Jered Weaver delivered a vintage performance and Chris Iannetta drove in three runs as the Angels beat the A's, 4-0, on Friday night at Angel Stadium. The win pushed the Halos a season-high three games ahead of second-place Oakland in the AL West.
The man known as King Felix isn't so invincible after all. He allowed a career-high four home runs as the Nationals downed the Mariners, 8-3, at Safeco Field on Friday night.
Carlos Santana launched a two-run home run to cap the Indians' 6-1 win on Friday night. It wasn't a game-changer, but his 22nd homer inflated his already mind-boggling numbers vs. Kansas City this season.
Josh Harrison repeatedly backed Edinson Volquez with his glove at third base, so it was only appropriate that he ended up there after the biggest swing of the game. Harrison knocked in the tying run with a triple in the eighth and scored the game-winning run as the Pirates clawed their way to a 2-1 win over the Reds on Friday.
Jason Vargas' throwing error keyed a pivotal three-run third inning as the Royals' lead in the AL Central dipped to a half-game with a 6-1 loss to the Indians on Friday night .
Danny Salazar fired five scoreless frames before exiting after a 44-minute rain delay, while Carlos Santana aided a three-run third as the Indians rolled to a 6-1 win over the Royals on Friday night.
The Tigers capitalized on some sloppy play by the White Sox in a five-run fourth inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory behind Justin Verlander on Friday night in Chicago. Verlander allowed one run on nine hits, striking out eight, over seven innings as Detroit closed the gap on first-place Kansas City to a half-game.
The Cardinals activated Yadier Molina from the disabled list on Friday night, 40 games after a thumb injury that required surgery. He caught all nine innings, went 0-for-3 and received a heartwarming standing ovation from the Busch Stadium crowd.
Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury injured his left ankle on a play at the plate in Friday's 6-3 win over the Blue Jays.
Jacoby Ellsbury homered during a five-run seventh inning to power the Yankees to a 6-3 series-opening victory over the division-rival Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre.
Jorge Soler had two home runs in his third career game and Javier Baez gave the Cubs the lead with a two-run double as Chicago's rookies stole the spotlight in a 7-2 win over the Cardinals on Friday night in St. Louis.
The Padres honored Greg Maddux on Friday night as San Diego manager Bud Black presented him with a plaque prior to the home game against the Dodgers. Maddux was the 10th player to at least play a portion of his career with the Padres now to have a plaque in the hallowed Hall led by the late Tony Gwynn, the only one in that group to play his entire 20-year career in San Diego.
Chris Davis broke the game open with a grand slam in the fourth inning to lead the Orioles to a 9-1 win over the Twins in the series opener Friday night.
Jason Heyward took advantage of his leadoff role and Justin Upton launched a two-run shot in the Braves' 5-2 win over the Marlins on Friday night at Turner Field.
Eric Campbell must have been wearing his PF Flyers on Friday night. The Mets utility man, who entered the 4-1 win over the Phillies as a pinch-hitter in the seventh, stole home on a double steal minutes later to cap an eventful go-ahead rally at Citi Field.
Jacob deGrom allowed just an unearned run on four hits over seven stellar innings, and the Mets got a little lucky in the seventh, scoring twice on an error before Eric Campbell swiped home on a double steal in a 4-1 victory over the Phillies on Friday night at Citi Field.
A's third baseman Josh Donaldson is the highest-rated Wins Above Replacement position player in the Major Leagues, according to Baseball-Reference.com. He is a half-tick higher than Angels center fielder Mike Trout, the two-time reigning American League WAR kingpin.