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Souza goes on DL; D-backs call up Brito

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled outfielder Socrates Brito from Triple-A Reno and placed outfielder Steven Souza Jr. (strained right pectoral) on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday. Brito, 25, hit .323 (51-for-158) with 8 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 21 RBI, 25 runs scored and 7 stolen bases in 42 games with the Aces in 2018. H… MLB News Index

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Rays promote highly touted prospect Willy Adames

Forget about relievers starting games for a moment, because the Tampa Bay Rays have something else to talk about. They’re calling up top position prospect Willy Adames, the team announced Tuesday. Adames will be in T… MLB | theScore

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Broken toe sends Gordon to disabled list

The Mariners placed infielder-outfielder Dee Gordon to the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with a fractured right toe and recalled infielder Daniel Vogelbach from Triple-A Tacoma. Vogelbach is expected to be available for Tuesday night’s game against the Athletics at Oakland Coliseum. <di… MLB News Index

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MLB extends Roberto Osuna's leave through May 28

Major League Baseball has extended the administrative leave of Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna for a third seven-day period through May 28 as it investigates an assault charge filed against the all-star pitcher. Osuna was put on administrative leave by MLB on May 8. The pitcher was charged with one count of assault, according to Toronto Police Constable Jenifferjit ...

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These relievers are most likely options to start

The Rays may or may not have ushered in a “new era” when they started reliever Sergio Romo on back-to-back days against the Angels over the weekend, but what they surely did was prove that the idea had merit. Romo, facing a righty-heavy Halos lineup, struck out six of the nine batters he faced in 2 1/3 scoreless innings. … ...

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11 players who could move at Trade Deadline

As the calendar approaches Memorial Day, the trade season is drawing near. We’re into the second quarter of the season, and although the bulk of the summer deals won’t take place for two more months, there’s always the possibility of a contender jumping the market in an attempt to separate itself from the pack. So which players should we expect ...

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Q&A with Lyle Overbay: On his '76 Chevy Citation and 'the Toaster'

theScore is releasing a three-part series with former and current Blue Jays about their first car, current cars, and dream car. The first installment comes with Lyle Overbay, who played for Toronto from 2006-2010 and retired from baseball in 2014 after 14 seasons. Going back in time, do you remember what your first car was? LO: It was a 1976 ...

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NL East emerging as beast in Power Rankings

Entering this season, we knew the National League East race was bound to be a dogfight that involved two teams. Two months in, the division is indeed one of the most competitive in baseball — it just involves more than just the usual suspects, the Nationals and Mets. Wouldn’t it be something if come September, the two teams clawing their ...

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