Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN
Giants SS Crawford (calf) back in lineup
Brandon Crawford, who missed the past three games with a calf injury, returned to the lineup tonight against the Rockies. Colorado has a 2-0 lead in the 2nd. Follow live
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
Jacoby Ellsbury was removed from the Yankees-Rays game in the fifth because of an upset stomach. Ellsbury has had a poor season overall. He is hitting .270 with seven homers, 30 RBIs and 17 stolen bases in 84 games. He is making $21 million in the second season of a seven-year, $153 million contract.
Blue Jays get one on the board
After a throwing error by Orioles SS Manny Machado, Ryan Goins grounded in a fielder's choice to first and Chris Colabello scored. The Blue Jays trail 2-1 at the bottom of the fifth. Follow live
Marlins lead Mets after 3-run fourth
After three scoreless innings, the Marlins brought in the first runs from 1B Justin Bour's RBI single, J. T. Realmuto's sac fly and Miguel Rojas' RBI single in the opener of a three-game set. The Marlins are up 3-0 over the Mets in the bottom of the fourth. Follow live
A-rod extends his own record vs. Rays
Alex Rodriguez hit a second-inning, two-run homer vs. the Rays tonight. The homer marks the 681st of his career, his first since Aug. 20 and the 53rd of his career against the Rays. Follow live
Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers
The next weather update from Great American Ball Park will be at 7:30 CT. This is the team's third game delayed by rain this year.
Yankees lead rays early
The Yankees started the first contest of a three-game weekend vs. the Rays with two runs in the second when Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer to left. The Yanks are up 2-0 at the top of the third. Follow live
Orioles score first against Blue Jays
Orioles 1B Chris Davis homered to right then Ryan Flaherty doubled to deep right scoring Jimmy Paredes to put the first two runs on the board. The Orioles lead 2-0 in the bottom of the second. Follow live
Khris Davis is clearly a child at heart.
Russell smacks two homers in Cubs' win
Addison Russell's pair of home runs, plus Anthony Rizzo's grand slam, powered the Cubs to a blowout, 14-5 win over the Diamondbacks.
OTD: LHP with no right hand tosses no-no
On Sept. 4, 1993, Yankees LHP Jim Abbott -- who was born without his right hand and played 10 seasons in the majors -- struck out three in a no-hitter vs. the Indians.
Matt Harvey approaching innings limit
The Mets ace is near the 180-innings limit put in place following his Tommy John surgery. Pedro Gomez explains how the team plans to handle him -- and keep agent Scott Boras out of the decision.
Cubs' offense gets it done on all levels
The Cubs drew eight walks -- three of which came with the bases loaded -- and hit four HRs in the 14-5 win over the D-backs. Cubs rookie Addison Russell hit two HRs, good for the first multi-HR game of his career, and Anthony Rizzo hit his second career grand slam. Box score
David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger
One note on Matt Harvey: He's 27th in the majors in innings but just 50th in total pitches thrown, so he's been fairly efficient. For example, he has 110 fewer pitches than Lance Lynn but 19 more innings. So maybe Harvey's 166 innings are more like 150 or so in actual workload.
Andrew Marchand @AndrewMarchand
With CC Sabathia likely rejoining rotation, it means that Masahiro Tanaka will start first game of Blue Jays-Yankee series on Thursday.
Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs
And we are in a review in a 14-4 3:10 game. I'm down.