REDS BACK CASTILLO, BEAT CUBS FOR 5TH WIN IN ROW

Luis Castillo pieced together 5 2/3 innings, and a three-run 5th inning powered the Reds to a 6-3 win over the Cubs on Friday at Great...

RAYS' BULLPEN STYMIES YANKEES IN OPENER

The Rays rode six relievers to hold the Yankees' big bats in check en route to a 2-1 win Friday night at Tropicana Field.

 
 
 

OHTANI STANDS IN ON BP BUT NOT CLEARED TO SWING

Shohei Ohtani was spotted in the Angels' bullpen on Friday afternoon, though he was getting some work in at the plate, not on the mound.

BELLINGER'S 2ND CAREER SLAM LIFTS DODGERS IN NY

Cody Bellinger slugged his second career grand slam and Alex Wood pitched six solid innings as the Dodgers beat the Mets on Friday...

 
 
 

J.D. TIES TROUT FOR MLB LEAD WITH 23RD HOMER

J.D. Martinez sent one soaring to deep center on Friday night with a two-run rocket that put him back into a tie with Mike Trout for...

DONALDSON AT LEAST A WEEK FROM RETURN

Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is expected to miss at least another week because of a problematic left calf muscle that has...

 
 
 

STANTON ROBS EXTRA BASES WITH LEAPING GRAB

Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton made a fanastic leaping grab up against the wall on Friday vs. the Rays to help CC Sabathia...

SCHWARBER HITS 15TH HR IN FRONT OF HOMETOWN

The local kid made himself at home at Great American Ball Park on Friday, launching a home run that traveled nearly 400 feet and gave...

 
 
 

ODUBEL HOMERS IN 5TH STRAIGHT GAME FOR PHILLIES

Odubel Herrera became the sixth player in Phillies history to homer in five consecutive games when he hit a home run in the third inning...

BARRETO'S 2-HR, 6-RBI OUTBURST CARRIES A'S IN G1

Franklin Barreto cracked a pair of three-run home runs and Sean Manaea tossed one-run ball over seven innings, leading the A's over...

 
 
 

BREAKTHROUGH SERIES REVISITS COMPTON ORIGINS

In 2008, MLB's Compton-based UYA hosted the first-ever Breakthrough Series. It's a four-day event, blending elements of a showcase...

CARRASCO TAKES STEP IN RIGHT ARM REHAB

Less than a week after being struck above the throwing elbow with a line drive, Indians' starter Carlos Carrasco is working his way...

 
 
 

STRASBURG RESUMES BASEBALL ACTIVITIES

Stephen Strasburg joined the rest of the Nationals' pitchers to play catch in the outfield prior to Friday night's game against the...

BUCS PLACE CERVELLI ON 7-DAY CONCUSSION DL

Minutes before the start of Friday's game against the D-backs at PNC Park, the Pirates placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the seven-day...

 
 
 

HARPER PLANNING TO BE IN 2018 HR DERBY

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper said he plans to compete in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby in his home confines at Nationals Park on...

BARRETO CRANKS ANOTHER 3-RUN HR

Another day, another three-run home run for A's second baseman Franklin Barreto.

 
 
 

10 PROSPECTS WHO COULD MAKE MLB IMPACT SOON

Find out which prospects have the best chance of helping fantasy owners in 2018 and grab MLB's future studs now.

WHY AREN'T THE CARDINALS HITTING MORE DOUBLES?

It's a statistical oddity that continues to confound the Cardinals, even as their season nears its halfway point: How can a club on...

 
 
 

MAYORS ACROSS US, PR COMMIT TO PLAY BALL

For the first time since Play Ball's 2015 inauguration, more than 300 mayors from all 50 states and Puerto Rico have pledged their...

10 PLAYERS WHOSE TRADE STOCK IS ON THE RISE

Like the stock market, the trade market seems to fluctuate daily. With every dominant - or woeful - performance, every injury and every...

 
 
 



Multiple cars engulfed in fire in Carowinds parking lot

Multiple cars engulfed in fire in Carowinds parking lot

Multiple cars were burned after a large fire started in the Carowinds parking lot Friday afternoon. Read more ...

Dahlin to Sabres, Svechnikov to Canes to start NHL draft

Dahlin to Sabres, Svechnikov to Canes to start NHL draft

DALLAS - Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin went first overall to the Buffalo Sabres and Russian winger Andrei Svechnikov second to the Carolina Hurricanes in the two most... Read more ...

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a defendant challenging the government's use of his cellphone location information without a warrant. Read more ...

Festival vendor convinces people to purchase $38 'hot dog water'

Festival vendor convinces people to purchase $38 'hot dog water'

Great news: It's keto-friendly. Read more ...

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

DALLAS - The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th... Read more ...

Bryce Harper will participate in Home Run Derby if he makes All-Star team...

Bryce Harper will participate in Home Run Derby if he makes All-Star team, report says

Harper, a five-time All-Star, is hitting .213 with 19 home runs and 45 RBIs this season. Read more ...

Trump invited 'permanently separated' families to speak about loved ones...

Trump invited 'permanently separated' families to speak about loved ones allegedly killed by unauthorized immigrants - and he autographed posters of the victims' faces

President Donald Trump invited families at an event on Friday to share stories of their loved ones allegedly killed by unauthorized immigrants. These families, Trump said, were... Read more ...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia - Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup. Read more ...

Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

NEW YORK - Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss... Read more ...

NHL Draft picks 2018: Complete list of results for Rounds 1-7

NHL Draft picks 2018: Complete list of results for Rounds 1-7

Sporting News is keeping track of every pick made on 2018 NHL Draft weekend. Read more ...