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7:27 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. Afterward, the
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10:00 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” 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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2:37 AM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — The Arizona Diamondbacks took out a week of frustrations on San Francisco’s pitching staff. Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the Giants 18-2
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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,” said Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo on Friday afternoon, when asked about his confidence level in the Nats manager. “We’ve got a lot of season left. Davey’s not happy with
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11:12 PM ET Toronto Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio will be called up to the major leagues for the first time Friday, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports Thursday night. Biggio, a second baseman and the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, is hitting .306/.440/.507 with Triple-A Buffalo this season. Toronto selected the younger
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5:26 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Indians ace Corey Kluber had the hard cast protecting his broken right arm removed and the two-time Cy Young winner is healing as hoped. Kluber underwent imaging texts Thursday, which showed that his ulna is mending properly. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Kluber can begin range of motion
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12:15 AM ET BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia’s balky and bothersome right knee could soon be sending him to the New York Yankees‘ still-full injured list, the veteran left-hander and his manager said following his latest start Wednesday night. “We have so many injuries, and to kind of pile this on there kind of sucks right
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6:21 PM ET The New York Mets put outfielder Brandon Nimmo on the 10-day injured list with a stiff neck on Wedneday and called up journeyman Rajai Davis to take his spot on the roster. Nimmo, who has struggled at the plate all season, had an MRI on Wednesday after experiencing a sharp pain in
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