The Phillies have likely lost setup man Mike Adams for the season after it was discovered he had three tears in his shoulder (see story).
Despite losing Adams, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said the team is most likely to stand pat with the current relievers it's got (see story).
Orioles' Davis rocks 28th homer
Chris Davis powered the Orioles to victory in a 6-3 decision over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday in Baltimore.
Indians pitcher Justin Masterson, having tossed gem after gem entering the game, had something similar working for him against the Orioles.
Despite grooving as he took a three-hitter into the seventh inning, Masterson surrendered Cleveland's lead after two home runs to Davis and Alexi Casilla.
Davis knotted the game at 3-3 with his majors-leading 28th home run of the season (a two-run shot), and Casilla followed up with a three-run bomb.
Chris Tillman took care of business on the hill for Baltimore, giving up three runs on just four hits to tally his fifth straight win (see full recap).
Nats' Gonzalez ends personal losing skid
Nationals southpaw Gio Gonzalez finished last season with a league-leading 21 victories, but coming across wins recently for the hurler hasn't been as easy.
Gonzalez hadn't won a game since May 5, that is, until a solid performance against Diamondbacks on Tuesday led Washington to a 7-5 win.
The starter went 6 1/3 innings, struck out four batters and let up two runs. But he had some help at the plate as Adam LaRoche hit a crucial three-run homer and Jayson Werth chipped in a two-RBI game (see full recap).
Ichiro walks off Yankees
Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki isn't known for his heavy bat at the plate so much as for his knack for getting on base.
But Suzuki, who has never hit more than 13 home runs in a season during his 13-year career, drove a walk-off dinger with two outs in the ninth to help New York beat the Texas Rangers, 4-3.
Suzuki's drive was one of four solo shots for the Yankees, with Travis Hafner, Brett Gardner and Jayson Nix taking Rangers ace Yu Darvish yard.
Yankees relief maestro Mariano Rivera tossed a scoreless ninth inning to pick up the win and contribute to the snapping of Texas' five-game winning streak (see full recap).