Phillies on the brink of mopping up against Nationals (Jun 23, 2018)

WASHINGTON — Having already won their first series at Nationals Park since April 2016, the Philadelphia Phillies will go for the sweep of Washington on Sunday night.

Rangers’ Choo looks to extend streak against Twins (Jun 23, 2018)

MINNEAPOLIS — Shin-Soo Choo will try to reach base for a 36th consecutive game Saturday when the Texas Rangers continue their three-game series with the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

Arenado homers, drives in 5 as Rockies beat Mets, 6-4 (Jun 21, 2018)

DENVER (AP) Nolan Arenado homered for the third straight game and drove in five runs to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 win over the New York Mets on Thursday.

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia.

Mariners joke Ichiro should be in home run derby

NEW YORK (AP) He might not be an active player anymore, but that didn’t stop rumors from swirling about the possibility of Mariners legend Ichiro Suzuki taking part in next month’s All-Star Home Run Derby in the nation’s capital.

Escobar’s consecutive streak as Royals’ SS to end

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alcides Escobar’s streak of making 406 consecutive starts as the Kansas City Royals shortstop is about to end.

Farmer PH double lifts Dodgers over Cubs in 1st game of DH (Jun 19, 2018)

CHICAGO (AP) Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers came back to edge the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

Dodgers, Cubs to play doubleheader after rainout

CHICAGO — The Los Angeles Dodgers have been hitting home runs and scoring runs at enough of a prodigious clip this month that it is rare to see their bats go quiet.