Friday occasions a full schedule of 15 night games, so let's jump right in ... Final scores New York Yankees 2, Rangers 1 in 10 (box score) Washington Nationals 6, Reds 5 in 10 (box score) Tampa Bay Rays 15, Orioles 5 (box score) Boston Red Sox 9, Angels 4 (box score) Miami Marlins 2, Cubs 0 (box score) Minnesota Twins 5, Cleveland Indians 0 (box score) Atlanta Braves 5, Brewers 4 (box score) Oakland Athletics 3, Chicago White Sox 0 (box score) Kansas City Royals 5, Blue Jays 4 (box score) Pittsburgh Pirates 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3 (box score) Philadelphia Phillies 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 1 (box score) San Diego Padres 1, Tigers 0 (box score) Seattle Mariners 13, Astros 3 (box
Alex Rodriguez called it his proudest moment. Looking sharp in a tailored suit, Rodriguez watched from the front row when his nephew, Joe Dunand, was introduced with two other high draft picks as the newest members of the Marlins organization. “I don’t remember being more proud in my career as I am right now, because as an uncle and as a family member, it’s really a dream come true for all of us,” Rodriguez said. Dunand, who was the Marlins’ third-round pick (No. 51 overall) earlier this month, was formally introduced on Friday with first-round pick Trevor Rogers and competitive-balance pick Brian Miller. “It’s a dream to play for your hometown team,” said Dunand, an infielder with Miami Gulliver
Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez is eager to show his starting debut this year was no fluke when facing the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Detroit will be trying to snap a season-high, seven-game losing streak in the middle of a three-game series. Sanchez was solid in his first start of the season, which came Monday against the Seattle Mariners.