Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

MLB Wednesday scores, highlights, news, updates: Votto falls short of on-base record

Plus the Angels stay clutch, the Mets make things interesting at third base and more from Wednesday

Three explanations for Tim Beckham's red-hot performance since being traded

No, the former No. 1 overall pick is not really this good, but he's already improved from his Rays days

MLB Tuesday scores, highlights, updates, news: Dodgers hit 50 games over .500

Plus Giancarlo Stanton remains the hottest hitter in baseball. Here is Tuesday's MLB recap

Tigers' Kinsler rips umpire Angel Hernandez after ejection: He 'needs to find another job'

Kinsler told us all exactly how he feels about Hernandez

WATCH: Joey Votto had a very Joey Votto night against the Cubs at Wrigley Field

Votto had a big day at the plate and also had some fun with the fans in attendance

Rockies' Chad Bettis throws seven shutout innings in first start back from cancer

Bettis has missed most of the season while receiving treatment

MLB Monday scores, highlights, updates, news: Yanks win first 2017 Subway Series game

Plus: Giancarlo Stanton set a new Marlins record and everything you need to know about Monday in baseball

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton crushes 43rd HR, sets new Marlins single-season record

Stanton has hit 22 home runs in his last 34 games

Sandoval says he's happy to be back in S.F., but that's taken as a jab at Red Sox

Predictably, this is being taken as a shot at the Red Sox by many New England fans on social media

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton crushes 41st homer of the season into a Marlins Park bar

The bartender gave the ball to a little girl who happened to be nearby

Nationals' Bryce Harper helped off the field after hurting knee slipping on wet base

Harper could not put any weight on his left knee

WATCH: Tim Tebow stays in the game after taking a pitch to the helmet

Tebow appears to have avoided an injury

Rockies sign former NL MVP Ryan Howard to a minor-league contract

The Rockies are the latest team to give the former MVP a look

MLB Trades: Brewers add Mets infielder Neil Walker for the stretch run

The Mets, meanwhile, continue to unload veteran players and their salaries

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.