The American League East standings have looked relatively the same for the past 10 years. While the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees tussled at the top for division supremacy, the Baltimore Orioles generally sat at the bottom of the division.
The Houston Astros have become the latest victims in the growing cybercrime epidemic. Sensitive data related to purposed trades, some of which were actually executed, has been stolen and leaked online.
New York -
The NY Yankees opened the 2014 MLB season on the road and finished their trip at 3-3, but home cooking is always best and the team responded with a 4-2 victory over division rival Baltimore on Monday.
One of the great center-fielders in major league baseball history and a well-loved teammate, Paul Blair has died. The 69-year-old collapsed while at a celebrity bowling tournament and was later pronounced dead at Baltimore's Sinai Hospital.
San Francisco -
The San Francisco Giants baseball team has apologized following a Saturday incident in which an apparently racist spectator allegedly threw a banana at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones during a game between the teams at AT&T Park.
Even though the Boston Red Sox beat their American League East rivals, the Baltimore Orioles, in Saturday night's game, David Ortiz wasn't too happy thanks to what he believed to be bad umpire calls.
With just over two weeks to go in the Major League Baseball regular season, plenty of teams remain in the hunt for a playoff spot - particularly in the American League, where each division is still up for grabs.
Shortstop Miguel Tejada is heading back to the Baltimore Orioles after he signed a one-year deal worth $6 million, however, he will play at third base for the organization he played with for four seasons.