Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013St. Louis Cardinals (23-13)Shelby Miller recorded 27-straight outs on Friday night. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Cardinals have placed right-hander Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Texas Rangers (24-13)The Rangers entered the weekend with the largest divisional lead in baseball. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
The Rangers swept their in-state rival, Houston Astros, beating them 12-7 in the series finale.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013New York Yankees (23-13)New York is still in the race with some reinforcements on the way. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
Yankees won their fifth straight and swept the three-game series against the Royals over the weekend.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Cincinnati Reds (22-16)The Reds aren't getting the kind of corner-outfield production that they hoped. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Reds bats got hot early on Saturday as the team jumped out to a 12-4 lead at the end of third inning and held on to beat the Brewers 13-7.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013San Francisco Giants (23-15)You get the feeling the Giants and D'Backs will duke it out for first place all season long. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)
Madison Bumgarner dominated the Atlanta Braves, pitching 7 innings allowing 1 run and recording 11 strikeouts in the win.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Baltimore Orioles (23-13)Manny Machado might be the best least-talked-about youngster in the game. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
Brian Roberts underwent right hamstring surgery and is expected to be out about six more weeks.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Boston Red Sox (22-16)Jon Lester's one-hitter keeps his season rolling. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Joel Hanrahan will undergo season-ending surgery on the flexor muscle tendon of his right forearm.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Atlanta Braves (21-16)Brian McCann doesn't seem to have any rust after missing the season's first month. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Braves closer Craig Kimbrel threw a scoreless ninth inning on Thursday to record career save No. 100.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Detroit Tigers (20-15)As impressive as Justin Verlander is, Anibal Sanchez is right there with him this season. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)
Tigers pitcher Phil Coke has been re-activated from the disabled list and will join the team.Anibal Sanchez (credit: Duane Burleson/Getty Images)
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Washington Nationals (20-17)Washington's surge puts them right back into the race and moves them up the list. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
Jayson Werth was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a right hamstring injury.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Arizona Diamondbacks (21-17)Matt Reynolds has been a sneaky good pickup for the D'Backs. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)
J.J. Putz will avoid surgery after an MRI revealed no major damage to his throwing elbow but he will be shut down for awhile.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Cleveland Indians (20-15)Carlos Santana should earn his first All-Star Game invitation at this rate. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Cleveland hit three home runs as the Indians beat the A's 9-2 and swept the series.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Pittsburgh Pirates (21-16)Francisco Liriano struck out nine in his first start this season. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton threw a bullpen session on Friday to test his injured right shoulder.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Tampa Bay Rays (19-18)The Rays' streak of consecutive five-plus inning starts ended with a game where their starter struck out 13. Go figure. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Luke Scott drew a walk with the bases loaded in the 10th to give the Rays a 5-4 walk-off victory over the Blue Jays.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Colorado Rockies (20-17)After a hot start the Rockies have cooled off. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Rockies placed Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list and called up outfielder Charlie Blackmon to take his place.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Kansas City Royals (18-16)Likewise for the Royals. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Billy Butler reached his 500th career RBI by hitting a home run on Saturday against the Yankees.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Oakland Athletics (19-18)The A's feel like the streakiest team in the league; when they win they win big, when they lose they lose big. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
The Oakland A's got a strong start from Jarrod Parker and ended a five-game losing streak by way of a 4-3 win over the Mariners.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Seattle Mariners (18-20)Hisashi Iwakuma gets by with precision. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Mariners manager Eric Wedge won't bring back centerfielder Franklin Gutierrez until he can prove he can play every day in the majors.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Philadelphia Phillies (18-21)Delmon Young, Carlos Ruiz, and Ben Revere are off to frigid starts. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Cliff Lee earned his fourth win of the season as he threw seven shutout innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Minnesota Twins (17-17)The Twins are still sort of hanging around despite a poor start by many of their bats. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
The Twins broke out for 15 runs on 19 hits against the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Los Angeles Dodgers (15-21)Zack Greinke is making a quicker recovery than anticipated. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
On Saturday the Dodgers ended their eight-game losing streak with a 7-1 win over the Marlins and Matt Kemp hit his 1,000th career hit on Sunday.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (14-23)Mark Trumbo has been the Angels' best hitter this season. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Jered Weaver threw his first bullpen session since suffering a broken left elbow on April 7.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Toronto Blue Jays (15-24)Unfortunately Ricky Romero continues to battle with his mechanics and probably his confidence. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
The Blue Jays hit five home runs against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday as the Jays won 12-4 on Mother's Day.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Milwaukee Brewers (15-20)Norichika Aoki continues to be a nice find for the Brewers. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
Brewers shortstop Jean Segura's earned the National League Player of the Week.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013New York Mets (14-20)Shaun Marcum is yet to make it through the fifth inning in any of his starts.
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Another Mets starting pitcher Jon Niese gave up a career high eight runs on eight hits against the Pirates.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013San Diego Padres (16-21)Edinson Volquez had seemingly made progress with his control, at least until Friday night. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
The San Diego Padres started last week winning four straight games, but ended the week with a three-game losing streak.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Chicago Cubs (15-22)Who had Kevin Gregg closing games for a MLB team in May? (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Cubs have signed first baseman Anthony Rizzo to a seven-year, $41 million contract extension with two club options.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Chicago White Sox (15-20)Jeff Keppinger went from a career-best season to the start of a career-worst season. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chris Sale retired 19 straight Angels and finished with a one-hit shut out as the White Sox beat the Angels 3-0.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Miami Marlins (11-27)Derek Dietrich should give the Marlins some left-handed pop and defensive versatility. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Marlins left fielder Juan Pierre reached a milestone by stealing his 600th career base at the age of 35.
Baseball Shots Of The Week – May 13, 2013Houston Astros (10-28)Rick Ankiel isn't a big-league player anymore, but you have to admire his career.
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Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez, committed a career-high three errors against the Angels and would have committed a fourth if not for the official scorer.