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Yesterday's Results

Brewers 4 Twins 5 (15 innings)

Astros 3 Rangers 9

Cardinals 3 Royals 5 (15 innings)

Cubs 4 Red Sox 7

Pirates 9 Indians 5

Reds 3 Mets 1

Standings

Team W L GB Last 10 Streak
Reds 38 27 - 7-3 W6
Pirates 34 31 4.0 6-4 W2
Cardinals 34 33 5.0 5-5 L1
Brewers 30 36 8.5 5-5 L1
Astros 27 39 11.5 3-7 L3
Cubs 22 44 1.5 3-7 L2

News and Notes:

  • After being designated for assignment by the Cubs, Koyie Hill has declined his assignment and has elected to become a free agent.
  • After finishing his rehab assignment at Triple-A Iowa, Geovany Soto is set to be activated by the club on Monday.
  • Reds third baseman Scott Rolen could also be activated as soon as Monday's game against the Indians in Cleveland.
  • Lance McMullers, the right-handed pitcher drafted by the Astros with the 41st pick in the first year player draft earlier this month, has reached an agreement with the club and is on the verge of signing. McMullers draft stock fell due to signability issues.
  • Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was forced to leave Sunday's game in the ninth inning. Details on the injury are vague.

On Tap:

Away Home Time Away Probable Home Probable
Blue Jays Brewers 7:10 Henderson Alvarez (3-6) Randy Wolf (2-5)
Royals Astros 7:05 Jonathan Sanchez (1-2) J.A. Happ (4-7)
Cubs White Sox 7:10 Matt Garza (2-5) Zach Stewart (1-1)
Reds Indians 6:05 Mat Latos (5-2) Derek Lowe (7-5)