NEW YORK (AP) -- Yasiel Puig kicked back in his chair, his well-worn uniform streaked in red clay, and calmly answered questions in Spanish. Then, suddenly, he threw his hands in the air and shouted, ''Pow!''
HOUSTON (AP) -- Mark Appel received high praise from MLB commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday when the No. 1 overall pick signed with the Houston Astros.
DETROIT (AP) -- Chris Davis sent a pitch to opposite field over the left-field fence and pulled another one deep into the right-field seats.
TORONTO (AP) -- Mark Buehrle doesn't need to understand why Toronto is on its longest winning streak in almost five years to know it's a good thing.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jay Bruce had barely put the ball in play whenever he faced Jason Grilli. His first career hit off the Pirates' closer was some breakthrough.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Kris Medlen issued a blanket apology to every coach he's ever had.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- When Justin Grimm threw his last pitch, the Texas Rangers were trailing the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics.
BOSTON (AP) -- With only one trip remaining to Fenway Park this season, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon wanted his players to feel the urgency of notching a victory at the home of the AL East leaders.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ian Desmond hit a grand slam in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- In a game in which every pitch was critical, the only run scored on a wild pitch. That's all that separated C.J. Wilson and Joe Saunders.