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  • Atlanta Braves - PlayerWatch

    LHP Mike Minor (shoulder tendinitis) will throw a side session on Wednesday and make a final rehab start on Friday for Double-A Mississippi. His is 2-1 with a 3.54 in four minor league rehab stars. 1B Freddie Freeman is mired in an 0-for-12 slump and...
  • Miami Marlins - PlayerWatch

    RHP Steve Cishek earned his fourth save and has now converted 33 straight, a streak that began June 8, 2013. Cishek retired the Braves in order in the ninth inning. He has not allowed a run in 12 career appearances at Turner Field, a stretch of 10 1/3...
  • Texas Rangers - PlayerWatch

    LHP Martin Perez (3-0), coming off the first complete game and shutout of his career, make his fifth start of the season Wednesday against the A's. Perez allowed just three hits Friday in a 12-0 victory against the White Sox. He struck out eight, matching...
  • Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch

    SS Jordy Mercer returned to the starting lineup Tuesday and was 0-for-3. He had been limited to pinch-hitting duty and one late-inning appearance in the previous three games because of a sore right ankle. C Russell Martin appealed his one-game suspension...
  • Minnesota Twins - PlayerWatch

    RHP Kyle Gibson (3-1) was charged with his first loss of the season after allowing seven runs on 10 hits in three-plus innings. In his first three starts over 19.1 innings combined, Gibson had allowed two earned runs, and 12 hits. -OF Darin Mastroianni...
  • Cincinnati Reds - PlayerWatch

    RHP Alfredo Simon (2-1, 0.86) will make his first career start against the Pirates on Wednesday night. He went 0-3 with a 4.38 ERA in nine games against them as a reliever. Simon had pitched exclusively in relief the previous two seasons before becoming...
  • Seattle Mariners - PlayerWatch

    LF Dustin Ackley hasn't fared well since moving into the No. 2 spot in the Mariners' batting order. Through the sixth inning of Tuesday's game, he had gone 0-for-6 with six strikeouts in that slot. Ackley struck out in his first three at-bats of Tuesday's...
  • Philadelphia Phillies - PlayerWatch

    3B Cody Asche didn't start for the second game in a row. Asche was replaced Tuesday by Jayson Nix. Asche was hitting .196 with a home run and three RBIs in 46 at-bats. RHP A.J. Burnett had a solid outing against the Dodgers, working 6 2/3 innings and...
  • Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

    Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer
    WASHINGTON — It was a majestic blast, exploding off the bat as if shot from a cannon, and as the ball arced its way toward the outer reaches of Nationals Park, it looked as if it might put a dent in the Capitol dome beyond the left-field wall....
  • Angels fan beats odds to get Albert Pujols' 500th home run ball

    WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols didn't hit his 500th home run in front of a hometown crowd, but at least he was able to hit it to an Angels fan. Tom Sherrill, a 29-year-old Air Force staff sergeant from Pomona who is in town for computer training,...
  • Chris Sale believes he will be back in early May

    Chris Sale believes he will be back in early May
    DETROIT — White Sox left-hander Chris Sale was nervous Monday. The high number of pitching injuries in Major League Baseball early this season didn't put Sale's mind at ease much as he dealt with heightened and prolonged soreness just above his...