5/20/2015 | Marcum steers Tribe victory over White Sox
Shaun Marcum, making his first big league start since 2013, worked six-plus innings and the Indians snapped a tie with a three-run seventh en route to a 4-3 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday night in Chicago.
5/20/2015 | Not thrown by early blip, Zimmermann cruises
Jordan Zimmermann's Wednesday night outing against the Yankees did not start as he hoped it would. Brett Gardner and Carlos Beltran, the first two batters he faced, both hit safely and scored. After that, however, Zimmermann was brilliant.
5/20/2015 | Cards' offense 'clicking on all cylinders'
After laboring to score one run over 14 innings in the series opener against the Mets, the Cardinals put together two of their biggest offensive performances of the season to ensure at least a series split.
5/20/2015 | Harper too good, valuable to feud with umps
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper must stay on the field. It's that simple. He let an umpire get under his skin for the second time in eight days on Wednesday night and got himself ejected. This can't happen.
5/20/2015 | Tough month in the past, Martinez settles in
After navigating through various turns of the learning curve during his first three starts this month, Carlos Martinez settled himself considerably in Wednesday's win over the Mets.
5/20/2015 | Perez impressive in first Major League start
Williams Perez impressed in his first Major League start for the Braves, striking out seven and allowing one run over five innings to help the Rays claim a 2-1 win on Wednesday night.
5/20/2015 | Castellanos gives Tigers much-needed boost
The Tigers' triples leaderboard includes speedsters Rajai Davis and Anthony Gose. It now includes Nick Castellanos.
5/20/2015 | Spot on: Klein gets win in first big league start
The Rangers were hoping to get five innings out of starter Phil Klein on Wednesday night. That's the most they have been getting from their other starters lately.
5/20/2015 | Early run support boosts Elias' confidence
Roenis Elias has pitched well all season, but that still has not translated into wins because the Mariners have struggled to get him runs. This time, Seattle got some early offense, and Elias did the rest, holding Baltimore scoreless into the eighth inning en route to a 4-1 victory.
5/20/2015 | Sizzling Cardinals shut out Mets
The Cardinals' offense continued to sizzle for a second straight night, smacking 14 hits to back Carlos Martinez in a 9-0 thumping of the Mets on Wednesday. New York starter Colon struggled for the third straight start, allowing 11 hits and nine runs (eight earned) over 4 1/3 innings.
5/20/2015 | D-backs push Corbin's timetable back a bit
Based on Monday's pitching performance, the D-backs will likely give left-hander Patrick Corbin more time to bounce back from his most recent rehab appearance.
5/20/2015 | Mauer picks good time for first homer of 2015
Joe Mauer picked an opportune time for his first homer of the year. Mauer, who hadn't homered since Aug. 17, connected on a go-ahead solo blast in the 13th inning to lift the Twins to a 4-3 win over the Pirates on Wednesday night. Mauer's homer off Pirates left-hander Antonio Bastardo broke a career-long homerless drought of 76 games and 286 at-bats.
5/20/2015 | Chirinos' homer helps Rangers edge Red Sox
Phil Klein earned his first Major League win as a starter and Robinson Chirinos crushed a solo home run that provided the scoring difference as the Rangers edged out a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
5/20/2015 | Nats alone in 1st place after edging Yanks late
Denard Span's single broke a tie in the seventh inning and helped the Nationals edge the Yankees, 3-2, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.
5/20/2015 | Duffy relishes Giants-Dodgers rivalry
Giants rookie Matt Duffy, a native of Southern California, loves the intensity of the Dodgers-Giants rivalry.
5/20/2015 | Anderson, stealing D-backs dominate Fish
The D-backs ran their way to a 6-1 win over the Marlins on Wednesday night at Marlins Park to take the first three games of the four-game series. Arizona racked up six steals on the night, led by A.J. Pollock's three, and Chase Anderson went eight-plus innings in his first victory of the season while handing Miami its sixth straight loss.
5/20/2015 | Maddon on Baez: 'Stay ready'
During Spring Training, Cubs manager Joe Maddon raved about Javier Baez's defense at second base. After seeing his infield make three errors on Tuesday, could the team use Baez? Said Maddon: "The biggest thing he has to do is stay ready."
5/20/2015 | Trout triggers offense, Weaver outduels Hutchison
Marc Krauss hit the go-ahead double in the seventh inning to back a quality start by right-hander Jered Weaver in the Angels' 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.
5/20/2015 | D-backs run wild, including steal of home
A.J. Pollock stole a career-high three bases in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Marlins, including a swipe of home. It was part of a banner night for D-backs baserunners, who collected six steals.
5/20/2015 | Now healthy, Garcia ready to contribute
Eleven months and a day will have passed between Jaime Garcia's final outing in 2014 and his first this season, which is why the simple act of taking the mound in Thursday's series finale against the Mets will mark a notable accomplishment for the lefty.
5/20/2015 | A-Gone having fun leads to personal success
Adrian Gonzalez is enjoying the first quarter of what could be a career season. Having turned 33 two weeks ago, the Dodgers' graceful, durable first baseman appreciates his good fortune and how it came to pass.
5/20/2015 | Pujols' wrist just bruised after hit by pitch
Angels first baseman Albert Pujols left Wednesday's game at Rogers Centre early after taking a fastball to his left wrist. The team initially diagnosed it as a left hand contusion.
5/20/2015 | Castellanos' big hit lifts Tigers over Crew
Nick Castellanos awakened a Tigers offense that had been dormant all series with a bases-clearing triple in the eighth inning, breaking open a pitching duel and helping Detroit avoid a series sweep to the Brewers with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.
5/20/2015 | Rockies call up Barnes, option Stubbs
The Rockies optioned struggling outfielder Drew Stubbs to Triple-A Albuquerque and recalled outfielder Brandon Barnes, one of the Majors' most effective pinch-hitters last season with the Rockies, on Wednesday.
5/20/2015 | Prior relishes role as Minors pitching coordinator
Mark Prior is six-or-so weeks into his job as the first-year Minor League pitching coordinator, where he has a chance to impact pitchers throughout the system. He's enjoying every second.
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