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Hess, Orioles overcome Rays bullpen for 2-0 win

May. 25, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Hess pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, helping the Baltimore Orioles overcome a strong effort from Tampa Bay's bullpen in a 2-0 win over the Rays on Friday night. Danny Valencia doubled in a run off starter Sergio Romo, and Jonathan Schoop went deep against...

Musgrove uses arm, bat to beat Cards 8-1 in Pirates debut

May. 25, 2018 10:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove came off the disabled list to win his Pirates debut with seven scoreless innings on the mound while also getting his first career hit and scoring the winning run as Pittsburgh beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 on Friday night. The right-hander singled to lead off the sixth...

Cavs All-Star Love sustains head injury in Game 6

May. 25, 2018 9:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss the remainder of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals after banging heads with Boston's Jayson Tatum. Love and Tatum inadvertently collided midway through the quarter and both dropped to the floor. Love, who missed a March 28 game at...

Marlins 3B Martin Prado limps out of game against Nationals

May. 25, 2018 9:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Marlins third baseman Martin Prado has left in the sixth inning against Washington after he pulled up limping while beating out a grounder. Hamstring and knee injuries limited Prado to 37 games last year, and he missed the first month of this season recovering from right knee surgery. The...

Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays

May. 25, 2018 8:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive. Rewarding a strong start in spite of numerous injuries and the suspension of Robinson Cano, the Mariners pulled off the first big...

Kershaw marks 10-year anniversary of MLB debut on DL

May. 25, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw marked the 10-year anniversary of his major league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on the disabled list. However, the three-time Cy Young Award winner is getting closer to returning. Kershaw is set to throw a four-inning simulated game on Saturday at Dodger Stadium, the...

Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training

May. 25, 2018 8:37 PM EDT

TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — Disgruntled fans broke into a Brazil training session for the World Cup on Friday and some booed the national team over a lack of contact with local supporters. A few dozen even mocked chanted "It was 7-1! It was 7-1!" in a reference to the team's humiliation against Germany four...

Hanley Ramirez designated for assignment by Red Sox

May. 25, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez has been designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox, who are responsible for the $15.25 million remaining on his contract but avoided him triggering a $22 million salary for 2019. Boston made the move Friday to clear a roster spot for All-Star second baseman Dustin...

Angels' Rene Rivera out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

May. 25, 2018 7:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels catcher Rene Rivera had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and likely will be sidelined for 4-to-6 weeks. Dr. Brian Schultz operated on Friday in Los Angeles following an MRI. "It's obviously a tough break for Rene right now, a tough break for us,"...

Yankees to activate Greg Bird, forcing tough roster call

May. 25, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees plan to activate first baseman Greg Bird from the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since having right ankle surgery on March 27. New York likely will decide whether...