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  • Mets demote Valverde, make Farnsworth their closer

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks into the season, the New York Mets are trying their third closer. Mets manager Terry Collins said Sunday he is promoting setup man Kyle Farnsworth to the ninth-inning role in place of struggling right-hander Jose Valverde, who has given up four home runs...

  • Angels make 3 errors on 1 play against Tigers

    Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels made three errors on one play in the first inning of their game against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Ian Kinsler was on first and began running on a 3-2 pitch to Miguel Cabrera. It was ball four, but catcher Hank Conger threw to second anyway,...

  • Twins claim Fuld, designate Mastroianni

    Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Twins have claimed outfielder Sam Fuld off waivers from Oakland and designated outfielder Darin Mastroianni for assignment. Fuld is not due to join Minnesota until its game Tuesday at Tampa Bay, leaving the club one player short for its series finale...

  • Yankees' RHP Nova on DL due to elbow ligament tear

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday. Nova left Saturday night's game against Tampa Bay in the fifth inning. An MRI exam after the...

  • Harper back in Nationals lineup after benching

    Updated: 5 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle. Harper is scheduled to bat second in Washington's lineup against the Cardinals. In the sixth inning on Saturday, Harper hit a comebacker to the...

  • Tigers release Gonzalez, call up Worth

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have released opening day shortstop Alex Gonzalez and purchased the contract of infielder Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo. Detroit has struggled to fill the hole at shortstop after letting Jhonny Peralta leave via free agency and losing Jose...

  • Mets can't challenge, rally falls short vs. Braves

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — After further review, there was nothing the New York Mets could do about the costly call that went against them. Unable to challenge an incorrect ruling that led to two runs for Atlanta, the Mets lost 7-5 Saturday night when their late rally fell short against Craig...

  • Bochy calls off Sunday BP after 3-1 loss to Padres

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are scuffling to the point that manager Bruce Bochy doesn't want them to swing before Sunday's series finale against San Diego. Eric Stults and three relievers combined to four-hit the Giants on Saturday night and Everth Cabrera hit a...

  • Ethier's HR propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren didn't let a little thing like a four-run inning discourage him. He had plenty of confidence in his teammates' ability to get him some runs, and they didn't disappoint him against a pitcher they'd never seen before. Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and...

  • D-Backs' Bolsinger beaten by Dodgers in start

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger got out of the first inning on five pitches and three ground balls in his first big league start. Then he struck out four of his next five batters and was sailing along until the Los Angeles Dodgers figured him out the second time through the lineup....

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