Philadelphia's Jeremy Hellickson pitched seven scoreless innings to steer the Phillies to a 3-0 win at Washington on Wednesday, further reducing the Nationals' lead in the National League East division.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale extended his perfect start to the season by guiding the team to an impressive 10-1 win at Toronto on Tuesday.
Taiwanese pitcher Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) of the Miami Marlins limited the Los Angeles Dodgers to two runs in 6.2 innings on Tuesday, giving him his first win of the season, with the visiting Marlins prevailing 3-2.
Chris Heisey homered in the 16th inning to give the Washington Nationals a 6-5 win Sunday over the Minnesota Twins in a marathon game that spanned almost six hours.
Documents that baseball historians have called the Magna Carta of the game have sold at auction for nearly US$3.3 million.
Japanese pitching star Kenta Maeda tamed a notorious hitter's park about as well as any pitcher can as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Colorado 4-1 on Saturday night.
Chris Young struck out 10 in six innings, Mike Moustakas homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat fellow American League pacesetters the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Friday.
Jake Arrieta pitched his second no-hitter in a span of just 11 regular-season starts as the Chicago Cubs shut down Cincinnati in a 16-0 rout on Thursday.
Players from the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates have expressed concerns about their two-game series next month in Puerto Rico because of the Zika virus.
Josh Thole sat in front of his locker, his head lowered and cradled in his hands. Several minutes earlier, the Toronto Blue Jays catcher let a slider get past him. Caleb Joseph took advantage of the miscue, sliding home with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.