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12:25 AM ET ESPN News Services PHOENIX — Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro apparently can’t go anywhere without his phone. Called up from Triple-A Indianapolis before the game, Castro slid headfirst into third in the fourth inning of the team’s 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night and had his phone fly
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1:27 AM ET ESPN News Services OAKLAND, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run, reaching yet another monumental milestone as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Tuesday night. The two-way Japanese star joined Babe Ruth (1918) as
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5:35 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — The Toronto Blue Jays signed veteran outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to a one-year contract before Tuesday night’s game at Baltimore. The 32-year-old Bradley was released by the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. He is batting .210 with three homers and 29 RBIs in 92 games this season. “Every
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10:51 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale broke his right wrist in a bike accident last week and underwent season-ending surgery Monday, the team announced, ending his year after a myriad of injuries
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1:05 AM ET Marly RiveraESPN Writer Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. SEATTLE — Matt Carpenter‘s dream comeback season with the New York Yankees may have come to an early end Monday night in Seattle. Carpenter, 36, broke his left foot when he fouled off an 89 mph slider from Mariners
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10:55 AM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley said Monday he will be leaving the Boston Red Sox broadcasts at the end of the season, his 50th in major league baseball. Eckersley, who was drafted by Cleveland as a California high schooler in 1972, went on to pitch 24 seasons
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12:58 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Pete Rose dismissed questions Sunday about his first appearance on the field in Philadelphia since the franchise scrapped plans in 2017 to honor him because of a woman’s allegation that she had sex with baseball’s hit king when she was a minor. “It was 55 years ago, babe,”
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11:47 PM ET ESPN News Services ST. LOUIS — Jordan Montgomery was open and honest with reporters when asked about his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals and how he needed to face his former team less than a week after being traded. “It’s not exactly what you want to do for your first time
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7:49 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Toronto Blue Jays placed All-Star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list with inflammation in his right elbow prior to their game at Minnesota on Saturday night. Springer has been bothered by the elbow for much of the summer. He’s scheduled to receive an anti-inflammatory injection
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5:58 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Franmil Reyes, who began the season as the cleanup hitter for the Cleveland Guardians, was designated for assignment Saturday. The 27-year-old outfielder/designated hitter had been optioned to Triple-A Columbus earlier in the week after batting .213 with nine home runs and 104 strikeouts in 263 at-bats. Reyes belted
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9:40 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Fernando Tatis Jr. took part in his third session of live batting practice from Dodger Stadium early Friday afternoon and was scheduled to fly to San Antonio to join the San Diego Padres‘ Double-A affiliate later that night, beginning a rehab assignment this weekend. Tatis, 23, has spent all
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5:39 PM ET ESPN News Services The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday placed left-hander Clayton Kershaw on the injured list, a day after he left his start at San Francisco with lower back pain. The team activated utility man Chris Taylor (foot) from the injured list, recalled right-hander Reyes Moronta and optioned outfielder James Outman.
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6:05 PM ET ESPN News Services SAN FRANCISCO — Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw left his start Thursday at San Francisco because of low back pain, the team said. Kershaw appeared to tweak something while he was warming up before the bottom of the fifth inning of the Dodgers’ 4-2 win. The three-time NL
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2:32 PM ET The Boston Red Sox on Thursday have released outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Bradley, 32, rejoined the Red Sox after the team acquired the outfielder and two minor leaguers in a December 2021 trade with the Milwaukee Brewers, giving up slugger Hunter Renfroe. He was hitting .210 with 3 home runs and 29
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