David Ortiz slugged his 495th career home run and Mookie Betts connected for a two-run blast, helping lead the Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Yankees on Monday at Fenway Park.
All-Star left-hander Dallas Keuchel remained unbeaten at home and became the American League's first 16-game winner by throwing seven strong innings and benefiting from three home runs to beat the Mariners, 8-3, on Monday night.
Rays hitters backed Chris Archer's quality start with three home runs to lead a 6-3 win over the Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards.
Will Venable said it was not as weird as he thought it would be to stand on the field at Petco Park before his new club, the Rangers, opened a three-game series with the Padres on Monday night.
Though Hunter Pence's recovery from a strained left oblique hasn't progressed as quickly as the Giants might have hoped, manager Bruce Bochy insisted Monday that the right fielder has experienced "no setbacks or anything. He's on schedule."
Edwin Encarnacion was back to his old tricks Monday night, extending his hitting streak to 26 games with a single in the sixth inning off Indians starter Danny Salazar.
The Rangers are calling up third baseman Joey Gallo from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday to serve as a September bench player rather than have him finish out his Minor League season.
Astros owner Jim Crane presented pitcher Mike Fiers with a Breitling watch and a shadow box commemorating his Aug. 21 no-hitter prior to Monday's game against the Mariners at Minute Maid Park.
Jake Arrieta became the latest starter to throw a no-hitter on Sunday night in what is quickly becoming not only the year of the no-hitter, but also the year of the near no-no.
Jake Arrieta was welcomed back to Chicago with a special ceremony to begin Monday's game against the Reds, receiving a framed jersey and pictures from his outing. Arrieta was there with his wife and two kids, before he tipped his cap to a standing ovation from the crowd.
Looking for bench help for their postseason push, the Cubs have acquired outfielder Austin Jackson and a cash consideration from the Mariners for a player to be named later and international signing bonus slot No. 4, worth about $210,000.
The Yankees allowed David Robertson to walk as a free agent in the offseason, deciding that they preferred the package of Andrew Miller and the compensatory Draft pick they would obtain as a result of the closer's departure.
Their brief stumble earlier this weekend squarely in the past, the Mets resumed their march toward a playoff bid with a 5-4 win Sunday over the Red Sox at Citi Field. Michael Cuddyer drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh for a Mets team that took the final game of the three-game series after dropping the first two contests.
Kevin Kiermaier hit his second home run in as many days and the bullpen backed a solid start by Nathan Karns with four innings of scoreless relief to power the Rays to a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
The Blue Jays hit four home runs to help complete the series sweep over the Tigers in a 9-2 victory on Sunday at Rogers Centre. Josh Donaldson, Edwin Encarnacion, Kevin Pillar and Russell Martin went yard as the Blue Jays won their 21st game of the month, one shy of a franchise record.
Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined seven other former Kansas City players on Sunday to teach throwing and fielding skills as part of an MLB and U.S. Conference of Mayors' initiative called Play Ball KC. The event focused on strengthening youth, families, communities and baseball.
Tim Lincecum, who was diagnosed with a degenerative hip condition earlier this season, has not made the progress the Giants had hoped and plans to seek a second doctor's opinion, manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday.