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Pirates demote OF Austin Meadows to Triple-A

Pirates demote OF Austin Meadows to Triple-APITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates demoted outfielder Austin Meadows to Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday and recalled right-handed reliever Tanner Anderson.The 23-year-old Meadows was the team's first-round pick in the 2013 draft. He...

Cardinals look for spark after manager”s shock firing

Associated PressCardinals look for spark after manager's shock firingBy STEVE OVERBEYST. LOUIS (AP) As the St. Louis Cardinals took stock of their situation a day after the firing of manager Mike Matheny, some players said they bear some...

Machado removal from Orioles game fuels trade rumors

Machado removal from Orioles game fuels trade rumorsBALTIMORE (AP) Orioles shortstop Manny Machado was removed from Baltimore's game against Texas in the fifth inning, setting off speculation the All-Star had been traded.The exit came shortly after a 26-minute...

Cubs place Almora on family medical emergency list

Cubs place Almora on family medical emergency listSAN DIEGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Albert Almora Jr. on the family medical emergency list and recalled infielder David Bote from Triple-A Iowa.The Cubs made the moves prior...

Bogaerts, Holt help red-hot Red Sox enter break with win

Associated PressBogaerts, Holt help red-hot Red Sox enter break with winBy KEN POWTAKBOSTON (AP) Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red...

Murphy”s big hit helps Nationals beat Mets 6-1

Murphy's big hit helps Nationals beat Mets 6-1NEW YORK (AP) Daniel Murphy and Trea Turner each hit a two-run single in Washington's five-run seventh inning, helping the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-1 on Sunday.Matt Adams added...

Tigers rough up Verlander in 6-3 win over Astros

Associated PressTigers rough up Verlander in 6-3 win over AstrosBy BY JOSHUA KOCHHOUSTON (AP) Justin Verlander had a puzzling day on the mound in his first-ever start against his previous team.While Verlander racked up double-digit strikeouts, Detroit hammered...

Oklahoma favored again going into Big 12 football media days

AP Sports WriterOklahoma favored again going into Big 12 football media daysBy STEPHEN HAWKINSFRISCO, Texas (AP) Oklahoma won another Big 12 title and made it to the College Football Playoff again in its first season without coach Bob...

Teheran sharp in 6-plus innings, Braves beat Arizona

Associated PressTeheran sharp in 6-plus innings, Braves beat ArizonaBy GEORGE HENRYATLANTA (AP) Freddie Freeman likes how the Atlanta Braves are positioned with the first half of the season complete.''It's nice to have a winning record at the break,''...

Machado homers, exits early in Orioles” 6-5 win over Texas

AP Sports WriterMachado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win over TexasBy DAVID GINSBURGBALTIMORE (AP) For well over six seasons, Manny Machado's value to the Baltimore Orioles has been solely his ability to hit and play the field.All...