SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyler Lyons pitched seven solid innings in his major league debut on the same day St. Louis lost Jaime Garcia for the season, and the Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Lyons, who was promoted from Triple-A Memphis after Garcia went on the disabled list, allowed one run and four hits. The 25-year-old left-hander was a ninth-round draft pick in 2010 out of Oklahoma State.
HOUSTON (AP) — A vendor at Houston's Minute Maid Park has been fired after a fan filmed him taking a tray of snow cones into a stadium bathroom and putting it on the floor of the stall while using the facilities.
The fan shared the video with the local NBC affiliate, which aired a report Wednesday night.
New Astros president Reid Ryan says in a statement: "The Astros were notified immediately by our partner ARAMARK of the incident involving a vendor...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander overcame a rocky start and rain delay to get his fifth win and Miguel Cabrera hit another homer as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 11-7 on Wednesday night, sweeping the two-game series between the AL Central's top teams.
Verlander (5-4) was two outs from qualifying for a victory, when the game was stopped with the Tigers leading 9-5 in the fifth. The right-hander came back after the weather break and finished the inning to...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox say pitcher John Danks will be activated from the disabled list and make his first start in more than a year against Miami on Friday.
Danks is coming off a season-ending shoulder injury and has not pitched in a major league game since May 19, 2012. He had surgery in August to repair a capsule tear and remove debris in his rotator cuff and biceps.
To make room for Danks, the White Sox optioned left-hander Donnie...