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4:03 PM ET Philadelphia Phillies reliever David Robertson will undergo season-ending elbow surgery. The veteran right-hander told reporters Wednesday that he needs surgery to repair a flexor tendon and also said he may need Tommy John surgery on his ulnar collateral ligament. Robertson, 34, appeared in only seven games this season after signing a two-year,
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6:23 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blue Jays closer Ken Giles, who has been the subject of trade speculation, got a cortisone shot in his right elbow Tuesday to treat what the club called mild inflammation. Toronto head athletic trainer Nikki Huffman said an MRI showed no structural problems, and that the
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2:50 PM ET Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson is set to return to the lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the New York Mets after a month-long absence due to injury. Anderson, who is hitting .317 with 11 homers and 37 RBIs in a breakout season, suffered a high ankle sprain when he planted
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9:33 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Troy Tulowitzki was frustrated his body kept letting him down. “There came a point in time this year after I strained my calf that it just wasn’t as enjoyable as it once was because I couldn’t do some of the things work wise that I had had
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3:23 PM ET The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In return, the Pirates will receive Double-A right-hander Cody Ponce. Lyles is 5-7 with a 5.36 ERA and has made it out of the fourth inning just once in his four July starts. However, he has
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1:07 AM ET ESPN News Services The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired infielder/outfielder Kristopher Negron from the Seattle Mariners for minor leaguer Daniel Castro, it was announced Sunday. Negron was recalled by the Mariners from Triple-A earlier this month and has batted .217 in 10 games. Before joining Seattle, he was batting .310 with 12 homers
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6:31 PM ET WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals will likely battle the Atlanta Braves without their ace. Following Washington’s 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, manager Davey Martinez confirmed that Max Scherzer was not able to throw a bullpen session and will probably miss his next scheduled start against the first-place Braves.
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1:52 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” The Tampa Bay Rays acquired infielder Eric Sogard from the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, bolstering a lineup beset by injuries with a veteran who can play every infield position as well
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12:42 AM ET MILWAUKEE — The Chicago Cubs say they are in disbelief as losses continue to mount on the road, many coming in late-inning, heartbreaking fashion. The latest? Saturday’s 5-3, 10-inning loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, which dropped them into a second-place tie with their National League Central rivals. “I’ve never seen anything like
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1:34 PM ET ESPN News Services Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was released from Massachusetts General Hospital on Friday, a source told ESPN’s Enrique Rojas. Ortiz had been in the Boston hospital since June 10, one day after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. “David has been home since Friday,” a family
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9:30 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Bruce Bochy isn’t allowing much time for nostalgia during his final weekend in San Diego as a major league manager. His San Francisco Giants are playing too well for Bochy to spend much time thinking back on the 12 seasons he managed the Padres. “Maybe the last
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10:18 AM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Even after a postgame beer shower from his ecstatic Baltimore Orioles teammates, Stevie Wilkerson was shocked to learn he had just become the first position player in major league history to earn a save. The Orioles center fielder certainly couldn’t believe he did it by throwing a
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2:12 AM ET Associated Press SEATTLE — Mariners second baseman Tim Lopes was hit in the helmet by a pitch during his first major league start Thursday night. Lopes staggered away from the plate after getting beaned by a 91 mph fastball from Detroit Tigers starter Drew VerHagen in the fourth inning. The rookie initially
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8:14 PM ET The Seattle Mariners announced that Ichiro Suzuki, who retired in March after playing his final two games in Japan, will receive the Franchise Achievement Award. The award will be presented during a pregame ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 14, before a game against the Chicago White Sox. The great left-handed hitter, a 10-time
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