Zimmerman sets franchise HR record, Nationals beat Reds 6-1


CINCINNATI (AP) — The NL East leaders opened the second half of the season with a franchise record, a series sweep and a significant upgrade — exactly how the Nationals wanted to keep their momentum going.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Josh Tomlin's solid outing lifts Indians past Giants 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a rare scheduling perk, the Cleveland Indians didn't have to travel far for a much-needed change of scenery after a disappointing weekend dud at Oakland.

  • Written by By JANIE McCAULEY , AP Baseball Writer