Braves trade Gomes to Royals

The Braves announced that they sent Jonny Gomes and cash considerations to the Royals in exchange for Minor League shortstop Luis Valenzuela. The deal was announced shortly after Gomes was pulled from Monday night's game with the Marlins and had a chance to exchange dugout hugs with some of his Atlanta teammates.

Reds bury Cubs with six-run ninth in opener

Eugenio Suarez and Adam Duvall each hit two-run homers in the sixth inning as the Reds came back to defeat the Cubs, 13-6, at Wrigley Field on Monday night. Cincinnati relievers combined to toss 4 1/3 innings while allowing only one earned run, including Aroldis Chapman's five-out save -- his first of more than three outs this season.