Cardinals beat Pirates 6-4, take two-game lead

Adam Wainwright allowed three home runs, something he hadn't done in four years. But he also drove in three runs Tuesday night as the Cardinals held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 at Busch Stadium to increase their lead in the National League ...

Castro injures ankle in Cubs' 7-1 win over Brewers

CHICAGO -- After learning that first baseman Anthony Rizzo possibly could be lost for the rest of the season because of a lower back strain, shortstop Starlin Castro left after suffering a left ankle sprain while sliding at home plate. The Cubs ...

Franco makes debut as Phillies blank Braves

ATLANTA -- The 60-yard dash is always the first test for a teenage baseball player who attends a big-league tryout camp in the Dominican Republic. In 2008, when Maikel Franco auditioned months before his 16th birthday, his time neared eight ...