Brayan Hernandez, one of the top young prospects on this year's international market, has officially signed with the Mariners after taking batting practice with the club last week at Safeco Field, the team announced Monday.
Jason Lane allowed just one run over six-plus innings of his starting debut, but the Padres were silenced in a 2-0 loss to the Braves on Monday at Turner Field.
Mets starter Dillon Gee has struggled to find his early-season form since being activated from the 15-day disabled list on July 9. Gee will head back to the mound on Tuesday against the Phillies, who counter with left-hander Cole Hamels.
After two errors and some other loose defense helped the Pirates to a four-run first inning at AT&T Park on Monday, Vance Worley protected the instant lead with a masterful complete-game four-hitter to upend the Giants, 5-0.
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw 20 pitches on Monday night and 15 of them were fastballs. None of Chapman's fastballs were clocked at less than 101 mph and the average speed of those pitches was 102 mph. Chapman hit 104 mph on a pitch to Paul Goldschmidt and hit 103 mph five times in the inning.