• Offense can't overcome pitching in Phillies' loss to Brewers

    Updated: 58 min ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If the Philadelphia Phillies carry this type of offense into the second half of their season, they probably won't lose 100 games. Despite 16 hits and three comebacks, the Phillies lost 8-7 to the Milwaukee Brewers in 11 innings Thursday night and were swept by the...

  • Scherzer, Nationals lose 2-1 to Braves

    Updated: 58 min ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Max Scherzer turned away in disgust as Cameron Maybin's chopper bounced over third base. Scherzer had another terrific performance Thursday night, but the Washington Nationals lost 2-1 to the Atlanta Braves on Maybin's single in the ninth. "The way you lose like that —...

  • Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Texas Rangers used a different approach to beat the Baltimore Orioles and win a series for the first time since mid-June. Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and Texas carved out a 2-0 victory Thursday night behind a...

  • Lind's RBI single in 11th lifts Brewers over Phillies 8-7

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers came to Philadelphia with the second-worst record in the majors and left with the longest winning streak. Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning to help the Brewers beat the Phillies 8-7 on Thursday night to complete a...

  • Maybin's 9th-inning single helps Braves beat Scherzer 2-1

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Pinch-hitter Pedro Ciriaco began the Atlanta ninth...

  • Angels move past Dipoto, into meeting with Hamilton in Texas

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Angels' season hasn't been particularly good, it has been interesting in a lot of bad ways. Two days after general manager Jerry Dipoto walked out on the Angels, they'll visit Arlington, Texas, on Friday to face the Rangers and Josh...

  • Padres Solarte ejected for arguing strikeout

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yangervis Solarte of the San Diego Padres was ejected for arguing a strikeout on a checked swing in the sixth inning against the Cardinals on Thursday night. Solarte slammed his helmet to the ground and yelled at plate umpire Bob Davidson before getting tossed. First...

  • Cardinals place OF Jon Jay on 15-day disabled list

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Jon Jay on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist stress reaction and bone bruise on Thursday, making room on the roster for call-up Tim Cooney to start against the San Diego Padres. The 24-year-old Cooney was named to the...

  • Rangers have deal with teen international prospect Taveras

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $2.1 million deal with switch-hitting teenager Leodys Taveras, one of the top international free agents. Texas also announced the signing of three other international players Thursday, the first day major league teams...

  • Jays starter Boyd leaves without recording an out

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays starter Matt Boyd didn't record an out in his second big league start Thursday, leaving after the first seven Red Sox batters reached safely in the first inning. Boyd allowed seven runs and six hits, including back-to-back homers by David Ortiz and Hanley...

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