Adam Wainwright suffered what the Cardinals are right now labeling a left ankle injury when he broke from the batter's box after hitting a fifth-inning popup. Limping around in a walking boot afterward, Wainwright confirmed that the injury is in the back of his ankle -- or as manager Mike Matheny described it, "a bad spot." Wainwright will travel back to St. Louis with the team after Sunday's game and then have an MRI taken of his ankle on Monday.
The Twins took advantage of shaky defense by the Mariners and made the most of their run-scoring opportunities to beat Seattle, 8-5, on Saturday night before 33,566 at Safeco Field. Minnesota knocked Mariners starter James Paxton out of the game in the fifth inning and strung together four consecutive frames with at least one run for the victory.
Nori Aoki scored the deciding run on a squeeze bunt by Joe Panik in the 11th inning as the Giants survived a Rockies rally in the ninth for a 5-4 win on Saturday night. Justin Maxwell's replay-reviewed two-run homer helped offset solo shots by Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez for Colorado.
Adrian Gonzalez belted a three-run shot -- one of four Dodgers homers -- in an 11-8 victory over the Padres on Saturday at Petco Park to clinch a series win. Justin Upton went deep twice for San Diego.
C.J. Cron lined a two-run single with two-out in the sixth inning that lifted the Angels to a 4-1 victory over the Rangers on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.
Starling Marte singled home Neil Walker off D-backs closer Addison Reed with two out in the top of the ninth, giving the Pirates a 2-1 win on Saturday night in the second game of the three-game set.
David Lough's home run in the bottom of the 10th helped the Orioles rally past the Red Sox for a 5-4 win and end a five-game losing streak.
Fans at Saturday's Orioles-Red Sox game were asked to not leave Camden Yards for part of the evening, by both the mayor's office and city police department, due to protests in the area.
Tim Beckham's two-run double in the eighth inning led the Rays to a come-from-behind 4-2 win over the Blue Jays Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
As he sat on the bullpen bench watching Adam Wainwright get helped off the field, Mitch Harris received the summons he's been waiting on for so long. He called the circumstances "bittersweet," but with his debut on Saturday, Harris became the first graduate of the United States Naval Academy since Nemo Gaines in 1921 to appear in a Major League game.
The Cardinals lost Adam Wainwright to an ankle injury after four innings but won another ballgame, 5-3 over the Brewers, and opened a 10-game gap between the top and bottom teams in the National League Central.
Major League Baseball hopes Mother Nature cooperates better on Sunday than Saturday, which saw multiple postponements and several delays due to rain. The Subway Series continues in the Bronx, while the White Sox and Royals try once again to resume Friday's game, which was suspended because of rain.
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Tom Koehler threw 7 1/3 scoreless innings on Saturday, and he kept the momentum rolling for the Marlins. Behind the right-hander's gem, Giancarlo Stanton and Adeiny Hechavarria both went yard as Miami blanked the Nationals, 8-0, at Marlins Park.
The Braves snapped a 20-inning scoreless drought and ruined David Buchanan's strong start by producing a decisive three-run seventh inning in Saturday night's 5-2 win over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis was shaken up in the top of the sixth inning of Saturday night's 5-2 loss to the Braves after diving to his left for a sharply hit ball by Atlanta's Nick Markakis and making a great play for the final out of the frame.
Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game and the Mets swatted three homers off CC Sabathia, evening the Subway Series with an 8-2 victory over the Yankees on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.