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Maddon says Cubs making informal trip to White House

Amid questions about whether the NBA champion Golden State Warriors will visit Trump, Maddon said he isn't making a political statement by going. Asked about Golden State, which has had star guard Stephen Curry and coach Steve Kerr make comments about Trump and not visiting the White House, Maddon said, You'd have to talk to the Warriors.

Astros sign second-round pick Joe Perez

Second-round draft pick Joe Perez signed with the Astros on Tuesday. The righthanded Perez hit .526 with 14 doubles and nine home runs his senior year of high school.

Former UH, Astros pitcher Anthony Young dead at 51

Anthony Young who played six seasons in the majors - three with the Mets, two with the Cubs and one with the Astros - was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in January.. Young who played six seasons in the majors - three with the Mets, two with the Cubs and one with the Astros - was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in January.

Tebow hits St Lucie, the next step of his baseball journey

If he's the world's most popular minor league .220 hitter, that's just fine with the new left fielder for the St. Lucie Mets.

Red Sox manager Farrell suspended 1 game after poking umpire

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has been suspended one game after poking umpire Bill Miller in the chest during an animated argument over the weekend. The dispute began Saturday after Red Sox reliever Fernando Abad was called for a balk in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels.

The latest news regarding the Houston Astros’s injured pitchers

The Houston Astros have been plagued with injuries all season, with stars such as Brian McCann, Dallas Keuchel, Lance McCullers, and Josh Reddick all missing time throughout the year due to injury. The

Giants score plenty to back Samardzija, snap five-game skid

Buster Posey hit an RBI double in the first and a sacrifice fly two innings later, Samardzija struck out five pitching into the seventh and the Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 9-2 on Monday night. Joe Panik hit a sacrifice fly in the fourth as San Francisco went ahead 5-0 against Rockies rookie right-hander German Marquez (5-4), then Panik added an RBI single in the eighth.

Nolasco ends winless drought, Angels end Dodgers’ win streak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost exactly two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0 on Monday night. Danny Espinosa had a sacrifice fly and Martin Maldonado added a solo homer to help the Angels win for the fourth time in five games.

Montgomery strong, Chapman ends rally and Yanks top ChiSox

CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Montgomery matched his season high with seven solid innings and closer Aroldis Chapman shut down a ninth-inning rally just in time, lifting the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night. New York led 6-1 entering the ninth, but Yankees reliever Chasen Shreve gave up a three-run homer to Tim Anderson and Chapman allowed an RBI double to Jose Abreu.

Cubs hold on after Nationals rally for 4 in 9th, win 5-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wade Davis struck out big league batting leader Ryan Zimmerman with runners on second and third to end Washington's ninth-inning rally, and the Chicago Cubs held off the Nationals 5-4 Monday night. Contreras hit a leadoff home run in his first career game-opening at-bat and Eddie Butler (4-2) worked five scoreless innings to keep the Cubs ahead.

Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana each had three RBIs to help the Cleveland Indians rally from a seven-run deficit and beat the Texas Rangers 15-9 on Monday night after manager Terry Francona left the game because he wasn't feeling well. Adrian Beltre, Elvis Andrus and Joey Gallo each homered off Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco to help build Texas' lead, but then the Indians offense finally woke up.

LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

K-Rod is fourth on the career saves list with 437, but was released by Detroit last week after posting a 7.82 ERA in 25 1/3 innings. The Yankees will see how second baseman Starlin Castro and designated hitter Matt Holliday after a tough start to the week.

Sale gets 9 Ks, Moreland hits HR as Red Sox beat Twins 4-1

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a matchup of two of the AL's top teams. Coming off a three-game sweep in Cleveland that had jumped them over the Indians into first in the Central, the Twins' offense was stymied by Sale and three relievers.

Grichuk, Gyorko homer, lead Cardinals over Reds 8-2

Grichuk homered for the second straight game and the Cardinals broke out the bats again for an 8-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Grichuk, who was hitting .222 when he was demoted last month, is 4 for 10 with two homers, four RBIs and three runs scored since his recall on Sunday.

Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguers

Tampa Bay acquired the veteran shortstop from the Miami Marlins more than a month before the trade deadline Monday, saying he's a "Gold Glove-caliber" defender who's also capable of making them better offensively. The Rays, who open a series at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, ended play Sunday with a 40-38 record — 2 ½ games behind the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, who were virtually tied for the division lead.