Brandon Belt of the Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most pitches seen in an at-bat in Major League Baseball history.
White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in critical but stable condition Sunday, a day after undergoing surgery to relieve swelling on his brain after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.
Cubs star Kris Bryant is "as good as could be expected" after getting hit in the head by a pitch Sunday in Colorado -- a game that saw Javier Baez accuse the Rockies' DJ LeMahieu of stealing signs and ended with an overturned tag play at home plate.
Shohei Ohtani threw a bullpen session Sunday and the Japanese two-way sensation is listed as the Angels' starter for Tuesday's game against the Astros. Ohtani batted cleanup for the first time on Sunday.