Steven Matz pitched a career-high eight innings to win his seventh consecutive start and help the New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday. Matz (7-1) has a 1.13 ERA over his winning streak, not allowing a run in four of those…IAN QUILLEN (Associated Press)
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is missing Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies because of the death of his mother. A team spokesman confirmed Wednesday that Ausmus' mother had died and that he also was expected to miss Friday's…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have added an eighth reliever to their overworked bullpen, selecting the contract of left-hander Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Rochester.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals acquired outfielder Jose Martinez from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations on Wednesday.
Leonys Martin needed a few looks to figure out Ryan Madson's changeup, and then he solved the offspeed pitch in a big way. Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer off the closer in the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 comeback…JIM HOEHN (Associated Press)