The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants will both have to overcome some significant adversity to contend for the postseason after losing two of the National League's top players this past week
The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills _ just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season
Daniel Murphy hit an early grand slam against his former team, Max Scherzer pitched eight fiery innings and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 for their seventh straight victory
Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 6-2 victory over the Diamondbacks
Detroit Tigers outfielder JaCoby Jones says he is feeling lucky a day after being hit in the face by a pitch that later sparked a benches-clearing tussle between the Tigers and Minnesota Twins
The Tampa Bay Rays send right-hander Chris Archer to the mound Monday night as they begin their road trip with a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles.
Willson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 12-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds
After coming up with a series win over the Padres, the Miami Marlins get a day off Monday before opening up a three-game set against the Phillies in Philadelphia.
Miami Marlins right-hander Tom Koehler says a successful season is built on gutting wins sometimes, like the team did Sunday evening against the Padres.
Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7
Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers
Marcus Stroman pitched a seven-hitter and Devon Travis hit a go-ahead, two-run homer during a four-run eighth inning in the Toronto Blue Jays' 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels
Adam Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while getting his first victory of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3