A lot of interesting action today on the fields:
The Red Sox welcome back knuckleballer Tim Wakefield and he starts the game by giving up three runs against the White Sox in the first inning.
Edit: The Red Sox are unable to get anything going and lose the game 1-5. Gavin Floyd struck out 11 Boston hitters and took the win.
Meanwhile, the Rangers jump to a 3-0 lead against the O's, who get one run back in the bottom of the inning.
Edit: Both teams score another run. This could be a long day in Baltimore. 4-2 Rangers
Edit: With the score 4-3 and two outs, Melvin Mora hits a ball down the line that Esteban German can only knock down. If he makes that play, the Rangers are out of the innings. If he does not knock the ball down, one or two more runs score. Is the glass half full or half empty? 4-4 in Baltimore
Edit: Baltimore scores another run on another RBI single by Melvin Mora and starter Matusz settles down and combines with two relievers to pitch six scoreless innings to preserve the win. A wasted opportunity for the Rangers to gain a game on the Red Sox.
The Twins send Scott Baker to the mound against the Indians. The game is scoreless after one.
Edit: The Twins turn a 0-1 deficit into a 2-1 lead on a Nick Punto double.
Edit: The Twins add two more runs on sacrifice flies in the eigth and ninth inning. With Joe Nathan in the game for the save, it looks like the Twins are over .500 again.
The Tigers, Angels and Rays will play later today.
Edit: The Angels give up a first inning run on a single, a stolen base and another single. With Zach Greinke going tonight, this might already be enough.
In the National league, Matt Cain takes on Yovani Gallardo it what should be a close pitching duel.
Edit: San Francisco is leading 2-1 in the bottom of the 4th.
Edit: The Giants win a close 3-2 contest and keep the pressure on the Rockies.
The Rockies will play the Diamondbacks at 8 p.m.
More tomorrow, it's getting quite late for me.