Jon Lester posts first career hit in 67 ABs with liner off John Lackey's leg
Cubs pitcher Jon Lester broke out of the longest hitless streak to begin an MLB career with his first regular-season hit in his 67th at-bat Monday against the Cardinals.
Alvarez's RBI single in 9th lifts Pirates past Padres, 2-1
Pedro Alvarez singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
Astros All-Star Keuchel stops Indians 9-4
Dallas Keuchel, chosen for the American League All-Star team earlier Monday, allowed three runs in six innings in helping the Houston Astros defeat the Cleveland Indians 9-4.
Chris Sale lifts White Sox with 6-hit complete game as run of 10 K's ends
Chris Sale's bid for a record strikeout streak ended, but he pitched a six-hitter that led the White Sox past the Blue Jays 4-2 Monday in the fastest major league game in almost four years.
David West agrees to sign with Spurs for veterans minimum $1.5M
The Spurs continued their run of good fortune Monday by luring free agent David West for what sources confirmed to ESPN's Marc Stein's will be the veterans minimum of about $1.5 million.
Hank Steinbrenner, Trump have high praise for A-Rod
Alex Rodriguez was snubbed for his 15th All-Star Game appearance, but Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner is more than happy with his designated hitter's season so far.
Carolina Hurricanes open prospect camp at PNC Arena
The team's hope is that several of the young players in attendance this week will develop into productive pros with the big club in a couple years.
Nash-Rocky Mount School Board under fire for forcing to superintendent to resign
Superintendent Dr. Anthony Jackson was forced to resign last week and no reason was given.
Victim of Raleigh shooting mourned, praised for anti-gang work
A community came together Monday evening to help the family of a father of three shot to death last week in Raleigh.
Plane returns to Charlotte airport after security scare
A security scare forced an American Airlines jet to return to Charlotte-Douglas airport shortly after takeoff.
Full rosters released for 2015 All-Star Game
Two Royals pitchers were added to the AL All-Star roster Monday, which brings Kansas City to an MLB-high six representatives, while Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was left off the team.
Fayetteville school principal burned in gas grill explosion now back home
Seventy-First High School Principal Myron Williams is back home after spending two weeks at the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill.