Sep 30

Clayton Richard stopped the Los Angeles Dodgers from clinching the NL West title, throwing seven sharp innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-0 victory on Wednesday night.


Sep 30

Ricky Nolasco struck out nine straight Braves and finished with 16 strikeouts — the most by a major league pitcher in more than two years — and the Marlins held on for a 5-4 victory.

Sep 30

Brad Penny had a complete game win but the Giants were still eliminated from playoff contention on Wednesday.

Sep 30

Magglio Ordonez hit a three-run double and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Wednesday night to move closer to the AL Central title.

Sep 30

Todd Helton, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each hit a two-run homer, and the Colorado Rockies moved closer to a playoff spot with a 10-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.

Sep 30

The Yankees ended the first regular season at their new $1.5 billion ballpark the same way they began — with a loss.

Sep 30

Roy Halladay pitched a three-hitter for his second consecutive shutout and the Toronto Blue Jays sent the Boston Red Sox to their sixth straight loss, 12-0 on Wednesday night.

Sep 30

The Yankees’ home attendance has dropped 13 percent in the first year of their new ballpark, partly because of its reduced capacity.

Sep 30

A Nevada judge has denied motions by lawyers for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to dismiss a civil lawsuit filed by a Lake Tahoe casino worker who alleges he raped her in his penthouse suite in 2008.

Sep 30

James Shields and the Rays sent the Orioles to their 13th straight loss.