Cardinals' Carlos Beltran receives congratulations from teammates in the dugout after hitting a lead-off home run in second inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Outta the way
A fan beats Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols to a foul hit by Chicago White Sox's A.J. Pierzynski during the first inning Saturday in Chicago. Pujols unsuccessfully argued that it was interference.
Young fans jump for a ball thrown by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina after the end of an inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on Saturday. The Cardinals defeated the Brewers 6-1.
San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin falls backwards after making a catch for the last out of the top of the fifth inning on a ball hit by New York Mets catcher Josh Thole at PETCO Park on Saturday.
Toronto Blue Jays' Moises Sierra, left, is tagged out at home plate by Oakland Athletics catcher George Kottaras in the 11th inning on Saturday. Sierra attempted to score on a single by Toronto's Anthony Gose. It was the second straight extra-inning game for the teams. The Jays came out on top Saturday.
Brought to his knees
Washington Nationals second baseman Steve Lombardozzi misplays a ball during the game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on Saturday. The Nats won 10-7.
Kids reach to get an autograph from Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez prior to the game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on Saturday.
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is ejected by umpire Brian Gorman in the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on Saturday. The Reds edged the Pirates 5-4.
Members of the 1982 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals pose for a photo before the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the team that defeated the Brewers in 1982.
Members of the Korean National Taekwondo Demonstration Team perform before the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs on Korean heritage night at Dodger Stadium on Saturday.
Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez can't make the out as Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus slides safely into home in the third inning at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday. The streaking Rangers won 4-2.
Web of intrigue
Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick, left, dressed as Spiderman, hits teammate Coco Crisp with a pair of shaving cream pies after their 5-4 win in 15 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday in Oakland.
Joined at the hip
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Shane Victorino, center fielder Matt Kemp and right fielder Andre Ethier celebrate their 6-1 victory against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium on Friday.
Force is with the umps
The umpire crew is escorted out onto the field by Darth Vader and Storm Troopers during "Star Wars" night before the game between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros at Turner Field in Atlanta on Friday.
Slide next time
Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn is tagged out at the plate by Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta during the first inning at US Cellular Field on Friday.
Boston Red Sox right fielder Cody Ross slides into second base after hitting a double during the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park on Friday. The Twins won 6-5.
All the way around
Cincinnati Reds left fielder Chris Heisey reacts after sliding in safe under Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Rod Barajas after hitting an inside-the-park home run during the second inning at Great American Ball Park on Friday. The Reds won 3-0.
Over and under
San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera slides under New York Mets third baseman David Wright for a stolen base during the sixth inning Friday at Petco Park.
St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Daniel Descalso attempts to turn a double play over Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart at Busch Stadium on Friday.
Miami Marlins outfielder Bryan Petersen leaps to try to catch a fly ball during the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Friday.
Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford is nearly hit by a pitch during the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park on Friday.
Boston Red Sox former pitcher Curt Schilling throws out a ceremonial first pitch prior to a game against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park on Friday.
Washington Nationals second baseman Steve Lombardozzi turns a double play over Miami Marlins outfielder Greg Dobbs at Nationals Park on Friday.
Texas Rangers pitcher Joe Nathan signs autographs before a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on Friday.