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Here’s a look at what’s happening around the Major on Tuesday:


and one for repeat

Reid Detmers has a chance to match Johnny Vander Meer’s consistent no-hitters feat when he starts for the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers.

The 22-year-old left-hander made his 11th major league debut on May 10 in a 12-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

“Since that day, I’ve treated it like the next start,” Detmers said on Monday. “Just trying to shrug it off as much as I can and just go about my business. I’m preparing just like any other start. It’s kind of crazy, but I’d rather take it than anything.” It doesn’t do business for anything. It’s something special. It’s finally starting to sink in.”

Detmers hit two, walked one and threw a career-high 108 pitches.

“I just look for bumps in confidence,” said Angels manager Joe Maddon.

Vander Meir is the only pitcher to throw no-hitters in consecutive major league starts for Cincinnati against the Boston Bees on June 11, 1938, and against the Brooklyn Dodgers in the first night’s game at Ebbetts Field four days later.

Fenway Freight

The Astros could have been without Jake Odorizzi for a while after he fell on his right hand while running to cover first base in the fifth inning on Monday night against the Red Sox and was carried off the Fenway Park arena on a stretcher Was.

Odorizzi, who entered the game with a 15 2/3 innings shutout streak, was seen awkwardly twisting his left leg on the delivery to Kike Hernandez. When he turned to cover first base, he took a step and then stretched down on the grass.

He remained there even after the out was recorded, and Astros staff rushed to look after him. He was unloaded on a stretcher. Odorizzi was 3-2 this season with a 3.13 ERA.

let’s play two

The New York Mets play their fourth doubleheader of the season, hosting the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday after the opening of the four-match series was postponed due to rain. This will be the first meeting of the teams since the bench-clearing scuffle last month in St. Louis.

The Chicago White Sox plays a doubleheader in Kansas City and the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Twinbills with 18 games scheduled on the day.

New York (an NL-best 23–13) split the Giants on April 19 and the Atlanta Braves on May 3 at home, then a Twinbill split in Philadelphia on May 8. This will be the first doubleheader of the season for the Cardinals. (19-15).

Longman Trevor Williams (0-2, 5.73) is expected to replace injured Tyler Magill for the Mets, and right-hander Taijuan Walker (1-0, 3.00 ERA) will also start with the order. be declared. Miles Mikolas (3-1, 1.49 ERA) and left Steven Matz (3-3, 6.40) starts for St.

wild side

23-year-old right-hander Joan Aidan has made a wild start for the Washington Nationals. After making his major debut in the league last October 3, Aidan entered the Miami Marlins early Tuesday, tied for a major league lead in a loss with a 7.03 ERA to lead 1-6. His 23 walks lead to the major leagues. His 7.03 ERA would be the highest in the major leagues, but he entered Tuesday with 32 innings, five innings shy of qualifying.


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