• Simmons and Maybin help Braves beat Dodgers 3-2

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrelton Simmons had two hits and scored the go-ahead run on Adam Liberatore's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Cameron Maybin homered to continue his hot month and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep....

  • Dodgers' offense sputters in 3-2 loss to Braves

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke did his part for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. The same can't be said for the Dodgers offense or bullpen. Andrelton Simmons had two hits and scored the go-ahead run on Adam Liberatore's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Cameron Maybin...

  • Diamondbacks blow lead, get swept by Cardinals

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brad Ziegler's first appearance of the series went sour right away. Then the Arizona Diamondbacks threw away a shot at extra innings. Ziegler surrendered a game-tying homer to Jason Heyward leading off the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals scored the winning run on...

  • Cardinals rally, complete sweep of Diamondbacks

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward shook off a critical error with a game-tying homer. Peter Bourjos' legs did the rest to ensure a St. Louis Cardinals sweep. Heyward homered to tie it leading off the ninth inning and Bourjos' slide at the plate upended catcher Jordan Pacheco resulting in...

  • Lester makes costly mistake

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester doesn't get wrapped up with who he is pitching against. The Chicago Cubs ace knew against Washington's Max Scherzer, he couldn't afford any mistakes. He made one. Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Lester and...

  • Harper, Scherzer power Nationals past Cubs

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals' two biggest stars were full of praise for each other Wednesday night. After what they did against the Chicago Cubs, it was merited. Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Jon Lester and...

  • Cardinals place Adams on DL, recall C Ed Easley

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams could miss the rest of the season with a strained right quadriceps and will undergo surgery Friday. After consulting with medical personnel Wednesday, the team said Adams' estimated recovery time was three to four months....

  • Gosewisch leaves game with left leg injury

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch injured his left leg on a groundout and left the game in the sixth inning against the Cardinals. Gosewisch was tagged out by first baseman Mark Reynolds on a relay from second baseman Kolten Wong after St. Louis couldn't...

  • Syndergaard dazzles with bat and glove, Mets sweep Phillies

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard took care of birthday gifts for his dad and manager with one scintillating start. The Mets' prized prospect pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning and connected for his first major league home run, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia...

  • Cubs' Lester sets futility record

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester established a major league record Wednesday night for the longest hitless drought to begin a career. Lester entered the game against the Washington Nationals tied with the San Diego Padres' Joey Hamilton, who had also gone 57 career...

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