The continued decline of offense around the majors has been the season's biggest trend so far, writes Tom Verducci, who lists his 10 top storylines from the 2013 season to date.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong broke his pitching hand when he fouled off a pitch in the fifth inning Monday night.
Last year, Miguel Cabrera became the first player since 1967 to win the Triple Crown. This year, he could become the first to ever do it in consecutive seasons, writes Cliff Corcoran.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez started his third week of on-field work by adding defensive drills and hitting in a cage.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list because of bruised ribs and recalled top prospect Jurickson Profar from Triple-A Round Rock.
MIAMI (AP) Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and first baseman Ryan Howard is day to day with a sore left knee.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz and first baseman Ryan Howard will have MRI exams Monday.