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.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Jimmy Rollins hit a grand slam and pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had a two-run double in the Philadelphia Phillies' wild 14-10 victory over the Texas Rangers in the only interleague game of the Major League Baseball opening day.
Major League Baseball launched the expanded replay era Monday and saw instant results — a pair of missed calls by umpires got fixed fast, without any arguments.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Seth Smith hit a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the San Diego Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball's North American opener Sunday night.