- Left Fielder
- BirthplaceShreveport, LA
Hot-hitting rookie McLain, Steer lead Reds past Cubs 8-5 for 3-game sweep
— Matt McLain had a career-high four hits in his 12th big league game, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the slumping Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Sunday for a three-game series sweep.
Pittsburgh Pirates put Vince Velasquez on 15-day injured list
The Pittsburgh Pirates, continuing to hover around first place in the National League Central, put right-hander Vince Velasquez on the 15-day injured list Sunday, a day after his return from a previous bout with elbow inflammation ended after two innings.
Angels promote prized pitching prospect Ben Joyce
The Angels have promoted right-hander Ben Joyce from Double-A and put lefty Matt Moore on the IL. A 2022 third-round pick, Joyce's fastball hit 105 in college.
Spencer Steer gives Reds some insurance with 2-run HR
Spencer Steer's seventh home run of the season puts the Reds up over the Cubs 7-3.
William Contreras homers as Brewers beat Alex Cobb, Giants 7-5
— William Contreras homered and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers held off the San Francisco Giants for a 7-5 win on Sunday.