Padres' Josh Johnson to undergo 2nd elbow surgery

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

San Diego Padres starter Josh Johnson is scheduled to undergo elbow ligament-replacement surgery for the second time and will miss the entire season.

Gattis comes through again in Braves' victory

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons and Evan Gattis were teammates at Single-A Rome in 2010, their first year of pro ball, and again in 2012 at Double-A Mississippi. So, what Simmons has seen Gattis do in pressure situations during the catcher's first two major league seasons hasn't surprised him as it has some others who didn't know Gattis.

As errors, losses mount, Nationals get extra work

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

As part of rookie manager Matt Williams' emphasis on defense, the Washington Nationals regularly schedule extra infield practice for their backups.

Padres P Johnson headed for TJ surgery

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

San Diego Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday after a recent exam revealed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

Seager's 2 HRs give Seattle 5-3 win over Houston

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth and the Seattle Mariners rallied for a 5-3 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday to snap an eight-game losing streak.

Royals coach has surgery on broken left arm

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Kansas City Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz had surgery on his broken left arm, an injury he sustained when he was hit by a line drive during pregame batting practice.

Gattis' bat stings Marlins again as Braves win

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

No sooner than Chipper Jones retired, the Braves came up with another Marlins menace.

Indians don't think Salazar is tipping pitches

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

The Indians believe the only tipping Danny Salazar is doing is to cab drivers and waitresses.

Perez help Rangers sweep A's with 3-0 win

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Martin Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend his scoreless innings streak to 26 and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday.

Phils activate Hamels to face Dodgers

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels was activated off the disabled list to start Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.