Jul 31

Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano returns and is ready to start again if the Cubs are willing.


Jul 31

The Tampa Bay Rays made a move to bolster its bullpen for the stretch run, acquiring setup man Chad Qualls from the Arizona Diamondbacks to a player to be named later.

Jul 31

Joe Mauer is expected to miss two games after receiving a cortisone shot in his right shoulder following the Minnesota Twins’ 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Jul 31

Robinson Cano’s 21st home run of the season snapped a ninth-inning tie and enabled the New York Yankees to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 and hang on to first place in the AL East on Saturday night.

Jul 31

Ryan Zimmerman hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning, giving the Washington Nationals a 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

Jul 31

Dallas Braden pitched his third complete game of the season, Kevin Kouzmanoff homered among his three hits and the Oakland Athletics ended the Chicago White Sox’s 12-game home winning streak, 6-2 Saturday night.

Jul 31

Josh Hamilton was a late scratch from the Rangers’ lineup Saturday, a day after leaving a game with a sore knee in the seventh inning.

Jul 31

The New York Giants signed their top two draft picks, Jason Pierre-Paul and Linval Joseph, the team announced Saturday.

Jul 31

The New York Yankees have completed their trade to acquire Lance Berkman from the Houston Astros.

Jul 31

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a deal with first-round draft pick Derrick Morgan out of Georgia Tech.