Lloyd McClendon has watched his Mariners struggle offensively after getting off a hot start on their season-opening road trip. But the skipper says he's taking a longer-term view of his club's offensive abilities and believes it's far too early to think about shaking things up.
Tyson Ross will try to lean on mechanical fixes Wednesday when the Padres conclude their three-game series against the Brewers at Miller Park in what should be a dandy pitchers' duel.
The breaks finally fell the Phillies' way on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, as a two-base error on Carlos Ruiz's fly ball to left field preceded Domonic Brown's game-winning double in the 10th inning, giving Philadelphia its third straight victory.
Outfielder Gregory Polanco, the Pirates' No. 1 prospect and No. 13 overall, continued his torrid start to the season Tuesday by going 3-for-5 as Triple-A Indianapolis defeated Toledo, 11-6.
Another start, another dominant performance for right-hander Ben Lively. The Reds' No. 13 prospect struck out 10 batters in six scoreless innings Tuesday and Class A Advanced Bakersfield defeated Modesto, 4-0.