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Sloppy game out of character for Arrieta, Cubs
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The box score from Tuesday’s Cubs game is ugly. The feeling in the clubhouse was worse. Max Scherzer had as many hits as he allowed. Two Cubs errors led to two Nats runs. Washington stole seven bases against Jake Arrieta, who walked six in an abbreviated outing.

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Anderson gets nod in series opener vs. Reds
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Wednesday’s game between the Reds and the Brewers at Great American Ball Park will put one pitcher who is trying to solidify a spot in the rotation against another who has been almost unstoppable over the last month.

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Brewers hit three homers in loss to Reds
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A power surge struck Great American Ball Park on Tuesday night, as the Reds and Brewers combined for seven home runs over the game’s first five innings. Cincinnati hit the last and most crucial, however — a Joey Votto two-run homer that scored the winning runs and helped the Reds grab an 8-6 victory and […]

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Colon will get opportunity to prove himself
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Bartolo Colon might not have a lasting spot with the Braves’ rotation. But the 44-year-old hurler will get at least one more opportunity to show he’s still capable of being a reliable starting pitcher.

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Braves prospect Weigel undergoes TJ surgery
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Braves pitching prospect Patrick Weigel’s rapid rise toward the Major League level was halted Tuesday, when he underwent Tommy John elbow surgery.

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Newcomb continues to dazzle Snitker
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When Sean Newcomb made his Major League debut earlier this month, Braves manager Brian Snitker playfully said the impressive prospect might have spent this season’s first two months “in the wrong league.” Three starts later, Newcomb has done nothing to weaken the belief he belongs at the big league level and has the capability to […]

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Newcomb impresses as Braves beat Padres
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Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless frames and struck out a career-high eight Padres Tuesday night, sending the Braves to a series-opening 3-0 victory at Petco Park, their ninth straight against San Diego.

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Fresh off gem, Tanaka out to tame White Sox
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Amped by the extra attention revolving around his last start, which was beamed to a large audience enjoying breakfast back home in Japan, Masahiro Tanaka turned in one of his best outings of the season. The Yankees right-hander hopes he can repeat that form on Wednesday against left-hander Carlos Rodon and the White Sox at […]

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Called up with Starlin on DL, Wade debuts
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The Yankees placed second baseman Starlin Castro on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a right hamstring strain. The club summoned infielder/outfielder Tyler Wade, their No. 11 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, to fill Castro’s roster spot. Wade made his Major League debut in a 4-3 loss to the White Sox, drawing a pinch-hit walk and […]

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Yanks rally, but fall to White Sox on walk-off
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Jose Abreu’s two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning gave the White Sox their second walk-off victory of the season, a 4-3 win over the Yankees on Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. Abreu beat Dellin Betances, who walked two and hit one to load the bases with one out.

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Rodon opposes Tanaka, Yanks in first '17 start
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Amped by the extra attention revolving around his last start, which was beamed to a large audience enjoying breakfast back home in Japan, Masahiro Tanaka turned in one of his best outings of the season. The Yankees right-hander hopes he can repeat that form on Wednesday against left-hander Carlos Rodon and the White Sox at […]

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Quintana rebounding — now it's Rodon's turn
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The best news for the White Sox in June is that Jose Quintana is back, and at just at the right time. That means — step right up, Carlos Rodon. It’s your turn to get pointed in the right direction.

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