Matt Cain is brushed back, then gets back up and beats the Diamondbacks.
Left fielder Mike Wilson of the Mariners catches a ball hit by Nick Markakis of the Orioles during the fourth inning Thursday in Baltimore. The game was a scoreless tie for 11 innings before Seattle scored and the O's rallied with two to win.
Lay it down
Seattle's Miguel Olivo lays down a sacrifice bunt to get a runner in scoring position in the 10th inning, but the O's got out of it without allowing a run.
It's go time
Members of the grounds crew hurry to cover the infield with the tarp in the third inning of Thursday's game between the Pirates and Dodgers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The game was postponed.
Low's the way to go
St. Louis' Tyler Greene slides under the tag of Cubs catcher Welington Castillo to score in the seventh inning of the Cards' 9-1 win Thursday at Wrigley Field.
Cardinals shortstop Tyler Greene fields a ground ball in the ninth inning Thursday. He also did damage at the plate with a hit, RBI and two runs scored.
You da man, McCann
Atlanta's Brian McCann is congratulated by teammates after driving in the winning run with a double Thursday against the Washington Nationals at Turner Field. The Braves beat the Nationals 6-5.
Bringin' the heat
Washington's Jordan Zimmermann fans 11 in 6 1/3 innings but doesn't get the win.
Washington's Laynce Nix breaks his bat in the eighth inning Thursday night. He would line out in the at-bat and finish the game 1 for 4.
In your face!
The Cubs' Kosuke Fukudome is tagged out at the plate by Cardinals catcher Gerald Laird, off a throw by left fielder Matt Holliday, during the fourth inning Wednesday in Chicago. However, the Cubs won 11-4.
Chicago's Juan Pierre is forced out at second by Angels shortstop Maicer Izturis for the first half of a double play hit into by Alexei Ramirez during the fourth inning Wednesday in Anaheim. The White Sox rallied with two in the ninth and two in the 10th for a 6-4 win.
Storm clouds descend upon Wrigley Field, bringing a sudden downpour of rain during the third inning Wednesday in Chicago. When play resumed, the Cubs stormed to an 11-4 win over the Cards.
Who wins the race?
Kansas City's Alcides Escobar waits for the ball as Curtis Granderson steals second during the first inning Wednesday at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Royals won 4-3.
Still can't buy one
Philadelphia's Cliff Lee can't get back into the win column Wednesday in Florida despite pitching six strong innings, holding the Marlins to three runs as the Phils won 5-3.
Pirates shortstop Brandon Wood forces out the Dodgers' Matt Kemp at second base during the fourth inning Wednesday at PNC Park. However, the Dodgers won, 2-0.
Safe or out?
Toronto's Rajai Davis and Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia looks for a call after Davis stole second during the fourth inning Wednesday in Toronto. Davis had four hits and two steals in the Jays' 9-3 win.
Climbing the ladder
Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips jumps high to make the catch on Chris Johnson in the second inning Wednesday in Houston. The Astros won 4-3.
Is that Rickey?
Tampa Bay's B.J. Upton slides safely into home plate as Indians catcher Carlos Santana is late with the tag in the fourth inning Wednesday in Cleveland. Upton scored on a fielders choice by John Jaso, and the Rays snapped the Indians' 14-game home winning streak, 8-2.
The ball's flying out of here
San Diego's Chris Denorfia can't come up with a double hit by Corey Hart in the fourth inning Wednesday in Milwaukee. No matter — the Padres exploded for eight in the eighth for a 13-6 win.
Who wins the race?
Mariners third baseman Chone Figgins awaits the throw as Baltimore's Adam Jones slides into third for a triple in the fifth inning Wednesday in Baltimore. The O's scored three in the inning en route to a 4-2 win.
Tigers second baseman Scott Sizemore tags out Minnesota's Danny Valencia in the seventh inning Wednesday at Target Field. The Tigers won 9-7.
Pie on the plate
Baltimore's Felix Pie slides home in front of Mariners catcher Miguel Olivo to score the game-winning run on a single by Matt Wieters during the 13th inning Tuesday in Baltimore. The Orioles won 7-6.
Baltimore's J.J. Hardy hits a solo home run, his first, in the third inning at Camden Yards.
The Giants' Cody Ross celebrates his game-winning hit with Mark DeRosa (7) in the ninth inning Tuesday in San Francisco. The Giants edged the D-backs 1-0.
No freakin' way!
San Francisco's Tim Lincecum no-hits the Diamondbacks for five innings and shuts them out for eight but doesn't get the win.
Cleveland's Michael Brantley is congratulated by Orlando Cabrera and Carlos Santana after Brantley walked with the bases loaded in the ninth inning Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Santana scored and the Indians won 5-4, their 14th straight home win.
Tampa Bay's Andy Sonnanstine lasts only 3-1/3 innings Tuesday at Cleveland, allowing five walks and four hits.
Minnesota's grounds crew pulls the tarp onto the field in the fourth inning Tuesday against Detroit. It didn't stop pouring for the Twins, who lost 10-2.
Mother nature's playin' hardball
Golf-ball sized hail lands in left field during a delay in Minneapolis.
San Diego's Alberto Gonzalez is out as Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks turns a double play on a ball hit by Chris Denorfia during the seventh inning Tuesday in Milwaukee. The DP put the brakes on a four-run inning and helped the Brewers hold on for an 8-6 win.
Stretch beats the slide
Texas' David Murphy is forced out at home on a grounder by Julio Borbon as Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki is able to keep his leg on the plate in the fourth inning Tuesday in Arlington. Didn't matter — Rangers won 7-2.
Can't touch this
St. Louis' Nick Punto avoids the tag of Cubs catcher Koyie Hill and scores on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Theriot during the seventh inning Tuesday in Chicago. The Cards rallied with two more in the eighth to give Chris Carpenter his first win, 6-4.
This is Howie slide
The Angels' Howie Kendrick scores past White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski on a single by Alberto Callaspo during the third inning Tuesday in Anaheim. The Angels scored twice in the inning en route to a 6-2 win.
Florida's Emilio Bonifacio is tagged out by Phillies second baseman Pete Orr trying to steal on Tuesday in Miami. No matter — the Marlins won 2-1.
Knock him on his mask
Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia tags out Boston's Red Sox Carl Crawford to end the fourth inning on Tuesday in Toronto. The Jays rallied to a 7-6 win.
In your face!
Pirates shortstop Ronny Cedeno puts the tag on the Dodgers' Rod Barajas, who attempted to stretch a fifth-inning single Tuesday in Pittsburgh. Big deal — the Dodgers won 10-3.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is late with the tag as Kansas City's Jeff Francoeur steals the base in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. Francoeur was stranded and the Yanks won 3-1.
Washington's Jason Marquis holds the Braves to three runs on seven hits in 7-1/3 innings to get the 7-6 win against his old team Tuesday at Turner Field.
Boston's Carl Crawford (top) celebrates with Kevin Youkilis after Crawford drove in the winning run Monday with a double off the Green Monster in the 11th inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1.
Just out of reach
Red Sox shortstop Jed Lowrie dives but can't come up with a single by Minnesota's Luke Hughes during Monday's third inning at Fenway Park in Boston.
Minnesota's Michael Cuddyer breaks his bat on a single during the sixth inning.
Toronto's Jose Bautista ducks from a wild pitch by Detroit's Max Scherzer during the sixth inning Monday in Toronto. Scherzer improved to 6-0 with a 10-5 win.
Toronto's Corey Patterson slides in safely at home to score on Jose Bautista's triple during the first inning.
Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks leaps over San Diego's Will Venable and makes his throw to first to turn a double play on Jason Bartlett, putting the brakes on the Padres' rally during the eighth inning Monday in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 4-3.
Anyone got a glove?
Fans go after a foul ball off the bat of Milwaukee's Prince Fielder during the fifth inning.
Astros second baseman Bill Hal tags out Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips as he tries to stretch a base hit to a double in the second inning Monday in Houston. The Reds still won, 6-1.
Cincinnati's Travis Wood is welcomed at home plate by Ryan Hanigan (29) and Chris Valaika after hehit a three-run home run in the third inning. Wood also got the win, pitching 6-2/3 shutout innings.
Athletics first baseman Daric Barton bobbles a grounder by Texas' Yorvit Torrealba in the fourth inning Monday in Arlington, Texas. Barton recovered the ball and Torrealba was out. The A's won 7-2.
Nowhere to hide
Florida starter Javier Vazquez wipes his face during a conference with pitching coach Randy St. Claire and catcher John Buck during the third inning Monday in Miami, after Phillies slugger Ryan Howard's base hit loaded the bases. The Phils scored three times in the inning to hand Vazquez the loss, 6-4.
Phillies catcher Brian Schneider talks with starting pitcher Joe Blanton during the fist inning Monday at Florida. The Marlins scored two early runs off Blanton, but he settled down and went five innings to win in his return from the disabled list as the Phils rallied for a 6-4 victory.
Florida's Hanley Ramirez connects for a base hit and later scores during the fist inning against the Phillies.
Philadelphia's Placido Polanco slides safely into home on a base hit by Ross Gload as the Phils rallied for three during the third inning.
The Dodgers' Chad Billingsley throws seven strong innings Monday at Pittsburgh, allowing just one earned run, but takes the 4-1 loss.