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  • Colon throws 8 shutout innings, Mets beat Phillies 3-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon breezed through eight snappy innings and the New York Mets got homers from Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto, extending their dominant run against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 3-1…

  • Female fan hit by McCann’s bat

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann’s bat slipped out of his hands and hit a female fan near the Boston Red Sox dugout in the seventh inning of Monday night’s game. The…

  • LEADING OFF: Bumgarner vs. Greinke, rosters reboot

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: ____ ACE IT Giants vs. Dodgers, Madison Bumgarner vs. Zack Greinke. A marquee matchup as San Francisco tries to draw closer to LA in…

  • AL Central-leading Royals make deal to get Gomes from Braves

    ATLANTA (AP) — The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal weren’t immediately disclosed. Gomes left Monday night’s game in…

  • Reds call up Duvall, Lorenzen from Triple-A Louisville

    CHICAGO (AP) — After placing outfielder Brennan Boesch on the disabled list with an ankle contusion late Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds promoted outfielder/infielder Adam Duvall from Triple-A Louisville on Monday. In another move, the Reds…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 74 56 .569 — New York 72 57 .558 1½ Tampa Bay 64 66 .492 10 Baltimore 63 67 .485 11 Boston 60 70 .462 14 Central Division…

  • Playoff-hopeful Cubs get OF Austin Jackson from Seattle

    HOUSTON (AP) — The playoff-hopeful Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named and an international draft slot Mariners interim general manager Jeff Kingston announced the…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Jeremy Hadley (GCL) 50 games after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League…

  • For Games of Tuesday September 1

    2015 TEAM 2015 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Arizona Corbin (L) 3-3 3.78 5-5 1-0 5.0 3.60 Colorado Flande (L) 3:10p 3-1 4.09 4-2 0-1 0.1 27.00 LAST 3 STARTS…

  • Pregame.com Line

    Tuesday Major League Baseball National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at NEW YORK -220 Philadelphia +200 at ATLANTA NL Miami +NL at CHICAGO -160 Cincinnati +150 Pittsburgh -150 at MILWAUKEE +140 at ST. LOUIS -140…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 72 58 .554 — Washington 66 63 .512 5½ Atlanta 54 76 .415 18 Miami 52 79 .397 20½ Philadelphia 52 79 .397 20½ Central Division W…

  • Rays minor leaguer suspended 50 games for drug violation

    NEW YORK (AP) — A minor league outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays has been suspended 50 games for a drug violation. The commissioner’s office said Monday that 20-year-old Jeremy Hadley had been penalized after…

  • For Games of Tuesday September 1

    2015 TEAM 2015 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Arizona Corbin (L) 3-3 3.78 5-5 1-0 5.0 3.60 Colorado Flande (L) 3:10p 3-1 4.09 4-2 0-1 0.1 27.00 LAST 3 STARTS…

  • Fan’s death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

    ATLANTA (AP) — The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the height of guard rails at the team’s new stadium that is to open in 2017. The Braves say they had…

  • AP Newsbreak: Blue Jays would ‘love’ to keep general manager

    TORONTO (AP) — The ownership of the Toronto Blue Jays said Monday it would “love” to keep general manager Alex Anthopoulos and has been in discussions about extending his contract. The news comes on the…