Ortiz and Bradley HR, Red Sox top Toronto for 3rd win in row (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2015-07-01 03:18

Minus injured stars Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia, the Boston Red Sox managed to match their longest winning streak of the season. David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six solid innings and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win. ''Guys have stepped up,'' manager John Farrell said.

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Papi extends HR mark at Rogers Centre

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2015-07-01 03:12
David Oritz has always been able to knock the ball out of the park at Rogers Centre. He was at it again Tuesday night as he swatted a solo shot in a 4-3 Red Sox victory over the Blue Jays.
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Salazar backed by 3 HRs, Indians beat Rays 6-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2015-07-01 03:04

Danny Salazar had his best fastball Tuesday night and didn't see much reason to use anything else. Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. Jason Kipnis, Giovanny Urshela and David Murphy homered for the Indians, driving in all six runs and sending the Rays to their third straight loss.

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Moreland hits 2 HRs to lead Rangers past Orioles 8-6 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2015-07-01 03:00

Two games against the Baltimore Orioles have enabled Mitch Moreland and the Texas Rangers to rediscover the joy of trotting around the bases. Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and Texas celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton with an 8-6 victory Tuesday night. Shin-Soo Choo and Robinson Chirinos also went deep for the Rangers, who have hit eight home runs over the past two nights.

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Zimmermann sharp as Nationals beat Braves again, 6-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2015-07-01 02:57

Jordan Zimmermann says the Washington Nationals are happy to win two of three in every series. Against the Atlanta Braves, they are doing much better. Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Nationals beat Atlanta 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.

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White Sox ace Sale strikes out 10 for 8th straight game (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2015-07-01 02:10

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- White Sox pitcher Chris Sale has struck out at least 10 for the eighth straight game, matching the best run in major league history.

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Gray hospitalized with flu-like symptoms

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2015-07-01 01:27
A's right-hander Sonny Gray was hospitalized overnight with flu-like symptoms and scratched from his Tuesday home start against the Rockies.
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International signing period opens Thursday

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2015-07-01 00:26
July 2 marks the first day of the international signing period and the first day teens across the globe can sign with a Major League club.
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Mackanin to remain Phillies' manager for rest of season (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 23:24
The Philadelphia Phillies say Pete Mackanin will stay as their manager for the rest of the season. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. made the announcement Tuesday. Mackanin took over on an interim basis last Friday after manager Ryne Sandberg resigned.
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Garcia questionable for Thursday, Belisle placed on DL (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 23:17
St. Louis Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia is a question mark for Thursday's start, still struggling to return from a groin cramp in his last start. Manager Mike Matheny committed to John Lackey starting Wednesday against the White Sox but offered no further details on the St. Louis rotation going forward. Lance Lynn took Garcia's turn in the rotation on regular rest Tuesday because the team was off Monday.
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Harper could rake vs. Braves' rookie starter

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 23:03
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Rays sign first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 22:49

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have signed first-round pick Garrett Whitley, the 13th overall selection in this year's baseball draft.

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Rusney Castillo rejoins Red Sox, just in case (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 22:22
TORONTO (AP) -- Outfielder Rusney Castillo has rejoined the Boston Red Sox on a standby basis, just in case Hanley Ramirez's injured hand doesn't heal.
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Cain, Peavy to return with back-to-back starts for Giants (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 22:14
MIAMI (AP) -- Matt Cain and Jake Peavy are headed back to work for the San Francisco Giants. The two pitchers will start this week following lengthy stays on the disabled list.
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Josh Hamilton activated from DL by Rangers, Gallo to minors (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:32

Josh Hamilton is back on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster, eager to jump-start a season that has been marred by injury. The 34-year-old slugger was activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and put in the starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles. Hamilton was sidelined since May 31 with a strained left hamstring.

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Gray to miss start for A's vs. Rockies with illness (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 20:54

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics scratched starter Sonny Gray because of an illness and brought up right-hander Chris Bassitt from Triple-A Nashville to face Colorado.

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Casey McGehee designated for assignment by Giants (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2015-06-30 20:51
MIAMI (AP) -- Casey McGehee, the NL Comeback Player of the Year in 2014, will need another comeback.
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Last-minute All-Star Game voting advice

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-06-30 18:21
MLB.com's Phil Rogers offers last-minute voting advice with just a few days left in All-Star Game balloting.
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