The Red Sox, already beset by multiple injuries, finally got good news with Dustin Pedroia's wrist exam showing no major damage.
Already this week, the Red Sox dodged major injuries to Dustin Pedroia and Koji Uehara. And it appears they were fortunate again on Tuesday night, as Mike Napoli merely suffered a dislocated left ring finger on a gruesome play in the top of the ninth inning of a 2-1 loss to the White Sox.
For two nights against the Brewers, the lineup choices Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made were absolutely correct, even if the evidence at hand in one case was not what one would call extensive.
Shelby Miller found his footing, Allen Craig showed continued signs of rediscovering his swing, and Mark Ellis got himself back onto the field as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 6-1, on Tuesday night.
Robbie Ross Jr., in his third Major League start, was outstanding for 7 2/3 innings and Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff had back-to-back home runs in the second inning as the Rangers cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night.
Mets starter Jenrry Mejia left Tuesday's 9-0 win against the D-backs after five innings with what manager Terry Collins termed "a hell of a blister" on his right middle finger, but he expects to make his next start.
Benches and bullpens cleared and there was some jawing going on Tuesday night, but the dust quickly settled without further incident at Marlins Park. In the Marlins' 11-2 win over the Nationals, tempers heated up in the fourth inning after Tom Koehler's pitch ran inside on Ian Desmond.
Pushed around for more than a week, the Marlins took their turn to slug back on Tuesday night. Giancarlo Stanton blasted a three-run homer and drove in five runs, while Marcell Ozuna collected four hits as the Marlins steamrolled Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals, 11-2, at Marlins Park.
The Blue Jays' offense broke out of its early-game deep freeze to score five runs in the sixth inning en route to a 9-3 victory over the Twins on Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday night at Target Field. Brett Lawrie added a grand slam in the ninth inning for good measure.
Mike Leake got some help from his friends and helped himself get the Reds a much-needed 7-5 victory on Tuesday against the Pirates on Tuesday night in Cincinnati.
Adam Lind is considered day to day with a lower-back injury, but it appears possible his condition will eventually need an extended period of time off.
The 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers was greeted with tributes, ceremonies, remembrances and hundreds of uniform No. 42s across baseball on Tuesday.
Omar Infante led the Royals' mild charge, drilling a first-inning home run and later tallying an RBI fielder's choice to back up Yordano Ventura's solid seven innings as Kansas City took game one of the series, 4-2, against the Astros on Tuesday night in Minute Maid Park.
On the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier in Major League Baseball, White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf recalled that the biggest question on April 15, 1947, was not the color of Robinson's skin, but rather: Could he play?
Pirates manger Clint Hurdle successfully challenged a call that originally credited the Reds with a double play in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's game.
Paul Maholm is one of the newest Dodgers, but he appreciates the franchise's legacy, especially when it comes to Jackie Robinson.
Pitcher Josh Johnson, on the disabled list since March 21 with a right forearm strain, will meet with noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. "We'll get him in to see Dr. Andrews next week, get another set of eyes, and see where we are," said Padres general manager Josh Byrnes.