It's just one of 162 and, if the Blue Jays don't win Thursday, it won't mean much. But for Wednesday, they needed a win real bad, and they got it.
Maicer Izturis drew a four-pitch walk with the bases loaded in the top of the 11th inning as the Blue Jays narrowly came out on top with a 6-5 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday afternoon at Camden Yards.
Carried by strong starting pitching, the Cardinals capped a six-win road trip with a three-game sweep of Washington. Wednesday's 4-2 victory in front of 33,694 fans at Nationals Park featured Jaime Garcia outdueling prized right-hander Stephen Strasburg before handing the lead over to a suddenly stabilized bullpen.
If All-Star balloting has arrived, it means that arguments about All-Star balloting will be starting, oh, any second now. That's half the fun of the All-Star Game, after all.
Had the decision been left for him to make, Yoenis Cespedes would've already started his rehab assignment.
Jason Heyward checked out of Rose Medical Center in Denver on Tuesday following his emergency appendectomy performed there Monday evening.
While Justin Upton has been among the most dominant players in the big leagues this season, time will prove that Arizona made a a wise choice in sending him to Atlanta.
One day after X-rays taken of his lower right leg came back negative, Jon Niese had some swelling and tightness in the area but fully expects to make his next start.
Major League Baseball's All-Star balloting program is the largest in sports, one that last year produced a record-shattering 40.2 million ballots cast. Vote for starters online or by mobile device until 11:59 p.m. ET on July 4.
David Wright on Wednesday joined New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mets favorites in kicking off this year's All-Star Game festivities at City Hall, with less than three months to go before the Midsummer Classic at Citi Field.
Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey's upper-back and neck injury hasn't been enough to force him to miss a start, but it is making things more challenging on the mound.
As the American League and National League become nearly indistinguishable, MLB should change division alignments to ones similar to those in the NHL and NBA that are based purely on geography.
The Cubs will re-examine pitcher Matt Garza on Wednesday to determine the next step for the right-hander, who was scratched from his scheduled rehab outing because of soreness in his right arm.
One of the Reds' radio broadcasters has called Samuel R. LeCure "one of the best relief pitchers you've never heard of." LeCure may be modest about it, but he is pretty darn good at what he does.
Every time Jimmy Rollins watches the San Antonio Spurs, he sees his Philadelphia Phillies. That's splendid news for the Phillie Phanitc, along with other Phillie Phollowers around and beyond the Liberty Bell.
Although Jose Valverde struggled enormously in his final three playoff appearances last season, his return to Detroit should add much-needed stability to the Tigers' bullpen.
When the Brewers started off 2-8, they didn't panic, and by staying calm and sticking to their fundamentals, they've reeled off nine straight wins to get right back in the NL Central mix.