PITTSBURGH — Two teams scrambling to make headway in the National League Central will clash when the St. Louis Cardinals open a four-game set Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
SAN DIEGO — The Washington Nationals kick off a four-game series with the San Diego Padres on Thursday. That means one of baseball’s hottest players will be in America’s Finest City.
NEW YORK (AP) Aaron Judge launched a titanic homer, Didi Gregorius snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double and the New York Yankees beat the Mets 5-3 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory in the Subway Series.
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Wednesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:
LOS ANGELES — What a day Wednesday is expected to be for Yu Darvish.
MILWAUKEE — It is only a three-game winning streak, but the Milwaukee Brewers feel as if they are back on track in what has suddenly become a scramble atop the National League Central.
DENVER (AP) Brandon Phillips scored the go-ahead run on a rare error by Nolan Arenado, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
A look at what’s happening all around the majors Wednesday: