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Umpires end protest, will meet with Commissioner…

Umpires' union to meet with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred

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

Blake Snell: I was in a good rhythm with Sucre…

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell says he felt like he was in a good rhythm with catcher Jesus Sucre all game Sunday afternoon.

Kevin Cash very impressed with Blake Snell's…

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Sunday's win over the Mariners and praises left-hander Blake Snell's seven shutout innings.

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

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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Kiermaier on homer to dead center: I don't do…

Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier chats with Rich Hollenberg about his lead-off home run and the performance from starter Blake Snell.

Andy MacPhail inducted into Twins Hall of Fame

The mastermind behind two Minnesota Twins world championships, Andy MacPhail was inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame on Sunday.

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

Tales from the minor leagues: Brewers' Augustine…

Jerry Augustine recalls his first crack at facing big-league talent while rehabbing a knee injury in the minors.

Adam Conley tries to help Marlins rebound against…

The Miami Marlins conclude their series against the New York Mets on Sunday night.

Blake Snell looks for 2nd straight win in finale…

The Tampa Bay Rays send left-hander Blake Snell to the mound as they finish up their series against the Seattle Mariners.

Roberto Perez on how he approaches clutch…

Ten of Roberto Perez's 19 RBI this season have come with two outs.

Trevor Bauer after his scoreless outing: 'It…

Trevor Bauer may have pitched well but he thinks he wasn't very sharp and credits his defense for picking him up.

Jake Odorizzi: This was one of those when I…

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi discusses his start Saturday night, saying he had no life on his fastball and no feel for his release point.

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Jason Vargas frustrated by inability to execute…

Jason Vargas remains confident in the Royals' chances: "We all know that when we get going and when we put good runs together, we're a pretty hard team to beat."

Kevin Cash liked offensive production despite loss

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Saturday's loss, saying the team was at least able to show some productivity in the loss.

Steven Souza Jr.: Tomorrow comes and we have to…

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. says the team showed it was able to fight until the end Saturday night in the loss the Mariners.

Logan Morrison: The offense showed signs of life

Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Logan Morrison says losing hurts but that it was good see the offense show some kind of life Saturday night.

Ned Yost says fatigue isn't the reason for…

Ned Yost says fatigue hasn't caused the struggles of the Royals' rotation: "I don't think it's fatigue. ... It's just a bit of a slump."

Paul DeJong reacts after hitting his 20th…

Paul DeJong: "You can't give away at-bats, even late in the game. ... Just gotta go out there and try to help the team win."

Matheny says Wacha 'couldn't find a real good…

Mike Matheny on Paul DeJong hitting his 20th homer: "Getting past that 20 for any player at any point in their career is a big deal, let alone a kid in his first season."

Brewer Banter: Neil Walker on first days with…

The Milwaukee Brewers' Neil Walker reflects on his whirlwind start with the franchise

Kevin Appier on his bobblehead: 'People said it's…

Royals Hall of Famer Kevin Appier shares the details on his many nicknames, which include Bob, Rkevin and his newest one, Bobblehead Bob.

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Jason Isringhausen on why so many athletes stay…

Jason Isringhausen on why so many athletes choose to remain in St. Louis after retiring: "It's a community where you're always somebody and you're always welcome."

Skip Schumaker talks smack after homering off…

Skip Schumaker after homering off Brad Thompson in the first annual St. Louis Legends Game: "This one I'll never forget. Ever."

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.