Baltimore's Matt Wieters hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Orioles to a 5-3 victory over Toronto on Tuesday, tightening the race for top spot in the American League East division.
Chicago's Miguel Montero drove in the winning run in the 13th inning to give the Cubs an 8-7 win against Pittsburgh on Monday, ending the Pirates long run of road victories and putting a dent in their playoff ambitions.
Texas survived a nervous ninth inning and beat Cleveland 2-1 on Sunday in the meeting of American League divisional leaders.
Corey Seager hit his 23rd home run to set a season record for Los Angeles Dodgers shortstops, helping his team to a 3-2 win against the Chicago Cubs in Saturday's clash of National League division leaders.
San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager as the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 in Major League Baseball on Thursday.
Baltimore closer Zach Britton saw his remarkable streak of 43 straight games without allowing an earned run end, then shut down Washington's ninth-inning rally to preserve a 10-8 victory that moved the Orioles within one game of the lead in the American League East.
The Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner as the hosts beat the Giants 9-5 on Tuesday, opening a two-game gap between the teams fighting out top spot in the National League West division.
Baltimore's Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 38th home run of the season to help the Orioles edge local rival Washington 4-3 on Monday, keeping them right in the intense fight for top spot in the American League East.
Taiwan won its fourth consecutive international title at the 2016 Junior League World Series (JLWS) baseball tournament Saturday at Taylor's Heritage Park, Michigan, defeating Mexico 6-2 to advance to the next day's championship game against the U.S. pool winner.
Alex Rodriguez returned to the infield, hugged a reception line of teammates and was handed the final ball from his final game with the New York Yankees. He walked to the area behind third base, leaned down and grabbed a handful of dirt.