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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

For the first time this series, Orioles fans are on their feet after Steve Pearce lines a laser homer to left off Jays starter J.A. Happ to tie the game at 1-1. The bomb was Pearce's 5th in 28 career AB's against Happ.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets are getting by without their primary pitchers. Robert Gsellman limited the Phillies to one run through six innings before things unraveled on Sunday. Rafael Montero then tossed five scoreless innings against the Marlins in the series opener on Monday. And now Seth Lugo keeps wriggling free of minefields. After allowing a two-run homer to Christian Yelich in the first, Lugo has tossed three straight scoreless innings. He has stranded runners in scoring position in each of his last two frames.

Katie Strang 

Incident that led to the arrest and assault charge of Tigers pitcher Warwick Saupold began when Saupold and two minor-league Pittsburgh Pirates players were informed of last call at local Toledo bar and "became disgruntled," according to a police report obtained by Argument began between players and a bartender and patron, which later escalated outside the establishment. Two police officers on the scene witnessed Saupold punch patron in the face, after which he was arrested. Two other players were also arrested after taunting officers and attempting to interfere with arrest. Patron later charged as well.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked on the NESN pregame show about the reports he received from his scouts at Tim Tebow's workout today, Red Sox president of baseball ops Dave Dombowski said this: "I don't think we'll be rushing out to make a signing."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers president Andrew Friedman said Yasiel Puig has been a good teammate at AAA OKC, but the team has not decided if he will be back when rosters expand Thursday.

Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

It took nearly a month, but the Yankees finally completed the trade that sent Ivan Nova to the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 1. In return, the Yankees get OF Tito Polo and LHP Stephen Tarpley, both of whom played for the Pirates single-A affiliate in Bradenton. Nova is 4-0 with a 2.87 ERA in five starts for the Pirates.

Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Girardi pinch-hit for both Aaron Judge and Tyler Austin in the late stages of Monday's 8-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals but both rookies are back in the lineup tonight against RHP Edinson Volquez. Mark Teixeira, who hit for Austin in the eighth inning, is sitting out with neck soreness, a problem that has plagued him this season.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

There is a scenario where Clayton Kershaw's next outing could be four innings in a major league game. Club sounds like it is leaning toward a minor league game, though.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Stubhub has pulled Vin Scully retirement game (9/24) off site. Told Dodgers will be announcing a promotional item that will affect price.

Katie Strang 

The Tigers are aware of the Warwick Saupold arrest and have already imposed disciplinary actions. Saupold has retained a lawyer, though it is not clear if this incident will present any immigration or visa issues for the Perth, Australia native. "We're aware of the situation. We're going to let the legal justice system takes its course. And really, no further comments about that," Tigers Vice President of Player Development Dave Littlefield told when reached by phone Tuesday evening.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discussed Kolten Wong's evolving role. Wong entered the season as the Cardinals' everyday second baseman, struggled, was demoted, returned and changed positions twice before being relegated to the bench. After a good day Monday, Wong was back in Tuesday's starting lineup.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw threw two innings in a simulated game today. Manager Dave Roberts said he came out if it OK.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

For full Tebow coverage and break-down on how industry evaluated him tune to Baseball Tonight on ESPN2 at 10pm et

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

A's, Cubs, Nats and Mariners did not assign scouts to attend Tebow work-out. However, a scout from Nats and Mariners were present.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's Cubs manager Joe Maddon explaining his rationale for flipping Jason Hammel and Mike Montgomery in his upcoming rotation.