The Marlins say star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has a bruised left shoulder that does not require a trip to the disabled list, but he is going to miss his second straight game.
Stanton had an MRI Saturday morning after complaining of discomfort in the shoulder and missing Friday night's game against the Phillies. The test showed no structural damage and he's day to day.
The Marlins are off to a 1-9 start. Read More
San Francisco showed off its deep bullpen on a day the Cubs had to look for yet another closer this season.
With Sergio Romo unavailable after pitching four of the last five days, the Giants turned to Santiago Casilla, who nailed down his first save of the season with two scoreless innings in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Read More
Shane Victorino didn't even notice Tampa Bay's unusual five-man infield. His only thought was to make contact with the speedy Jacoby Ellsbury standing on third base.
Victorino had a well-placed RBI single into an overloaded infield in the 10th inning Saturday, lifting the Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the Rays. Read More
Following another dreadful performance with runners in scoring position during a 2-1, 10-inning loss to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon wasn't making excuses.
He wasn't second-guessing himself, either. Read More
Pirates left-hander Wandy Rodriguez says he will miss his scheduled start Sunday against the Reds because of a strained left hamstring.
"I can throw on it, I can walk on it and I can run on it but the one thing I can't do yet is push off of it when I try to pitch," Rodriguez said Saturday. "It's getting a lot better and I don't think I'll miss any more starts." Read More
Roy Hibbert scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter playing with a broken nose, and five of his teammates also scored in double figures to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 98-96 on Sunday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 33 points for the Lakers, but missed what would have been a tying 3-pointer from 30 feet from the top of the key with 3.5 seconds to play and the Pacers clinched it at the free throw line. Read More
Evgeni Malkin pounded home a rebound 1:31 into overtime to lift the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.
Malkin, the NHL's leading scorer, banged a long carom off the end boards past Washington's Michal Neuvirth for his 26th goal of the season. Malkin added two assists to give him a league-leading 58 points on the season. Read More
Cody Hodgson scored his second goal of the game with 4:17 left, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday.
Ryan Kesler and David Booth also scored for Vancouver (29-15-4), which is 1-1-1 halfway through its six-game homestand. Read More
Ryan O'Reilly scored 3:55 into overtime, as his shot trickled through the legs of Florida goalie Jose Theodore, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.
Paul Stastny tied it late in regulation, and Peter Mueller scored twice — his first goals since April 2010. Mueller has been dealing with concussion-like symptoms the last two seasons, missing all of 2010-11 and a good portion of this season. Read More
Yu Darvish is coming to America to pitch.
Japan's best pitcher and the Texas Rangers agreed before Wednesday's deadline to a $60 million, six-year contract. In addition to the salary, the Rangers will pay a posting fee of $51,703,411 to the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan's Pacific League. Read More