Before the second game of a three-game set with the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, Giants manager Bruce Bochy was told that he had a 7-9 record on his birthday.
The White Sox ran through all of their relievers in the first 13 innings against the Red Sox on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field and so Leury Garcia - utility player extraordinaire - took the mound to start the 14th inning.
CC Sabathia tries to lead the New York Yankees to their fifth straight win on Thursday when they open a four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
The swing that Pablo Sandoval hopes snaps him out of his early season slump is not the kind the San Francisco Giants have grown accustomed to seeing from the 2012 World Series MVP.
Alex Wood follows up an outstanding performance from teammate Julio Teheran on Thursday afternoon when the Atlanta Braves go for a sweep of a three-game set with the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Chicago Cubs came up empty again in the Bronx — twice.
Considering the baseball season is a marathon of 162 games, it's difficult to call a game in mid-April an important one.
In the aftermath of his team's second defeat in as many days, Hanley Ramirez was smiling. His left hand wasn't broken.
During the last two seasons and the one just underway, you could make a pretty good case that Yu Darvish and Felix Hernandez have been the most dominant pitchers in baseball. Opponents owned the lowest slugging percentages against Darvish (.335) and Hernandez (.343) in that stretch going into Wednesday. In strikeouts, they're first (Darvish, 513) and third (Hernandez, 469); in ERA, fourth (Hernandez, 3.01) and eighth (Darvish, 3.22). By any measure, the night at the Globe held all the promise of a classic pitcher's duel.
The Texas Rangers target a series win over the Seattle Mariners Thursday afternoon in the finale of a four-game set in Arlington.
Mike Moustakas led off the 11th inning with a home run to boost the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros.
If the AL West race turns out to be as close as these three games, the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels will be battling down to the wire come September.
Miserable run support for right-hander Yu Darvish is becoming a Rangers' staple this season.
Chris Iannetta swung the bat like a guy who definitely didn't want to catch one more inning.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura has paired rookie catcher Adrian Nieto with left-hander John Danks in each of Danks' three starts this season, including Wednesday night's game against the Red Sox.
The Milwaukee Brewers try to remain unbeaten this season against the Pittsburgh Pirates as the NL Central rivals begin a four-game series on Thursday night.
Andrew Cashner appears ready for the national spotlight.
The San Francisco Giants have seen how capable Madison Bumgarner is on the mound, but he was a pleasant surprise last week with his bat.
For the better part of seven innings, catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia made all the right calls. He helped keep Jose Fernandez in a nice rhythm as the right-hander negotiated the Washington Nationals' lineup.
The White Sox bullpen provided one opportunity after another.
The latest loss for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the San Francisco Giants could've been far worse.
The Boston Red Sox used patience and 15 walks to rally and force extra innings.
Game 2: Toronto - Dustin McGowan (1-1, 4.00) Minnesota - Mike Pelfrey (0-2, 7.84)
The reverberations of hands cracking hands echoed through the nearly empty confines of Minute Maid Park. Mike Moustakas provided one concussive stroke for the Kansas City Royals in a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros, a go-ahead solo home run in the 11th inning.
Chicago baseball and football greats who played at Wrigley Field and a ceremonial pitch using a 100-year-old baseball will be part of the park's 100th-year birthday party.