• Lester helps Cubs finish sweep of Padres
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    Lester helps Cubs finish sweep of Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) Jon Lester won for the eighth time in nine starts, Jason Heyward drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs swept the San Diego Padres with a 7-4 win on Sunday.

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  • Hernandez hits Dodgers' 129th homer in 5-3 win over Angels
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    Hernandez hits Dodgers' 129th homer in 5-3 win over Angels

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Yasmani Grandal homered, Enrique Hernandez hit a solo shot on his first pitch in the seventh inning for the go-ahead run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 5-3 win over the Angels on Sunday to gain a split in the Freeway Series.

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  • Piscotty homers again as A's down Giants
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    Piscotty homers again as A's down Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Stephen Piscotty homered for the fifth time in nine games, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday.

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  • Story HR in 9th pushes Rockies' run to 5
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    Story HR in 9th pushes Rockies' run to 5

    DENVER (AP) All-Star Trevor Story led off the ninth inning with his 20th homer, and the Colorado Rockies completed a series sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 4-3 victory on Sunday.

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  • Bogaerts, Holt help red-hot Red Sox enter break with win
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    Bogaerts, Holt help red-hot Red Sox enter break with win

    BOSTON (AP) Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to enter the All-Star break with their best record since 1949.

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  • Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut
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    Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday.

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  • Bell's double in 10th gives Pirates 5-game sweep of Brewers
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    Bell's double in 10th gives Pirates 5-game sweep of Brewers

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Josh Bell hit a game-ending two-run double in the 10th inning to send the Pirates to 7-6 victory over the Brewers on Sunday, giving Pittsburgh a five-game sweep of Milwaukee and its sixth straight win overall.

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  • Nats score 5 in 7th to get past Mets
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    Nats score 5 in 7th to get past Mets

    NEW YORK (AP) Daniel Murphy and Trea Turner each hit a two-run single in Washington's five-run seventh inning, helping the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-1 on Sunday.

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  • Moncada, Palka spark White Sox to 10-1 rout of Royals
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    Moncada, Palka spark White Sox to 10-1 rout of Royals

    CHICAGO (AP) Daniel Palka and Yoan Moncada each homered and Lucas Giolito tossed two-hit ball into the seventh inning, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 10-1 victory over the struggling Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

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  • Verlander loses in first game vs. Tigers
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    Verlander loses in first game vs. Tigers

    HOUSTON (AP) John Hicks hit one of Detroit's four home runs off Justin Verlander, and the Tigers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

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  • Machado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win over Texas
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    Machado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win over Texas

    BALTIMORE (AP) Manny Machado homered before making an early exit on a wet day, Adam Jones hit a three-run double and the Baltimore Orioles rallied past the Texas Rangers 6-5 Sunday.

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