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CHICAGO — The New York Yankees‘ biggest reinforcements are almost back. Injured sluggers Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are beginning the last phase of their respective rehab assignments this weekend, the team announced Friday. Both outfielders will be reporting to the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and are expected in the lineup Friday night. The Yankees minor-league
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LOS ANGELES — Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein said there’s a path for veteran Ben Zobrist to return to the team before the end of the season. “There’s been a little definition added to how he hopes this thing might go,” Epstein said on Thursday before the Cubs played the Los Angeles Dodgers. “I’ve been
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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed shortstop Corey Seager on the injured list with what an MRI revealed to be between a Grade 1 and a Grade 2 strain of his left hamstring. Seager injured his hamstring while trying to score from second base in Tuesday’s ninth inning. The initial fear from
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HOUSTON — On a night when the Milwaukee Brewers struck out again and again, piling up a season-high 24 K’s against the Houston Astros, one big swing by Mike Moustakas made all those whiffs way easier to swallow. Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times
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DENVER — Despite the bumps and bruises after four players — two on each side — got hit by pitches in the Chicago Cubs‘ 10-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, both teams played it cool afterward. Rockies star Nolan Arenado was the first to get nailed, as veteran Cubs starter Cole Hamels hit
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Boston Red Sox infielder Eduardo Nunez lamented the fact that David Ortiz was shot in their native Dominican Republic, calling the incident an “international shame.” Nunez, who is friends with Ortiz and shares an agent with the former Red Sox star, told ESPN’s Marly Rivera that he spoke with Ortiz on the phone Tuesday, less
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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, finally starting to get hot after spending most of the prior season sidelined by injury, pulled up lame while attempting to score during Tuesday’s ninth inning, suffering what the team fears will be a Grade 2 strain of his left hamstring. Seager won’t know for sure
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Both managers were tossed from the Texas Rangers–Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park Tuesday night. Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi was initially thrown out after grounding out in the fifth inning. After he was thrown out at first, Benintendi appeared to have directed a comment at home plate umpire Angel Hernandez. Benintendi was
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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after he arrived in Boston on Monday night and is in stable condition, his wife, Tiffany, said in a statement sent through the team. “On behalf of me and my family, I want to thank John and Linda Henry, Tom Werner, Sam Kennedy and the
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DENVER — In Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s estimation, his team just can’t get over the hump on the road, where they dropped another one-run affair on Monday. This time, they fell to the Colorado Rockies after starter Yu Darvish blew an early 4-0 lead, which has been a theme for him of late. “It
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The Red Sox sent a plane to the Dominican Republic on Monday to transport David Ortiz to Boston, Ortiz’s media assistant, Leo Lopez, told ESPN’s Enrique Rojas. Doctors have approved Ortiz’s transfer for further treatment once the plane is ready, Dr. Abel Gonzalez told ESPN. “The level of stability that Big Papi is showing at
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CHICAGO — The best anyone had seen of Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber was back in 2016, when he helped his team to a World Series title, playing on one knee after missing almost the entire regular season. That is, until now, as Schwarber has gotten red-hot as the Cubs’ leadoff man in 2019. “That’s
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Frank Lucchesi, who replaced the fired Billy Martin as manager of the Texas Rangers in 1975 and was punched by a player upset over a demotion two years later, has died. He was 92. The Rangers said Lucchesi died Saturday. The San Francisco native lived in the Dallas area. Lucchesi managed in
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Shohei Ohtani gave Yusei Kikuchi a rude welcome on Saturday, hitting a home run and a single off of the Mariners rookie in the first MLB matchup between the Japanese stars. With about 80 members of the Japanese media looking on at Angel Stadium, Ohtani beat out an infield single in the first inning, then
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