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Jean Segura delivered the clutch hit the Brewers have so badly needed, a two-out RBI single in the seventh inning that sent Milwaukee to a 4-2 win over Cincinnati on Thursday at Miller Park.
Behind Bartolo Colon's fourth consecutive victory and Daniel Murphy's four RBIs, the Mets defeated the Braves, 6-3, on Thursday afternoon, tying their franchise-record 11-game winning streak.
Gregory Polanco hit an RBI double in a three-run sixth inning and a tie-breaking RBI single in the seventh to lift the Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Cubs on Thursday, and split the four-game series.
Right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a career-high 125 pitches Wednesday night in his first win of the season, and his last, which resulted in a strikeout with the go-ahead run at third base, sealed his reputation as a true No. 1 ace.
With one powerful swing in the sixth inning of Wednesday's game against the Rays, David Ortiz passed Chipper Jones and moved into 32nd place on the all-time homer list and vaulted ahead of Joe DiMaggio into 46th on the RBI list.
Juan Lagares often turns the sensational into the routine in center field, and he did it again Wednesday, robbing Atlanta's Jace Peterson of extra bases with an acrobatic over-the-shoulder catch at Citi Field.
The Commissioner's Office and the MLB Players Association jointly announced on Monday that they will partner with the United States government to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.
Gregory Polanco smacked a solo home run and Francisco Cervelli hit an RBI double to lift the Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the Cubs, who came up short in a comeback bid on a chilly Wednesday night at PNC Park.
Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, Ryan Goins had three RBIs, and veteran left-hander Mark Buehrle recorded his third consecutive quality start, as the Blue Jays walked all over the Orioles in an 13-6 victory that saw tempers flare Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.
Starlin Castro drove in four runs, two on a game-tying single in the ninth, and Welington Castillo's infield bouncer brought in the winning run Tuesday as the Cubs stormed back for a 9-8 win over the Pirates.
Edinson Volquez fired seven strong innings and Kendrys Morales delivered another clutch double to fuel a decisive three-run sixth for the Royals in a 7-1 win over the Twins on Monday. Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson dropped to 4-1 all-time vs. Kansas City.
The White Sox scored four runs off of Indians closer Cody Allen in the ninth inning Monday night to steal a 4-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
Alfredo Simon has never been 3-0 in his career until Monday. The third one, he said, was pretty important. It was his mother's birthday, he said, and she had a specific request. "I want you to strike out Alex Rodriguez and win the game," Simon said.
Nelson Cruz wasted no time making an impact on the Mariners' offense, and the big slugger's imprint was noticed as the 34-year-old right fielder earned American League Player of the Week honors on Monday for his powerful performance over the previous seven days.
Nelson Cruz added to his two-homer day with a game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth to lift Seattle over Texas and take the series.
Gerrit Cole permitted two runs in six innings and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run on Sunday, as the Pirates completed a series sweep of Milwaukee with a 5-2 win that consigned the Brewers to the worst season start in franchise history.
Adam Jones went 4-for-5 and drove in five runs to lead Baltimore to an 8-3 win over Boston on Sunday at Fenway Park. Hanley Ramirez hit his fifth homer in a losing cause for the Red Sox.
Starling Marte drove in a career-high five runs and left-hander Jeff Locke retired 23 of the last 25 men he faced Saturday, leading the Pirates to a 6-2 win over the Brewers.
Starlin Castro knocked in the game-winning run in the 11th inning with a bases-loaded single onSaturday as the Cubs edged the Padres, 7-6, before a crowd of 33,958 at Wrigley Field.
Right-hander Danny Salazar struck out 10 batters in his first start of the season, and was backed by a solo homer from Roberto Perez to help lead the Indians to a 4-2 win over the Twins on Saturday afternoon at Target Field.
Melky Cabrera, Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche combined to go 10-for-16 with three doubles, two homers, 10 RBIs and six runs in Chicago's 12-3 win over Detroit. Chris Sale struck out six over six strong innings, and J.D. Martinez homered for the Tigers.
Bartolo Colon once again baffled and amazed both on the mound and at the plate, Michael Cuddyer drove in the go-ahead run and the Mets overcame an early Giancarlo Stanton homer to win their sixth straight game, 4-1, over the Marlins.
Sean Rodriguez and Josh Harrison delivered RBI singles in the sixth inning Friday night to snap a 1-1 tie and Starling Marte added a two-run homer in the eighth as the Pirates downed the Brewers, 6-3.
Nelson Cruz continued his home-run barrage Wednesday by going deep for a fifth straight game as the Mariners slugger hit a solo shot in the fourth inning off Dodgers lefty Brett Anderson in the Civil Rights Game.
Right-hander Alfredo Simon threw eight shutout innings and center fielder Rajai Davis swatted the go-ahead hit for the second consecutive night as the Tigers beat the Pirates, 1-0, on Wednesday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, saw another solid start go to waste, as left-hander Francisco Liriano gave up four hits and struck out seven over six innings of work.
Johnny Giavotella led a group of four Angels who each tallied a pair of RBIs as the Angels jumped all over Anthony Ranaudo in a six-run second inning and coasted to a 10-1 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Nelson Cruz continued his home run tear on Tuesday, and this time Robinson Cano joined in the fun as the Mariners again flexed some early muscle at Dodger Stadium, but for a second straight night, the Dodgers rallied late for a 6-5 win.
Welington Castillo does not like coming off the bench as the Cubs' No. 3 catcher, but he's adjusting to the role and delivering key hits when called on.
Nelson Cruz, last year's Major League home run leader while with the Orioles, has picked up where he left off for his new Mariners club. The big slugger went deep in his first two at-bats in Monday night's 6-5, 10-inning loss to the Dodgers and now has four homers in his past three games.
Jorge Soler smacked a pair of two-run homers and Arismendy Alcantara delivered a walk-off RBI single with one out in the 10th to power the Cubs to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Reds on Monday night.
The Brewers and Cardinals played a mistake-filled series opener at Busch Stadium on Monday, with Milwaukee securing a 5-4 victory to ruin St. Louis' opening party.
Nelson Cruz homered for the second straight day Sunday and this one lifted the Mariners to an 8-7 victory over the A's in the 10th inning at the Coliseum in Oakland.
Angels first baseman Albert Pujols assumed sole possession of 18th place on the all-time home run list -- belting No. 522 on Sunday against the Royals to move past Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas.
Jose Reyes went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Blue Jays rookie Dalton Pompey and Jose Bautista each delivered two-run homers to lead Toronto to a 10-7 slugfest series win over Baltimore on Sunday at Camden Yards. Adam Jones homered and chipped in three RBIs, and Travis Snider hit his first home run with the Orioles.
Limbs flailing, Bartolo Colon stuck his bat into the strike zone as his helmet flew off, his body almost tumbling toward Alex Wood's first-pitch fastball. Bat met ball. Colon began grinning. And somehow, some way in the fifth inning of Sunday's 4-3 Mets win over the Braves, he emerged with a hit.
Matt Carpenter's two-run home run in the top of the 11th inning gave the Cardinals a 7-5 win over the Reds on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.
Starlin Castro, Mike Olt and Chris Coghlan all went deep with solo shots and Dexter Fowler added a pair of triples as the Cubs knocked Rockies starter Kyle Kendrick for eight earned runs to even the series at Coors Field.
Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is searching for that good feeling again, the one that sent him to the 2013 All-Star Game but also eluded him a year ago. After a winter of tinkering with his swing, Segura's 2015 season is off to a promising start.
All spring, an understated Ubaldo Jimenez knew he had something to prove this season. And the right-hander started off a pivotal 2015 with a fantastic outing, tossing seven dominant innings in the O's 7-1 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday.
When the Mariners acquired Nelson Cruz last winter, they had one thing in mind. A big, right-handed power hitter to stick in the middle of their lineup and be a game-changer. And Cruz changed a game for the first time Saturday with a three-run blast in the eighth inning of a contest in which the Mariners came back twice to win, 5-4, in 11 innings.
Who needs to stand on two feet to hit home runs these days? Not Adrian Beltre. Throughout his career, Beltre has delivered several highlight homers with powerful swings that dropped him to one knee. In the seventh inning of Thursday's 10-1 win over the A's, Beltre did it again, belting one of his team's four home runs on the day.
Right-hander Edinson Volquez, making his Royals debut, pitched eight strong innings and benefited from tremendous defense as the Royals completed a three-game sweep of the White Sox on Thursday with a 4-1 victory.
Albert Pujols moved into a tie for 18th on Major League Baseball's all-time home run list as the Angels teed off early on Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma and then held on for a series-clinching, 5-3 victory Wednesday at Safeco Field.
On Wednesday night, Carlos Santana celebrated his birthday with a solo home run off Astros starter Scott Feldman, helping power Cleveland to a 2-0 victory at Minute Maid Park. Over the course of his career, even as a Minor Leaguer, Santana has had a knack for heroics on his big day.
After Starlin Castro struck out to leave two runners on base in the fourth inning on Wednesday, Jake Arrieta approached the shortstop in the dugout to tell him not to worry about it.
If this season is going to indeed be Johnny Cueto's final lap with the Reds, the ace got off to a flying start.
Mike Moustakas and Alex Rios homered to back Yordano Ventura in the Royals' 10-1 Opening Day win over Jeff Samardzija and the White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.
Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon spoiled the party for the Nationals on Opening Day at Nationals Park. He dominated for six innings on Monday and helped New York earn a 3-1 win despite an impressive Washington debut by Max Scherzer.
The Red Sox looked just fine without Cole Hamels in their rotation Monday in a convincing 8-0 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Toronto tagged Masahiro Tanaka for five runs in the third, capped by Edwin Encarnacion's homer. Drew Hutchison allowed just a Brett Gardner solo shot in his six strong innings, and Devon Travis went deep for his first MLB hit. Alex Rodriguez walked and singled in his first two at-bats.