ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have optioned rookie right-hander Aaron Blair to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled left-hander Matt Marksberry.
Now that Mark Teixeira is back in their lineup, the New York Yankees can only hope he remains healthy enough to stay there. The switch-hitting first baseman was activated from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and batted sixth against the Minnesota…MIKE FITZPATRICK (AP Baseball Writer)
The New York Mets signed shortstop Jose Reyes to a minor league contract on Saturday, creating a reunion with the team's former star who now must overcome a suspension for domestic violence as he attempts to revive his career. Reyes, 33, played…CHARLES ODUM (AP Sports Writer)
The ''even-year'' San Francisco Giants are on a history-making run. Jake Peavy threw seven strong innings in another solid start, Brandon Belt hit a three-run double and Angel Pagan had three hits as the San Francisco Giants defeated the…GIDEON RUBIN (Associated Press)
Adam Lind provided the clutch hit that escaped the Seattle Mariners during their six-game losing streak. Lind hit a winning three-run home run in the ninth inning off St. Louis closer Trevor Rosenthal to give the Mariners a 4-3 victory over the…TIM BOOTH (AP Sports Writer)