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  • Andrus leads Rangers to 8-6 win over Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elvis Andrus knew he was going to pull off a straight steal of home. Moments after Andrus’ go-ahead, run-scoring single keyed a three-run play, the Rangers’ shortstop capped the four-run seventh…

  • Giants drop 5 1/2 games behind Dodgers after 2-1 loss

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Down a run in the seventh inning with runners on second and third and one out, the Giants were trying to rally. Alejandro De Aza dug in at the plate, battling…

  • The Nationals’ narrowing path to the postseason

    The Nationals are long shots, but still alive in the National League playoff race with a month to play. Here are the things they need to do to have a chance of playing deep into October.

  • Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd win over rivals in same day

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nothing the San Francisco Giants did fazed Zack Greinke. It was a hole on the mound where he pushes off with his right foot that bothered him. It grew bigger as…

  • A’s get look at young pitchers in 6-2 loss to Angels

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics manager Bob Melvin got his first look at a handful of young pitchers on the day major league rosters were expanded. He liked what he saw. Cody Martin (0-1) pitched…

  • LEADING OFF: Harvey vs. Nola, Royals get chickenpox

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ SEVENTH HEAVEN In the first matchup between two talented NL East pitchers who could be squaring off for years to come, Mets ace…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 75 57 .568 — New York 73 58 .557 1½ Tampa Bay 66 66 .500 9 Baltimore 63 69 .477 12 Boston 61 71 .462 14 Central Division…

  • Rangers 8, Padres 6

    Texas AB R H BI BB SO Avg. DeShields cf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .263 Choo rf 5 1 3 1 0 0 .249 Fielder 1b 5 2 2 2 0 1 .317…

  • Rangers 8, Padres 6

    Texas San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi DeShields cf 5 1 1 0 Solarte 3b 5 2 2 0 Choo rf 5 1 3 1 Alonso 1b 1 0 1 0…

  • Rangers 8, Padres 6

    Texas San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi DShlds cf 5 1 1 0 Solarte 3b 5 2 2 0 Choo rf 5 1 3 1 Alonso 1b 1 0 1 0…

  • Rangers 8, Padres 6

    Texas San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi DShlds cf 5 1 1 0 Solarte 3b 5 2 2 0 Choo rf 5 1 3 1 Alonso 1b 1 0 1 0…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 73 59 .553 — Washington 66 65 .504 6½ Atlanta 54 78 .409 19 Miami 54 79 .406 19½ Philadelphia 53 80 .398 20½ Central Division W…

  • Moss’ 3-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — This is what the St. Louis Cardinals had in mind when they acquired Brandon Moss at the non-waiver trade deadline. “That’s a long way to go,” manager Mike Matheny said after…

  • Cole not sharp early as Pirates lose 7-4 to Brewers

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole gave up four consecutive hits to start Tuesday night’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. “I was just flat and undefined, wishy washy, all over the plate,” Cole…

  • Sano sparks Twins in rally past White Sox 8-6

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano has been playing with a strain of his right hamstring, a mild injury that’s still a concern for the Minnesota Twins. There’s a natural solution to this. Keep hitting the…