Detroit Tigers


CHICAGO -- Kris Bryant had such a Chicago Cubs-like start to his major league career.


WASHINGTON -- Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine to lead the N


MIAMI -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer and five pitchers combined on a six-hitter Wednesday to help the Atlanta Braves complete a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 2-0.


PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates and All-Star third baseman Josh Harrison have agreed to a lengthy contract extension that will keep him with the team through at least the 2018 season.


FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox have optioned Rusney Castillo and Jackie Bradley Jr.