Steve Pearce became the latest Blue Jay to hit a game-ending home run. Pearce hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the 10th inning and Toronto beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. ''Hopefully we just keep the ball…IAN HARRISON (Associated Press)
The Cleveland Indians are finally starting to look like the defending AL champions. Cleveland ran its winning streak to a seven games - its longest of the season - and moved to a season-high 10 games over .500 with Thursday's 2-1 victory over the…STEVE HERRICK (Associated Press)
The Washington Nationals staged their own version of the Home Run Derby, with Michael Blazek serving as the unwilling batting practice pitcher. Washington tied a franchise record with eight homers and matched two major league marks during a…DAVID GINSBURG (AP Sports Writer)
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have placed All-Star outfielder Avisail Garcia on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb.
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins traded Triple-A catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday for Double-A left-hander Gabriel Moya.