Padres right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement before San Diego played the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Weaver, a three-time All-Star, battled health issues since signing with the Padres in the offseason. The 12-year veteran, who…JAY PARIS (Associated Press)
Royals manager Ned Yost played the percentages when he intentionally walked pinch-hitter Rajai Davis to load the bases with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning. The move, which came after Mike Minor's wild pitch left first base open,…MICHAEL WAGAMAN (Associated Press)
The Dodgers hit that mark for the first time since September 1953 with a come-from-behind 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. ''Our focus isn't on being 50, 60 games over .500,'' Los Angeles third baseman Justin Turner said.…BETH HARRIS (AP Sports Writer)
The last-place Cincinnati Reds tightened up their act to rebound from a lopsided loss and hang on against the top team in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett's sacrifice fly drove in Joey Votto from third to break a scoreless tie in the eighth, and…MATT CARLSON (Associated Press)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler had harsh words Tuesday for Angel Hernandez, saying the veteran umpire should get a different job.