Japanese pitching star Kenta Maeda tamed a notorious hitter's park about as well as any pitcher can as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Colorado 4-1 on Saturday night.
Chris Young struck out 10 in six innings, Mike Moustakas homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat fellow American League pacesetters the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Friday.
Jake Arrieta pitched his second no-hitter in a span of just 11 regular-season starts as the Chicago Cubs shut down Cincinnati in a 16-0 rout on Thursday.
Players from the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates have expressed concerns about their two-game series next month in Puerto Rico because of the Zika virus.
Josh Thole sat in front of his locker, his head lowered and cradled in his hands. Several minutes earlier, the Toronto Blue Jays catcher let a slider get past him. Caleb Joseph took advantage of the miscue, sliding home with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.
Cincinatti and Washington achieved rare offensive feats in scoring Major League baseball victories on Tuesday.
Colorado's Tyler Chatwood pitched seven innings as the Rockies shut out the Chicago Cubs and held on for a 2-0 win on Sunday.
Washington improved to a franchise-record 9-1 start to the season by winning 8-1 at Philadelphia on Saturday, led by pitcher Max Scherzer's seven impressive innings and two-run double.
As cities across the country honored Jackie Robinson's pioneering baseball career, one also apologized for its racist treatment of Major League Baseball's first black player nearly 70 years ago.
Minnesota and Atlanta both avoided the ignominy of starting the season 0-10 when they both broke through for their first victories on Friday, with the Twins edging the Los Angeles Angels and Atlanta coming from three runs down after seven innings to beat Miami 6-3.