Professional baseball

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger delivers in the first inning in a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 31, 2020 - 7:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — San Diego acted boldly once again. Miami actually strengthened its roster. Mike Clevinger, Starling Marte, Archie Bradley and Todd Frazier were on the move. Lance Lynn and Dylan Bundy stayed put. Baseball's pandemic-delayed trade deadline was quite a day. The contending Padres got...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Starling Marte flips his bat after striking out against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 31, 2020 - 3:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Miami acquired outfielder Starling Marte in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, giving the Marlins a versatile hitter and defender as they try to make a surprising push for the playoffs. The Diamondbacks received pitchers Caleb Smith, Humberto Mejia and a player to be...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger gets another ball after giving up a home run in the first inning in a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 31, 2020 - 3:54 pm
The contending San Diego Padres acquired Mike Clevinger in a multiplayer deal with the Cleveland Indians on Monday, bolstering their rotation with another bold move ahead of baseball's trade deadline. San Diego got Clevinger, outfielder Greg Allen and a player to be named from Cleveland for a...
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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito, facing camera, and teammates celebrate his no-hitter in a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
August 31, 2020 - 1:45 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ DEADLINE DAY The Padres, Cubs and Braves were among the clubs that added players in a burst of deals a day before Monday’s trade deadline. San Diego added first baseman Mitch Moreland from Boston, Chicago picked up slugger Jose Martinez from...
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Seattle Mariners' Austin Nola (23) is greeted at home on his three-run home run by Kyle Lewis (1) and Kyle Seager during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 30, 2020 - 11:18 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle and San Diego completed a seven-player trade Sunday night, with catcher Austin Nola joining the contending Padres and prized outfield prospect Taylor Trammel going to the Mariners as centerpieces of the deal. Seattle sent Nola and right-handed relievers Austin Adams and Dan...
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New York Yankees' Mike Tauchman scores the game winning run under a tag attempt by New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos during the eighth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in New York. The Yankees won 8-7. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 30, 2020 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez delivered the first pinch-hit, extra-innings grand slam in Yankees history, Deivi García made a strong impression in his big league debut and New York beat the crosstown Mets 5-2 to complete a doubleheader sweep Sunday night. The Yankees stormed back in the opener,...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers during the first inning of a baseball game Cleveland Indians, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
August 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright turned back the clock with a complete game on his 39th birthday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Sunday. The oldest active player in the majors, Wainwright threw a four-hitter for his 23rd career complete game and first in four years. The...
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Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber reacts after hitting a grand slam in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. The Cubs won 10-1. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
August 30, 2020 - 4:42 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — With one massive drive in the ninth inning, Kyle Schwarber made history for the Chicago Cubs. Schwarber, Jason Heyward and Ian Happ became the first starting outfield to hit multiple homers in the same game, and the Cubs pounded the Cincinnati Reds 10-1 on Sunday for a split of...
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Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, right, is greeted at home plate by J.D. Martinez (28) after hitting a three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Miguel Castro during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Baltimore. The Red Sox won 7-1. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts scored on the home run. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 30, 2020 - 11:30 am
DENVER (AP) — The San Diego Padres picked up slugger hitter Mitch Moreland in a trade Sunday with Boston. In exchange, the Red Sox acquired a pair of prospects from San Diego, outfielder Jeisson Rosario and infielder Hudson Potts. Moreland adds even more power to an already explosive San Diego...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Sogard celebrates after hitting a walk off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 7-6. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 29, 2020 - 10:16 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Sogard bailed out All-Star closer Josh Hader by hitting his first career walkoff home run, a two-run shot that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Saturday night. After Hader walked five of six batters in the top of the ninth to blow a one-run lead...
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