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10:58 PM ET WASHINGTON — The Colorado Rockies bring out the best in Trea Turner. On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals shortstop hit for the cycle during an 11-1 win over Colorado, marking the second time in Turner’s career that he has accomplished the feat against the Rockies. According to Elias Sports Bureau research, he’s the
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12:43 AM ET Houston Astros rookie slugger Yordan Alvarez homered and knocked in a pair of runs Monday night in an 11-1 win over the Oakland A’s, making him the first player to have 35 RBIs in his first 30 career games since runs batted in became an official statistic in 1920. Alvarez, 22, passed
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5:47 PM ET The Washington Nationals placed first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the injured list Monday with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, a day after he left a game against the Atlanta Braves. Zimmerman, who missed 53 games with plantar fasciitis in the same foot earlier this season, showed obvious discomfort while running down
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12:40 AM ET ESPN News Services Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman left Sunday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves with a right foot injury following an infield single in the second inning. Zimmerman, who missed 53 games with plantar fasciitis in his right foot this season, showed obvious discomfort while running down the line.
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1:54 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Mark Reynolds was cut by the Colorado Rockies two home runs shy of 300 after hitting .170 with four homers and 20 RBI in limited at-bats. The 35-year-old infielder returned for his second stint with the Rockies in March, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year deal. He
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10:11 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Center fielder Kevin Kiermaier has left Tampa Bay’s game against the Chicago White Sox with a sprained left thumb. Kiermaier was hurt diving headfirst into first base on an infield single for the Rays in the eighth inning Saturday night. He will be evaluated on Sunday.
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4:18 PM ET Rick Shapiro, a longtime attorney for the Major League Baseball Players Association, has been let go by the union after being increasingly marginalized in recent months, according to sources. Shapiro’s departure comes at a time when the union is gearing up for what will be an important and perhaps contentious round of
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8:06 AM ET The Houston Astros are not happy about scheduling that has them making a quick turnaround ahead of Friday night’s home game against the Texas Rangers. The Astros played the final game of their series against the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. The team was estimated to arrive back in Houston about
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10:03 PM ET Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday’s game against the Braves in Atlanta. Strasburg led off the third inning with a single to center and scored the Nationals’ first run, tying the game. The Nationals batted around, and when Strasburg came
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8:06 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it’s “a little bit tough to swallow” that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jansen was struck in the foot by Adam Haseley‘s grounder
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