Matt Cain intends to be an asset to the Giants during the stretch drive toward the postseason. Meanwhile, Giants management will spend the next few days striving to acquire another pitcher who can accomplish this same task.
The Yankees, down five runs after the first, scored 11 runs in the top of the second inning and went on to a 21-5 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night. The Yankees' 19 hits included Chris Young's second grand slam of the year.
Diego Moreno knew that his assignment was to provide length in the event that the Yankees' patchwork pitching plan hit a snag, but the 28-year-old right-hander did not expect to hear the bullpen phone ringing for him in the bottom of the first inning.
With the non-waiver Trade Deadline quickly approaching at 4 p.m. ET on Friday, Major League Baseball was flush with activity Tuesday.
Corey Seager, the newly minted No. 2 overall player on the revamped Top 100 Prospects list, swatted his first homer since July 5 for Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Rookie right-hander Zack Godley won his second straight start to open his D-backs career as Arizona topped the Mariners, 8-4, on Tuesday night at Safeco Field.
While there was obviously plenty of offense in New York's 21-5 victory over Texas, there were also -- believe it or not -- some notable and history-making pitching performances as well.
Gerardo Parra, the Brewers' top trade chip, enjoyed another banner night, scoring three runs while finishing a home run shy of the cycle and making a highlight-reel catch to help extinguish the Giants' best rally in the Brewers' 5-2 win.
It's never a good sign when Rangers infielder Adam Rosales is icing his arm after pitching in a nine-inning game.
These players could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Wednesday.
With the non-waiver Trade Deadline looming on Friday, there's always the possibility for excitement coming off the field at any moment. Fifteen games on Wednesday guarantees some excitement on it, as well.
What was nearly an amazing catch by Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts became a wild two-run homer for White Sox slugger Jose Abreu on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.
All Mike Leake can do now is wait.
Jeff Samardzija tuned out the Trade Deadline buzz and put together another strong outing in the White Sox 9-4 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
David Price makes every single contender better. There's some risk, because he's a pending free agent, and that's the only one.
Jonathan Papelbon is headed to the Nationals, but what about Cole Hamels? Sources told MLB.com on Tuesday that Hamels is expected to be traded before Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline, although nothing is imminent. But the Phillies moved Hamels' scheduled start from Thursday to Friday, which erases any risk of a freak injury and allows the acquiring team to pitch him almost immediately.
Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas couldn't quite decide which play he enjoyed more: The Eric Hosmer snag of a hot grounder by Michael Brantley to save a run in the seventh, or the circus-act Omar Infante /Alcides Escobar play to get the first out in the ninth of the Royals' 2-1 win on Tuesday night.