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Diamondbacks rally twice to beat Dodgers 10-6 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:20

After losing seven straight games to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Arizona Diamondbacks appeared headed for eight in a row until they pulled off a pair of comebacks Monday night. Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Arizona erased a four-run deficit in a 10-6 victory over its NL West rival. Castillo doubled against reliever Pedro Baez (1-1) to drive in Jake Lamb with none out.

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Pederson raps 20th HR, nears NL rookie mark

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:05
Joc Pederson hit his 20th homer of the season Monday night and trails only Wally Berger (22 in 1930) and Albert Pujols (21 in 2001) for the most homers by a National League rookie before July 1.
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Graveman, homers help A's cruise past Rox

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:56
The A's got home runs from Josh Reddick, Ike Davis and Billy Butler, powering their way to a 7-1 win against the Rockies in Monday's series opener at the Coliseum to snap a three-game losing streak.
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Trout puts Angels on his back vs. Yankees

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:56
Mike Trout did it all on Monday night, turning in a couple of run-saving, highlight-reel catches and clubbing another home run while leading the Angels to a 4-1 win over the Yankees in Southern California.
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Trout of sight: Star robs 2 hits, slugs 20th HR

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:30
Angels center fielder Mike Trout twice robbed the Yankees' Chris Young of a run-scoring extra-base hit and in between he hit his 20th home run of the season in Monday night's series opener.
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Reddick, Davis, Butler homer for A's in 7-1 win over Rockies (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:17

Josh Reddick and Ike Davis quickly helped the Oakland Athletics put a difficult weekend behind them. Reddick and Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the A's snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Monday night. ''That was really big,'' Graveman said.

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Confidence key to Graveman's ace-like starts

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:16
Kendall Graveman is pitching like an ace in the back of the A's rotation. No longer lacking in confidence, the right-hander is thriving on it and ensuring his teammates a quality start every fifth day.
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Mike Trout powers Angels past Yankees 4-1 with bat and glove (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:56

Mike Trout showed off practically every aspect of his MVP talent against the New York Yankees, from his early homer to his late stolen base with a couple of jaw-dropping catches in between. Trout and C.J. Cron homered, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun added run-scoring doubles, and the Angels beat the Yankees 4-1 Monday night for their fifth victory in seven games. Trout hit his 20th homer of the season in the third inning against CC Sabathia (3-8), crushing a drive to the base of the fake rock pile beyond center field.

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McCullers, Altuve lead Astros over Royals

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:41
Jose Altuve kickstarted the Astros' three-run third inning with his seventh home run, matching a career high, while Lance McCullers allowed just one run over seven innings as the Astros topped the Royals, 6-1, on Monday.
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Reds grab big lead, then fend off Twins

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:23
In a game where a cornucopia of runs were scored in the early innings, the Reds held off the Twins to claim a series-opening 11-7 victory on Monday night at Great American Ball Park.
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Making late push, Frazier pads ASG resume

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:13
With only a few days remaining in the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot voting, Todd Frazier added more reasoning Monday for why he deserves to be the National League's starting third baseman.
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Altuve continues power surge in latest victory

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:09
With a batting title in tow, Jose Altuve's already known as a high-average hitter. But the star second baseman is starting to tap into some power.
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McCullers continues to impress in rookie campaign

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 04:57
By now, Astros manager A.J. Hinch knows what to expect from rookie pitcher Lance McCullers. And McCullers pays no mind to what opponents expect of him.
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Anderson flirts with perfection in beating Rays

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 04:56
Cody Anderson handcuffed the Rays while the Indians' offense put together enough run support in a 7-1 win over the Rays Monday night at Tropicana Field.
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Anderson brilliant in second Major League start

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 04:28
Indians catcher Yan Gomes knew Cody Anderson was doing something special midway through Monday's 7-1 win over the Rays.
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Lucroy has 4 hits, 2 RBIs, helps Brewers down Phillies (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 04:23

Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun seem to always have a good time when hitting at Citizens Bank Park. Lucroy had four of the Brewers' season high-tying 16 hits and drove in two runs and Braun added three hits and an RBI, leading Milwaukee to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in baseball. ''That was kind of vintage Lucroy tonight,'' Brewers manager Craig Counsell said.

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With 4 SBs, Hamilton races to 40-steal mark

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 04:03
Billy Hamilton returned to a familiar role as the leadoff hitter to help lift the Reds defeat the Twins, 11-7, in Monday night's series opener at Great American Ball Park. Hamilton was able to utilize his speed throughout the game as he reached base in his first four at bats and recorded four steals, including his 40th of the season.
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Key things to watch for in today's games

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 04:01
After just nine games on Monday, all 30 teams are back in action today for a full slate.
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Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 03:48

PHOENIX (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Clay dominates north of the border

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 03:48
Clay Buchholz doesn't have a grand theory to explain his career success pitching at Rogers Centre, but he's willing to take a stab at it.
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