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  • Seattle pushes Iwakuma, Hernandez back a day

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are giving starters Hisashi Iwakuma and Felix Hernandez an extra day of rest and will start Erasmo Ramirez on Tuesday against the New York Mets. Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said Monday that he will give the main arms in his pitching staff extra rest...

  • Royals 1B Eric Hosmer scratched with bruised hand

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer has been scratched from the Kansas City Royals' lineup against the Chicago White Sox with a bruised right hand. Hosmer was hit on the hand by a pitch from Boston's Jon Lester on Sunday at Fenway Park. The first baseman was in the original lineup Monday night batting...

  • Jeter turns small part of attention to business

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pedestrians craned their necks as Derek Jeter stood in front of a food truck parked across the street from Central Park. As the New York Yankees captain winds down his baseball life, part of his attention already is turning to his future business career. He announced the...

  • RHP Jeremy Jeffress returns to Brewers in 'pen

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have called up right-hander Jeremy Jeffress from Triple-A Nashville to give the bullpen a boost. Jeffress joined the team before Monday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds. He was 4-1 with a 1.51 ERA and five saves in the minors. The 26-year-old...

  • Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira out with back strain

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will be sidelined for at least three games because of a strained muscle in his back, the latest injury to slow the team's leading run producer. Teixeira has been hampered by a left lower lat injury that was causing spasms in his back for...

  • Indians send Adams down to make room for House

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-handed reliever Austin Adams to Triple-A Columbus, making room on the roster for left-hander T.J. House. House was officially recalled Monday from Class A Mahoning Valley to make the start in Minnesota, where the Indians arrived for...

  • White Sox pitching coach out with vertigo

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper has vertigo and will miss Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals. Manager Robin Ventura says it is possible Cooper, who also missed Sunday's game before he knew he had vertigo, might miss a few more days. Ventura says...

  • Rangers activate 1B-OF Jim Adduci from DL

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers have activated outfielder-first baseman Jim Adduci from the 15-day disabled list. Adduci has been out since breaking his left pinkie sliding into second base on April 17. He re-injured the finger during a rehabilitation assignment in June. Adduci is set to...

  • Former closer Sergio Santos cut by Blue Jays

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Former closer Sergio Santos was cut Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays, who owe the reliever more than $2 million. Santos, 0-2 with a 7.78 ERA and five saves, was designated for assignment and placed on waivers. Unless he's claimed by another team, the Blue Jays are responsible...

  • Baseball Hall of Fame gala canceled

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Baseball Hall of Fame says next month's gala concert featuring the Boston Pops and Paul Simon has been canceled. No reason was given. The Aug. 2 event was to have been part of the museum's 75th anniversary celebration. The Hall of Fame said Monday that...

  • Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have activated pitcher Cliff Lee, infielder Reid Brignac and catcher Wil Nieves from the disabled list. Lee was to start Monday night against San Francisco after missing nine weeks because of an elbow strain. The former AL Cy Young Award winner is 4-4 with a...

  • Cain heads to DL with elbow injury

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have placed righty Matt Cain on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation. Cain is only 2-7 with a career-worst 4.18 ERA in 15 games. He's earning $20 million this season in the middle of a $140 million, eight-year contract. Yusmeiro Petit...

  • Chamberlain's arm and beard fitting in with Tigers

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain. "He's been the one piece that has been consistent all year," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. Chamberlain leads the American League in holds heading into Detroit's...

  • Braves' Gattis off DL, starting against Marlins

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Catcher Evan Gattis has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is in Atlanta's lineup against the Miami Marlins. Gattis had been sidelined since June 29 with a bulging disk in his lower back. The return of Gattis adds an important bat to the middle of the Braves'...

  • Gonzalez gets key hit, Dodgers beat Cardinals 4-3

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clayton Kershaw couldn't hold a two-run lead in a ballpark that's been rough on him. The Los Angeles Dodgers won despite a so-so start from their ace lefty, who'd been virtually untouchable for a long stretch entering the All-Star break. Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking...

  • WATCH: 105-year-old woman throws out ceremonial first pitch

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO — At 105 years old, Agnes McKee of Oceanside, Calif., became the oldest person to toss the ceremonial first pitch at a San Diego Padres game when she took the field Sunday. In honor of her big birthday, McKee was chosen to throw the first pitch at the Padres game Sunday.

  • 5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: PENNSYLVANIA CONGRESS MEMBERS TOOK 41 PRIVATELY PAID TRIPS SO FAR THIS YEAR The Associated Press reviewed gift and travel records on the House clerk's website in the wake of a...

  • Fire damages Miller Park restaurant

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Officials say a fire at the Milwaukee Brewers' ballpark was contained mainly to a restaurant. The fire started about 2 a.m. Monday at Friday's Front Row Sports Grill at Miller Park Milwaukee Deputy Fire Chief Aaron Lipski says the fire apparently started in the restaurant's...

  • Angels with latest big move before trade deadline


    Oakland general manager Billy Beane acted boldly, trading top prospect Addison Russell in a deal that brought starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Athletics. Then it was Jerry Dipoto's turn. The GM of the Los Angeles Angels acquired closer Huston Street on Friday night, giving his...

  • Cardinals miss out on sweep, lose 4-3 to Dodgers


    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals missed a chance at a three-game sweep over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The consolation prize was refusing to let Clayton Kershaw beat them at home. "I think we hung in there against one of the best pitchers in the game," said Peter Bourjos, whose two-run...


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