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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs won 1-0 over the Pirates on Tuesday, scoring on an unearned run in the second inning. It's the first time they won a game without registering an RBI since July, 2011. The story of the game was Kyle Hendricks who was actually being out pitched by Pirates starter Gerritt Cole early on. But Hendricks locked in after a couple innings and looked like his old self. According to ESPN Stats and Info, the Pirates were 0 for 6 in at bats which ended on a change up. The Cubs have won another series with a chance at a sweep on Wednesday.

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The Astros are 14-6, tied for the best 20-game start in franchise history. They previously started 14-6 in 1979, 1980, 1986 and 2006.

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Dallas Keuchel is the first pitcher in Astros history to begin a season with 5 straight starts of at least 7 innings and 2 or fewer runs.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

You don't have to throw hard if you locate here with sink and movement:

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Since José Altuve's 1st full season in the majors in 2012, the Astros are 343-441 (.438) when he starts and 16-29 (.356) when he does not start. Since 2015, those numbers are: 178-155 (.535) when he starts and 5-5 (.500) when he doesn't start.

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José Altuve ranks tied for 4th in WAR among position players since the start of the 2014 season (19.0). The top 5 position players are Mike Trout 29.7, Josh Donaldson 24.0, Adrián Beltré (19.3), José Altuve (19.0), and Paul Goldschmidt (19.0).

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

What kind of confidence does A.J. Hinch have in Dallas Keuchel? Leading the Indians 4-1 and after serving up a leadoff homer in the ninth to Michael Brantley, he let Keuchel face the tying run with a runner at first and Keuchel responded by striking out Jason Kipnis and getting Brandon Guyer on a diving stop by Carlos Correa. He's 4-0 with a 1.22 ERA.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Hendricks is pitching a gem for the Cubs as he's through 6 innings having given up 4 hits and 2 walks without giving up a run. The outing started shaky, as have his other starts this year, but he locked in just in time to match Gerritt Cole pitch for pitch. The Cubs lead 1-0 in the seventh on an unearned run,

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Bleak night so far for the Mariners as Felix Hernandez pitched two innings against the Tigers, just his third career starting lasting 2 IP or fewer. And then Mitch Haniger, who was tied with Mike Trout for the MLB lead in WAR, left with an oblique injury.

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Mariners OF Mitch Haniger left Tuesday's game with an oblique injury. Haniger entered the day tied with Mike Trout for the MLB lead in WAR among position players (1.9).

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Urias will start for the Dodgers on Thursday, manager Dave Roberts confirms.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Teoscar Hernandez, just called up from the minors, entered as a defensive replacement in the outfield for the Astros and collided with Jose Altuve. Both players left the game, although Hernandez was carted off the field. George Springer, sitting out with a hamstring injury, was pressed into action.

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Clayton Kershaw holds a 1.61 career ERA against the Giants, which is the lowest of any active pitcher against a single opponent. It also ranks among the lowest ERAs vs. single opponents since 1913, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

To make room on the active roster for IF/OF Cody Bellinger, the Dodgers optioned OF Brett Eibner to AAA Oklahoma City. To make room on the 40-man, RHP Joe Gunkel was designated for assignment.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers SS Corey Seager was the top prospect making his debut not that long ago, just like Cody Bellinger is Tuesday. Seager passed on some advice to Bellinger that he received: Go out early and soak it all in.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Cody Bellinger says he missed four phone calls before finally finding out he had been promoted to the Dodgers. The top prospect said that looking out at AT&T Park, its starting to feel real.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers will bat newcomer Cody Bellinger eighth in Tuesday's lineup and he will make his big league debut in left field.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

The last-place Blue Jays are 29th in the majors in runs scored and manager John Gibbons will try just about anything to get his listless offense going. Tuesday night in St. Louis, he is starting catcher Russell Martin at third base. Martin hasn't started a game at third since 2008 when he was with the Los Angeles Dodgers. "He looks great at the plate right now. Our big thing is scoring runs, you know? There's no doubt in my mind he can do it. You look at that lineup, he's probably the best athlete on that field. We'll give it a go. If it works, we may do it again."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell made his major league debut in Pittsburgh a year and 3 days ago. A year and 2 days later he earned his first 4 hit game: "It's crazy how the world works. This was my debut city and it didn't go too well (0 for 5). This time there is some success so there is light."