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11:39 PM ET Kiley McDaniel Close ESPN MLB Insider ESPN MLB Insider Kiley McDaniel covers MLB prospects, the MLB Draft and more, including trades and free agency. Has worked for four MLB teams. Jeff Passan Close ESPN ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Former
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4:13 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is finally ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Sidelined by injuries since last July, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to start Sunday night for Class A St. Lucie against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He’s expected to throw about 25
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1:36 PM ET ESPN News Services The New York Yankees have activated relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the 15-day disabled list, it was announced Friday. Chapman went on the list May 24 with left Achilles tendinitis after an MRI came back negative for a tear. He is now 0-2 this season with nine saves and
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11:26 PM ET ESPN News Services PHILADELPHIA — Darick Hall‘s tiebreaking home run was his third homer since being called up, and Rhys Hoskins went deep to add an insurance run, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-3 win over Nolan Arenado and the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. The Phillies victory came despite
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4:47 PM ET ESPN News Services New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer will rejoin the team Tuesday to start against the Cincinnati Reds, he told reporters Friday. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his left oblique muscle while pitching against the St. Louis Cardinals on May 18. He has
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6:29 PM ET With the New York Yankees on pace to break the single-season record for wins and Aaron Judge on pace to threaten Roger Maris’ team record of 61 home runs, it’s no surprise that Judge is the top vote-getter among all players in the first round of All-Star balloting that concluded Thursday, ensuring
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10:36 PM ET ESPN News Services Former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel, a month shy of his 31st birthday, made his major debut Wednesday night and pitched a scoreless ninth inning for the Philadelphia Phillies. At 30 years and 349 days, Appel — whose baseball career included a three-season absence from the sport —
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4:00 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Houston Astros left fielder Yordan Alvarez and shortstop Jeremy Pena were hurt when they collided in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the New York Mets while running down a popup. With Pena shifted to the right side and the game scoreless, Dominic Smith popped
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7:09 PM ET ESPN News Services Los Angeles Angels right-handed reliever Archie Bradley will be sidelined for at least a month after suffering a fractured right elbow while going over the dugout railing to join Sunday’s on-field brawl with the Seattle Mariners. According to head athletic trainer Mike Frostad, Bradley fell while jumping over the
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2:23 PM ET When Freddie Freeman left the Atlanta Braves and eventually landed with the Los Angeles Dodgers, there was shock within the industry because of Freeman’s long history with the Braves. Now Freeman has fired the agency that represented him in his offseason negotiations, Excel Sports Management, according to multiple sources. Casey Close, who
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9:36 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels interim manager Phil Nevin was suspended 10 games and Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker received a seven-game ban from Major League Baseball for their roles in a benches-clearing brawl during the second inning of Sunday’s game. Nevin and Winker were two of 12 players
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2:43 PM ET The Seattle Mariners announced Monday that they’ve acquired infielder Carlos Santana from the Kansas City Royals. The 36-year-old Santana, in his 13th season, is hitting .216 with four home runs and 21 RBIs this season. He is in the final season of a two-year contract that he signed with the Royals in
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7:00 AM ET BROCKTON, Mass. — As outfielder Pedro Martinez Jr., first baseman Manny Ramirez Jr., third baseman D’Angelo Ortiz, outfielder Jaden Sheffield and pitcher Kade Foulke chat in the batting cages, general manager Tom Tracey shoos away fans loitering outside Campanelli Stadium, hoping to get a glimpse of the players known collectively as “The
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