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7:54 PM ET Associated Press COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Jayson Stark accepted the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing on Saturday afternoon at Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field, and he was moved by the moment. “I am literally living the dream. It feels like it is happening to somebody else,” said Stark, a Phillies
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2:21 AM ET Associated Press PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks fell into an early hole against a team ahead of them in the NL wild-card standings. Once they cycled through the third inning, the hits kept coming. Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle by consecutive batters in Arizona’s history,
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5:36 PM ET Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer said Friday he has an inflamed bursa sac in his back and received a cortisone shot on Tuesday to clear up inflammation. Scherzer told reporters he won’t pitch Sunday but is hopeful it won’t be too much longer. The injury was originally diagnosed as a back strain,
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8:06 AM ET The Houston Astros are not happy about scheduling that has them making a quick turnaround ahead of Friday night’s home game against the Texas Rangers. The Astros played the final game of their series against the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. The team was estimated to arrive back in Houston about
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10:03 PM ET Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday’s game against the Braves in Atlanta. Strasburg led off the third inning with a single to center and scored the Nationals’ first run, tying the game. The Nationals batted around, and when Strasburg came
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7:08 PM ET Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout is back in the lineup after missing three games with a calf injury. Trout is batting second as the designated hitter for the final game of the series with the Houston Astros. Trout left Sunday’s 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners after the second inning. An
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8:06 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it’s “a little bit tough to swallow” that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jansen was struck in the foot by Adam Haseley‘s grounder
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6:57 PM ET ESPN News Services Major League Baseball has suspended Los Angeles Angels reliever Noe Ramirez for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch Tuesday near the head of Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick. Angels manager Brad Ausmus was hit with a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine Wednesday
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