Cain, Braun power Brewers to 12-3 win over Marlins

MILWAUKEE (AP) Lorenzo Cain homered, doubled twice and scored four times, and pinch-hitter Ryan Braun launched a three-run homer that gave him 1,000 RBIs and powered the Milwaukee Brewers to a 12-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.

Betts hits 3 HR, Red Sox oust Angels’ Ohtani early, win 10-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Mookie Betts led off with the first of his three homers, and the Boston Red Sox chased Shohei Ohtani just two innings into his third big-league start to beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-1 on Tuesday night.

Realmuto shines in return, Marlins rout listless Yankees 9-1 (Apr 17, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in four runs in his season debut after coming off the disabled list, leading Jarlin Garcia and the Miami Marlins to a 9-1 blowout of the sloppy New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

Tough-luck Astros look to rebound against Mariners (Apr 17, 2018)

Don’t expect to see the Houston Astros panic, even though their 2-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Monday at Safeco Field was their fifth defeat in their past six games and their vaunted offensive attack has been stymied for much of the first three weeks of the season.

Scherzer dominates, Nats end 3-game skid, beat Rockies 6-2

WASHINGTON (AP) Max Scherzer dominated after an early hiccup, striking out 11 and retiring his final 20 batters as the Washington Nationals ended a three-game skid by beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Saturday.

Arizona’s Walker feels at home at Dodger Stadium (Apr 14, 2018)

LOS ANGELES — Taijuan Walker is coming home again, and if recent history is any indication, the Arizona Diamondbacks are going to like what they see.

Taillon tries to keep momentum as Pirates host Marlins (Apr 13, 2018)

If claims can be made this early in the season, then it’s probably not a stretch to say that Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon is rounding into one of the best young starters in baseball.

Blach has tough act to follow as Giants visit Padres (Apr 13, 2018)

SAN DIEGO — It’s going to be pretty difficult for Giants’ left-hander Ty Blach to top what Chris Stratton did Thursday night in the opener of San Francisco’s four-game visit to San Diego.