Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Harper bolted from the bench to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger Mon...

Twins pitchers go wild, Syndergaard and Mets stroll 9-6

NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Odorizzi and the Minnesota bullpen suddenly went wild, allowing seven straight batters to reach base despite not hitting a single fair ball and letting Noah Syndergaard and the Ne...

Mets hit 5 home runs, rally past Nationals 6-5

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso and Robinson Cano hit back-to-back home runs to begin the eighth and Keon Broxton lined an RBI single later in the inning, lifting the New York Mets over the Washing...

Nunez, Orioles top Yankees 7-5 to take season-opening series

NEW YORK (AP) — Renato Nunez, Trey Mancini and Joey Rickard hit Baltimore's first home runs of the year and the Orioles started strong at Yankee Stadium, beating New York 7-5 Sunday in a game delayed ...

AP source: Free agent reliever Familia set to return to Mets

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent reliever Jeurys Familia is set to rejoin the New York Mets after being traded away last summer. ...

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go. ...

Baines surprised by Hall of Fame election _ many others, too

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harold Baines answered the phone and learned he was a Hall of Famer. "Very shocked," he admitted. So were many others around the baseball world. ...

Well-traveled Pearce finds a place _ as World Series MVP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a dozen years, Steve Pearce was on the move. From Pittsburgh to Houston to every single team in the AL East, just looking for a spot where he could stick. He f...

Cora-nation! Rookie manager leads Red Sox to championship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hard to believe now, all these wins later, but the Alex Cora Era in Boston began with a loss. A brutal one, in fact. Opening day at Tropicana Field in late March, ...

Pierced! Pearce sparks top of slumping Red Sox lineup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — His team down by a run, Steve Pearce was limbering up outside the Boston dugout before the eighth inning when manager Alex Cora called him back to the bench for a quick word. ...

Fall classic: Wild trip for Boston infielder Nunez in Game 3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This was a true fall classic for Eduardo Nunez. The Boston third baseman became a one-man blooper reel when he flipped, tripped, tumbled and sprawled Friday night ...

No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the Red Sox wait to see whether J.D. Martinez can start Game 3 of the World Series, this much is true: Don't take any bets on Boston shifting a star outfielder to the infield....

Overmatched: Dodgers' moves don't work, down 2-0 in Series

BOSTON (AP) — Maybe this World Series just isn't in the cards for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Trying to play the matchup game, manager Dave Roberts' team instead looked overmatched at F...

Red Sox-Dodgers in '46 World Series? Not part of the program

BOSTON (AP) — It took more than a century for these clubs to finally meet again in the Fall Classic. They had plenty of stars, especially during baseball's Golden Era — Ted Williams,...

World Series Bark Park: Porcello's pup romps around Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Fresh from his World Series workout, Rick Porcello was far from dog tired. So the Red Sox pitcher took his new puppy for a romp at a popular park — Fenway Park. ...