And That Happened: Readers’ Choice Edition


Let’s do this again. Your recaps and box scores from a full Tuesday night of steamy baseball action:


Reds 2, Indians 3 (10 innings)

Cardinals 3, Tigers 6

Braves 4, Yankees 3

Rays 5, Nationals 4

Rockies 2, Phillies 7

Twins 2, Pirates 7

Marlins 5, Red Sox 7

Orioles 0, Mets 5

Royals 2, Astros 0

Cubs 2, White Sox 1

Blue Jays 10, Brewers 9

Giants 5, Angels 12

Dodgers 0, Athletics 3

Rangers 7, Padres 3

Mariners 12, Diamondbacks 9 (10 innings)

Blue Jays sign Danny Espinosa to minors deal

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Free agent middle infielder Danny Espinosa signed a minor-league deal with the Blue Jays, the team announced Saturday. The deal includes an invite to spring training, where Espinosa is scheduled for his first split-squad game against the Orioles this afternoon.

Espinosa, 30, was inked to another minor-league deal with the Yankees in January. The veteran infielder was competing for an infield job until the team picked up second baseman Neil Walker on a one-year, $4 million deal last Monday. Prior to his release, he slashed .160/.276/.320 with one home run through his first 12 games with the Yankees this spring. He didn’t fare much better in the majors last year, either, batting a cumulative .173/.245/.278 with six home runs and a .523 OPS in 295 PA for the Mariners and Rays.

Blue Jays starting shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is still dealing with a bone spur in his heel and has officially been ruled out for Opening Day, which could clear a path for Espinosa to claim a starting role in Toronto. Of course, he won’t be the only candidate under consideration — Yangervis Solarte and Aledmys Diaz are still in the mix as well, though no final decision appears to be made just yet.