100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100…

After an age of relative parity, the gap between baseball's top and its bottom has widened

Man accused of killing pitcher's family will be evaluated

A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2…

Jedd Gyorko came off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory that damaged the New York Mets' dwindling wild-card chances

Suárez homers twice, Bauer fans 9 as Reds edge D-backs

Eugenio Suárez homered twice in support of Trevor Bauer, who held his former team to one run on four hits in the Cincinnati Reds' 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks

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Man says he saw woman burn bloody clothes after 1992 killing

A man has testified that he saw a woman burn bloody clothes at her eastern Iowa home a day or two after prosecutors allege that she beat her ex-boyfriend to death with a baseball bat in 1992

Indians trim Twins 7-5 to salvage AL Central…

Perez's three-run homer helps Indians salvage series finale over Twins

Betances, Montgomery make season debuts in Yanks…

Pitchers Dellin Betances and Jordan Montgomery made their season debuts for the Yankees after lengthy layoffs, and New York finished its longest road trip of the season with a 6-4 loss to Toronto Blue Jays

White Sox walk home winning run, Lewis HRs in Mariners' win

Jose Ruiz walked Tom Murphy with the bases loaded in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners won via walk-off for the second straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox 11-10

Manaea throws 6 scoreless, A's beat Rangers 6-1 for sweep

Sean Manaea limited Texas to three singles over six scoreless innings, Marcus Semien became the third Oakland slugger with 30 homers and the Athletics beat the Rangers 6-1 for their sixth straight win

Greinke finally gets win over old club, Astros…

Zack Greinke finally beat his old club and Yordan Álvarez belted a pinch-hit three-run homer as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1

Red Sox on track for $13M luxury tax despite…

The Boston Red Sox are on track to pay a $13.05 million luxury tax for a season in which they are likely to miss the playoffs

Braun's grand slam lifts Brewers past Cardinals 7-6

Ryan Braun hit a go-ahead grand slam off Junior Fernández with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 to keep up their playoff push by winning for the ninth time in 10 games

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Tigers lose 104th game, move closer to first overall pick

Edwin Jackson allowed five runs in five innings, and the Detroit Tigers took control of the race for the top pick in next June's amateur draft with an 8-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles

Rizzo's slam among 5 Cubs homers, Chicago rips…

Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam, Willson Contreras launched two long solo homers and the Chicago Cubs kept pace in the NL wild-card race with a 17-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates

LEADING OFF: Twins-Indians play 2; Greinke starts…

LEADING OFF: Twins-Indians play 2; Greinke starts for Astros; deGrom-Ryu in Dodgers-Mets matchup

Vázquez homers twice, drives in 5, Red Sox beat Phillies

Christian Vázquez homered twice, including his first career grand slam, and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies

Narvaez's 10th inning HR lifts Mariners over Sox 2-1

Omar Narvaez hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning against his former team, Felix Hernandez turned in his best outing of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1

Yanks' Boone 'optimistic' about injured Encarnaci…

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone says he's "optimistic" both Edwin Encarnación and Gary Sánchez will be able to return before the end of the season

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, Jorge Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2

Blackmon homers in 6-run inning, Rockies beat Padres 11-10

Charlie Blackmon homered to start a six-run inning, Daniel Murphy had four hits and 4 RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat San Diego 11-10 in a game in which both the Padres' Eric Hosmer and manager Andy Green were ejected

D'Arnaud's 3-run double sends streaking Rays past Angels 3-1

The Tampa Bay Rays improved their standing in the AL wild card race with a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels

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Four home runs carry Athletics to 8-6 win over Rangers

The Oakland Athletics rode four home runs in consecutive innings to an 8-6 win over the Texas Rangers to maintain their lead for the American League's first wild card

Sanó's grand slam leads Twins to sweep of Indians

Miguel Sanó's grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central race by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing a sweep of a day-night doubleheader

Diamondbacks snap 6-game skid with 1-0 win over Reds

Merrill Kelly pitched seven scoreless innings, Nick Ahmed's triple led to the game's only run and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Saturday night