Hoes' homer lifts Astros over A's

OAKLAND, Calif.--As good as the Oakland A's have been, gaining ground on the Los Angeles Angels has proved to be quite problematic for them for nearly two weeks now.

Oakland hasn't picked up a full game on the Angels since July 8, when they upped...

Mets down M's, 3-1

SEATTLE--Erasmo Ramirez finished folding his clothes into his bags. A trip to Tacoma awaited him, but not for the reasons that have previously earned him a demotion to the minor leagues.

Ramirez pitched his best game of the season Wednesday night...

Dbacks rally to edge Tigers, 5-4

PHOENIX--Torii Hunter delivered a one-out, two-run single with the bases loaded in the top of the eighth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 lead.

But the bullpen blew the lead in the bottom of the eighth and the Tigers went on to lose to the...

Lucroy's homer gives Brewers walk-off win vs. Reds

MILWAUKEE -- They hit four solo home runs, two of which came from Jonathan Lucroy, to power a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park.

Lucroy's second was the biggest, as he led off the bottom of the ninth with a shot into the seats ...

Giants outlast Phillies in 14 innings

PHILADELPHIA--The San Francisco Giants ran out of relievers and bench players Tuesday night, but they never ran out of fight.

Brandon Crawford cleared the bases in the 14th inning shortly after the five-hour mark at Citizens Bank Park, and the ...

Pirates trounce Dodgers, 12-7

PITTSBURGH -- A day that started with the Los Angeles Dodgers thinking of moving Yasiel Puig to center field ended with a 12-7 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates that presented them with reasons to explore how they could upgrade their pitching staff...