LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Kemp is making a case for himself, regardless of where he's playing the rest of the season.BETH HARRIS (AP Sports Writer)
His left oblique no longer a painful obstacle, Francisco Liriano is starting to look like the dominant pitcher he was for Pittsburgh in 2013. With the Pirates in the thick of the race in the NL Central, the timing couldn't be better. Liriano…MICHAEL WAGAMAN (Associated Press)
Brett Gardner got things started for the New York Yankees with a leadoff home run, then had three more hits after that. Despite all that and Mark Teixeira's two-run homer in his return to the starting lineup, the Yankees sweated it out until the…STEPHEN HAWKINS (AP Sports Writer)
The Miami Marlins have gotten contributions from a number of players during their recent surge. Henderson Alvarez pitched seven scoreless innings, Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs and the surging Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington…CHRISTOPHER STOCK (Associated Press)
HOUSTON (AP) -- Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.