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  • Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters. The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin Monday night's game at Citi Field, matching the mark set by Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros against the Los...

  • Nats LF Harper feels light-headed, leaves game

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — Washington left fielder Bryce Harper has left the Nationals game against the Atlanta Braves after feeling light-headed. Nate Schierholtz pinch-hit for Harper on Monday night with two outs in the fourth inning and a runner on third base. Schierholtz struck out to end the...

  • Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu gets injection

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu received a cortisone injection in his left shoulder on Monday and won't throw for at least four days. The team said that Ryu had an MRI with dye, which showed no changes from his previous MRI that was done in May. Ryu left...

  • Tanaka 5 scoreless innings in instructional league

    Yesterday

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees. Tanaka threw 65 pitches at Steinbrenner Field, allowing...

  • Final 6 Dodgers games to be seen in all of LA

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last six regular-season Los Angeles Dodgers games will be televised on an independent station that will allow all local fans of the team to watch after they have been shut out for most of the year. Time Warner Cable said Monday that it has reached a deal with...

  • Slumping Jeter gets night off from starting lineup

    Yesterday

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter, in an 0-for-24 slump, was out of the New York Yankees' starting lineup at Tampa Bay on Monday night. New York manager Joe Girardi said last weekend he was planning to give the Yankees captain a break during a three-game series with the Rays....

  • Cardinals manager can relate to Stanton incident

    Yesterday

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — It should come as no surprise that Mike Matheny is a leading proponent of player safety, from the big leagues all the way down to T-ball. Just like Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals manager was struck in the face by a pitch and felt lucky to walk away minus...

  • Rizzo and Soler back in Cubs' lineup against Reds

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler are back in the Chicago Cubs' starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Rizzo was sidelined for 18 games because of a lower back strain. He was down to bat third and play first base. Soler missed three games to attend to...

  • Yankees can't hold lead 9th, fall to Orioles 3-2

    Yesterday

    BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The New York Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable of doing the job. So Robertson got the call, and after he blew the save...

  • Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

    Yesterday

    BALTIMORE (AP) — No matter what the situation and regardless of who's at the plate, the Baltimore Orioles believe they're going to win. Often, that's precisely what happens. And that is why they're on the brink of becoming AL East champions. Steve Pearce hit an RBI double in the...

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