• Owings hits two homers, steals base

    Chris Owings

    D-backs second baseman Chris Owings went 2-for-3 with two homers, a walk and a steal Thursday vs. the Padres.

  • Walker strikes out 11, walks none in win

    Taijuan Walker

    D-backs right-hander Taijuan Walker won after allowing two runs on four hits (one homer) and no walks with 11 strikeouts over eight innings Thursday vs. the Padres.

  • Fowler helps Cards sweep doubleheader with big day

    Dexter Fowler

    Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler went 3-for-4 with a solo homer, a walk and two runs scored in Game 2 of a doubleheader Thursday vs. the Blue Jays.

  • Kluber strikes out 10 in win

    Corey Kluber

    Indians right-hander Corey Kluber won after giving up three runs on eight hits and four walks with 10 strikeouts over seven innings Thursday vs. the Astros.

  • Sale notches fourth straight start with 10-plus K's

    Chris Sale

    Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale lost after giving up three runs (two earned) on eight hits and no walks with 10 strikeouts over eight-plus innings Thursday vs. the Yankees.

  • Tanaka throws second career shutout

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka won after allowing three hits and no walks with three strikeouts in a shutout of the Red Sox on Thursday at Fenway Park.

  • Cespedes likely for DL with pulled hamstring

    Yoenis Cespedes

    The enduring image of Thursday's 7-5 Mets loss to the Braves was that of Yoenis Cespedes, hands on his knees, grimacing in pain after straining his left hamstring. The injury is almost certain to land Cespedes on the 10-day disabled list, manager Terry Collins said, and could keep him sidelined longer than that.

  • Moore shines in no-decision vs. Dodgers

    Matt Moore

    Giants left-hander Matt Moore allowed one run on two hits (one homer) and three walks with eight strikeouts over seven innings in a no-decision Thursday vs. the Dodgers.

  • Murphy records homer, three RBIs, three runs

    Daniel Murphy

    Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy went 3-for-6 with a homer, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored Thursday in Colorado.

  • Verlander rebounds with seven strong innings

    Justin Verlander

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander did not factor in the decision after allowing one run (none earned) on five hits and two walks with eight strikeouts over seven innings Thursday vs. the Mariners.