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The Chicago Cubs placed infielder Matt Duffy on the COVID-19-related injured list, the team announced Tuesday. Also, pitcher Kyle Hendricks was scratched from Tuesday’s start vs. Milwaukee “out of an abundance of caution” after the right-hander wasn’t feeling well, the team said. Duffy joins relievers Brandon Workman, Jason Adam and Dan Winkler on the list
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DAVID RAYMOND’S PILGRIMAGE to the happiest pantheon in sports always begins rather drearily. After a flight from Philadelphia to Chicago’s Midway Airport, he takes a 40-minute drive in a rental car southeast, down the construction-plagued Skyway toll road, across a bridge that spans one of the nation’s most polluted waterways (the Calumet River), through the
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Texas Rangers right-hander Jonathan Hernandez had ligament reconstruction surgery on his right elbow Monday, just less than two weeks after fellow reliever José Leclerc had the same procedure. Their bullpen will also be without hard-throwing Matt Bush until at least July. Rangers president of baseball operations Jon Daniels said the Tommy
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Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer has been placed on the 10-day injured list after exiting Saturday’s start against the New York Yankees early with right lateral forearm tightness. The Rays are hopeful he will miss only one start, with manager Kevin Cash telling reporters, “we’re looking at it optimistically that maybe it’s just some
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Trey Mancini was given a standing ovation when introduced at Camden Yards on Thursday and again before his first home at-bat following treatment for colon cancer. The 29-year-old was diagnosed during spring training last year and missed the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. The visiting Boston Red Sox players applauded during the ovation, and Mancini tipped his
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Oakland Athletics right-handed reliever Trevor Rosenthal underwent surgery on Thursday after he was diagnosed with severe neurovascular compression. The procedure, involving the removal of Rosenhal’s first rib, a pec minor release and scalene release, was performed by Dr. Gregory Pearl in Dallas, Texas. Rosenthal will remain in Dallas until Sunday and return to see Dr.
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DENVER — Infielder Ketel Marte was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, a day after hurting his right hamstring against the Colorado Rockies. Arizona recalled Andrew Young, who had been with its taxi squad, ahead of Thursday’s game at Coors Field. Marte was injured in the sixth inning of
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