Pirates' Gregory Polanco smacks second home run of season Thursday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:55 am ET) Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco connected off Padres starter Ian Kennedy for his second home run of the season during Thursday's 11-5 win over the Padres.

Polanco hit the solo home run in the second inning. He finished the game 2 for 5 with one RBI and one run scored. He is now hitting .247 on the season.

Prior to his performance Thursday, Polanco was hitting .333 with one RBI in his last five games.


Pirates OF Starling Marte hits 10th home run of season Thursday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:44 am ET) Pirates outfielder Starling Marte smacked his 10th home run of the season during Thursday's 11-5 win over the Padres.

Marte hit the two-run home run off Ian Kennedy in the third inning. Marte finished the game 1 for 3 with two RBI, two runs scored and one walk.

Prior to Thursday's contest, Marte was hitting .167 with one home run and four RBI in his last six games.


Pirates' Andrew McCutchen collects three hits in Thursday's win
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:37 am ET) Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen went 3 for 5 at the plate to help lead the Pirates to an 11-5 victory over the Padres on Thursday.

McCutchen drove in two runs and scored two during the contest. Prior to his three-hit game Thursday, McCutchen was hitting .382 with three home runs and five RBI in his last nine games.


Angels' Matt Joyce homers in second straight game Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:21 am ET) Angels left fielder Matt Joyce went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBI in his team's 12-2 win over the Tigers on Thursday.

After being bogged down offensively for much of the season, Joyce has now homered in consecutive games and looks to be getting on track at the plate. He has hit just .187/.262/.313 with three home runs and 15 RBI in 134 at-bats, but it's improvement on his .360 OPS at the end of April.


Mariners' Dustin Ackley smacks fourth homer Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:10 am ET) Mariners left fielder Dustin Ackley went 1 for 4 with a two-run home run in his team's 5-3 loss to the Indians on Thursday.

Ackley connected on a sixth-inning home run to cut his team's deficit to two runs, but it was as close as the Mariners would come to a comeback. It was Ackley's first homer since April 13.

Ackley, who is just 2 for 18 since May 16, has hit .182/.220/.327 with four home runs and nine RBI in 110 at-bats.


Indians' Brandon Moss slugs eighth homer Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:07 am ET) Indians first baseman Brandon Moss went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and a solo home run in his team's 5-3 victory over the Mariners on Thursday.

Moss put the Indians on the board with his second-inning home run. He scored on a single in the fouth to give the Indians the lead again, this time for good. Moss has hit .227/.300/.447 with eight home runs and 28 RBI in 150 at-bats.


Giants OF Hunter Pence drives in two runs Thursday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:02 am ET) Giants outfielder Hunter Pence used his only hit to drive in two runs during Thursday's 7-0 win over the Braves.

Pence was 0 for 3 before hitting a triple off Brandon Cunniff in the eighth inning. Pence drove in two runs with the triple to give the Giants a 5-0 lead. He finished the game 1 for 4.

Pence is 11 for 35 with one home run and 10 RBI in his last nine games.


Athletics' Billy Burns knocks second homer Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:00 am ET) Athletics center fielder Billy Burns went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and a solo home run in his team's 5-4 win over the Yankees.

Burns put his team on the board with a fifth-inning homer after the team had fell behind 3-0. The Athletics were able to scrape together four more runs in the next two innings, with Burns scoring the last run in the seventh inning to give his team a two-run lead.

In line for significant playing time with Coco Crisp sidelined for the foreseeable future, Burns has hit .302/.356/.417 with two home runs, three RBI and seven stolen bases in 96 at-bats.


Report: Rockies prospect David Dahl (spleen) will miss rest of season
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/28/2015) After undergoing emergency surgery to save his lacerated spleen, Rockies prospect David Dahl will miss the remainder of the season, reports Yahoo Sports.

Dahl suffered a massive lasceration to his spleen after he was involved in an on-field collision Thursday at Double-A.


Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez slugs 11th homer Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/28/2015) Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez went 2 for 4 with a walk, a double and a solo home run in his team's 5-1 win over the Rangers on Thursday.

Ramirez, who was serving as the team's designated hitter on Thursday, was able to extend his team's lead to 2-0 with his sixth-inning home run, his first of May after smacking 10 of them in April. He has hit .257/.311/.479 with 11 home runs and 24 RBI in 167 at-bats.


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