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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

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

Rays look to bounce back against the Mariners

The Tampa Bay Rays look to bounce back against the Seattle Mariners with a victory on Saturday.

Justin Nicolino says offense picked him up with…

Miami Marlins left-hander Justin Nicolino discusses his start Friday night, saying the offense made his job a little easier by scoring early.

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

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

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Cubs place LHP Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list

Chicago Cubs place ace left-hander Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list with lat tightness, shoulder fatigue

Vance Worley gets the nod as Marlins look for 3rd…

The Miami Marlins send Vance Worley to the mound as they take on the Mets looking for their third straight victory.

Don Mattingly on hot stretch: We're trying to…

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly discusses the team's win over the Mets on Friday night and their approach as they continue to climb back toward .500.

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

Mazara homers, drives in 5 as Rangers top White…

Nomar Mazara drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Texas Rangers held on for a 9-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox

Zimmerman's homer lifts Nationals to 2-1 win vs…

Ryan Zimmerman homered with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the NL East-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory against the San Diego Padres

J.T. Realmuto on homering on mom's birthday, win…

Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto talks about hitting a home run on his mother's birthday -- with her in the stands -- after the win over the Mets.

Braves LIVE To Go: Reds' three-HR sixth too much…

Reds' three-HR sixth too much for Braves to overcome

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

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Team: Rally cat to return to Cardinals after…

The St. Louis Cardinals are taking claim to Rally Cat, the now-famous feline that darted across the field just before a grand slam

Terry Francona provides favorable update on Corey…

Tito doesn't think Corey Kluber will miss too much time with a mild ankle sprain.

Jay Bruce fitting right in with his new team

Jay Bruce goes long twice in 10-1 rout of the Royals.

Carpenter homers, Cardinals outlast Pirates 11-10

Matt Carpenter broke open the St. Louis Cardinals' 11-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates with a three-run home run in the second inning

Ned Yost on Ian Kennedy: 'He just didn't have his…

Ned Yost on the struggles of the Kansas City Royals' pitching staff: "It just happens. You've got to continue to battle every day. Luckily for us, we get a chance to come back tomorrow and play again."

Matt Carpenter: 'We feel as good as we've felt…

Matt Carpenter: "We feel as good as we've felt all year about contending and trying to win this division, and we're in position to do that."

Romano sharp as Reds hit 3 HRs in 6th, beat Braves 5-3

Adam Duvall's 2-run HR starts spree of 3 HRs in 6th inning as Sal Romano, Reds beat R.A. Dickey, Braves 5-3

Carlos Martinez wants to focus on improving in…

Carlos Martinez's plan for improving in the first inning: "Pitch the first inning as if it was the last inning."

Austin Pruitt on Mariners offense: 'They were…

Tampa Bay Rays right hander Austin Pruitt reacts to his start against the Seattle Mariners.

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Keuchel throws 7 shutout innings in Astros' 3-1 win over A's

Dallas Keuchel threw seven shutout innings, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1

Kevin Cash on Kevin Kiermaier's return: 'He…

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash reacts to the loss against the Seattle Mariners.

Mike Matheny on Cardinals' late-inning struggles…

Mike Matheny after the Cardinals' win over the Pirates: "Sometimes you've gotta figure out a way to scratch and claw your way to the end."