Cubs trounce Haren, Dodgers, 8-2

LOS ANGELES--Dan Haren's performance alone was reason for the Los Angeles Dodgers to be alarmed. Turns out that was only the start.

The Dodgers' season-long winning streak ended at six games Friday night with an 8-2 defeat to the last-place ...

Pirates thrash Dbacks, 9-4

PHOENIX -- In the late innings, the Pittsburghy Pirates were relentless. Shut down early by Vidal Nuno, they broke free against the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen.

Eight runs in the final two innings led the Pirates to a 9-4 win Friday night at ...

Royals blank Gray, A's, 1-0

OAKLAND--The positive vibe that permeated the Oakland A's locker room and dugout before the game as a result of the trades for pitcher Jon Lester and outfielders Jonny Gomes and Sam Fuld didn't translate into hits and runs once the game started.

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Royals blank Gray, A's, 1-0

OAKLAND, Calif.--One swing of the bat by Raul Ibanez, the oldest player on the field, ruined an otherwise superb outing by Sonny Gray and keyed a 1-0 victory by the Kansas City Royals over the A's at the Coliseum on Friday night.

Ibanez, 42, ...