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Prince Fielder went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run as the Rangers outlasted the Padres 8-6 on Tuesday.

Fielder took Andrew Cashner yard in the first inning with a man aboard to stake the Rangers to an early 2-0 lead. It's his first home run since August 8. Nevertheless, the first baseman is batting .317/.380/.477 with 18 home runs and 73 RBI in what has been a great bounce-back season after missing most of 2014 with a neck injury.
Sep 2 - 2:00 AM

Andrew Cashner yielded four runs in five innings, taking a no-decision as the Padres lost to the Rangers on Tuesday.

Cashner served up two runs on a Prince Fielder home run in the first inning, one run on a Shin-Soo Choo double in the third, and one more run in the sixth on a sacrifice fly. On the evening, the right-hander gave up eight hits and struck out four without issuing a walk. Cashner will take a 4.15 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, and a 134/48 K/BB ratio over 156 innings into a home start against the Dodgers.
Sep 2 - 1:58 AM

Yovani Gallardo took a no-decision in Tuesday's win over the Padres, allowing four runs in five innings.

All four runs were driven in by Matt Kemp, who plated two with a double in the third inning, then hit a two-run homer in the fifth. Gallardo, overall, gave up six hits and a walk while striking out two. The right-hander is near the end of a great year for the Rangers, currently sporting a 3.27 ERA with a 1.35 WHIP and a 101/59 K/BB ratio over 159 2/3 innings. He'll take on the Mariners at Safeco Field in his next start.
Sep 2 - 1:56 AM

Matt Kemp went 3-for-4 with a walk, a two-run double, and a two-run home run but the Padres dropped Tuesday's game to the Rangers.

Kemp brought the Padres to within 3-2 with his two-run double in the third inning, then put the Padres on top 4-3 in the fifth inning with a two-run home run off of Yovani Gallardo. The outfielder's triple-slash line continues to trend upward, as it's now at .269/.317/.435 along with his 17 home runs and 85 RBI.
Sep 2 - 1:54 AM

Elvis Andrus went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a straight steal of home in Tuesday's win against the Padres.

Andrus knocked in three runs with a seventh-inning single, though one of the runs came in after the ball was kicked out of the glove of catcher Derek Norris. With new catcher Austin Hedges behind the plate, Andrus stole home off of reliever Kevin Quackenbush. The shortstop has multiple hits in three straight games and is now batting .262/.307/.357 with 50 RBI and 56 runs scored.
Sep 2 - 1:52 AM

A.J. Pollock hit a two-run home run that capped a four-run inning as the Diamondbacks came back to beat the Rockies 5-3 in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

With the score tied at 3-3 in the seventh inning, Pollock went oppo boppo against Rockies reliever Jairo Diaz for the two-run shot. Pollock finished 2-for-5 in the game. The 27-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down after a career year, as he's now batting .321/.373/.497 with 15 homers, 60 RBI, 93 runs scored -- most in the National League -- and 33 stolen bases through 128 games.
Sep 2 - 1:51 AM

Nolan Arenado went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored against the Diamondbacks in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Arenado had an RBI single in the first inning before hitting a solo homer in the third. The third baseman homered in both games of Tuesday's doubleheader, finishing 5-for-8 with three RBI and three runs scored on the day. The 24-year-old is enjoying a tremendous offensive season in Colorado, leading the league in both homers and RBI. Arenado is batting .280/.317/.556 with 32 homers, 77 runs scored and 98 RBI on the year.
Sep 2 - 1:45 AM

Chris Owings stole his 15th base of the season in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader the Rockies.

Owings went 1-for-3 and scored a run to go along with the theft. The 15 steals are easily a career high for the 24-year-old, who is hitting just .239/.269/.340 overall.
Sep 2 - 1:40 AM

Paul Goldschmidt hit his 27th home run of the season in Tuesday's nightcap against the Rockies.

Goldschmidt took Rockies starter Kyle Kendrick deep in the first inning for a solo shot. The dinger was his only hit in five at-bats. Goldschmidt has struggled, relatively, in recent weeks, but the first baseman is still hitting a magnificent .322/.437/.563 with 97 RBI, 85 runs scored and 21 stolen bases overall.
Sep 2 - 1:37 AM

Kyle Kendrick allowed one run over four innings in his return to the mound against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.

Kendrick was activated from the 15-day disabled list earlier in the day after missing a month with right shoulder inflammation, and he pitched well in his return. A Paul Goldschmidt solo homer was the only damage against him, and Kendrick gave up three hits and two walks in total. Kendrick should be able to go a little deeper his next time out, tentatively scheduled for Sunday against the Giants.
Sep 2 - 1:34 AM

Rubby De La Rosa allowed three runs over six innings to earn the win in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rockies.

De La Rosa gave up six hits, including a Nolan Arenado home run, without walking a batter in the start. The win was his sixth in his last seven decisions and moved him to 12-6 through 27 starts. De La Rosa will look to improve on his 4.46 ERA and 1.30 WHIP while adding to his win collection next week against the Giants.
Sep 2 - 1:31 AM

Matt Shoemaker pitched seven innings of one-run ball to earn the win as the Angels beat the Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday.

The Athletics' only run came in the first inning on Brett Lawrie's solo home run. It was one of only five hits Shoemaker allowed along with a pair of walks and five strikeouts. He's been a bit all-or-nothing lately, holding the opposition to one or fewer runs in five of his last seven outings, and allowing six-plus runs in the other two. On the season, the right-hander has a 4.31 ERA with a 1.23 WHIP and a 115/33 K/BB ratio over 131 2/3 innings. Shoemaker will face the Dodgers at home next.
Sep 2 - 1:20 AM

Franklin Gutierrez went 2-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored, and the Mariners topped the Astros 7-5 on Tuesday.

Gutierrez hit his 11th homer of the season, a solo shot, off Astros starter Scott Feldman in the second inning. Gutierrez also crossed home plate in the third and fifth innings. It continues to be a charmed season for the 32-year-old, who has overcome numerous injuries to own a .310/.358/.643 line through 43 games played.
Sep 2 - 1:19 AM

Cody Martin made his first major league start and lost to the Angels on Tuesday after allowing five runs over three innings.

Martin put up a 5.40 ERA as a reliever with the Braves this year before the A's purchased him in early July. The right-hander gave up six hits and a walk without recording a strikeout. Four of the runs came in a tough third inning. Martin will try for better results in next week's home start against the Astros.
Sep 2 - 1:18 AM

Brett Lawrie's only hit in four at-bats was a solo home run as the Athletics lost on Tuesday to the Angels.

Lawrie gave the Athletics an early 1-0 lead, driving a Matt Shoemaker over the fence in left-center for his 14th home run of the year. He's batting .269/.308/.419 with 53 RBI in what has been another adequate season for the former top prospect.
Sep 2 - 1:15 AM



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