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9:51 AM ET ESPN News Services Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will next be called the Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday with a video on Twitter narrated by actor Tom Hanks, ending months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by institutions and teams to
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3:27 AM ET Kenley Jansen served up the go-ahead home run to Wilmer Flores in Wednesday’s ninth inning, blowing his second consecutive save in the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ 4-2 loss to the first-place San Francisco Giants, then was booed vehemently by the home fans as he made his way back to the dugout. Dodgers manager
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Jul 21, 2021 Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval stood somewhere near the south side of the Las Vegas Strip on Wednesday morning, with the Cosmopolitan and Planet Hollywood within eyesight. Kaval will be there alongside his architect over the next two days, he said, sitting in on a series of meetings and analyzing where a
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4:38 PM ET Associated Press CINCINNATI — The New York Mets traded outfielder Billy McKinney to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for minor league outfielder Carlos Rincon and cash. The NL East-leading Mets also claimed right-hander Roel Ramírez off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets acquired McKinney from Milwaukee on May 25.
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1:11 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Baltimore Orioles placed left-hander Keegan Akin and outfielder Anthony Santander on the COVID-19 injured list before Wednesday’s game at Tampa Bay. Akin had been scheduled to start against the Rays. Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde learned about the situation late Tuesday night. “We’re following the protocols,”
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Jul 20, 2021 ESPN News Services MIAMI — Left-hander Jared Pettitte, son of three-time All-Star lefty Andy Pettitte, agreed to terms with the Miami Marlins as an undrafted free agent on Tuesday. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte were New York Yankees teammates for 15 seasons. “Dream into reality!” the younger Pettitte posted to
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2:29 PM ET In a first for Major League Baseball, a game featured an all-women broadcast crew when the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays played Tuesday night in Florida as part of the MLB Game of the Week on YouTube. Melanie Newman, the Orioles’ radio play-by-play announcer since last year, called the action while
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7:59 AM ET Los Angeles Angels luminary Shohei Ohtani is so electric, he rakes on his days off, too. Global merchandise and memorabilia brand Fanatics announced on Tuesday a multiyear partnership as the exclusive distributor of Ohtani autographs, collectables and memorabilia. Ohtani will sign bats, jerseys, photos and select game-used items in both English and
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Jul 18, 2021 Associated Press When the gunshots started to echo all around Nationals Park, San Diego Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. quickly thought about the team’s family members and friends in the seats. Tatis bolted from the bench down the left field line Saturday night, helped open a gate to the stands and
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12:18 PM ET ESPN News Services The New York Mets have placed ace Jacob deGrom on the 10-day injured list retroactive to July 15 with tightness in his right forearm. DeGrom felt discomfort Friday while throwing a bullpen session at Pittsburgh, manager Luis Rojas said Saturday. An MRI hours later showed there was forearm tightness
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3:49 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Brandon Marsh made his major league debut Sunday, playing center field for the Los Angeles Angels in their 7-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Marsh is considered the top prospect in the Angels’ organization. He was drafted in the second round in 2016 and was batting .382
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11:43 AM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Henry Davis loved his time at Louisville. It’s what helped make the hard-hitting catcher the first overall pick in the amateur draft. Still, he was eager to move on. So rather than mess around negotiating with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Davis practically sprinted to the bargaining table to get
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4:46 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The New York Mets placed star shortstop Francisco Lindor on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a strained right oblique. Lindor got hurt during Friday night’s 4-1 loss at Pittsburgh, wincing after he bounced out to second base in the fifth inning. The four-time All-Star took a few
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