Follow live: Dodgers hold lead over Cubs
RBIs from Chase Utley and Yasmani Grandal have Los Angeles in front of Chicago.
Cubs rocking 'Anchorman' suits for road trip.
Chicago is embarking on a six-game West Coast trip in 1970s style.
Harper crushes ball into upper deck.
Bryce Harper pads Washington's lead with a two-run dinger that travels 414 feet, landing in the right-field upper deck.
Goodness gracious. Bryce Harper just incinerated the baseball, sending it into the third deck at Nats Park for a two-run jack to give Washington a 5-1 lead over San Diego. Harper's 15 homers are most in the NL.
Scherzer keeps Padres guessing all night.
Max Scherzer finishes an out shy of a complete game and strikes out 13 batters to pick up his fifth win of the season.
Tanaka strikes out a career-high 13.
Coming off two straight starts lasting under three innings, Masahiro Tanaka fans 13 batters and gives up one run over 7 1/3 innings.
Just like that, Masahiro Tanaka looks like he's fixed whatever was ailing him. Tonight, he threw 38 two-strike pitches, 20 of them splitters outside of the strike zone, and he got 12 swings resulting in five of his 13 total strikeouts on them. Every single one of those numbers represented a season high for him. It's like a totally different version of Tanaka showed up tonight, so hey, get him back in there and hope it lasts.
Judge can't get foul ball, but gets high-five from fan.
When Aaron Judge goes seeking a foul ball that is out his reach, a fan asks him for a high-five and he delivers.
Every team needs a Judge's Chambers section, and here are some suggestions
From geography lessons to off-Broadway shows and bums in the bleachers, we take a swing at naming an area of every major league park.
Stanton drills homer 462 feet.
Giancarlo Stanton's 462-foot home run in the bottom of the first inning Friday was the 25th of his career of at least 460 feet.
Giancarlo Stanton shows off his strength
Giancarlo Stanton hit his longest home run of the season Friday night, a 462-foot shot that added to his reputation for smacking long home runs.
Squirrel invades Indians game ... again.
During the Royals-Indians game, a squirrel makes its way onto the field and across the outfield, which is reminiscent of when a squirrel delayed a Cleveland game earlier in May.
Fan takes a tumble trying to catch foul ball.
A fan tries to catch Jean Segura's hard foul ball to left field with one hand but falls over two rows of seats.
The evolution of Cesar Hernandez comes courtesy of his 71-year-old bench coach
The Phillies' second baseman and coach Larry Bowa form a bond based on tough love that crosses generational and cultural lines. But the budding star isn't the only one who had to change for Hernandez to shine in Philadelphia.
Is Boston breaking David Price?
Forget postseason pressure. The Red Sox need their lefty now. But if he's ready -- and pitches like an ace -- it could buy him a ticket out of town.
Rocket men: Red Sox pitchers mow down 20 Rangers
Five Boston pitchers combined to tie the major league record for strikeouts in a game, and they were helped by a missed call in the ninth inning.
Real or not? Giants still have playoff hopes, 20 strikeouts are boring
San Francisco's odds of making the postseason have gone down, but there's still a chance, while Boston's pitchers put the Rangers' bats to sleep.
Uni Watch: MLB captains wearing the C
Just who were the baker's dozen that donned the coveted C on their MLB uniform?
Which relievers are most likely to move before trade deadline?
Once teams decide whether they have a real chance at contending or are just pretending, there will be strong bullpen help on the market.
Should the Cubs put Javier Baez (or another young star) on the trade block?
Ian Happ is turning heads, and Kyle Schwarber has value, too. But when we asked MLB execs who could land Chicago an ace, one name came up the most.
Olney: A's Sonny Gray could become No. 1 target at trade deadline
Oakland's ace appears to be back to All-Star form, which would cause a seismic shift of the market for contenders like the Cubs, Yankees and Astros.
Philadelphia's Freddy Galvis has one eye on home and the other on home plate
As political protests rage over a financial crisis in Venezuela, MLB players from there, including Phillies SS Freddy Galvis, share a growing concern.
Vote: Which team is most likely to end championship drought next?
There are some teams that have been waiting a long time to celebrate a World Series victory, so make your pick for which is closest to having a parade.
On This Date: Canseco's blooper reel HR.
On May 26, 1993, while playing right field for the Texas Rangers, Jose Canseco turned a deep fly ball into a home run after it goes off his head and over the fence.
Which players are doing the most to carry their teams?
When it comes to players shouldering a heavy load for their squads, the Angels' Mike Trout comes to mind, but he's not the MLB's only one-man show.
Is it time for teams to treat Mike Trout like Barry Bonds?
It's called the Bonds Treatment -- walking a batter intentionally even in the most outlandish situations. Until now, it has applied to only one man. Here's the case for -- and against -- adding the reigning American League MVP to the list.
Trout's key to success: Keeping the same routine.
Mike Trout tells Scott Van Pelt about how keeping the same routine and gaining experience have made him a better player.
Pitchers are slowing down to speed up
The fastest fireballers are taking longer between pitches, and it’s helping their velocity.
After 20 years, what keeps Bartolo Colón coming back for more?
On his 44th birthday, Colón says no one is more surprised than him that he's still pitching. But he's driven by a love for the game, an appreciation for his experiences -- and maybe a chance at another home run.
On his 44th birthday, Bartolo Colón says no one is more surprised than he is that he's still pitching. But he's driven by a love for the game, an appreciation for his experiences -- and maybe a chance at another home run.
The former MVP is hitting .361 with seven homers and ... wait, how many RBIs? For the Giants catcher, the numbers just aren't adding up.
Just how many homers can the Yankees right fielder hit this season? We're about to find out. Follow along as we track the new slugger in the Bronx.