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Joe Girardi wants to manage an MLB team again

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Nats’ Victor Robles escapes major injury after getting hit on wrist

Good news for the Washington Nationals as X-rays came back clear on outfielder Victor Robles’ injured wrist, according to Todd Dybas of NBC Sports (via Twitter). Robles sustained a wrist contusion in Friday night’s game when the...

Brewers to place catcher Manny Pina on IL, recall Jacob Nottingham

The Brewers announced after last night’s game that catcher Manny Pina will be headed to the 10-day injured list with a hamstring injury. He’ll be replaced on the active roster by fellow receiver Jacob Nottingham, per MLB.com’s Adam...

What’s next for the AL East-leading Rays’ pitching staff?

Traditionalists may never fully embrace the approach, but it’s hard to argue with the results: through a quarter of the season, the Rays’ pitching staff has been lights out. By design, it’s a fluid and ever-evolving mix of...

Brewers to promote touted prospect Keston Hiura

The Brewers will promote exciting second base prospect Keston Hiura, according to Robert Murray of The Athletic (Twitter link). Precise timing and corresponding roster moves aren’t yet clear. Hiura, 22, entered the present season as a consensus...

Padres Fernando Tatis Jr. still at least a week away from return

Though Padres fans are anxiously awaiting the return of Fernando Tatis Jr., it seems he’ll be down for at least another week. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Tatis is not yet even running at full speed....

Mariners place Felix Hernandez on IL, select Parker Markel

As part of a series of roster moves, the Mariners announced that they’ve placed right-hander Felix Hernandez on the 10-day injured list with a strained pitching shoulder and selected the contract of righty Parker Markel from Triple-A Tacoma. The team...

Tyler Glasnow pulled with forearm tightness

The Rays pulled starter Tyler Glasnow from tonight’s game after he motioned to the dugout. Tampa Bay announced that tightness in his right forearm was the cause for the move, as MLB.com’s Juan Toribio was among those to...

Rays place Mike Zunino on IL, select Anthony Bemboom

The Rays announced that they’ve placed catcher Mike Zunino on the 10-day injured list and selected the contract of fellow backstop Anthony Bemboom. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times first reported that the move was coming (Twitter links). Zunino...

Watch: Jackie Bradley Jr. robs Trey Mancini of walk-off home run

Jackie Bradley Jr. extended Wednesday’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox with a game-saving catch. Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini represented the winning run when he came up to bat with one out in the...

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GGG takes one last shot at Canelo

Gennady Golovkin faces off against Canelo Álvarez Saturday night. But an intense weigh-in has GGG smiling. Why? Because he believes Canelo is afraid.“All...

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