After facing the Braves' entire bullpen and the guy who had been scheduled to start on Saturday, the Brewers claimed a 3-2 victory courtesy of Jonathan Villar's go-ahead single in the 13th inning on Wednesday night at Turner Field.
There's no sport that's more stat-driven than baseball and that can lead to all kinds of number craziness. The Brewers' 3-2 win in 13 innings over the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field certainly fit the crazy quotient. The eighth inning alone will suffice to explain.
Adam Lind launched a pair of homers and drove in six runs in a four-hit night as the Mariners jumped on first-time A's starter Zach Neal en route to a 13-3 series-clinching romp Wednesday at Safeco Field.
Scott Kazmir pitched well enough that the Dodgers' off night on offense didn't matter. The left-hander allowed just one run on four hits and struck out a season-high 12 batters over six innings, leading the Dodgers to a 3-1 win that completed a series sweep of the Reds.
Leonys Martin continued his recent hot streak with an RBI single in the third inning of the Mariners' 13-3 win over the A's on Wednesday, but the center fielder was taken out the following frame after hurting his left hamstring while running the bases.
Behind Scott Kazmir's 12 strikeouts, the Dodgers continued their dominance of the Reds, completing a three-game sweep with a 3-1 victory at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night. The loss was Cincinnati's 10th in a row.
The Angels tallied 14 hits in their road game vs. the Rangers on Wednesday afternoon, but Mike Trout's 0-fer stalled what had been the longest Beat the Streak run this season at 40 games.
Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a mammoth two-run home run against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at ARM & HAMMER Park on Wednesday night in the second game of his rehab stint with Double-A Trenton. Rodriguez is expected to be activated from the disabled list for the Yankees' 4:05 p.m. ET series finale against the Blue Jays on Thursday.
Russell Martin slugged his first two homers of the season, supporting Marco Estrada's solid effort as the Blue Jays ended the Yankees' six-game win streak with an 8-4 victory on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Steven Wright continued his strong start and Jackie Bradley Jr. ran his hitting streak to 29 games, leading the Red Sox to a 10-3 victory over the Rockies on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
A day after showcasing their lineup's full potential, the Pirates displayed their resilience. David Freese's two-run homer punctuated a four-run fifth inning as the Bucs stormed back to beat the D-backs, 5-4, on Wednesday night at PNC Park.
At this time a year ago, Robinson Cano was mired in a miserable slump that lasted through the first half, spurring questions about whether he was entering a steep decline phase. These days, Cano is making those concerns seem silly.
Just a perfect face to make.
The Astros got big blasts from Luis Valbuena and Evan Gattis, and capitalized on four Orioles errors, to edge Baltimore, 4-3, on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park, securing a series win in the three-game set.
Russell Martin had been waiting a very, very long time for this. Forty-one games, to be exact. Martin's homerless drought finally came to an end at 124 at-bats on Wednesday night when he went deep twice in Toronto's 8-4 victory over the Yankees. It was the second-longest stretch without a home run to start a season in Martin's career and one that he'll want to put in his rearview mirror as quickly as possible.
The historic Baseball Hall of Fame Tour Announcement Event, featuring Commissioner Rob Manfred and Hall of Famer John Smoltz, will be streamed live exclusively on MLB.com at 4 p.m. ET today from the "Field of Dreams" movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.
The Red Sox lost both members of their double-play combination during Wednesday night's 10-3 win over the Rockies. But manager John Farrell is confident second baseman Dustin Pedroia (right hamstring tightness) and shortstop Xander Bogaerts (sore right thumb) will both be back for Thursday's series finale.