Eddie Butler makes his second career start when the Colorado Rockies continue their four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field.
On the other end of the phone line from Indianapolis, Micah Johnson was taking a 20-minute break from remodeling a kitchen. It was ugly before, he said, so he was replacing the cabinets, floors and counters, learning how to do the work as he went along.
ANAHEIM, Calif.-The Angels do not open the playoffs for another 12 days, but they already are concerned about how to configure an injury-depleted starting rotation for postseason use.
Rookie Ryan Rua had the first four-hit game of his career and the Texas Rangers got a two-run homer from Jake Smolinski in a 12-3 rout of the Angels.
Odrisamer Despaigne tossed a gem while Tim Hudson struggled yet again, as the San Diego Padres blanked the San Francisco Giants, 5-0, on Friday.
Michael Cuddyer powered the Colorado offense with a career-high seven RBI, leading the Rockies to a 15-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second of a four-game set on Friday.
HOUSTON-Mike Zunino had a job to do and he was going to do it properly.
Clayton Kershaw's 20th win was his easiest of the season, but he was far away from having his best stuff.
Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings as the Oakland Athletics nabbed a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies to open a three-game set.
Clayton Kershaw became the majors' first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
HOUSTON - Mike Zunino had a job to do and he was going to do it properly.
Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager hit three-run homers during a seven-run fourth inning, sending the Seattle Mariners to a 10-5 victory over the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series.