White Sox fall to Red Sox in 14 innings

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.

Kevin Sherrington: Do Rangers miss Adrian Beltre more on the field or in the dugout

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.

Royals rally, beat Astros 6-4 in 11 innings

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.

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