MLB

Perez homers and has 4 RBI, Indians out-slug Blue Jays 9-8

TORONTO (AP) — In one productive inning, Cleveland catcher Roberto Perez snapped the longest homer drought of his career and boosted his season RBI total by 50 percent. Perez hit his first home run since April 10 and drove in a career-high four, Michael Brantley had a two-run shot and the Indians outslugged the Toronto Blue Jays 9-8 on Saturday, ...

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Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks hold on for 5-3 win over Braves

PHOENIX (AP) — The way things have been going for the Arizona Diamondbacks, being 1 1/2 games out of first place in the NL West seems almost unimaginable. Yet that’s where Arizona stands after a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Star slugger Paul Goldschmidt hit his 33rd home run and the Diamondbacks held off the NL ...

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Miami Marlins at Pittsburgh Pirates game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO Standing ovations and upbeat social media posts greeted Chris Archer when the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired the right-handed starter at the non-waiver trade deadline. Then came an unsteady August — 1-2 with a 6.45 ERA in five starts, none more than five innings. ...

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Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO Two pitchers headed in completely different directions hook up Friday night in St. Petersburg, Fla. Blake Snell, the American League pitcher of the month for August, goes for the Tampa Bay Rays against the floundering Dylan Bundy and the Baltimore Orioles in ...

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