Mariners' Mike Zunino homers to extend hitting streak on Tuesday
The 2015 season has been mainly a struggle for Zunino so far. But Tuesday's home run did extend his current hitting streak to eight games. During that stretch, he's hitting .393 with a home run and six RBI.
Mariners DH Nelson Cruz blasts 26th home run in loss Tuesday
Cruz has been smoking at the plate recently, batting .333 (15 for 45) with four home runs and eight RBI over his past 10 games.
D-Backs' Ender Inciarte chips in solo home run in win Tuesday
Since returning from the disabled list earlier this month, Inciarte is batting .348 (16 for 46) with a home run and five RBI in 11 games (10 starts).
Diamondbacks' David Peralta does it all in victory on Tuesday
The double was Peralta's 18th of the season, and the steal was his fifth. While getting partial playing time, Peralta is batting .363 with a home run and six RBI over his past 10 games (eight starts).
Cubs RP Neil Ramirez was not available to pitch Tuesday
Ramirez returned from the disabled list on June 28 after dealing with a shoulder injury. It is not known if his current issue is related to that injury, or if it's something new.
Yankees' Adam Warren picks up save in rout of Rangers
Despite the lop-sided score,
Warren, who was ousted from the rotation in late June, pitched three perfect innings on Tuesday. He now has five saves in his four-year career with the Yankees.
Diamondbacks summon RP Addison Reed from Triple-A
In 25 relief appearances with the D-Backs in 2015, Reed owns an unsightly 5.92 ERA. He's been better with the Reno Aces however, as he has a 1.74 in 11 games at Triple-A.
He will take the roster spot of Randall Delgado, who was placed on the disabled list on Tuesday.
D-Backs RP Randall Delgado sent to DL with ankle sprain
Reliever Addison Reed was recalled from Triple-A Reno to take Delgado's spot on the roster.
Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma takes loss on Tuesday
Iwakuma (2-2, 5.10 ERA) came into the game on a bit of a roll, having allowed a total of four runs over his previous three starts. But on Tuesday he gave up individual runs in the first, third and fifth innings, culminating with a three-run sixth inning.
Giants 2B Joe Panik (back) out Tuesday, likely out Wednesday too
Panik has been hitting decently over the last several games, as he is batting .281 over his last 10 contests.
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