Walton's World: Big Bill brings unique musings to…

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night

Bellinger, Muncy, Turner HRs power Dodgers past Braves 8-3

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A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in…

Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros

Giolito Ks 11, McCann hits slam as White Sox top Angels 7-2

Lucas Giolito struck out 11 over six innings, James McCann hit his second grand slam in three games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2

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Column: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark

Column: Major League Baseball is playing a dangerous game by dragging its feet on all teams having protective netting from foul pole to foul pole

LEADING OFF: Harper's homers, Indians go deep…

LEADING OFF: Harper's homers, Indians go deep, Cueto warms

A's hold off Houston 7-6 in a home run derby with…

Matt Chapman hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth for his second of the night, fourth in two days and the record 10th combined at the Coliseum, where the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 7-6

Intense Wind Storm Blows Field Tarpaulin Away

A team of baseball players was trying to put tarpaulin on the ground as the weather became stormy. Suddenly, a strong wind started blowing with rain that lifted the tarp few feet above from the ground. The team was unable to hold the tarp as it was being pushed by extreme winds in the opposite direction.  

Tanaka, Judge help Yankees rebound with 3-2 win over Indians

Masahiro Tanaka pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Aaron Judge broke out of his slump with two hits and two runs, and the New York Yankees rebounded from their worst home loss of the season with a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians

Newman hits RBI single in 9th, lifts Pirates past Cubs 3-2

Pinch-hitter Cole Tucker drew a bases-loaded walk and Kevin Newman hit an RBI single, all with two out in the ninth inning, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2

Ramírez, Santana power Indians to 7 HRs in 19-5…

Jose Ramirez hit two early homers, including his first career grand slam in a seven-run opening inning, and the Cleveland Indians pummeled the New York Yankees 19-5 to start a four-game series between American League pennant contenders

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Stanton, Yankees targeting September return from…

Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton targeting September return from knee injury

In Venezuela, young baseball players still have big dreams

Venezuela was an incubator of Major League Baseball stars such as Miguel Cabrera and Felix Hernández, but now the troubled country is struggling to showcase emerging talent

Rendon's RBI double lifts Nationals to 2-1 win over Brewers

Anthony Rendon hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 in the opener of a three-game series between National League playoff contenders

Benintendi, Porcello lead Red Sox past Orioles, 9-1

Andrew Benintendi and Mitch Moreland each hit RBI triples in the fourth inning, Rick Porcello held the Orioles to one run over six innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat up Baltimore 9-1 on Friday night

Harper hits grand slam in 9th, Phillies rally past Cubs 7-5

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LEADING OFF: Indians head to NYC for a week…

LEADING OFF: Indians head to NYC to face Yankees and Mets, Arrieta's decision, no word on Mattingly

Pujols sets career hit mark for foreign-born…

Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

Coroner: Taco eating contestant died by choking

A Northern California coroner says a man choked while participating in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game

Cardinals take over first place with 13-4 romp over Reds

Dexter Fowler hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs, Paul DeJong and Paul Goldschmidt added two-run shots and the St. Louis Cardinals rocked Luis Castillo on the way to a 13-4 romp over the Cincinnati Reds

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Trio of Tigers pitchers combine to blank Rays 2-0

Daniel Norris pitched three innings, Drew VerHagen pitched five and Joe Jimenez earned his seventh save for the Detroit Tigers on Friday night in a 2-0 win over the Rays

Minor league owner refuses to meet with Muslim rights group

Owner of 2 minor league baseball teams refuses to meet with Muslim civil rights group

Hittin' season: Harper, Phils pound Cubs in…

J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home