Pedro Alvarez singled home a pair of runs in the first inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended Mat Latos' streak of 21 regular-season starts without a loss, beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Cliff Lee struck out nine in eight impressive innings, Michael Young tied a career high with three doubles and the Phillies beat the Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden is defending his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat with The Guardian and attacking U.S. officials for calling him a traitor.
A pair of old rivals square off Tuesday, as the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to the Houston Astros to kick off a three-game series.
The five National League West Division teams are separated by just seven games, making it perhaps the best of the six division races from top to bottom.
Patrick Corbin tries to stay undefeated on the season Monday when the Miami Marlins begin a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.
He just has very little to show for it. Wood dropped his third straight start Monday night in St. Louis, as he came out on the short end of a 5-2 score.
Miller , who had to wait out a rain delay of 1 hour, 59 minutes to start the game, left due to cramping in his right leg.
With no margin for error, left-hander Francisco Liriano made two of them that went a long way and decided a close game.
The Atlanta Braves will try to pad their lead in the National League East, as they entertain the New York Mets on Monday for the first of five straight games between the division rivals at Turner Field.
John Lannan makes his first start in two months on Monday when the Philadelphia Phillies welcome the Washington Nationals to Citizens Bank Park to kick off a three-game series.
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey still tops all National League players in voting for the 2013 All-Star Game.
The Brewers are too far behind in the National League Central standings for the Reds to take them as a serious mid-June threat.
They can't afford to follow every win with a loss, as was the case yet again Sunday, when Zack Greinke and the offense supporting him stumbled in a 6-3 defeat by the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are playing very good baseball right now. At 40-28, they are still only in third place in the National League Central .
"We have to make adjustments or else they are going to do the same thing to us ," said manger Kirk Gibson.