5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols
The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel Garcia on the injured list because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Yanks star Stanton off to strong start after smashing finish
Trevor Williams went five innings in his fourth start, allowing a run on three hits. Austin Gomber made his fourth start for Colorado, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four in 4 1/3 innings. Dylan Cease made his second start, allowing three hits and three walks in 3 2/3 scoreless innings. Matthew Boyd made his fourth start, allowing one run on four hits and a walk in four innings, striking out five. Tyler Anderson went five innings in his fourth start for Pittsburgh, giving up one run on two hits.
Missions manager Rick Sweet reaches 2,000 career wins
SAN ANTONIO - Missions manager Rick Sweet reached the milestone of 2,000 career wins tonight behind an 10-2 win over the Round Rock Express. Round Rocks offense jumped on the Missions early, collecting two runs in the second inning and six hits over the first two innings. Express first baseman AJ Reed singled home a run and outfielder Taylor Jones also recorded an RBI single in the second inning. The Missions answered in the bottom of the second inning with an RBI single from Jacob Nottingham which scored Cory Spangenberg. Fellow right-hander Jose Urquidy (3-1, 3.35) will get the start for Round Rock tomorrow night.