"I was just enjoying the moment."
— Philadelphia slugger Rhys Hoskins, on his 34.23-second trot around the bases after is ninth-inning home run off the Mets' Jacob Rhame on Wednesday. Rhame threw two pitches over Hoskins' head the night before, and on Thursday MLB suspended the reliever two games for that act.
GAME OF NUMBERS
Zack Greinke's slugging percentage this year. The Arizona ace hit his first career triple Thursday, off Pittsburgh's 21-foot-high Clemente Wall in right field, then scored on another triple by Jarrod Dyson. Greinke also has two home runs and two doubles.
Consecutive games Atlanta's Freddie Freeman has reached base to open the season, after he singled Thursday. The franchise record is 37 by Eddie Matthews in 1961.
ON THE MOVE
Cameron Maybin • OF • N.Y. Yankees
The Yankees acquiring the veteran from Cleveland for $25,000. Maybin, 32, was hitting only .216 at Class AAA Columbus, but the Yankees' injured list gained its fourth outfielder Thursday when Clint Frazier went on it because of a sprained left ankle — the 15th Yankees player to go on the IL this year.