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Osuna working way back to Blue Jays with Gulf Coast club

​Toronto Blue Jays reliever Roberto Osuna pitched in a professional game Saturday for the first time since he was charged with assault two months ago. Osuna, who’s currently serving a 75-game unpaid suspension handed down by Major League Baseball, pitched one inning for Toronto’s Gulf Coast League team in Dunedin, Fla., on Saturday afternoon, striking out a batter and allowing ...

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Cardinals turf manager Matheny, hitting coaches amid reported clubhouse tension

The St. Louis Cardinals aren’t accustomed to stretches of mediocrity, and certainly not to reports of clubhouse unrest. The prospect of a third straight year without a post-season berth has spelled the end for manager Mike Matheny. Matheny was stunningly fired Saturday night following an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds, a defeat that dropped St. Louis to 47-46 and ...

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Balance of power flocks to DC for Derby

WASHINGTON — Steps from the United States’ seat of power, Major League Baseball will bring the power to Nationals Park on Monday night in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Homer-hitting host Bryce Harper leads a fascinating — and young — field of Derby entrants who will look to beat the clock and each other in the sport’s most swinging showcase ...

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Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar reportedly to miss 4-6 weeks with clavicle injury

The Toronto Blue Jays put centre-fielder Kevin Pillar on the 10-day disabled list Sunday while also placing infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr., on the seven-day concussion list. Both players were injured Saturday in a game against the Red Sox in Boston, with Pillar expected to miss four to six weeks. Pillar left the game in the third inning with a right ...

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Report: Yankees have checked in with Padres about pitching trio

The All-Star break is officially here, but that doesn’t mean front offices are going to sleep. Especially the New York Yankees, who finished the first half 4 1/2 games behind the Boston Red Sox for first place in the AL East. The Yankees have checked in with the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/teams/… MLB | theScore

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USA outslugs World in 8-homer Futures Game

WASHINGTON — Nobody told the players in Sunday’s SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game that the T-Mobile Home Run Derby wasn’t taking place until Monday night. • Box score The two sides combined for eight home runs as the Team USA outslugged the World, 10-6, on All-Star Sunday at Nationals Park. Yusniel Diaz, the Dodgers’ <span class="token toke… MLB News Index

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Blue Jays hurt again by Bogaerts' bat, drop series at Boston

Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to enter the all-star break with their best record since 1949. Brock Holt also drove in two runs for the American League East-leading Red Sox (68-30), who ...

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