Report: Mets have insurance on David Wright's contract
Wright is on the disabled list with a back issue. He has only appeared in eight games this season and he has not played since April 14.
Albert Pujols gets two hits in Angels' loss
Pujols went 2 for 4, lifting his average to .235
Matt Kemp's bases-loaded double gives Padres win
Kemp went 2 for 5 and broke a scoreless tie with his bases loaded hit. His three RBI gave him 25 on the year. He also scored a run. The double was his tenth this season and the only extra base hit for either team in the game.
Angels' Joe Smith gives up four 10th inning runs to lose
Smith started the tenth and loaded the bases on a single and two walks. He gave up a two-out, bases clearing double, then left the game. The runner he left on base eventually came around to score.
Smith had gone nine straight appearances without allowing a run before Tuesday.
Padres' Dale Thayer earns win in relief
Thayer came on with one out in the ninth inning and retired the only two batters he faced, to send the game to extra innings. The Padres scored four in the tenth to give him a 1-0 record on the year.
Thayer lowered his ERA to 3.00.
Report: Braves send Eric Stults, Ian Thomas, Juan Jaime to Dodgers
As part of the trade sending
The Braves are reportedly expected to receive pitcher Chris Withrow in the deal as well, reports FoxSports.
Angels' Matt Shoemaker has seven scoreless in no-decision
Shoemaker allowed four hits and walked one, while striking out six. He cut his ERA to 5.44.
The next start for Shoemaker is Sunday, against Detroit.
Padres' Odrisamer Despaigne has six shutout innings in no-decision
Despaigne struck out five, allowed five hits and didn't walk a batter. He lowered his ERA to 5.23 with the performance.
The next start for Despaigne is Sunday, against Pittsburgh.
Athletics' Ben Zobrist gets two hits in first game back
Zobrist played for the first time since April 24, when he went to the disabled list with a knee injury.
Zobrist went 2 for 4 in the A's shutout loss to Detroit on Tuesday. He hit his sixth double of the year, one of only two extra base hits in the game for either team.
Tigers will start Kyle Ryan in place of Alfredo Simon on Wednesday
Ryan went 2-0 with a 2.61 ERA over six games last season for the Tigers.
At the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, Chris Towers tries to figure out if you can have too many catchers.
With so much to catch up to, the guys don't waste any time in the first episode back from the holiday weekend.
Red Sox outfielder Hanley Ramirez has refused to blame his struggles on a shoulder injury, but he hasn't been the same since hitting that wall in early May, Chris Towers says.
Mike Napoli's home run pace finally caught up to his batted-ball profile in the last week. At the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, Chris Towers looks for other candidates for a similar jump.
At the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, Chris Towers says you need to add Rusney Castillo in any league where he might be available.