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  • Kluber gives up early lead, Indians beaten by Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Staked to a three-run lead before he ever threw a pitch, Corey Kluber couldn’t hold it. The Los Angeles Angels rallied to break a six-game losing streak, beating Kluber and the…

  • LEADING OFF: Rollins returns to Philly, Owens joins Red Sox

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ WELCOME BACK Jimmy Rollins returns to Citizens Bank Park for the first time since Philadelphia traded the team’s career hits leader to the…

  • Gillaspie HR helps Angels beat Indians, end 6-game skid

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the third time in four days, the Los Angeles Angels faced a Cy Young award winner. Unlike Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in their series with the Dodgers, they found…

  • Column: The Nats are better than the Mets, but it might not matter

    The Nationals are more talented than the Mets. Here are a half dozen reasons why that might not matter, and might not be enough to propel them back to the playoffs.

  • Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Call him the real-life Crash Davis. Mike Hessman, an infielder for Triple-A Toledo in the Detroit Tigers’ system, became the career home run leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday night, hitting…

  • Ramirez tries vault, tagged out in 9th; Chisox fall to Rays

    CHICAGO (AP) — Alexei Ramirez made a valiant effort, that’s for sure. Left with no clear path home, Ramirez tried to vault over the catcher Monday night. He got tagged out in the ninth inning,…

  • Coco Crisp returns from long DL stint as A’s lose to Orioles

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coco Crisp has long been considered a catalyst for the Oakland Athletics. At this late stage of the season and in last place in the American League, he could at least…

  • Chris Davis, Caleb Joseph homer as Orioles beat A’s 9-2

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baltimore rookie Tyler Wilson is accustomed to bouncing between the big leagues and the minors by now. He is determined to make a case to stay put — and Monday night’s…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 5 2 .714 ½ Dodgers 4 2 .667 1 Reds 3 3 .500 2 Indians 2 4 .333 3 x-White Sox 1 6 .143 4½ East Division W…

  • Mahtook single in 9th lifts Rays to 5-4 win over White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — If the Tampa Bay bench hadn’t been so depleted, Mikie Mahtook might never have batted with two outs in the ninth inning Instead, the rookie outfielder took advantage of his chance, hitting…

  • Cubs, Pirates postponed after 2 long rain delays

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A day after needing to leave early because of dizziness, Kris Bryant returned to the Chicago Cubs’ lineup. He didn’t get to play much — the game between the Cubs and Pittsburgh…

  • Butler struggles, Mariners beat Rockies 8-7

    DENVER (AP) — Eddie Butler has struggled in his short time with the Colorado Rockies. Jon Gray hopes to have a better start when the Rockies introduce their top pitching prospect Tuesday. Butler stumbled through…

  • Cruz hits 30th homer, Mariners beat Rockies 8-7

    DENVER (AP) — Once again, Felix Hernandez came back strong after a loss. Hernandez pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season, and…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 59 45 .567 — Baltimore 54 51 .514 5½ Toronto 55 52 .514 5½ Tampa Bay 53 54 .495 7½ Boston 47 59 .443 13 Central Division…

  • Angels 5, Indians 4

    Cleveland AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Jo.Ramirez 2b 3 2 0 0 2 0 .173 Lindor ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .253 Brantley dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 .302…