Jimmy Rollins came through in the clutch against his old team and the Dodgers held on for a hard-fought 10-7 victory over the Phillies on Monday night at Dodger Stadium in a game that took four hours and 13 minutes to complete.
Jon Lester recorded his first Major League hit with an infield single off John Lackey in the second inning on Monday night to end a career hitless streak that began in 2006.
Yoenis Cespedes slugged his way to two Home Run Derby titles in his career. He's going to need some help from fans in the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote if he's going to take his swings at a third next week.
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was left off the American League roster for the 2015 All-Star Game on July 14 in Cincinnati, but he still has a chance to become an All-Star for the first time in his career via the Esurance MLB Final Vote.
The White Sox rallied for three unearned runs against Mark Buehrle in the eighth inning, claiming a 4-2 victory Monday night in the series opener with the Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field.. Chris Sale didn't reach double-digits in strikeouts, but he did pitch his first complete game of 2015.
Andrew McCutchen not only made his fifth consecutive Midsummer Classic as the rest of the National League squad was announced Monday night -- but is also the pick to replace the injured Giancarlo Stanton in the starting lineup for the 86th All-Star Game. McCutchen will be joined by first-timers A.J. Burnett and Gerrit Cole, and fellow 2013 All-Star Mark Melancon in the Pirates contingent.
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The baseball gods will be working overtime Tuesday, with a slate of 16 games on the books -- including one doubleheader -- starting early in the afternoon and ending late in the evening.
Pedro Alvarez, who is Padres interim manager Pat Murphy's son-in-law, dealt the decisive blow in the Pirates' 2-1 walk-off win over the Padres.
Albert Pujols was selected to the All-Star Game as a reserve on Monday and will ultimately join Mike Trout in the American League's starting lineup, starting at first base in place of the injured Miguel Cabrera.
With the starters for the 2015 All-Star Game announced on Sunday, and the pitchers and reserves on Monday, there are still two spots up for grabs.
Max Scherzer is well on his way to winning the Cy Young, but it's exactly how he's doing it that's so unique. With a high-spinning fastball, Scherzer's combination of whiffs and fly balls is rarely seen.
The All-Star Game pitchers and reserves for the American and National Leagues are being announced live on the Esurance All-Star Selection Show on ESPN, followed by the nominees for the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote in both leagues.
The starters for the 86th All-Star Game were announced on Sunday night, and the two marquee teams have enough fireworks in supply to keep the spirit of Independence Day humming right along.