Miami pitcher Adam Conley set up the road victory with six stingy innings as the Marlins beat Philadelphia 5-3 on Monday, cutting the gap between the National League East rivals to half a game.
Miami pitcher Jose Fernandez starred on the mound and at the plate, striking out 11 batters over seven innings and driving in two runs to lead the Marlins to a 5-1 win at Washington, further tightening the closely fought National League East division.
The Chinese Taipei Baseball Association has withdrawn its bid to hold the first round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) competition in the Asian region, according to a press release from the country's baseball association Monday.
Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Chien-Ming Wang picked up his second win of the season Sunday in a 4-2 extra-inning win over the Atlanta Braves.
Chicago's Jake Arrieta struck out 11 batters in eight innings to extend the Cubs' record winning streak with him on the mound, as the hosts beat Pittsburgh 8-2 on Saturday to further boost their already big lead in the National League standings.
The Cubs snapped their first mini losing streak of the season by beating Pittsburgh and the White Sox buried the Yankees as Chicago's teams continued to lead the way in Major League Baseball on Friday.
Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw pitched his second complete-game shutout this month, steering the Dodgers to a 5-0 win against the New York Mets on Thursday and staying in a virtual tie for top spot in the National League West division.
Kansas City Royals' Taiwanese relief pitcher Chien-Ming Wang said he had failed the manager after conceding two runs on Thursday in his first return to the pitching mound at Yankee Stadium in seven years, a baseball park where he had experienced his glorious days as a New York Yankees star.
Washington's Max Scherzer struck out 20 batters, matching the major league record for a nine-inning game, as he pitched the Nationals past Detroit 3-2 on Wednesday.
The Miami Marlins' Taiwanese starter Wei-Yin Chen took his third win of the season on Wednesday night with a career-high-tying 12 strikeouts as the home team topped the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2.