Betts on DL
Red Sox centerfielder Mookie Betts' running, twisting play on Jose Abreu's drive in Tuesday night's 9-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox landed him in Boston's bullpen - and now on the seven-day disabled list.
TORONTO - Twenty-four Phillies players bided their time in the Rogers Centre visitors clubhouse Tuesday afternoon until it was time to take the field for the 5:20 stretch. All the while, the uniform-filled locker stall for Jonathan Papelbon remained untouched.
Trout sits with injured wrist
Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout was out of the lineup Tuesday against the Houston Astros because of an injured left wrist. Manager Mike Scioscia said he had not received the results of an MRI.
Nomar Mazara. The lefthanded hitting outfielder is the Rangers' second-best prospect, according to Baseball America. He boasts a .799 on-base plus slugging percentage in his first full season in double A.
Astros boot Taylor Swift
The Astros have shaken off Taylor Swift's original tour date at Minute Maid Park in case of a playoff run. The team announced Monday that it moved the date of the singer's show in Houston from Oct. 13 to Sept. 9. Houston wasn't expected to contend, but the Astros got off to a great start and entered Monday just one game back in the American League West and in first place for a wild-card spot.