This Date in Baseball
1869 (AP) -- Henry Chadwick published his first annual baseball handbook. The book eventually evolved into Spalding's Official Baseball Guide....

MLB Calendar
May 18-19 (AP) -- Owners meetings, New York....

Kemp's 2-run double enough for Shields, Padres vs Rockies

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Matt Kemp's two-run double in the first inning was all James Shields needed for his first victory of the season....

LEADING OFF: Verlander puts a ring on it; Machado moves over

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A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

Baseball Capsules
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jason Hammel raised his record to 4-0 and Anthony Rizzo hit two doubles as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Monday night....

Mariners back Karns with enough offense in 4-3 win over A's

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Robinson Cano had three hits and scored twice, Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Monday night....

Cardinals hit 5 home runs in 10-3 win over Phillies

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright knew his mammoth home run changed the complexion of Monday night's game....

Nelson's pitching, hitting lead Brewers past Angels 8-5

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jimmy Nelson has been lone the bright spot in the Milwaukee Brewers' starting rotation this season. He turned in a career performance at the plate Monday night to help his cause....

Hammel goes to 4-0, Rizzo hits 2 doubles in Cubs' win

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Bad blood from October carried over into May....

Cueto roughed up but Giants rally for 9-6 win over Reds

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- Johnny Cueto enjoyed the hugs and the applause. He didn't care much for one horrid inning that put him in line for a loss - until the Reds' bullpen got involved, of course....






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