DENVER (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Monday night.
Kyle Seager homered on the front end of back-to-back shots with Cruz, and Brad Miller added a solo shot among his three hits for the Mariners, who have won three of four since dropping four straight.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed Monday night after two rain delays totaling almost 3½ hours.
No makeup date was announced.
The game was called at midnight with the score tied at 1 in the middle of the fourth inning. There was a delay of over 2 hours in the bottom of the second, then was rained out after a wait of 1 hour, 20 minutes.
ATLANTA (AP) — Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
Down 6-0 against Matt Cain going into the sixth, the Braves rallied with four runs. A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth off Santiago Casilla, tying it at 7.
Buster Posey homered early, then hit a go-ahead single in the...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre became the first major leaguer since the 1930s to hit for his third career cycle and the Texas Rangers held on for a wild 12-9 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Monday night.
Beltre's solo homer in the fifth, a liner deep into the seats in left field, completed the cycle against three Houston pitchers.
A two-run triple by Beltre in the first inning put the Rangers ahead to stay at 3-2. He had a...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Ravens safety Matt Elam will miss the season with a biceps tear.
Coach John Harbaugh confirmed after Monday's practice that the third-year safety would undergo season-ending surgery. Elam injured his biceps while attempting to wrap a receiver during practice on Saturday.
Members of the organization had said they expected more from the 2013 first-round pick after a disappointing 2014, when he eventually lost his starting job. Elam was...