''He said, 'Good luck. Sincerely, Ozzie.' And couple more phrases,'' said [Cubs manager Lou] Piniella [of a note left by Ozzie Guillen]. ''It wasn't twitted, and I'm appreciative of that.''
Mariners pitcher Cliff Lee had a pain-free catch for a second day in a row.
Giants ace Tim Lincecum threw seven scoreless innings in tonight's win over the Astros.
Albert Callaspo might start at third base for the Royals on Wednesday.
In his first at bat of the season, Mets third baseman David Wright homered.
And Pittsburgh's Garrett Jones homered twice.
Meanwhile, Braves rookie phenom Jason Heyward crushed a home run in his first-ever at bat in the big leagues.
Blue Jays closer Jason Frasor said of his blown save today: “Unfortunately, I have 48 hours to think about it. I’m six years older than I was when I first started blowing games, so it’s a little easier.”
The Red Sox will give Josh Beckett $68 million over four years.
Meanwhile the Pirates have the lowest payroll ($35.4 million) in baseball in 2010.
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