Jordan Montgomery
The Texas Rangers seek to build upon an eight-game win streak with a victory against the Oakland Athletics.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Lane Thomas hit his second homer of the game in the 10th inning to seal the Washington Nationals’ 6-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
The Texas Rangers start a three-game series at home against the Miami Marlins on Friday.
The Texas Rangers certainly expected to win a lot of games this season after bolstering their rotation and hiring three-time championship manager Bruce Bochy last winter.
The arms race in the AL West began with Lucas Giolito and quickly escalated. After the Los Angeles Angels acquired Giolito and signaled their intentions to make a bid for the postseason, division rivals Texas and Houston answered with some big moves of their own.
Donovan Solano hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the seventh and Pablo Lopez tossed six effective innings to lead the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 win over the St.

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BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Acquired RHP Jack Flaherty from St. Louis in exchange for LHP Drew Rom, minor league INF Cesar Prieto and minor league RHP Zack Showalter.
Gary Sanchez homered twice, Juan Soto doubled in Fernando Tatis Jr. from first base and left-hander Blake Snell had another strong start for the San Diego Padres, who beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 for a three-game sweep.
The AL West-leading Texas Rangers continued to load up on pitching by acquiring left-hander Jordan Montgomery and reliever Chris Stratton from the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Texas Rangers have acquired three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer in a blockbuster trade with the New York Mets, an all-in move for the surprise AL West leaders.
The Chicago Cubs aim to keep a six-game win streak alive when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals.
Nolan Arenado’s three-run homer in the 10th inning lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 win over the slumping Miami Marlins. Arenado’s homer off A.J.
All-Star Luis Robert Jr. tied the game with his 26th homer of the season, and the Chicago White Sox rallied past St.
St. Louis Cardinals starter Jordan Montgomery abruptly left Friday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox in the fifth inning with an apparent injury. With St.
St. Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three and the Milwaukee Brewers used eight pitchers in an 8-4 victory over the St.
St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning to remain unbeaten with St.
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
Albert Pujols hit career homer No. 693, Jordan Montgomery pitched a one-hitter and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 for their season-high eighth straight victory.
Chicago; Monday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery picked up his third win in as many starts with St. Louis, and Nolan Gorman drove in three runs to lead the Cardinals to a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.
St. Louis; Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery pitched six strong innings for second straight scoreless outing for his new team, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado both homered, and the St.
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT