LEADING OFF: Stanton returns to Yanks, Machado…

LEADING OFF: Giancarlo Stanton returns to Yanks, Manny Machado appeals ban, Nick Hundley helps family with special ballpark tour, Padres set to debut another starting pitcher

Beede earns 1st big league victory, Giants edge…

Tyler Beede allowed one run over six innings to earn his first big-league victory and the San Francisco Giants defeated the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the opener of a four-game set between the NL West rivals

Tanaka Ks 10 in 2-hitter, Yankees blank Rays 3-0…

Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts for his fourth major league shutout, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 to increase their slim lead in the AL East

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Porcello pitches Red Sox past Berrios and Twins 2…

Porcello pitches 7 scoreless innings vs. Twins as Red Sox top Twins 2-0 to stretch win streak to 6

LEADING OFF: Encarnación in, Frazier out in N…

LEADING OFF: Encarnación in, Frazier out for Yankees; Braves roll to NL East lead; DeJong powering Cardinals; Clevinger set for return from IL

Dodgers edge Cubs 3-2 with late-game heroics

Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch for the game's final out, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2

Padres, Rockies score modern-era most 92 runs in…

The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era record by combining for 92 runs in a four-game series, with San Diego pitcher Matt Strahm drawing a pinch-hit, bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to rally past Colorado 14-13

Maldonado wears Father's Day tie, leads Royals…

Martín Maldonado celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6

Paxton effective as Yanks gain series split with…

James Paxton pitched six effective innings, Brett Gardner and Austin Romine each had four RBIs and the New York Yankees cruised past the Chicago White Sox 10-3

Tampa Bay try: Rays expand roles for 2-way…

The Tampa Bay Rays pioneered the pitching strategy of using relievers as openers

Mariners lose to A's 11-2; Encarnación traded to…

Frankie Montas posted his team-leading ninth win and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on a night the Mariners traded AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación to the Yankees

Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over…

Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers

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Hernández delivers 2-run single, Phillies rally…

César Hernández singled in two runs off Luke Jackson in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a one-run deficit to snap the Atlanta Braves' eight-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.64…

A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.64 million

Morton's streak ends as Angels beat Rays 5-3

Charlie Morton lost for the first time in 22 starts as David Fletcher, Justin Bour and Kevan Smith homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday