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Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Overlooked players making strong ASG cases
Each week, the top five vote-getters for the All-Star Game at each position (top 15 in the outfield) are announced, and it's always interesting to see which names are, or are not, getting traction. And of course, it's unavoidable that every year there are guys who aren't even listed on the ballot, but are making strong All-Star cases.

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Jun 20, 2018

VOTE NOW: Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot
Cast your ballots now and help determine the AL and NL All-Star Game starting lineups. Vote up to 5 times in any 24-hour period (max 35 votes) on the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot. Plus, each vote gives you a chance to win a 2019 Freedom Elite Motorhome.

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Jun 20, 2018

MLB.TV's free game promo twice as nice today
Baseball fans who indulge in the MLB.TV Free Game of the Day will be able to double down, as two free games are available for out-of-market viewing today. Fans can watch both the Cardinals and Phillies at 1 p.m. ET and Brewers and Pirates at 7 p.m. ET as part of the promotion.

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Jun 20, 2018

Report: Cubs sign top Draft pick Hoerner
The Cubs have finalized a deal with first-round Draft pick Nico Hoerner, according to a report by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman on Wednesday.

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Jun 20, 2018

Best getting better, Trout on an insane .696 clip
There was no other player the Angels would have rather had up to bat in that situation. Down, 2-1, in the fifth inning, the Angels had loaded the bases with one out against D-backs right-hander Matt Koch, bringing Mike Trout to the plate. Arizona pitching coach Mike Butcher jogged out to the mound to briefly strategize with Koch, but his counsel proved of little use against Trout, who promptly lined a first-pitch fastball to center field for a two-run, go-ahead single that helped lift the Angels to a 5-4 win over the D-backs on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Best getting better, Trout on insane .696 clip
There was no other player the Angels would have rather had up to bat in that situation. Down, 2-1, in the fifth inning, the Angels had loaded the bases with one out against D-backs right-hander Matt Koch, bringing Mike Trout to the plate. Arizona pitching coach Mike Butcher jogged out to the mound to briefly strategize with Koch, but his counsel proved of little use against Trout, who promptly lined a first-pitch fastball to center field for a two-run, go-ahead single that helped lift the Angels to a 5-4 win over the D-backs on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Young exits with hamstring injury, to have MRI
Chris Young was removed from Tuesday's game against the D-backs with a hamstring injury, the Angels announced. Young had been hitting eighth and playing in center field, taking over on a rest day defensively for Mike Trout, who was the DH.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Piscotty, Lowrie deliver big blasts as A's win in 10
Stephen Piscotty's booming blast sent the A's into extras, and Jed Lowrie secured them a win with a go-ahead, two-run shot in the 10th. The 4-2 series-opening win Tuesday night was the A's third in a row, putting them back over .500 at 37-36.

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Jun 20, 2018

Tuesday's top prospect performers
Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.

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Jun 20, 2018

JBJ makes 'unreal' 103.4 mph throw to nab runner
As Jackie Bradley Jr. camped under a 317-foot fly ball to center field, it sure looked like the Twins were going to add an insurance run on what looked like a routine sacrifice fly.

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Jun 20, 2018

Rox hit 3 straight HRs, outlast Mets in slugfest
Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back-to-back homers in a six-run third inning as the Rockies held off the Mets, 10-8, on Tuesday to snap their 8-game losing streak at home. Carlos Gonzalez hit the Rockies' fourth homer of the game as Colorado has scored nine or more runs in three of its last five games. Mets starter Jason Vargas lasted 2 1/3 innings, allowing seven runs.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Giants hold off Marlins in spirited contest
The Giants harnessed their emotion to deliver a solid performance Tuesday night, receiving early home runs from Buster Posey and Gorkys Hernandez that supported determined pitching in a 6-3 victory over the Marlins.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Sanchez lines into 121.1 mph out
The Yankees' Gary Sanchez hit into a 121 mph lineout, one of a series of feats tracked by Statcast on Tuesday night.

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Jun 20, 2018

JV fans 10, but Rays halt Astros' win streak at 12
The Astros dropped their first game since June 5, 2-1, to the Rays on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, ending their extensive winning streak at 12 games, which tied for the longest in franchise history.

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Jun 20, 2018

Injury updates: Strickland, Acuna, AJ Ramos
Here's a roundup of the latest injury news across the Majors.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Injury updates: Strickland, Acuna, Ramos
Here's a roundup of the latest injury news across the Majors.

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Jun 20, 2018

Young exits game with hamstring injury
Chris Young was removed from Tuesday's game against the D-backs with a hamstring injury, the Angels announced. Young had been hitting eighth and playing in center field, taking over on a rest day defensively for Mike Trout, who was the DH.

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Jun 20, 2018

Almora, Bryant rally Cubs in 10th to split DH
Albert Almora Jr. ripped a walk-off single to right field in the 10th inning to give the Cubs a 2-1 win and a split in Tuesday's doubleheader vs. the Dodgers. Kris Bryant led off the 10th with a triple into the right-field corner off Brock Stewart, and the Dodgers intentionally walked Javier Baez to set up the game-winner from Almora.

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Jun 20, 2018

Standouts from Day 1 of Oxford ECP-PDP event
Many of the top high school baseball players from across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia gathered in Oxford, Ala., on Tuesday to display their talents in front of scouts at a joint event put on by East Coast Pro and Prospect Development Pipeline.

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Jun 20, 2018

Trout extends torrid stretch as Halos gain split
There was no other player the Angels would have rather had up to bat in that situation. Down, 2-1, in the fifth inning, the Angels had loaded the bases with one out against D-backs right-hander Matt Koch, bringing Mike Trout to the plate. Arizona pitching coach Mike Butcher jogged out to the mound to briefly strategize with Koch, but his counsel proved of little use against Trout, who promptly lined a first-pitch fastball to center field for a two-run, go-ahead single that helped lift the Angels to a 5-4 win over the D-backs on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Hamels sharp as Rangers roll past Royals
Cole Hamels went 7 strong innings and Delino DeShields' two-run double set an early tone as the Rangers rolled to their fourth straight win and a series victory over the Royals. Hamels struck out seven in picking up his first win since May 22. Jason Hammel gave up two runs in the second and third innings as Kansas City's losing streak reached eight games.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Calhoun clubs first HR since Opening Day
Kole Calhoun's stint on the disabled list is proving fruitful, after all. On Monday, Calhoun said that the right oblique strain that sidelined him from May 31 until Monday gave him an opportunity to tinker with his swing and regroup mentally -- he had been hitting .145/.195/.179 with one homer and a wRC of 3 before hitting the disabled list. At his first day at the plate, he went 2-for-3 with a run.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Herrera arrives in DC, debuts in perfect 8th
Kelvin Herrera answered questions about his Nationals debut via a translator at his locker in the team's clubhouse after Washington's 9-7 win over the Orioles on Tuesday. But when a reporter asked Herrera if the past 24 hours have been crazy, the right-hander was quick to respond himself, in English.

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Jun 20, 2018

Yanks' 118 homers through 70 games a record pace
The Yankees' offense continued to showcase its power against the Mariners on Tuesday, slugging four home runs in a 7-2 victory.

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Jun 20, 2018

Standings won't reveal all at midpoint of season
Each day in the MLB standings, you see a snapshot of a moment in time that vanishes almost immediately. When a game is played, it's not a data point of just one game; you have to keep in mind the game's context. That's why, when I look at the standings, I use a little tool called Simple Ratings System (SRS).

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Herrera arrives in DC, makes perfect debut in 8th
Kelvin Herrera answered questions about his Nationals debut in Spanish at his locker in the team's clubhouse after Washington's 9-7 win over the Orioles on Tuesday. But when a reporter asked Herrera if the past 24 hours have been crazy, the right-hander was quick to respond himself in English.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 20, 2018

Braves face Blue Jays, only on Facebook today
This week, Major League Baseball offers fans another unique viewing experience with the continuation of its digital-only broadcasts. Wednesday's Braves-Blue Jays matchup will stream live in the United States exclusively on Facebook. The finale to the two-game Interleague series at Rogers Centre is one of 25 streaming broadcasts scheduled for 2018 as part of MLB's partnership with Facebook.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

Escobar comes up clutch, lifts Twins over Red Sox
Eduardo Escobar wasn't among the leaders at shortstop in the latest ballot update for the All-Star Game released on Tuesday, but he's continuing to build his case to be a first-time All-Star.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

Mets' Ramos to have season-ending surgery
The Mets announced Tuesday that AJ Ramos will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, ending his season and perhaps his Mets career.

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Jun 19, 2018

Sale fans 11 over 7, but Red Sox fall to Twins
When Chris Sale pitches this season, the Red Sox are a .500 team. This is no fault of Sale's.

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Jun 19, 2018

Cubs split DH on Almora's walk-off hit in 10th
Albert Almora Jr. ripped a walk-off single to right field in the 10th inning to give the Cubs a 2-1 win and a split in Tuesday's doubleheader vs. the Dodgers.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

Snell outduels Verlander, ends Astros' streak
Tampa Bay outlasted Justin Verlander, and Blake Snell came through on the mound as the Rays ended the Astros' 12-game winning streak with a 2-1 win on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

VerHagen likely to DL with broken nose
What was already a rough Tuesday night for the Tigers against the Reds added injury to insult when reliever Drew VerHagen was forced to undergo X-rays on his nose after a throw deflected off his face while he was covering first base in the seventh inning, leading to a nasal contusion.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

JV fans 10, but Astros' win streak stalls at 12
The Astros dropped their first game since June 5, 2-1, to the Rays on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, ending their extensive winning streak at 12 games, which tied for the longest in franchise history.

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Jun 19, 2018

Stanton, Andujar, Hicks, Torres flex their muscles
The Yankees' offense continued to showcase its power against the Mariners on Tuesday, slugging four home runs in a 7-2 victory.

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Jun 19, 2018

Marlins, Giants exchange HBPs; Straily ejected
Marlins right-hander Dan Straily made a quick exit Tuesday night, getting ejected in the second inning after striking Giants catcher Buster Posey with a pitch after warnings were issued.

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Jun 19, 2018

Rox hit back-to-back-to-back homers vs. Mets
Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back-to-back homers in the third

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Jun 19, 2018

Rangers stay hot behind Hamels' strong start
Cole Hamels went 7 strong innings and Delino DeShields' two-run double set an early tone as the Rangers rolled to their fourth straight win and a series victory over the Royals. Hamels struck out sevenin picking up his first win since May 22. Jason Hammel gave up two runs in the second and third innings as Kansas City's losing streak reached eight games.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

German continues to impress for Yankees
The Yankees continue to gauge the market for available starting pitching, believing that they require additional help for a push toward the postseason. After an impressive look at Domingo German's electric arsenal, the Mariners may not agree with that assessment.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

Phils lose Crawford (hand fracture) for 4-6 weeks
The Phillies will be without J.P. Crawford for a lengthy stretch, as the infielder sustained a fractured left hand in Tuesday night's tough 7-6 loss to the Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park. Crawford, who took a 93.8-mph Luke Weaver fastball off his left hand during the fourth inning, is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

Votto's slam, Romano's start power Reds win
This week, Major League Baseball offers fans another unique viewing experience with the continuation of its digital-only broadcasts. Wednesday's Braves-Blue Jays matchup will stream live in the United States exclusively on Facebook. The finale to the two-game Interleague series at Rogers Centre is one of 25 streaming broadcasts scheduled for 2018 as part of MLB's partnership with Facebook.

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Jun 19, 2018

Carpenter leads 2 Cards rallies, wins it with HR
The Cardinals leaned on a timely rally and an abundance of homers for a back-and-forth victory over the Phillies.

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Jun 19, 2018

Peralta shuts down Bucs, Aguilar drives in 3
Prospect Freddy Peralta struck out seven over six shutout *innings, and* the Brewers held on to put the Pirates below .500. Milwaukee got all of its offense on Jesus Aguilar's two-run homer and RBI double off Pittsburgh starter Jameson Taillon. The Pirates scored two runs off the Brewers' vaunted bullpen, but Corey Knebel pitched a scoreless ninth for his seventh save.

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Jun 19, 2018

Clevinger K's 10 to stay hot as Tribe beats Sox
Mike Clevinger (10) recorded double-digit strikeouts vs. the White Sox for the second straight start, leading the Indians to a series win over the South Siders. Clevinger allowed a first-inning run on a Jose Abreu single, but he settled in to shut down Chicago over 7 2/3 innings. Cleveland scored four in the second inning, a frame capped by a two-run single from Francisco Lindor. Outside of the Indians' big inning, Carlos Rodon was solid over 6 1/3 for the White Sox.

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Jun 19, 2018

Clevinger owns White Sox, fans 10 in Tribe win
Mike Clevinger (10) recorded double-digit strikeouts vs. the White Sox for the second straight start, leading the Indians to a series win over the South Siders. Clevinger allowed a first-inning run on a Jose Abreu single, but he settled in to shut down Chicago over 7 2/3 innings. Cleveland scored four in the second inning, a frame capped by a two-run single from Francisco Lindor. Outside of the Indians' big inning, Carlos Rodon was solid over 6 1/3 for the White Sox.

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Jun 19, 2018

Hill sharp in return from DL; Valera optioned
The Dodgers activated Rich Hill off the 10-day disabled list to start the nightcap of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs, recalled right-hander Brock Stewart as the allowed 26th player and optioned infielder Breyvic Valera to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Jun 19, 2018

Camargo slam, bottom of order key Braves win
Johan Camargo hit his first career grand slam in a four-hit night as the Braves got 11 hits and nine RBIs from the bottom four hitters in their lineup to take a convincing win on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays' bats couldn't keep with up with Atlanta's offensive attack as Jaime Garcia struggled again, allowing five earned runs over three-plus innings to take his sixth loss of the season.

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Jun 19, 2018

Nats ride Turner, big innings to win vs. O's
Trea Turner went 4-for-4 with a homer and the Nats scored 4 runs each in the 5th and 7th to outlast the O's in the opener. Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon both had multi-hit, multi-RBI games, and Kelvin Herrera made his Nationals debut with a scoreless 8th. Jace Peterson, Trey Mancini and Joey Rickard all went deep for Baltimore, but Tanner Scott gave up the lead in the 7th.

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Jun 19, 2018

VerHagen has X-rays after throw deflects off face
What was already a rough Tuesday night for the Tigers against the Reds added injury to insult when reliever Drew VerHagen was forced to undergo X-rays on his nose after a throw deflected off his face while he was covering first base in the seventh inning, leading to a nasal contusion.

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Jun 19, 2018

Prado doing 'really well'; Cooper starts rehab
Position-player depth could be on the way for the Marlins around the All-Star break. Third baseman Martin Prado and first base/outfield candidate Garrett Cooper are each progressing from their respective injuries and could be back in the big leagues in less than a month.

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Jun 19, 2018

Matt Chapman gets cortisone shot for injured thumb
A's third baseman Matt Chapman, on the disabled list with a right thumb contusion, could pick up a bat on Thursday -- so long as his cortisone shot cooperates.

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Jun 19, 2018

Nursing sore right foot, Meadows pinch-hits
Austin Meadows, continuing to nurse a sore right foot, was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game on Tuesday. He came in as a pinch-hitter and struck out with a pair of runners in scoring position to end the seventh inning in a 3-1 ballgame against the Brewers at PNC Park.

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Jun 19, 2018

German fans 9 as Yanks swat 4 homers in win
The Yankees continue to gauge the market for available starting pitching, believing that they require additional help for a push toward the postseason. After an impressive look at Domingo German's electric arsenal, the Mariners may not agree with that assessment.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

Braves face Blue Jays, only on Facebook Wed.
This week, Major League Baseball offers fans another unique viewing experience with the continuation of its digital-only broadcasts. Wednesday's Braves-Blue Jays matchup will stream live in the United States exclusively on Facebook. The finale to the two-game Interleague series at Rogers Centre is one of 25 streaming broadcasts scheduled for 2018 as part of MLB's partnership with Facebook.

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Jun 19, 2018

Stanton, Andujar, Hicks, Torres go deep vs. M's
The Yankees' offense continued to showcase its power against the Mariners on Tuesday, slugging three home runs through the first five innings.

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Jun 19, 2018

Strickland out 6-8 weeks after breaking hand
The Giants lost more than the series opener to the Marlins on Monday evening. Closer Hunter Strickland will be sidelined for at least six to eight weeks with a fractured right pinkie finger.

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Jun 19, 2018

Bradley dealing with nagging fingernail issue
D-backs reliever Archie Bradley has thrown few curveballs this year because he has regularly suffered a crack in the nail of his right forefinger.

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Jun 19, 2018

Crawford exits Phillies game after HBP
Phillies infielder J.P. Crawford exited Tuesday night's game against the Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park after taking a 93.8-mph Luke Weaver fastball off his left hand during the fourth inning.

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Jun 19, 2018

First-round pick OF Adams signs with Angels
Jordyn Adams, the Angels' first-round Draft selection this year with the No. 17 pick, officially signed with the club on Tuesday. Adams will start play in the rookie-level Arizona League beginning Wednesday.

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Jun 19, 2018

Lucchesi set for activation; Cordero delayed
Two familiar faces returned to the Padres' clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon. The arrival of Joey Lucchesi was a welcome sight. The arrival of Franchy Cordero -- at least given the circumstances -- was not.

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Jun 19, 2018

Sox optimistic Pedroia will contribute this year
It has been more than two weeks since Dustin Pedroia returned to the disabled list with inflammation in his surgically-repaired left knee, and the Red Sox are still no closer to estimating when he might return to action.

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Jun 19, 2018

Votto swats third career grand slam
Joey Votto launched his third career grand slam off Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd in the third inning on Tuesday, pushing the Reds ahead, 4-0.

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Jun 19, 2018

BREAKING: Strickland punches door, out 6-8 weeks
Hunter Strickland fractured his right hand punching a door after his blown save against the Marlins on Monday.

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Jun 19, 2018

Nationals lose Adams to broken finger
The Nationals placed infielder Matt Adams on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to June 16) with a fractured left index finger and recalled right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez from Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday. Additionally, the Nationals optioned right-handed pitcher Wander Suero to Triple-A Syracuse.

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Jun 19, 2018

Dodgers activate Hill (blister), option Valera
The Dodgers activated Rich Hill off the 10-day disabled list to start the nightcap of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs, recalled right-hander Brock Stewart as the allowed 26th player and optioned infielder Breyvic Valera to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Jun 19, 2018

Stanton stays hot with first-inning home run
Coming off a four-hit night against the Nationals on Monday, Giancarlo Stanton stayed hot at the plate in his first at-bat against the Mariners on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.

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Jun 19, 2018

Culberson crashes into wall to save two runs
It appears Charlie Culberson's dramatics are not simply reserved for the end of games.

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Jun 19, 2018

Mondesi will get starts at SS; Esky in CF?
A day after Royals manager Ned Yost brushed aside questions about when infielder Adalberto Mondesi, presumably a big part of the team's future, may start at shortstop instead of Alcides Escobar, Yost said on Tuesday he now plans to play Mondesi some at shortstop.

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Jun 19, 2018

Josephs thrilled to be together with O's
Caleb Joseph and Corban Joseph envisioned a day when they'd make it to the Majors together. This wasn't one of those scenarios they expected.

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Jun 19, 2018

Acuna closing in on start of rehab assignment
Braves manager Brian Snitker wasn't ready to definitively say when Ronald Acuna Jr. will begin playing in Minor League rehab games. But as Snitker spoke before Tuesday night's game against the Blue Jays, he indicated the young outfielder is almost ready to take another step toward returning to Atlanta's lineup.

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Jun 19, 2018

Brault sings anthem, then heads to Bucs' 'pen
There is a certain way the national anthem should be sung, Steven Brault says. Don't get too fancy. Stay within a range you can handle. Above all else, get the words right. That's the way Brault sang it Tuesday night at PNC Park, then he headed out to the Pirates' bullpen.

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Jun 19, 2018

Pederson continues surge with leadoff HR
It took an extra day to start the series with the Cubs, but it took Joc Pederson only two pitches into Tuesday's 4-3 win in Game 1 of a doubleheader to take Tyler Chatwood deep.

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Jun 19, 2018

Smith working way back to Astros' bullpen
Astros reliever Joe Smith continued his rehab throwing program on Tuesday, playing catch for the second time since hitting the 10-day disabled list on June 10, retroactive to June 7.

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Jun 19, 2018

Jays injury updates: Stroman, Donaldson, Pearce
Right-hander Marcus Stroman has completed his rehab assignment, and the 27-year-old is set to rejoin the Blue Jays' starting rotation later this week.

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Jun 19, 2018

Meadows misses 2nd game with sore right foot
Austin Meadows, continuing to nurse a sore right foot, was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game on Tuesday.

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Jun 19, 2018

Mendez optioned following Rangers rules violation
The Rangers have pulled rookie left-hander Yohander Mendez from Wednesday's start against the Royals and optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock after it was determined he violated team rules. Austin Bibens-Dirkx has been recalled from Round Rock and will start on Wednesday.

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Jun 19, 2018

Herrera arrives in DC, ready to fight for playoffs
Kelvin Herrera has played all eight of his Major League seasons with the Royals, and he became emotional when speaking with the media on his way out of Kansas City on Monday night. So Nationals manager Dave Martinez is focused on making Herrera feel like a part of the Nationals' family after Washington traded for him Monday night in return for three prospects.

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Jun 19, 2018

Phils GM Klentak talks bullpen, Trade Deadline
If the Phillies had a legitimate closer, they swear they would use him as one. But the Phillies have not anointed a closer since Hector Neris lost the job last month, which is why they continue to mix and match their relievers late in games.

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Jun 19, 2018

Struggling lefty reliever Logan DFA'd
The Brewers designated slumping left-hander Boone Logan for assignment on Tuesday to clear a roster spot for rookie right-hander Freddy Peralta's start against the Pirates at PNC Park.

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Jun 19, 2018

MLB Buzz: D-backs, O's chat about Machado
The non-waiver Trade Deadline is July 31, and we're keeping you up to date with the latest trade buzz, news, rumors and more.

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Jun 19, 2018

Williams' nose broken; concussion unlikely
Although Nick Williams does have a broken nose, it is unlikely he has a concussion, according to manager Gabe Kapler. Williams may return as early as Wednesday.

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Jun 19, 2018

Bruce goes on DL with right hip injury
The New York Mets announced on Tuesday that the club has placed outfielder Jay Bruce on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with a sore right hip and recalled right-hander Tim Peterson from Triple-A Las Vegas.

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Jun 19, 2018

Judge remains in position to start in ASG
Gary Sanchez believes that he is in the process of turning around one of the longest slumps of his professional career. Currently involved in the closest race on the American League All-Star ballot, an offensive surge could boost Sanchez's chances of becoming the first Yankees catcher since Jorge Posada to earn back-to-back fan selections to the All-Star Game.

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Jun 19, 2018

Tribe 'pen takes another blow: Marshall hits DL
Prior to Tuesday's game against the White Sox, Cleveland's ever-changing relief corps lost Evan Marshall to the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. To replace Marshall in the bullpen, the Indians purchased the contract of righty Georgoe Kontos from Triple-A Columbus.

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Jun 19, 2018

Dodgers stun Cubs with G1 rally after ejections
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and manager Dave Roberts were ejected by plate umpire Tripp Gibson for arguing at the end of the top of the fifth inning of Tuesday's opener of a split doubleheader with the Cubs.

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Jun 19, 2018

Malone impresses on Day 1 of Tournament of Stars
Before Brennan Malone threw his first pitch in the Tournament of Stars, he was certainly was a prospect of interest. His outing Tuesday morning in the opening game of the week-long event may have moved him into "dude" territory, to use a technical scouting term.

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Jun 19, 2018

Peralta called up to start vs. Bucs; Logan DFA'd
The Brewers designated left-hander Boone Logan for assignment on Tuesday to clear a roster spot for rookie right-hander Freddy Peralta's start against the Pirates at PNC Park. The Brewers signed Logan, 33, for a $2.5 million contract based on his long track record against left-handed hitters, but he struggled against them after missing the start of the season with a lat injury. Over 10 2/3 innings, Logan logged a 5.91 ERA and allowed five of seven inherited runners to score while left-handers went 9-for-22 with five extra-base hits.

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Jun 19, 2018

Nationals lose Adams due to broken finger
The Nationals placed infielder Matt Adams on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to June 16) with a fractured left index finger and recalled right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez from Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday. Additionally, the Nationals optioned right-handed pitcher Wander Suero to Triple-A Syracuse.

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Jun 19, 2018

Baez returns to action after hit by pitch
A day after he was hit on the left elbow by a pitch, Javier Baez said on Monday that he was fine, which was verified when he entered in the seventh inning of Tuesday's opener of a split doubleheader vs. the Dodgers.

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Jun 19, 2018

Holland comes off DL, role in bullpen TBD
His role undefined and the club's concerns over his performance not completely quelled, Greg Holland returned to the Cardinals' bullpen on Tuesday. The club activated the reliever from the disabled list and placed right-hander Matt Bowman on the 10-day DL in a corresponding move.

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Jun 19, 2018

Starting lineups for tonight's games
Check out every lineup every day, as they are made public by the clubs. A lineup is not official until it is handed to the umpire. Additional lineups will be added as they become available.

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Jun 19, 2018

Bullpen takes another blow: Marshall hits DL
Prior to Tuesday's game against the White Sox, Cleveland's ever-changing relief corps lost Evan Marshall to the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. To replace Marshall in the bullpen, the Indians purchased the contract of righty Georgoe Kontos from Triple-A Columbus.

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Jun 19, 2018

Kemp, Roberts tossed for arguing after K
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and manager Dave Roberts were ejected by plate umpire Tripp Gibson for arguing at the end of the top of the fifth inning of Tuesday's opener of a split doubleheader with the Cubs.

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Jun 19, 2018

Mariners ink pair of int'l teen pitching prospects
The Mariners added a pair of southpaws to their system Tuesday as they announced the signing of international pitching prospects Jing-Yu Chang and Blake Townsend.

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Jun 19, 2018

Alvarez designated for assignment by Orioles
The Orioles designated slugger Pedro Alvarez for assignment on Tuesday while also bringing up catcher Caleb Joseph and infielder Steve Wilkerson from Triple-A Norfolk.

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Jun 19, 2018

Kiermaier set to return to Rays tonight
Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is ready to return to the Rays. The two-time Gold Glover, who had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb on April 20, is set to be activated on Tuesday and be available for Tampa Bay's game against the Astros in Houston.

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Jun 19, 2018

Pederson continues power surge with leadoff HR
It took an extra day to start the series with the Cubs, but it took Joc Pederson only two pitches into Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader day game to take Tyler Chatwood deep.

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Jun 19, 2018

Red Sox recall lefty reliever Scott, option Haley
The Red Sox recalled left-handed pitcher Robby Scott from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned right-hander Justin Haley to Pawtucket on Tuesday.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

MLB Buzz: Are Mets 'open for business?'
The non-waiver Trade Deadline is July 31, and we're keeping you up to date with the latest trade buzz, news, rumors and more.

Major League Baseball News
Jun 19, 2018

MLB Buzz: Could the Mets trade 1 of their aces?
The non-waiver Trade Deadline is July 31, and we're keeping you up to date with the latest trade buzz, news, rumors and more.

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