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.
Atlanta and San Antonio took imposing 2-0 leads in their opening-round play-off series with emphatic victories over Boston and Memphis on Tuesday.
Napoli got back to winning ways in style as Dries Mertens scored a hat trick to help the southern side to a 6-0 victory over Bologna in Serie A on Tuesday.
Newcastle continued its late fight to avoid relegation from the top tier, drawing 1-1 with Manchester City on Tuesday after Sergio Aguero became the second fastest player to score 100 English Premier League goals.
Bayern Munich needed a disputed penalty to secure a 2-0 win over Werder Bremen and reach its 21st German Cup final on Tuesday.
Cincinatti and Washington achieved rare offensive feats in scoring Major League baseball victories on Tuesday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins got back to playing the style that made them one of the NHL's best teams after Christmas.
The reigning champion Golden State Warriors shrugged off the injury absence of Stephen Curry to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series with the Houston Rockets on Monday.
Harry Kane and Dele Alli both scored twice Monday as Tottenham crushed Stoke 4-0 with a devastating attacking display to close the gap on Premier League leader Leicester to five points.
The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium.