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Don’t bank on Mike Trout participating in the All-Star game Home Run Derby

Aaron Judge says he has no interest in defending his title in the home run derby. Neither Mookie Betts nor J.D. Martinez wants to participate. Even Bryce Harper, whose Washington Nationals are playing host to the All-Star festivities, has yet to public…

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MLB: Carlos Carrasco is put on Indians’ DL

Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola was chased by Milwaukee with one out in the fourth inning, the first time the right-hander has failed to pitch at least five innings since May 31, 2017, a streak that spanned 35 starts. … Tampa Bay, which has been hurt by injuries to its rotation, employed a reliever to

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Angels fail to close against Athletics in 6-5 extra-innings loss

Pujols’ drive off Daniel Mengden was his fourth this month and 11th overall this season. It also moved the Angels’ 38-year-old slugger within five home runs of tying Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place all time.

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Dodgers’ surprise ace makes All-Star case in win over Giants

The Dodgers are a full-fledged media company, with their own television and radio stations and enthusiastic participation on social media outlets. They satisfy the need for constant content in a variety of ways, including something called “The Doc and …

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MLB: Richard Bleier could be out for season

Bleier walked off the mound in pain Wednesday after throwing a seventh-inning pitch against Boston. An MRI exam determined the injury to be a left shoulder latissimus strain, which probably will require surgery to repair.

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MLB: Richard Bleier could be out for season

Bleier walked off the mound in pain Wednesday after throwing a seventh-inning pitch against Boston. An MRI exam determined the injury to be a left shoulder latissimus strain, which probably will require surgery to repair.

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Ed Roebuck, pitcher on the Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 championship team, dies at 86

Roebuck made his major league debut for the Dodgers in 1955, when their lineup included Hall of Famers Roy Campanella, Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese and Duke Snider. Roebuck worked out of the bullpen, pitching in more games than two relievers who woul…

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His sons grew to be Dodgers after he invented substance now banned by MLB

Nowhere had the debate over human growth hormone, and its abuse in baseball, raged with greater intensity than in the San Francisco Bay Area. Goeddel played at Bellarmine High in San Jose, 30 miles south of the BALCO laboratory at the root of baseball’s drug scandal, 45 miles south of Barry Bonds

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Dodgers’ Hill looks strong in 75-pitch minor league rehab start

“I felt like I could have thrown 100 pitches,” he said. “It’s interesting because as the game went on, I felt better and felt more comfortable in my mechanics. When you feel more comfortable, you can dig deeper into your reserves. I could see the ball jumping out of my hand in the third and fourth

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Matt Kemp ejected in Dodgers’ 3-2 extra-inning win over the Rangers

The Dodgers would win the game in the 11th with an even stranger interaction at the plate. Enrique Hernandez scored the game-winning run on a grounder hit back to the mound by Austin Barnes. The throw from Rangers pitcher Matt Bush pulled backup catche…

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MLB: Yankees aim to boost rotation

Steinbrenner, the Yankees managing general partner, said Wednesday the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering the recent loss of left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who had season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 7.

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MLB: Yankees aim to boost rotation

Steinbrenner, the Yankees managing general partner, said Wednesday the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering the recent loss of left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who had season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 7.

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MLB: Yankees aim to boost rotation

Steinbrenner, the Yankees managing general partner, said Wednesday the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering the recent loss of left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who had season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 7.

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That’s no sound of silence for Angels against Mariners

In that inning, however, something that felt inevitable proved to be just that, Mitch Haniger finally driving a shot to a place where no Angel could get it, his two-run home run launching Seattle to victory.

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Angels promote infielder David Fletcher

David Fletcher had consecutive impressive springs for the Angels.

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Orioles’ Mark Trumbo parts with his Newport Beach nest

Trumbo, an outfielder who spent time with the Angels, Arizona Diamondbacks and Seattle Mariners before landing with the Baltimore Orioles, first listed the home in November for $2.099 million. Records show the slugger bought it three years ago for $1.7…

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