Matt Shoemaker twirls seven scoreless innings Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:09 am ET) Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker earned a win Tuesday, giving up just two hits and two walks in seven scoreless innings while striking out six in his team's 8-2 victory over the Marlins.

Shoemaker (13-4) has delivered back-to-back gems, allowing just three hits in 14 2/3 innings while striking out 15 during that stretch. He now owns a 3.33 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 108:21 K:BB ratio in 110 2/3 innings. Shoemaker will look to keep rolling Sunday against the A's.


Nathan Eovaldi chased in fourth inning in loss vs. Angels
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:09 am ET) Marlins pitcher Nathan Eovaldi took a loss Tuesday, surrendering six earned runs on 10 hits and one walk in just 3 1/3 innings while striking out four in his team's 8-2 defeat against the Angels.

Eovaldi (6-9) turned in his shortest outing of the season as he continues to deal with a rough second half. He gave up one run in the first inning Tuesday before the Angels racked up five more in the fourth inning. Eovaldi owns a 4.30 ERA and 117:34 K:BB ratio in 165 1/3 innings after owning a 3.61 ERA at the All-Star break. He's scheduled to face the Mets Monday.


Tyson Ross surrenders one run in win vs. Brewers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:08 am ET) Padres pitcher Tyson Ross earned a win Tuesday, allowing only one earned run on four hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings while striking out six in his team's 4-1 victory over the Brewers.

Ross (12-12) was handed a 4-0 lead after three innings before allowing his only run of the game on a ground-rule double in the fourth. He extended his quality-start streak to 13 starts with his excellent outing Tuesday. Ross owns a 2.64 ERA and 176:64 K:BB ratio in 181 innings. He's scheduled to face the Diamondbacks Monday.


Jimmy Nelson strikes out seven in loss vs. Padres
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:08 am ET) Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson took a loss Tuesday, allowing four runs (two earned) on five hits and one walk in five innings while striking out seven in his team's 4-1 defeat against the Padres.

Nelson (2-5) served up a solo home run in the first inning before the Padres added three more runs in the third. Though he's pitched relatively well in the second half of the season, Nelson could be in danger of losing his rotation spot with Matt Garza on the verge of returning. Nelson owns a 4.10 ERA and 45:15 K:BB ratio in 52 2/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Cubs Monday.


Roberto Hernandez posts quality start in win Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:06 am ET) Dodgers pitcher Roberto Hernandez picked up a win Tuesday, giving up three earned runs on six hits and two walks in six innings and striking out three in his team's 9-5 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Hernandez (8-9) gave up a two-run single in the second inning to tie the game but watched his offense delivered plenty of support with a six-run fourth inning. He's managed three quality starts in four tries since joining the Dodgers. Hernandez owns a 3.81 ERA and 90:63 K:BB ratio in 144 innings. He's in line to face the Padres Sunday, depending on the status of Hyun-Jin Ryu.


James Paxton tosses 6 2/3 scoreless innings vs. Rangers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:05 am ET) Mariners pitcher James Paxton earned a win Tuesday, giving up four hits and three walks in 6 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out four in his team's 5-0 victory over the Rangers.

Paxton (4-1) got the first two outs of the seventh inning with ease but was pulled after walking the next batter, ending his night with a season-high 118 pitches thrown. He owns a 1.83 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 33:11 K:BB ratio in 39 1/3 innings. Paxton is scheduled to face the A's next Tuesday.


Nick Martinez allows five runs in loss vs. Mariners
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1:04 am ET) Rangers pitcher Nick Martinez took a loss Tuesday, surrendering five earned runs on six hits and four walks in five innings in his team's 5-0 defeat against the Mariners.

Martinez (3-10) gave up a solo home run in the first inning and didn't record a strikeout. He's managed just one quality starts in seven tries during the second half. Martinez owns a 5.31 ERA and 57:47 K:BB ratio in 105 innings. He's scheduled to face the Astros Sunday.


Madison Bumgarner near perfect in win vs. Rockies
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12:50 am ET) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner earned a win Tuesday, giving up one hit and no walks and racking up 13 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout in his team's 3-0 victory over the Rockies.

Bumgarner (15-9) took a perfect game into the eighth inning before surrendering a leadoff double to Justin Morneau. He was then able to retire the final six batters he faced to complete the near-perfect game. Bumgarner owns a 3.02 ERA and 192:38 K:BB ratio in 185 innings. He's scheduled to face the Brewers Sunday.


Jorge De La Rosa exits start with thumb contusion
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12:26 am ET) Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa was removed from Tuesday's start against the Giants due to a left thumb contusion, the team announced.

De La Rosa turned in five excellent innings but led off the sixth by issuing a walk before the next batter smashed a two-run home run, ending the starter's night. He owns a 4.19 ERA and 114:54 K:BB ratio in 154 2/3 innings. De La Rosa is slated to face the Diamondbacks Sunday if he can shake off the thumb issue.


Anibal Sanchez's setback due to scar tissue
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:24 am ET) Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez's setback was due to scar tissue, according to MLB.com.

Sanchez felt pain while throwing Monday, and decided to shut down his session. He was told his pain was due to scar tissue breaking off from his initial strain. Sanchez still has full range of motion in his arm, but won't throw again until the soreness subsides. There's no timetable for his return at this time. 


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