CHICAGO (AP) - Alfonso Soriano hit two of the Cubs' season high five home runs and Travis Wood earned his first win in nearly six weeks in Chicago's 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - James Shields caught a break, thanks to Lorenzo Cain and a fleet of Kansas City fielders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner drove in two runs and struck out nine in seven innings, and the San Francisco Giants overcame an embarrassing lineup mistake to beat the Los AngelesDodgers 4-2 on Saturday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins on Saturday in exchange for three minor league pitchers.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baltimore slugger Chris Davis powered past Detroit Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera in the final week to claim the most fan votes in All-Star game balloting, and Washington outfielder Bryce Harper used a final surge to win a spot in the National League's starting lineup.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Juan Uribe matched his career high with seven RBIs, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rout the struggling San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Shane Victorino scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on a dropped fly ball by right fielder Josh Hamilton and David Ortiz had a pinch-hit two-run homer to help the Boston Red Sox beat Los Angeles 6-2 on Friday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Saugus graduate Tommy Milone shut out the Kansas City Royals for eight innings, and then got in just enough trouble in the ninth to ensure that Grant Balfour would have a nice, easy save chance.
DALLAS (AP) - A person familiar with the details says the Houston Rockets have been informed that Dwight Howard will sign with them.
Valencia graduate and University of California Berkeley senior golfer Max Homa was recently named to the prestigious All-Nicklaus team, adding to an already long list of honors for the 22-year-old.
HOUSTON (AP) - Josh Hamilton is starting to break out of his season-long slump, and it has helped the Los Angeles Angels string together some wins.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig ended his sensational first month in the major leagues with his first four-hit game, Stephen Fife scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A.J. Ellis hit an RBI single in the ninth inning, Hanley Ramirez hit a tape-measure, three-run homer in the first against Cliff Lee and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Saturday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hart High graduate Anthony Ervin qualified for the U.S. world championship team this week, finishing second in the 50 free on Saturday at the U.S. national championships.
HOUSTON (AP) - Joe Blanton pitched seven sharp innings, and Howie Kendrick and Chris Iannetta both homered to give the Los Angeles Angels a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Minnesota coach Jerry Kill suffered another seizure and missed an entire game for the first time because of his epilepsy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Minor slammed his fist into his glove after getting out of a jam with a strikeout. Luis Avilan pumped his arm wildly after escaping another mess with a huge double play. Andrelton Simmons hollered after a neat tag in the ninth.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays' road show rolls on. Next stop: Boston.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly shorter this time around.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Less than two years after Southern California finished a 10-2 season with a 50-point win over UCLA, coach Lane Kiffin is unemployed.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to playoffs again, getting there with a victory in their final regular-season game for the second time in three years.
The Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers are pushing this regular season to game No. 163.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Juan Nicasio outdueled Zack Greinke for his first victory in six starts and Nolan Arenado had an RBI double, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Joe Nathan feels like the Texas Rangers have been playing elimination games for a week.
CHICAGO (AP) - James Shields struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th career win, and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 6-1 on Friday night to ensure the White Sox of their worst record since 1970.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missing some of their biggest stars, the San Francisco 49ers put their foot down. They put the St. Louis Rams back in their place, too.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum's final outing with the club, and theGiants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Thursday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal spent the first part of the century smashing Sacramento's dreams of an NBA championship. Now he wants to spend the next part doing anything he can to build the Kings into a winner.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Collin Cowgill homered and also stole home as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 Saturday night.