Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander was traded from the Detroit Tigers in a move that that experts estimate netted the Astros about $10 million, though no money changed hands between the two teams.
Ben Hansen (left) watches data on a hand-held device as Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Matt Benedict throws a ball. Benedict is wearing sensors that recorded 39 sets of measurements.
The Congressional Baseball Game is to be played at Nationals Park on Thursday night, just a day after Rep. Steve Scalise was critically injured in a shooting during practice in Virginia.
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Nationals Park in Washington, where the Congressional Baseball Game is scheduled to take place Thursday, a day after Rep. Steve Scalise and four others were shot during practice Wednesday.
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A Capitol Police officer stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.
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The Cincinnati Reds' Scooter Gennett (center) celebrated his big night against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, when he went 5-for-5 at the plate and smashed four home runs.