Stanton to defend Home Run Derby crown

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MIAMI — Fans of the long ball, rejoice: Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton will be back to defend his Home Run Derby crown, and he’ll do so in his home park.... Read More

Hicks injures oblique, could miss 3-4 weeks

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Hicks has been playing regularly in center field while Jacoby Ellsbury recovers from a concussion. The 27-year-old switch-hitter was 1-for-2 on Sunday against Texas and is batting .290/.398/.515 with 10... Read More

Twins back in 1st with sweep of Tribe

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CLEVELAND — Ervin Santana did not have the chance to face the Indians the last time the Twins ran into their division rival. In a 4-0 win over the Tribe... Read More

Keuchel likely won't return until after ASG

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“He’s continuing to progress,” Hinch said. “We’re going a little bit slower than maybe we could or he could, just being conservative. We’ve worked so hard to get him to... Read More

Vogt claimed off waivers by Brewers

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Vogt, 32, had been with the A’s since 2013, earning All-Star honors in each of the previous two seasons. But he was scuffling at the plate this year, hitting just... Read More

West Indies bowlers pay for early errors

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When West Indies won the toss, they looked at damp conditions underfoot and heavy skies overhead. It was atmosphere that called for length bowling to use the conditions: slowness, possible... Read More

Royals' Duffy makes first rehab start

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“Good first step,” Royals manager Ned Yost said. On Sunday morning, Yost said Duffy would throw four innings and around 60 pitches in his next rehab start. He will then... Read More