Almonte, Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-2 in Barajas' debut

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rod Barajas lost his debut as San Diego's interim manager, falling 4-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night as former Padres player Abraham Almonte had three hits and scored ...

Harper's 3-run blast sends Phillies to 9-4 win over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bryce Harper crossed home and triumphantly raised his arms with a gesture usually reserved for Ohio State football celebrations. This time, it also meant something f...

Max Fried sharp as Braves roll past Giants, 8-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried strengthened his case for a spot in Atlanta's postseason rotation by throwing 5 1/3 scoreless innings, Francisco Cervilli and Adam Duvall hit two-run homers and the Braves rol...

Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Merrill Kelly pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a three-run double in the seven-run eighth for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who beat the lackluster San Diego Padre...

Alonso hits 50th homer; deGrom, Mets beat Reds 8-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 50th home run, Jacob deGrom pitched shutout ball for seven innings and the New York Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 Friday night. ...

4 minor leaguers suspended for positive drug tests

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto pitcher Luis Quinones has been suspended for the first 80 games of next season, and San Diego pitcher Elias Batista, New York Mets catcher Jan Carlos Osorio and Atlanta catcher...

Iglesias' double in 10th leads Reds past Cubs 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — José Iglesias had an RBI double in the 10th inning and five Cincinnati pitchers combined for a four-hitter as the Reds recorded their second straight win over the playoff-contending Chi...

Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 49th homer to tie the record for most by a rookie, then drew a bases-loaded walk during a four-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the New Yo...

Stroman's strong outing keys Mets' 6-1 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the New York Mets beat the Colorado ...

Ray dominant, D-backs rally for 7-5 win over Marlins

PHOENIX (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched 5 2/3 innings of no-hit ball, Jake Lamb hit a crucial three-run double and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. ...

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win

NEW YORK (AP) — Jedd Gyorko came off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory that damaged the New York Mets' dwindling wild-card chances Sunday night....

Rizzo sprains ankle for Cubs, who sweep Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) — Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from a game Sunday with a sprained right ankle, putting a damper on the Chicago Cubs' 16-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed...

Suárez homers twice, Bauer fans 9 as Reds edge D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Eugenio Suárez homered twice in support of Trevor Bauer, who held his former team to one run on four hits in the Cincinnati Reds' 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. ...

Diamondbacks snap 6-game skid with 1-0 win over Reds

PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly pitched seven scoreless innings, Nick Ahmed's triple led to the game's only run and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Cincinnati Red...

Red Sox on track for $13M luxury tax despite mediocre record

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are on track to pay a $13.05 million luxury tax for a season in which they are likely to miss the playoffs. The World Series champions' payroll for...