MLB Scoreboard

Auto Update: On

Now

Royals, Blue Jays get chippy

After a 1st-inning HBP of Josh Donaldson, Edinson Volquez went high-and-tight in Donaldson's 2nd at-bat and the two exchanged words. But that was it and Donaldson ended up walking. The game is 0-0 after 3. Follow live

Getty

Jose Fernandez keeps rolling

Since coming back from Tommy John surgery July 2, the Marlins righty is 4-0 with a 2.53 ERA in 5 starts. Through 2 innings today vs. the Padres, he has 4 K's, giving up 0 runs and 2 hits. Follow live

Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports

ESPN On Snapchat Discover live

Saturday marked the first time a reigning league MVP pitched to another. See what happened when Mike Trout stepped into the batter's box against Clayton Kershaw in Sunday’s edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

Matt Brown/Angels Baseball LP/Getty Images

Phillies surging, Braves sliding

The NL East matchup features teams headed in different directions. Philadelphia has won 12 of 14 since the All-Star break, while Atlanta's losing streak has reached 6 games. Follow live

AP

Van man to make Tigers debut

Daniel Norris, the key piece for Detroit in the David Price trade, pitches today (1:35 p.m. ET) vs. the Orioles. The blue chip prospect with a $2 million signing bonus lived out of his VW van this offseason. Free spirit

Nathaniel Wood

Fernandez at home = trouble for Padres

Marlins SP Jose Fernandez tests his 15-0 career home record (23 starts) vs. San Diego. The RHP's insane home ERA is 1.19 ERA in 151.2 innings. The Padres, winners of 4 in a row, counter with James Shields. Follow live

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky

Olney on Kershaw: 'Are you kidding me?'

With 37 straight scoreless innings, Clayton Kershaw "is back to doing things we have never seen before," said Buster Olney.

Play1:07

Gordon Edes @GordonEdes

Sox place Porcello on DL with sore triceps; new reliever Cook activated. Tuesday's starter to be announced.

Fan can't get in or out of poncho

After this ordeal at Fenway Park, perhaps the gentleman will opt to bring a rain jacket to the park next time.

Play0:30

Grading all 30 GMs at the deadline

Alex Anthopoulos (Blue Jays) traded for SS Troy Tulowitzki, SP David Price and OF Ben Revere. So, he gets an A+. Dave Stewart (Diamondbacks) did nothing, and thus, his grade was less generous. Grades (Insider)

Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports

Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Dan Haren, asked about leaving Miami: "Ooh. I better be careful. You're setting me up. It was a rough situation"

Adnan Virk, ESPN @adnanESPN

Clayton Kershaw is the first pitcher since Luis Tiant in 1968 and 1972 to throw at least 35 straight scoreless innings in multiple seasons

How to bet Nationals-Mets

Andrew Lange says the undervaluing of Mets SP Noah Syndergaard "puts us in a position to make a play on the home side at anything below minus-130.” Betting guide (Insider)

Getty Images

Baseball movement not done yet

Yovani Gallardo. Ian Kennedy. And a certain Red Sox infielder. The Baseball Tonight crew discusses the top players who could be dealt before the waiver trade deadline on Aug. 31.

Play2:31

Soler's sensational grab at the wall

The Brewers threatened to force extra innings, but Jorge Soler had other ideas.

Play0:19

Late night pays off for Rangers' C

After being claimed by Texas Friday, Bobby Wilson stayed up late watching video on the chance he caught Cole Hamels' first Texas start. Turns out, he did. Said Wilson: "One thing I won't allow myself to be is ill-prepared."

Rick Yeatts/Getty Images