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Betts, Martinez not interested in Home Run Derby

Add two more of MLB’s best to the growing list of players balking at the opportunity to participate in the Home Run Derby. Both Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez aren’t interested in this year’s event. “Hell no,” Betts told <a href="https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/redsox/2018/05… MLB | theScore

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Indians' Plutko carries no-hitter into 7th vs. Cubs after Triple-A call-up

CHICAGO (AP) Adam Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller provided stellar relief work, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night. Plutko (2-0) struck out four and walked four in his second major league start. The right-hander was promoted from Triple-A Columbus to replace the struggling Josh Tomlin in Cleveland’s rotation. ...

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Bogaerts extends win streak to 4 with late RBI

ST. PETERSBURG — The Red Sox finally got the big hit they were looking for all Wednesday in the ninth, and it was delivered by Xander Bogaerts in a 4-1 victory over the Rays at Tropicana Field. Boston has won four in a row. The RBI double by Bogaerts, which was well-placed down the line in left, scored J.D. Martinez ...

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Yanks hit at least 3 HRs in 5 straight for 1st time

ARLINGTON — Gleyber Torres‘ sensational splash onto the big league scene has helped his team make history on several different fronts, and in the fifth inning on Wednesday, the 21-year-old standout became the youngest Yankees rookie to homer in three consecutive games. Torres restored the Yankees’ lead with a three-run shot that chased Rangers starter <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-8F67B94F52… MLB ...

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Phillies' Eickhoff to visit thoracic outlet syndrome specialist

Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jerad Eickhoff hasn’t made a start for his team in 2018 due to a lat injury. Now his situation could be worse than it initially appeared. Eickhoff experienced a strange sensation in his fingers on Sunday when he pitched during a rehab start in Triple-A. He’l… MLB | theScore

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