Santana sharp at home in Twins' win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Even though Ervin Santana has been going through one of the toughest stretches of his career, he hasn't lost his smile.

After Sunday's bounce-back start, Santana was finally able to...

Nationals' Strasburg exits with upper back tightness

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins after four innings with upper back tightness, but hopes to be ready for his next start.

"He...

Braun, Peralta lead Brewers past Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a poor start in his last game, Wily Peralta insisted he'd rebound in his next outing.

The Brewers starter did just that, pitching seven strong innings as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated...

Asher bounces back, but Phillies fall 9-4 to Padres

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alec Asher showed he can recover from a slow start.

Asher allowed four runs and eight hits in 5 2-3 innings in his major league debut for the Philadelphia Phillies in Sunday's 9-4 defeat...

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...