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Ill Price exits 15 pitches into start for Red Sox

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10:46 PM ET Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price exited Saturday night’s start at Houston in the first inning with flu-like symptoms, the team said. Price threw just 15 pitches. He retired the first two batters before giving up a single, after which manager Alex Cora came to the mound for a discussion, and Price […]

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Yaz’s grandson makes MLB debut with Giants

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Yastrzemski helps young fans pronounce his name (0:15) San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski teaches young fans how to pronounce his name while signing autographs. (0:15) 10:52 PM ET ESPN News Services After more than six years in the minor leagues, Mike Yastrzemski — the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski — made his […]

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Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list

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Springer exits in the 8th with injury (0:47) George Springer puts on the jets in an attempt to catch a foul ball but he slides awkwardly and would leave the game in the Astros’ win over the Red Sox. (0:47) 6:00 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on […]

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Angels place struggling Harvey (back) on IL

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9:47 PM ET ESPN News Services After struggling through his shortest outing of the season, Angels right-hander Matt Harvey was placed on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain. Harvey gave up eight runs on seven hits, including four home runs, in just 2⅔ innings against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. The 30-year-old […]

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Padres vs. Blue Jays – Game Recap – May 25, 2019 – ESPN

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Padres pummel franchise-record seven HRs in blowout win (1:49) The Padres take batting practice at Rogers Centre by parking seven long balls, including multihomer games from Hunter Renfroe and Wil Myers. (1:49) 7:04 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven […]

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A’s designate reliever Rodney for assignment

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1:22 PM ET The Oakland Athletics have designated relief pitcher Fernando Rodney for assignment, the team announced Saturday. Rodney, 42, has seen his ERA balloon to a career-worst 9.42 this season. He had returned to Oakland for 2019 after the A’s exercised a $5.25 million club option. Rodney has pitched for 10 teams in a […]

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Christian Yelich and reimagining the ‘five-tool player’ in 2019

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May 23, 2019 Sam MillerESPN.com Close ESPN baseball columnist/feature writerFormer editor-in-chief of Baseball ProspectusCo-author of “The Only Rule Is It Has To Work” Six years ago, when Christian Yelich was just a prospect looking forward to a long career as a Miami Marlin, an interviewer asked him a question: MiLB.com: Do you consider yourself a […]

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Nats GM: Martinez safe with ‘a lot of season left’

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Martinez kicks dirt, throws cap after ejection (0:34) Howie Kendrick is ejected for arguing a strikeout, then Dave Martinez gets tossed and proceeds to kick dirt and throw his cap. (0:34) 6:44 PM ET WASHINGTON — Davey Martinez’s job is safe for now. “We’re not making any decisions with a third of the season gone,” […]

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Brewers’ Yelich returns after 2-game absence

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7:31 PM ET Christian Yelich is back in the lineup for the Milwaukee Brewers, batting second and playing right field in the team’s series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. Yelich had missed the Brewers’ last two games with back spasms. He leads the major leagues with 19 home runs and is batting […]