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MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive…

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez

Sabathia strong in return from DL, Yankees beat…

Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo shot and CC Sabathia pitched six strong innings in his return from the disabled list as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3

Kelly slam, Phillies beat Giants 12-9 to end 6-game skid

Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly had a grand slam, Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the San Francisco Giants 12-9

LEADING OFF: Granderson joins Dodgers, trio goes…

LEADING OFF: Granderson could join Dodgers after late trade; Sale, Greinke, Vargos go for 15th wins, Holland back in Texas with White Sox

Sano homers twice as Twins pound D-backs 10-3

Miguel Sano hits 2 of Twins' 6 homers in 10-3 win over Diamondbacks

Aguilar's go-ahead HR in 9th lifts Brewers over Rockies 6-3

Pinch-hitter Jesus Aguilar connected for a go-ahead home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 for their fifth win in six games

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Kluber leaves start early as Indians romp past…

Corey Kluber was dominant before leaving with an undisclosed injury, and Jay Bruce homered twice to help the Indians beat the Royals 10-1

Gonzalez returns from DL, Dodgers top Tigers 8-5

Chris Taylor doubled twice among his four hits, and the Los Angeles Dodgers welcomed Adrian Gonzalez back from the disabled list with another victory, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-5

Trout, Valbuena each hit 2 HRs as Angels beat Orioles 5-1

Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena each hit two home runs off Kevin Gausman, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 for their eighth win in 10 games

Jake Arrieta, Javier Baez lead Cubs over Blue…

Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh and allowed just one run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 in a rare interleague matchup

Montero shuts down Marlins in Mets' 8-1 win

Rafael Montero pitched six strong innings in his best effort of the season, Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each hit long two-run homers to help the New York Mets snap a five-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over the Miami Marlins

Berrios shuts out D-backs through 7 as Twins win

Jose Berrios threw seven innings for his 11th win to lead Minnesota over Arizona 5-0 to help the Twins keep pace in the AL wild card race

Frazier HR, 3 hits, Pirates top Cards 6-4 to end 6-game skid

Adam Frazier homered, doubled and singled as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 to end a six-game losing streak

Gennett hits grand slam, Reds beat Braves 11-8

Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds beat struggling Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 11-8

McHugh throws 6 innings in Astros' 3-0 win over A's

Collin McHugh threw six innings, Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run single, and the Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-0

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Haniger, Cruz homer in Mariners' 7-6 win over Rays

Mitch Haniger hit a grand slam, Nelson Cruz added his 31st home run and the Seattle Mariners rolled to their fourth straight win, a 7-6 decision over the Tampa Bay Rays

Grace replaces Scherzer, Nationals beat Padres 7-1

Matt Grace pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in place of injured Max Scherzer and Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer and drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 7-1

Moore pitches into 8th, Giants beat Phillies 10-2

Matt Moore took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to win for the first time in nearly two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2

Rockies back Marquez with 3 HRs, beat Brewers 8-4

Charlie Blackmon hit his sixth leadoff home run of the season, German Marquez won for the first time in three weeks and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4

Delmonico's inside-park HR lifts White Sox over Rangers 4-3

Nicky Delmonico lined an inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning, his second go-ahead homer of the game, and the Chicago White Sox stopped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers