Boston Red Sox manager John Edward Farrell said he was happy with the performance of Taiwanese infielder Lin Tzu-wei (林子偉), calling him "a pleasant surprise" during an interview on Monday.
Lin Tzu-wei is the 13th Taiwanese player to make it to the MLB -- but he is the first to get three hits in a game.
Scooter Gennett hit four home runs, matching the major league record, and finished with 10 RBIs as the Cincinnati Reds routed the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 13-1 on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins have turned their first triple play in 11 years during the fourth inning of their game against the Los Angeles Angels.
Chris Sale made a shaky return to his former home, but Deven Marrero hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs and the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 13-7 on Tuesday night.
Mike Trout sprained his left thumb stealing second base Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels took a thumping without him, losing 9-2 to the Miami Marlins.
Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues.
Robbie Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL's second-best road ERA to 0.57, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday night for their ninth win in 10 games.
Helped by a great first-inning catch that forced center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the game with a concussion and sprained neck, Luis Severino won for the first time in a month and led the New York Yankees to a 3-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
Ervin Santana pitched a two-hitter for his 10th career shutout, Brian Dozier homered and the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Tuesday.