Red Sox starter David Price left Saturday’s game at Houston with flu-like symptoms after throwing just 15 pitches.
Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday’s game.
Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64.
The Oakland Athletics have designated relief pitcher Fernando Rodney for assignment, the team announced Saturday.
Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, was called up to the majors for the first time by the San Francisco Giants.
Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night.
Trevor Story became the fastest shortstop to reach 100 homers, bettering Alex Rodriguez, and hit a game-ending drive as the Rockies beat the Orioles 8-6 on Friday night.
Astros right fielder George Springer injured his left hamstring chasing a foul ball and left Friday night’s game against the Red Sox in the eighth inning. Manager AJ Hinch said it’s likely Springer will be placed on the injured list.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said the team won’t be making managerial decisions with a third of the season gone, adding that “everyone’s got their part in [the team’s struggles].”
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta, who leads the team in hits and is second in runs scored, has been put on the injured list with AC joint inflammation in his right shoulder.