MLB News Wire

The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Martinez, Cardinals lose 3-1 to Cubs (AP, 1:19 AM ET)
Ross helps Cubs edge Cardinals 3-1 (AP, 1:10 AM ET)

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Baseball Capsules (AP, 11:50 PM ET)
Cabrera, Reyes help Mets rout Phils 17-0 in home finale (AP, 11:43 PM ET)
Pedroia's baserunning helps Red Sox beat Rays 3-2 in 10 (AP, 11:30 PM ET)
Rockies swept by Dodgers 4-3 in 10 for 83rd loss (AP, 9:53 PM ET)
Padres beat Giants for eighth time since All-Star break (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
Dodgers clinch NL West title in Scully's final home game (AP, 9:30 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Marlins home for 1st game since Fernandez death (AP, 9:22 PM ET)
Rookie Margot has 3 hits, Padres beat Giants 4-3 (AP, 9:08 PM ET)
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident (AP, 8:31 PM ET)
Pirates fall again, playoff hopes dim with loss to Nats (AP, 8:29 PM ET)
A's break out of slump and beat Rangers 7-1 to avoid sweep (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
Wright, Angels fall to Astros 4-1, snap 4-game win streak (AP, 7:58 PM ET)
A's break out of slump and beat Rangers 7-1 to avoid sweep (AP, 7:56 PM ET)
Tigers trail wild card by 1 games after 12-9 loss to Royals (AP, 7:35 PM ET)
Rays strike out 23 times, lose 3-2 to Red Sox in 10 (AP, 7:34 PM ET)
Harper injured after fake tag, benches clear, Nats top Bucs (AP, 7:25 PM ET)
Twins lose 100th game for second time in team history (AP, 7:17 PM ET)
Last 7 Brewers strike out in 4-2 loss to Reds (AP, 7:10 PM ET)
Thompson's season done after Mets pound Phillies 17-0 (AP, 7:07 PM ET)
Musgrove, 3 solo shots lead Astros past Angels 4-1 (AP, 6:51 PM ET)
Royals win 12-9, knock Tigers 1 games behind wild card (AP, 6:47 PM ET)
Cruz homers twice, Mariners beat Twins 4-3 (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Some notable deaths of active MLB players (AP, 6:36 PM ET)
Diamondbacks swept by Orioles after 3-2 loss (AP, 6:28 PM ET)
Finnegan pitches 5 scoreless innings in Reds' 4-2 win (AP, 6:16 PM ET)
Small ball comes up big as Jays beat Yankees 4-3 (AP, 6:14 PM ET)
Kim's two-run homer leads Orioles past Diamondbacks, 2-1 (AP, 6:09 PM ET)
Blue Jays rally in 9th, hold wild-card lead, beat Yankees (AP, 6:02 PM ET)
Nationals rally against Rivero, beat Pirates 10-7 (AP, 5:53 PM ET)
Rodon strikes out 11 as White Sox delay Indians' title plans (AP, 5:52 PM ET)
Royals win 12-9, knock Tigers 1 behind wild card (AP, 5:28 PM ET)
Musgrove, solo shots lead Astros past Angels 4-1 (AP, 5:19 PM ET)
Indians' title hopes denied by Rodon, lose 3-0 to White Sox (AP, 5:14 PM ET)
Seattle's Cruz leaves game with wrist soreness (AP, 4:58 PM ET)
Plate umpire Layne hit in mask, leaves Mariners-Twins game (AP, 4:47 PM ET)
Nationals star Harper leaves shortly after slide on triple (AP, 3:08 PM ET)
Reaction to the death of Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez (AP, 2:59 PM ET)
Marlins players gather at park to grieve death of Fernandez (AP, 1:11 PM ET)
Joe Davis prepares to take over Dodgers booth from Scully (AP, 12:51 PM ET)
Nationals follow frustrating 2015 season with NL East title (AP, 11:45 AM ET)
Marlins cancel game against Braves after death of Fernandez (AP, 11:02 AM ET)
Red Sox clinch playoff berth as Porcello wins 22nd (AP, 10:52 AM ET)
Red Sox clinch playoff berth as Porcello wins 22nd (AP, 10:49 AM ET)
Marlins cancel game against Braves after death of Fernandez (AP, 10:25 AM ET)
Freeman keeps hitting, but Braves' win streak ends at 7 (AP, 9:37 AM ET)
Baseball Capsules (AP, 11:50 PM ET)
Rockies swept by Dodgers 4-3 in 10 for 83rd loss (AP, 9:53 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Marlins home for 1st game since Fernandez death (AP, 9:22 PM ET)
Pirates fall again, playoff hopes dim with loss to Nats (AP, 8:29 PM ET)
Solarte has emotional return to baseball after losing wife (AP, 2:12 AM ET)
Giants blow 6-run lead before beating Padres 9-6 in 10 (AP, 2:01 AM ET)
Syndergaard throws, Matz gets clean MRI as Mets try to mend (AP, 1:43 AM ET)
Kershaw dominates, Dodgers win; NL West magic number to 1 (AP, 1:21 AM ET)
Mets rally from 10 down, come up short in 10-8 loss to Phils (AP, 12:55 AM ET)
Cardinals solve Wrigley again, crush Hammel, Cubs 10-4 (AP, 12:42 AM ET)
White Sox beat Indians 8-1, slow Cleveland's title chase (AP, 12:11 AM ET)
Another late collapse dooms Astros in 10-4 loss to Angels (AP, 12:04 AM ET)
Nats clinch NL East, beat Pirates 6-1 behind Lopez, Drew (AP, 12:03 AM ET)

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Angels score 9 runs in last 2 frames to beat Astros 10-4 (AP, 11:49 PM ET)
Straily, Votto lead Reds to 6-1 win over the Brewers (AP, 11:46 PM ET)
Indians fall 8-1 to White Sox, don't lower magic number (AP, 11:41 PM ET)
Dietrich homers, Marlins end Braves' streak at 7 wins (AP, 11:39 PM ET)
Rays lose to 6-4 to playoff-bound Red Sox (AP, 11:36 PM ET)
Ray falters early as Diamondbacks lose to Orioles 6-1 (AP, 11:35 PM ET)
Sano, Duffey lead Twins to 3-2 win over Mariners (AP, 11:35 PM ET)
Cruz's big homer not enough as Mariners lose 3-2 to Twins (AP, 11:33 PM ET)
Mancini, Trumbo power Orioles over Diamondbacks 6-1 (AP, 11:30 PM ET)
Baseball Capsules (AP, 11:29 PM ET)
Nats clinch playoff berth, beat Pirates 6-1 behind Lopez (AP, 10:50 PM ET)
Dietrich homers in Marlins 6-4 win over Braves (AP, 10:48 PM ET)
Yanks shut out for 3rd straight game in 3-0 loss to Jays (AP, 10:22 PM ET)
Bautista hits 20th homer, Blue Jays beat Yankees 3-0 (AP, 10:20 PM ET)
K-Rod's rough 9th drops Tigers behind O's in wild-card race (AP, 9:52 PM ET)
Orlando, Hosmer spark late comeback as Royals top Tigers 7-4 (AP, 9:50 PM ET)
Pedroia hits slam, Porcello gets 22nd win, Red Sox beat Rays (AP, 9:36 PM ET)
Dodgers scratch Rich Hill from next start due to blister (AP, 9:29 PM ET)
Solarte returns to Padres week after wife's death (AP, 9:21 PM ET)
Seattle's Cruz hits 493-foot homer, 2nd-longest this season (AP, 9:20 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Mets need innings, Lester makes Cy pitch (AP, 9:11 PM ET)
Vin Scully reflects on 67 years of baseball memories (AP, 8:43 PM ET)
A's lose fifth straight at home, shut out again by Texas (AP, 8:31 PM ET)
Andrus' homers leads AL West champ Rangers over A's 5-0 (AP, 8:29 PM ET)
Syndergaard throws, Matz gets clean MRI as Mets try to mend (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
AL West champ Rangers celebrate, plan for another playoffs (AP, 7:57 PM ET)
Astros RHP Giles injured by line drive in batting practice (AP, 7:32 PM ET)
Andrus hits pair of 2-run homers for division champ Rangers (AP, 7:12 PM ET)
Cubs not necessarily looking forward to Cards in October (AP, 6:06 PM ET)
Red Sox not ruling out Sandoval's return this year (AP, 5:37 PM ET)
OF Eaton out of lineup for White Sox after running into wall (AP, 5:30 PM ET)
Girardi said he walked out on media over bullpen question (AP, 4:03 PM ET)
Rockies crumble again in 5-2 loss to 1st place Dodgers (AP, 3:39 AM ET)
Dodgers honor Vin Scully for his 67 years of storytelling (AP, 3:31 AM ET)
Dodgers beat Rockies 5-2 on emotional night for Scully (AP, 3:29 AM ET)
Asuaje doubles for first hit, Padres beat Giants 7-2 (AP, 2:58 AM ET)
Myers, Padres beat struggling Giants 7-2 (AP, 2:44 AM ET)
Rangers include Bush, Jeffress in brief booze-free festivity (AP, 2:02 AM ET)
Robles, Conforto, Mets top Phils, stay atop wild-card race (AP, 1:49 AM ET)
Cubs beat Cardinals 5-0 for 98th win, most since 1945 (AP, 1:49 AM ET)
Careless Cardinals fall to Arrieta, Cubs 5-0 (AP, 1:49 AM ET)
Braves win season-high 7th straight, top Marlins 3-2 (AP, 1:49 AM ET)
Fading Marlins lose to Braves 3-2 as wild card gets remote (AP, 1:49 AM ET)
Gibson, bullpen falter as Twins lose 10-1 to Mariners (AP, 1:28 AM ET)
Rangers clinch AL West with 3-0 win over Oakland (AP, 1:27 AM ET)
Stallings, last man left, lifts Pirates to 6-5 win over Nats (AP, 1:12 AM ET)
Stallings' pinch single in 11th lifts Pirates over Nats 6-5 (AP, 1:10 AM ET)
Cano's 4 hits, Cruz's homer lead Mariners over Twins 10-1 (AP, 1:06 AM ET)
Bullpen collapse dooms Astros in costly 10-6 loss to Angels (AP, 1:06 AM ET)
Reds pitching falters in 7th as Brewers rally for win (AP, 1:01 AM ET)
Angels use 6-run ninth to rally for 10-6 win over Astros (AP, 12:45 AM ET)
Phils suffer another case of bullpen blues, Mets break away (AP, 12:42 AM ET)
Carter homers, Brewers turn triple play in win over Reds (AP, 12:33 AM ET)
Trumbo's 12th-inning homer leads Orioles over D-backs 3-2 (AP, 12:31 AM ET)
White Sox drop 6th straight, eliminated from wild card (AP, 12:23 AM ET)
Duffy chased in 4th, Royals lose 8-3 to Tigers (AP, 12:20 AM ET)
Fulmer sharp as playoff-chasing Tigers rout Royals 8-3 (AP, 12:11 AM ET)

Friday, September 23, 2016

Duffy chased in 4th, Royals lose 8-3 to Tigers (AP, 11:58 PM ET)
Baseball Capsules (AP, 11:51 PM ET)
Fading Marlins lose to Braves 3-2 as wild card gets remote (AP, 11:49 PM ET)
Liriano delivers strong start, Blue Jays beat Yankees 9-0 (AP, 11:44 PM ET)
Liriano delivers strong start, Blue Jays beat Yankees 9-0 (AP, 11:43 PM ET)
Tulowitzki has 4 RBIs as Blue Jays rout fading Yankees 9-0 (AP, 11:42 PM ET)
David Ortiz hits 2-run homer, Red Sox beat Rays 2-1 (AP, 11:39 PM ET)
Ramirez has big night; Indians move closer to Central title (AP, 11:34 PM ET)
Dodgers honor Vin Scully for his 67 years of storytelling (AP, 11:18 PM ET)
Conforto, Robles, Mets top Phils, stay atop wild-card race (AP, 11:09 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Cubs go for Wrigley record, Porcello chases 22 (AP, 9:30 PM ET)
Ortiz sets mark for most RBIs in final season (AP, 9:02 PM ET)
Rangers' Jeffress reinstated following arrest on DWI charge (AP, 9:02 PM ET)
Rangers' Jeffress reinstated following arrest on DWI charge (AP, 9:02 PM ET)
Mariners name Hollander new director of baseball operations (AP, 8:47 PM ET)
Brewers turn 2nd triple play this season (AP, 8:42 PM ET)
Pirates' Polanco leaves game after crashing into fence (AP, 8:21 PM ET)
Careless Cardinals fall to Arrieta, Cubs 5-0 (AP, 7:07 PM ET)
Arrieta fans 10, Cubs down Cardinals 5-0 for 98th win (AP, 5:31 PM ET)
Mariners suspend Clevenger without pay for rest of season (AP, 5:21 PM ET)
Mets ace Syndergaard scratched because of strep throat (AP, 4:46 PM ET)
Judge OKs Curt Schilling settlement over video game company (AP, 10:38 AM ET)
Renfroe just misses catch, shows off arm in Padres' loss (AP, 2:35 AM ET)
Rockies' bullpen crumbles in 7-4 loss to 1st-place Dodgers (AP, 2:23 AM ET)
Samardzija, Giants beat Padres 2-1 to keep pace with Mets (AP, 2:16 AM ET)
Grandal's grand slam rallies Dodgers past Rockies 7-4 (AP, 2:13 AM ET)
Phillies allow 2 late rallies, lose 9-8 to Mets in 11 (AP, 2:05 AM ET)
Cabrera's 11th-inning homer leads Mets over Phillies 9-8 (AP, 1:43 AM ET)
Marte hurt again as Pirates lose to Brewers 3-1 (AP, 1:22 AM ET)
Samardzjia, Giants beat Padres 2-1 to keep pace with Mets (AP, 1:19 AM ET)
Twins swept by Twins, raising losses to 98 (AP, 12:56 AM ET)
Verlander, Tigers sweep Twins, move into AL wild-card spot (AP, 12:54 AM ET)
Carter, Gennett and Brewers trip up Pirates with 3-1 win (AP, 12:29 AM ET)
Nolasco throws 7 solid innings in Angels' 2-0 win (AP, 12:22 AM ET)
Astros lose ground in wild card with 2-0 loss to Angels (AP, 12:17 AM ET)
Cabrera 11th-inning homer leads Mets over Phillies 9-8 (AP, 12:17 AM ET)
Whitley impressive again, Rays beat Yankees 2-0 (AP, 12:13 AM ET)
Santana's HR lifts Indians over KC, closer to Central title (AP, 12:08 AM ET)

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Orioles all but done in AL East after 5-3 loss to Red Sox (AP, 11:52 PM ET)
Urena struggles, Marlins fall 6-3 to Braves (AP, 11:50 PM ET)
Yankees' rookies given one-sie pajamas for team flight (AP, 11:47 PM ET)
Astros miss out on chance to gain ground, lose to Angels 2-0 (AP, 11:43 PM ET)
With Texas close to AL West title, Hamels and Yu can tune up (AP, 11:43 PM ET)
Royals lose 5-2, swept in 3-game series by Indians (AP, 11:39 PM ET)
Mariners reviewing options after Steve Clevenger's tweets (AP, 11:35 PM ET)
Price earns 17th win as Red Sox beat Orioles 5-3 for sweep (AP, 11:35 PM ET)
Math toughens for Yanks after 2-0 loss to Rays, Snell (AP, 11:25 PM ET)
Kemp's 2 homers power Braves to 6-3 win over Marlins (AP, 11:19 PM ET)
Marte leaves 1st start since returning from back discomfort (AP, 10:21 PM ET)
Yankees stumble in 2-0 loss to Rays, Snell (AP, 10:09 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Cubs can clinch home-field; misfortunate Mets (AP, 9:44 PM ET)
Prank call: Smiling Jones, O's gift Ortiz smashed phone box (AP, 9:28 PM ET)
Brewers owner Mark Attanasio pleased with team's rebuilding (AP, 9:25 PM ET)
Mets LHP Matz scratched after renewed shoulder soreness (AP, 7:53 PM ET)
Twins lost 97th game of season, 9-2 to Tigers (AP, 7:24 PM ET)
Upton, Martinez homer as Detroit beats Twins 9-2 (AP, 7:19 PM ET)
Yankees' Tanaka has forearm strain, will miss his next start (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Astros TV announcer Bill Brown to retire at end of season (AP, 3:41 PM ET)
Growing up with Vin Scully: A soundtrack for a life (AP, 2:45 PM ET)
Attorneys of Ernie Banks' widow withdraw from estate lawsuit (AP, 2:21 PM ET)
Cubs' elephant in room is pressure. Bring it on, they say (AP, 1:27 PM ET)
Moore's magic in LA goes poof in Giants' 9-3 loss to Dodgers (AP, 2:48 AM ET)
Dodgers rout Giants 9-3 to extend NL West lead to 6 games (AP, 2:34 AM ET)
Robbed! Cespedes denied game-winning HR, Mets lose to Braves (AP, 2:02 AM ET)
Inciarte robs Cespedes as pesky Braves foil Mets again, 4-3 (AP, 1:53 AM ET)
Mets pencil in Matz for Friday; deGrom has elbow surgery (AP, 1:44 AM ET)
Padres' Renfroe intentionally walked in major league debut (AP, 1:30 AM ET)
Baseball Capsules (AP, 1:23 AM ET)
Stephenson struggles as Reds lose 9-2 to Cubs (AP, 12:57 AM ET)
Brewers lose 4-1 to Pirates, skid at 6 at MIller Park (AP, 12:53 AM ET)
Angels still can avoid last in AL West, beat Rangers 5-4 (AP, 12:40 AM ET)
Cubs sweep Reds with 9-2 victory (AP, 12:34 AM ET)
Royals' reign in AL Central ends with 4-3 loss to Indians (AP, 12:20 AM ET)
Pirates beat Brewers 4-1 for sixth straight at Miller Park (AP, 12:18 AM ET)
Goldschmidt homers twice in Diamondbacks' 3-2 win vs Padres (AP, 12:12 AM ET)
Cobb hit hard but elbow fine in Rays' 11-5 loss to Yankees (AP, 12:11 AM ET)
Kluber's strong outing knocks Royals from AL Central race (AP, 12:08 AM ET)
Twins, Tigers rained out; plan doubleheader on Thursday (AP, 12:07 AM ET)
Sale struggles from the start, White Sox fall to Phillies (AP, 12:05 AM ET)
Angels douse Rangers 5-4, Texas still short of AL West title (AP, 12:03 AM ET)

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sanchez hits 2 more homers, Yankees beat Rays 11-5 (AP, 11:54 PM ET)
Yelich hits 20th homer, Marlins fall 8-3 to Nationals (AP, 11:42 PM ET)
Max Scherzer wins 18th, Nationals beat Marlins 8-3 (AP, 11:40 PM ET)
Joseph, Eickhoff lead Phillies over White Sox (AP, 11:38 PM ET)
Sinking Orioles yield 5 unearned runs in 5-1 loss to Red Sox (AP, 11:37 PM ET)
Baseball Capsules (AP, 11:26 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Orioles, Tigers try to move up in playoff race (AP, 11:13 PM ET)
Pirates beat Brewers 4-1 for sixth straight home win (AP, 11:13 PM ET)
Red Sox use 5 unearned runs to beat skidding Orioles 5-1 (AP, 11:10 PM ET)
Giants' Cueto could miss next start because of groin strain (AP, 11:02 PM ET)
Bllue Jays fall to Seattle 2-1 in 12, keep wild card lead (AP, 10:21 PM ET)
Cano's sacrifice fly lifts Seattle past Toronto 2-1 in 12 (AP, 9:38 PM ET)
Yankees ace Tanaka allows 4 homers in an inning against Rays (AP, 8:48 PM ET)
Mengden tagged by Gattis, Athletics swept by Astros (AP, 8:32 PM ET)
Braves RHP Jose Ramirez drops appeal of 3-game suspension (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
Padres welcome prospects they hope will form core in future (AP, 8:25 PM ET)
Gattis homers twice to help Astros complete sweep of A's (AP, 8:09 PM ET)
Mets pencil in Matz for Friday; deGrom has elbow surgery (AP, 7:58 PM ET)
Arenado, Marquez lift Rockies to 11-1 win over Cardinals (AP, 7:50 PM ET)
German Marquez helps Rockies to 11-1 win over Cardinals (AP, 7:40 PM ET)
Rockies, Cardinals engage in playful post-anthem standoff (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
Ellsbury back in Yankees' lineup (AP, 4:14 PM ET)
Orioles closer Zach Britton makes a case for Cy Young Award (AP, 1:56 PM ET)
Hill pulled early again, Dodgers lose 2-0 to Giants (AP, 5:07 AM ET)
Bradley has decent outing, Diamondbacks lose to Padres 5-2 (AP, 3:37 AM ET)
Giants top Dodgers 2-0 despite injuries to Cueto, Crawford (AP, 3:31 AM ET)
Mariners lose playoff ground with 10-2 loss to Blue Jays (AP, 3:28 AM ET)
Rosales homers, drives in 4 as Padres top Diamondbacks 5-2 (AP, 3:05 AM ET)