Khris Davis' first home run proves to be game winner
by Michael Hurcomb |
(10:55 am ET) Brewers outfielder Khris Davis totaled three hits, including the go-ahead home run, during a 3-2 win in 14 innings Sunday at Pittsburgh. Davis other two hits were singles and he struck out twice in six at-bats.

Davis put the Brewers ahead 3-2 when he led off the top of the 14th inning with a solo home run off Jeanmar Gomez. Francisco Rodriguez picked up the save in the bottom of the inning to secure the 3-2 win.

Davis entered Sunday's game mired in a 2-for-24 slump over his previous seven games. He had just one RBI in that span. Sunday's home run was his first of the season.

Ryan Braun connects for three home runs over the weekend
by Michael Hurcomb |
(10:50 am ET) A day after producing his second multi-homer game of the season, Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun connected for his sixth home run Sunday at Pittsburgh. Braun tied the game at 2 in the ninth inning with a one-out solo home run off Pirates closer Jason Grilli.

Braun finished the 14-inning game 2 for 5 with one walk. He is batting .370 (20 for 54) with a .796 slugging percentage and 1.193 OPS in his last 13 games. He has one triple, three doubles, six home runs, 14 RBI and 15 runs in that span.

Jason Heyward collects three hits vs. Mets
by Michael Hurcomb |
(10:43 am ET) Braves outfielder Jason Heyward tied a season high with three hits Sunday against the Mets. It was just his third multi-hit game in 17 appearances.

Heyward had a single in the first inning, an RBI double in the fifth inning and another single in the seventh inning. He scored once, struck out twice and was caught stealing.

Yasiel Puig shows some life at the plate with three-run homer
by Michael Hurcomb |
(10:22 am ET) Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig connected for a much-needed three-run homer during Sunday's 4-1 win against the Diamondbacks. Puig's second home run and first in 11 games came off Josh Collmenter in the sixth inning.

Puig is batting a disappointing .241 with a .426 slugging percentage and .775 OPS through 15 games.

Carlos Gonzalez exits game due to knee tendinitis
by Igor Mello |
(4/20/2014) Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was forced to leave Sunday's contest against the Phillies due to left knee tendinitis, the team announced.

Gonzalez left the game in the seventh inning with the injury and was replaced by Drew Stubbs. He finished 1 for 4 with two runs scored and one RBI before the injury. He is hitting .282 with four homers and 14 RBI this season. His status remains uncertain Monday against San Francisco.

Travis Snider suffers cut under eye during brawl Sunday
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/20/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider ended up with a cut under his right eye after getting punched by Martin Maldonado during a benches-clearing brawl during Sunday's game against the Brewers. Manager Clint Hurdle said Snider, who was ejected from the game, will be OK.

A.J. Pollock leaves game due to neck tightness
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/20/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock left Sunday's game against the Dodgers due to neck tightness. Pollock struck out in his only two at-bats before leaving the game.

Carlos Quentin headed to Arizona to continue rehab
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/20/2014) Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin (knee) will continue his rehab when he travels to the team's spring facility in Arizona at the end of the week, per 

"I think he's going to go on Thursday or Friday," manager Bud Black said, per "He's going to start doing baseball activities over there. He'll go out and practice with that group and do on-the-field drills, batting practice. We have our trainers and therapists over there."

Quentin will need a rehab assignment before joining the major-league roster.

"Probably at some point over there he might even get in some games, maybe DH to get some at-bats there," Black said. "When he goes through that process, then he'll go out on a rehabilitation assignment."

Christian Yelich extends hitting streak to 14 games
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/20/2014) Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich pushed his hitting streak to 14 games with a leadoff double in the eighth inning Sunday against the Mariners. Yelich would finish 1 for 4 with one run and two strikeouts.

Yelich is batting .379 (22 for 58) with one triple, four doubles, four home runs, nine RBI and 13 runs in his last 14 games. He also has nine walks, 16 strikeouts and three stolen bases.

Scott Hairston 'right on schedule' in recovery
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/20/2014) Nationals outfielder Scott Hairston (oblique) has been taking swings in the batting cage and hopes to begin a minor-league rehab assignment soon, per Hairston, who is swinging at 75 percent intensity, said he's "right on schedule" in his recovery.

"I'm just setting really small goals right now," Hairston said. "We'll complete steps one and two before we see the finish line."

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