Boston Red Sox
In four of his last five outings, Detroit Tigers reliever Phil Coke has held opposing hitters without a run.
Detroit has won all five games against the Red Sox this season after losing to them in the AL championship series last year.
Ian Krol and Joba Chamberlain each threw an inning of scoreless relief and Joe Nathan pitched the ninth in a non-save situation with a four-run lead.
Johnny Manziel had scrambled away long before Asdrubal Cabrera came to the plate in the 12th inning.
It was the fifth consecutive victory and 15th in 18 games for the Tigers, who have the majors’ best record at 27-12.
When have you ever been embarrassed like this?
This much is clear: Michael Pineda had a dark substance smudged on his pitching hand during his first win for the New York Yankees.
If nothing else, the opening series of the regular season provided the Baltimore Orioles a good look at what could be their main source of competition this year.
The Pawtucket Red Sox are kicking off the 2014 season at McCoy Stadium with fanfare and special guests.
Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.