phillies, Bartolo back on mound.
  • Yankees homer twice late to beat Athletics 5-1

    Yankees homer twice late to beat Athletics 5-1

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-09-05 05:37:31 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-09-05 14:23:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). New York Yankees' Luke Voit celebrates after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Fernando Rodney during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). New York Yankees' Luke Voit celebrates after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Fernando Rodney during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.
    Luke Voit hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the eighth inning, Adeiny Hechavarria also went deep and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1.
    Luke Voit hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the eighth inning, Adeiny Hechavarria also went deep and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1.
  • Mariners players brawl in clubhouse before game vs Orioles

    Mariners players brawl in clubhouse before game vs Orioles

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-09-04 23:57:31 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-09-05 06:38:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura, right, throws to first base after forcing out Baltimore Orioles' Joey Rickard at second base in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Seattle. Segura completed...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura, right, throws to first base after forcing out Baltimore Orioles' Joey Rickard at second base in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Seattle. Segura completed...
    A brawl involving several players has broken out in the Seattle Mariners' clubhouse before a game at Safeco Field.
    A brawl involving several players has broken out in the Seattle Mariners' clubhouse before a game at Safeco Field.
  • Brewers rout Cubs 11-1, trim NL Central deficit to 3 games

    Brewers rout Cubs 11-1, trim NL Central deficit to 3 games

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-09-05 04:20:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-09-05 06:32:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Wade Miley pitches during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Wade Miley pitches during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Lorenzo Cain reached base five times, Wade Miley pitched six stingy innings and the Milwaukee Brewers romped past the Chicago Cubs 11-1 to climb within three games of the NL Central leaders.
    Lorenzo Cain reached base five times, Wade Miley pitched six stingy innings and the Milwaukee Brewers romped past the Chicago Cubs 11-1 to climb within three games of the NL Central leaders.
  • Fan injured by foul ball in Tigers' 8-3 win over White Sox

    Fan injured by foul ball in Tigers' 8-3 win over White Sox

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-09-05 04:09:42 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-09-05 05:29:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Detroit Tigers' Mikie Mahtook hits a two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Detroit Tigers' Mikie Mahtook hits a two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Chicago.
    A fan was hit in the face by a foul ball and bled profusely before walking to the first aid station, briefly delaying the Detroit Tigers' 8-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.
    A fan was hit in the face by a foul ball and bled profusely before walking to the first aid station, briefly delaying the Detroit Tigers' 8-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.
  • Ryan Howard officially retires from majors

    Ryan Howard officially retires from majors

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-09-04 23:08:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-09-05 00:45:59 GMT
    Ryan Howard has officially retired nearly two years after he last played in the majors with the Philadelphia Phillies.
    Ryan Howard has officially retired nearly two years after he last played in the majors with the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • LEADING OFF: Bregman streaking, Angels hopeful about Ohtani

    LEADING OFF: Bregman streaking, Angels hopeful about Ohtani

    Monday, September 3 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-09-04 00:27:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-09-04 16:21:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) watches his home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) watches his home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in Houston.
    LEADING OFF: Bregman streaking for Astros, Angels hopeful about Ohtani, Cards closer Norris gets a break.
    LEADING OFF: Bregman streaking for Astros, Angels hopeful about Ohtani, Cards closer Norris gets a break.
  • Nimmo's pinch-hit HR rallies Mets past LAD; deGrom gets ND

    Nimmo's pinch-hit HR rallies Mets past LAD; deGrom gets ND

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-09-04 04:02:49 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-09-04 15:28:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo). New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivers to Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo). New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivers to Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.
    Pinch-hitter Brandon Nimmo slugged a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning, rallying the New York Mets past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in Jacob deGrom's latest stellar no-decision.
    Pinch-hitter Brandon Nimmo slugged a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning, rallying the New York Mets past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in Jacob deGrom's latest stellar no-decision.
  • Lindor says Indians "dragging their feet" after loss to KC

    Lindor says Indians "dragging their feet" after loss to KC

    Monday, September 3 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-09-04 00:32:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-09-04 15:28:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jakob Junis delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jakob Junis delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Jakob Junis allowed two hits in seven shutout innings, Ryan O'Hearn homered twice and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
    Jakob Junis allowed two hits in seven shutout innings, Ryan O'Hearn homered twice and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
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