Rays manager Joe Maddon says B.J. Upton relishes this time of year, when games mean more, pressure's on and the spotlight becomes brighter.
Mike Trout hit a homer on Justin Verlander and robbed Prince Fielder of one in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-1 win vs. the Detroit Tigers.
Saturday's American League roundup: Brett Anderson won his fourth in a row for the A's, and three White Sox homered.
Rookie Jurickson Profar hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 4-2 win Saturday vs. the Tampa Bay Rays.
Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis broke his thumb on a pitch from New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia during Saturday's 5-4 Baltimore win.
Brandon McCarthy is back to his Twitter-happy self, a positive sign for the pitcher struck in the head by a line drive this week.
Alberto Callaspo's two-out single in the ninth gave the Angels a 3-2 win over the Tigers, their ninth win in 10 games.
Oakland A's pitcher Brandon McCarthy remains in a "life-threatening" situation two days after being hit in the head by a line drive.
Ben Zobrist hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th off Mark Lowe to give the Rays a 3-1 win over the Rangers.
Alex Rodriguez, Russell Martin and Steve Pearce hit homers to give the Yankees a seven-run cushion, and they held on top the Orioles 8-5.
Bobby Valentine is in his last days in that role, setting the stage for John Farrell and others to be targeted.
The New York Yankees have lost a once-comfortable AL East lead and are wobbling to the finish line.
Mark Reynolds homered twice as the Orioles hit a season-high six to beat the Yankees and even the AL East race.
Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy is alert after having surgery for a skull fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive.
Angels.ace Jered Weaver will miss his scheduled start Friday against Detroit while recovering from tendinitis.
Indians manager Manny Acta said he only cares how Chris Perez performs in the ninth inning.
Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer and the Rangers held on for a 7-6 victory over the Royals.
New York went ahead on a key Tampa Bay error, and the Yankees regained first place with a 6-4 over the Rays.
Torii Hunter drove in three runs and the Angels completed a three-game sweep at Oakland by rolling to a 7-1 victory.
The Yankees have held a team meeting one day after losing sole possession of first place in the AL East.
Coupled with Baltimore's 12-0 win at Toronto, the Yankees fell into a tie for the division lead with the surging Orioles.
Chris Iannetta had three hits and Vernon Wells as the Angels snapped Oakland's season-best nine-game winning streak with an 8-3 win.
After losing their seventh consecutive game Monday, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington admits his current team is "hard to watch."
Alex Rodriguez returns to the Yankees lineup as the designated hitter and batting fourth against the Rays.
Delmon Young hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning as the Detroit Tigers topped the Chicago White Sox.
Seth Smith hit a two-run homer as the Oakland Athletics won their ninth in a row, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-2 Sunday.
Sunday's American League roundup: Jurickson Profar homers in his first at bat, and Tony Abreu helps the Royals avoid a sweep.
Mark Reynolds hit two home runs as the surging Baltimore Orioles routed the AL East-leading New York Yankees again.
Brandon Moss had career highs of four hits, four RBIs and four runs and Josh Reddick hit his first career grand slam for the A's.
Alex Rodriguez played his first baseball game since hitting the DL on July 25, but he was hitless for the Tampa Yankees.