Sunday, April 6, 2014
Lyle Overbay watched the Red Sox receive their championship rings, knowing how close he came to getting one.
Masahiro Tanaka made a shaky start to his first Major League season, but settled down to pitch seven solid innings in the New York Yankees' 7-3 win over Toronto.
Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager Matt Williams his first loss.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
The New York Yankees earned their first win this season after rookie Yangervis Solarte had three hits in his first major league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run to beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Thursday.
Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) lost his first start of the season for the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, giving up four runs and career-high 12 hits in 5 2/3 innings in his team's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Mike Napoli homered and drove in four runs and John Lackey allowed three hits in six innings as the Boston Red Sox spoiled the Baltimore debut of Ubaldo Jimenez by beating the Orioles 6-2 Wednesday night.
Atlanta pitcher Aaron Harang and the Brewers' Matt Garza had no-hit bids until Chris Johnson homered with two outs in the seventh inning to give the Braves a 1-0 win.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Jesus Guzman and L.J. Hoes homered off CC Sabathia to help the Houston Astros roll to a 6-2 win Tuesday in the first game of Derek Jeter's farewell tour with the New York Yankees.
Yasiel Puig hit a 410-foot drive for a two-run homer and Zack Greinke won his season debut, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday.
The percentage of Major League Baseball players born outside the United States declined slightly for the second straight season.