Bradley's hitting streak over, Bogaerts' still alive

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BOSTON (AP) -- Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox had his hitting streak ended at 29 games on Thursday night and teammate Xander Bogaerts took over the mantle of the longest current streak in the majors by keeping his alive at 19 games....

Springer homers twice as Astros beat Orioles 4-2

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HOUSTON (AP) -- With his team having already set the major league record for strikeouts in a three-game series, adding more to the pile was the last thing on Houston Astros reliever Ken Giles' mind....

Braun, Villar homer to help Brewers complete 3-game sweep

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night....

Rockies' homers silence Red Sox, Bradley's hit streak, 8-2

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BOSTON (AP) -- Jon Gray walked into Fenway Park on Thursday just a week removed from the worst pitching performance of his young career....

Harper, Espinosa HRs carry Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even when he's struggling at the plate, Bryce Harper knows how to put a good swing on a bad pitch....

White Sox-Royals game postponed because of rain

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- While the Chicago White Sox game at Kansas City was postponed because of rain Thursday night, the Royals are looking on how to fill the gap of possibly losing All-Star third baseman Mike Moustakas for the season to a knee injury....

Happ pitches Blue Jays past Yankees, Sabathia in 3-1 win

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NEW YORK (AP) -- In between retiring Yankees hitters, Toronto starter J.A. Happ could appreciate the moment of dueling with CC Sabathia....

Boggs 'back home' as his No. 26 is retired at Fenway Park

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BOSTON (AP) -- The 'chicken man' has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend....

Braves outfielder Hector Olivera suspended through Aug. 1

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ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves' dismal season took another turn for the worse Thursday when outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges....

Marlins' Fernandez strikes out 12 Rays in sixth straight win

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jose Fernandez struck out 12 in seven innings Thursday and won his sixth straight start for the Miami Marlins, a 9-1 decision over the Tampa Bay Rays....