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.
Philadelphia's Vince Velasquez struck out a career-high 16 batters in a dominant shutout victory as the Phillies beat San Diego 3-0 on Thursday.
Yu Darvish described his yearlong recovery from Tommy John surgery as fun.
J.J. Hardy hit a pair of two-run home runs as the Baltimore Orioles pounded the Boston Red Sox 9-5 on Tuesday to win their seventh straight game and extend their perfect start to the Major League Baseball season.
South Korea's Dae-Ho Lee hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting Seattle over Texas 4-2 for its first win of the year at Safeco Field on Wednesday night.
Reds left-hander Brandon Finnegan pitched 6 2/3 hitless innings before allowing a single to David Ross, but Addison Russell hit a three-run home run as Chicago roughed up Cincinnati's bullpen in a 5-3 victory Monday night in the Cubs' home opener.