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Cardinals pick up Wacha, but drop battle of bullpens
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Giancarlo Stanton didn’t need his home run swing to do significant damage on Sunday afternoon. The Home Run Derby champion showed that a line-drive approach is pretty effective, as he collected two doubles, drove in the go-ahead run and scored twice in the Marlins’ 6-3 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

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Weaver aims to maintain Double-A dominance
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Cardinals No. 3 prospect Luke Weaver is set to take the mound for Double-A Springfield against Arkansas.

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Bowman providing helpful relief for Cards
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The Cardinals’ bullpen has experienced its fair share of disappointment since Trevor Rosenthal was taken out of the closer’s role in late June. The relief corps blew the lead twice Friday against the Marlins and allowed three runs Sunday in a 6-3 loss to Miami after the offense came from behind to tie it up […]

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Brewers flip rotation, send Guerra to hill vs. Pirates
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The Brewers and Pirates each altered their rotation for the start of a three-game series at PNC Park, positioning rookies Junior Guerra and Jameson Taillon to work Tuesday’s opener.

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Lucroy shoulders blame for Hamilton's dash
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With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Brewers reliever Tyler Thornburg just needed to retire Billy Hamilton to send the scoreless game into extra innings. Instead, he walked him.

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Brewers fall despite Davies' strong effort
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The pitching for both the Reds and Brewers was airtight all afternoon on Sunday until Milwaukee let the wrong guy get on base: Billy Hamilton. The speedster scored from third base on a passed ball in the bottom of the ninth that gave the Reds a 1-0 walk-off victory at Great American Ball Park and […]

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Wisler tries to solve road woes vs. Reds
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When the Braves and Reds open a three-game series at Great American Ball Park on Monday, both Matt Wisler and Brandon Finnegan will be looking to end their recent slides.

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Braves Chase-ing another win streak after heroics
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When the Braves defeated the Reds on June 15 thanks to a walk-off single by Chase d’Arnaud, the utility man failed to embrace the celebration as much as he could have.

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d'Arnaud's walk-off hit lifts Braves over Rox
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Having won the first two games of the series, the Rockies entered the finale at Turner Field looking for their first series sweep of at least three games against the Braves in Atlanta since Sept. 1997. But in a scoreless tie after eight innings, Atlanta spoiled the opportunity on Chase d’Arnaud walk-off single to hand […]

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Tanaka takes charge, stymies Red Sox
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In the top of the sixth inning of the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Red Sox on Sunday night, Masahiro Tanaka found himself staring down a two-out full count against David Ortiz. Catcher Austin Romine wanted a splitter, but Tanaka had other plans.

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In must-win situation, Yankees respond
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Behind closed doors at Yankee Stadium, general manager Brian Cashman and his underlings have been working on a pair of divergent road maps for the next few weeks. One has the Yankees as buyers, the other as sellers, and the organization still has not determined which will see the light of day.

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Challenged by Girardi, Yanks edge Red Sox
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Challenged with what manager Joe Girardi described as “probably as important a game as we’ve had in July in a long time,” the Yankees responded behind six strong innings from Masahiro Tanaka, salvaging the series finale with a 3-1 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

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