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ESPN News Services May 18, 2024, 03:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — Luis Gil struck out 14 to set a franchise record for a rookie while Juan Soto had his first multihomer game of the season in the Yankees‘ 6-1 drubbing of the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Giancarlo Stanton and Jose
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Field Level Media May 18, 2024, 02:16 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Atlanta Braves activated Pierce Johnson from the injured list Saturday and sent fellow right-hander Jackson Stephens to Triple-A Gwinnett. Johnson, 33, has been out with elbow inflammation. He last pitched in a game April 29 at Seattle and is 2-1 with a
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ESPN News Services May 18, 2024, 01:09 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Minnesota Twins activated outfielder Byron Buxton from the 10-day injured list Saturday. In a corresponding move, the Twins optioned utility player Austin Martin to Triple-A Saint Paul. Buxton, 30, missed 14 games after going on the injured list May 3 because of
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Field Level Media May 18, 2024, 01:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Tampa Bay Rays acquired Richard Lovelady from the Chicago Cubs on Saturday for fellow left-handed pitcher Jeff Belge. The Rays transferred right-hander Jacob Waguespack to the 60-day injured list in order to include Lovelady on their 40-man roster. Lovelady, 28, is 0-1
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Field Level Media May 18, 2024, 12:22 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Baltimore Orioles activated right-hander Grayson Rodriguez from the 15-day injured list to start Saturday’s game against the visiting Seattle Mariners. Rodriguez, 24, had been sidelined by shoulder inflammation. He last pitched for the Orioles on April 29. He is 4-1 with a
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Associated Press May 18, 2024, 12:35 AM ET Open Extended Reactions CLEVELAND — Following a one-run loss, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli was having a hard time processing what had just happened to his ballclub. This one was tough on the Twins. “There was some stuff going on today,” Baldelli said. Several questionable pitch calls and
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Alden Gonzalez, ESPN Staff WriterMay 17, 2024, 09:13 PM ET Close ESPN baseball reporter. Covered the L.A. Rams for ESPN from 2016 to 2018 and the L.A. Angels for MLB.com from 2012 to 2016. Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers shuffled their roster Friday, activating right fielder Jason Heyward, placing third
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 05:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CLEVELAND — Guardians leadoff hitter and left fielder Steven Kwan took batting practice on Friday for the first time since hurting his left hamstring and going on the injured list. Kwan was leading the AL in hitting when he was pulled from a May
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Tisha Thompson, ESPNMay 17, 2024, 08:06 PM ET Close Tisha Thompson is an investigative reporter for ESPN based in Washington, D.C. Her work appears on all platforms, both domestically and internationally. Open Extended Reactions David Fletcher, a former Los Angeles Angels infielder currently playing for the Atlanta Braves‘ Triple-A affiliate, and his friend, who also
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May 17, 2024, 06:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions San Francisco Giants outfielder Jung Hoo Lee, who injured his left shoulder when he crashed into a wall in Sunday’s home game against the Cincinnati Reds, will undergo season-ending surgery in the next couple of weeks, the team announced Friday. Lee, initially diagnosed with a dislocation,
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Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff WriterMay 17, 2024, 04:27 PM ET Close Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com. Open Extended Reactions CHICAGO — Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Paul Skenes already is making history just two starts into his first major league season. On Friday, the rookie struck out the first seven
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 04:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — It’s Shohei Ohtani Day in Los Angeles. The Japanese two-way superstar was honored at Los Angeles City Hall on Friday and presented with a city council resolution that declared May 17 as Shohei Ohtani Day for the duration of his Dodgers
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Field Level Media May 17, 2024, 02:08 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Major League Baseball has tabbed seven-time All-Star Nelson Cruz to fill the new role of special adviser for baseball operations. His job will include serving as a liaison between the organization and players in Latin American nations, including his native Dominican Republic. “Nelson
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Associated Press May 16, 2024, 09:22 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — The first Shohei Ohtani bobblehead giveaway snarled traffic outside Dodger Stadium on Thursday and created long lines for eager fans. Cars snaked the roadways around Chavez Ravine and stadium parking lots filled quickly two hours before the Dodgers hosted Cincinnati. A
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Alden Gonzalez, ESPN Staff WriterMay 16, 2024, 07:56 PM ET Close ESPN baseball reporter. Covered the L.A. Rams for ESPN from 2016 to 2018 and the L.A. Angels for MLB.com from 2012 to 2016. Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Emmet Sheehan, an important starting pitching depth option for the Los Angeles Dodgers, underwent surgery
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