Monday, June 2, 2014
Masahiro Tanaka shut down Joe Mauer and the other Minnesota hitters while lowering his AL-leading ERA to 2.06, and Brian McCann lined a go-ahead double in the eighth inning Saturday that sent the New York Yankees over the Twins 3-1.
David Wright had an RBI single with two outs in the 14th inning to lead the New York Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the second straight marathon game between the teams.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
A.J. Pierzynski hit an RBI triple in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox — on their fourth manager of the night following a string of ejections — beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Friday in the latest testy game between the teams.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Michael Morse homered and drove in three runs, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
Miguel Cabrera hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fifth to back Rick Porcello's eighth victory, helping the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders.
Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for US$2 billion in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Rockies in the National League on Wednesday.
Pinch-runner Kevin Pillar scored the winning run on a throwing error by pitcher Juan Carlos Oviedo and the Toronto Blue Jays won their ninth straight game and completed a sweep of Tampa Bay, beating the Rays 3-2 in the American League on Wednesday.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Another blast by Edwin Encarnacion helped make Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle the first nine-game winner in the majors this season.