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Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A's rout White Sox 10-2

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Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2. More>>

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

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Alex Faedo pitched three-hit shutout ball for 7 1/3 innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win. More>>

LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop

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LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop. More>>

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1

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Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched seven dazzling innings in his first shot at the New York Yankees after 12 seasons in the minors, and Carlos Gomez homered for the Texas Rangers in their 8-1 victory. More>>

Lester goes 7 innings to help Cubs beat Marlins 5-3

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Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3. More>>

Orioles avoid dubious pitching mark, Bundy beats Rays 8-3

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Dylan Bundy helped Baltimore avoid a dubious pitching record, throwing seven solid innings as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3. More>>

Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget

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Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come. More>>

White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

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The Chicago White Sox have held a pregame ceremony to retire the No. 56 jersey worn by former star pitcher Mark Buehrle. More>>

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

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Jason Vargas picked up his major league-leading 11th victory as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. More>>

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

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Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna feeling 'anxious' and 'weird'; closer says he is unsettled 'mentally'. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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Caleb Gilbert held LSU to two hits in 7 1/3 innings, Michael Papierski homered from both sides of the plate and LSU beat No. 1 national seed Oregon State 6-1 to reach the College World Series finals. More>>

Rangers put Perez on DL after LHP hurts right thumb at hotel

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Martin Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after injuring the thumb on his non-pitching hand in an accident at the team hotel, the latest setback for a depleted Texas Rangers rotation. More>>

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

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The Boston Red Sox retired the No. 34 for slugger David Ortiz in a pregame ceremony before a packed Fenway Park. More>>

Dodgers' Urias to have season-ending shoulder surgery

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Left-hander Julio Urias, the Los Angeles Dodgers' top prospect, needs shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season. More>>

Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade

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Activated from the disabled list and inserted into the New York Mets' starting lineup at second base rather than shortstop, Asdrubal Cabrera said he wants to be traded. More>>

TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

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Evan Skoug hit a bases-clearing double, four TCU pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and the Horned Frogs beat Florida 9-2 to force a second Bracket 2 final at the College World Series. More>>

Mejia, 3 relievers hold Indians to 4 hits in Twins' 5-0 win

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Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the AL Central's top two teams. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

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Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. More>>

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

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The Detroit Tigers have released Francisco Rodriguez, one day after the 35-year-old reliever allowed a grand slam to Robinson Cano in his latest rough outing. More>>

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

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A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican has been moved out of hospital intensive care. More>>

LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back

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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back. More>>

TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

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Sean Wymer struck out national player of the year Brendan McKay in two key situations while pitching 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, and TCU was on the right side of two close plays in a 4-3 win over Louisville in a College World Series elimination game. More>>

Jackson has 3 hits, 3 RBIs to carry Indians past Orioles 6-3

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Austin Jackson had three hits and three RBIs, Erik Gonzalez homered and the Cleveland Indians put on another offensive show at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles in a 6-3 victory. More>>

AP source: Jeter doesn't have money needed to buy Marlins

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A person familiar with the negotiations says Derek Jeter has told the Miami Marlins he still doesn't have the necessary money to buy the team but is close. More>>

Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

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Chicago Cubs send struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa. More>>

Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys

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President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, former LA Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt to be U.S. ambassadors. More>>

LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back

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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back. More>>

Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

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President Donald Trump is hosting his first congressional picnic and says he hopes a spirit of "unity" will soon develop in nation's capital. More>>

'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz

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The city of Boston renamed a street next to Fenway Park 'David Ortiz Drive'. More>>

Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3

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Goldschmidt, Owings hit 3-run homers, Godley pitches strongly into the eighth as Diamondbacks beat Rockies, 10-3. More>>

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

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Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4. More>>

Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is getting a street named in his honor in Boston, joining the bridge already named after him in the city. More>>

Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

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Catcher Stephen Vogt has been designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics, while rookie infielder Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled list with a knee infection that has kept him out of three straight games. More>>

Puig, Grandal power Dodgers past Mets 8-2 and into 1st place

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Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Yasmani Grandal added two solo shots and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers took over first place in the NL West by battering New York Mets pitching again for an 8-2 victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts

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LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts. More>>

Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

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Jarrod Dyson's bunt single broke up Justin Verlander's bid for a perfect game in the sixth inning and sparked the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over the Detroit Tigers. More>>

Marlins rally in 8th to beat Scherzer and Nats 2-1

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Max Scherzer's bid for the third no-hitter of his career ended with one out in the eighth inning, and he then gave up two unearned runs as the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1. More>>

Gregorius, Holliday HR, Yanks thump Angels 8-4 to end skid

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Didi Gregorius and Matt Holliday each hit a go-ahead homer and New York piled on from there, lifting the Yankees over the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 to snap a season-high seven-game losing streak. More>>

Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

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Jared Poche' became LSU's all-time wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College World Series with a 7-4 win Wednesday night. More>>

Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens' bases-loaded walk

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Erick Aybar hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Luis Torrens walked with the bases loaded against Koji Uehara in the eighth and the San Diego Padres stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2. More>>

Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

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Braves star Freddie Freeman is '100 percent go' on making move from first base to third base to keep Matt Adams' bat in the lineup. More>>

Smith, Rays finally catch Hamilton in rundown, beat Reds 8-3

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Tampa Bay left fielder Mallex Smith rushed in to tag out speedy Billy Hamilton after a lengthy rundown, highlighting the Rays' 8-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds. More>>

MLB, players' union donate $1M to Negro Leagues museum in KC

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Major League Baseball and its players association have donated $1 million to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City to support its operations, expansion and educational opportunities. More>>

Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. More>>

FBI: Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

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The FBI says a gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field. More>>

Nationals' Scherzer gives up hit to Marlins in 8th inning

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Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has held the Miami Marlins hitless through six innings in a bid for the third no-hitter of his career. More>>

Seager hits 3 of Dodgers' 5 HRs in 12-0 win over Mets

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Corey Seager hit three homers in a game for the second time in his young career and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep five times in a 12-0 victory over the New York Mets. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Dodgers on homer roll

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LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Dodgers on homer roll. More>>

Sale sharp, Red Sox move into 1st with 8-3 romp over Royals

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Boston ace Chris Sale shut down the Kansas City Royals while pitching into the ninth inning, and a rag-tag bunch of Red Sox filling in for injuries pounded their way to an 8-3 victory Wednesday night. More>>

Arenado's triple in 8th lifts Rockies over Diamondbacks, 4-3

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Nolan Arenado hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning and the surging Colorado Rockies rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 in the opening game of their NL West showdown. More>>

Rizzo hits leadoff HR, Cubs beat Padres 4-0

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Anthony Rizzo hit another leadoff home run to help Mike Montgomery get his first win of the season in the Chicago Cubs' 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. More>>

APNewsBreak: Aaron Judge invited to All-Star Home Run Derby

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APNewsBreak: New York Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge says he has been invited to participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Miami on July 10. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Scherzer rides K streak

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LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Scherzer rides K streak. More>>

Rizzo speaks with MLB, no discipline for plate collision

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Anthony Rizzo has spoken with Major League Baseball about his collision Monday with San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges at home plate, but the Chicago Cubs slugger will not be punished. More>>

Howard's 12 Ks, Merrill HR help TCU oust Aggies from CWS 4-1

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Brian Howard matched his career high with 12 strikeouts and TCU beat Texas A&M 4-1 in a College World Series elimination game. More>>

LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox

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LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox. More>>

Bellinger fastest to 21 HRs; Dodgers outslug Mets 10-6

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Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger hit two more homers to set a big league record, and Clayton Kershaw became the NL's first 10-game winner despite giving up a career-high four long balls as Los Angeles held on for a 10-6 victory over the Mets. More>>

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

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Bryce Fehmel limited LSU to two hits in eight innings, KJ Harrison hit the first College World Series grand slam at TD Ameritrade Park, and Oregon State beat LSU 13-1 for its 23rd straight win. More>>

APNewsBreak: MLB international spending soars above $200M

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APNewsBreak: A record $203 million was spent on international amateur free agents in the just-ended signing period, nearly $50 million more than the previous high and a figure that will plummet when a hard cap on spending starts July 2. More>>

Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark

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Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger became the fastest player to 21 home runs in baseball history. More>>

LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox

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LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox. More>>

MLB upholds Strickland's 6-game suspension for Harper brawl

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland began serving a six-game suspension for brawling with Bryce Harper after his appeal was denied by Major League Baseball. More>>

LEADING OFF: Indians set sights on O's, Kershaw faces Mets

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LEADING OFF: Indians set sights on O's, Kershaw faces Mets. More>>

Bogaerts hits 2 homers to lead Red Sox over Astros 6-5

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Xander Bogaerts went deep twice for the first multihomer game of his career and had four RBIs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros. More>>

Arenado completes cycle with game-winning homer for Rockies

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Nolan Arenado completed the cycle with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies stunned the San Francisco Giants by rallying for a 7-5 victory. More>>

Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win

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Colby Fitch drove in four runs, Sam Bordner shut down Texas A&M after it cut Louisville's five-run lead to one, and the Cardinals beat the Aggies 8-4 for their first win in six College World Series games. More>>

Khris Davis' 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees

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Khris Davis hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the third that held up to back rookie Jharel Cotton's first victory since May 4, and the Oakland Athletics completed a four-game sweep of the slumping New York Yankees with a 4-3 win. More>>

LEADING OFF: Indians set sights on O's, Kershaw faces Mets

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LEADING OFF: Indians set sights on O's, Kershaw faces Mets. More>>

Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman returns from disabled list

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Aroldis Chapman rejoined his New York teammates for the series finale in Oakland ready to pitch again after more than a month on the disabled list, and the struggling Yankees couldn't wait to have their flame-throwing closer back in the bullpen. More>>

Bauer, bats lead Indians past Twins 5-2 for 4-game sweep

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Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, Trevor Bauer pitched seven strong innings and Jose Ramirez had his sixth straight multihit game as the Cleveland Indians completed a four-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 5-2 victory. More>>

Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

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John Lackey and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Anthony Rizzo homered among his three hits to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. More>>

DeGrom homers, dominates on mound as Mets stop Nationals 5-1

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Jacob deGrom hit his first major league home run and shut down a bruising Washington lineup on three singles for eight dominant innings, giving the New York Mets a 5-1 win over the Nationals that avoided a four-game sweep. More>>

Indians power past Twins into 1st place with 9-3, 6-2 sweep

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Jose Ramirez homered twice and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 in the first game of the doubleheader. More>>

LEADING OFF: Father's Day tributes, Nats streak, Yanks skid

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LEADING OFF: Father's Day tributes, Nats streak, Yanks skid. More>>

Pete Rose unveils sculpture depicting his headfirst slide

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Pete Rose unveiled a bronze sculpture depicting his headfirst slide outside Great American Ball Park. It's the hits king's latest honor from the Cincinnati Reds, his hometown team. Last June, he was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame. More>>

Twins sign top draft pick Royce Lewis

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The Minnesota Twins have signed shortstop Royce Lewis, the first overall pick in the draft this week. More>>

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

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Amid reports of growing anger in private, Trump publicly acknowledges expanding Russia probe includes him. More>>

Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2

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Ryon Healy went deep twice for his third multihomer game in two weeks, Matt Joyce also hit a long ball and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 5-2. More>>

Cain hits 2 HRs in Royals' 6th straight win, 3-1 over Angels

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Lorenzo Cain hit two homers and drove in three runs, and Ian Kennedy retired the first 17 Angels to end his 16-start winless skid in the Kansas City Royals' sixth consecutive victory, 3-1 over Los Angeles. More>>

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

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The man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing baseball appeared to be ready to head home to Illinois the day before his rampage. More>>

Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

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The facility where GOP House Whip Steve Scalise is recovering from a gunshot says he "will be in the hospital for some time.". More>>

LEADING OFF: Surging Moustakas on pace for career season

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LEADING OFF: Surging Moustakas on pace for career season for Kansas City, Porcello hopes to turn year around, Milwaukee's Anderson an ace, Tanaka's mysterious season continues. More>>

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at the investigators driving the Russia investigation as "very bad and conflicted people," responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. More>>

Pitcher Kyle Wright gets $7M bonus from Braves

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Pitcher Kyle Wright and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a minor league contract with a $7 million signing bonus, the highest in baseball since 2011. A 21-year-old right-hander who pitched for Vanderbilt, Wright grew up a Braves fan in Huntsville, Alabama. More>>

Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

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Lawmakers are returning to the Capitol and, they hope, to some semblance of normalcy a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they practiced for a charity baseball game. More>>

Rizzo's leadoff homer streak ends _ barely, on replay review

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Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs almost led off a game with a home run for the third straight time, hitting a ball into the Allegheny River beyond the right-field stands at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. But it was ruled a foul ball after a replay review. More>>

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

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The man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing baseball had angrily railed against President Donald Trump the day before the shooting. More>>

54-4 Oregon State out to finish job in College World Series

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Oregon State, on a 21-game winning streak and with a 54-4 record, is out to finish job as College World Series opens. More>>

The Latest: Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

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House Speaker Paul Ryan has visited wounded Majority Whip Steve Scalise at a hospital in Washington. More>>

Ex-infielder John Valentin, mom injured in crash

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Former Red Sox and Mets infielder John Valentin and his mom were injured when the SUV he was driving crashed into a building in New Jersey. More>>

FANTASY PLAYS: Handling Smith's chance, Garcia's breakout

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FANTASY PLAYS: Handling Smith's chance, Garcia's breakout. More>>

A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

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A ballgame of unity, spirit and friendly rivalry (won by Democrats in a blowout). More>>

The Latest: Doctors call Scalise's condition improved

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A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. More>>

Khris Davis' bloop single in 10th lifts A's past Yankees 8-7

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Khris Davis blooped a two-run single in the 10th inning that glanced off second baseman Starlin Castro's glove in shallow center and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees in a seesaw 8-7 win. More>>

A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

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Republicans and Democrats fight for bragging rights in the annual congressional baseball game as one unit _ Team Scalise. More>>

APNewsBreak: Mark Irvings hired as baseball's arbitrator

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A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Mark Irvings has been picked to replace Fredric Horowitz as Major League Baseball's independent arbitrator. More>>

Mets' Harvey headed to DL with shoulder injury; Walker out

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Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will be sidelined for several weeks with a stress injury to the scapula bone in the right shoulder, the latest injury to a career already slowed by Tommy John surgery and a Thoracic Outlet Syndrome operation. More>>

Cubs draft son of woman killed in 2015 church shooting

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The Chicago Cubs have drafted Chris Singleton, whose mother was among those killed two years ago during the shooting inside a South Carolina church. More>>

Congressman who rose to powerful job still rooted back home

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Rep. Steve Scalise, the House's third-ranking Republican, is known as much for his backslapping, hearty embrace of the lighter side as he is for his rock-solid conservatism and allegiance to the GOP. More>>

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

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The annual Congressional Baseball Game will go on as scheduled, despite Wednesday's shooting at the GOP squad's practice in Alexandria, Virginia. More>>

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

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The man who opened fire on Congress members as they practiced for a charity baseball game was living out of a cargo van and kept mostly to himself. More>>

A morning's baseball drill becomes an assault on Republicans Video included

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A morning's baseball drill becomes an assault on Republicans. More>>

LEADING OFF: Sale goes for No. 9; Hoffman tries for 5th

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LEADING OFF: Sale goes for ninth win; Hoffman tries to improve to 5-0; Gsellman gets another start. More>>

Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police Video included

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice, congressional officials say. More>>

The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

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President Donald Trump will make a statement about the shooting of a top House Republican. More>>

Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

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Rep. Steve Scalise is known for his love of baseball and his home state of Louisiana. More>>

AP Newsbreak: UPS gunman had filed overtime grievance

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San Francisco police confirm a shooting at a sprawling UPS warehouse and customer service center, but no information on injuries has been released. More>>

The Latest: Trump sits by wounded Scalise's bedside

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President Donald Trump says he and the vice president are "deeply saddened" by news of a shooting "tragedy" at a congressional baseball game. More>>

Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

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The Illinois man who shot a Republican congressman and several other people Wednesday while they practiced baseball outside the nation's capital had a number of run-ins with police in recent years. More>>

Granderson snaps tie with 300th HR, Mets rally past Cubs 9-4

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Curtis Granderson opened a five-run eighth inning with his 300th homer, a tiebreaking shot that helped the New York Mets rally past the Chicago Cubs for a 9-4 victory. More>>

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

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The annual Congressional Baseball Game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, will go on as scheduled, despite Wednesday's mass shooting at the GOP squad's practice in Alexandria, Virginia. More>>

Some in GOP say threats of violence against them ignored

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Some Republicans say they're being threatened like never before in the Trump era and believe the violent rhetoric being directed at them by liberals is ignored by mainstream media. More>>

Twice is nice: Rizzo hits another leadoff homer for Cubs

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Anthony Rizzo has two leadoff homers the past two nights for the Cubs in his first two career starts atop the batting order. More>>

Granderson snaps tie with 300th HR, Mets rally past Cubs 9-4

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Curtis Granderson opened a five-run eighth inning with his 300th homer, a tiebreaking shot that helped the New York Mets rally past the Chicago Cubs for a 9-4 victory. More>>

Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

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Members of Congress are looking to beef up security when they gather in public after a top Republican was shot while practicing for a congressional baseball game. More>>

Darren Baker, Dusty's son, plucked by Nats on draft's Day 3

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Darren Baker got scooped up by Dad's team again. The son of Washington manager Dusty Baker was drafted by the Nationals in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball draft. More>>

Ozuna HR starts comeback as Marlins beat A's 11-6

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Marcell Ozuna homered to start the Miami Marlins' comeback from an early four-run deficit, and they beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 to complete a two-game sweep. More>>

Dodgers' Puig makes obscene gesture at Cleveland fans

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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has made an obscene gesture at Cleveland fans after hitting a home run. More>>

Twins set franchise record with 28 hits in 20-7 rout of M's

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Eddie Rosario hit three home runs and drove in five runs and the Minnesota Twins set a franchise record with 28 hits while batting around in two different innings of a 20-7 victory over the Seattle Mariners. More>>

Sabathia leaves with injury; Young rallies Angels past Yanks

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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia exited early with a strained left hamstring, and Eric Young Jr. rallied the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-2 victory in 11 innings that snapped New York's six-game winning streak Tuesday night. More>>

Kershaw wins, Bellinger hits 2 homers as Dodgers top Indians

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Clayton Kershaw extended his unbeaten string and rookie Cody Bellinger hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning off Andrew Miller that lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians. More>>

LEADING OFF: Sabathia hurt, Rizzo up 1st, Bellinger on 1st

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LEADING OFF: Rizzo up 1st; Bellinger on 1st; Santana faces Mariners; Volquez on a roll. More>>

Minor league team pitches pregnancy tests for Father's Day

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A minor league baseball team in Florida has planned an unusual Father's Day promotion _ free pregnancy tests. More>>

Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets

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Anthony Rizzo began the game with a long home run after a surprising move to the leadoff spot, Ian Happ hit his first career grand slam and the Chicago Cubs trounced the New York Mets 14-3. More>>

Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft

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Hunter Greene was selected by Cincinnati as a pitcher, while Brendan McKay's bat attracted Tampa Bay. More>>

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

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Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get. More>>

Pirates' Taillon solid in return following cancer surgery

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Jameson Taillon pitched five scoreless innings in his return from treatments for testicular cancer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2. More>>

Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

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Aaron Judge hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to lead the New York Yankees to their sixth consecutive victory, 5-3 over the Los Angeles Angels. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cespedes still limping, Zimmerman eyes return

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LEADING OFF: Cespedes still limping, Zimmerman eyes return. More>>

Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

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The Minnesota Twins have selected California high school shortstop Royce Lewis with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. More>>

Red Sox TV analyst Remy has cancer again, facing surgery

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Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy said on his Twitter site that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer again and will start treatment in two weeks. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cespedes still limping, Zimmerman eyes return

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LEADING OFF: Cespedes still limping, Zimmerman eyes return. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Sessions poised to testify over his role between Trump campaign and Russia; New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs; Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Orlando nightclub massacre. More>>

Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by 2-way players

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Louisville left-handed pitcher and first baseman Brendan McKay is giving teams a tough decision in the Major League Baseball draft. More>>

McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

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The Houston Astros have placed right-hander Lance McCullers on the 10-day disabled list with a back problem, another blow to a rotation already decimated by injuries. More>>

Twins in first place as big draft night arrives

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The No. 1 pick in Major League Baseball's draft belongs to the Minnesota Twins, who don't exactly look like a rebuilding project these days. More>>

LEADING OFF: Draft Day, Judge takes power show to Anaheim

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LEADING OFF: Draft Day, Judge takes power show to Anaheim. More>>

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

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The Golden State Warriors will try again to close out their second championship in three years with fiery forward Draymond Green on the court to start Game 5 this time. More>>

Judge 2 HRs, hits drive nearly 500 feet, Yanks rout O's 14-3

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Rookie sensation Aaron Judge hit two more home runs, including a drive nearly 500 feet that cleared the distant bleachers at Yankee Stadium and sent New York romping past Baltimore 14-3 for its fifth straight win. More>>

MLB DRAFT: Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pick

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Hoping for more: Last time Twins had No. 1 pick, they used it on local kid Joe Mauer. More>>

Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

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Bounce back, come back: The Cavaliers are up to their old tricks, staving off elimination in the NBA Finals. More>>

Correction: Leading Off story

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LEADING OFF: Scherzer showing Cy Young form once again. More>>

Correction: Rockies-Cubs story

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Mark Reynolds and Charlie Blackmon homered, rookie Jeff Hoffman pitched neatly into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies won their seventh straight game, beating the Chicago Cubs 9-1. More>>

Matz, Cespedes spark Mets to doubleheader sweep of Braves

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Yoenis Cespedes hit a grand slam in his return from a six-week stint on the disabled list and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 in the first game of a doubleheader. More>>

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