Astros’ Juan Centeno hits walk-off single

But Jose Altuve welcomed Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna with his third single of the game to start the bottom of the ninth, and after Josh Reddick struck out — leading to an ejection over…


Cardinals rout Reds in finale with big innings

CINCINNATI — Before the Cardinals could savor a nine-run inning or coast to a 13-4 victory over the Reds on Sunday, Adam Wainwright first had to navigate through a nearly calamitous opening frame. But the…


Yonder Alonso goes to Mariners in trade

KANSAS CITY — Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto added some more offensive punch to his lineup on Sunday, trading Minor League outfielder Boog Powell to the A’s for All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso. The 30-year-old…


Brewers’ Domingo Santana exits against Rays

Hernan Perez moved from third base to right field to take Santana’s place, and Shaw entered the game at third, hitting second. “It’s better than I thought,” Shaw said of how his neck felt prior…


Yankees place Matt Holliday on 10-day DL

Girardi said that Cooper will see some reps at first base, though Chase Headley remains the everyday first baseman. If Cooper plays, it will likely be against a left-handed starter. “I’ll incorporate Coop a little…


Indians activate Jason Kipnis from DL

Kipnis will be returning from a right hamstring strain that he sustained on July 8 while trying to beat out a ground ball against the Tigers. He was placed on the DL the following day…


Royals’ Salvador Perez goes on disabled list

Perez is eligible to return on August 15, since the move was made retroactive to Saturday. Yost said the best-case scenario is Perez will be out for 10 days, and the worst-case scenario is a…


Yankees’ Matt Holliday headed to DL

CLEVELAND — Yankees designated hitter Matt Holliday was placed on the 10-day disabled list after tweaking his lower back on a swing on Friday night. In a corresponding move, they recalled first baseman Garrett Cooper…


Dodgers hit five homers to stay perfect vs. NY

“It is history in the making,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “But when you get back to the day to day, I don’t think anyone’s aware of that. As we talked about a few weeks…


Orioles’ Welington Castillo hits HR in win

“Welington had the big blow to put us over the hump,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. Jonathan Schoop put Baltimore on the board in the third on a 108.8-mph double to left-center, according to Statcastâ„¢,…