The New York Mets have signed free agent Jose Bautista, getting the former home run champion two days after he was cut by the Atlanta Braves. The 37-year-old Bautista went right into the starting lineup against Miami, hitting a double in his first at-bat.
Kendrys Morales hit a two-run home run, J.A. Happ won his second straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays burst to a five-run first-inning lead in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on that stopped a four-game losing streak
Pinch-hitter Carlos Gonzalez drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning and the Colorado Rockies edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1
Daniel Mengden allowed two hits over seven shutout innings to win his second straight start and lead the Oakland Athletics over the Toronto Blue Jays 9-2 to complete a four-game sweep
Jack Flaherty struck out a career-high 13 to earn his first major league win and Tyler O'Neill homered as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1
Veteran Washington Nationals infielder-outfielder Howie Kendrick tore his right Achilles tendon in the opener of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will miss the rest of the season