Major League Baseball

A hard rain falls at Yankee Stadium during a rain delay before a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 22, 2018 - 9:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled Subway Series finale between the New York Mets and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. The game will be made up on Aug. 13 at Yankee Stadium. With steady rain falling in the Bronx, a tarp covered the infield all evening and play never began Sunday...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp reacts after hitting a home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 22, 2018 - 7:06 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are a hit at the plate with new shortstop Manny Machado. Matt Kemp could be the biggest beneficiary in what was already a potent lineup. Kemp hit two solo homers and Machado drove in his first run since joining the Dodgers, who pounded out 15 hits in an 11-2...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 22, 2018 - 6:00 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Matt Carpenter in the ballpark and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Sunday. Quintana (9-6) allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked four in his first start since July 10. The left-...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 22, 2018 - 5:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Chris Sale struck out nine in six scoreless innings, and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a three-run homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 9-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Sale (11-4) allowed two hits, lowered his ERA to an American League-best 2.13 and won his sixth straight...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 22, 2018 - 5:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Matt Carpenter in the ballpark and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Sunday. Quintana (9-6) allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked four in his first start since July 10. The left-...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson homered for the fourth time in three days, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory. Dickerson and Starling Marte hit consecutive homers off Matt Harvey during Pittsburgh's four-run second. Dickerson's two-...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 22, 2018 - 2:26 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: POWER SURGE Matt Carpenter tries to homer in his seventh straight game when the Cardinals complete a five-game series against the rival Cubs at Wrigley Field. The teams split a day-night doubleheader Saturday and Carpenter homered in both ends —...
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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2018 - 2:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan...
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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2018 - 1:43 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy singled home Matt Chapman in the 11th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night in front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum. Hours after bolstering the back end of their...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 22, 2018 - 12:27 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A three-run sixth inning for the struggling Milwaukee Brewers against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw set up reliever Josh Hader's return to the mound following an emotional week. The embattled, contrite reliever received a warm ovation from the crowd. The Brewers finally ended up...
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