Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list, Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night. Rodriguez returned Thursday after missing three weeks…MARK DIDTLER (Associated Press)
Stephen Piscotty hit a grand slam off Max Scherzer during a five-run third inning and Jaime Garcia quieted the Washington Nationals lineup as the St. Louis Cardinals won 6-2 on Friday night. Coming off consecutive ineffective starts, Garcia held…BENJAMIN STANDIG (Associated Press)
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners placed outfielder Leonys Martin on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled outfielder Stefen Romero before Friday night's game against Minnesota.
Julio Urias lasted just 2 2/3 innings in his Los Angeles Dodgers debut, when he became the first teenage starting pitcher in the major leagues since Seattle's Felix Hernandez in 2005. Wearing striking white glasses and making theatrical jumps over…RONALD BLUM (AP Baseball Writer)
In a game where the Cubs hit several mammoth drives, David Ross' smash against an advertising sign beyond the left-field bleachers stood out. Ross' drive broke open a game in which Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant hit long homers to back Jon Lester and…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)