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  • Hamilton reunites Monday with Rangers in unlikely journey

    Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers. After leaving for a big free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels,…

  • Gray leaves with right ankle bruise

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Oakland Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray has left his start early because of a bruised right ankle. Gray was replaced by Dan Otero after the fifth inning in Sunday’s game against…

  • Giants 3B McGehee designated for assignment

    DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Sunday designated third baseman Casey McGehee for assignment and recalled right-hander Hunter Strickland from Triple-A Sacramento. McGehee, who was acquired from the Miami Marlins in December, was…

  • Tigers put Lobstein on DL with sore shoulder

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have put left-hander Kyle Lobstein on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore left shoulder. Lobstein pitched 5 2-3 innings in Saturday’s loss to Houston. He’s been in…

  • Yankees lose for 9th time in 10 games, 15-4 to Rangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — This is all anyone needs to know about the New York Yankees’ latest fiasco: utilityman Garrett Jones pitched more effectively than CC Sabathia. Sabathia was chased after 2 1/3 innings in…

  • Victorino goes on 15-day DL; Bianchi called up from Triple-A

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have placed right fielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a tight left calf. To take his place on the roster, the club called up infielder…

  • Indians activate catcher Gomes

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have activated catcher Yan Gomes, who has been out with a sprained right knee, from the 15-day disabled list. Gomes is starting behind the plate and batting seventh Sunday…

  • This date in baseball

    Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA May 25 1906 — Jesse Tannehill’s 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox snapped a 20-game losing streak — 19 at home — for the Boston Red Sox. 1935 — Babe…

  • Descalso’s 2-run homer lifts Rockies past Giants, 5-3.

    DENVER (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit gave manager Bruce Bochy the start he wanted. It lasted one pitch too many and helped finish the San Francisco Giants’ winning streak. Daniel Descalso homered and drove in three…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 25 18 .581 — New York 24 20 .545 1½ Atlanta 21 21 .500 3½ Philadelphia 19 26 .422 7 Miami 17 27 .386 8½ Central Division W…

  • Rockies snap Giants’ 8-game winning streak with 5-3 victory

    DENVER (AP) — It wasn’t a dominant pitcher or a burly slugger who put an end to San Francisco’s eight-game winning streak, but a 5-foot-10 backup shortstop with what Colorado manager Walt Weiss describes as…

  • Padres held to 1 hit in 2-0 loss to Dodgers’ Bolsinger

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Injuries to first baseman Yonder Alonso and center fielder Wil Myers have taken their toll on the San Diego Padres’ struggling lineup. And they’re wasting a lot of good pitching performances…

  • D-Backs can’t hold lead, lose to Rizzo, Cubs 9-6

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s bullpen faltered down the stretch, and the Diamondbacks’ five-game winning streak is over. Reliever Enrique Burgos gave up a three-run homer to Anthony Rizzo in the ninth inning and the Chicago…

  • Rizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6

    PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hadn’t done much in the Chicago Cubs’ swing through the Southwest. Until Saturday night. Rizzo, 2-for-26 in the first four games of the trip, matched his career high with six…

  • Josh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Monday

    ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers. The slugger is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for…