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Yankees are MLB Bullpen of the Week

As part of the MLB Prevailing Moments program, each Monday throughout the 2017 season, MLB.com is honoring the “Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford.” An industry-wide panel of MLB experts, including legendary stats…


Manny Machado leads Orioles vs. Tigers

The Orioles set the tone early when Jonathan Schoop, Chris Davis and Trey Mancini launched three consecutive home runs in the first inning for a 4-0 lead. The blasts continued in the fourth with a…


Sean Rodriguez hits walk-off HR in Bucs return

“Deep down, I never felt like I ever stopped being a Pirate,” Rodriguez said. “Big saying over here is, ‘Family forever.’ I was here for two years. I felt like I was never going to…


Rays’ Steven Souza Jr. hits clutch home run

“I knew the stat coming in, or I’ve known it for a while now,” Kevin Cash said of the drought, which started before he was the club’s manager. “Check that one off my bucket list.”…


Astros’ Juan Centeno hits walk-off single

But Jose Altuve welcomed Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna with his third single of the game to start the bottom of the ninth, and after Josh Reddick struck out — leading to an ejection over…


Cardinals rout Reds in finale with big innings

CINCINNATI — Before the Cardinals could savor a nine-run inning or coast to a 13-4 victory over the Reds on Sunday, Adam Wainwright first had to navigate through a nearly calamitous opening frame. But the…


Yonder Alonso goes to Mariners in trade

KANSAS CITY — Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto added some more offensive punch to his lineup on Sunday, trading Minor League outfielder Boog Powell to the A’s for All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso. The 30-year-old…


Brewers’ Domingo Santana exits against Rays

Hernan Perez moved from third base to right field to take Santana’s place, and Shaw entered the game at third, hitting second. “It’s better than I thought,” Shaw said of how his neck felt prior…


Yankees place Matt Holliday on 10-day DL

Girardi said that Cooper will see some reps at first base, though Chase Headley remains the everyday first baseman. If Cooper plays, it will likely be against a left-handed starter. “I’ll incorporate Coop a little…


Indians activate Jason Kipnis from DL

Kipnis will be returning from a right hamstring strain that he sustained on July 8 while trying to beat out a ground ball against the Tigers. He was placed on the DL the following day…