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  • Angels RHP Richards leaves field with knee injury

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards was taken off the field on a stretcher with a left knee injury on Wednesday night. Richards was hurt in the second inning while running to cover first base on a potential double-play grounder by Boston's Brock Holt....

  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB executive Joe Torre ruled on Tuesday night's game at...

  • Posey out with left hip ailment

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — San Francisco catcher Buster Posey was out of the lineup Wednesday night for the Giants' game against the Cubs with soreness in his left hip. Giants manager Bruce Bochy likened it to an unscheduled day off and expected Posey to be back behind the plate Thursday. Bochy...

  • Cubs SS Castro late scratch from Wednesday's game.

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say shortstop Starlin Castro has been scratched from the lineup because of a family emergency. The Cubs made the announcement before Wednesday night's game at Wrigley Field against the San Francisco Giants. The team didn't disclose specifics on the...

  • Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Nick Swisher's disappointing second season with the Indians is over. Swisher underwent surgery on both knees Wednesday, procedures the first baseman/outfielder hopes will alleviate pain and prolong his career. The 33-year-old has underperformed after getting a...

  • Yankees RHP Tanaka throws 35-pitch bullpen session

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka threw 35 pitches Wednesday in his second bullpen session as he tries to return to the New York Yankees this season. The injured rookie from Japan threw fastballs, breaking balls and five splitters at Yankee Stadium. He said he felt a little rusty, but...

  • Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys. After Neshek gave up his No. 41 uniform, Lackey gave him a baseball autographed by Babe Ruth that's worth thousands of...

  • Verlander could start for Tigers on Saturday

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander could rejoin the Detroit Tigers' rotation on Saturday. Verlander has missed one start because of a sore right shoulder. The right-hander threw for the second straight day Wednesday and said it's "strong to quite strong" that he will start...

  • Pirates activate RHP Cole from disabled list

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Gerrit Cole from the 15-day disabled list and will start him right away against Atlanta. Cole came off the DL on Wednesday night to face the Braves. Cole was put on the disabled list for the second time this season on July 9...

  • Rays OF Myers activated from DL

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have activated outfielder Wil Myers from the 60-day disabled list after missing 70 games with a broken right wrist. The Rays made the announcement before Wednesday night's game against Detroit. The 2013 AL rookie of the year played seven...

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