WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched six sharp innings, Trea Turner had four of Washington's seven steals and the Nationals beat Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday in a showdown of the past two NL Cy Young Award winners.Scherzer (9-5)
The Tampa Bay Rays acquired shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from the Miami Marlins for two minor leaguers on Monday. Outfielder Braxton Lee and right-hander Ethan Clark were included in the deal and sent to Miami, Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill said. Hechavarria has been on the disabled list since May 10 with an oblique injury.
In a Los Angeles Dodgers rotation that includes Clayton Kershaw (11-2), Alex Wood (8-0) and Brandon McCarthy (6-3), Hyun-Jin Ryu can be overlooked. In 2014 and 2015, Ryu was a combined 28-15 and a dependable presence in the rotation. Ryu (3-6, 4.35 ERA) has only two quality starts this year in 12 attempts.