CHICAGO -- The Cubs wasted 6 1/3 no-hit innings from Jon Lester on Monday night in losing 6-0 to the Cardinals. The game was delayed for 1 hour, 16 minutes because of rain after 7 1/2 innings. Lester allowed only one ...Read more
George Karl will gladly take a seat and observe.
His assistant coaches will be in charge of the Kings' three-day minicamp, which started Tuesday at their practice facility, and their Las Vegas Summer League team, which ...Read more
Francisco Rodriguez's late-career resurgence continued on Monday, as he was selected to participate in the All-Star Game for the second consecutive season.
Rodriguez is the Milwaukee Brewers' lone representative, one year...Read more
Matt Garza's forgettable 2015 season took another turn on Monday, when the Milwaukee Brewers placed him on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis.
Reliever Corey Knebel, who was sent to Class AAA Colorado...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Jimmy Rollins smiled when he was asked whether he has spoken to Cole Hamels about pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
"Maybe," Rollins said, "maybe not."
The question was bound to be asked.
Rollins' ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers returned home still in last place in the NL Central, but brimming with confidence from a 7-0 road trip and eight-game winning streak. They were the hottest-hitting team in the majors, and they ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Twins had just completed four games of battling baseball with the Royals, winning two while losing two in walk-off fashion.
On Monday night, it was the Twins' turn to win in walk-off fashion.
Brian ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In what could be one of his final appearances in a Phillies uniform, Jonathan Papelbon will be on the National League roster for the All-Star Game next Tuesday night in Cincinnati.
Even the 34-year-old ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- After returning from an up-and-down road trip, the Indians' last homestand before the All-Star break got off to a bad start almost immediately in a 9-4 loss to the Houston Astros on Monday night at Progressive...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chris Sale failed in his bid to become the first major-league pitcher to record 10 or more strikeouts in nine straight starts Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field, but he still pitched a complete game for a 4-2 ...Read more
Anthony Rizzo took rookie Kris Bryant under his wing this spring, and the mentorship paid off for both Monday night when they were named to the National League All-Star team.
"It's amazing," Rizzo said of Bryant, who ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- For the second consecutive season, the Los Angeles Dodgers had four players selected for the National League All-Star team.
After the Dodgers were shut out in fan voting on Sunday, they did well when ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates beat the San Diego Padres, 2-1, at PNC Park on Monday night on Pedro Alvarez's walk-off single in the ninth.
Brandon Maurer walked Andrew McCutchen with one out in the ninth. Jung Ho Kang singled...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis was selected to the 2015 All-Star Game for the American League on Monday, the lone representative from Cleveland who will be making the trip to Cincinnati next week.
White Sox pitcher Chris Sale began his Monday night with some good news and a standing ovation from the U.S. Cellular Field crowd even before he threw a pitch against the Blue Jays.
In what was expected by anyone who had ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Once again, the Tigers will be well-represented at the All-Star Game.
For the seventh consecutive year, they will send at least three players to the midsummer classic, with starting pitcher David Price, ...Read more
Glen Perkins, his manager said Monday, "has quite a streak going."
Paul Molitor was talking about saves, 27 in a row that Perkins has converted. But the Twins closer now owns another impressive streak: For the third ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- A lack of run support or recent wins weren't enough to keep Braves pitcher Shelby Miller from a deserved spot on the National League All-Star team.
Miller, who has a modest 5-4 record despite a 2.07 ERA, was ...Read more
The A's opening day battery is now an All-Star combination.
Pitcher Sonny Gray and catcher Stephen Vogt earned the first All-Star nods of their careers Monday when they were named reserves for the American League squad ...Read more
Gerrit Cole was 8 years old when A.J. Burnett made his major-league debut for the Florida Marlins in 1999. Next Tuesday, the Pirates right-handers will make their All-Star Game debuts together at Great American Ball Park ...Read more