Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey didn't know until after the game, but he accomplished one of the rarest feats in baseball during the seventh inning of Sunday's 3-1 loss to the White Sox.
Bobby Wilson's grand slam highlighted a seven-run eighth inning for the Rangers in a 8-3 comeback win, completing the series sweep of the Tigers on Sunday at Comerica Park.
Bryce Harper was drawing walks at such a ridiculous rate he wound up tying a major league record. Chicago walked Harper a record-tying six times, then beat Washington 4-3 when Javier Baez homered in the 13th inning Sunday for a four-game sweep. The Cubs won their seventh in a row and improved the best record in the majors to 24-6.
John Young, the man who was behind the creation of a program designed to increase the participation of African-American youth in baseball, died at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Sunday at the age of 67, according to information received by the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation.
On the same day Jonathan Lucroy reinforced the fact he has rediscovered his "slug," the Brewers' catcher also helped win a game with his arm.
With Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia already on the DL, the last thing the Yankees could afford would be to lose another veteran for 15 days. And outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury hopes it won't come to that.
After a no-decision duel by starting pitchers Ross Stripling and Marco Estrada, the Dodgers took Sunday's rubber game of the three-game Interleague series over the Blue Jays, 4-2.
Using a pink bat on Mother's Day, Ryan Braun moved into a tie for second on the list of home run-hitting opponents at Great American Ball Park, but he only had to face one Reds pitcher. Hernan Perez had to contend with two.
Ten holes into his round of golf on Thursday, Matt Andriese noticed his Triple-A manager Jared Sandberg racing up from behind in a cart to give him the news: He was going back to The Show.
After being held scoreless for seven innings with just three hits off Justin Verlander on Sunday, the Rangers erupted for seven runs in the eighth against the Tigers' bullpen to pull off an 8-3 comeback win at Comerica Park.
There were times during his 1-for-20 start to the season that D-backs catcher Chris Herrmann allowed the negative thoughts to crowd his mind. It was hard at that time to envision a day like Sunday, when he hit a pair of home runs to lead the D-backs past the Braves, 5-3, at Turner Field.
Matt Andriese made his season debut for the Tampa Bay Rays on Mother's Day. Andriese pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Brad Miller hit a two-run homer and the Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 3-1 victory. Andriese (1-0) shut down the Angels with a big contingent of family and friends in the stands behind the Rays' dugout, including his parents and two brothers.
Struggling Red Sox ace David Price got a mechanical tip from teammate Dustin Pedroia that he thinks can make a significant impact going forward.
With a fourth-inning punchout of Prince Fielder, Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander moved into second place in Tigers history with 1,981 strikeouts during Detroit's 8-3 loss to the Rangers on Sunday.
Tyler Goeddel and Andres Blanco delivered back-to-back RBI doubles in the decisive eighth-inning to rally the Phillies to a series-clinching 6-5 win over the Marlins on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park.
Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur's wardrobe does not consist of many pink articles. But like many other Major Leaguers on Sunday, Francoeur gladly did his part to help celebrate Mother's Day and promote the fight against breast cancer.
Gregory Polanco helped the Pittsburgh Pirates serve up a nice slice of victory pie. Polanco went the opposite way for a three-run homer and John Jaso added a two-run drive, leading Gerrit Cole and the Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 10-5 Sunday. Facing reliever Matt Bowman, Polanco capped a four-run seventh inning by slicing his homer barely over the wall in left field, just inside the foul pole.
A day after his eighth-inning catching error cost the Marlins in a loss, Chris Johnson came off the bench and delivered his first home run of the season, something that some might see as redemption for his defensive miscue the night before at Marlins Park.
Now that Aroldis Chapman is about to be cleared to re-join the Yankees' roster, with his suspension expiring for Monday's game against the Royals, the left-hander is looking forward to having Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller as setup men in what could be the best bullpen in the Majors.
Manny Machado wasn't satisfied with a career year in 2015. He knows there's another level. And the 23-year-old has given a glimpse already this season into what the level may be: as one of baseball's elite.