Jeurys Familia lost control, but not the lead, and kept his team ahead and his consecutive save streak intact as the Mets beat the Cubs for the fifth time in six games after sweeping them in last year's NL Championship Series.
Teenager Piolo Perez swings his bat on a baseball field built atop the Philippines' most notorious trash heap, sending home run balls crashing through the shanties mushrooming on the outfield.
Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer as the Chicago Cubs stopped an eight-game losing streak against the New York Mets with a 5-1 victory on Monday night in a rematch of last year's National League Championship Series.
Texas pitcher Cole Hamels threw eight dominant innings in his first game back at Wrigley Field since throwing a no-hitter there a year ago, and guided the Rangers to a 4-1 win at the Chicago Cubs which avoided a three-game sweep in the series between divisional leaders.
Washington's Tanner Roark pitched eight-plus scoreless innings and drove in a run to guide the Nationals to a 6-0 win against Pittsburgh on Saturday, extending their lead atop the National League East division to seven games.
When we last talked with Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions right-handed starting pitcher Bruce Billings in mid-June, he was just seven starts into his CPBL career and still adapting to a new league.
Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.
Chicago's Kyle Hendricks steered the Cubs to a 6-0 win against Texas on Friday in a clash of divisional leaders that highlighted the resumption of Major League Baseball after the mid-season All-Star break.
Chinese Professional Baseball League's Chen Chin-feng is ready to bat in the 2016 All-Stars exhibition game in New Taipei City on Saturday, July 16.
Young players of team Taiwan pose for a photo in Manila, after beating South Korea to take the Asia-Pacific championships of the PONY Baseball league. Taiwan's team is set to head to the United States to compete in PONY's world championship tournament.