Games played Tuesday (April 28, 2015)


  • Jew vs. Jew: Boston’s Craig Breslow retired Toronto’s Danny Valencia and Kevin Pillar, but it wasn’t enough to prevent an 11-8 Red Sox win Tuesday. Pillar went 3-for-4 with his 6th double, a walk and a stolen base. Valencia went 1-for-5. Breslow yielded a solo HR to Jose Bautista ***
  • Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun went 1-for-4 with a solo HR, his second round-tripper of 2015, in a 4-2 loss Tuesday to the Reds ***
  • Don Mattingly sat Joc Pederson and other lefties so the Dodgers could face Giants ace Madison Bumgarner with an all-righty lineup Tuesday. Pederson did come in as a pinch-runner, but the Giants prevailed 2-1 ***
  • Oakland’s Ike Davis and Sam Fuld went a combined 0-for-7 in Tuesday’s 6-2 win over the Angels, but Fuld was credited with his 2nd outfield assist ***


  • Oakland prospect Mike Fagan (A) achieved a rare feat Tuesday when he struck out 4 batters in one inning. One of the 4 struck out swinging on a wild pitch and reached first base safely ***
  • Reds prospect Jon Moscot (AAA) raised his record to 3-0 with a 5-inning start Tuesday. His 2.16 ERA in 16.2 innings this season is a fraction of the 5.71 ERA he recorded in 17.1 innings of Triple-A ball last year ***
  • Reds prospect Zack Weiss (A+) pitched 2 scoreless innings Tuesday, yielding 2 hits and striking out 3 ***
  • Cardinals prospect Rob Kaminsky (A+) is 2-0 after a five-inning start Tuesday **
  • Pittsburgh prospect Henry Hirsch (A+) pitched a perfect inning of relief Tuesday, striking out 2 of 3 batters ***
  • Pittsburgh prospect Jeremy Bleich (AA) pitched a scoreless inning Tuesday, giving up one hit while striking out two ***
  • Seattle prospect Scott Dececco (AA) struck out 6 over 4.2 innings of relief on Tuesday ***
  • Milwaukee prospect Ben Guez (AAA) went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and stolen base Tuesday ***
  • Reds farmhand Josh Satin (AAA) and Blue Jays prospect Scott Silverstein (A+) have been placed on the disabled list ***


  • Five Israelis will try out next week in Prague for MLB’s 40-man European Elite Camp ***

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