Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Shields ended his road skid, and the Padres finally beat the Phillies.

Shields pitched seven strong innings for his first road win since May, and San Diego hit three homers in a 9-4...

Morton struggles as Rockies beat Pirates 5-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charlie Morton cruised through three no-hit innings Sunday. But, as often happens to the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander, his outing unraveled in the fourth.

The Colorado Rockies used four...

De La Rosa dominates as Rockies beat Pirates 5-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa was happy with the game's outcome but a little embarrassed by how his day ended.

De La Rosa pitched into the seventh inning before being ejected, and Ben Paulsen hit a...

Royals hit disputed double play in 3-2 loss to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A late comeback bid by the Kansas City Royals was stymied by a strange and disputed double play.

Batter Kendrys Morales was tagged out near the batter's box after a play at the...

Almonte leads Indians to 9-2 win against slumping Angels

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August.

Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the...

Encarnacion homers again, Blue Jays hit 4 to beat Tigers 9-2

TORONTO (AP) — As the surging Blue Jays keep piling up wins, they're starting to believe in their own championship credentials.

Edwin Encarnacion homered for the fourth time in two days, Josh Donaldson also...

De La Rosa dominates as Rockies beat Pirates

By: The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — Jorge De La Rosa pitched into the seventh inning before being ejected, and Ben Paulsen hit a two-run triple as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Sunday.

De La Rosa (8-6)...

Diamondbacks option reliever Chafin to minors

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have optioned left-hander Andrew Chafin to Triple-A Reno so the young reliever can rest.

Chafin is 5-1 with two saves and a 2.41 ERA in 55 appearances and 67 1/3...