• Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jonathon Niese delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Pirates can’t hit Arrieta, fall to Cubs 7-1

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle gave Matt Joyce the start in right field against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night, pointing to the outfielder’s impressive numbers against Chicago ace Jake Arrieta earlier in Joyce’s career.

  • Toronto Blue Jays Josh Donaldson, left, grounds out to second as Texas Rangers Roughned Odor throws to first in a double play during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Toronto.  (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Smoak’s 2 HRs lead Blue Jays over Rangers 3-1 in 10 innings

    TORONTO (AP) — Justin Smoak’s first two home runs of the season, a tying drive in the ninth inning and two-run shot in the 10th, led the Toronto Blue Jays over the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Tuesday night.

  • Milwaukee Brewers' Chris Carter (33) is congratulated by Jonathan Lucroy (20) after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Chris Carter goes deep twice, Brewers beat Angels 5-4

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Junior Guerra was going to call his wife back home in Venezuela before checking into his hotel room on Tuesday night.

  • Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard (6) rounds the base with a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    Nola leads Phillies to 1-0 win over Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Howard still gets psyched up to play in St. Louis.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Trayce Thompson (21) high fives on-deck batter A.J. Ellis after his two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore during the second inning of an interleague baseball game Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Thompson homers, drives in 4 to lead Dodgers over Rays 10-5

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Trayce Thompson, Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled out of an offensive funk with a 10-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

    Giants rally for 3-1 win against Reds’ record-bad bullpen

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeff Samardzija went eight innings to win his third straight start — a career first — and the San Francisco Giants rallied for two runs in the eighth inning against the Reds’ historically bad bullpen for a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.

  • Baltimore Orioles' Mark Trumbo (45) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Manny Machado (13) during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Orioles extend Yankees’ skid to 6 games with 4-1 victory

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Trumbo hit two home runs, Chris Tillman scattered five hits over seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles extended the New York Yankees’ losing streak to six games with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night.

  • Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, right, and Jason Kipnis celebrate after both score on a two-RBI-double from Mike Napoli in the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Lindor homers, has 3 hits as Indians stop Tigers 7-3

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor’s big games are becoming a daily occurrence.

  • In this Saturday, April 16, 2016 file photo, Chicago White Sox's John Danks pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. The AL-leading Chicago White Sox plan to cut John Danks on Thursday, May 5, 2016 ending the left-hander’s 10-year run with the team. Danks has never been the same since he had shoulder surgery in 2012.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    White Sox to cut left-hander John Danks after 10 years

    CHICAGO (AP) — Sitting on top of the American League, the Chicago White Sox are going to try a new plan for one of their biggest problems.

  • Miami Marlins starting pitcher Tom Koehler throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Marlins remain worried about Zika risk in Puerto Rico

    MIAMI (AP) — There’s a very good chance the Miami Marlins’ two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday.