Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday’s game against the Braves in Atlanta.
The Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a staredown into the Los Angeles dugout.
Mike DiMuro, among three father-son duos to work home plate in a major league no-hitter, is retiring after two decades as an umpire.
The Reds, with three catchers on the injured list, rushed Juan Graterol to Chicago for Wednesday’s game and signed Ryan Lavarnway after he was released by the Yankees.
Nathan Eovaldi, who has been on the injured list since late April with a sore elbow, is expected to be activated this weekend and will come out of the bullpen for the Red Sox.
In his first-person series about the 2019 Hall of Fame class, Alex Rodriguez shows how demanding — and supportive — Mariano Rivera was of his Yankees teammates.
Rangers starter Mike Minor is getting sick of all the speculation that he may be traded.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it’s “a little bit tough to swallow” that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday against the Phillies.
Yu Darvish now has thrown back-to-back gems for the Cubs, with Wednesday’s helping him to his first win at Wrigley Field since signing with Chicago two years ago.
Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85.