Andrew Heaney thriving as he finds 'midseason form'

Marlins starting pitcher prospect Andrew Heaney had another outstanding performance for Class A Jupiter Sunday. He tossed six scoreless innings and has yet to allow a run in four July starts (21 innings). The left-hander is 3-0 with a .171 opponents’ batting average in July. He is 4-2 with a 0.97 ERA and .199 opponents’ ...

Steve Johnson makes first rehab appearance

Orioles pitcher Steve Johnson pitched in game action for the first time Saturday since going on the disabled list with an oblique strain. He tossed two scoreless innings in a Gulf Coast League game, striking out three batters and walking just one. According to, Johnson will continue his rehabilitation with Class A Aberdeen Wednesday. ...

In Class A debut, Appel hurls scoreless start

Mark Appel, who was selected by Houston No. 1 overall in this year’s First-Year Player Draft and signed soon thereafter, threw four scoreless innings for Class A Quad Cities on Sunday, helping the team beat Dayton, 9-2, in Davenport, Iowa.

Capuano's gem leads LA to fifth straight win

Chris Capuano struck out a season-high eight Rockies during 6 1/3 scoreless innings and Mark Ellis had four RBIs as the Dodgers rolled to their fifth straight victory on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

Dodgers go back-to-back in 14th to sweep D-backs

It took back-to-back homers by Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis in the 14th inning and nine scoreless innings from the bullpen to pull it off, but the surging Dodgers pulled out a 7-5 win over Arizona Wednesday night and climbed back to .500 for the first time since April 30.