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David Price left Wednesday night's 9-2 loss to the Red Sox after 57 pitches with a left triceps strain, but the Rays won't know until Thursday the extent of the injury or how long it will sideline the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner.
With Melky Cabrera, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion atop the lineup the last four games, the Blue Jays have scored 36 runs, and Wednesday they won their fourth straight by defeating the Giants, 11-3, at Rogers Centre.
The Royals broadcast on FSKC honored former radio voice Fred White with a half-inning of silence in the top of the first inning during Wednesday's game against the Angels in Anaheim.
Nationals left-hander Ross Detwiler and catcher Wilson Ramos left Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers because of apparent injuries.
The reigning American League East champions have been absolutely assaulted by injuries this year, starting over the winter and continuing into the regular season, and while much credit should go to the gentlemen who have filled in, much anticipation should surround the returns of the guys who are still on the way.
Jeff Samardzija hadn't won a game since Opening Day and he took matters into his own hands on Wednesday. Samardzija smacked a two-run home run and struck out seven over eight innings to pick up his first win since April 1, leading the Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Rockies at Wrigley Field.
Milwaukee has promoted Francisco Rodriguez to its big league club.
Raul Ibanez continued his torrid hitting at Yankee Stadium, and this time his Mariners teammates jumped on board, as Seattle swamped New York, 12-2, on Wednesday.
Wandy Rodriguez stuck to Yovani Gallardo long enough for the Bucs to get enough of an upper hand for a 3-1 victory over Milwaukee at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety and Southern California native Troy Polamalu threw Wednesday's ceremonial first pitch to C.J. Wilson minutes before the Angels hosted the Royals.
Shin-Soo Choo's second multi-homer game of the season helped power the Reds to their fifth straight win and a series victory over the Marlins. Choo went 4-for-5 with two home runs to push the Reds past the Marlins, 4-0, before 14,866 at Marlins Park on Wednesday night.
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to start against the Padres in San Diego on Friday. It will mark the first time Strasburg will pitch in his hometown as a Major Leaguer.
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game on Wednesday because his knees and rib cage were sore in the wake of Monday's collision with the right-field wall at Dodger Stadium.
While dealing with right knee soreness and plantar fasciitis in his left foot, it's been difficult for Albert Pujols to drive the ball this season.
It was another two-for-one night for Michael Ray, who extended his Beat the Streak run to 43 on Wednesday night courtesy of sluggers Joey Votto and Alex Gordon. Using the "Double Down" feature, the 28-year-old Astros fan from Brenham, Texas, jumped his streak by two in just one night.
Angels owner Arte Moreno publicly defended Mike Scioscia on Wednesday from the Owners Meetings in New York, saying there is "zero" chance the job of his 14-year manager is in jeopardy.
Coming up with five hits with runners in scoring position, including three with two outs, the D-backs rallied to take down the Braves, 5-3, securing a series victory and finishing off their seven-game homestand at Chase Field with a 4-3 record.
Alexi Ogando had a no-hitter through five on the 30th anniversary of Nolan Ryan's first career no-no, and Nelson Cruz launched a three-run homer and made a spectacular catch in the Rangers' 6-2 win on Wednesday.
Johnny Cueto, who has been on the disabled list since April 15 with a strained right lat, will be back in the Reds' rotation on Monday night, when he faces the Mets in New York. Cueto's coming off a strong rehab start with Class A Dayton on Tuesday night in which he allowed just three hits over five scoreless innings.
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is pleased by his progress as he works his way back from a torn tendon sheath in his right wrist, and he hopes to rejoin the big league squad by the end of the month.