Alex Rodriguez had already driven in four runs against David Price with a homer and a double. ''David's not going to say he doesn't want to face anyone,'' Farrell said Sunday night after Price retired Rodriguez and picked up the win in Boston's 8-7 victory over the Yankees.
Top 100 pitchers Jeff Hoffman (No. 49) and Braden Shipley (No. 64) squared off Sunday in the final game of the four-game set between Triple-A Albuquerque and Reno, and both hurlers were electric.
Don't look now, but the NL East is the deepest division in baseball as the calendar turns to May.
The broomsticks were out in full force Sunday as five teams -- the Red Sox, Nationals, Tigers, Phillies and Rockies -- completed series sweeps.
Christian Vazquez became the second player this weekend to hit a game-turning, first-pitch homer against Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, lifting the Red Sox to an 8-7 victory that completed a three-game sweep in the first rivalry series of the season.
We predicted the first 10 selections when we unveiled the MLBPipeline.com Top 50 Draft Prospects in December, and we're back at it again now that we've expanded and updated the list to a Top 100.
Each of the Phillies' six victories last week was won by a margin of three runs or fewer, as they leaned on their bullpen to back some strong outings from their starters. The efforts cemented Philadelphia's status as "Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford."
Johnny Cueto will take the mound at Great American Ball Park on Monday for the first time while wearing a visitors' uniform. Cueto's Cincinnati homecoming is just one of many intriguing matchups on tap for today's 10-game slate.
Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy combined for a rare 5-6-3 putout, which led the top five GIFs from Sunday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs.
Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed in a text message Sunday that his club will have a scout or representative present at Tim Lincecum's pitching showcase -- which, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported, will take place Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The week ahead in Major League Baseball brings us the first full week of the second month of the 162-game schedule. And while the rest of the sports world might pause for two minutes to take in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, there are races throughout every division in the Majors with teams going all-out, nose to nose, as they negotiate the crucial early furlongs.
Danny Valencia is scheduled to start a rehab assignment Monday and should come off the disabled list for the road trip starting May 6 at Baltimore, A's manager Bob Melvin said Sunday.
On a day when Nolan Arenado regained sole leadership in the Major League home run race with his 11th of the season, his manager couldn't stop praising him -- for his defense just as much as the game-changing homer in the Rockies' 6-3 victory Sunday.
The Royals looked a lot more like themselves on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Mariners at Safeco Field.
Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum will pitch for major league clubs in a showcase event Friday as he attempts to make a comeback from hip surgery last year. The free agent right-hander is set to hold his much-anticipated throwing session Friday in Arizona, according to Paul Kuo, spokesman for Lincecum's agency, Beverly Hills Sports Council. The San Francisco Giants will be there as planned all along, general manager Bobby Evans said Sunday night.
The Dodgers needed Clayton Kershaw to play the role of stopper Sunday afternoon -- and did he ever. Not only did Kershaw put a halt to Los Angeles' six-game losing streak, he tossed a three-hit shutout, struck out 14 and provided the offense as well, in a 1-0 victory over San Diego.
The Astros only needed Colby Rasmus' RBI sacrifice fly, and two hits, including Jose Altuve's leadoff solo home run, to dodge a three-game series sweep and down the A's, 2-1, on Sunday at the Coliseum.
As fans cast their votes for who they deem worthy of 2016 All-Star status, MLB.com is going to look position by position through each league, continuing today with the National League third basemen.
Nolan Arenado has a power-hitting rookie for a teammate who has grabbed a lot of the headlines for the Colorado Rockies this season. Of course, Arenado's performance has been praise-worthy as well. The 2015 All-Star had two hits, including his major league-leading 11th home run, and three RBIs in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.