CHICAGO (AP) — On his second day with the Cubs, Kris Bryant played like the top prospect Chicago was expecting.Bryant got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday in a 7-6, 11-inning win over the San Diego Padres.
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Davis hit a two-run homer, Chris Tillman rebounded from a rough start and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Saturday.Adam Jones had three singles for the Orioles, who moved back over .500 at 6-5.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island Ducks and Bridgeport Bluefish tried some radical speedup rules Saturday in an exhibition of the independent Atlantic League.Batters were awarded walks when the count went to three balls. Strikeouts were called when there was a foul ball with two strikes.
TORONTO (AP) — After waiting 11 games for his first home run with Toronto, Josh Donaldson is quickly making up for lost time.Donaldson went deep for the third time in two days, belting a leadoff shot in the 10th inning that lifted the Blue Jays to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have had to be patient with the progress of Danny Salazar.His season debut gave them a nice little reward. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, were way too eager at the plate.
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