Alex Rodriguez sustained a broken left hand when he was hit by a pitch from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez in the Mariners' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Helmet tossing and bat banging have become all the rage, it seems. Yet suspended Toronto infielder Brett Lawrie and injured Washington teen phenom Bryce Harper still have a long way to go before hitting our list of baseball's wildest rants and raves.
Brett Lawrie heard the penalty, then expressed just one regret about his tantrum: that his batting helmet bounced up and hit an umpire.
Brett Lawrie is in the lineup for the Toronto Blue Jays a day after his altercation with an umpire.
Previewing the American League.
Mariano Rivera tied the major league saves record, earning the 601st of his career and matching Trevor Hoffman while preserving the New York Yankees' 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett left in the fourth inning of Monday's game against the Blue Jays with a sprained right ankle.
The Milwaukee Brewers built from within, getting top picks and gems late in the draft to have the best farm system in baseball only a few years ago.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year: