Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis cannot reach the throw
Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis cannot reach the throw by Indians catcher Carlos Santana as Los Angeles Angels' Maicer Izturis (13) safely steals second in the third inning of a baseball game in Cleveland on Sunday, April 29, 2012. Santana was given an error on the throw.
Birds of a feather ...
... flock together as the Orioles mob Wilson Betemit (not visible) after he hit a game-winning, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning against the A's on Sunday. The Orioles won 5-2, scoring all five runs in their last at-bat.
Baltimore's Wilson Betemit celebrates as he trots home after hitting the decisive blast at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Oakland won the opener Friday, but Baltimore rebounded with two victories over the weekend to take the series.
Avoiding a sweep
Aramis Ramirez hits an RBI single for the first of three Milwaukee runs in the sixth inning at St. Louis' Busch Stadium on Sunday. The Brewers won 3-2 for their lone victory in the weekend series against their NL Central rivals.
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St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal fields a ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Zack Greinke in the third inning at Busch Stadium.
The Mets celebrate their 11-inning victory over the Rockies at Coors Field on Sunday. After both teams scored a run apiece in the 10th, Ike Davis singled in the go-ahead and eventual winning run in the top of the 11th for a 6-5 win.
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New York's David Wright slides safely into third on Lucas Duda's 11th-inning single. Wright, who reached on a leadoff single, scored the eventual winning run on Ike Davis' knock. After dropping the opener, New York took two of three at Colorado over the weekend.
It's too early for that, right? Rangers outfielder David Murphy runs out of room as he tries to chase down a triple by the Rays' Ben Zobrist in the third inning at Rangers Ballpark on Sunday. Murphy went 0-for-3 as Texas lost 5-2.
Break out the broom
James Loney's two-run, bases-loaded single in the sixth inning is the difference as the Dodgers beat the visiting Nationals 2-0 on Sunday. LA swept Washington and improved to 16-6, the best record in the NL.
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Washington rookie Bryce Harper catches a fly ball in the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium. Harper, who made his major league debut Saturday, went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout in the series finale. The 19-year-old outfielder went 2-for-6 with a double and an RBI in his first two games.
San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval scoops up a grounder by San Diego left fielder Chris Denorfia during the eighth inning at AT&T Park on Sunday. Sandoval hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first and the Giants went on to win 4-1.
Give me two
First baseman Buster Posey and left fielder Brett Pill score on a sixth-inning triple by shortstop Joaquin Arias for the Giants. San Diego won the opener Friday, but San Francisco took the series with back-to-back victories over the weekend.
O-fers are never fun
Kansas City's Eric Hosmer has a tough day, going 0-for-4 in the Royals 7-4 loss against the Twins on Sunday. Hosmer's batting average dropped to .188.
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White Sox outfielders Alejandro De Aza (left) and Alex Rios get under a fly ball by the Red Sox's David Ortiz during the second inning at US Cellular Field on Sunday. Chicago, sporting red and white pinstripe throwback uniforms from the early 70s, won 4-1 behind Gavin Floyd, who took a no-hitter into the seventh inning.
Tim Hudson lets a pitch fly during the first inning of the Braves' 4-3 win over the visiting Pirates on Sunday. The right-hander, making his first start since having an operation to repair a herniated disc in November, picked up the victory. He allowed two runs on six hits and two walks, while striking out six over five innings.
Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie makes a catch in foul territory in the ninth inning against the Mariners at the Rogers Centre on Sunday. Toronto won 7-2, taking two of three from Seattle.
Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson tries unsuccessfully to catch a home run hit by the Yankees' Curtis Granderson during the fourth inning Sunday. New York won 6-2.
Diamondbacks left fielder Gerardo Parra is forced out by Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes during the third inning at Marlins Park on Sunday. Arizona prevailed 8-4, taking two of three in Miami.
Out of reach
Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis cannot reach the throw from catcher Carlos Santana as the Angels' Maicer Izturis safely steals second in the third inning. Santana was given an error on the throw, but Cleveland won 4-0.
Kick up dust
Cubs center fielder Tony Campana beats the tag of Phillies catcher Brian Schneider to score in the third inning at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday. Chicago also beat Philly 5-1.
Honoring a Hall of Famer
The Baltimore Orioles unveil the Frank Robinson statue during the Orioles legends ceremony before Saturday's game against the Oakland Athletics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The Judge speaks
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, whose nickname is "The Judge," talks to the crowd during the Orioles legends ceremony Saturday. After playing his first 10 seasons with Cincinnati, Robinson hit for the Triple Crown, won the AL MVP and won the World Series MVP in 1966 in his first campaign with the O's.
Hank & Frank
Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson share a moment during the unveiling ceremony for Robinson's statue at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. When Robinson won the Triple Crown in 1966, he hit .316 with 49 homers and 122 RBI.
March to the mound
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg walks from the bullpen onto the field at Dodger Stadium Saturday before facing the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen makes a diving attempt for the ball in the third inning Saturday against the Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta.
Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre gets greeted at home by Michael Young (10), center fielder Josh Hamilton (obscured left) and second baseman Ian Kinsler after hitting a three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
No more room
Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Jose Tabata makes a catch at the wall for the last out in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The Pirates beat the Braves 4-2.
Outfielder playing infield
Miami Marlins' Jose Reyes is tagged out at second base by Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Willie Bloomquist during the seventh inning at Marlins Park.
Reyes gets back
Miami Marlins' Jose Reyes dives back to first base as Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is late on the tag during the fifth inning Saturday at Marlins Park in Miami.
Michael Bourn of the Atlanta Braves warms up before the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field Saturday in Atlanta.
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Careful of that bat
Alex Presley of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores a second-inning run Saturday under the tag of catcher David Ross of the Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta.
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Jon Lester of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Chicago White Sox Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.
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David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox takes a cut against the Chicago White Sox Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.
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Honoring Frank Robinson
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson watches the unveiling of his bronze sculpture Saturday before the game between the Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Md. Robinson, the only player to win MVP honors in both the National and American leagues, was also the first African-American to manage in the majors.
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Preserving the lead
Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman pitches during the ninth inning Saturday against the Houston Astros at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. The Reds defeated the Astros 6-0.
Trout called up
Right fielder Aaron Cunningham of the Cleveland Indians catches a fly ball hit by Mike Trout (foreground) of the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning Saturday at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Trout, who played in 40 major league games last year, made his 2012 debut Saturday after being called up from Triple-A Salt Lake.
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They'll need many more
Los Angeles Angels right fielder Torii Hunter (48) and first baseman Albert Pujols celebrate a 2-1 win Saturday over the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland.
Look up there
Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista reacts after popping out to end the first inning as Seattle Mariners catcher Miguel Olivo looks on at the Rogers Centre on April 28.
Get off me
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson, bottom, collides with New York Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez while stealing second base during the first inning of a baseball game on April 28 in New York.
St. Louis Cardinals' Jon Jay beats out a throw from Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez, left, as Mat Gamel, right, covers first during the fifth inning April 28, in St. Louis.
St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Skip Schumaker turns a double play over Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks at Busch Stadium on April 28. The Cards won 7-3.
Upton gets down
B.J. Upton of the Tampa Bay Rays easily gets back to first base in time ahead of the throw to Mitch Moreland of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.
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Turning it around
Boston Red Sox players celebrate their victory over the Chicago White Sox Friday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago White Sox 10-3 for their fifth straight win.
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Trevor Plouffe (24), Jamey Carroll (8) and Alexi Casilla (12) of the Minnesota Twins don't look so happy during the ninth inning Friday against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. The Royals defeated the Twins 7-6.
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Alex Gonzalez of the Milwaukee Brewers throws a runner out at first base Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Cardinals beat the Brewers 13-1.
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Helton can't hide
Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies is tagged out by Ruben Tejada of the New York Mets on a fielder's choice for the first out of the fifth inning Friday at Coors Field in Denver.
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Manager Don Mattingly argues a play at the plate with umpire Angel Hernandez during the eighth inning Friday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
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Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI double that scored Melky Cabrera in the fifth inning Friday against the San Diego Padres at AT&T in San Francisco.
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Heyward steals it
Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward slides into second for a steal before Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker can catch the ball and make the tag in the fourth inning Friday at Turner Field in Atlanta.
Catch, then collision
Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (26) makes a catch to retire Pittsburgh Pirates pinch-hitter Nate McLouth while colliding with shortstop Tyler Pastornicky in the seventh inning Friday in Atlanta.
Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Hunter Pence can't catch an RBI-triple by Chicago Cubs' Reed Johnson in the ninth inning Friday in Philadelphia. Chicago won 5-1.
Out at the plate
Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta tags out Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera at home plate in the third inning Friday in Cleveland. Cabrera tried to score on a single by Carlos Santana.
Hannahan hits a single
Cleveland Indians' Jack Hannahan hits a single in the eighth inning Friday against the Los Angeles Angels at Progressive Field in Cleveland.
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, in back, tags out New York Yankees' Raul Ibanez on a fielder's choice during the sixth inning Friday at Yankee Stadium in New York.
Jeter finds a way
New York Yankees Derek Jeter slides into home to score as Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Brayan Villarreal, covering home, misses the ball during the ninth inning Friday at Yankee Stadium. Yankees won 7-6.
Toronto Blue Jays' J.P. Arencibia is called out by home plate umpire Greg Gibson on a tag from Seattle Mariners catcher Miguel Olivio during the seventh inning Friday in Toronto.
Trying to break it up
Arizona Diamondbacks' Lyle Overbay is forced out by Miami Marlins shortstop Donnie Murphy during the sixth inning Friday at Marlins Park in Miami.
Don't need this anymore
Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill tosses his helmet after striking out swinging in the seventh inning Friday against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
No help, please
Seattle Mariners third baseman Alex Liddi catches a pop fly by Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista during the third inning Friday in Toronto.
Safe with a triple
Seattle Mariners third baseman Alex Liddi, left, waits for the throw as Toronto Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus slides into third base on his triple during the second inning Friday in Toronto.
Up and out
Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar leaps over Minnesota Twins' Denard Span after tagging him out on a steal attempt in the fourth inning Friday in Minneapolis.
Beats the throw
Chicago Cubs' Tony Campana scores as Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz waits on the throw during the fourth inning Friday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
Tag's in time
Oakland Athletics' Jemile Weeks is thrown out at second base in the third inning Friday as Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy applies the tag at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Md.
Baltimore Orioles' Nolan Reimold scores on a sacrifice fly by Nick Markakis (not shown) in the first inning Friday against the Oakland Athletics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Md.
Sliding in at second
Cincinnati Reds' Drew Stubbs, right, is tagged by Houston Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie after attempting to steal second base during the first inning Friday in Cincinnati.
Sprained left ankle
Houston Astros first baseman Carlos Lee reacts after being hurt during the first inning Friday against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lee sprained his left ankle while trying to dig out a throw at first from third baseman Chris Johnson.
Houston Astros' Jed Lowrie hits an RBI-single off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos during the first inning of a baseball game.