Each of the Phillies' six victories last week was won by a margin of three runs or fewer, as they leaned on their bullpen to back some strong outings from their starters. The efforts cemented Philadelphia's status as "Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford."
Christian Vazquez became the second player this weekend to hit a game-turning, first-pitch homer against Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, lifting the Red Sox to an 8-7 victory that completed a three-game sweep in the first rivalry series of the season.
Johnny Cueto will take the mound at Great American Ball Park on Monday for the first time while wearing a visitors' uniform. Cueto's Cincinnati homecoming is just one of many intriguing matchups on tap for today's 10-game slate.
Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy combined for a rare 5-6-3 putout, which led the top five GIFs from Sunday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs.
Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed in a text message Sunday that his club will have a scout or representative present at Tim Lincecum's pitching showcase -- which, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported, will take place Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The week ahead in Major League Baseball brings us the first full week of the second month of the 162-game schedule. And while the rest of the sports world might pause for two minutes to take in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, there are races throughout every division in the Majors with teams going all-out, nose to nose, as they negotiate the crucial early furlongs.
Danny Valencia is scheduled to start a rehab assignment Monday and should come off the disabled list for the road trip starting May 6 at Baltimore, A's manager Bob Melvin said Sunday.
On a day when Nolan Arenado regained sole leadership in the Major League home run race with his 11th of the season, his manager couldn't stop praising him -- for his defense just as much as the game-changing homer in the Rockies' 6-3 victory Sunday.
The Royals looked a lot more like themselves on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Mariners at Safeco Field.
The Dodgers needed Clayton Kershaw to play the role of stopper Sunday afternoon -- and did he ever. Not only did Kershaw put a halt to Los Angeles' six-game losing streak, he tossed a three-hit shutout, struck out 14 and provided the offense as well, in a 1-0 victory over San Diego.
The Astros only needed Colby Rasmus' RBI sacrifice fly, and two hits, including Jose Altuve's leadoff solo home run, to dodge a three-game series sweep and down the A's, 2-1, on Sunday at the Coliseum.
As fans cast their votes for who they deem worthy of 2016 All-Star status, MLB.com is going to look position by position through each league, continuing today with the National League third basemen.
Nick Markakis hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 10th inning Sunday to lift the Braves to a 4-3 victory over the Cubs, who had rallied to tie the game in the ninth.
After his first rehab start for Double-A Frisco on Sunday, right-hander Yu Darvish answered questions from the media with his eyes constantly looking up at the Rangers game playing on the television in front of him. With a few more outings like Sunday, it won't be long until he's with his teammates.
St. Louis native Max Scherzer dazzled in his homecoming to help the Nationals wrap up a sweep of the Cardinals with a 6-1 victory on Sunday.
The Royals had been waiting so long to be the Royals again. Five games is a lot when you're the defending World Series champions. And five games seems like a lot more when you're not scoring runs.