O'FALLON, MO • As a leadoff hitter, Tyler Eckman is a table setter.
PHOENIX (AP) — The San Diego Padres have outrighted catcher Christian Bethancourt to Triple-A El Paso, ending their experiment of trying to use him as a hitter and a pitcher.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Chad Wallach hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, leading the Louisville Bats to a 6-2 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Tuesday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The NFL says it has reinstated Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington on a conditional basis three years after he was suspended for multiple violations of the league's substance abuse policy.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Substitute starter Austin Pruitt combined with four other Tampa Bay relievers on a two-hitter, and the Rays capitalized on Wade Miley's wildness in a 2-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Domenic Mazza pitched a no-hitter, leading the Augusta GreenJackets to a 9-0 victory over the Lexington Legends on Tuesday.
SALEM, Va. (AP) -- Austin Rei doubled and singled, driving in a run and also scoring one as the Salem Red Sox beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 6-2 on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his sprained pitching shoulder and is scheduled to begin light rehabilitation activities in four or five days.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Nelson Molina hit a run-scoring single in the seventh inning, leading the Fort Myers Miracle to a 7-3 win over the Bradenton Marauders on Tuesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Hoy Jun Park hit a solo home run in the first inning, leading the Charleston RiverDogs to a 3-1 win over the West Virginia Power on Tuesday.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Niko Goodrum hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, leading the Rochester Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Gwinnett Braves on Tuesday.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Granden Goetzman hit a three-run triple in the second inning, leading the Durham Bulls to a 4-3 win over the Syracuse Chiefs on Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — There were handshakes, smiles, even an embrace, in the first two head-to-heads between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho in English soccer.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Jordan Kipper allowed just five hits over seven innings, leading the Mobile BayBears over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos in a 3-0 win on Tuesday.
ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) -- Michael O'Neill homered and singled, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple as the Down East Wood Ducks topped the Carolina Mudcats 4-1 on Tuesday.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Kevin Cron singled three times, and Brooks Hall allowed just four hits over six innings as the Jackson Generals beat the Biloxi Shuckers 1-0 on Tuesday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Ronald Acuna drove in five runs, while Alay Lago and Tyler Neslony drove in four and three, respectively, as the Florida Fire Frogs beat the Palm Beach Cardinals 22-2 on Tuesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night even though Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left following a frightening collision…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Carlos Garcia hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Richmond Flying Squirrels topped the Bowie Baysox 2-1 on Tuesday.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Jaylin Davis hit a run-scoring single in the sixth inning, leading the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 2-1 win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday.
TORONTO (AP) — Lou Lamoriello described the Maple Leafs' season as a "step" and nothing more.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Jorge Alfaro hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning, leading the Lehigh Valley IronPigs to an 8-5 win over the Columbus Clippers on Tuesday.
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) -- Juan Yepez doubled and singled, and Oriel L Caicedo allowed just two hits over five innings as the Rome Braves topped the Hickory Crawdads 4-1 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ryan Raburn hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Charlotte Knights to a 2-1 win over the Toledo Mud Hens on Tuesday.
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Michael Murray, Dakota Chalmers and Heath Bowers combined for a shutout as the Beloit Snappers defeated the Clinton LumberKings 3-0 on Tuesday.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- Paxton De La Garza hit a three-run home run and had two hits, and Sam McWilliams tossed five scoreless innings as the Kane County Cougars topped the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-1 on Tuesday.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Mike Gerber doubled twice and singled, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two as the Erie SeaWolves defeated the Altoona Curve 7-2 on Tuesday.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Brian Schales had four hits and two RBI, and Ben Holmes allowed just four hits over five innings as the Jupiter Hammerheads beat the Daytona Tortugas 8-3 on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers called up top prospect Cody Bellinger from Triple-A Oklahoma City to help their injury-laden outfield.