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Outfielder George Springer, one of the Astros' most anticipated prospects in years, will be called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday to infuse life into an offensive that has struggled through the first two weeks of the regular season.
For two nights against the Brewers, the lineup choices Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made were absolutely correct, even if the evidence at hand in one case was not what one would call extensive.
Shelby Miller found his footing, Allen Craig showed continued signs of rediscovering his swing, and Mark Ellis got himself back onto the field as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 6-1, on Tuesday night.
The Mets scored a season-high nine runs in a 9-0 rout of the D-backs on Tuesday at Chase Field. Kirk Nieuwenhuis finished with a homer and three RBIs.
Robbie Ross Jr., in his third Major League start, was outstanding for 7 2/3 innings and Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff had back-to-back home runs in the second inning as the Rangers cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night.
Mets starter Jenrry Mejia left Tuesday's 9-0 win against the D-backs after five innings with a blister on his right middle finger.
Benches and bullpens cleared and there was some jawing going on Tuesday night, but the dust quickly settled without further incident at Marlins Park. In the Marlins' 11-2 win over the Nationals, tempers heated up in the fourth inning after Tom Koehler's pitch ran inside on Ian Desmond.
Pushed around for more than a week, the Marlins took their turn to slug back on Tuesday night. Giancarlo Stanton blasted a three-run homer and drove in five runs, while Marcell Ozuna collected four hits as the Marlins steamrolled Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals, 11-2, at Marlins Park.
Alexei Ramirez scored the game-winning run on a throwing error by Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts as the Chicago White Sox won their second consecutive game on a game-ending play, 2-1, Tuesday night at U.S Cellular Field.
The Blue Jays' offense broke out of its early-game deep freeze to score five runs in the sixth inning en route to a 9-3 victory over the Twins on Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday night at Target Field. Brett Lawrie added a grand slam in the ninth inning for good measure.
Mike Leake got some help from his friends and helped himself get the Reds a much-needed 7-5 victory on Tuesday against the Pirates on Tuesday night in Cincinnati.
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson challenged a call at first base in the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game with the Mets and got the call overturned in his team's favor. Arizona was trailing 9-0 at the time of the replay.
Adam Lind is considered day to day with a lower-back injury, but it appears possible his condition will eventually need an extended period of time off.
The 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers was greeted with tributes, ceremonies, remembrances and hundreds of uniform No. 42s across baseball on Tuesday.
Omar Infante led the Royals' mild charge, drilling a first-inning home run and later tallying an RBI fielder's choice to back up Yordano Ventura's solid seven innings as Kansas City took game one of the series, 4-2, against the Astros on Tuesday night in Minute Maid Park.
Despite leaving Monday night's 5-4 loss to the Padres with a contusion and severe swelling in his right elbow after trying to make a play against the right-field fence, Michael Cuddyer was back in the Rockies' lineup Tuesday.
Though they were starting a three-game series in Chicago, the Red Sox had Boston on their minds. Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, and the subsequent "Boston Strong" theme which became prevalent throughout a World Series championship baseball season.
On the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier in Major League Baseball, White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf recalled that the biggest question on April 15, 1947, was not the color of Robinson's skin, but rather: Could he play?
Pirates manger Clint Hurdle successfully challenged a call that originally credited the Reds with a double play in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's game.
Paul Maholm is one of the newest Dodgers, but he appreciates the franchise's legacy, especially when it comes to Jackie Robinson.