Miami's Justin Bour and Giancarlo Stanton each drove in three runs to power the Marlins to a come-from-behind 9-6 win against the stumbling Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Boston's Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning before Dustin Pedroia scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch as the Red Sox won 8-7 at Texas on Friday in a clash of American League contenders.
St. Louis batters pounced on Chicago's bullpen after Cubs ace Jake Arrieta departed, and recorded a 7-2 victory on Wednesday that extended the Cardinals winning streak on the road to eight straight; their longest such sequence in 34 years.
Back in the ballpark where they celebrated a championship last November, the Kansas City Royals were beaten 2-1 by the New York Mets on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch at Citi Field.
The San Francisco Giants' eight-game winning streak ended in improbable fashion. Jeff Locke followed consecutive horrible starts with 6 2/3 scoreless innings, and Erik Kratz hit his first home run since 2014 to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Madison Bumgarner and the Giants 1-0 on Monday night.
Prized prospect Willson Contreras crushed the first pitch he saw in Major League Baseball for a two-run home run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-5 on Sunday.
Tim Lincecum made a winning return to Major League Baseball, restarting his career after nearly a year away with six sharp innings and several ovations as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 7-1 Saturday.
Masahiro Tanaka just needed to hit the road to find his groove again. Of course, that four-run cushion before he stepped on the mound was helpful, too.
Victor Martinez matched a career-best with three home runs as Detroit pounded six as a team in a 10-4 win over Kansas City in Major League Baseball on Thursday.
The EDA Rhinos (義大犀牛), a Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職棒) team, announced Thursday that it will be looking for a new owner, shocking the nation's sports industry and baseball fans.