David Freese hit a long two-run home run to cap a four-run fifth inning, Sean Rodriguez also homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. Freese hit a 451-foot blast into the…JOHN PERROTTO (Associated Press)
Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis was reinstated from the disabled list Wednesday and immediately inserted into the starting lineup against the New York Yankees. ''Maybe he'll give us a jolt,'' Toronto manager John Gibbons said. With…MIKE FITZPATRICK (AP Baseball Writer)
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has extended his hitting streak to a career-best 29 games with a single Wednesday night against the Colorado Rockies.
Brandon Crawford's alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. Crawford singled in Matt Duffy with two outs in the 10th inning, and the surging Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 Wednesday for their 13th win in 14 games.…MICHAEL WAGAMAN (Associated Press)
Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs' offense to stay perfect. Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 on Wednesday.…JOE HARRIS (Associated Press)