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Just one off-target slider was the end of that, when Josh Willingham's tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory Monday night.
About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn't make Monday night was his case for the American League's Cy Young Award.
Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee's return from the disabled list and Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.
One inning after matching Yastrzemski with No. 452 on Monday night, Ortiz connected again to take over sole possession of 36th place.
The Philadelphia Phillies have activated pitcher Cliff Lee from the 60-day disabled list to start Monday night's game against the San Francisco Giants.
Jon Niese makes his return to the New York Mets' rotation on Monday night for the opener of a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners.
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price throws against the Minnesota Twins in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Minneapolis.
The Los Angeles Dodgers won despite a so-so start from their ace lefty, who'd been virtually untouchable for a long stretch entering the All-Star break.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.
Right-hander Buddy Carlyle has been designated for assignment by the New York Mets, who plan to activate left-hander Jon Niese from the 15-day disabled list to start Monday night in Seattle against the Mariners.
Pujols hit a tying double off the Mariners' closer and Grant Green had a game-ending, bases-loaded single that lifted the Angels to a 6-5 win Sunday.
Danks lasted a season-low 4 1-3 innings, giving up a season-high 12 hits and seven runs in an 11-7 loss Sunday.
Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.
Odrisamer Despaigne of the San Diego Padres lost a no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth inning when Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets doubled.
Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann 's pop-fly single that dropped among three Cincinnati Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday.
J.D. Martinez, left, greets Torii Hunter at home plate Sunday after Hunter's two-run homer scored them both in the fourth inning.
ANAHEIM, Calif._New Angels closer Huston Street is in the final year of a five-year, $36-million contract that includes a $7-million team option for next season, but he does not view himself as a temporary solution for a club that has had trouble locking down the ninth inning in recent years.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:25 am
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