Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer
The Cardinals have activated Brayan Pena and designated Eric Fryer for assignment. They are hopeful the move will get Yadier Molina more rest. Pena was signed to a two-year, $5 million contract to be Molina's backup, but has been out all season after left knee surgery.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
In a move that corresponds to Eduardo Rodriguez's demotion after Monday night's game, the Red Sox have called up reliever Pat Light from Triple-A Pawtucket. So, the Sox will defer a decision on replacing Rodriguez in the rotation. With a day off Thursday, they could buy themselves a few extra days to figure it out.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Before last night's rain-delayed game, the Yankees had won 160 consecutive games when leading after 8 innings. They are now 160-1 in such games, dating back to June 1, 2014. The Rangers beat the Yankees 9-6 in a game that was delayed for 3 hours and 35 minutes. The Yankees had a 6-5 lead going into the 9th inning before play was stopped after Aroldis Chapman walked Robinson Chirinos and had a 3-1 count on Shin-Soo Choo. Rangers scored 4 runs after the game resumed at 2:15 am.
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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
Still trying to digest this amazing fact: No player had ever had 3 HR & 2 doubles in one game before Kris Bryant did it last night!