Phillies ride Asche’s two HRs past Marlins
Aaron Harang shut down the Marlins for his second strong outing at Marlins Park in exactly one month and Cody Asche belted two homers, as the Phillies defeated Miami, 6-2, in Tuesday’s series opener.
Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 0
Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 0 …Read the Rest Source:: ESPN
Bryant sets Cubs’ single-season rookie HR record
In Tuesday’s 4-0 win, Kris Bryant launched the first pitch from the Brewers’ Tyler Cravy with two outs and one on in the third for his 26th home run. Bryant now holds the team’s single-season record for most home runs by a rookie, which Hall of Famer Billy Williams set in 1961.
Podcast: Cubs’ hitting coach talks young hitters
Podcast: Cubs’ hitting coach talks young hitters …Read the Rest Source:: ESPN
Zoo animals turn Wrigley into wild kingdom
Zoo animals turn Wrigley into wild kingdom …Read the Rest Source:: ESPN
Trout reaches 40-homer plateau for first time
Mike Trout reached 40 home runs for the first time in his career on Tuesday with a first-inning two-run homer off Astros right-hander Lance McCullers. Albert Pujols followed Trout with a laser well over the left-field scoreboard, the 556th of his career, passing Manny Ramirez for sole possession of 14th on the all-time list.
Wright makes great barehanded play for out
Before injuring his back, David Wright routinely proved that use of a glove was optional at third base. It seems that little has changed. Wright made a barehanded play to end the third inning of Monday’s game against the Braves, throwing all the way across the diamond to nail Hector Olivera at first.
Joe Maddon on resting Addison Russell, focus on Jake Arrieta
Joe Maddon on resting Addison Russell, focus on Jake Arrieta. …Read the Rest Source:: Tribune
Sandoval out with upper respiratory illness
On Tuesday, Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo busted out the laundry list of injuries and illnesses and did some proper tidying up of the status on some of his players.
MRI reveals small tear in Espinosa’s hamstring
Nationals infielder Danny Espinosa had an MRI on his right hamstring Tuesday and it revealed a small tear, according to manager Matt Williams. The injury is getting better, but the team plans to be cautious the rest of the way.