CHICAGO (AP) -- Clay Buchholz figures a slump will come his way at some point so he'll enjoy this run while it lasts.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia will have surgery on his left shoulder this week and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Evan Gattis no longer seems amazed by his improbable rookie season.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical of his slumping team.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A series that began with a disheartening defeat ended in uplifting fashion for the Baltimore Orioles.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Justin Verlander wasn't about to let a win slip away in the rain.
MIAMI (AP) -- Once Cliff Lee escaped an early jam, the rest seemed to come easily.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyler Lyons scrolled through his phone, scanning all the text messages congratulating the left-hander on his winning major league debut. His teammates were quite appreciative, too.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ian Desmond singled in Bryce Harper in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game series sweep.
TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista is one dangerous hitter, and he loves to come to the plate with the game on the line.
MIAMI (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is scheduled for an MRI Thursday on his sore ribcage.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels celebrated Arte Moreno's 10 years as owner by cruising to another easy victory over the slumping Seattle Mariners.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brandon Phillips and the Cincinnati Reds are getting the good bounces right now. Ike Davis and the New York Mets certainly are not.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Ross Wolf was thinking about retirement while languishing in the minor leagues for a third straight year.
DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies are surging this May instead of swooning.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda left Wednesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles with a bruised right calf.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Right-hander Kyle Lohse will miss his next scheduled turn in the Milwaukee Brewers' rotation because of irritation in his pitching elbow.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians manager Terry Francona is bracing for a lump in his throat and maybe a tear or two.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a woman's allegations that former baseball player Jose Canseco Jr. sexually assaulted her.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles will recall 22-year-old Kevin Gausman on Thursday and send him to the mound in Toronto for his major league debut.
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have ended Adam Eaton's rehabilitation stint in the minors after the young outfielder felt soreness in his injured left elbow.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Trout even surprised himself in adding to his growing list of impressive big league achievements.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hoping their baseball success will translate to titles in another sport, the Yankees are combining with English power Manchester City to own a Major League Soccer expansion team in New York that will start play in 2015.
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have scratched Chris Sale from Wednesday's start against the Boston Red Sox because of a mild tendinitis in his left shoulder.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The shaving cream was still glopped on Chris Dickerson's head and shoulders long after the final pitch, a tell-tale indicator that the Baltimore Orioles had finally returned to celebratory mode at Camden Yards.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- With Ryan Vogelsong sidelined for the foreseeable future, the San Francisco Giants are facing more change and challenges for their struggling starting rotation.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion Wednesday after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Oakland rookie right-hander Dan Straily was well aware of the ace pitcher and the powerful lineup he was facing.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have optioned right-handed reliever Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for Ross Wolf for a spot start Wednesday against Oakland.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Any time a starting pitcher steps into the batter's box before he stands on the mound, he's in pretty good shape. Mike Leake enjoyed that luxury Tuesday night.