Padres star Tatis feels better, expected back in lineup soon
A day after Tatis walked off the field during an exhibition game in a worrisome scene, the Padres said the discomfort in his left shoulder had improved. In fact he was lobbying to get in the lineup today, so I thought that was very encouraging,” Tingler said. I think everybody’s kind of expecting him to be back in the lineup in the next day or two. AdMichael Pineda was roughed up in his second start for Minnesota, surrendering five runs on nine hits in five innings. Ian Anderson went six innings in his fourth start, allowing four runs on eight hits and a walk.
Bregman, Alvarez go back-to-back to help Verlander earn 19th win
Alex Bregman hits a home run in the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park on September 17, 2019 in Houston, Texas. HOUSTON - Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Verlander (19-6) added to his case for the AL Cy Young Award by striking out eight and scattering four singles over six scoreless innings. The Rangers haven't scored more than three runs in one of his starts since his last win on Aug. 2. Astros: RHP Gerrit Cole (17-5, 2.62), who leads the majors with 292 strikeouts, is scheduled to start for Houston on Wednesday.
Brantley hits 2 HRs, Astros top Rangers 5-3 for 5th straight
Michael Brantley #23 of the Houston Astros hits a two run home run in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park on July 21, 2019. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)HOUSTON - Michael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory. Nomar Mazara hit a solo homer in the sixth off Josh James, and Logan Forsythe had a solo homer in the ninth. Lance Lynn (12-6) matched a career high with 12 strikeouts in seven innings. Cole struck out 11 and allowed one run in seven innings last time out Wednesday against the Angels.