- Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions Updated: Aug-31-15 2:03 pm
ATLANTA - The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017.
- NYC's first fan: A ballgame with Mayor Bill de Blasio Updated: Aug-31-15 6:27 am
NEW YORK - He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. He let out a cheer when the best hitter on his favorite team smoked a home run and diligently scanned the out-of-town scoreboard to consider playoff implications. And he waited his turn in the long Citi Field men's room line, just one more fan spending a hot summer day watching the Mets and the Red Sox play.
- Flores helps Mets surge in fascinating deadline postscript Updated: Aug-31-15 2:57 am
For the New York Mets, August has been like a dream, and nothing sums up their charmed life better than the saga of Wilmer Flores.
- Yankees ride trio of 2-out HRs to 20-6 runaway over Braves Updated: Aug-30-15 7:54 pm
ATLANTA - New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi says baseball "has a way of evening out."
- Braves' woes continue in 'demoralizing' 20-6 loss to Yankees Updated: Aug-30-15 7:47 pm
ATLANTA - A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees.
- Marlins jump to early lead, but fall 7-4 to Nationals Updated: Aug-30-15 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON - With his team long out of contention and slugger Giancarlo Stanton nearing his return, Marlins manager Dan Jennings is embracing his team's role as spoilers in the NL East playoff race.
- Ortiz passes Gehrig on HR chart, Red Sox lose 5-4 to Mets Updated: Aug-30-15 6:53 pm
NEW YORK - David Ortiz got a good, close-up look at the New York Mets' young rotation this weekend and was impressed.
- NL East-leading Mets get reliever Addison Reed from Arizona Updated: Aug-30-15 6:48 pm
NEW YORK - The NL East-leading New York Mets acquired reliever Addison Reed from Arizona for two minor league pitchers Sunday, completing a trade they hope will bolster their late-inning bullpen.
- Nationals' Strasburg exits with upper back tightness Updated: Aug-30-15 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins after four innings with upper back tightness, but hopes to be ready for his next start.
- Asher bounces back, but Phillies fall 9-4 to Padres Updated: Aug-30-15 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Alec Asher showed he can recover from a slow start.
- Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4 Updated: Aug-30-15 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA - James Shields ended his road skid, and the Padres finally beat the Phillies.
- Cuddyer, Mets avert 3-game sweep at home, beat Red Sox 5-4 Updated: Aug-30-15 6:18 pm
NEW YORK - With every swing, a healthy Michael Cuddyer is becoming a major player for the New York Mets.
- Werth homers, drives in 3 as Nationals beat Marlins 7-4 Updated: Aug-30-15 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Jayson Werth homered and drove in three runs, and Clint Robinson added a pinch-hit home run as the Nationals had 13 hits and rallied past the Marlins 7-4 on Sunday.
- Rusin bounces back but Rockies fall to Pirates 4-3 Updated: Aug-29-15 11:41 pm
PITTSBURGH - Chris Rusin didn't even look at the tape. The struggling Colorado Rockies left-hander didn't need video evidence to remind him of the worst start of his career.
- Mets give deGrom little help, lose 3-1 to last-place Red Sox Updated: Aug-29-15 10:02 pm
NEW YORK - All of a sudden, the New York Mets are having a tough time at home.
- Nationals' Span expects 4-6 month recovery after hip surgery Updated: Aug-29-15 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON - Even as the Nationals Park crowd rose in an ovation for their just-returned center fielder on Tuesday night, Denard Span knew something was still wrong.
- Braves option Williams Perez to minors following rough loss Updated: Aug-29-15 3:46 pm
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Williams Perez to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled right-hander Jake Brigham from Gwinnett.
- Barraclough escapes jam, Marlins win 4-3 over Nationals Updated: Aug-28-15 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Miami Marlins rookie reliever Kyle Barraclough will quickly earn the trust of his manager with escapes like the one he pulled Friday night.
- Kennedy, Padres fall to Phillies, 7-1 Updated: Aug-28-15 10:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Ian Kennedy continued to pitch well in August, but the Padres' offense couldn't generate enough offense to back him.
- Yankees 1B Teixeira still can't run, doesn't start vs Braves Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
ATLANTA - New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is still out of the lineup while he deals with a bruised right shin.
- Murphy leads Mets to sweep of Phillies, 9-5 in 13 innings Updated: Aug-28-15 12:44 am
PHILADELPHIA - Daniel Murphy's offense and defense helped the New York Mets remain on a roll.
- Werth, Zimmerman homer as Nationals defeat Padres 4-2 Updated: Aug-28-15 12:03 am
WASHINGTON - The Washington Nationals pulled out a big win on the field Thursday night. Off the field, they didn't do quite as well.
- Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1 Updated: Aug-27-15 11:02 pm
MIAMI - The Pittsburgh Pirates took on the deepest parts of Marlins Park on Thursday night, and won.
- Fan at Phils game hurt soon after Manfred talks about safety Updated: Aug-27-15 8:57 pm
- Former powerhouse Braves struggling to finish a lost season Updated: Aug-27-15 7:47 pm
ATLANTA - This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.