Cardinals outfielder Jason Heyward to return to the lineup Tuesday
Matheny wanted to protect Heyward a bit and give him some extra rest as a precaution. Heyward suffered a minor hamstring injury in Sunday's game and was forced to exit with the injury. He is hitting .205 with two home runs in 73 at-bats this season.
Cubs' Junior Lake to make season debut Tuesday vs. Pirates
Lake was called up Monday but didn't see any action in his team's 4-0 win over the Pirates. He hit .289/.340/.333 with two stolen bases in 45 at-bats with Triple-A Iowa before being called up. With Lake in the lineup against lefty Jeff Locke, Chris Coghlan is on the bench Tuesday.
The Cubs are favorites (-117) against the Pirates Tuesday.
Red Sox call up OF Jackie Bradley, option pitcher Steven Wright
Bradley started the season with Triple-A Pawtucket and is hitting .315 with seven doubles and six RBI in 73 at-bats. Wright was called up Tuesday by Boston as an emergency option if the bullpen needed extra help. He threw five innings this season with a 3.60 ERA and three walks.
Brewers' Ryan Braun returns to lineup, Khris Davis out Tuesday
Braun wasn't in the starting lineup in either of his team's previous two games but served as a pinch-hitter Monday. He has hit just .226/.273/.274 with one home run and four RBI in 62 at-bats.
The Brewers are heavy underdogs (+170) in Cincinnati Tuesday.
Josh Hamilton on return to Rangers: 'Brings back good memories'
Hamilton spent an hour running. He also went through throwing drills and took about 50 swings off a tee in a batting cage.
“It was good to get out there and see other guys in uniform and be on the field and in the cage,” Hamilton said. “It brings back good memories of being here.
“Today is the first day of the beginning of something good. I’m excited about it.”
Mets' Michael Cuddyer out of lineup, Eric Campbell batting cleanup
Cuddyer has started 19 of the Mets' 20 games, serving as the cleanup hitter every time. Third baseman
The Mets are underdogs (+102) in Miami Tuesday.
Jays' Ryan Goins draws the start at shortstop, Dalton Pompey out
Yankees recall Chase Whitley, option Gregorio Petit to Triple-A
Indians' Kipnis, Chisenhall, Santana have good history vs. Guthrie
Kipins is batting .550 (11 for 20) with two home runs, three doubles and nine RBI in his career against Guthrie. While Santana is batting .476 (10 for 21) with two home runs, three doubles and four RBI, and Chisenhall is batting .533 (8 for 15) with one double, one home run and five RBI against the veteran right-hander.
Marlins' Marcell Ozuna batting cleanup in fourth straight game
Ozuna opened the season in the No. 6 spot before moving to the fifth slot a week ago. He then shifted to the cleanup role Saturday and has remained there since. The center fielder has hit has hit .270/.342/.317 with four RBI in 63 at-bats.
The Marlins are favorites (-112) against the Mets Tuesday, per VegasInsider.com.
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