MLB Photos of the Week
Mark Kotsay fails to beat the throw to Reds catcher David Ross following a fifth-inning single by Nick Swisher at McAfee Coliseum on June 20. Oakland won 5-3.
Twins ace Johan Santana pitched a four-hitter -- with only one strikeout -- for his first shutout in nearly two years during a 9-0 rout of the Mets at Shea Stadium on June 19. While riding the team bus to the ballpark before the game, Twins broadcaster and former pitcher Bert Blyleven said he'd shave his head if Santana threw a shutout. Johan had the honor of playing barber the next day.
Braves manager Bobby Cox was ejected in the ninth inning Saturday by Chad Fairchild. Cox's ejection in the 2-1 loss to Detroit gave him 131 for his career, tying the record set by John McGraw. Cox already has the record for most ejections by a manager, since 14 of McGraw's came as a player.
The Giants celebrate rookie Nate Schierholtz's two-out RBI single in the 13th inning for a 6-5 victory over the Yankees on Saturday. The win ended a season-high eight-game losing streak for San Francisco.
Robin Williams and Billy Crystal announced the opening lineup before the Giants hosted the Yankees at AT&T Park on Saturday.
Giants' second baseman Ray Durham can't stop an RBI single by the Yankees' Robinson Cano in the third inning Saturday. San Francisco won 6-5 after 13 innings.
The Phillies' Jimmy Rollins Ball has a pitch from Indians starter Cliff Lee clip the rim of his helmet in the fifth inning June 18 at Jacobs Field. Although Rollins wasn't seriously injured, Philadelphia suffered a 10-1 loss.
Nationals' first baseman Dmitri Young tosses the ball to pitcher Matt Chico to get Grady Sizemore out in the third inning Saturday at RFK Stadium. Cleveland won 4-3.
Reds centerfielder Josh Hamilton goes deep for a ball off the bat of Seattle's Adrian Beltre in the first inning June 22 at SAFECO Field. Cincinnati won 16-1.
The Astros' Carlos Lee reacts to being called out on his attempt to steal second against the Rangers in the first inning Sunday night at Ameriquest Field in Arlington. Houston won 12-9 after a three-run 10th.
Royals' leftfielder Joey Gathright, left, collides with shortstop Tony Peña as both attempt to play a single by the Cardinals' Aaron Miles in the first inning on June 20 at Busch Stadium. St. Louis won 7-6 after a solo home run by Ryan Ludwick in the bottom of the 14th.
The Rangers' Sammy Sosa hit his 600th career home run against his former team, the Cubs, June 20 at Ameriquest Field in Arlington. Sosa became only the fifth player in MLB history to hit 600 homers. Texas won 7-3.