LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former…

LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss, Athletics expected to promote Puk, Wacha perfect vs Brewers, Red Sox get word on Sale's elbow injury, Hamilton joins Braves

Home run robbers get praise - and swag for spectacular plays

Thieves: Baseball's elite outfielders get praise - and swag from pitchers for making spectacular plays to rob home runs.

Diamondbacks score 3 in 8th to rally past Rockies, 5-3

Carson Kelly hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning, part of a three-run rally that sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers…

The Los Angeles Angels returned to Texas for the first time since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series at the Rangers last month, losing 8-7 in 11 innings after letting a six-run lead get away

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Grandal breaks up Cards' bid for combined…

Yasmani Grandal has ended the St. Louis Cardinals' bid for a combined no-hitter against the Milwaukee Brewers with a two-out double in the eighth inning

Harper's slam could be prelude to wild NL playoff…

Bryce Harper's game-ending grand slam could be prelude to wild NL playoff race

Yates escapes bases-loaded threat, Padres beat Reds 3-2

Kirby Yates fanned Eugenio Suarez with the bases loaded, preserving a 3-2 victory over the Reds that reminded the Padres of the importance of having a dependable closer

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 in MLB Little League Classic

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak…

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani hitting streak, Brewers-Cardinals matchup

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Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A's 4…

Zack Greinke threw seven smooth innings for his 200th win, pitching the first-place Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 4-1 to avoid a four-game sweep

Man Dies During Taco-Eating Contest

Taco Tuesday ended in tragedy at a minor league baseball game in California. A man taking part in a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game collapsed seven minutes into the competition and was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The coroner's office says 41-year-old Dana Hutchings apparently choked to...

Little Leaguers from New Jersey proud to be 'Troopers'

Little League World Series: Team from New Jersey's Elmora Youth League is called "the Troopers" for an officer who played in the league as a boy, then died on duty when he was hit by a vehicle during a traffic stop in 1992

Hampson's single in 10th rallies Rockies past Marlins, 7-6

Garrett Hampson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 7-6, completing a three-game sweep

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown…

Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the New York Mets in their 11-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals

Nationals match team HR record with 8, rout…

The Nationals matched a team record with eight home runs _ including two by Juan Soto _ in a 16-8 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers as Washington took two of three from a fellow contender in the NL playoff race

D-backs avoid sweep, top Giants in Bochy's Arizona farewell

Wilmer Flores and David Peralta homered and Merrill Kelly held the San Francisco Giants to one run in 5 2/3 innings, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks avoid a four-game series sweep with Sunday's 6-1 win

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Ohtani, 3 other Angels homer in 9-2 win over White Sox

Kole Calhoun, Shohei Ohtani, Matt Thaiss and Anthony Bemboom all homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-2 win over the Chicago White Sox

Man charged in stadium bomb threat amid Muslim dispute

A man has been charged in connection with an online bomb threat at a Connecticut minor league baseball stadium

Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for 1st shutout, Mariners…

Yusei Kikuchi pitched his first shutout in the major leagues, throwing a two-hitter that led the Seattle Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0