KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper hit his first home run and Max Scherzer struck out six in five innings Friday, leading the Washington Nationals to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros.
Bryce Harper will no longer participate in Major League Baseball's Japan Series showcase next week, as the final roster was announced on Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) The 5-month-old daughter of New York Mets catcher Landon Powell has died.
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros have signed left-hander Erik Bedard to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
The Astros announced the deal Monday.