The Indians acquired backup catcher Chris Gimenez from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations. Cleveland was in need of another experienced catcher after Roberto Perez injured his right thumb last weekend making a tag in Philadelphia and was…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Braves right fielder Nick Markakis has left the team because of a family emergency, manager Fredi Gonzalez said before Wednesday afternoon's game against the Mets.
In a game where runs were at a premium, Justin Smoak's first two home runs of the season couldn't have come at a better time. Trailing throughout Tuesday night's game against the Texas Rangers following Rougned Odor's first career lead-off home run…PAUL ATTFIELD (Associated Press)
Jose Quintana supplied the pitching, Jose Abreu took care of the offense and the defense was there all night long. The White Sox said goodbye to a longtime teammate, and then went right back to work. Quintana pitched eight crisp innings for his…JAY COHEN (AP Sports Writer)
It was hard to tell who'd been slumping more lately: Lorenzo Cain or the Kansas City Royals. With one swing of the bat, Cain may have gotten both of them on track. The All-Star outfielder capped a three-run ninth inning with a two-out single to…DAVE SKRETTA (AP Sports Writer)