The Yankees were without their leadoff hitter Tuesday night. Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was not in the lineup for the opener of a two-game set against the Rockies as he is battling a stomach virus
Charlie Blackmon homered twice and Nolan Arenado claimed the Major League lead with his 21st long ball of the season, helping to lead the Rockies to an 8-4 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
It was several hours before Ivan Nova would throw the first pitch of Tuesday’s game against the Rockies, and Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was shooting from the cuff with a group of reporters, saying that he still considers the data on this team to be incomplete.
Melky Cabrera continues to be the lone White Sox representative in the 2016 American League All-Star voting, with the top five among position players and top 15 among outfielders released on Tuesday.
Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez takes the mound opposite the White Sox Jose Quintana as the two clubs continue their four-game series at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.
Left-hander Chris Sale led the White Sox to their second consecutive 3-1 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday, becoming the first pitcher to 12 wins in the process.
Chris Sale mowed through the Red Sox with a dazzling performance, leading the White Sox to a 3-1 victory in the second game of a four-game series on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.
Twins starter Tyler Duffey allowed only four home runs in 10 starts last season as a rookie. He nearly matched that total in three innings against the Phillies in Minnesota’s 14-10 victory on Tuesday night at Target Field, allowing three homers and six earned runs in his shortest outing of the season.
Kurt Suzuki’s season-high four hits and career-high six RBIs, including a two-run homer in the fifth, powered an offensive explosion for the Twins, who set a season-high in runs with their 14-10 victory over the Phillies at Target Field on Tuesday night.
The Twins are aiming to have outfielder Miguel Sano begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester no later than Friday, following a “really good” full-speed workout during Minnesota’s off-day on Monday, according to manager Paul Molitor.
The Tigers’ decision for Thursday’s start looked to be between Daniel Norris and Anibal Sanchez. Turns out both will make a start in the coming days.
Three consecutive baserunners to begin the fifth inning Tuesday night had Royals manger Ned Yost thinking of a crooked number on the scoreboard. Instead, the Royals could not capitalize against the Mets’ bullpen.