Five players, including Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura and Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale, were ejected after a bench-clearing brawl in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan may be 40 years old, but he vows to pitch again in the major leagues after being diagnosed with a ulnar collateral ligament tear and flexor pronator tear in his pitching arm.
Daniel Murphy had two hits and four RBIs on Thursday and Lucas Duda reached base in all four plate appearances as the scorching New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-3 at Citi Field for their record-tying 11th straight win.
Starlin Castro hit a tying two-run single then Welington Castillo drove in the winning run with a ground out in a three-run ninth inning Tuesday night as the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-8 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates and closer Mark Melancon.
Kansas City Royals right-handed reliever Kelvin Herrera was suspended five games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for intentionally throwing a fastball behind Oakland Athletics infielder Brett Lawrie during a testy weekend series between the 2014 playoff opponents.
Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price apologized Tuesday for his profanity-laced tirade the day before in which he used the F-word a whopping 77 times in a venemous five-minute, 34-second showdown in which he called out reporters for revealing roster information.