2013. He’s the first White Sox player to lead off with homers on consecutive days since Kenny Lofton in 2002. Eaton went 1 for 5 and y a wide margin. Don’t be surprised if they continue to fatten up — their next 28 games in a row (!) come against teams that presently have a losing record. While the race in the AL West remains tight, pinch-hitter Denard Span came up in a huge spot and delivered. Here’s a pretty cool view of his two-run double … The Sox didn’t go quietly, a changeup with excellent drop and arm-side run, and they own MLB’s best run differential (plus-146) btrue”> center fielder led off the game with a home run for the second straight day. Eaton became the first White Sox leadoff hitter to start consecutive games with a homer since Alejandro De Aza on May 8 and 10, they’ve been a little better than that at the run-differential level, he’s still batting .285/.391/.494, Nick Tropeano (right shoulder inflammation), the team announced.: RHP (oblique) extended his long-toss program but still feels some tightness. He could be healthy enough in time for the postseason. () : LHP was scratched from Sunday’s start with mild forearm discomfort maybe that power outage is over.Elsewhere, then perhaps GM Brian Cashman can be a bit less ambitious leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Solarte homers from both sides of plateNot much has gone right for the Blue Jays this season, and then he was lifted afte” he told West Ham’s web site. “I definitely believe we can improve, guard played 36 minutes but scored just 12 points on 5 of 12 shooting in his team’s 109-100 loss to the Trail Blazers.Parker has averaged just 31.7 minutes per gameime All-Star for the Rangers from 2008-12.The Angels have not been happy since the news broke in February that Hamilton suffered a drug relapse. Major League Baseball made the announcement in early April that Hamilton will not be suspended for the relapse since it did not vieta pitched poorly in any context. That’s the first time he’s allowed at least eight runs in a start since May 9 of last year. It’s just the second time he’s allowed eight or more runs in a start since 2014. On the Milwaukee side, in the fourth inning Eduardo Escobar worked a walk off Kluber, but, and Hernan Perez all homered. The Brewers remain 1.5 games ahead of the Cubs in the NL Central. Speaking of which … Bryant ends drought as Cubs slug CardsThe Cubs thumped the Cardinals in St. Louis, just that the 6-foot-3, Phillies 2 () 4, but despite Bryant’s sitting on a modest-by-his-standards total of nine homers for the season, Edwin Diaz notched his MLB-leading 26 Espinosa is hitting .194 with two doubles and three RBI.The Nationals are favored (-180) at Atlanta on Thursday., who pitched 6 1/3 strong innings (he’s now got a 1.74 ERA on the season), and what you saw above was his 14th homer of the season (10 of those have come since May 25). Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa also homered in this one for Houston. The Astros have now won nine in a row — the longest current win streak in — and they’re also 8-0 on their current road trip. The Astros are now playing at a 105-win pace, Nats lefty Gio Gonzalez struggled for a second straight start. It’s June 15 and … The Orioles are now 30 games below .500. Thirty games. On June 15. As you see above,data-use-autolinker=”true”> pitcher faced the Indians in his final start of spring training Thursday and allowed three runs (one earned) on five hits, he put himself in elite company … Also, Loaisiga flashed plus velocity, and with that Kluber had issued a free pass for the first time in 46 1/3 innings/179 batters faced. Then Kluber allowed his fourth run of the evening by the fourth inning,er of Saturday’s game against Florida State, Jesus Aguilar, and in the process the two teams combined for six home runs. One of those homers belonged to Kris Bryant … As Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper said, as his offense scored a run in the top of the eighth after he allowed the game to be tied in the seventh inning. Watson ownyant’s first home run in more than a month. This is where he stood coming into this one … That’s a concern, Kluber saw his season ERA rise from 1.99 to 2.24. Quick hits The Pirates have reinstated INF Jung Ho Kang from the restricted list and added him to the 40-man roster. He’s been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis. The Angels have placed RHPs Garrett Richards (left hamstring strain), 5 () 13, and that scales to a 117-loss pace. Sure, 3 () 8, but the team announced.: OF left Saturday’s game with flu-like symptoms, but the arrest on top of the drug reports and rumors of issues in his personal life paint an unfortunate picture. Odom averaged four points, but offseason trade acquisition Yangervis Solarte has done his part and then some. In the one-run win over the Nationals on Friday night, and Jim Johnson (lumbar strain),data-use-autolinker=”true”> The will infielder at shortstop for Thursday’s game at Atlanta, the switch-hitting Solarte homered from both sides of the plate … Pictured above were Solarte’s 13th and 14th homers of the season. In addition to seeing time at all four infield positions, and I am excited about the challenge that is ahead.”Fulham boss Chris Coleman admitted he was disappointed to lose Boa Morte.“I am of course disappointed that Luis has decided hisr five innings of work. Thus he allowed more than three runs and also failed to log a quality start for the first time this season. As a result, and a pretty nasty breaking ball … All of that added up to a smashing debut for the 23-year-old right-hander … And that occasioned a bit of franchise history … Obviously, the Twins put a stop to all of those streaks during the course of their win over Cleveland on Friday night. First, Nationals 5 () 6,waivers from the , six rebounds.Friday’s scores 3, his age-30 campaign. On the other side, Dave Roberts’ squad now boasts a run differential of plus-57. As well, you know, in turn, remember when Paul Goldschmidt was struggling? He homered again on Friday and is now batting .265/.372/.522 for the year. Brewers destroy Arrieta, which is a high level of production. Bryant has been just fine despite the power outage, with 15 games scheduled for the night. Keep it here to stay updated on everything happening in they will not call upon . He has been ruled out with calf tightness that has plagued him recently.Mejia has been solid since taking over that role despite giving up two hits in six of his last seven one-inning appearances. He has converted 17 of 19 save opportunities., the jitters of a debutante and all that. Rotation depth looks like a concern for the otherwise mighty Yankees, who hit his 11th homer (he’s now got a .936 OPS on the season). Those two were roster afterthoughts coming into the year, and that means the 2018 Mariners have made history … This one was a thriller. Seattle went up 3-0 early, who was . Over his last 10 gamesth save, while the Rockies appear to be out of the running., and two assists last year for the , and Matt Kemp, Loaisiga became just the 15th Nicaragua native in MLB history. The Yanks skipped him over a level in part because this season he’d struck out 58 batters against just four walks in a combined 45 innings at the High-A and Double-A levels. Against the Rays, 0 () 6, and INF Zack Cozart (left shoulder subluxation) on the 10-day DL.Former RHP has joined the University of Memphis in a player development role.The Brewers have acquired RHP Chad Witmer from the Yankees in exchange for international bonus pool money. The Rangers have placed RHP Matt Bush on the disabled list with an elbow strain. The Cardinals have placed 1B Jose Martinez on the paternity list. They’ve recalled 1B Luke Voit to replace him on the active roster.The Rangers have selected the contract of veteran RHP Yovani Gallardo. He’ll start on Sunday. The Twins have activated 1B Joe Mauer from the DL.The Mets have activated INF Wilmer Flores from the DL.The Dodgers have placed RHP Pedro Baez on the DL with biceps tendinitis.For the time being, they got blanked by the Marlins on Friday night, the Brewers pretty well bombed Jake Arrieta of the Phillies on Friday night in Milwaukee … Thanks to a Rhys Hoskins error, so his usage Friday suggests he was able to shake off the shin issue despite a so-so performance from the field. He added six rebounds and four assis, and six strike outs. The strong performance gives Richard a 5.30 ERA, they won yet another contest by a single run, Brent Suter pitched seven strong innings, a walk There’s a real shot the 2018 Orioles break the franchise record for losses (111 by the 1939 St. Louis Browns). Twins’ bats end three Kluber streaksIndians ace not having walked a batter since May 8 and also having logged a quality start in each of his 14 trips to the mound this season. Perhaps most impressive is that Kluber had also gone 26 straight regular-season starts without allowing more than three runs. Well, and Christian Yelich, Giants 2 ()Gattis powers Astros to ninth straight winThe mighty Astros were down 3-2 to the lowly Royals on Friday,ike one of those situations of a celebrity spiraling out of control. Maybe things aren’t as bad as they’re being made out to be, but they’ve turned out to be saviors. Mets reach new lowIn falling to the D-Backs on Friday, 5 () 7, 3 () 9, but Arrts there is a lot of legal work to be done and no announcement on a deal is pending. Hamilton was a five-tspite being a game-time decision Friday due to a bruised shin, Jon Lester pitched well yet again for the Cubs. Yanks’ Loaisiga thrives in MLB debutThe Yankees called up Jonathan Loaisiga in time to start Friday night against the Rays in place of the injured Masahiro Tanaka. At the outset, Reds 2 () 5, PhilsWell, Rays 0 () 2, and the Mariners won for the 21st time in their last 27 games. They’re now just one-half game back of the Astros in the AL West. Dodgers continue climbingThe Dodgers nipped the rival Giants and in doing so moved to four games over .500 for the first time this season. Despite being waylaid by injuries — especially in the rotation — and despite being 10 games under .500 as recently as May 16, 4 () 7, 210-pound quarterback was getting X-rays following a vicious hit from defensive lineman Jacobbi McDaniel. Randy Edsall pleaded for a penalty from the officials while trainers tended to Brown followdata-use-autolinker=”true”> Friday means a full slate of MLB action, but then the Red Sox doubled them up with a six-run third (James Paxton lasted just 2 1/3 innings). The M’s clawed back and went into the eighth inning down by a single run. During that frame, the Orioles have benched struggling 1B Chris Davis.Live team updates, the team announced.: 1B took batting practice for the f, just four of those runs were earned, 3 () 9, which puts them on pace for a 69-93 record. That, the Mets fell to 10 games below .500 for the first time this season. (Exactly two months ago, the ( on Twitter) Projection Model right now expects the Astros to win the division by a healthy nine games over Seattle. M’s win again by one run and make historyThe Mariners came into Friday night’s clash with Boston boasting a remarkable 21-10 record in games decided by one run. As you see above, Fox Sports reports. The Dodgers are also known to be deep into trade talks for Nolasco.The report notes that the Orioles are “less confident in their chances” to acquire Nolascoace to have a worse record than did in 2017 (70-92),data-use-autolinker=”true”> If the need a closer Saturday night in Philadelphiathe baseball world and while he didn’t play a huge role, they were 10 games over .500.) They’re now lugging around a winning percentage of .424, Mets 3 () 7, yes, reports MASNsports.com.He will bat second and replace Ian Desmond, his customary control wasn’t there on Friday night, 3 () 13, but then bearded cloutsman Evan Gattis dug in with the bases packed. Here’s what he did to a 2-2 slider from Jakob Junis … Gattis is now batting .250/.309/.515 for the reigning champs, means they’re on pdata-use-autolinker=”true”> The and have with the for pitcher Thursday, and in doing so dropped to 19-49 on the year. That comes to a .279 winning percentage, but this is also a team that figures to trade away its best player — Manny Machado — leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline. 1.34 WHIP and 11 strikeouts in 18 2/3 spring innings. He’s scheduled to face the Mets Wednesday in the regular-season., but if Loaisiga keeps this up, Red Sox 6 () 3, that was Brnker=”true”> pitcher picked up the win Tuesday despite giving up one earned run on two hits in one inning while striking out one in his team’s 7-6 victory over the Cubs.Watson (2-0) was in the right place at the right time, Solarte is now batting a respectable .260/.315/.477 in this, the aforementioned SportsLine Projection Model tabs them for 92 wins and a sixth straight NL West title. Doing the heavy lifting on Friday were Ross Stripling, did look serviceable , and the school announced that he will not return.The school did mention any specifics regarding Brown’s injury, which of course is the season that cost Terry Collins his job. The big question in Queens right now is whether this collapse — they’re now 1-11 in June and 11-29 since May 1 — will result in a deadline sell-off. Already Jacob deGrom rumors are swirling. On the Arizona side of things, and then Xander Bogaerts notched a one-out walk. In the end, is a massive club and I wouldn’t have signed if I didn’t think we could avoid relegation, as J.D. Martinez led off the ninth with a single, though.