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OUT LOUD

"I never looked at the umpires. I never argue pitches or any calls. I was just frustrated, and they throw you out."

— Milwaukee outfielder Carlos Gomez, ejected Monday night after tossing his helmet following a replay reversal of what had been a stolen base. He was caught stealing in the ninth inning of a 4-2 loss at San Francisco.

GAME OF NUMBERS

0

Until this season, bobblehead giveaways in Reds history. Cincinnati will have its first on Sept. 12: Pete Rose.

9

Retired uniform numbers in Red Sox history, after the team honored Pedro Martinez by retiring the Hall of Famer's No. 45.

INJURY WATCH

Mike Trout

OF, L.A. Angels

The 2014 AL MVP was out of the starting lineup on Tuesday at Houston because of an injured left wrist. He was hurt attempting to make a diving catch in the fourth inning against Texas on Sunday but stayed in the game and later hit a grand slam. Manager Mike Scioscia said Trout was having an MRI as a precaution Tuesday.