Left-hander Brian Flynn, who nearly made the Royals’ 25-man roster out of Spring Training, will miss 3-5 months because of a torn lat muscle.
Bryan Price’s decision to have Johnny Cueto intentionally walk Jon Jay and face Yadier Molina with the score tied and the bases loaded didn’t work out for the Reds in Friday’s 6-1 loss to the Cardinals, but the numbers say it was the smart play and the manager stands by his decision.
Minutes before the start of Friday’s 4-1 win over the Marlins, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares stepped onto the field to accept his 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove award, grinning as he hoisted it up with both hands. Then Lagares set about showcasing the skills that helped him earn it.
Alex Rodriguez continues to swing a hot bat for the Yankees, homering twice off Rays pitching on Friday to increase his career total to 658.
Mike Trout hit the 100th homer of his career on Friday, lofting a fly ball over the left-field fence at Minute Maid Park to become the youngest player with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases.
The benches cleared during the Royals-A’s game in the top of the seventh inning after Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who injured his left knee on the play.
It came down to a little flair from Xander Bogaerts just over the second baseman’s head and into short right field, allowing the Red Sox to pull out a 3-2, walk-off win over the Orioles on Friday night at Fenway Park. It was the first career game-ending hit for Bogaerts, and it came against right-hander Tommy Hunter.
The Astros will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome before their game on Saturday. Here’s a look back at the top 12 Astros moments at the “Eighth Wonder of the World:”
Reds right-hander Homer Bailey will make his season debut on Saturday afternoon, when the Reds play the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. It will be his first regular-season start since he had surgery to repair a torn tendon near his right elbow.
A true pitchers’ duel between Jeff Samardzija and David Price ended with a 2-1 Tigers victory over the White Sox when Jose Iglesias delivered a walk-off single against Chicago reliever Zach Duke at Comerica Park on Friday afternoon.