WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dusty Baker will miss the Washington Nationals weekend series against the San Diego Padres to attend his son Darren's graduation.
Masahiro Tanaka gets extra rest, and the Kansas City Royals get to stay on schedule. The game between the Royals and New York Yankees was postponed by rain Thursday, with the announcement coming on a wet morning in New York City about five hours…MIKE FITZPATRICK (AP Baseball Writer)
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves designated right-hander Josh Collmenter for assignment after he surrendered three homers and seven runs in the 10th inning of a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated outfielder Gregory Polanco from the 10-day disabled list.
Mike Leake isn't shocked to see his name atop the National League ERA leaderboard. Leake allowed four hits over eight innings and dropped his ERA to 1.91, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Wednesday night. ''No,…JILL PAINTER (Associated Press)