Josh Hamilton trade may haunt Angels
BBTN's Chris Singleton: “I don’t understand how the Angels can essentially give a player to Texas, pick up the majority of the $83 million left, and you’ve given him to a team in your division. This will come back to bite them at some point.”
A royal rumble for Cleveland pitcher
The Kansas City Royals have been embroiled in a few kerfuffles in recent days. Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer noticed, and he showed up to Monday night’s game against KC wearing boxing gloves. Put 'em up
Astros win fourth straight
Colby Rasmus homered and tallied 3 RBIs as the Astros scored 5 unanswered runs to defeat the Padres 9-4.
Dodgers pull away from Giants
Joc Pederson homered and drove in 2 runs, and Justin Turner added a 3-run homer in the 8th to power the Dodgers to an 8-3 victory over the Giants.
Rockies hand D-backs 4th straight loss
Justin Morneau's 3-run homer in the first helped the Rockies edge the Diamondbacks in their series opener. Colorado starter Tyler Matzek allowed two earned runs in five innings before leaving with a hamstring injury.
Bumgarner: Scherzer 'knew the rules'
Giants P Madison Bumgarner responded to Nationals P Max Scherzer's comments that the NL should adopt the DH: "Whatever much he signed for [as a free agent in the offseason] -- what did he get, again? -- he didn't have a problem signing his name. He didn't have a problem with hitting then," Bumgarner said, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
Dodgers pull away to down Giants
Joc Pederson hit a solo home run in the 6th and Justin Turner clubbed a pinch-hit, 3-run homer in the 8th to help the Dodgers run away from their rivals 8-3. Box score
Toronto's Reyes (rib) headed to DL
SS Jose Reyes was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Blue Jays because of a cracked rib. Reyes had been trying to play through the injury, but was just 2-for-15 at the plate over his last 4 games.
Mariners snap two-game skid
Nelson Cruz recorded his league-leading 21st RBI against his former team and Taijuan Walker tossed seven strong innings as the Mariners won 3-1 over the Rangers.
Braves hand Nats 6th straight loss
Kelly Johnson collected 3 of Atlanta's 13 hits -- including 10 off Washington starter Doug Fister -- as the Braves defeated the Nationals 8-4.
Tigers edge Twins for 3rd straight win
Yoenis Cespedes had a homer and 3 RBIs, Jose Iglesias added a home run and a triple, and the Tigers topped the Twins 4-3. Detroit has won 3 in a row following a 4-game skid.
Dodgers' Crawford exits with injury
Carl Crawford left the Dodgers' game against the Giants after suffering an apparent leg injury while running out a triple. Los Angeles leads San Francisco 3-0 in the 5th. Follow live