The Cubs promoted third baseman Kris Bryant on Friday, and now it’s Addison Russell’s turn, as he’ll join the Cubs on Tuesday and is expected to start at second base against the Pirates.
A bad day got much worse for the Brewers when a club spokesperson delivered word moments after Monday’s 6-1 loss to the Reds that catcher Jonathan Lucroy was bound for the disabled list with a broken left big toe.
Cubs third baseman and MLB.com’s No. 2 overall prospect Kris Bryant hit a two-run double and scored on the same play to open up a 4-1 lead over the Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park.
With eight games on the docket for Monday evening, DraftKings participants may be inclined to stack their hitting lineups with players who are facing a lower-tier starter or those who are playing at hitter-friendly Coors Field.
Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett was sidelined Monday night after receiving five stitches for a laceration on the top of his left hand, suffered during a postgame shower on Sunday. He sliced open the knuckle above his middle finger.
Fueled by a four-run inning and solid pitching from Justin Masterson, the Red Sox ousted the Orioles in a 7-1 Patriots’ Day victory in a rain-shortened game at Fenway Park.
On the same day he tied Joe DiMaggio on baseball’s all-time RBI list, David Ortiz did something else he is well known for: speaking candidly when given a platform.