Adam Lind launched a pair of homers and drove in six runs in a four-hit night as the Mariners jumped on first-time A’s starter Zach Neal en route to a 13-3 series-clinching romp Wednesday at Safeco Field.
Behind Scott Kazmir’s 12 strikeouts, the Dodgers continued their dominance of the Reds, completing a three-game sweep with a 3-1 victory at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night. The loss was Cincinnati’s 10th in a row.
A day after showcasing their lineup’s full potential, the Pirates displayed their resilience. David Freese’s two-run homer punctuated a four-run fifth inning as the Bucs stormed back to beat the D-backs, 5-4, on Wednesday night at PNC Park.
At this time a year ago, Robinson Cano was mired in a miserable slump that lasted through the first half, spurring questions about whether he was entering a steep decline phase. These days, Cano is making those concerns seem silly.
The historic Baseball Hall of Fame Tour Announcement Event, featuring Commissioner Rob Manfred and Hall of Famer John Smoltz, will be streamed live exclusively on MLB.com at 4 p.m. ET today from the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.
Russell Martin slugged his first two homers of the season, supporting Marco Estrada’s solid effort as the Blue Jays ended the Yankees’ six-game win streak with an 8-4 victory on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
If this kind of thing was happening to a team other than the San Francisco Giants, we’d say it was magical. Actually, we’d say this is what a team does in a championship year. Things just fall a certain way.
The Royals open a four-game set with the White Sox just two games back of Chicago in the AL Central.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was taken out of Wednesday’s game against the Rockies as a precaution due to right hamstring tightness. Catcher Ryan Hanigan also exited the game in the bottom of the fourth inning due to illness. Christian Vazquez replaced him.