LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves

LEADING OFF: Kluber rehab shut down, Mets making moves as schedule toughens, Verlander faces Cabrera for first time, Marlins-Braves with hot tempers again

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

Pinch-hitter Jake Lamb had a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7

Mets open crucial homestand with 9-2 win over Indians

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Ex-baseball players Dotel, Castillo linked to DR…

Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested former MLB pitcher Octavio Dotel and are searching for ex-infielder Luis Castillo for their alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring

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

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

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio…

Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel arrested as part of drug trafficking operation

Olson, Canha hit back-to-back HRs to lead A's past Yanks 6-2

Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to lead the Oakland Athletics to their fifth win in six games with a 6-2 victory over the New York Yankees

Marte hits 3-run HR in eighth, Pirates top Nationals 4-1

Starling Marte hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 4-1

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.

Hudson, Cards take no-hit bid into 8th and blank…

Dakota Hudson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and Paul DeJong homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 in a series opener between NL Central contenders

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Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound…

Asdrúbal Cabrera hit the last of Washington's four home runs and drove in five runs, and three relievers combined for 6 2/3 innings of one-hit ball as the Nationals thumped the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-0

Hudson, 2 relievers 1-hit Brewers, Cardinals win 3-0

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Freeman's 2 homers, 4 RBIs carry Braves past Marlins 5-1

Freddie Freeman homered twice and drove in four runs, Dallas Keuchel kept working out of trouble and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 5-1

Nola sharp over 7, Phillies pounce early to beat Red Sox 3-2

Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to win for the sixth time in his last seven decisions, getting three runs of support in the first inning and cruising to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Boston Red Sox 3-2

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

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak…

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

Freddy Galvis hits tiebreaking homer, Reds beat Padres 3-2

Freddy Galvis hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Aristides Aquino added an RBI single as the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Diego Padres 3-2

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Alberto HR gives Orioles 4-1 win over Royals, ending skid

Hanser Alberto hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles ended an eight-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1

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

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