Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs and Ryan Braun added a solo shot as the Brewers got behind a solid return to the mound by Kyle Lohse in a 10-1 rout of the Padres on Monday night in San Diego.
John Lackey fired seven solid innings after yielding an early homer, while Matt Holliday's single capped a three-run seventh that lifted the Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Pirates on Monday night.
The A's returned to the win column with an 8-2 victory over the Astros on Monday at Minute Maid Park behind a stellar Jeff Samardzija, who struck out 10 in eight innings.
Mike Moustakas' home run was all Michael Pineda would allow over 6 1/3 innings in the Yankees' fifth straight win, an 8-1 triumph over the Royals on Monday night. Jacoby Ellsbury drove in three runs, while Derek Jeter added two RBIs in his final scheduled appearance in Kansas City.
Cubs fans have had a chance to see a glimpse of the future with recent callups of Javier Baez, Kyle Hendricks and Arismendy Alcantara. Now, Jorge Soler will join the group. Soler, 22, will join the Cubs in Cincinnati, and he's expected to be at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday.
After its first losing road trip of the season, Baltimore returned to Oriole Park at Camden Yards and responded with a 9-1 win to open a four-game series with Tampa Bay and end a three-game losing streak.
The next time your team's hurler throws a game-turning bomb and you get down on him, consider a fascinating fact: Seven of the 10 leaders in most homers allowed, and 10 of the top 20, have Hall of Fame plaques.
As baseball sprints toward the September stretch run, there are surprising -- some inspiring -- stories here, there and everywhere. Here's my surprise players of 2014.
A.J. Burnett pitched on Monday like a man not quite ready for retirement. Maybe he will pitch in 2015, after all. Burnett allowed one run, three hits and one walk and struck out 12 in seven innings in a 3-2 victory over the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
Representatives from the Astros and the Nationals will present a proposed joint Spring Training complex in West Palm Beach, Fla., to the Palm Beach County Tourism Development Council on Sept. 11 and Palm Beach County Commissioners on Sept. 23.
Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is having surgery to remove bone spurs from his left elbow and will not play for the remainder of the 2014 season, the team announced Monday.
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
Gregory Polanco's continuing struggles have prompted the Pirates to make the one move the club hoped to avoid upon the outfield prospect's June 10 promotion: He has been optioned back to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Injured Phillies reliever Mike Adams just wants to finish the season healthy and on a mound in the Majors. He says it's the most important thing for his career right now. Adams is on the disabled list for the second time this season, the result of inflammation in his right rotator cuff.
Maikel Franco is putting up some impressive numbers for Triple-A Lehigh Valley, but the Phillies say they have not decided if the corner infielder will be called up to the Majors once rosters expand Sept. 1.
Rumors of Yunel Escobar's departure via a trade seem to be premature, at least according to Rays manager Joe Maddon. According to multiple reports over the weekend, the Athletics claimed Escobar, which would have mean the two teams had until Tuesday afternoon to come to an agreement about making a trade or not.
The Pirates didn't have a place for Jose Tabata shortly after Gregory Polanco was called up in June. But Polanco is going back to Triple-A to refine his swing in the next week, and after two months with Indianapolis, Tabata returned to the Bucs' clubhouse on Monday.