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Washington Nationals' Jordan Zimmermann bunts a pop out to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Jose Fernandez remains perfect in Miami, Marlins top Nationals

- Associated Press

Fernandez stayed unbeaten in his home career, Dee Gordon’s standup triple led to him scoring the go-ahead run in his return to the lineup and the Miami Marlins topped the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Tuesday night.

FILE - In this April 4, 2010, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez greets the crowd before throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the opening game of the baseball season between the Red Sox and New York Yankees, in Boston. Martinez was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Pedro Martinez to have number retired by Red Sox on Tuesday

Associated Press

Martinez will become the first pitcher, and eighth player, to have his number hung on the right-field roof deck in Fenway Park when the Red Sox honor him by retiring his No. 45 before Tuesday’s game against the White Sox.

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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton (50) delivers to the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Kang's homer sends Pirates to 8-7 win over Twins

- Associated Press

Jung Ho Kang is enjoying the spotlight in the major leagues and showing the Pittsburgh Pirates just what they hoped when they brought him over from South Korea.

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta throws against the San Francisco Giants during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Wily Peralta returns for Brewers and shuts down Giants

- Associated Press

Wily Peralta hoped his strong rehab starts would carry right over into his big league return, and he delivered quite a performance in his first outing in more than two months. He only had to guard against his Adrenalin being too high.

Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt, left, greets David Peralta as the two score on a single by Chris Owings against the Seattle Mariners in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks past Mariners, 8-4

- Associated Press

Rookie right-hander Zack Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

Baseball Capsules

- Associated Press

Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie's latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Tuesday night.

Plouffe goes on paternity list, Twins recall Polanco

- Associated Press

Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the paternity leave list following Tuesday night's 8-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Minnesota announced it was recalling shortstop Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.