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Sat Sep 2203:45LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch, Bosox aim for wins recordRonald AcunaFree Agent
Victor MartínezDHTigersFree Agent
A look at what's happening around the majors today:BRAVES BASH?The Atlanta Braves can clinch their first NL East title since 2013 by beating Philadelphia at SunTrust Park. Sparked by Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, the Baby Braves moved closer to the division crown with a 6-5 win over the Phillies on Friday night.The Braves are skipping Sean Newcomb's spot, moving up Mike Foltynewicz (11-10, 2.90 ERA) to face Jake Arrieta (10-9, 3.77 ERA). Newcomb has a 7.44 ERA over his last seven starts, endangering his place in the possible playoff rotation after he spent much of the season as one of Atlanta's most effective pitchers. Newcomb will be available out of the bullpen for the remainder of the weekend but could still make another start in the final week of the regular season, according to manager Brian Snitker.BIG NUMBERThe Red Sox go for their 106th win, which would break a team record that's more than a century old. Boston (105-49) beat Cleveland in a matchup of AL division champions ... [More]
Fri Sep 2123:45LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch, Bosox aim for wins recordRonald AcunaFree Agent
Jake ArrietaSPOriolesFree Agent
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:BRAVES BASH?The Atlanta Braves can clinch their first NL East title since 2013 by beating Philadelphia at SunTrust Park. Sparked by Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, the Baby Braves moved closer to the division crown with a 6-5 win over the Phillies on Friday night.The Braves are skipping Sean Newcomb's spot, moving up Mike Foltynewicz (11-10, 2.90 ERA) to face Jake Arrieta (10-9, 3.77 ERA). Newcomb has a 7.44 ERA over his last seven starts, endangering his place in the possible playoff rotation after he spent much of the season as one of Atlanta's most effective pitchers. Newcomb will be available out of the bullpen for the remainder of the weekend but could still make another start in the final week of the regular season, according to manager Brian Snitker.BIG NUMBERThe Red Sox go for their 106th win, which would break a team record that's more than a century old. Boston (105-49) beat Cleveland in a matchup of AL division champio... [More]
Fri Sep 2123:06LEADING OFF: Victor Martinez wraps up, Wainwright startsLucas GiolitoFree Agent
Adam WainwrightSPCardinalsFree Agent
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:WELL PLAYEDDetroit designated hitter Victor Martinez plans to play the final game of his 16-season career when the Tigers host Kansas City. The five-time All-Star announced he will sit out Sunday's series finale, then accompany the team on its final road trip without playing."I feel like I owe it to the fans to have my final at-bats here," said Martinez, who will be honored in a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park.HE'S ALL WRIGHTAdam Wainwright makes his first start for St. Louis since pitching six shutout innings to beat the Dodgers last weekend. The 37-year-old righty has missed most of the season because of elbow trouble. The longtime ace (2-3, 3.72 ERA) is making a bid to re-establish himself in the rotation as the Cardinals push for a playoff spot. Wainwright will be facing the Giants at Busch Stadium.CLINCH TIME?Aaron Judge and the Yankees can clinch their second straight AL wild-card slot if they beat Baltimore and if Tampa Bay loses to Toronto. New York also is trying to stay ahead of the Athletics to host that one-game playoff on Oct. 3.WINDY CITY WEEKENDJon Lester (16-6, 3.43 ERA) will start for the NL Central-leading Cubs when they travel across Chicago to visit the White Sox. Lester is 3-1 with a 2.08 ERA in his last five starts. Lucas Giolito (10-11, 5.77 ERA) is set to pitch for the Chisox.
Fri Sep 2120:45Cubs' Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claimsJeurys FamiliaRPMetsFree Agent
Addison RussellFree Agent
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wife.Last year, Melisa Reidy posted a photo on her Instagram account with a caption suggesting her husband of about 18 months had been unfaithful to her. In another post, a user — described by Melisa as a close friend — made the accusation that Russell had "hit" his wife. The post was later deleted. Russell denied the allegation and the two divorced.Late Thursday, a blog post attributed to Reidy contained more detailed allegations, including years of physical and emotional abuse. Less than 12 hours later, Major League Baseball announced Russell had been put on leave under the 2015 domestic violence agreement between management and the players' union."These allegations are completely false," Russell said in a statement put out by the union. "I made that clear to Major League Baseball last year and reiterated it to the Cubs tod... [More]
Fri Sep 2120:35Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasonsAdrián Béltre3BRangersFree Agent
Jesse ChávezRPAthleticsFree Agent
Yu DarvishSPRangersFree Agent
Cole HamelsSPPhilliesFree Agent
Keone KelaFree Agent
Mike MinorSPBravesFree Agent
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister on Friday after the team stumbled to its first consecutive losing records in 10 years following AL West titles in each of his first two seasons.Texas announced the move with 10 games left in Banister's fourth season, and general manager Jon Daniels said the decision wasn't based on the record."There are times when you're looking for a new voice, and the new voice for the leadership," Daniels said. "Jeff did a very good job for us. Ton of passion and energy and care for everybody involved. ... We just made a decision that a new voice at this point was needed."In a season when the focus turned to the development of their younger players, the Rangers took a 64-88 record into the Friday night's game against Seattle to open the final home series of the year. They had lost four in a row and 11 of 15.Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will serve as interim manager for the remainder of the season, starting with the three-game serie... [More]
Fri Sep 2120:25King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in DodgersChase Utley2BPhilliesFree Agent
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group.The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it arrived from Brooklyn in 1958. King says she and younger brother Randy Moffitt "grew up bleeding Dodger blue" in Long Beach. Moffitt later pitched in the majors for teams that included the rival San Francisco Giants, or as King puts it "the wrong team."King and her partner Ilana Kloss have taken an undisclosed stake in the Dodgers at the invitation of owner Mark Walter."It's a great thing for the Dodgers," manager Dave Roberts said.Pending approval by the WNBA, King and Kloss are also expected to have an ownership interest along with Walter in the Los Angeles Sparks."We're not allowed to talk about it," King said, referring to her percentage of the Dodgers. "We're all in this together."King said she hopes they "can make a difference that's meaningful and be impactful."She and Kloss met Walter and hi... [More]
Fri Sep 2118:45Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasonsJesse ChávezRPAthleticsFree Agent
Yu DarvishSPRangersFree Agent
Cole HamelsSPPhilliesFree Agent
Mike MinorSPBravesFree Agent
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister on Friday after the team stumbled to its first consecutive losing records in 10 years after winning AL West titles in each of his first two seasons.Texas announced the move with 10 games left in Banister's fourth season, and general manager Jon Daniels said the decision wasn't based on the record."There are times when you're looking for a new voice, and the new voice for the leadership," Daniels said. "Jeff did a very good job for us. Ton of passion and energy and care for everybody involved, and we just made a decision that a new voice at this point was needed."In a season when the focus turned to the development of their younger players, the Rangers took a 64-88 record into the Friday night's game against Seattle to open the final home series of the year. They had lost four in a row and 11 of 15.Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will serve as interim manager for the remainder of the season, starting with the three-game s... [More]
Fri Sep 2117:15Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasonsJesse ChávezRPAthleticsFree Agent
Yu DarvishSPRangersFree Agent
Cole HamelsSPPhilliesFree Agent
Mike MinorSPBravesFree Agent
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister on Friday after the team stumbled to its first consecutive losing records in 10 years after winning AL West titles in each of his first two seasons.Texas announced the move with 10 games left in Banister's fourth season, with general manager Jon Daniels saying the record was not the reason and that the team needed a "new voice from leadership."In a season when the focus turned to the development of their younger players, the Rangers had a 64-88 record heading into the Friday night's game against Seattle to open the final home series of the year. They had lost four in a row and 11 of 15.Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will serve as interim manager for the remainder of the season, starting with the three-game series against the Mariners. The Rangers will finish the season on the road next week against the Los Angeles Angels and Seattle.Daniels said he informed the 54-year-old Banister of the decision earlier Friday. Banist... [More]
Fri Sep 2115:55Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasonsJesse ChávezRPAthleticsFree Agent
Yu DarvishSPRangersFree Agent
Cole HamelsSPPhilliesFree Agent
Mike MinorSPBravesFree Agent
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister on Friday after the team stumbled to its first consecutive losing records in 10 years after winning AL West titles in each of his first two seasons.Texas announced the move with 10 games left in Banister's fourth season.In a season when the focus turned to the development of their younger players, the Rangers had a 64-88 record heading into the Friday night's game against Seattle to open the final home series of the year. They had lost four in a row and 11 of 15.Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will serve as interim manager for the remainder of the season, starting with the three-game series against the Mariners. The Rangers will finish the season on the road next week against the Los Angeles Angels and Seattle.General manager Jon Daniels said he informed the 54-year-old Banister of the decision on Thursday, a day off for the team. Banister was under contract through next season."This was not an easy decision and comes af... [More]
Thu Sep 2016:55Padres scouting vice president Don Welke dies at 75Elvis AndrusSSRangersFree Agent
Adrián Béltre3BRangersFree Agent
Jurickson ProfarSSRangersFree Agent
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres vice president of scouting Don Welke has died. He was 75.The team says he died Wednesday night in San Diego surrounded by family. No cause was given.Welke worked in baseball for more than 50 years. He joined the Padres in 2014, following general manager A.J. Preller from the Texas Rangers to San Diego. Welke also worked the Phillies, Dodgers, Orioles, Blue Jays, Royals and Reds.Welke was instrumental in the Rangers reaching consecutive World Series. He was directly involved in the signings and acquisitions of Adrian Beltre, Jurickson Profar and Elvis Andrus. He also helped sign Dave Stieb, Pat Hentgen and John Olerud.In a statement, Preller calls Welke a "visionary who knew and loved baseball, and he shared that knowledge and passion with me and countless other scouts throughout his five decades in the game."
Wed Sep 1918:54White Sox pitcher Kopech has Tommy John surgeryChris SaleSPWhite SoxFree Agent
CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Tuesday and will miss the 2019 season.Kopech, the top pitching prospect in the organization, is expected to be ready for spring training in 2020. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles.Kopech, 22, was 1-1 with a 5.02 ERA in four starts this season. He was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a torn elbow ligament Sept 8."Michael understands intellectually what it's going to require to come back," manager Rick Renteria said. "We're confident that he'll be able to do that and become the kind of pitcher we know he can be."Kopech was acquired in the trade that sent star pitcher Chris Sale to Boston following the 2016 season. He was drafted by Boston in the first round in 2014.
Wed Sep 1915:14Yankees activate closer Aroldis Chapman from 10-day DLAroldis ChapmanRPRedsFree Agent
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been activated from the disabled list.New York announced the move Wednesday before the second game of a three-game series against the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox.Chapman has been out since Aug. 21 with left knee tendinitis. The All-Star left-hander threw a simulated game Monday and said Tuesday that he had recovered well.He will be available out of the bullpen Wednesday night. New York is trying to prevent Boston from clinching the division at Yankee Stadium for the second time in three years. The Red Sox can clinch with one victory.The hard-throwing Chapman has 31 saves and a 2.11 ERA in 50 appearances this season.___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/tag/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Tue Sep 1822:04Cubs closer Morrow shut down for rest of 2018Brandon MorrowSPBlue JaysFree Agent
Pedro StropRPOriolesFree Agent
PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say closer Brandon Morrow will be shut down for rest of the year because of an injured right elbow that has been slow to heal.The NL Central leaders made the announcement before Tuesday night's game at Arizona.Morrow, who tops the Cubs with 22 saves, has been on the disabled list since July 19. The Cubs are without their two relievers with the most saves — Pedro Strop has 13 and is out with a hamstring injury, and the team hopes he's ready for the postseason.The Cubs will go with a closer-by-committee plan going forward. Morrow, who posted a 1.47 ERA in 35 games, is expected to be ready for spring training in 2019.
Sun Sep 1617:20Yankees' Boone says Judge could return vs Red Sox this weekAroldis ChapmanRPRedsFree Agent
Domingo GermánFree Agent
Aaron JudgeFree Agent
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone said All-Star slugger Aaron Judge could return to New York's lineup this week during a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox.Boone said Sunday that Judge is "getting real close" to returning from a broken right wrist. Judge has been cleared to play the outfield and run the bases, and he played two innings in right Friday night. He's still working his way back at the plate, though.Judge hit off a high-velocity pitching machine prior to a 3-2 loss to Toronto on Sunday. He's been taking batting practice on the field, and he might face rehabbing closer Aroldis Chapman in a simulated game Monday or Tuesday.Judge said he's experiencing no pain while swinging, but still has some discomfort on more standard movements."Swinging I'm fine," he said.Chapman is working back from left knee tendinitis. He threw a bullpen session Saturday, and Boone says the left-hander came out of it feeling well.Boston leads the AL East by 11½ games and has a magic number of two to clinch the division.Top pitching prospect Justus Sheffield will join the Yankees on Tuesday looking to make his major league debut. He and Domingo German will be called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, which finished its season Saturday.___Follow Jake Seiner: https://twitter.com/jake_seiner___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/tag/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Sun Sep 1613:40Jason Heyward activated from 10-day DL by CubsJason HeywardRFBravesFree Agent
Tommy La Stella2BBravesFree Agent
CHICAGO (AP) — Outfielder Jason Heyward has been activated from the 10-day disabled list by the Chicago Cubs.Heyward was not in the starting lineup Sunday against Cincinnati. He had been on the DL since Aug. 31 due to right hamstring tightness.He is batting .275 with seven home runs and 52 RBIs in 114 games this season.Chicago had scored 14 runs in its prior six games.Manager Joe Maddon says "I think you realize how important he's been by his absence."Also, infielder Tommy La Stella was scratched from the lineup about two hours before the game because of lower back tightness.___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/tag/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Sun Sep 1612:10Yankees' Boone says Judge could return vs Red Sox this weekAroldis ChapmanRPRedsFree Agent
Domingo GermánFree Agent
Aaron JudgeFree Agent
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone says All-Star slugger Aaron Judge could return to New York's lineup this week during a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox.Boone said Sunday that Judge is "getting real close" to returning from a broken right wrist. Judge has been cleared to play the outfield and run the bases, and he played two innings in right Friday night. He's still working his way back at the plate, though.Judge was scheduled to hit off a high-velocity pitching machine prior to a game Sunday against Toronto. He's been taking batting practice on the field, and he might face rehabbing closer Aroldis Chapman in a simulated game Monday or Tuesday.Chapman is working back from left knee tendinitis. He threw a bullpen session Saturday, and Boone says the left-hander came out of it feeling well.Boston leads the AL East by 10½ games and has a magic number of four to clinch the division entering Sunday.Top pitching prospect Justus Sheffield will join the Yankees on Tuesday looking to make his major league debut. He and Domingo German will be called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, which finished its season Saturday.___Follow Jake Seiner: https://twitter.com/jake_seiner___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/tag/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Sat Sep 1518:09Hellickson season may be over after he reinjures wristJeremy HellicksonSPRaysFree Agent
Jefry RodriguezFree Agent
Andrew StevensonFree Agent
ATLANTA (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Jeremy Hellickson may miss the rest of the season after reinjuring his right wrist while batting in the fourth inning of Saturday's 7-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.Hellickson sprained his right on Aug. 15 when he landed awkwardly while covering home plate after throwing a wild pitch at St. Louis.He made his first appearance since and got hurt again. The 2011 AL Rookie of the Year is scheduled for an MRI on Sunday.Hellickson missed 22 games in June because of a right hamstring strain. He is 5-3 with a 3.45 ERA in 19 starts."The injuries have been pretty frustrating," Hellickson said. "All three were out of my control. To only make 19 starts stinks, so I've just got to think about other things and just try to get healthy."Hellickson grimaced after fouling off the first pitch of his at-bat in the fourth inning, then swung and missed at a low and outside pitch. Hellickson walked to the dugout and was examined by director of athletic training Pa... [More]
Sat Sep 1517:29Hellickson leaves after reinjuring wrist while battingJeremy HellicksonSPRaysFree Agent
Jefry RodriguezFree Agent
Andrew StevensonFree Agent
ATLANTA (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Jeremy Hellickson left his start against the Atlanta Braves after re-injuring his right wrist while batting in the fourth inning.Hellickson had been sidelined by a sprained right wrist, and Saturday's start was his first since Aug. 15.He grimaced after fouling off the first pitch of his at-bat in the fourth, then swung and missed at a low and outside pitch. Hellickson walked to the dugout and was examined by director of athletic training Paul Lessard.Andrew Stevenson pinch hit, took two balls and swung and missed at strike three, a strikeout charged to Hellickson. Jefry Rodriguez relieved to start the bottom half.Hellickson allowed two hits and one unearned run in three innings.___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/tag/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Sat Sep 1503:09LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinchAroldis ChapmanRPRedsFree Agent
Jesse ChávezRPAthleticsFree Agent
Steve CishekRPMarlinsFree Agent
Mike ClevingerFree Agent
Jorge De La RosaSPRockiesFree Agent
Liam HendriksSPTwinsFree Agent
Bryan HoladayCTigersFree Agent
Brandon MorrowSPBlue JaysFree Agent
Ryne StanekFree Agent
Pedro StropRPOriolesFree Agent
Mitch WaldingFree Agent
Justin WilsonRPPiratesFree Agent
A look at what's happening around the majors today:PEN PALSThe Cubs will try a closer-by-committee approach down the stretch after learning Pedro Strop is out for the rest of the regular season because of a strained left hamstring. Strop, who had posted 11 saves since closer Brandon Morrow went on the disabled list in July, hurt himself trying to beat out a double-play grounder this week.On Friday night, Jorge De La Rosa worked around a double and walk in the ninth inning for his first career save, preserving a 3-2 win over Cincinnati at Wrigley Field. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he envisions calling on veterans including Steve Cishek, Justin Wilson and Jesse Chavez to finish games.ONE MOREMike Clevinger starts at Progressive Field as Cleveland tries to clinch its third straight AL Central title. The Indians have a magic number of one — they can wrap up the division with a win over Detroit, or a loss by Minnesota at Kansas City.RATS!The New York Mets had an unwelcome visitor to thei... [More]
Sat Sep 1500:29LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinchAroldis ChapmanRPRedsFree Agent
Jesse ChávezRPAthleticsFree Agent
Steve CishekRPMarlinsFree Agent
Mike ClevingerFree Agent
Jorge De La RosaSPRockiesFree Agent
Liam HendriksSPTwinsFree Agent
Bryan HoladayCTigersFree Agent
Brandon MorrowSPBlue JaysFree Agent
Ryne StanekFree Agent
Pedro StropRPOriolesFree Agent
Mitch WaldingFree Agent
Justin WilsonRPPiratesFree Agent
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:PEN PALSThe Cubs will try a closer-by-committee approach down the stretch after learning Pedro Strop is out for the rest of the regular season because of a strained left hamstring. Strop, who had posted 11 saves since closer Brandon Morrow went on the disabled list in July, hurt himself trying to beat out a double-play grounder this week.On Friday night, Jorge De La Rosa worked around a double and walk in the ninth inning for his first career save, preserving a 3-2 win over Cincinnati at Wrigley Field. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he envisions calling on veterans including Steve Cishek, Justin Wilson and Jesse Chavez to finish games.ONE MOREMike Clevinger starts at Progressive Field as Cleveland tries to clinch its third straight AL Central title. The Indians have a magic number of one — they can wrap up the division with a win over Detroit, or a loss by Minnesota at Kansas City.RATS!The New York Mets had an unwelcome visitor to t... [More]
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