DENVER (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Scott Van Slyke on the 15-day disabled list with back inflammation.
The Nationals say pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been diagnosed with a strained left trapezius, an upper back muscle where the arm meets the neck. Strasburg left Friday's start at Cincinnati after 16 pitches and was put on the disabled list the…BENJAMIN STANDIG (Associated Press)
Albert Pujols and Mike Trout are swinging the bats like there's no tomorrow. Pujols homered twice, Trout and David Freese also went deep, and the Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 Monday night for their fifth straight victory. ''It took us a…JOE RESNICK (Associated Press)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gerrit Cole struck out a nine to win his third straight start, Neil Walker hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the fifth after a pair of called strikeouts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Monday…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
''So I said, 'Oh no, I better get it under control when I get out there on the mound.' I was focused and able to make pitches.'' After the second or third inning, deGrom said, ''I knew I could make pitches and able to make them on both sides of the…