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Mets ace deGrom whiffs 5 of 6 batters in 1st rehab start

Jul. 03, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Back in a game at last, Jacob deGrom was sharp. The New York Mets ace struck out five of the six batters he faced and threw 18 of 24 pitches for strikes Sunday night in his first minor league rehabilitation start for Class A St. Lucie. The only...

Jays coach Budzinski leaves team following daughter's death

Jul. 03, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski will be away from the team following the death of his eldest daughter. Julia Budzinski was 17. “The Budzinskis have been part of our Blue Jays family over the last four seasons,” general manager Ross Atkins said...

LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 03, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...

LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 02, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...

Mets ace deGrom to make 1st injury rehab start Sunday

Jul. 02, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is finally ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Sidelined by injuries since last July, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to start Sunday night for Class A St. Lucie against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He's expected to...

Marlins part ways with Denbo, one of Jeter's first hires

Jul. 01, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter's first significant hire when he was leading the Miami Marlins is no longer with the club. The Marlins said they parted ways with Gary Denbo, who had been the team's vice president of player development and scouting. The move happened earlier this week. ...

Red Sox ace Sale nearing return from rib injury

Jul. 01, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale will make at least one more minor league rehab start before the Boston Red Sox decide if their ace is ready to join their rotation after being sidelined all season because of a rib injury. Manager Alex Cora said Friday the seven-time All-Star is close to...

Twins sparkplug Luis Arraez rises to top of batting race

Jun. 29, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just a few months into Luis Arraez's major league career, Cleveland manager Terry Francona marveled at the hitting machine division rival Minnesota was integrating into the lineup and predicted he would one day win a batting title. Three years later, Arraez is...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 29, 2022 03:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ SCHERZER'S START Mets ace Max Scherzer will make a minor league rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. The outing against the Hartford Yard Goats was pushed back a day from Tuesday, but...

Luis Castillo strikes out 11 as Reds beat Cubs 5-3

Jun. 29, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Castillo hears all the trade rumors. He just doesn't pay much attention to them. “I'm still trying to go out there and give it all, my best, as well,” Castillo said through a translator. Castillo's best was quite good Tuesday night. ...