Pittsburgh embracing playoff-bound Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The image is seared into 12-year-old Chad Rowland’s memory forever. The slightly up the line throw up from Barry Bonds. Th…

Cardinals win 4-3 and eliminate Nationals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran was unaware that he had gone a season-long 24 games without a home run. “I don’t think about things like tha…

Twins shut down Mauer for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are playing it safe with All-Star catcher Joe Mauer after having seen up close the damage concussions…

Machado leaves with leg injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been taken off the field on a stretcher after injuring his lef…