Jeurys Familia has been traded by the New York Mets to the Oakland Athletics for two minor leaguer right-hander Bobby Wahl and infielder Will Toffey plus $1 million in international signing bonus pool allotment.
The game between the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed because of the threat of all-day rain, forcing the teams to play a day-night doubleheader Sunday. It's the 40th postponement of the season, one more than 2017.
Sean Rodriguez homered and drove in four runs, Starling Marte hit a grand slam and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 12-1 rout of the Cincinnati Reds after a long rain delay.
Yoenis Cespedes homered in his return from the disabled list, Noah Syndergaard won his second straight start since coming back from an injury but left after a drop in velocity, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 7-5 in a Subway Series opener.
The Piedmont Pride summer college baseball team relies on "foster families" to help support the organization financially, but the families get plenty in return from spending time with the Pride's players.