ST. LOUIS – For an organization that prized continuity and rooted its recent success in more than a decade of leadership stability, the St. Louis Cardinals sent a sudden, jarring message by firing manager Mike Matheny late Saturday night.
Zach Britton's days wearing an Orioles uniform are numbered. The longest-tenured player in the organization will likely be traded in the coming weeks – or days – before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline.
Jon Gray returned from a two-week demotion to the minors to pitch effectively into the eighth inning, Carlos Gonzalez homered and the Colorado Rockies extended their strong finish to the season's first half by beating the Seattle Mariners 4-1.
Kole Calhoun homered on his first pitch from All-Star closer Kenley Jansen in the 10th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Dodgers after the Angels blew two leads in the Freeway Series.
Jose Peraza had a career-best five hits, and Scooter Gennett drove in a pair of runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 in a game featuring a pair of rain delays totaling two hours 43 minutes.
Tiny homes from Tiny Mountain Houses are on display during the first week of the 2018 California State Fair. The different sized homes come at different price points – and one will be given away later this year.