Jose Altuve, Jason Castro and Carlos Correa each homered, with Altuve and Correa adding a single and a double, to lead the Astros to consecutive wins for the first time this season in a 16-4 rout of the Twins on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.
Matt Duffy, Eduardo Escobar, Freddie Freeman, Carlos Gonzalez, Josh Harrison, Albert Pujols, Corey Seager, Jonathan Villar and David Wright are among your choices on the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, and May 5, aka 5/5, is a good time to point out that they all wear No. 5.
Russell Martin hit a deep single to right field as the Blue Jays walked off against the Rangers for the second consecutive night with a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.
It was only 15 days ago that Mike Trout came to bat in Chicago and the scoreboard read .220 next to his batting average. When he came to bat in Wednesday’s ninth inning, Angels starter Hector Santiago glanced towards Miller Park’s center-field JumboTron and saw that number at “.317.”
Already off to their best start in more than 100 years, the Cubs further cemented their status as the National League Central’s team to beat on Wednesday, finishing a three-game sweep of the Pirates with a 6-2 win at PNC Park.
Nationals center fielder Ben Revere is expected to return on Thursday for the opener of a four-game set against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
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A four-run Dodgers fifth broke open the first of their two-game Interleague series with the Rays, leading to a 10-5 win Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
Mark Trumbo homered twice to back starter Chris Tillman’s seven strong innings in the Orioles’ 4-1 series-opening win over the Yankees on Tuesday night.
Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was removed from Tuesday’s game against the Orioles at Camden Yards after sustaining a possible hamstring injury running out a fifth-inning ground ball.