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MLB decides pitchers can have 'cheat sheets' on mound

Major League Baseball has told teams that it’s perfectly OK for pitchers to carry the kind of scouting cards that umpire Joe West confiscated from Philadelphia reliever Austin Davis on the mound this weekend. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said he’d been informed the cards were legal. They are, provided they don’t delay games, MLB advised clubs in clarifying the policy. ...

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Ohtani returns to mound amid Ruthian season

HOUSTON — When the Angels announced that Shohei Ohtani would be making his long-awaited return to the mound, manager Mike Scioscia tried to temper expectations for what the two-way phenom would be able to accomplish in his first pitching appearance since June 6. Scioscia’s words of caution proved prescient, as Ohtani showed some rust against the Astros on Sunday night, ...

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Ohtani returns to mound amid Ruthian season

HOUSTON — Shohei Ohtani made his first start in almost three months here tonight against the Astros, making the Angels two-way sensation the only player besides Babe Ruth to start 10 games and hit at least 10 home runs in the same season in Major league history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Also per Elias, when Ohtani completed a ...

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Ohtani to return to mound for Sunday's start

Shohei Ohtani‘s journey back to the Major League mound appears to be complete. The two-way sensation will start for the Angels on Sunday in their series finale against the Astros, making his first pitching appearance since June 6, two days before he was diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. <a class="article-item__gamed… ...

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Watch: Giants' Rodriguez laughs from mound as dad Pudge muffs foul ball

(Courtesy: MLB.com) Thirteen-time Gold Glove winners are supposed to have better hands than this. Hall of Fame catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez was all smiles on Friday night as he watched his son, San Francisco Giants right-hander <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/players/9776" href="https://www.thescore.c… MLB | theScore

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AL Cy Young Power Rankings: Sale, Bauer at the top of the mound

As the home stretch of the baseball season begins, theScore’s MLB editors break down the leading candidates for the MVP and Cy Young awards in the American and National Leagues. Today, we’re ranking the early favorites for the 2018 AL Cy Young. 5. Luis Severino IP ERA FIP WHIP WAR 143 1/3</t… MLB | theScore

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Ankiel looking to return to mound 14 years after last major-league pitch

Rick Ankiel is trying to make a return to baseball at the position in which he first rose to prominence nearly two decades ago. If his body holds up and he finds a team willing to buy into his comeback dreams, Ankiel said he’ll attempt to make a major-league roster as a relief pitcher. “I have nothing to lose,” the ...

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