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LEADING OFF: Bruising Nats host battered Mets…

LEADING OFF: Turner, bruising Nationals host battered Mets, Cubs visit Fenway, Phillies take 6-game winning streak into Dodger Stadium

Harper homers in 11-run 7th, Turner, Nats rout…

Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as part of an 11-run seventh inning, Trea Turner had another big game at Coors Field and the Washington Nationals routed the Colorado Rockies 16-5

Report: Group led by Jeter, Jeb Bush wins auction…

A group of buyers led by Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter has reportedly won the auction to become the new owners of the Miami Marlins.

Nolasco, Norris lead Angels to 2-1 win over Athletics

Nolasco has strong start and Norris continues to impress in closer role as Angels beat Athletics 2-1 for series sweep

Ground broken for Jackie Robinson Museum after 10…

Ground has been broken in New York City for the Jackie Robinson Museum after a 10-year wait caused by the Great Recession

Bud Selig says he's overwhelmed by visit to Hall…

Bud Selig overwhelmed by his latest visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Ichiro Becomes Oldest Player in Ten Years to Hit…

At 43 years, 179 days old, Ichiro Suzuki became the oldest player to homer since Julio Franco (48 years old) in 2007.

Walker strikes out 11, Diamondbacks beat Padres 6-2

Taijuan Walker matched a career high with 11 strikeouts in eight effective innings, Chris Owings hit a pair of solo homers and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 6-2

LEADING OFF: Sale vs Yanks; Thor vs Dickey…

LEADING OFF: Sale faces Yankees; Thor vs. Dickey; Senzatela goes for fourth win; Urias returns to Dodgers; doubleheader in St. Louis; injuries pile up around majors

Felix Hernandez has 'dead arm,' will be checked…

Mariners star Felix Hernandez is going back to Seattle to have a stiff right shoulder checked by team doctors after lasting only two innings in his start at Detroit

Lindor's 2-run blast in 7th leads Indians past Astros 4-3

Francisco Lindor hit a long two-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 4-3

Rays scratch starter, use 5 relievers to 2-hit…

Substitute starter Austin Pruitt combined with four other Tampa Bay relievers on a two-hitter, and the Rays capitalized on Wade Miley's wildness in a 2-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles

Urias makes solid 2017 debut as Dodgers beat Giants in 10

Run-scoring singles by Andrew Toles and Justin Turner in the 10th inning lead Dodgers to 5-1 victory against the San Francisco Giants after Los Angeles pitcher Julio Urias makes solid start in his 2017 debut

Hellickson fine, Phillies top Marlins 3-2 for 6th win in row

Jeremy Hellickson allowed one run over six innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Miami Marlins

Giants rally from 3 down to stun Dodgers 4-3 in 10 innings

Hunter Pence hit a game-winning sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3

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Schimpf powers Padres to 8-5 comeback win over Diamondbacks

Ryan Schimpf hit a go-ahead, three-run homer with one out in the top of the ninth inning to rally the San Diego Padres past the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5

Shoemaker gets 1st win since head injury, Angels top A's 8-5

Angels starter notches first win since taking line drive off head in September

Rangers avoid another series sweep with 14-3 win over Twins

Joey Gallo took a couple of hits to score the tiebreaking run, Ryan Rua connected for a grand slam and the Texas Rangers avoided another series sweep with a 14-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins

Orioles use 4-pitch walk in 11th inning to beat Rays 5-4

Seth Smith drew a bases-loaded walk from Danny Farquhar to force in the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4

Teheran solid, Gsellman stumbles and Mets lose 5th straight

Julio Teheran stifled the Mets into the seventh inning, Robert Gsellman staggered through a five-run first and the Atlanta Braves handed New York its fifth straight loss, 8-2

Paxton dominant as Mariners blank Tigers 8-0

James Paxton struck out nine in seven outstanding innings, and Nelson Cruz and Guillermo Heredia homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 8-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers

Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

Luis Severino pitched seven innings of three-hit, shutout ball and Aaron Judge celebrated his 25th birthday with a two-run homer and spectacular catch, carrying the surging New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox

Franco hits grand slam, Phillies beat Marlins 7-4

Maikel Franco hit his second grand slam of the month and led the Philadelphia Phillies to their fifth straight win, 7-4 over the Miami Marlins