Saturday, May 25, 2013
Cleveland gave manager Terry Francona the satisfaction of victory upon his return to Fenway Park as the Indians beat Boston 12-3 on Thursday, staying top of the American League Central division while preventing the Red Sox from going top of the East.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Jose Bautista homered twice and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly criticized his team and benched All-Star right fielder Andre Ethier, then watched Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 on Wednesday.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Oakland rookie Dan Straily got the better of Yu Darvish in a pitchers' duel, steering the Athletics to a 1-0 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, further trimming the gap to the American League West division leaders.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A tense American League East duel between New York and the Baltimore Orioles revealed the strengths and weaknesses of each team Monday night when the Yankees won 6-4 in 10 innings.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
Brandon McCarthy pitched a three-hitter for his first win since being struck in the head by a line drive last season, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday night.
Matt Joyce hit a big two-run double in a six-run ninth-inning rally, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 10-6 victory over the Orioles on Saturday, ending Baltimore's franchise-record streak of 109 straight wins when leading after seven innings.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Justin Upton gave Atlanta the lead with a sixth-inning grand slam and the Braves finally unveiled their full-strength lineup, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Friday night.