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Melvin Upton Jr. is joining the Blue Jays. Toronto acquired Upton from the Padres on Tuesday for a Class A prospect, right-hander Hansel Rodriguez, who is the Blue Jays' No. 18-ranked prospect.
With four ex-Red Sox in the Tigers' starting lineup on Tuesday night, perhaps it shouldn't be surprising that the visitors looked so comfortable coming up on the winning end of a 9-8 slugfest at Fenway Park.
In one month, the Giants have seen their formidable National League West lead shrink to a less comfortable cushion. Losing eight of nine games entering Tuesday certainly didn't help and made a 9-7 victory over the Reds all the more necessary. Their lead over the second-place Dodgers, which was seven games on June 24, remained at 2 1/2 games.
Infielder Jedd Gyorko homered in the opener and nightcap of the Cardinals' doubleheader against the Mets.
Joey Gallo, the Rangers' No. 1 prospect per MLBPipeline.com, was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday. Gallo was on his way to Globe Life Park at the time of the announcement, but there was no indication if he would be available for Tuesday night's game against the A's.
CC Sabathia won for the first time in more than a month by holding the Astros to two runs -- on solo homers by Marwin Gonzalez and Evan Gattis -- in seven innings to lead the Yankees to their eighth win in 10 games, 6-3, on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.
The A's powered their way to a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night, using home runs from Coco Crisp, Josh Reddick and Marcus Semien to even a three-game series at Globe Life Park.
Despite the fact that the Nationals began the day tied for the best bullpen ERA in the Majors, Tuesday night's game at Progressive Field underscored why they are aggressively searching for relief help before Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.
Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki sliced a single to left off Andrew Bailey to open the eighth inning, and the 42-year-old is now three hits shy of reaching 3,000.
Pirates starter Francisco Liriano joined a pair of exclusive clubs Tuesday night. In fact, he founded both of them with one powerful swing.
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins completed his second trade in less than 24 hours on Tuesday night by acquiring right-hander Joaquin Benoit from the Mariners for fellow reliever Drew Storen.
James Shields produced his sixth straight quality start and received a little offensive support from the White Sox, for a change, during a 3-0 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox swept the South Side portion of this crosstown battle, doing so in front of 39,593 for their fourth straight victory, moving back to .500 at 50-50. The Cubs, who are 12-20 in their last 32 games, fell to 59-40.
Aroldis Chapman arrived on Tuesday, saying he's excited to join the Cubs and has learned from the mistakes he's made in the past, and he couldn't explain why he's throwing with more velocity this season.
Chris Archer will take the mound tonight for his first career start against the Dodgers, the club to which he's been most closely tied in recent trade rumors.
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
The Rangers have designated right-hander Kyle Lohse for assignment in order to make room on the roster for Tuesday night's starter Nick Martinez, who was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock.
The Cardinals placed right-handed reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday afternoon with right shoulder inflammation in his rotator cuff.
The Royals recalled top prospect Raul Mondesi from Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday and optioned infielder/outfielder Whit Merrifield to Omaha.
Former first-round Draft pick Josh Smoker, whom the Mets signed following a free-agent tryout in 2015, has completed his unorthodox arc to the big leagues. The Mets planned to call up Smoker as their 26th man for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, a brief reward for his unexpected ascension through the Minors.