May 31

Tiger Woods will return to competition from a recent neck injury at next week’s Memorial Tournament, the Golf Channel is reporting.


May 31

A balk by Esmerling Vasquez allowed Casey Blake to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.

May 31

Jerry Hairston Jr. hit a grand slam in the second inning and Chase Headley had a homer among his four hits as the San Diego Padres set the scoring record for Petco Park in an 18-6 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.

May 31

Michael Cuddyer and Jason Kubel homered on consecutive pitches, Delmon Young hit a two-run shot and the Minnesota Twins held on to tie their season-high with their fifth consecutive victory, 5-4 over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

May 31

Twins second baseman Orlando Hudson had tests on his surgically repaired left wrist that showed no damage from a collision with teammate Denard Span.

May 31

Alex Rodriguez hit his second grand slam of the season and Andy Pettitte was nearly unhittable again in the daytime, helping the Yankees beat the Indians 11-2.

May 31

Andre Ethier rejoined the Dodgers after missing the last 15 games because of a broken right pinky finger.

May 31

About 150 protesters attended a rally against Arizona’s tough new crackdown on illegal immigration in front of Dodger Stadium on Monday during a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Dodgers.

May 31

Albert Pujols continued his torrid hitting, rookie Jaime Garcia overcame a shaky start, and the Cardinals knocked out Bronson Arroyo in the fifth inning of a 12-4 victory over the Reds, forging a first-place tie in the NL Central.

May 31

Brandon Morrow pitched seven strong innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth inning to preserve their 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.