Here is an excerpt from this week's episode: Revisiting the Yu Darvish deal ... Kevin Sherrington: "Let's talk about the Yu Darvish trade. ... At the time, I think they got what they could get for him. I don't think it was a bad trade from that standpoint. But was the decision now, looking where the Rangers are at right now, was the decision to trade Darvish a good one or a bad one? Evan Grant: "I still believe it was probably the best decision they could make at the time. They were five-and-a-half games out, in a very deep wild-card race. They weren't playing particularly well. I think initially the thought process was, well, you didn't get Alex Verdugo, who was a center fielder. A center fielder
Tuesday brings us an extra-full slate of 16 MLB games thanks to a doubleheader in Philadelphia. Here is our latest look at the SportsLine projected postseason odds and here is a look at 10 "early season" storylines for the second half. Now, here's everything else you need to know about Tuesday's action. Tuesday's scores Miami Marlins 12, Philadelphia Phillies 8, Game 1 (box score) Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (box score) Oakland Athletics 6, Baltimore Orioles 4 (box score) Arizona Diamondbacks 7, New York Mets 4 (box score) Boston Red Sox 9, Cleveland Indians 1 (box score) Chicago Cubs 13, Cincinnati Reds 9 (box score) New York Yankees 13, Detroit Tigers 4 (box score) Tampa
Joey Gallo is out of the lineup again today for the Texas Rangers, as they look to make it two in a row against the Angels in Anaheim. The lineup: DeShields — CF Choo — DH Elvis — SS Beltre — 3B Mazara — RF Napoli — 1B Odor — 2B Chirinos — C Robinson — LF Tyson Ross goes up against Ricky Nolasco for the Angels.