Julio Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday.
At least John Lackey and the Boston Red Sox had something to keep themselves entertained during a long rain delay on Sunday.
Will Venable, Kyle Blanks and Yonder Alonso all hit homers and drove in two runs apiece as the San Diego Padres outslugged the Washington Nationals, 13-4, in the finale of a four-game set at Petco Park.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a leadoff home run in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Matt Moore pitched seven innings of five-hit ball to stay unbeaten, Luke Scott and Matt Joyce homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
David Freese had an RBI in a four-run fourth inning to go with big plays at third base, and the St.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has hit three home runs in a game for the second time in his career.
Cleveland's Mike Aviles scores in the fourth inning of the Indians' 6-0 win against Seattle on Sunday.
The Texas Rangers have placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list because of bruised ribs and recalled top prospect Jurickson Profar from Triple-A Round Rock.
Wilin Rosario hit a two-run home run and drove in three runs to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 10-2 rout over the San Francisco Giants in the third game of a four-game series from Coors Field.
The Atlanta Braves placed relief pitcher Eric O'Flaherty on the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Brignac had been designated for assignment by the Rockies on Thursday. He was hitting .250 with a homer and six runs batted in over 29 games for Colorado.
The Baltimore Orioles have selected the contract of pitcher Jair Jurrjens from their Triple-A affiliate in Norfolk and placed outfielder Nolan Reimold on the 15-day disabled among a host of moves before Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.
There are those moments, though, that the New York Yankees ' manager has to remind himself the Japanese ace is not one of the many young faces in his clubhouse.
For the second time in two weeks, the Minnesota Twins scored enough to win against Boston's unbeaten ace, Clay Buchholz.
Russell Martin's bases-loaded fly ball popped out Paredes' glove when he ran into the second baseman with two outs in the ninth inning, and the second missed catch of the night by a Houston right fielder helped the Pittsburgh Pirates rally past the Astros 5-4 Friday.