- Associated Press - Saturday, June 20, 2015

A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today:



It is Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium, with Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Wade Boggs, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Reggie Jackson and Joe Torre among those expected to be on hand. Former co-captain Willie Randolph will be honored with a plaque in Monument Park before New York plays the Detroit Tigers - one night after Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th hit.


Coming off one of the best pitching performances in Nationals history, Max Scherzer (7-5, 1.93 ERA) takes on the resurgent Pittsburgh Pirates. Last Sunday in Milwaukee, Scherzer had a perfect game through six innings before Carlos Gomez ruined it with a bloop single. Scherzer finished with a one-hit shutout and 16 strikeouts.


Anthony DeSclafani gets to face the team that traded him away. Miami sent him to Cincinnati as part of a three-player deal for Mat Latos in December. DeSclafani (5-4) starts the second game of their series at Great American Ball Park. Latos won’t pitch in the series.


Nick Martinez (5-2, 2.76 ERA) looks to shake off his recent slump for the Texas Rangers, while Chicago White Sox lefty Carlos Rodon (2-1, 3.86) tries to rebound from his first major league loss. Martinez is 1-2 with a 4.63 ERA in his past four starts. Rodon got roughed up in an 11-0 loss at Pittsburgh on Monday. Chicago has lost eight straight.


Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard seeks his first road win when he pitches against the Atlanta Braves. Syndergaard, who is 2-4 with a 3.76 ERA, is 0-3 with a 6.46 ERA in three road starts and has allowed a .328 batting average away from home.

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