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2:39 AM ET ESPN News Services PHOENIX — Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants recovered after squandering two late leads, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 Friday night. The teams combined to hit a Chase Field record 12 home runs. The Diamondbacks
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6:11 PM ET WASHINGTON — The return of Max Scherzer will have to wait. The Washington Nationals announced their starting rotation for this weekend, and Scherzer was not a part of it. After throwing a simulated game earlier this week, there was speculation that Scherzer might be activated for his team’s series against the Milwaukee
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1:07 AM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Pete Alonso and Amed Rosario helped the New York Mets pile up huge totals of hits and runs. The Mets needed almost all of them to hold off the homer-happy Atlanta Braves. Alonso drove in six runs with five hits, including a three-run homer that helped lead to
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11:53 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — One reunion got off to a great start, while another was anything but impressive, as new Philadelphia Phillies hitting coach Charlie Manuel saw his lineup score 11 runs on Wednesday — eight of them against former Phillies star Cole Hamels. Hamels got a hero’s welcome back to Philadelphia then promptly
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5:08 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray left in the third inning against the Colorado Rockies with spasms in his lower back. Ray took the mound in the bottom of the third Wednesday before being visited by manager Torey Lovullo. After a brief meeting, Ray slowly walked toward the dugout
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12:33 AM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — All-Star second baseman Jeff McNeil of the New York Mets had to be helped off the field in the ninth inning Tuesday night after he sustained a hamstring injury while trying to beat out a grounder in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves. McNeil says he felt
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5:33 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Brewers star Christian Yelich has returned to the lineup after missing five starts because of a back injury. The 2018 National League MVP was set to bat third and play right field Tuesday night when the Brewers hosted the Minnesota Twins. Yelich leads the NL with a .335
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10:33 PM ET WASHINGTON — The Punisher has punished again. Cincinnati Reds rookie Aristides Aquino went deep against the Washington Nationals on Monday night, making him the first player in MLB history to hit eight home runs in his first 12 career games. Aquino’s latest blast came was a mammoth solo shot against Nats reliever
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4:23 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Indians outfielder Yasiel Puig has dropped the appeal for his three-game suspension for his involvement in a brawl when he was with Cincinnati. Puig will begin serving his ban Monday night when the Indians, who have climbed back into a tie for first in the American League Central,
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2:43 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — As Mets rookie Luis Guillorme stepped in to lead off the eighth inning, teammate J.D. Davis was in the clubhouse, studying video of Washington’s struggling bullpen. He had just queued up tape of Daniel Hudson — a hard-throwing right-hander warming in the bullpen — when he heard
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4:02 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Red Sox left-hander David Price says he’s feeling better, just days after getting a cortisone shot to treat a cyst in his left wrist. “First time I’ve had an injection like that, so it made it sore the first 48 hours,” the 33-year-old said Saturday before Boston’s game
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2:43 AM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Carson Kelly hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th, propelling the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 comeback victory over the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Both benches cleared after the final out when
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4:38 PM ET BALTIMORE — Chris Davis’ frustrations had finally boiled over. “That was really kind of the breaking point,” said Davis of what led to his public disagreement with Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, which was caught on camera during Baltimore’s 14-2 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday. “I think it’s pretty obvious
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3:42 AM ET NAPA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, who unleashed on his RingCentral Coliseum co-tenants, MLB’s Oakland Athletics, in a Thursday afternoon story in The Athletic, clarified his statements to ESPN late Thursday night. “I am not sorry for the things I said,” Davis said in a phone call. “But I am
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4:24 PM ET The New York Mets on Thursday signed reliever Brad Brach to bolster their bullpen after the team has vaulted into the third spot of the wild-card race with a strong second half. Brach had been released by the Chicago Cubs earlier this week. The team optioned reliever Donnie Hart to Triple-A Syracuse
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