Ex-OF Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced former major league outfielder Raul Mondesi to eight years in prison for corruption and mishandling of public funds while serving as mayor of his hometown of San... More »


Renfroe first Padres rookie to belt 3 home runs

SAN DIEGO -- David Peralta hit a leadoff homer and added a go-ahead double in the seventh for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who scored 11 runs in the final four innings and overcame Hunter Renfroe's three homers as the NL... More »

Manfred: Teams pursuing Otani will follow rules

SEATTLE -- With Japanese star Shohei Otani considering a jump to a Major League Baseball team, commissioner Rob Manfred said he believes it will be hard for teams to circumvent existing contract rules in pursuit of the... More »


Red Sox ace Sale reaches 300 strikeout mark

BALTIMORE -- Chris Sale struck out 13 to become the first American League pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and the Boston Red Sox moved to the brink of clinching a playoff berth by beating the Orioles 9-0 on... More »


Brewers' Nelson to miss 'chunk' of '18

Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Jimmy Nelson will need surgery to repair his partially torn labrum and is expected to miss "a chunk" of the 2018 season, general manager David Stearns said Wednesday. More »

O's Machado, Beckham ruled out vs. Red Sox

Baltimore Orioles infielders Manny Machado and Tim Beckham will miss the team's series finale against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Machado is battling the flu, and Beckham is recovering from a dental procedure. More »

Judge hits 45th HR; Gregorius passes Jeter

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge hit his AL-leading 45th home run and topped 100 RBIs; Didi Gregorius surpassed Derek Jeter for the most home runs by a Yankees shortstop; and New York beat the Minnesota Twins 11-3 Wednesday for... More »