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8/2/2015 | Red-hot Duda caps Mets' three-HR inning

Replenished, rejuvenated and apparently revived, the Mets' once stagnant offense once again set Citi Field aflame by clobbering three third-inning home runs en route to a 5-2 win over the National League East-rival Nationals in Sunday's series finale.

8/2/2015 | Ethier nears LA record with 14th walk-off hit

Andre Ethier unloaded his sixth career walk-off home run on Sunday against the Angels. His 14th career walk-off hit has him second in Los Angeles franchise history to Dusty Baker's 16.

8/2/2015 | Welcome, Mat: Latos shines in Dodgers debut

Mat Latos was much better in his first start with the Dodgers than he was in his debut with the Marlins, allowing one run on four hits over six innings in a 5-3 win over the Angels on Sunday.

8/2/2015 | Week Ahead: Familiar faces in new places

The Week Ahead is full of thrilling pennant-race baseball, which is beginning to kick into serious overdrive now that last week's non-waiver Trade Deadline is behind us and October keeps getting closer.

8/2/2015 | Cespedes plays center with Grandy back in right

The Mets' trades for outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Kelly Johnson have led manager Terry Collins to consider fiddling with his outfield combinations to create better day-to-day matchups.

8/2/2015 | Dodgers sweep Angels on Ethier's 2 homers

Andre Ethier hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning to give the Dodgers a 5-3 victory over the Angels and their fourth straight win on Sunday at Dodger Stadium. The Halos wrapped up a 1-8 road trip

8/2/2015 | Rays expected to call up prospect Shaffer

The Rays are expected to call up infielder Richie Shaffer from Triple-A Durham before Monday's road game against the White Sox. The Rays made Shaffer the 25th overall pick in the 2012 Draft, and the 24-year-old right-handed hitter currently ranks as the organization's No. 11 prospect.

8/2/2015 | Moss keeps it simple in delivering walk-off hit

When Brandon Moss came to the plate as a pinch-hitter with one out in the ninth and runners on first and third in a tie game, he knew it would be difficult to lift a ball for a sacrifice fly against reliever Scott Oberg

8/2/2015 | Perez looks like old self in tossing gem

Martin Perez, who allowed eight runs and left in the second inning of his previous start, took a shutout into the ninth inning Sunday and earned his first win since coming back from Tommy John surgery in a 2-1 victory over the Giants.

8/2/2015 | Post-Deadline, Jays swooping in on Wild Card race

As we wake up on Monday, with nine weeks remaining in the regular season, it's clear that the Blue Jays are the team to beat in the American League Wild Card race.

8/2/2015 | Lucchino amassed Hall-worthy list of deeds

If the Baseball Hall of Fame is for the men and women who had a lasting, dramatic and positive impact on the sport, Larry Lucchino is a no-brainer.

8/2/2015 | Gomez loving 'Club Astros' environment

Walking in to any new environment is daunting. For the uninitiated, walking into the Astros' clubhouse after a win, though, it can get a bit more cumbersome. "I'm fine anywhere, but I love here," said Carlos Gomez as the fog thinned. "Those guys make me feel sexy."

8/2/2015 | Extra motivation for Fernandez facing Padres

Nothing personal was directed at the Padres, but Jose Fernandez took the mound on Sunday afternoon with a bit more adrenaline than usual. The 23-year-old struck out 10 over six shutout innings in Miami's 5-2 win at Marlins Park.

8/2/2015 | Mets recall Conforto with Nieuwenhuis hurt

On Sunday, just one day after optioning him to Triple-A Las Vegas, the Mets recalled Michael Conforto and placed Kirk Nieuwenhuis on the 15-day disabled list.

8/2/2015 | Cubs hold off Brewers to complete sweep

Addison Russell smacked a solo home run to back Clayton Richard, who helped himself by hitting an RBI double, leading the Cubs to a 4-3 victory Sunday over the Brewers to complete a four-game sweep.

8/2/2015 | Yankees in total control in Chicago finale

Jacoby Ellsbury and Mark Teixeira homered and Ivan Nova allowed one run over six innings as the Yankees defeated the White Sox, 12-3, on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. New York outscored the White Sox, 27-17, in the three-game series, taking two of three.

8/2/2015 | Hamilton's homer backs Perez's stellar start

Josh Hamilton shattered the offensive silence Sunday at Globe Life Park with a sixth-inning home run that complemented Martin Perez's dominant performance as the Texas Rangers outlasted the San Francisco Giants, 2-1.

8/2/2015 | Rays rally late to work their way past Red Sox

The Rays staged a late-game comeback to avoid a weekend sweep by defeating the Red Sox, 4-3, on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park.

8/2/2015 | Marlins lose lead, win on walk-off HR in ninth

After watching a two-run lead slip away on Alexi Amarista's homer in the top of the ninth, the Marlins responded with Adeiny Hechavarria's walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the inning. Hechavarria blistered a drive out to left-center off Brandon Maurer to lift Miami to a 5-2 win over the Padres on Sunday at Marlins Park.

8/2/2015 | After duel, Mariners top Twins in 11 innings

After a wild ninth inning that saw both teams exchange homers to send the game to extra innings, Logan Morrison connected on a go-ahead RBI double in the 11th to help lift the Mariners to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.

8/2/2015 | Norris cools Orioles in stellar Tigers debut

Daniel Norris made his Tiger debut with 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball, supported by an outburst off Ubaldo Jimenez, as Detroit split a four-game series against the Orioles with a 6-1 win Sunday afternoon at Camden Yards.

8/2/2015 | Key things to watch for in today's games

Here are a few games to watch for on Monday.

8/2/2015 | Volquez miffed by Donaldson's angry actions

With the Blue Jays banging home runs all weekend, the Royals' plan of attack in Sunday's 5-2 loss was to pitch more inside, which is exactly what right-hander Edinson Volquez did.

8/2/2015 | Benches empty after Phillips gets hit by Watson

Tempers are never far below the surface when the Pirates, the Reds and the National League Central rivals' mutual philosophies of pitching inside clash. Those emotions boiled above the surface in the eighth inning of Sunday's game with the Reds.

8/2/2015 | Things get heated as Blue Jays down Royals

Benches cleared during the eighth inning of the Blue Jays' 5-2 win over the Royals on Sunday at Rogers Centre after a series of hit batters and inside pitches led to the ejections of Toronto manager John Gibbons, right-hander Aaron Sanchez and bench coach DeMarlo Hale.

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