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Welcome to the big leagues, Joey Gallo

Texas Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo ripped a two-run single and a two-run homer in his first two major league at-bats Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox.

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1dJim Bowden

Bowden: Previewing the next wave of call-ups

Jim Bowden looks at 11 prospects he thinks will be called up soon and could make an immediate impact at the big league level, including Carlos Correa.

Timetable for Adrian Beltre's return from thumb injury (0:52)
Impact of Galarraga's near-perfect game (0:58)
Manfred talks rule changes, youth groups (0:53)
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1dRon Shandler

Shandler: Who is delivering first-round value?

Some players drafted in the top 15 have lived up to their lofty pedigree through eight weeks, while others have been replaced. Ron Shandler examines what we should expect moving forward.

Buster's Blog: Mets dangerous in October (1:08)


Rockies chip away until lead is theirs

The Dodgers jumped out to a 4-0 lead on Adrian Gonzalez's two-run blast in the third inning, but the Rockies have since scored five unanswered runs to take a 5-4 lead in the the sixth at Coors. Follow live

Orioles not offering much support

Baltimore doesn't have a hit since the 2nd inning, and there's only been one Oriole on base in that stretch. But thanks to an early run-scoring flurry, the Astros' lead is jut 5-4 in the 8th. Follow live


Gallo not much for triples

Joey Gallo hit 10 triples in 1,410 minor league plate appearances. Gallo is a triple shy of becoming the first player in MLB history to hit for the cycle in a debut (via Diane Firstman). Follow live

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#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

#Dbacks take the lead! With the bases loaded, Ender Inciarte smacks a two-out single, plating two. 2-1 in the 2nd.

Rays put Angels in hole early

Logan Forsythe tucked in a C.J. Wilson fastball, kissed it goodnight and sent it to left field on a 2-run shot, bringing home Joey Butler scored. The Rays lead the Angels 2-0 in the 1st. Follow live

Zobrist slam lifts Athletics

After going scoreless through six innings to dig a 3-run hole against the Tigers, the Athletics took the lead for good with a five-run seventh inning, capped by Ben Zobrist's grand slam.


A Ruf night for the Reds

Maikel Franco brought the Phillies back in the 8th with a 2-run HR, and Darin Ruf finished the rally with a walk-off RBI single as the Phillies beat the Reds 5-4.


Joe West ends Holliday's on-base streak

Matt Holliday was tossed in the 7th inning against the Brewers for arguing balls and strikes, ending his on-base streak at 45 consecutive games. Follow live

Giants face big task vs. Burnett

On a staff that includes the electric Gerrit Cole, no member of the Pirates' rotation has been better than A.J. Burnett. Following his first rough outing of the season, Burnett looks to bounce back against the Giants. Follow live

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Final: Blue Jays 7, Nationals 3

Kevin Pillar went 3-for-4 with two home runs to power Toronto past the Nats. Pillar became just the fifth player since 2010 to tag Max Scherzer with multiple long balls in the same game. Box score


Joey Gallo watch

Joe Gallo has a single, homer and a double in his MLB debut. He is still a triple shy of the cycle after he struck out in his fourth at-bat with the bases loaded in the sixth inning. Follow live

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Final: Marlins 5, Cubs 2

Giancarlo Stanton sent another ball into the bleachers on Tuesday (16 on the season) and Marcell Ozuna added a bases-clearing double in the 5th to even Miami's series with Chicago. Box score


Final: Red Sox 1, Twins 0

Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz fanned 8 Twins in 8 scoreless innings, and Rusney Castillo singled in the game's lone run to snap Boston's 3-game losing streak at Fenway Park.