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Wed Jun 2802:23MLB roundup: Nationals run past CubsAdrián Béltre3BRangersFree Agent
Miguel Cabrera1BTigersFree Agent
Trea TurnerSSNationalsFree Agent
Justin VerlanderSPTigersFree Agent
Joey Votto1BRedsFree Agent
WASHINGTON -- Trea Turner had two hits, two runs and four of his team's seven steals, and Max Scherzer allowed one run while collecting two hits and an RBI at the plate as the Washington Nationals ran past the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday.Scherzer (9-5, 2.06 ERA) gave up two hits in six innings and has allowed two runs or fewer in his last seven starts. He struck out six Tuesday after fanning at least 10 in his previous six outings.Turner has a major-league-leading 32 steals this year. Michael A. Taylor was 2-for-3 with two steals for first-place Washington.Chicago's Jake Arrieta (7-6), who has gone less than five innings in three of his last four starts, took the loss. He allowed six runs (five earned) and walked six in four-plus innings.White Sox 4, Yankees 3CHICAGO -- Jose Abreu's two-run single off Dellin Betances in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Chicago a victory over New York.Yankees relievers Domingo German and Tyler Clippard each walked two batters in the eighth as the Whi... [More]
Wed Jun 2800:17MLB roundup: Nationals run past CubsAdrián Béltre3BRangersFree Agent
Miguel Cabrera1BTigersFree Agent
Trea TurnerSSNationalsFree Agent
Justin VerlanderSPTigersFree Agent
Joey Votto1BRedsFree Agent
WASHINGTON -- Trea Turner had two hits, two runs and four of his team's seven steals, and Max Scherzer allowed one run while collecting two hits and an RBI at the plate as the Washington Nationals ran past the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday.Scherzer (9-5, 2.06 ERA) gave up two hits in six innings and has allowed two runs or fewer in his last seven starts. He struck out six Tuesday after fanning at least 10 in his previous six outings.Turner has a major-league-leading 32 steals this year. Michael A. Taylor was 2-for-3 with two steals for first-place Washington.Chicago's Jake Arrieta (7-6), who has gone less than five innings in three of his last four starts, took the loss. He allowed six runs (five earned) and walked six in four-plus innings.White Sox 4, Yankees 3CHICAGO -- Jose Abreu's two-run single off Dellin Betances in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Chicago a victory over New York.Yankees relievers Domingo German and Tyler Clippard each walked two batters in the eighth as the Whi... [More]
Tue Jun 2723:56MLB roundup: Nationals run past CubsAdrián Béltre3BRangersFree Agent
Miguel Cabrera1BTigersFree Agent
Trea TurnerSSNationalsFree Agent
Justin VerlanderSPTigersFree Agent
Joey Votto1BRedsFree Agent
WASHINGTON -- Trea Turner had two hits, two runs and four of his team's seven steals, and Max Scherzer allowed one run while collecting two hits and an RBI at the plate as the Washington Nationals ran past the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday.Turner has a major-league-leading 32 steals this year. Scherzer (9-5, 2.06 ERA) gave up two hits in six innings and has allowed two runs or fewer in his last seven starts. He struck out six Tuesday after fanning at least 10 in his previous six outings.Michael A. Taylor was 2-for-3 for first-place Washington.Chicago's Jake Arrieta (7-6), who has gone less than five innings in three of his last four starts, took the loss. He allowed six runs (five earned) and walked six in four-plus innings.Rangers 2, Indians 1CLEVELAND -- Adrian Beltre's solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning lifted Texas over Cleveland.With the score tied at 1-1, Indians closer Cody Allen (0-4) entered the game and retired the first two batters of the ninth inning. However, Be... [More]
Tue Jun 2720:25MLB notebook: Indians manager Francona to miss gameStarlin Castro2BYankeesFree Agent
Jason GrilliRPBlue JaysFree Agent
Francisco RodríguezRPTigersFree Agent
After spending Monday night at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona was home resting Tuesday and did not manage the team in its game against the Texas Rangers.Francona became ill during Monday night's game. He was taken to the Cleveland Clinic where he underwent a series of tests."The doctors ruled out any major health issues, which was a big relief to all of us," said Indians president Chris Antonetti.It was the second such episode for Francona in less than two weeks. During a home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 13, Francona had to leave the dugout and was taken to Cleveland Clinic for tests after experiencing spells of dizziness and light-headedness. Tests at that time also revealed no major health issue, and his discomfort was attributed to dehydration.Antonetti said Francona will return to the dugout for Wednesday's game with Texas. Francona will continue to be monitored by doctors over the next several weeks to determine the nature of his re... [More]
Tue Jun 2720:24Blue Jays designate RHP Grilli for assignmentEzequiel CarreraLFBlue JaysFree Agent
Jason GrilliRPBlue JaysFree Agent
Dwight Smith Jr.LFBlue JaysFree Agent
TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays designated right-handed reliever Jason Grilli for assignment Tuesday before the game with the Baltimore Orioles and called up right-handed reliever Chris Smith from Triple-A Buffalo.Grilli, 40, was 2-4 with a 6.97 ERA in 26 games with the Blue Jays this season. He allowed nine home runs in only 20 2/3 innings.Grilli recorded a career-high 33 saves with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013 and added 24 saves with the Atlanta Braves in 2015.Toronto acquired Grilli from the Braves at the end of May last year. He appeared in 46 games with the Blue Jays in 2016, posting a 6-4 record and 3.46 ERA.Smith, 28, was 1-2 with a 3.93 ERA in 14 games with Triple-A Buffalo. He had his contract selected by the Blue Jays on Sept. 27, but did not make an appearance.The Blue Jays also activated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera (fractured right foot) from the 10-day disabled list and returned outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. to Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday.Carrera has been on the disabled list since June 14. He is batting .297 with five homers and 15 RBIs in 56 games with Toronto. He made one appearance with Buffalo on a rehabilitation assignment Monday and was 1-for-2 for with two walks and a stolen base.
Tue Jun 2720:23Yankees place 2B Castro on DLStarlin Castro2BYankeesFree Agent
The New York Yankees placed second baseman Starlin Castro on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday.Castro suffered a strained right hamstring while running out a ground ball on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series at the Chicago White Sox.The 27-year-old Castro is batting .313 with 12 home runs and 45 RBIs in 73 games in his second season with New York.To fill Castro's roster spot, the Yankees promoted infielder Tyler Wade from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Wade has played three infield positions at Triple-A and also played four games in the outfield.New York also made a pair of moves in its bullpen, optioning right-hander Jonathan Holder to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and recalling lefty Tyler Webb from the Triple-A affiliate.Holder appeared in 32 games with the Yankees this season, logging a 1-1 mark and 3.78 ERA. Webb made a pair of scoreless appearances last week for New York.
Tue Jun 2716:05Pirates recall RHP BastardoAntonio BastardoRPPiratesFree Agent
Jacob StallingsDHPiratesFree Agent
Right-hander Antonio Bastardo has been recalled by the Pittsburgh Pirates from his rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis and reinstated from the 10-day disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.In a corresponding move, the Pirates optioned catcher Jacob Stallings to Triple-A Indianapolis.Bastardo, 31, has not pitched in the majors since April 24 as he dealt with a left quad strain. He is 0-1 with a 16.20 ERA in six appearances this season.With Indianapolis, Bastardo posted a 2-0 record with a 3.18 ERA over 12 outings (one start) from May 27 to June 25.Stallings, 27, hit .286 (2-for-7) with a double and a strikeout in two games this season with the Pirates.
Tue Jun 2716:04Nationals ink minor league deal with RHP RodriguezFrancisco RodríguezRPTigersFree Agent
The Washington Nationals and veteran right-hander Francisco Rodriguez have agreed to a minor league deal, according to published reports.Rodriguez, who ranks fourth in baseball history with 437 career saves, was released by the Detroit Tigers on Friday. He had a horrid 7.82 ERA and had lost his job as the club's closer.Rodriguez, 35, will report to the Nationals' minor league facility in West Palm Beach, Fla.The six-time All Star was appealing to Washington due to its deep bullpen troubles this season.Rodriguez was just 2-5 in 28 appearances this season for the Tigers. He served up nine homers in 25 1/3 innings, blew six save opportunities and converted seven.Rodriguez earned the nickname "K-Rod" as a youngster with the Angels due to his high number of strikeouts per innings pitched. He saved 40 or more games in four consecutive seasons for the club and set the major league record with 62 in 2008.He also has pitched for the New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles and the Tigers.
Tue Jun 2704:01RHP Bryan Morris, designated for assignment by Giants on Friday,...Bryan MorrisRPGiantsFree Agent
RHP Bryan Morris, designated for assignment by the Giants on Friday, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento on Monday. He had allowed eight runs and 10 hits in 2 2/3 innings in his last three relief appearances for San Francisco. Morris was 2-0 with a 6.43 ERA in 20 outings with the Giants.
Tue Jun 2704:01LHP Zac Rosscup acquired by Rockies from Cubs on Monday in excha...Zac RosscupRPCubsFree Agent
LHP Zac Rosscup was acquired by the Rockies from the Cubs on Monday in exchange for RHP Matt Carasiti. Rosscup, 29, got two outs without allowing a hit or a run in his lone appearance for Chicago this year. He was 2-2 with one save and a 2.60 ERA in 17 appearances (one start) for Triple-A Iowa. Colorado optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Tue Jun 2704:01SS Tim Anderson finished 2-5 with home run and three RBIs on Mon...Tim AndersonSSWhite SoxFree Agent
SS Tim Anderson finished 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs on Monday against the Yankees. He said after the game that he wore corrective lenses at the plate for the first time this season. "I've been using them in (batting practice), trying to get used to them, and I'm going to continue to use them throughout the rest of the season," he said.
Tue Jun 2704:01DH/OF Matt Holliday held out of lineup for second straight day M...Matt HollidayDHYankeesFree Agent
DH/OF Matt Holliday was held out of the lineup for a second straight day Monday because of fatigue and soreness. Doctors will re-evaluate the 37-year-old, who sustained an allergic reaction to an unknown cause last week. He is hitting .262 with 15 home runs and 47 RBIs in 68 games.
Tue Jun 2704:01LHP David Holmberg (1-2) drew loss Monday against YankeesDavid HolmbergRPWhite SoxFree Agent
LHP David Holmberg (1-2) drew the loss Monday against the Yankees. He allowed six runs in 5 1/3 innings, but only two of the runs were earned. He gave up five hits, walked four and struck out two. The journeyman said he felt comfortable pitching to C Kevan Smith behind the plate.
Tue Jun 2704:00OF Aaron Hicks placed on 10-day disabled list Monday because of ...Aaron HicksRFYankeesFree Agent
OF Aaron Hicks was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday because of a strained right oblique. He is hitting .290 with 10 home runs and 37 RBIs in 60 games
Tue Jun 2704:00OF Jacoby Ellsbury reinstated from seven-day concussion disabled...Jacoby EllsburyCFYankeesFree Agent
OF Jacoby Ellsbury was reinstated from the seven-day concussion disabled list Monday. He batted sixth and went 1-for-5. The 33-year-old is hitting .279 with four home runs and 14 RBIs in 40 games.
Tue Jun 2704:00RHP Matt Cain will be seeking to end personal six-game losing st...Matt CainSPGiantsFree Agent
RHP Matt Cain will be seeking to end a personal six-game losing streak when he pitches against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. He has faced the Rockies more than any other pitcher in his career, posting a 17-11 record and 3.48 ERA in 39 starts. Cain has not beaten the Rockies since 2013, a nine-start stretch in which he's gone 0-4 with a 4.47 ERA.
Tue Jun 2704:00RHP Jairo Diaz promoted from Triple-A Albuquerque before Monday'...Jairo DiazRPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Jairo Diaz was promoted from Triple-A Albuquerque before Monday's game against the San Francisco Giants. He hadn't pitched at the major-league level since 2015 before getting roughed up for three runs (two earned) in one inning Monday. Diaz struck out nine in 7 2/3 innings over eight games for Albuquerque this season, allowing three runs and seven hits.
Tue Jun 2704:00RHP Chad Qualls (back spasms) reinstated from 10-day disabled li...Chad QuallsRPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Chad Qualls (back spasms) was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list prior to Monday's game against the San Francisco Giants. He faced three batters in the game, getting one out and allowing two hits. He had last pitched June 11 against the Chicago Cubs. Monday's appearance was the 843rd of his career and moved him into 31st place among active relievers.
Tue Jun 2704:00RF Carlos Gonzalez (strained right shoulder) placed on 10-day di...Carlos GonzálezRFRockiesFree Agent
RF Carlos Gonzalez (strained right shoulder) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday. The move is retroactive to June 23. Gonzalez sat out the three-game series Friday through Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he'd totaled six hits in his previous six games. He's hitting just .221 this season.
Tue Jun 2704:003B Nolan Arenado 0-4 in Monday's loss to San Francisco GiantsNolan Arenado3BRockiesFree Agent
3B Nolan Arenado went 0-for-4 in Monday's loss to the San Francisco Giants. That hasn't happened much in his career at AT&T Park. He failed to reach base in a game for just the fifth time in 37 career visits to the San Francisco stadium.
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