Rodriguez plays hero as Rangers win, avoid 100-loss season

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Roman Mendez was struggling with his control in a big spot Monday night.

Braves end bad day with another loss

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

On a day that began with the firing of general manager Frank Wren, the Atlanta Braves stayed true to their script this month.

Orioles held to 1 hit in 5-0 loss to Yankees

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Even with a loss, the Baltimore Orioles achieved another goal.

Baseball Capsules

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.

Wainwright claims 20th win, Cardinals stay in front in win over Cubs

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

CHICAGO - If there is a nice, round number that allows Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright to look back on those dogged days of August when even games he won felt awry and see how far he's come as October approaches, it happened Monday.

Indians lose 2-0, pushed to edge by Royals

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

The Indians waited more than three weeks to gain a little ground on the Royals. They gave it right back in a few hours.

Recap: Minnesota vs. Arizona

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Mark Trumbo's two-run homer highlighted a five-run Arizona fifth inning as the Diamondbacks defeated the Minnesota Twins, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set.

Collmenter gets 11th win, D-backs beat Twins 6-2

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Josh Collmenter sympathized with the Minnesota Twins after stifling their batters.

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals thumped the Chicago Cubs, 8-0, in the opener of a three-game set on Monday.

Paxton struggles Mariners lose 14-4 to Jays

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Seattle rookie James Paxton got emotional about making his first career start in Canada.