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Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle picks up third win of the year
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(10:15 pm ET) Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle allowed three runs on eight hits in Toronto's 13-6 win over the Orioles Tuesday. Buehrle worked through the first two innings without an issue before running into problems in the third. He allowed a single to Caleb Joseph before Ryan Flaherty ripped a double to deep center field, bringing in a run.

After Flaherty advanced to third, Steve Pearce grounded out to bring him home.

Buehrle allowed one more run on a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before getting pulled before the seventh. Buehrle, now 3-0 on the year, boasts a 4.00 ERA in three starts. He will look to move to 4-0 Sunday against the Rays.


Jon Niese improves to 2-0 for Mets
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(10:14 pm ET) Mets starter Jon Niese moved to 2-0 on the season with a win over Atlanta on Tuesday. 

Niese allowed one run on four hits over six and two thirds innings. He allowed a solo home run to Cameron Maybin for the Braves' only score of the night.

Niese walked four, struck out five and improved his ERA to 1.50. He threw 67 strikes in 106 pitches. His next start is scheduled for Sunday night, against the Yankees and Nathan Eovaldi.


Red Sox closer Koji Uehara earns save in win Tuesday
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(10:06 pm ET) Red Sox closer Koji Uehara worked a nearly perfect ninth inning in Boston's 1-0 win over the Rays Tuesday for his second save of the year.

Uehara allowed a leadoff single to Logan Forsythe, but then induced a double play ball from Evan Longoria before getting Desmond Jennings to ground out to end the game. Uehara kept his perfect 0.00 ERA through three innings of work with four strikeouts and no walks to his credit.


Report: Marlins' Christian Yelich (back) to sit out few more days
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:06 pm ET) Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich, who was scratched from the lineup Tuesday against the Phillies, is expected to sit out a few more days due to lower back tightness, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.

"It's pretty locked up right now," Yelich said.

Yelich, who signed a seven-year, $49.57 million contract extension before the start of the season, has struggled to make his presence felt at the plate. He is batting .200 (9 for 45) with one double, four RBI, a stolen base, four walks and 13 strikeouts in 11 games.


Rays pitcher Chris Archer strikes out nine in losing effort Tuesday
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(10:01 pm ET) Rays pitcher Chris Archer allowed just one unearned run on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings of work in Tampa Bay's 1-0 loss to the Red Sox Tuesday.

Archer's only blemish came in the third inning when he put two men out for Dustin Pedroia. Archer allowed Pedroia to reach safely on a fielder's choice, but the run scored on a throwing error by Ryan Brett.

Archer added nine strikeouts and just one walk in his 106 pitches, 72 going for strikes, keeping his ERA at a lowly 1.07 in four starts. He will look to get back in the win column Sunday against the Blue Jays.


Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley earns first win of the year Tuesday
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(10:01 pm ET) Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings in Boston's 1-0 win over the Rays Tuesday. Miley scattered three hits with four walks and three strikeouts in his outing.

He ran into a jam in the sixth after walking two consecutive batters to load the bases for Desmond Jennings with two outs before getting the hook. Alexi Ogando came on and finished off the inning, getting Jennings to groundout to short.

Miley, now 1-1 on the year, lowered his ERA to 6.08 in three starts. He will look to keep rolling Sunday against the Orioles.


Giancarlo Stanton hits solo shot for Marlins
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(9:57 pm ET) Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton hit a solo home run in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to Philadelphia. 

Stanton went 2 for 4, increasing his average to .260. He now has three home runs and 12 RBI. 


Freddy Galvis goes deep for Phillies
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(9:55 pm ET) Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a two-run home run to start the scoring in Tuesday's win over Miami. 

Galvis finished the day 1 for 3. He recorded his first home run of the season and eighth RBI.


Ryan Howard hits two-run homer in Phillies' win
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(9:51 pm ET) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning to lead Philadelphia to a win over Miami.

Howard went 2 for 3 with a walk. He lifted his average to .208 and recorded his first home run and fourth RBI. 


Jonathan Papelbon pitches ninth in non-save situation for Phillies
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(9:49 pm ET) Jonathan Papelbon finished the Phillies 7-3 win over Miami on Tuesday. 

Entering with a four-run lead, Papelbon retired the side in order in a non-save situation. He struck out two. 

So far this year, Papelbon has allowed one baserunner and no runs in six and a third innings. 


 
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