Marcus Semien hit a grand slam in the seventh inning to lift the White Sox to a 6-4 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park on Wednesday night. Andre Rienzo worked 6 1/3 for the victory, and Jose Abreu homered for the second straight night.
After home-plate umpire Marty Foster called the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter out on a close play at the plate, umpires confirmed the ruling via replay in an eventual 3-2 loss to the Mets.
The Giants finally showed some offensive life Wednesday. They hit six home runs, two each by Michael Morse and Hector Sanchez, whose 11th-inning grand slam gave San Francisco a 12-10 victory over the Rockies.
Tom Ricketts, the Cubs chairman, enjoyed the 100th birthday celebration for Wrigley Field in his perpetually cheerful style.
With two swings of the bat Wednesday, third baseman Kyle Seager picked up Seattle's slumping offense and tossed aside an eight-game losing streak as the Mariners pulled out a 5-3 win over the Astros at Safeco Field with their first walk-off victory of the season.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will begin a Minor League rehabilitation assignment Friday night with a start at Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga against Lancaster.
Martin Perez extended his scoreless-innings streak to 26 with another dominant effort as the Rangers finished a sweep of the A's with a 3-0 win on Wednesday at the O.co Coliseum.
Down to their last strike and facing loss No. 11 in 12 games, Arizona rallied for five runs in the ninth to beat the Cubs, 7-5, on Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
He was pitching from behind a screen and facing hitters wearing the same Reds uniform, but Wednesday remained a significant benchmark for closer Aroldis Chapman.
D-backs outfielder Mark Trumbo has a stress fracture in his left foot, and he returned to Phoenix for a second opinion from team physician Michael Lee.
Chicago pulled out all the stops Wednesday for one of baseball's most beloved and cherished ballparks. It truly is the Party of the Century at iconic Wrigley Field, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of its first Major League game.
After another excellent outing from Aaron Harang, Evan Gattis' two-run double in the eighth inning gave the Braves a series win over the Marlins.
Mike Matheny wasn't quite as optimistic as Adam Wainwright that the right-hander will be able to make his next scheduled start, but both are equally relieved that the injury Wainwright sustained to his right knee on Tuesday is not nearly as bad as it first looked.
The Yankees activated closer David Robertson from the disabled list on Tuesday, completing the right-hander's two-week recovery from a strained left groin.
Which First-Year Player Draft was superior: 2009, featuring Mike Trout and Stephen Strasburg, or Harper's talented group the following summer? It's still relatively early, but the 2009 collection could go down as the greatest ever. It runs almost as deep as the Pacific Ocean.
By any measure, right-hander Edinson Volquez has been Pittsburgh's best pitcher early on, and his April output could be an indication that pitching coach Ray Searage and special assistant to the general manager Jim Benedict have worked their magic with yet another reclamation project, a la Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett, among others.
Kevin Kouzmanoff's magical mystery tour continued on Monday night in Oakland. With the game tied, Kouzmanoff led off the eighth inning with a double against Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle and scored the go-ahead run on a single by Donnie Murphy to give the Rangers a 4-3 victory at the O.co Coliseum.