Gerrit Cole was in Noah Syndergaard's shoes in 2013, anointed the next big thing and freighted with the weight of outsized expectations. Now in his third year in the majors, Cole is in the process of exceeding them all. The Pittsburgh Pirates…WILL GRAVES (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prince Fielder launched two long homers, drove in four runs and helped the Texas Rangers hold off the New York Yankees 10-9 Friday night for their third straight win.BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Evan Longoria hit a three-run homer off Scott Kazmir and the Tampa Bay Rays powered past the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night.GEORGE HENRY (Associated Press)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Brandon Moss homered and drove in three runs, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.