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3:48 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier is “shocked to see what has transpired” and finds the reaction “just hard to believe” to his scooping up a scouting card that fell out of Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk’s wristband. Kiermaier reiterated before Wednesday’s series finale that he
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10:06 PM ET ESPN News Services SAN DIEGO — Padres All-Stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. stood next to each other and said it’s all good between them after their weekend shouting match in the dugout during a season that has been spiraling out of control. Machado shouted and cursed at Tatis during the
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1:38 PM ET DETROIT — The Chicago White Sox are hopeful lefty Carlos Rodon will be ready for the postseason despite experiencing soreness in his pitching arm during and after Monday’s outing against the Detroit Tigers. Rodon, 28, threw only 69 pitches in three innings before leaving the game, which the White Sox lost 4-3.
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5:33 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Anthony Gose is ready to make a new kind of pitch to play in the majors. Formerly a fast outfielder in the big leagues, Gose was called up from the minors by the Cleveland Indians on Monday, this time as a hard-throwing lefty reliever. “His story is something
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7:08 PM ET ESPN News Services CLEVELAND — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run Monday, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for homers by a catcher in a season, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2. Perez, 31, hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, topping Bench’s total from 1970 for the
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4:47 PM ET Associated Press CINCINNATI — Clayton Kershaw pitched five sharp innings for his first win since June 27, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each hit two-run homers and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sliding Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Sunday. Will Smith also homered as the Dodgers won for the eighth time in
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9:52 PM ET ESPN News Services Just days after Los Angeles manager Joe Maddon indicated Shohei Ohtani might not pitch again this season because of a sore right arm, the Angels‘ two-way sensation not only took the mound Sunday but matched a season high with 10 strikeouts in a 3-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics.
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2:14 PM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — Right-hander Kohei Arihara was designated for assignment Sunday by the Texas Rangers, who signed the Japanese pitcher to a two-year contract last winter. The move with Arihara before the series finale against the Chicago White Sox cleared a spot on the 40-man roster for the Rangers to reinstate right-hander
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11:05 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Manny Pina homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Brewers won for the seventh time in nine games to ensure themselves at least a
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12:35 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays placed center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the COVID-19-related IL due to general illness symptoms, and purchased the contract of right-hander Joey Krehbiel from Triple-A Durham before Saturday’s game against Detroit. Kiermaier was pinch hit for during the sixth inning of
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11:18 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after his sore arm apparently felt much better in a bullpen session. Ohtani threw about 30 pitches Friday, and the Angels decided their two-way superstar isn’t done yet on the mound as they finish out another
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6:24 PM ET ESPN News Services KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Royals slugger Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th in a 7-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Thursday. Perez hit a two-run homer in the first inning, matching Bench’s total from 1970
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