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Sims sharp, Braves score on crazy play, beat…

Rookie Lucas Sims pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Atlanta Braves scored on a crazy play that took three rundowns in 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners

Bryant nicked, lefty Rizzo plays 3B, Cubs beat…

Cubs star Kris Bryant exited after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, and lefty Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base as Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-9 for their seventh win in nine games

Austin Pruitt tries to pitch Rays to third…

The Tampa Bay Rays have rookie right-hander Austin Pruitt on the mound as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.

Justin Nicolino starts as Marlins stare down…

The Miami Marlins send left-hander Justin Nicolino to the mound Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Corbin, Martinez lead Diamondbacks to 7-4 win over Mets

J.D. Martinez hit an early three-run homer, Patrick Corbin pitched eight smooth innings to win his third straight stingy start and the Arizona Diamondbacks coasted past the sinking New York Mets 7-4

Hall of Fame baseball announcer Rafael 'Felo…

Rafael "Felo" Ramirez, a Hall of Fame baseball radio broadcaster who was the signature voice for millions of Spanish-speaking sports fans over three decades, has died

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Miller injury puts damper on Indians' bunt-error…

Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the ninth inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 in a matchup of first-place teams

Brad Ziegler: I've pitched in way harder rain…

Miami Marlins reliever Brad Ziegler says he wasn't worried about the rain that came along at the end of Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Francisco Lindor tips cap to Fister, knows…

Frankie after the 9-1 loss.

Sanchez homers twice, Tanaka sharp as Yanks rout Tigers 13-4

Gary Sanchez hit two home runs _ including a first-inning drive estimated at nearly 500 feet _ and Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven tidy innings in his return from the disabled list to lead the New York Yankees to a 13-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers

Baseball fans flock to minor league stadiums to…

Baseball fans in more than half a dozen cities will catch the solar eclipse at the ballpark as teams look to cash in with game-day viewing parties

LEADING OFF: Royals all set to watch eclipse on…

LEADING OFF: Royals all set to watch eclipse on day off

Tribe manager Terry Francona references Joe Dirt…

Tito after the 9-1 loss.

Cookie feels he left fastballs up & Boston took…

Carrasco after the 9-1 loss.

Rays hold on for 6-5 win over Blue Jays

Lucas Duda and Corey Dickerson homered in the first two innings and Chris Archer struck out 10 for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

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Bullpens looming large again for this year's…

Last year's Cleveland Indians were the latest team to show how important a good bullpen can be in the playoffs, but not everybody has a tireless star like Andrew Miller

Urena on Yelich's HR-robbing catch: That ball was…

Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Urena discusses his start and approach against the Phillies and what he thought of Christian Yelich's catch.

Don Mattingly on the importance of sweeping…

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly says the team is focused on winning each series it plays and that sweeping the doubleheader was a good step toward that.

Beltre homers, Hamels pitches Rangers to 5-3 win over Angels

Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer and Cole Hamels pitched seven effective innings as the Texas Rangers cooled off the Los Angeles Angels with a 5-3 victory

Christian Yelich: We're trying to control what we…

Craig Minervini chats with Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich after the Game 2 victory about his robbing of a HR and the team getting back to .500.

Gyorko: 'We've just got to start playing better'

Jedd Gyorko and the Cardinals appeared shell-shocked after losing big to the Padres on Tuesday.

Polanco hits 3-run HR in both games, Twins split with WSox

Jorge Polanco hit his second three-run homer of the day as the Minnesota Twins scored six times in the second inning and routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2 to split a doubleheader

Lynn: 'Pitching wins championships; We've got to…

Lance Lynn pitched admirably in Tuesday's loss to the Padres, but still was disappointed in his performance.

Alexander on Royals win: 'Big win for us'

Scott Alexander got the Royals out of a tough situation when closer Kelvin Herrera went down with the bases loaded in Tuesday's win over the Rockies.

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Pollock homers in 10th inning, Diamondbacks beat Mets 3-2

A.J. Pollock hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets

Duffy on Alexander's tough save situation: 'He's…

Danny Duffy said reliever Scott Alexander was 'the story of the game' for closing out a tough game against the Rockies.

Matheny bullpen allowing six runs in an inning…

Mike Matheny says he was short on options out of the bullpen in Tuesday's loss to the Padres.