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Giants trade infielder Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

Infielder Eduardo Nunez was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Boston Red Sox for minor leaguer right-handers Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos

Bader doubles, slides home as Cards top Rockies 3…

Harrison Bader doubled leading off the ninth inning for his first major league hit and slid across the plate to score the winning run of his debut on Jedd Gyorko's short sacrifice fly, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Colorado Rockies 3-2

Rays, Orioles go at it early in series finale…

The Tampa Bay Rays try for a series win against the Baltimore Orioles as they finish up their homestand Wednesday.

Marlins finish up trip looking to bounce back…

The Miami Marlins and Texas Rangers finish up their series Thursday night in Arlington.

Royals beat Tigers 3-1 for 7th straight victory

Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 for their seventh consecutive victory

Davies, power bats launch Brewers over Nationals…

Zach Davies threw 7 2/3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 8-0

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Nats' Strasburg expected to make next start after…

The Nationals are hopeful that Stephen Strasburg will make his next scheduled start despite exiting Sunday's outing after two innings with pain in his forearm

Edwin Encarnacion reacts to first walk-off with…

Encarnacion after his game-winning blast.

Tito breaks down wild game, praises Zimmer…

Terry Francona after the 11-7 win.

Frazier's run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2

Todd Frazier had an unforgettable first at-bat in his home debut at Yankee Stadium, grounding into a rare run-scoring triple play as New York beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2

Royals get pitchers Cahill, Maurer, Buchter from…

The contending Kansas City Royals have acquired three pitchers from San Diego, getting starter Trevor Cahill, closer Brandon Maurer and reliever Ryan Buchter. The Royals gave up pitchers Matt Strahm and Travis Wood, minor leaguer Esteury Ruiz and cash

DeGrom wins 8th straight start, Mets hold off…

Jacob deGrom won his eighth straight start and the New York Mets held on when pinch-hitter Jabari Blash's bid for a game-winning home run was barely foul to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3. DeGrom (12-3) gave up two runs in eight innings, striking out eight

Bradley Zimmer looks back on huge night at plate…

Zimmer after the 11-7 win.

Reds' Devin Mesoraco praises Luis Castillo for…

Cincinnati Reds catcher praises his rookie pitcher Luis Castillo after his start against the New York Yankees.

Fisher, Morton lead Astros past Phillies 5-0

Fisher, Morton lead Houston Astros past Philadelphia Phillies 5-0

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Kershaw has back strain, not herniated disk like…

The Los Angeles Dodgers say they're encouraged that ace Clayton Kershaw's back problem doesn't seem as bad as his injury last year

Twins acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker from…

The Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league right-hander Huascar Ynoa

Chris Welsh eyes Max Scherzer potential in Reds…

Chris Welsh sees Max Scherzer-like potential in Reds rookie pitcher Luis Castillo.

Dan Straily: I left way too many pitches over the…

Miami Marlins right-hander Dan Straily discusses his start Tuesday night, saying he just didn't have it and couldn't execute anything against the Rangers.

Rays hang on for 5-4 win over Orioles

Tim Beckham's three-run homer capped a five-run inning for Tampa Bay and rookie Jake Faria pitched into the eighth inning Tuesday night to help the Rays snap a five-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

White Sox end 9-game slide with 3-1 win over Cubs

Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the crosstown rival Cubs at Wrigley Field

Contreras homers as Quintana, Cubs beat Cards…

Willson Contreras homers as Jose Quintana, Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 and tie Brewers for first place

Don Mattingly breaks down the loss to the Rangers

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly breaks down Tuesday's loss to the Rangers.

Jake Faria: I don't care how the outs come as…

Tampa Bay Rays rookie Jake Faria says he was pretty pleased with his start Tuesday night and that the defense came up big behind him.

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Valdez gets first win in 7 years, Jays beat Athletics 4-1

Cesar Valdez earns first win since big league debut in May, 2010, Blue Jays beat Athletics 4-1

Yankees win first series in 6 weeks, beat…

The New York Yankees won a series for the first time in six weeks when Aroldis Chapman struck out Ben Gamel with a runner on to preserve a 6-4 victory over Seattle, their third win in four games against the Mariners this weekend

LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw…

LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw aims at 16th