Denard Span hit two of Washington's four home runs off Dodgers righty Roberto Hernandez as the Nationals won the series opener, 6-4, on Monday night in Los Angeles. Gio Gonzalez earned the win with six-plus innings pitched.
After a three-game dry spell and one very wet suspended game, the Royals got back in the win column. Salvador Perez knocked in three runs with a home run and a double as Kansas City worked on a 4-3 Labor Day victory over the Texas Rangers on a 75-degree Monday evening.
Charlie Blackmon's two-out, run-scoring single snapped a ninth-inning tie Monday and lifted the Colorado Rockies over the Giants, 10-9, nullifying San Francisco's rally in its half of the ninth.
The Phillies' combined no-hitter by four pitchers on Labor Day means the first 20,000 MLB.com account holders to register at MLB.com/dominos during the designated time will get a free carry-out medium two-topping Domino's Handmade Pan Pizza. Registration begins at 3 p.m. ET today.
Roberto Hernandez allowed four home runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched as the Dodgers dropped the series opener to the Nationals, 6-4, on Monday night. L.A. is two games up on San Francisco in the NL West after the loss.
Franklin Morales spotted the Giants four runs in the top of the first inning Monday, but rather than say die, the Rockies instead stormed back for eight runs in the final four innings, including a walk-off single from Charlie Blackmon to cap off a 10-9 comeback victory at Coors Field.
Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez each homered off Corey Kluber in the first three innings on Monday, paving the way for Detroit's 12-1 victory in Cleveland.
The next manager hired by Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow figures to be the one who will be at the helm if and when the club gets back into contention in the American League West, which some team officials believe could happen by 2016.
Tyson Ross extended his streak of quality starts to 14 and Cory Spangenberg shined in his Major League debut as the Padres defeated the Diamondbacks, 3-1, in the opener of a four-game series at Petco Park on Monday.
Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer in his first A's at-bat, igniting a five-run first that included a two-run single by Geovany Soto and an RBI knock by Eric Sogard. Jason Hammel took the early lead and ran, holding the Mariners to one run on three hits in eight innings.
Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon combined to finish the no-hitter started by Cole Hamels on Monday against the Braves at Turner Field.
Cole Hamels tossed six no-hit innings and got help from Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon to record the Phillies' first combined no-no in a 7-0 victory over the Braves on Monday at Turner Field.
The Brewers fight to stay atop the National League Central took another blow in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Cubs to open a three-game series at Wrigley Field.
For the first time this season, the Cardinals stand alone atop the National League Central after constructing their third come-from-behind win in as many games, this one a 5-4 victory over the Pirates on Monday.
The Phillies decided to protect their ace by pulling Cole Hamels during a no-hitter, but the lefty was still a part of history and has plenty of time to throw a no-hitter on his own.
Jorge Soler hit two doubles, including one in his first at-bat, and scored on an RBI single by Welington Castillo, who added a two-run home run, to lift the Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Brewers, who fell to second place in the Central Division.
As fate would have it, former Philly prep star Phil Gosselin actually made the final out when he hit a soft liner that Ryan Howard gloved to complete the first combined no-hitter ever thrown by the Phillies.