Eduardo Rodriguez (index) placed on the injured list

DETROIT — Tigers left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez, whose emergence as a front-row starter has been a key driver of Detroit’s improvement over the past month, entered the 15-day injured list on Tuesday with a injury to his left index finger, putting the Tigers’ rebound season and potentially this summer’s trade market in flux. Rodriguez, who is … Read more

Angels prospect Ben Joyce pulls two off on Major League debut

CHICAGO — During his pre-game media briefing on Monday, Angels manager Phil Nevin said there was a “pretty good chance” Ben Joyce would make his Major League debut later tonight. . Whether or not Nevin was able to prepare the 22-year-old flamethrower for the situation he was called up for, the club’s No.9 prospect handled … Read more

Major League Baseball Leaders | National

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Arraez, Miami, .376; E. Diaz, Colorado, .335; Freeman, LA, .335; Coin Jr., Atlanta, .333; Gurriel Jr., Ariz., .319; Nimmo, New York, .306; T. Estrada, San Francisco, .301; Castellanos, Philadelphia, .300; Meneses, Washington, .295; McNeil, New York, .292; Stott, Philadelphia, .292. RUNS_Coin Jr., Atlanta, 48; Freeman, Los Angeles, 44; India, Cincinnati, 44; Olson, Atlanta, … Read more

Cedric Mullins leaves with sprained groin in Orioles Loss

BALTIMORE — The Orioles’ continued offensive struggles in a 5-0 loss to the Guardians became an afterthought for the club late Monday afternoon. The main concern expressed during a calm post-game at the clubhouse was the health of excellent center fielder Cedric Mullins. In the bottom of the eighth inning, Mullins stopped just past first … Read more

Ronald Acuña Jr. has 4 of the Braves’ 20 hits against the Phillies

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuña Jr. is the main reason the Braves produced so many impressive numbers in the first inning. But his MVP-caliber contributions extend far beyond the opening frame. Acuña started his first four-hit performance of the season by scoring a pair of singles on a seven-run first that propelled the Braves to an … Read more