Bell hit homers in the first, second and eighth just one day after he made the All-Star roster and became a derby participant. It was the 20th three-homer game in franchise history, according to MLB.com, and the first ever by a switch-hitter.✌️#BELLieve pic.twitter.com/WgFtNJGNN9— Pirates (@Pirates) July 2, 2019Bell wasn’t the only one with a hot bat in Pittsburgh. Related News Colin Moran went a perfect 5 for 5 with two RBIs, Adam Frazier was 5 for 6 with a pair of RBIs and five other Pirates each finished with one RBI.Adbert Alzolay had a rough start against Pittsburgh and was ultimately pegged with the loss. He lasted 2 2/3 inning and allowed 10 hits and seven earned runs.The Pirates are five games behind the National League Central-leading Brewers.Chicago falls to one game behind Milwaukee.Studs of the NightChristian Yelich hit his major league-leading 30th home run to help the Brewers rally and beat the Reds, 8-6.#30 for the MVP! #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/iMEC6tJJEb— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 2, 2019Kevin Kiermaier hit a three-run homer to lift Tampa Bay over Baltimore, 6-3. Dud of the NightThe Royals could have used a little more offense to keep up with the Blue Jays, who won 11-4 on Monday. Alex Gordon finished 0 for 4 with two strikeouts for Kansas City. Autopsy set for Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs; Rangers-Angels game to be played Tuesday MLB teams, players mourn death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs HighlightThis is both an offensive highlight and a clip that could end up on the Padres’ blooper reel as the Giants’ Austin Slater hit an RBI triple that bounced around outfielder Franmil Reyes.Hello, Austin Slater. 👊#SFGiants pic.twitter.com/R4ZVXg5ng9— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 2, 2019What’s Next?Yankees (54-28) at Mets (38-47), 7:10 p.m. ET — It’s a showdown in New York. The Yankees return to their home state to face the Mets on Tuesday. They have won 13 of their last 14 games, including a sweep of Boston in the London Series. The Yankees hope to keep winning and will send James Paxton (5-3, 4.34 ERA) to the mound. Meanwhile, the Mets have been struggling, dropping seven of their last eight. They have a lot of ground to gain in the NL East and will hope to turn the tide with Zack Wheeler (6-5, 4.51 ERA) starting. Someone must not have told Josh Bell that Monday wasn’t the Home Run Derby.The Pirates first baseman hit three home runs in the team’s 18-5 win over the Cubs. He finished 4 for 6 with seven RBIs.