6/5/2013 | CC answers challenge, completes sweep of Tribe
Turning in his first complete game of the season, CC Sabathia retired the side in order in the ninth to seal New York's 6-4 sweep-clinching victory over the Tribe in front of 42,477 fans in the Bronx.
6/5/2013 | Cubs get OK to schedule more night games
The Cubs will add 16 more night games next season and be able to add late afternoon Friday starts this year as part of an agreement reached Wednesday in Chicago.
6/5/2013 | MLB Notebook: Game 2 a huge hit for Puig
Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig on Tuesday night became just the 16th player since 1916 to have a multihomer game in first or second career contest.
6/5/2013 | Who's No. 1? Astros weighing Draft options
The Houston Astros entered the month of May with six, possibly seven, candidates for the No. 1 overall pick in the First-Year Player Draft. Now, with just 24 hours until the Draft kicks off on Thursday night, there hasn't been too much change in the situation, with a group of five prospects still being discussed in Houston's Draft room. At least the Astros can't say they didn't warn everyone.
6/5/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 5
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/5/2013 | Westbrook makes rehab start for Double-A Springfield
Jake Westbrook took another step toward rejoining the Cardinals rotation on Tuesday as he recovers from right elbow inflammation.
6/5/2013 | Rizzo picks up Cubs with clutch double in 10th
Anthony Rizzo smacked a three-run double with two outs in the 10th inning on Wednesday night to power the Cubs to an 8-6 victory over the Angels and split the brief Interleague series.
6/5/2013 | D-backs dispute call at third; Trammell tossed
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson was pretty sure his third baseman, Martin Prado, had tagged Carlos Beltran on an attempted steal in the sixth inning. Prado kept his cool enough to stay in the game, but bench coach Alan Trammell was ejected when he yelled something from the bench after watching a replay of the play.
6/5/2013 | Lacking best stuff, Weaver keeps club in game
Jered Weaver did not have his best stuff Tuesday night vs. the Cubs, but the right-hander did exactly what aces are expected to do as he battled through it and gave his team a chance to win.
6/5/2013 | Lofty goals completely justified for Athletics
Many baseball people will tell you that it takes 60 games to find out what kind of team you have on your hands. Despite falling to the Brewers on Tuesday, failure seems fluky for the A's. In fact, anything short of success seems like a surprise.
6/5/2013 | Braun maintains innocence despite new report
Ryan Braun remained defiant about his innocence on Tuesday night, hours after an ESPN "Outside the Lines" report raised new concerns that the Brewers' star left fielder could face a suspension in the coming weeks.
6/5/2013 | Lincecum shines to win pitchers' duel vs. Jays
Tim Lincecum yielded a first-inning homer before retiring 18 of the next 20 hitters he confronted in seven assertive innings Tuesday as the Giants outlasted the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1.
6/5/2013 | Puig's second game is better than his first
Yasiel Puig followed up his remarkable debut with a two-homer, five-RBI game, carrying the Dodgers past the Padres, 9-7, on Tuesday night.
6/5/2013 | Melky happy to be back in San Francisco
Melky Cabrera received a cold welcome from the fans at AT&T Park in his long-awaited return to San Francisco on Tuesday. It marked Cabrera's first public appearance in San Francisco since last year's 50-game suspension following a positive test for a banned substance. Even though the crowd's reaction came as anticipated, Cabrera said before the game the trip was something he had been looking forward to.
6/4/2013 | Disputed foul call leads to Aviles' ejection
Shortly after sending a pitch from closer Mariano Rivera to right field for a flyout to seal Cleveland's 4-3 loss to the Yankees on Tuesday, Mike Aviles continued an argument with home-plate umpire Tony Randazzo. With Indians manager Terry Francona and third-base coach Brad Mills standing in the middle, Randazzo ejected Aviles.
6/4/2013 | Rangers use Murphy to save pitching staff
Outfielder David Murphy enjoyed a unique distinction on Tuesday night. He was the only Rangers pitcher to pitch a complete inning and not allow a run to the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
6/4/2013 | MLB's vigilant PED testing sends strong message
Baseball wants a clean sport. Baseball wants an even playing field. Baseball will test. Baseball will punish. Every player who wears the uniform should understand this by now. So should the millions of kids who dream of wearing one.
6/4/2013 | Carp ejected late in rout over Rangers
Rangers outfielder David Murphy was relegated to mop-up duty on the mound in the eighth inning of the Red Sox 17-5 win Tuesday. And he struck out Mike Carp.
6/4/2013 | MLB eyes penalties for Cruz, others linked to clinic
Major League Baseball's stalled investigation into a Miami clinic that allegedly distributed performance-enhancing drugs to prominent players could be coming to the forefront again and that might mean trouble for Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz.
6/4/2013 | Pujols' clutch homer snaps Halos' four-game skid
Albert Pujols led the Angels to a 4-3 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday night, hitting a majestic two-run eight-inning homer to bail out a sputtering offense, back a solid Jered Weaver and avoid a five-game losing streak.
6/4/2013 | Peavy injured in White Sox eighth straight loss
White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy left Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Mariners in the third inning after feeling rib pain in his left side. X-rays were negative for a fracture, and an MRI is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Seattle.
6/4/2013 | Yankees await details on A-Rod speculation
ESPN's "Outside the Lines" reported on Tuesday night that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is one of the bold-faced names that Major League Baseball may seek to suspend for connections to the Miami-area anti-aging Biogenesis clinic founded by Anthony Bosch.
6/4/2013 | Peralta declines comment on Bosch report
When Jhonny Peralta reported to Spring Training under the shadow of a story reporting that his name was included in the records of Biogenesis, he declined comment. His response was much the same to Tuesday's report that Bosch is now prepared to cooperate with investigators for MLB, which in turn is prepared to use that information to pursue suspensions for as many as 20 players, including Peralta.
6/4/2013 | Montero among players MLB may penalize
Mariners catcher Jesus Montero's name is among about 20 players mentioned as facing possible suspensions by Major League Baseball in connection with an investigation of the Biognesis anti-aging clinic in Miami, according to a report Tuesday on ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
6/4/2013 | For super scout, just another manic discovery
Mike Brito, the scout who discovered Fernando Valenzuela more than a generation ago, saw his latest discovery debut on Monday night, perhaps beginning a new era of mania.
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