Homer-happy Diamondbacks double up Phillies
Arizona catcher Alex Avila had a homer, two singles and two RBIs, and Jarrod Dyson and Daniel Descalso also homered in the Diamondbacks' 8-4 victory over the host Philadelphia Phillies on a rainy Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park.
Brewers rip Royals for 7th straight win
Travis Shaw hit a three-run homer, and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers posted their seventh consecutive victory by dispatching the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Redick, Sixers close out Heat
JJ Redick scored 27 points to lift the Philadelphia 76ers past the visiting Miami Heat 104-91 to clinch the teams' first-round playoff series in five games Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
Gennett's second homer of game lifts Reds over Braves
Second baseman Scooter Gennett, who hit 27 home runs for the Reds in 2017 but had not hit one this season, hit two on Tuesday, including a walkoff two-run shot in the 12th inning to give host Cincinnati a 9-7 win over the Atlanta Braves.
MLB roundup: Cubs dominate Indians
Kyle Schwarber hit two solo home runs, Ian Happ homered and had three hits and Tyler Chatwood allowed a run and scattered four hits in six-plus innings as the Chicago Cubs rolled past the host Cleveland Indians 10-3 on Tuesday in the teams' first meeting in Cleveland since the epic 2016 World Series.
Orioles-Rays postponed, moved to May 12
Tuesday's scheduled game between the host Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays was postponed due to inclement weather.
Gregorius, Sanchez power Yankees past Twins
Didi Gregorius continued his torrid start with a two-run homer among three hits, and he drove in three runs as the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
More than 200 seek early entry to NBA draft
The NBA draft consists of 60 picks, yet Tuesday, the league released a list of 236 players who applied for early entry.
Granderson's walk-off homer sinks Red Sox in 10th
Curtis Granderson homered with one out in the 10th inning, his third hit and third RBI of the game, and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Horford, Celtics hold off Bucks for 3-2 edge
Al Horford scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the host Boston Celtics take a 3-2 series lead with a 92-87 win against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
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