Assistant Sports Editor
Justin Verlander is starting to get hot.
The Arizona Diamondbacks try to put the brakes on a four- game losing streak on Tuesday when they play the middle test of a three-game series with the Miami Marlins at Chase Field.
Matt Cain tries to follow up his best start of the season on Tuesday when the San Francisco Giants aim to slow down the red-hot San Diego Padres in the middle test of a three-game set at AT&T Park.
The future is now for the New York Mets, as their top two pitching prospects will be on display Tuesday in a day/night doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.
The Toronto Blue Jays aim for their seventh straight victory when they resume a three-game interleague series with the Colorado Rockies.
A pair of old rivals square off Tuesday, as the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to the Houston Astros to kick off a three-game series.
Mat Latos tries to stay unbeaten on Tuesday when the Cincinnati Reds continue a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park.
The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Evan Gattis on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained oblique muscle.
The Chicago White Sox will continue their 10-game road trip Tuesday with the first of three straight games against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
The Washington Nationals will try to bounce back from their recent loss Tuesday in the continuation of a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
The Boston Red Sox are back home and look to get on track when they open a three-game series versus the Tampa Bay Rays with a doubleheader at Fenway Park.
Don Mattingly returns to the Bronx on Tuesday, as his new team, the Los Angeles Dodgers begins a quick two-game interleague series against the New York Yankees.
The five National League West Division teams are separated by just seven games, making it perhaps the best of the six division races from top to bottom.
By the time the smoke cleared, it was tough to tell which part of the beating was more lopsided.
Losing streaks don't go away easily, and the Texas Rangers are well aware of that.