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The New York Mets have signed veteran right-hander Ervin Santana to a minor league deal, the team announced Friday. Santana, who was released by the Chicago White Sox earlier this season after going 0-2 with a 9.45 ERA in three starts, must pass his physical before reporting to the team’s facility in Port St. Lucie,
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Toronto Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio will be called up to the major leagues for the first time Friday, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports Thursday night. Biggio, a second baseman and the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, is hitting .306/.440/.507 with Triple-A Buffalo this season. Toronto selected the younger Biggio in the
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ANAHEIM, Calif. — C.J. Cron said he believed in spring training that the Minnesota Twins were going to have a good offense this season. Their hitting hasn’t just been good, it has been powerful. The Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs and beat the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 on Thursday to complete
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The New York Mets placed starters Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil on the 10-day injured list Thursday. Cano, a second baseman, has a quadriceps strain. McNeil has a left hamstring strain. Cano has struggled in his first season with the Mets and was criticized for not hustling in two games when the Mets were swept
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BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia’s balky and bothersome right knee could soon be sending him to the New York Yankees‘ still-full injured list, the veteran left-hander and his manager said following his latest start Wednesday night. “We have so many injuries, and to kind of pile this on there kind of sucks right now, but this
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BALTIMORE – Gleyber Torres simply owns the Baltimore Orioles. Sure, a lot of hitters around the majors are having their way with the lowly O’s these days, as evidenced by the 105 home runs their pitchers have allowed through 49 games this season. But no other hitter has put together the kind of nightly power-hitting
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The New York Mets have traded disgruntled outfielder Keon Broxton to the Baltimore Orioles for $500,000 in international bonus pool money. The trade comes five days after Broxton was designated for assignment by the Mets. Broxton told reporters last week that he was “surprised” by his lack of playing time with the Mets, who acquired
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley earned his third save of the season in Texas’ 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night, hours after learning that two lumps removed from his throat last week were benign. Kelley, 35, was placed on the injured list on May 9, and the lumps were
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11:00 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Nineteen-year-old pitcher Carter Stewart is in agreement with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the Japanese Pacific League on a six-year contract worth more than $7 million, a groundbreaking deal that could have
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NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in their rivalry, covering more than 2,200 games. Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21
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BALTIMORE — Just as he was turning to leave his locker late Monday night, Luke Voit fielded one final question that he started answering with a smile before the reporter could even get all his words out. The query was about how Voit felt the New York Yankees‘ latest dramatic, come-from-behind win — this one
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton hasn’t really thought much about baseball since knee issues ended his career, though he does miss playing at times. The 2010 American League MVP’s moments on the diamond these days is watching and sometimes coaching his daughters playing softball. “I’ve been making up for lost time with my girls, being
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TAMPA, Fla. — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2-for-4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. “It was good,” Gregorius said. Playing against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers and in front of Yankees owner Hal
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What started off as a tough spring for Tim Tebow with the Mets‘ Triple-A affiliate in Syracuse, New York, took a turn for the better Sunday when he hit his first International League home run. It came in his 105th at-bat of the season, and the former Heisman Trophy winner didn’t exactly receive a hero’s
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9:00 AM ET Eddie Matz Close ESPN Senior Writer Eddie Matz covers the Washington Nationals and the world of Major League Baseball for ESPN.com. He’s been writing for ESPN since 2002, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Jesse Rogers Close ESPN Staff Writer Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers
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SEATTLE — The Minnesota Twins‘ offense has been rolling all season. They had their best game yet Saturday night against the Seattle Mariners. C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as the Twins cruised to an 18-4 victory. Miguel Sano also homered for the Twins,
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PHOENIX — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season. Cueto, who had major elbow surgery last August, was 18-5 in 2016 and selected to the All-Star Game,
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