The Major League Baseball Players' Association filed a grievance against the Houston Astros after they failed to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken before last Friday's deadline, according to multiple reports Thursday.
Bartolo Colon showed the rookie a thing or two about pitching on Wednesday when the 41-year-old New York Mets right-hander flirted with a perfect game before beating the Seattle Mariners and 21-year-old phenom Taijuan Walker 3-2.
San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games without pay after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Mark Teixeira thought being limited to 15 games last season due to two wrist injuries would lead him to find the 'fountain of youth." Instead, the veteran first baseman has encountered the fountain of nagging injuries.
David Ortiz hit two home runs and drove in four runs, and Stephen Drew hit a homer and also had four RBIs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1 Monday to extend their winning streak to five games.