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12:16 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will have surgery Thursday to remove a cyst in his left wrist that ended his season early. The 2012 Cy Young winner is expected to be ready for the start of spring training. Price, who went 7-5 with a 4.28
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8:46 PM ET CHICAGO — The Cubs are seeing their season slip away in heartbreaking and dramatic fashion as they lost their fourth consecutive one-run game at Wrigley Field on Saturday, after closer Craig Kimbrel gave up ninth-inning home runs on back-to-back pitches. Kimbrel, 31, entered the game against the St. Louis Cardinals holding onto
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1:58 PM ET The San Diego Padres have fired manager Andy Green, general manager A.J. Preller announced Saturday. “I want to thank Andy for his tireless work and dedication to the Padres over the last four seasons,” Preller said in a statement. “This was an incredibly difficult decision, but one we felt was necessary at
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9:00 AM ET 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” A year ago, the Oakland A’s had one of the best offenses in baseball. But, in a strange quirk, they were easily the league’s worst against high-velocity fastballs: a league-low .191 batting
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12:57 AM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs wasted no time trading blows in the first game of their crucial four-game series. Then, the Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter delivered a haymaker that put the rival Cubs on the ropes. Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the
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1:49 PM ET New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, it was announced Thursday. It is unclear as to what led German, who is 18-4 with a 4.03 ERA and 153 strikeouts for the AL East-leading Yankees this season, to being placed on
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1:10 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez admitted to police that he tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and sent her nude photographs and videos of himself committing sexual acts, according to
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11:48 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win, and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The Astros are a win away from their third straight 100-win season and
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12:37 PM ET Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday in Pittsburgh on one count of computer pornography — solicitation of a child. In addition, Vazquez, 28, faces another charge for providing obscene material to minors. The arrest was made by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement with assistance from the Pennsylvania State Police.
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12:19 AM ET ESPN News Services CHICAGO — Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer and made a diving catch in left field, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. Nicholas Castellanos added a two-run double in the eighth inning as Chicago moved a season-high 14
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2:54 PM ET Mike Trout has been trying to get back in the lineup, but that plan will be put on hold because the Los Angeles Angels slugger will have surgery on his foot. The team announced that Trout will have a thickening of tissue around the nerves — a Morton’s neuroma — in the
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12:41 PM ET Atlanta Braves utility man Charlie Culberson suffered multiple facial fractures after being hit on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball on Saturday, the team announced Sunday. Culberson has been cleared to travel from Washington to Atlanta, where he will meet Sunday with the team’s doctors to determine the next steps
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12:46 PM ET Toronto Blue Jays reliever Tim Mayza will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. The news comes a day after Mayza dropped to his knees in pain after delivering an awkward pitch that sailed behind New York Yankees batter Didi Gregorius. Mayza clutched his
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