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Hector Sanchez hit two of San Francisco's six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a wild 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night's game with the Boston Red Sox in the second inning for having a foreign substance on his neck that he was applying to the baseball.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has an interesting suggestion after Yunel Escobar struck out a pitch with a 4-2 count: give him credit for a walk.
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo will be sidelined for an extended period of time because of a stress fracture in his left foot.
Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole, the pitcher whose vocal reprimand of Carlos Gomez's running style lit the fuse in a bench-clearing skirmish Sunday, was not among the four players suspended for the incident.
San Diego Padres starter Josh Johnson is scheduled to undergo elbow ligament-replacement surgery for the second time and will miss the entire season.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will begin a Minor League rehabilitation assignment Friday night with a start at Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga against Lancaster.
Tigers reliever Phil Coke flubbed up the finish on an 0-2 slider Tuesday night and turned what once had promise for a very good ninth inning into a disastrous one. He did not mess up the delivery when talking about it afterward.
Albert Pujols typically isn't a very good sleeper, and he had no chance of getting a good night's rest on Tuesday.
Maybe the most encouraging thing that the Yankees can say about Derek Jeter so far this season is that he has looked like himself, which is a refreshing change from the self-described "nightmare" campaign that the captain endured last year.
Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova will seek a second opinion on the partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament he suffered Saturday while pitching against the Rays before deciding upon whether to have Tommy John surgery, the team announced on Wednesday.