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Nats' Strasburg expected to make next start after early exit

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Nationals are hopeful that Stephen Strasburg will make his next scheduled start despite exiting Sunday's outing after two innings with pain in his forearm....

Royals get pitchers Cahill, Maurer, Buchter from Padres

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DETROIT (AP) -- After scrambling back into contention in the AL Central, the Kansas City Royals are gearing up to make another bid for a postseason spot....

LEADING OFF: Altuve streaks, Stanton surges, Devers debuts

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A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

McCutchen's three-run homer powers Pirates past Giants 10-3

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, Gerrit Cole won for the fifth time in six starts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Monday night....

Stanton hits 2 more home runs, Marlins beat Rangers 4-0

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton hit two more home runs and moved into a tie for the major league lead, sending Adam Conley and the Miami Marlins over the Texas Rangers 4-0 on Monday night....

Altuve 4 hits for 2nd day in row, Astros rout Phillies 13-4

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jose Altuve had two doubles and two singles, stretched his sizzling hitting streak to 16 games and helped the Houston Astros rout the Philadelphia Phillies 13-4 Monday night....

DeGrom wins 8th straight start, Mets hold off Padres 5-3

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jacob deGrom won his eighth straight start and the New York Mets held on when pinch-hitter Jabari Blash's bid for a game-winning home run was barely foul, beating the San Diego Padres 5-3 Monday....

Perez, Moustakas homer in 12th, Royals beat Tigers 5-3

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DETROIT (AP) -- Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night....

Gausman, Orioles hand Rays season-worst 5th loss in row, 5-0

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays are teams currently heading in different directions....

Grichuk, Leake lead Cardinals to an 8-2 win over Rockies

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer, Mike Leake pitched seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Monday night....