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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...

Olson homers twice to lead Braves past Phillies 5-3

Jun. 28, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Olson homered twice and Travis d’Arnaud also went deep to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The Phillies were without Bryce Harper for the second straight game, and the 2021 NL MVP will be sidelined...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 28, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ 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...

Braves put closer Jansen on IL due to irregular heartbeat

Jun. 28, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Atlanta Braves closer Kenley Jansen was put on the 15-day injured list Tuesday because of an irregular heartbeat, the latest heart-related issue in the veteran right-hander's career. The move was made retroactive to Monday when Jansen felt discomfort, manager...

Harper set for thumb surgery, Phils hope he plays this year

Jun. 28, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will have surgery Wednesday to repair his broken left thumb and the team hopes the 2021 NL MVP can play again this season. Manager Rob Thomson did not offer a timetable for Harper’s return. “It’s tough, but...

Mets move Megill to 60-day IL, claim Robertson from Braves

Jun. 27, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Tylor Megill will be out until at least mid-August after the team moved him to the 60-day injured list Monday. The 26-year-old right-hander was put on the 15-day IL on June 17 because of a strained right shoulder, joining aces Jacob deGrom and...

LEADING OFF: Mariners-Angels penalties soon, Red Sox rolling

Jun. 27, 2022 02:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ DISCIPLINE ON DECK Major League Baseball will certainly soon be handing out penalties after the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels got into a huge brawl this weekend at Anaheim. ...

Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

Jun. 27, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor was certain his line drive was hooking foul. A deflection by Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley changed the path of the ball — and the outcome of a dramatic showdown between the last two World Series champions. Taylor had three hits,...

Braves' Acuña held out, unable to put pressure on left foot

Jun. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. is not starting in the Atlanta Braves’ game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night after fouling a ball off his left foot the previous night. Acuña moved around the Braves clubhouse Sunday afternoon with his left knee on a medical...

Ozuna's 2-run homer in 8th powers Braves past Dodgers 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna says he's beginning to see evidence of his work to regain his timing at the plate after missing most of last season. The Braves outfielder backed up that claim with his biggest hit of the season. Ozuna hit a tiebreaking homer in the...