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Seattle Mariners All-Star rookie Julio Rodriguez joins the Home Run Derby field

Seattle Mariners All-Star rookie Julio Rodriguez joins the Home Run Derby field

Seattle Mariners rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez will compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Dodger Stadium on Monday, he announced on social media on Wednesday. Cleveland Guardians third baseman Jose Ramirez has also accepted an invitation to attend the event, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Rodriguez will be the 14th rookie to participate, and …

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The Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels on a skid for their first 8-game single-season winning streak since 2005

The Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels on a skid for their first 8-game single-season winning streak since 2005

BALTIMORE — Quite unexpectedly and for the first time in years, the Baltimore Orioles had a week filled with wins, cheering fans, hugs and high fives. The Orioles earned their eighth straight victory Sunday, using back-to-back innings of four runs and three RBIs from Ramón Urías to beat the road-weary Los Angeles Angels 9-5. Baltimore …

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Detroit Tigers haven't heard from Eduardo Rodriguez since he placed LHP on the shortlist 3 weeks ago

Detroit Tigers haven’t heard from Eduardo Rodriguez since he placed LHP on the shortlist 3 weeks ago

The Detroit Tigers have had no communication with Eduardo Rodriguez since placing the star pitcher on the shortlist three weeks ago, according to general manager Al Avila, who said the team had ” no choice but to wait now”. Avila addressed Rodriguez’s status on Wednesday, 23 days after the southpaw was placed on the shortlist …

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Shohei Ohtani's home run and pitching gem help end Los Angeles Angels' 14-game losing streak

Shohei Ohtani’s home run and pitching gem help end Los Angeles Angels’ 14-game losing streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani was only facing his second batter, and Phil Nevin, on his third night as interim manager of the Los Angeles Angels, sensed something special was afoot. He turned to his pitching coach, Matt Wise, and shared his hunch. “He has that look, doesn’t he?” said Nevin. The Angels were struggling, …

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Shohei Ohtani's home run and pitching gem help end Los Angeles Angels' 14-game losing streak

Shohei Ohtani’s home run and pitching gem help end Los Angeles Angels’ 14-game losing streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani was only facing his second batter, and Phil Nevin, on his third night as interim manager of the Los Angeles Angels, sensed something special was afoot. He turned to his pitching coach, Matt Wise, and shared his hunch. “He has that look, doesn’t he?” said Nevin. The Angels were struggling, …

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Gary Sanchez and Minnesota Twins agree to $9 million deal to avoid arbitration

Gary Sanchez and Minnesota Twins agree to $9 million deal to avoid arbitration

MINNEAPOLIS — Wide receiver Gary Sanchez and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal Thursday, avoiding an arbitration hearing scheduled for next week. The deal was halfway between the $9.5 million Sanchez had requested and the $8.5 million offered by the Twins in the March 22 salary swap. A hearing was scheduled …

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