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.
San Francisco's Brandon Crawford became the first major leaguer in 41 years to get seven hits in a game, with the last of them coming in the 14th inning and lifting the Giants to an 8-7 win at Miami on Monday, keeping their nose in front in the race for top spot in the National League West division.
A Taiwanese team of 11- and 12-year-olds won the Pony Baseball League's 2016 Bronco World Series in California on Monday, defeating a Puerto Rican team 4-0 in the championship game.
Ichiro Suzuki defined his career with speed and sharp hits. It was only fitting he flashed both in his historic moment.
Chicago's Matt Szczur scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Cubs a 5-4 comeback victory over Miami on Wednesday, dropping the Marlins out of the provisional wildcard berths in the National League.
Baltimore pitcher Dylan Bundy held Texas hitless over the first five innings to set up a 5-1 win for the Orioles in Tuesday's clash of divisional leaders, keeping them top of the tightly fought American League East.
Chicago's Kyle Hendricks pitched the second shutout of his career to steer the Cubs to a 5-0 win against Miami on Monday, giving the bullpen a much-needed breather.
Baltimore's Adam Jones hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning to seal a 6-2 win for the Orioles at Toronto on Sunday, leapfrogging the Blue Jays back to the top of the American League East division.