Jordan Zimmermann became the National League's first eight-gamewinner, and the Washington Nationals followed a calamitous roadtrip with a winning start to a homestand, beating the PhiladelphiaPhillies 5-2 on Friday night.
Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball over six innings, and DavidFreese and Allen Craig each homered and drove in three runs,helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-0 onFriday night for their third win in a row.
Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 16th home run, NickMarkakis had three hits and three RBIs and the Baltimore Oriolesbeat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 on Friday night.
Brett Gardner, Lyle Overbay and Jayson Nix each drove in tworuns, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 onFriday night.
Canseco probe tweets cause for concern.
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira expects to play in his firstgame since hurting his right wrist in early March, suiting up for aminor-league game with Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.
The Toronto Blue Jays moved pitcher J.A. Happ to the 60-daydisabled list Friday as the left-hander recovers from injuriesafter being hit in the head by a line drive earlier in thismonth.
Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning beforeMinnesota's Joe Mauer broke it up with a one-out single, and thatwas the only hit the Detroit right-hander allowed in the Tigers'6-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night.
Danny Espinosa's .163 batting average makes a lot more sense.He's been playing with a broken wrist.
A pediatric nurse said Friday she was in the right place at theright time to revive a 14-year-old girl who collapsed while dancingin the upper deck during a Kansas City Royals game.
No-hitter watch: Tigers' Sanchez blanking Twins.
Some of the intrigue surrounding Terry Francona's return toBoston as the Indians' skipper focused on what interaction, if any,he would have with the Red Sox executives who dismissed him in2011.
Drew Stubbs and Mark Reynolds drove in three runs each andCleveland had 16 hits in the Indians' 12-3 win over the Boston RedSox in manager Terry Francona's return to Fenway Park on Thursdaynight.
Jim Leyland is usually pretty confident about his managerialmoves.
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit solo home runs, and Mark Trumbohit a two-run shot to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the KansasCity Royals 5-4 Thursday night.
When Don Mattingly said Wednesday that the Dodgers could not expectto win simply by putting together a collection of All-Stars, manyinterpreted the manager's remarks as criticism of the team's frontoffice and ownership.
Edwin Encarnacion hit his fifth career grand slam, J.P.Arencibia homered and drove in four runs and the Toronto Blue Jaysbeat Baltimore 12-6 on Thursday night, spoiling the debut ofOrioles right-hander Kevin Gausman.
Ken Rosenthal breaks down three things to watch for in Saturday'sMLB on FOX games.
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed five-time All-Star secondbaseman Chase Utley on the 15-day disabled list with an obliquestrain.
The Toronto Blue Jays held a moment of silence before Thursdaynight's game against Baltimore to mark the death of prolific scoutEpy Guerrero.
The Blue Jays are promoting left-hander Sean Nolin to make hismajor league debut Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles.
Former baseball slugger Jose Canseco is denying a woman's claimthat he sexually assaulted her, calling the allegations''laughable.''
Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical ofhis slumping team.
Rangers pitcher overcomes surgeries, setbacks to revive his career.