MLB News Wire

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Athletics beat Astros 7-1 to move into tie for AL West lead (AP, 1:13 AM ET)
Gordon's bat, Keller's arm lead Royals past White Sox, 3-1 (AP, 12:56 AM ET)
Villanueva's walk-off single gives Padres win over D'Backs (AP, 12:46 AM ET)
Galloway's two-run hit in 10th lifts Marlins over Nats 7-5 (AP, 12:21 AM ET)
Carpenter earns first MLB win, Tigers top Twins 7-5 (AP, 12:20 AM ET)

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cardinals down Brewers 7-2, move into 2nd wild-card spot (AP, 11:53 PM ET)
Rockies score 3 in 9th, LeMahieu HR in 10th tops Braves 5-3 (AP, 11:52 PM ET)
Harvey no-hit try into 6th, Reds beat Bumgarner, Giants 7-1 (AP, 11:15 PM ET)
Price goes 7, Martinez hits 38th HR; Red Sox beat Rays 5-2 (AP, 11:08 PM ET)
Musgrove frustrates Cubs, Pirates win 3-1 to end skid at 5 (AP, 10:56 PM ET)
Gordon homers, Royals rally past White Sox, 3-1 (AP, 10:38 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Mets-Phils in Little League game, Urena starts (AP, 10:36 PM ET)
DeGrom goes distance, drops ERA to 1.71, Mets top Phils 3-1 (AP, 8:44 PM ET)
Cahill sharp, A's beat Astros 7-1 to tie for AL West lead (AP, 8:23 PM ET)
Cobb pitches Orioles past Indians 4-2 (AP, 7:58 PM ET)
Athletics beat Astros 7-1 to move into tie for AL West lead (AP, 7:50 PM ET)
Stanton homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 11-6 (AP, 7:12 PM ET)
Indians retire Hall of Famer Jim Thome's No. 25 (AP, 6:56 PM ET)
Nationals put Hellickson on DL; Strasburg closer to return (AP, 6:32 PM ET)
Correction: Cubs-Pirates story (AP, 6:05 PM ET)
Tigers add Blackwood as player to be named in deal for Fiers (AP, 5:47 PM ET)
Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list (AP, 5:42 PM ET)
Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team (AP, 3:45 PM ET)
Giants activate Strickland, shift Sandoval to 60-day DL (AP, 3:43 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Mets-Phils in Little League game, Urena starts (AP, 10:36 PM ET)
Athletics beat Astros 7-1 to move into tie for AL West lead (AP, 7:50 PM ET)
Goldschmidt homers, Diamondbacks beat Padres 9-4 (AP, 2:56 AM ET)
Matt Olson homers in 10th, A's pull within game of Astros (AP, 2:36 AM ET)
Goldschmidt homers, Diamondbacks beat Padres 9-4 (AP, 2:20 AM ET)
Machado clubs 2 homers, Dodgers slug past Mariners 11-1 (AP, 2:02 AM ET)
Turn! Turn! Turn! Cubs match double-play record vs Bucs (AP, 1:22 AM ET)
Abreu, Delmonico 3-run HRs power White Sox over Royals 9-3 (AP, 12:54 AM ET)
Cubs turn record-tying 7 double plays, edge Pirates 1-0 (AP, 12:38 AM ET)
Cardinals beat Brewers 5-2, pull closer in wild-card race (AP, 12:36 AM ET)
Desmond, Freeland pace Rockies' easy win over Braves (AP, 12:34 AM ET)
Stanton, Walker homer as Yankees top Blue Jays in 7 innings (AP, 12:28 AM ET)
Mauer pinch-hit homer helps Twins to 5-4 win over Tigers (AP, 12:22 AM ET)
Rougned Odor drives in 3 for Rangers in 6-4 win over Angels (AP, 12:16 AM ET)

Friday, August 17, 2018

Bogaerts rallies Red Sox to 7-3 win over Rays (AP, 11:58 PM ET)
Carrasco gets 15th win, Ramirez homers as Indians top O's (AP, 11:40 PM ET)
Scherzer picks up 16th win, Nationals beat Marlins 8-2 (AP, 11:38 PM ET)
Ervin's leadoff home run in 11th lifts Reds over Giants 2-1 (AP, 11:36 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig appeal bans, deGrom up, Colon party (AP, 10:58 PM ET)
Nola strikes out 11, pitches Phillies past Mets 4-2 (AP, 10:56 PM ET)
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig appealing 2-game suspension (AP, 10:28 PM ET)
Brewers' Thames exits with sore knee after outfield run-in (AP, 9:56 PM ET)
Dodgers closer Jansen hopes to return to bullpen next week (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Red Sox activate 2B Ian Kinsler from DL, starts vs Tampa Bay (AP, 7:32 PM ET)
Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play (AP, 6:49 PM ET)
Rangers CF DeShields to DL with fracture in middle finger (AP, 6:45 PM ET)
Cubs place Montgomery on DL, move Chatwood back to rotation (AP, 6:37 PM ET)
Indians' Bauer out 4 to 6 weeks with leg fracture (AP, 6:36 PM ET)
Correction: Mets-Phillies story (AP, 6:26 PM ET)
Lower leg injury sends Reds' Votto to DL; Barnhart at 1B (AP, 3:51 PM ET)
Profar starts triple play and homers, Rangers rally past LAA (AP, 2:42 AM ET)
Buchholz pitches five-hitter, Diamondbacks beat Padres 5-1 (AP, 2:26 AM ET)
Rockies end Acuna's HR streak, beat Braves 5-3 (AP, 2:24 AM ET)
Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series (AP, 2:18 AM ET)
Buchholz pitches four-hitter, Diamondbacks beat Padres 5-1 (AP, 1:26 AM ET)
Forsythe gets 5 hits, Twins outslug Tigers in 15-8 win (AP, 1:13 AM ET)
Braves' rookie Acuna back in lineup, fails to homer in loss (AP, 12:23 AM ET)
Hoskins homers again, Phillies beat Mets 9-6 to earn split (AP, 12:20 AM ET)
Harper drives in 3, Nationals snap skid, beat Cardinals 5-4 (AP, 12:06 AM ET)

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Acuna HR streak ends, Rockies rally past Braves 5-3 (AP, 11:57 PM ET)
Rockies snap Acuna's HR streak, beat Braves 5-3 (AP, 11:52 PM ET)
Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates (AP, 11:16 PM ET)
Hoskins homers again, Phils beat Mets 9-6 to earn split (AP, 11:16 PM ET)
Giants rookie Rodriguez goes on DL with hamstring injury (AP, 11:12 PM ET)
Intentional plunkings come under fire after Urena hits Acuna (AP, 8:45 PM ET)
Beltre still out of Texas lineup because of left hamstring (AP, 8:23 PM ET)
Bautista drives in 7, Mets set record in 24-4 win over Phils (AP, 8:07 PM ET)
Braves' Acuna back in lineup after being plunked with pitch (AP, 8:03 PM ET)
Marlins' Urena suspended 6 games for hitting Acuna (AP, 6:26 PM ET)
Cubs' RHP Yu Darvish scheduled for rehab start Sunday (AP, 6:25 PM ET)
Rangers get young lefty from Royals for international money (AP, 6:24 PM ET)
Yanks load bases in 9th, but Rays rookie escapes for 3-1 win (AP, 6:06 PM ET)
Mets' Brandon Nimmo exits game with finger injury (AP, 5:30 PM ET)
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended 2 games, fined (AP, 5:22 PM ET)
Elon Musk proposes Los Angeles tunnel to Dodger Stadium (AP, 3:47 PM ET)
Elon Musk proposes Los Angeles tunnel to Dodger Stadium (AP, 1:48 PM ET)
70 years after Babe Ruth's death, fans still flock to grave (AP, 10:14 AM ET)
Dozier ends Dodgers' skid with RBI in 12th against Giants (AP, 3:44 AM ET)
LEADING OFF: Braves-Marlins melee, Cards soaring, Lester up (AP, 3:18 AM ET)
Column: Suspend Urena for rest of season for plunking Acuna (AP, 3:00 AM ET)
Column: Suspend Urena for rest of season for plunking Acuna (AP, 3:00 AM ET)
Rivera returns from DL, homers in 9th as Angels sweep Padres (AP, 2:48 AM ET)
Ozuna homers, Cardinals beat Nationals for 8th straight win (AP, 12:54 AM ET)
Swanson fills void after Acuna's exit as Braves top Marlins (AP, 12:42 AM ET)
Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies (AP, 12:30 AM ET)
Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5 (AP, 12:27 AM ET)
Rays shut down Yankees for 6-1 victory (AP, 12:11 AM ET)
Plawecki's slam helps power Mets to 16-5 rout of Orioles (AP, 12:00 AM ET)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4 (AP, 11:54 PM ET)
Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win (AP, 11:52 PM ET)
Acuna hit by opening pitch, Braves top Marlins 5-2 (AP, 11:48 PM ET)
Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins scuffle (AP, 11:46 PM ET)
Cardinals' Matt Carpenter hit by pitch, leaves game (AP, 11:14 PM ET)
Nationals' Jeremy Hellickson exits game after collision (AP, 10:14 PM ET)
Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M's top A's 2-0 (AP, 8:14 PM ET)
Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season (AP, 7:22 PM ET)
Rizzo leads Cubs past Brewers 8-4 (AP, 7:20 PM ET)
Forsythe has 3 RBIs in Twins' 6-4 win over Pirates (AP, 6:18 PM ET)
Davidson, Abreu homer as White Sox hold off Tigers, 6-5 (AP, 5:56 PM ET)
Brewers OF Braun leaves with rib cage tightness (AP, 4:22 PM ET)
Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise (AP, 3:18 PM ET)
Angels mourn death of P Aaron Cox, Trout's brother-in-law (AP, 2:28 PM ET)
Puig takes swing at Hundley before Giants rally past Dodgers (AP, 3:18 AM ET)
Upton homers, drives in 3 to lift Angels past Padres 7-3 (AP, 2:45 AM ET)
LEADING OFF: Acuna's instant pop, Astros skid, Paxton struck (AP, 2:19 AM ET)
A's edge Mariners to pull within 1 game of 1st in AL West (AP, 2:10 AM ET)
Mariners' Cano returns from drug suspension, now playing 1B (AP, 2:10 AM ET)
Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5 (AP, 1:16 AM ET)
Puig takes swing at Hundley, both ejected as benches clear (AP, 1:12 AM ET)
Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to 6-4 win over Nationals (AP, 12:44 AM ET)
Arenado's 30th HR helps Rockies over Verlander, Astros 5-1 (AP, 12:40 AM ET)
Polanco, Sano fuel Twins in 5-2 win over Pirates (AP, 12:37 AM ET)
Goldschmidt homers, Corbin sharp in D-backs 6-4 win at Texas (AP, 12:34 AM ET)
Happ shines for Yankees again in 4-1 win over Rays (AP, 12:24 AM ET)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

LEADING OFF: Acuna's instant pop, Astros skid, Paxton struck (AP, 11:59 PM ET)
Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves' 10-6 win (AP, 11:55 PM ET)
M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's (AP, 11:51 PM ET)
LaMarre's hometown homer helps White Sox beat Tigers, 6-3 (AP, 11:46 PM ET)
Ramirez, Kluber lift Indians past Reds 8-1 (AP, 11:17 PM ET)
Braves' Acuna homers in 5th straight; 3 leadoff shots in row (AP, 10:55 PM ET)
Davis, Jones, Beckham go deep as O's beat Mets 6-3 (AP, 10:53 PM ET)
M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's (AP, 10:43 PM ET)
Brock Holt's pinch-hit homer lifts Red Sox over Phillies 2-1 (AP, 10:39 PM ET)
Mariners' Cano returns from drug suspension, now playing 1B (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps (AP, 8:40 PM ET)
Braves' Acuna homers in 5th straight; 3 leadoff shots in row (AP, 8:38 PM ET)
Rays get touted prospect from Pirates as PTBNL for Archer (AP, 8:33 PM ET)
Braun hits 2 HRs, Chacin goes 7 as Brewers beat Cubs 7-0 (AP, 7:38 PM ET)
Beltre out of Rangers lineup after hurting hamstring again (AP, 7:22 PM ET)
Brewers acquire righty Thompson from Phillies (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Indians place Trevor Bauer on DL with stress fracture (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
Nationals place Madson on DL with back injury (AP, 6:22 PM ET)
Cubs' Darvish looks ready to go on rehab assignment (AP, 2:08 PM ET)
Double duty: Braves' Acuna rips 2 leadoff HRs in 1 day (AP, 10:54 AM ET)