• Cubs activate Soler from 15-day DL, send Szczur to Triple-A

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated outfielder Jorge Soler from the 15-day disabled list in time for Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins and optioned outfielder Matt Szczur to Triple-A Iowa. Soler is hitting .265 with four home runs and 19 RBIs in 49 games. He sprained his...

  • Orioles activate second baseman Jonathan Schoop

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles activated second baseman Jonathan Schoop from the 60-day disabled list on Sunday. Schoop hit .259 with three home runs and seven RBIs in nine games to begin the season before he went on the 15-day disabled list on April 18 for a sprained right...

  • Boston's David Ortiz starting at 1st base

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz will be using his glove to start a game in Fenway Park for the first time in nearly 10 years. Boston's regular designated hitter is playing first base and batting cleanup Sunday. He hasn't started a non-interleague game at first since Aug. 5, 2006, when the...

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox are out of fireworks game early in 15-1 loss to Memphis

    BY KRISTEN GOWDY kristen.gowdy@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    All it took was two innings. Two innings, one hour and 12 runs later, the Memphis Redbirds were coasting to a 15-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Independence Day. The Redbirds pounded 22 hits and held Colorado Springs to 10 as the Sky Sox bats faltered once again....

  • Santiago goes 7 innings in Angels' 13-0 win at Texas

    Yesterday

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — C.J. Cron and the Los Angeles Angels finally gave Hector Santiago plenty of run support. Santiago responded with another superb outing at Texas. Cron had three hits with a career-high six RBIs and the Angels had a season-high 17 hits while Santiago threw seven...

  • Rangers, Rodriguez lose at home again, 13-0 to Angels

    Yesterday

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Another tough night at home for Wandy Rodriguez and the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez remained winless in his six home starts after a 13-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, the Rangers' fifth straight loss overall in their ballpark and their most...

  • Blanton has rough 1st inning as Royals lose to Twins, 5-3

    Yesterday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joe Blanton had a bad first inning and that was enough to doom the Kansas City Royals Blanton gave up two runs on his first four pitches and three overall in the first inning, and the Royals went on to a 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. Brian...

  • A bad inning does in Reds in 7-3 loss to Brewers

    Yesterday

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Josh Smith tied a Cincinnati franchise record that had stood for 108 years. It's one no pitcher wants a part of. Smith hit four batters to tie the Reds' game record set by Jake Weimer in 1907. Smith (0-2) allowed five hits and five runs with three walks and...

  • Cosart struggles, Marlins lose 7-2 to Cubs

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins were rolling along right until Jarred Cosart stepped on the mound. He didn't stay long. Cosart got knocked out in the second inning after giving up two homers to Kris Bryant, and the Marlins lost 7-2 to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. "There's no...

  • Bryant's grand slam, 2 homers lead Cubs over Marlins 7-2

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant wasn't looking to go deep when he came up in the second inning Saturday night. "You know, bases loaded, not trying to do too much," Bryant said. He wanted to keep a rally going. Instead he broke the game open with a grand slam. Bryant hit two early homers...

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