FavoritesSettings

Play2:24
AP Images/Eric Risberg
52mJerry Crasnick

Crasnick: Arenado following Tulo's lead

With teammate Troy Tulowitzki showing him the way, Nolan Arenado has learned so much about what goes into being a franchise player.

Play
Mariners' McClendon goes off on umpire (1:06)
Play0:47
9hDavid Schoenfield

Tuesday's power rankings

Joc Pederson and Joey Gallo both hit dramatic home runs and top (sort of) Tuesday's power rankings.

Play
Gallo: 'Pretty nervous' (2:00)
4hAdam Lewis, Special to ESPN.com

Big night for Yankees backup Garrett Jones

Garrett Jones delivered the knockout blow -- a three-run homer in the 11th inning -- in the New York Yankees' 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

AP Photo/J Pat Carter
12hJesse Rogers

One pitch and a baserunning blunder doom Cubs

The Chicago Cubs didn't play well Tuesday, but they were one pitch and one baserunning error away from stealing the game from the Miami Marlins.

Getty Images
10hBen Lindbergh

How the Tigers fixed their defense

The Tigers shored up their outfield defense by bringing in new bodies, but they're getting the benefit of big second-season improvement at third from Nick Castellanos.

Now

Indians' Moss' 100th HR Ball held Ransom

Cleveland OF Brandon Moss cranked his 100th career home run on Tuesday night. But to add that memento to his collection, he'll have to meet his teammate's exorbitant demands for high-end technology. The "ransom note"

@Indians/Twitter

McClendon goes for broke after ejection

It's not walking off the field with first base, but Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon got a standing O for his theatrics during his ejection Tuesday night.

Play1:06

Tanaka tries to come back ... again

Everyone around baseball, ESPN's Andrew Marchand writes, knows Masahiro Tanaka is headed for Tommy John surgery. Public opinion has already made the diagnosis. Yet, the RHP returns again from the DL. Starts today

Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports

Orioles trade OF to Red Sox

Baltimore traded Alejandro De Aza to Boston for cash considerations, according to multiple media reports. De Aza had been designated for assignment by the Orioles last week. He batted .214 with 3 HRs and 7 RBIs in 30 games with Baltimore this season.

Rob Carr/Getty Images

Hitters can't touch Chris Archer

Archer is just the second player since 1900 to post consecutive games with 12 K's while not issuing a walk. The other? Dwight Gooden. Incredibly enough, both their teams went just 1-1 in those games.

Dodgers rally past Rockies

Alex Guerrero lifted a 1-2, 2-out pitch for a grand slam in the 9th inning to complete the Dodgers' come-from-behind win vs. the Rockies at Coors.

Play1:11

SportsCenter @sportscenter

Rangers rookie Joey Gallo gets a bright orange bath after an impressive MLB debut. Gallo: 3-4, HR, 4 RBI

Justin Morneau not yet ready to return

The Rockies 1B went on the concussion DL in mid-May after suffering a cervical neck sprain and concussion on a diving play. Said manager Walt Weiss: "It's difficult for Justin, given his history [with concussions]. This is a process and [we] have to wait it out."

AP Photo/David Zalubowski

Archer ties Rays' strikeout record

Chris Archer tied a Rays franchise record with 15 K's in a win at the Angels on Tuesday. According to Elias, Archer became the second pitcher in the modern era (since 1900) to strike out at least 12 without issuing a walk in consecutive starts. The other was Dwight Gooden in 1984.

BBTN's Tuesday Web Gem

Ender Inciarte slid head-first into the wall to make this catch, but can it knock Alex Gordon's leaping catch into the stands off its throne?

Play1:08

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Those 2 crazy lines: Andrew Cashner on Monday - 4.2-11-6-5-0-12. And Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday - 4-10-7-7-0-10. Baseball is awesome

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Before this week, no pitcher had ever had a game of 10+ K & 10+ hits in under 5 IP. Then it happened 2 days in a row in the same park #YCPB

Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Zach Lutz, playing in South Korea, turns 29 today. ... Barry Lyons is 55. ... Carl Everett is 44. ... Bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello is 37.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

ELIAS: Alex Guerrero is the first player in 19 years to hit a grand slam with his team trailing by three runs and down to its final strike.