Jason Marquis pitched six solid innings while Jesus Guzman was hit by a pitch to force in the winning run as the San Diego Padres took a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals to open a three-game series. 1 hour ago
CLEVELAND—Brandon Maurer had not received a flood of phone calls, but he expects that to happen sometime Tuesday when people realize he will be pitching for the Seattle Mariners in Anaheim, Calif., on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels.
Matt Dominguez launched a three-run home run in the fourth inning that proved to be the difference as the Houston Astros topped the Kansas City Royals, 6-5, in the opener of a three-game set from Minute Maid Park
Seth Smith went 2-for-4 with a solo homer, two RBI and three runs scored to back a solid start from Bartolo Colon, as the Oakland Athletics downed the Texas Rangers, 9-2, in the opener of a three-game set Monday.
San Francisco Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong was in the midst of his best start of the season Monday, but was forced to leave in the bottom of the fifth inning after taking a pitch off his throwing hand while at the plate.