• Fan collapses before Astros game

    HOUSTON (AP) — A man has collapsed in the stands before the Houston Astros’ home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

  • Toronto Blue Jays newly acquired starting pitcher David Price smiles in the dugout as his team plays the Kansas City Royals during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 31, 2015 in Toronto.  (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday’s trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.

    Updated: 8:52 am

  • Kershaw, Greinke switch starts for Dodgers in Freeway Series

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw’s next start for the Los Angeles Dodgers has been bumped to Saturday, and Zack Greinke has been moved up to start Friday night against the Angels.

  • This 2015, file photo shows Milwaukee Brewers’ Jonathan Broxton. The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran. The NL Central-leading Cardinals sent minor league outfielder Malik Collymore to their division rivals. St. Louis also received an unspecified amount of cash in the deal announced hours before the trade deadline on Friday afternoon, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Cardinals get reliever Jonathan Broxton from Brewers

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran.

    Updated: 8:42 am

  • A’s trade Cook to Red Sox for player to be named or cash

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The active Oakland Athletics traded right-hander Ryan Cook to the Boston Red Sox on Friday for a player to be named or cash.

  • Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake pitches to the St. Louis Cardinals during a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT   MBI  (REV-SHARE)

    Leake will make his Giants’ debut Sunday at Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Leake will make his San Francisco Giants’ debut when the right-hander starts their series finale Sunday at Texas.

  • Severino to get start with Yankees

    CHICAGO (AP) — Touted pitching prospect Luis Severino will make his next start with the New York Yankees.

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson uses the resin bag after giving up a solo homer Houston Astros' Carlos Correa in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Angels send C.J. Wilson to DL, make no late move at deadline

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Stoneman decided the Los Angeles Angels shouldn’t give up too much of their future to improve this season’s title chances down the playoff stretch.

  • In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, former Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw is doused as he takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during a preseason NFL football game between the Titans and the Minnesota Vikings in Nashville, Tenn. Shaw, diagnosed with ALS in April 2014, is helping revive the challenge with the ALS Association hoping to turn August 2015 into an annual fundraiser similar to October represents breast cancer awareness month. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

    Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket Challenge

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked with congressmen in Washington D.C. and Tennessee lawmakers.

  • Seattle Mariners starting pitcher J.A. Happ delivers to the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Pirates acquire starter J.A. Happ from Mariners

    CINCINNATI (AP) — After making two moves to upgrade an already solid bullpen, the Pittsburgh Pirates added depth to their rotation and infield on Friday by acquiring pitcher J.A. Happ from Seattle and shortstop Michael Morse from the Los Angeles Dodgers.