Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips left Friday's game against the Chicago Cubs because of back spasms.
Three-time All-Star Matt Cain will try to collect his first victory of the 2014 season, as the San Francisco Giants begin a three- game set against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated outfielder Cody Ross from the disabled list and designated left-handed reliever Ryan Rowland-Smith for assignment.
Jeff Samardzija hopes for some run support on Friday when the Chicago Cubs open a three-game series with the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field.
The Royals have placed outfielder Jarrod Dyson on the bereavement list and recalled versatile Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Omaha.
The streak began in the sixth inning of a 5-1 Royals victory, when James Shields left Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler numb with a 92-mph fastball at the thighs. Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the knees, and Shields had his seventh strikeout in a row.
Tanner Scheppers felt discomfort in his pitching elbow long before the Texas Rangers went to spring training with a plan to turn the right-hander into a starter.
MIAMI - The Marlins can point to errors (they lead baseball with 16), a shoddy bullpen (they have given up six homers after the eighth inning this season, including four game-winners) and inconsistent starting pitching as reasons why they've dropped nine of their past 10 games.
Left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno has been recalled by the Washington Nationals from Triple-A Syracuse.
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina's throwing error combined with Michael Wacha's wild pitch to allow two unearned runs in the seventh inning, breaking a tie and helping Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals beat St. Louis 3-1 Friday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies will begin a 10-game road trip Friday night with the first of three straight games against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
On his way out to the field for pregame batting practice, Jason Kipnis hung a hard right in the Indians' clubhouse to give Jason Giambi a big hug.
(SportsNetwork,com) - The Baltimore Orioles kick off a seven-game road swing in Boston Friday night when they open a four-game series with the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
For the Cincinnati Reds, there was no better place to open a 10-game trip than Wrigley Field.
Red Sox score two runs in 9th for victory; White Sox waste strong, 10-strikeout, one hit outing from Chris Sale
With the scoreboard at U.S. Cellular Field dotted with zeros early Thursday night, Chris Sale figured his duel with fellow left-hander Jon Lester was going to come down to "who's going to crack first."
The Texas Rangers placed pitcher Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list Friday with right elbow inflammation.
Adam Wainwright was as close to unhittable as he's ever been.
The only series loss the Atlanta Braves have this season was against the New York Mets just over a week ago.
The Detroit Tigers have recalled right-hander Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo and optioned outfielder Tyler Collins to Toledo.
Sonny Gray tries to continue his impressive start to the season on Friday when the Oakland Athletics start a three-game series against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.
David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots' Day game against Baltimore.
The Washington Nationals, so slipshod and disinterested defensively throughout Thursday night, could have played a pristine game befitting their hype as a fashionable favorite and it still wouldn't have been enough.
Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi will be activated from the disabled list on Monday after recovering from a fractured rib.
Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to throw batting practice for the first time since he was hit in the face by a line drive during an exhibition game on March 19.