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5:56 PM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Miami Marlins sidelined by a coronavirus outbreak are all asymptomatic, and some have applied for reinstatement, manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday. The Marlins placed 17 players on the injured list last week following an outbreak in Philadelphia that forced seven games to be postponed. The infected
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5:25 PM ET New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton could miss up to a month with the hamstring injury that forced him to the injured list this past weekend, manager Aaron Boone said. Boone confirmed Tuesday that Stanton has a Grade 1 hamstring strain, an injury with a “reasonable” recovery timeline of three to four
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2:02 PM ET ESPN News Services The Detroit Tigers placed first baseman C.J. Cron on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a sprained left knee. The Tigers said Cron is wearing a knee brace and there is no timetable for his return. The Tigers recalled infielder Willi Castro from their alternate training site in a
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9:55 PM ET ESPN News Services DETROIT — Tigers first baseman C.J. Cron exited Monday night’s 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox with a left knee injury. Cron was struck by Danny Mendick‘s hard-hit grounder in the fourth inning and stayed down for a while. He eventually walked off with some assistance. Detroit pitcher
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4:53 PM ET The Arizona Diamondbacks placed left-hander Madison Bumgarner on the 10-day injured list with a mid-back strain Monday. Bumgarner is 0-3 with Arizona after signing a five-year, $85 million contract with the team in December. He allowed six runs and five hits in two innings, striking out two and walking two in a
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12:42 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pirates utility infielder Phillip Evans will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a concussion and fracturing his jaw in a collision with teammate Gregory Polanco in foul territory. Director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Sunday that Evans was in good spirits but is still dealing
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2:55 PM ET Patrick Mahomes long ago gave up a chance at a professional baseball career when he opted instead for football and quarterbacking, first in college at Texas Tech and since then with the Kansas City Chiefs. But being away from baseball didn’t dim his love for the sport, which his father, Pat, a
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8:00 AM ET Bradford Doolittle Close ESPN Staff Writer Sports reporter, Kansas City Star, 2002-09 Writer, Baseball, Baseball Prospectus Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus Member, Baseball Writers Association of America Member, Professional Basketball Writers Association David Schoenfield Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com
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Aug 7, 2020 ESPN News Services Eric Kay, a former director of communications for the Los Angeles Angels, has been charged by the Drug Enforcement Agency with illegally supplying drugs to pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who died in a hotel room in Texas last year. Skaggs, 27, was found dead on July 1, 2019, after police
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9:41 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Eloy Jimenez has no interest in the designated hitter job with the Chicago White Sox. He doesn’t want to hear anything about a late-inning defensive replacement, either. His team wants the same thing for him. Jimenez was back in left field for Chicago’s 2-0 victory over Cleveland on
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5:23 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Cleveland Indians hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo has opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns about contracting the coronavirus. Team president Chris Antonetti said Friday that Van Burkleo had been contemplating his departure for some time because of a personal high-risk condition and for his family.
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12:11 AM ET The Philadelphia Phillies might not have fans cheering them on inside Citizens Bank Park, but that didn’t stop the team’s supporters from catching the attention of New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone on Thursday. A group of fans who gather behind the fence of Ashburn Alley, the center field concourse — dubbed
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