With the Red Sox's win Monday, the team improved to 5-0 when rookie catcher Christian Vazquez is behind the plate. Vazquez is the first Red Sox catcher to win each of his first five starts behind the plate, and the first player in the Major Leagues in 31 years, since the Brewers' Bill Schroeder won his first six in 1983.
The Royals challenged an out call at first on Jarrod Dyson in the fifth inning on Tuesday night and that play was ruled to stand, while the White Sox successfully challenged an out call at second base involving Alexei Ramirez and that call was overturned.
The MLB Players Alumni Association announced utility player Don Kelly as the Tigers' 2014 Heart and Hustle Award winner on Tuesday. The honor, given out to a member of each team, rewards players who show passion for baseball and who the association believes best displays the values, spirit and tradition of baseball.
Second baseman Brian Dozier was named the Twins' 2014 Heart and Hustle Award winner, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Tuesday.