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Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1
Shohei Ohtani homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Heaney pitched six scoreless innings and the Angels beat the Blue Jays 7-1 on Friday night.
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Reyes homers twice, Plesac strong as Cleveland beats Detroit
Franmil Reyes homered twice and Zach Plesac pitched seven innings after getting an early lead to give Cleveland a 4-1 win Friday night over Detroit.
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Blue Jays’ Teoscar Hernández on IL after COVID close contact
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed outfielder Teoscar Hernandez on the injured list after he was exposed to someone with a positive coronavirus case outside of the team.
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Ketel Marte (hamstring) placed on 10-day IL by Diamondbacks
Infielder Ketel Marte was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Diamondbacks one day after hurting his right hamstring against the Rockies.
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Mets place Betances on injured list, add Hildenberger to ‘pen
Mets reliever Dellin Betances was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a right shoulder impingement.
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Cardinals’ Paul Goldschmidt out with lower back tightness
Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was not in the starting lineup against Milwaukee on Thursday because of lower back tightness.
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Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins receives 5-year contract extension
Toronto general manager Ross Atkins has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2026 season.
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James Paxton heads to IL as Mariners await MRI results
The Mariners placed left-handed starter James Paxton on the 10-day injured list with a forearm strain in his pitching arm.
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Padres say Fernando Tatis should be able to avoid shoulder surgery
Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. should be able to avoid surgery on his left shoulder, the team said a day after he slightly dislocated it taking a hard swing.
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Roughned Odor traded from Rangers to Yanks
Infielder Rougned Odor was traded from the Rangers to theYankees for minor league outfielders Antonio Cabello and Josh Stowers.
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Braves acquire Orlando Arcia from Brewers for two pitchers
The Atlanta Braves have acquired infielder Orlando Arcia from the Milwaukee Brewers for right-handed pitchers Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel.
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Bogaerts has 4 of Boston’s 16 hits in 11-2 win over Rays
Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Red Sox got on the board on Monday night with 16 hits and their first win of the season, 11-2 over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Castellanos, Moustakas lift Cincinnati to third straight win
Nick Castellanos hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Monday night.
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Mike Scioscia to manage U.S. in Olympic baseball qualifying
Mike Scioscia has the tough task of reaching the Olympic baseball tournament with a U.S. roster likely to include players cut during spring training.
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MLB officially moves All-Star Game to Denver’s Coors Field
Major League Baseball officially announced Tuesday that the All-Star Game will be played at hitter-friendly Coors Field on July 13.
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Contreras, Báez, Bote HRs lift Cubs over Pirates 5-3
Willson Contreras, Javier Baez and David Bote homered during a four-run fourth inning to lift the Cubs over the Brewers 5-3 on Monday night.
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Molina’s early double, Cardinals pitching stops Marlins 4-1
Yadier Molina hit a bases-loaded double during a three-run first inning and the Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Monday night.
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Blue Jays spoil Rangers home opener before largest MLB crowd
Steven Matz struck out nine in his Jays debut and Marcus Semien and Cavan Biggio hit back-to-back homers as Toronto beat the Rangers in their home opener, which saw the largest MLB crowd since COVID.
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Duffy wins, Merrifield drives in 3 as Royals blank Cleveland
Danny Duffy pitched six innings of two-hit ball to beat a longtime nemesis and Whit Merrifield drove in all of Kansas City's runs with a homer and sacrifice fly, leading the Royals over Cleveland.
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Cruz hits two HRs, including slam as Twins rout Tigers; Baddoo adds slam
Nelson Cruz hit a drive just foul down the line in right field, narrowly missing a grand slam to lead the Twins over the Tigers.
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Kemp responsible for decision to move ASG, not MLB
Michael Holley and Michael Smith react to Greg Abbott not throwing the first pitch for Texas after the MLB moved the ASG out of Atlanta while pondering who should ultimately be held accountable for the...
Abbott won’t throw pitch, in rebuff to MLB voting stance
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that he won't throw the ceremonial first pitch as planned at the Texas Rangers' home opener - the latest jab in a fight that's pushing corporate America into the political...
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Reds’ Castellanos suspended 2 games in Hill’s 1st discipline
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Nick Castellanos was suspended for two games and fined Monday for his role in an on-field brawl during the season's opening weekend, the first discipline given by Michael Hill in...
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Nationals, Braves to make up postponed game in doubleheader
The Nationals and Atlanta Braves will make up their game that was postponed Monday because of Washington's coronavirus outbreak as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
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Shohei Ohtani homers, pitches into 5th inning for Angels
Shohei Ohtani both hit the hardest homer and threw the hardest pitch by a starter in the majors this season in an extraordinary two-way performance for the Angels.
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Astros batter A’s 9-2 to complete four-game sweep
Jason Castro homered in his first start back with Houston, and the Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 9-2 on Sunday for a four-game sweep.
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Widener, Diamondbacks beat Padres 3-1 to avoid 4-game sweep
Rookie Taylor Widener flustered San Diego's potent offense for six scoreless innings to win his first big league start and David Peralta hit a two-run triple for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who beat the...
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Sanó, Twins beat Brewers 8-2 to win season-opening series
Miguel Sano and Mitch Garver homered to back up Michael Pineda, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 Sunday to win the season-opening series.
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Trimmer Guerrero helps Jays finish series win over Yanks
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. dropped 42 pounds after an underwhelming 2020.
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Indians beat Tigers 9-3, overcome Baddoo 1st-pitch home run
Jordan Luplow hit a two-run homer to cap a four-run seventh inning, and the Cleveland Indians overcame a home run by Akil Baddoo on the first pitch of his first major league at-bat to beat the Detroit...
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Pirates place 3B Hayes on IL with left wrist strain
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a strained left wrist.
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Silva: Bet on Joe Musgrove's upside with Padres
Drew Silva explains why fantasy managers are smart to bet on the upside of Joe Musgrove now that he is with the Padres.
Urías starts strong, Dodgers beat Rox 4-2 for 3rd win in row
Julio Urias got off to a strong start after a fine finish in last year's World Series, pitching into the eighth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Sunday.
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Zach Davies wins Chicago debut as Cubs beat Pirates 4-3
Zach Davies pitched into the sixth inning in his Chicago Cubs debut, leading his new team to a 4-3 victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
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Castellanos strikes back with his bat, leads Reds over Cards
Nick Castellanos came out swinging with his bat a day after being ejected for inciting a bench-clearing melee.
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Phillies pitchers dominate again, sweep Braves on Bohm hit
A whole lot of stellar pitching and just enough hitting gave the Philadelphia Phillies a good start on their quest to dethrone the three-time NL East champion Atlanta Braves.
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Orioles’ sweep sends Red Sox to 2nd 0-3 start ever in Fenway
The Red Sox fell to their first 0-3 start at Fenway Park since 1948 and their second ever.
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Yanks’ Germán cheered in return, struggles vs Blue Jays
Domingo German was cheered by Yankees fans in his return from a domestic violence suspension but struggled against the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing three runs in three innings on Sunday.
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After COVID outbreak, Nats wait to hear about facing Braves
The Nationals and Atlanta Braves still were waiting as of Sunday afternoon to find out whether Major League Baseball will allow their upcoming series to proceed as scheduled.
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Musgrove dominates Diamondbacks for 7-0 win in Padres debut
Joe Musgrove popped up out of the dugout on the first base side of Petco Park, paused at the foul line, doffed his cap and reflected for a moment before continuing out to the mound.
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Upton, Angels get lucky bounce, top hot Mercedes, White Sox
Justin Upton's tiebreaking homer capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels, helped by a flyball that bounced off the head of Chicago center fielder Luis Robert, beat hot-...
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McKinstry hits inside-the-park homer, Dodgers beat Rox 6-5
Zach McKinstry was robbed of a homer over the fence. So he settled for the inside-the-park variety instead.
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Reds scrap with Cards at plate, tangle in outfield, win 9-6
Nick Castellanos stood over, flexed and jawed at St. Louis pitcher Jake Woodford after scoring, setting off a series of scuffles that included relievers shoving in the outfield as the Cincinnati Reds beat...
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Taylor again stars at plate, Royals beat Rangers 11-4
Michael A. Taylor homered and drove in three runs for the second straight game, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 11-4 Saturday.
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Marlins rally for 1st win of season, beat Rays 12-7
The Miami Marlins beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the first time in three years with a 12-7 victory on Saturday night.
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White Sox’s Mercedes first player in modern era to start season 8 for 8
Yermin Mercedes has yet to make an out this season.
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Berríos, Burnes duel no-hit bids; Buxton HR lifts Twins over Brewers
Jose Berrios didn't argue when Twins manager Rocco Baldelli yanked him from a no-hitter, and for good reason.
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Arrieta makes triumphant return as Cubs beat Pirates 5-1
Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings in a triumphant return to the Cubs, Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward homered, and Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday afternoon.
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Sánchez homers again, Kluber debuts, Yanks beat Jays 5-3
Cory Kluber kept hitters mostly to humdrum contact off the bat - fitting for the monotone man they call Klubot.
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Twins place Josh Donaldson on IL with strained hamstring
The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Josh Donaldson on the 10-day injured list with a mild right hamstring strain.
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