Domingo Santana sends a drive to the center field wall but Jarrod Dyson scales the wall for the out.
Jhoulys Chacin and three relievers combined on a three-hitter as the NL Central leaders slipped past the slumping Diamondbacks 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Mookie Betts and Rafael Devers each go deep, giving Chris Sale enough support for his fifth win as Boston beats Tampa Bay 4-2. (1:04)
Chris Sale has high praise for Boston teammate Mookie Betts, and with good reason.
Betts hit his major league-leading 16th homer, Sale struck out nine in 7 2/3 innings and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Tuesday night.
I knew once we got a lead with that guy, we were in pretty good shape, Betts said.
Betts had two hits in four at-bats and is hitting .368.
He had the broken hamate bone removed from his left hand in the first week of the season and said before Texas won for the fifth time in its last 13 games that he has been trying to do too much at the plate with his hand feeling better.
I’ve got to get back to being simpler at the plate, and I’ll be good, DeShields told the Dallas Morning News. I was trying to swing harder rather than squaring the ball up. It was causing my front side to open up and miss pitches I should hit and chase pitches I normally wouldn’t chase. I’m glad I figured it out, after 11 or 12 days.
New York rookie second baseman Gleyber Torres continues to impress with his power after he ripped the seventh home run on his Major League career on Tuesday in New York’s fifth loss in the last 27 games.
James Brewer Womens Jersey Torres slugged the first pitch he saw from Rangers ace left-hander Cole Hamels into the left-field bleachers for a home run in the third inning, recording his fourth homer in as many games.
On Monday, the 21-year-old Torres joined Mickey Mantle as the youngest Yankees to enjoy a multi-homer game. Torres Owen Tippett Womens Jersey is also the youngest player in franchise history to hit seven homers in his first 26 games.
Elite Mens Terrence Brooks Jersey I just try to look for my pitch, Torres said. If the pitcher doesn’t throw me my pitch, I try to stay focused, waiting for my pitch. Our lineup is awesome. Everybody does their job, everybody helps the team. I just try to help my team, too, try to put in something, hit or defense. I try to help and try to win.