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Astros demote closer Giles to Triple-A

The Astros optioned closer Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno and recalled left-hander Cionel Perez from Double-A Corpus Christi on Wednesday. Giles has surrendered 36 hits and 17 earned runs over 30 2/3 innings in 2018. He carries a 4.99 ERA with 12 saves in 34 games, but has only one save in nine appearances since June 17. … MLB News ...

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Braves place closer Vizcaino (shoulder) on DL

The Braves placed closer Arodys Vizcaino on the 10-day disabled list on Sunday, retroactive to Thursday, with right shoulder inflammation. The club selected the contract of right-hander Evan Phillips from Triple-A Gwinnett and designated infielder Phil Gosselin for assignment. <a class="art… MLB News Index

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Braves closer Vizcaino hits DL with shoulder injury

The Atlanta Braves have placed closer Arodys Vizcaino on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to June 21, with right shoulder inflammation. The 27-year-old hasn’t pitched since June 17 when he recorded his 15th save of the se… MLB | theScore

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Cubs place closer Morrow on DL with back tightness

The Chicago Cubs placed closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to June 17 with back tightness. Morrow was held out of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/teams/26" href="h… MLB | theScore

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BREAKING: Cubs place closer Morrow on DL

CHICAGO — The Cubs placed closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to June 17 because of tightness in his back and will keep Justin Hancock on the roster. Hancock was the 26th man added for Tuesday’s doubleheader. Morrow injured his back taking his pants off early Monday when he got home after the Cubs’ road trip. … ...

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BREAKING: Nats acquire KC closer Herrera

WASHINGTON — The Nationals made an early summer splash on Monday evening, acquiring right-handed closer Kelvin Herrera from the Royals in exchange for a trio of Minor Leaguers: infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, outfielder <a href="http://m.mlb.com/player/663368/blake-perk… MLB News Index

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BREAKING: Nats acquire KC closer Herrera

WASHINGTON — The Nationals made an early summer splash on Monday evening, acquiring right-handed closer Kelvin Herrera from the Royals in exchange for a trio of Minor Leaguers: infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, outfielder Blake Perkins and right-hander Yohanse Morel. The trade helps bolster Washington’s bullpen, which has become some… MLB News Index

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