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Fri Jul 2800:45MLB roundup: Nationals blast 8 HRs, rout BrewersFrancisco LindorSSIndiansFree Agent
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record Thursday with eight home runs in one game -- including four in a row in the third inning -- as they hammered the Milwaukee Brewers 15-2.Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman hit consecutive homers in the third inning off Milwaukee's Michael Blazek (0-1), making Washington the first team to accomplish the feat since Arizona in 2010.Anthony Rendon later homered in the same inning as the Nationals became the sixth team in major league history to rack up five in one frame -- the first since Milwaukee in 2006. Harper and Zimmerman each finished with two home runs and Jose Lobaton also went deep as Washington equaled Montreal's eight-homer output of July 30, 1978, against Atlanta.Blazek, making a spot start in place of the injured Matt Garza, was roughed up, barely recording more outs (seven) than home runs allowed (six) in his 2 1/3 innings. The beleaguered Brewers bullpen was forced to turn to left fielder... [More]
Thu Jul 2723:47MLB roundup: Nationals blast 8 HRs, rout BrewersFrancisco LindorSSIndiansFree Agent
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record Thursday with eight home runs in one game -- including four in a row in the third inning -- as they hammered the Milwaukee Brewers 15-2.Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman hit consecutive homers in the third inning off Milwaukee's Michael Blazek (0-1), making Washington the first team to accomplish the feat since Arizona in 2010.Anthony Rendon later homered in the same inning as the Nationals became the sixth team in major league history to rack up five in one frame -- the first since Milwaukee in 2006. Harper and Zimmerman each finished with two home runs as Washington equaled Montreal's eight-homer output of July 30, 1978, against Atlanta.Blazek, making a spot start in place of the injured Matt Garza, was roughed up, barely recording more outs (seven) than home runs allowed (six) in his 2 1/3 innings. The beleaguered Brewers bullpen was forced to turn to left fielder Hernan Perez to record the fina... [More]
Thu Jul 2722:45C Ryan Lavarnway selected from Triple-A Nashville by A'sRyan LavarnwayCAthleticsFree Agent
C Ryan Lavarnway was selected from Triple-A Nashville by the A's. Lavarnway has appeared in one game with Oakland this year, going 0-for-2 on July 7 while C Josh Phegley was on paternity leave.Lavarnway was selected on July 5 and designated for assignment three days later before being assigned outright to Nashville on July 14. He is hitting .262 with six home runs and 25 RBIs in 67 games with the Sounds.
Thu Jul 2722:45RHP John Axford designated for assignment by AthleticsJohn AxfordRPAthleticsFree Agent
RHP John Axford was designated for assignment by the Athletics. Axford was on the Opening Day roster but did not appear in a game before he was placed on the 10-day DL retroactive to April 2
Thu Jul 2722:45C Josh Phegley on disabled list by Athletics because of strained...Josh PhegleyCAthleticsFree Agent
C Josh Phegley on the disabled list by the Athletics because of a strained left oblique. Phegley has appeared in 47 games with the A's this year, including 37 starts at catcher. He is hitting .169 over his past 28 contests after batting .250 over his first 19 games. He was scratched from the lineup before the game Wednesday with tightness in the oblique.
Thu Jul 2722:45LHP Sammy Solis recalled from Triple-A Syracuse to fill roster s...Sammy SolisRPNationalsFree Agent
LHP Sammy Solis was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse to fill the roster spot of Stephen Strasburg, who will venture to the disabled list for the ninth time in his career. Solis, 28, appeared in 10 games this season with the Nationals and owns a 1-2 mark with a 4.50 ERA in six appearances with Syracuse.
Thu Jul 2722:45RHP Stephen Strasburg placed on 10-day disabled list with nerve ...Stephen StrasburgSPNationalsFree Agent
RHP Stephen Strasburg was placed on the 10-day disabled list with nerve impingement in his right elbow, the Washington Nationals announced Thursday. Left-hander Sammy Solis was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse to fill the roster spot of Strasburg, who will venture to the disabled list for the ninth time in his career. The two-time All-Star owns a 10-3 mark with a 3.25 ERA in 20 starts this season.
Thu Jul 2722:45OF Avisail Garcia placed on 10-day disabled list on Thursday wit...Avisail GarcíaRFWhite SoxFree Agent
OF Avisail Garcia was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Thursday with a sprained right thumb. Avisail Garcia, 26, is hitting .303 with 17 doubles, three triples, 13 home runs, 54 RBIs and 46 runs over 88 games with the White Sox. He is tied for fourth in the American League with 11 triples and was selected to his first AL All-Star team earlier this month.
Thu Jul 2722:45LHP Dan Jennings acquired by Tampa Bay Rays from Chicago White S...Dan JenningsRPRaysFree Agent
LHP Dan Jennings was acquired by the Tampa Bay Rays from the Chicago White Sox on Thursday in exchange for switch-hitting first baseman Casey Gillaspie. Jennings has posted a 3-1 mark with a 3.45 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 48 appearances (44 1/3 innings) this season. The 30-year-old owns a 9-7 record with a 3.12 ERA and 130 strikeouts in 165 career appearances (161 1/3 innings) with the Miami Marlins and White Sox.
Thu Jul 2718:34Rays acquire LHP Jennings, 1B Duda in tradesCasey Gillaspie1BRaysFree Agent
Dan JenningsRPRaysFree Agent
The Tampa Bay Rays were active in the trading market on Thursday, making trades with two teams.They acquired left-hander Dan Jennings from the Chicago White Sox early Thursday in exchange for switch-hitting first baseman Casey Gillaspie. Later in the day, the Rays announced they obtained first baseman Lucas Duda from the New York Mets in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Drew Smith.Jennings posted a 3-1 mark with a 3.45 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 48 appearances (44 1/3 innings) this season. The 30-year-old owns a 9-7 record with a 3.12 ERA and 130 strikeouts in 165 career appearances (161 1/3 innings) with the Miami Marlins and White Sox.Gillaspie is batting .227 with nine homers, 44 RBIs and 45 runs scored in 95 games this season with Triple-A Durham. The 24-year-old will be placed on the disabled list for Triple-A Charlotte with a fractured right big toe sustained on Tuesday after he fouled a ball off his foot."Casey is a recent first-round pick who has shown a quality app... [More]
Thu Jul 2717:04MLB roundup: Nationals blast 8 HRs, rout BrewersFrancisco LindorSSIndiansFree Agent
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record Thursday with eight home runs in one game -- including four in a row in the third inning -- as they hammered the Milwaukee Brewers 15-2 to win the series in decisive fashion.Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman hit consecutive homers in the third inning off Milwaukee's Michael Blazek (0-1), making Washington the first team to accomplish the feat since Arizona in 2010.Anthony Rendon later homered in the same inning as the Nationals became the sixth team in major league history to rack up five in one frame -- the first since Milwaukee in 2006. Harper and Zimmerman each finished with two home runs as Washington equaled Montreal's eight-homer output of July 30, 1978, against Atlanta.Making a spot start in place of the injured Matt Garza, Blazek was roughed up, barely recording more outs (seven) than home runs allowed (six) during his brief outing. The beleaguered Brewers' bullpen was forced to turn to lef... [More]
Thu Jul 2715:29A's reinstate RHP Dull from disabled listJohn AxfordRPAthleticsFree Agent
Ryan DullRPAthleticsFree Agent
Josh PhegleyCAthleticsFree Agent
The Oakland Athletics reinstated right-handed reliever Ryan Dull from the disabled list Thursday before the team's afternoon game with the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre.Right-handed reliever John Axford was designated for assignment as part of a series of moves.The Athletics put catcher Josh Phegley on the disabled list because of a strained left oblique and selected catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Nashville.Dull was put on the disabled list with a strained right knee on May 20. He was 2-2 with a 6.32 ERA in 18 games before going on the disabled list.The 27-year-old limited the opposition to a .233 batting average in those games but allowed nine walks in 15 2/3 innings while striking out 18.Dull began a rehabilitation assignment with the Athletics' affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League on July 19 and was transferred to Triple-A Nashville two days later. He made three relief appearances overall and did not allow a run in 3 2/3 innings.Lavarnway has appeared in one game wi... [More]
Thu Jul 2715:12Blue Jays' Stroman, Martin, Gibbons ejected vs. A'sRussell MartinCBlue JaysFree Agent
Bruce MaxwellCAthleticsFree Agent
Marcus StromanSPBlue JaysFree Agent
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman and catcher Russell Martin were ejected during the fifth inning of Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics for arguing balls and strikes.Blue Jays manager John Gibbons also was ejected by home plate umpire Will Little.Gibbons was in the dugout when he was ejected after Little called a pitch a ball against Athletics batter Bruce Maxwell. Gibbons came out of the dugout to argue before departing with his fourth ejection.After Maxwell walked -- the sixth of the day allowed by Stroman -- an argument erupted. Stroman stormed from the mound and Martin restrained him as he attempted to get at the umpire. Stroman was ushered from the field by a coach and Martin eventually left after talking to the umpires.Miguel Montero replaced Martin behind the plate and Chris Smith took Stroman's spot on the mound.Stroman allowed three runs, six hits and six walks in 4 2/3 innings. The right-hander struck out four.
Thu Jul 2715:08White Sox put OF Garcia (thumb) on disabled listAvisail GarcíaRFWhite SoxFree Agent
The Chicago White Sox placed outfielder Avisail Garcia on the 10-day disabled list on Thursday with a sprained right thumb. The White Sox also recalled outfielder Willy Garcia from Charlotte and purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Aaron Bummer from the Triple-A Charlotte Knights.Avisail Garcia, 26, is hitting .303 with 17 doubles, three triples, 13 home runs, 54 RBIs and 46 runs over 88 games with the White Sox. He is tied for fourth in the American League with 11 triples and was selected to his first AL All-Star team earlier this month.Willy Garcia, 24, is batting .259 with five doubles, three triples, one home run, 10 RBIs and 12 runs in 35 games over two stints with the White Sox this season, his first in the major leagues. He also is hitting .286 with six doubles, five homers, 20 RBIs and a .396 on-base percentage in 31 games with the Knights.Bummer, 23, has made 20 combined appearances (one start) between Double-A Birmingham and the Knights this season, going 1-3 with a 2.84 ERA, three saves, 39 strikeouts and a .248 opponents average (34-137). He opened the season with the Barons and made 17 appearances before being promoted to Charlotte on July 17.Bummer, who is in the majors for the first time, has limited opponents to a .140 average with runners in scoring position.
Thu Jul 2713:21Nationals put RHP Strasburg on DL, recall LHP SolisSammy SolisRPNationalsFree Agent
Stephen StrasburgSPNationalsFree Agent
Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg was placed on the 10-day disabled list with nerve impingement in his right elbow, the team announced Thursday. Left-hander Sammy Solis was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse to fill the roster spot of Strasburg, who will venture to the disabled list for the ninth time in his career. The two-time All-Star owns a 10-3 mark with a 3.25 ERA in 20 starts this season.Strasburg exited after pitching two scoreless innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. The 29-year-old underwent a diagnostic ultrasound that revealed nerve impingement in his right forearm.Strasburg has been injury-free this season but has a lengthy list of problems that date to his rookie campaign in 2010. He tore an elbow ligament that season and needed Tommy John surgery that kept him out for all but five games in 2011.He was on the disabled list four times during the 2015 and 2016 seasons and limited to 19 starts last season by a sore right elbow and an upper back strain.Solis, 28, appeared in 10 games this season with the Nationals and owns a 1-2 mark with a 4.50 ERA in six appearances with Syracuse.
Thu Jul 2713:15Rays acquire LHP Jennings from White SoxCasey Gillaspie1BRaysFree Agent
Dan JenningsRPRaysFree Agent
The Tampa Bay Rays acquired left-hander Dan Jennings from the Chicago White Sox on Thursday in exchange for switch-hitting first baseman Casey Gillaspie. Jennings has posted a 3-1 mark with a 3.45 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 48 appearances (44 1/3 innings) this season. The 30-year-old owns a 9-7 record with a 3.12 ERA and 130 strikeouts in 165 career appearances (161 1/3 innings) with the Miami Marlins and White Sox.Gillaspie is batting .227 with nine homers, 44 RBIs and 45 runs scored in 95 games this season with Triple-A Durham. The 24-year-old will be placed on the disabled list for Triple-A Charlotte with a fractured right big toe sustained on Tuesday after he fouled a ball off his foot."Casey is a recent first-round pick who has shown a quality approach at the plate with some power throughout his minor league career," White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said. "He gives us yet another highly touted hitter who has stood out at every level in the Rays system and increases our organizational depth as we continue to add prospects to the system."
Thu Jul 2709:53MLB roundup: Marlins rout Darvish, Rangers 22-10Yu DarvishSPRangersFree Agent
Eric Hosmer1BRoyalsFree Agent
Evan Longoria3BRaysFree Agent
Chris SaleSPRed SoxFree Agent
Luis SeverinoSPYankeesFree Agent
Justin Smoak1BBlue JaysFree Agent
Justin Turner3BDodgersFree Agent
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Miami Marlins crushed Texas 22-10 on Wednesday night in what may have been Yu Darvish's last outing in a Rangers uniform.Miami broke the game open by breaking down the Texas ace in a nine-run fourth inning. All nine starters in the Marlins' lineup had at least one hit and one RBI in an offensive onslaught that produced a franchise record for runs and a season high for hits (22).Dee Gordon, Christian Yelich, J.T. Realmuto and Giancarlo Stanton each hit home runs for Miami. Stanton leads the majors with 33 long balls. Derek Dietrich and Marcell Ozuna each drove in five runs for the Marlins.Darvish (6-9), the subject of rampant speculation going into Monday's non-waiver trade deadline, was battered for 3 2/3 innings, giving up 10 runs on nine hits before leaving. The Rangers' Adrian Beltre needs four hits to reach 3,000 after belting a home run and two doubles.Royals 16, Tigers 2DETROIT -- Eric Hosmer's first career grand slam highlighted a nine-run seventh inning ... [More]
Thu Jul 2703:283B Justin Turner delivered walk-off single against Twins on Wedn...Justin Turner3BDodgersFree Agent
3B Justin Turner delivered a walk-off single against the Twins on Wednesday night, the eighth walk-off win by the Dodgers this season and the seventh different Los Angeles player to have one.
Thu Jul 2703:28RF Yasiel Puig 6-11 in three-game sweep of Twins and tied career...Yasiel PuigRFDodgersFree Agent
RF Yasiel Puig went 6-for-11 in the three-game sweep of the Twins and tied his career high with his 19th home run in the 6-5 win on Wednesday.
Thu Jul 2703:28UTIL Enrique Hernandez had pinch-hit single in eighth inning Wed...Kiké HernándezCF/LFDodgersFree Agent
UTIL Enrique Hernandez had a pinch-hit single in the eighth inning Wednesday against the Twins, his 46th base hit this season but only his 16th single.
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