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Astros CF Gomez: Column meant to ‘ridicule me’

10:37 AM ET Carlos Gomez says he was ridiculed by a newspaper column that used a direct quote in the Houston Astros center fielder’s second language of English. Speaking to ESPN Radio’s Max y Marly in Spanish on Thursday, Gomez told ESPN’

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Chris Sale vs. Luis Severino: Ace against future ace?

10:08 AM ET NEW YORK — Chicago White Sox lefty Chris Sale and Yankees righty Luis Severino don’t have a lot in common, except talent. Sale, a 6-foot-6 Floridian, is an ace, while Severino, a 6-foot-2 Dominican, may be a future one. The two fac

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Phils bring up promising 1B Joseph, option Ruf

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies selected the contract of first baseman Tommy Joseph from Triple-A Lehigh Valley prior to Friday’s series opener against the Reds, the club announced on Friday. In a corresponding move, Darin Ruf was optioned to Trip

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How Daniel Murphy of the Nationals is hitting .409

3:25 PM ET Daniel Murphy must be the greatest hitter of all time, because I just watched him knock out 52 consecutive base hits. OK, maybe the second baseman for the Washington Nationals isn’t the best hitter ever, but he is hitting .409 on May 13 a

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Steven Wright is finding success with his knuckleball

12:23 PM ET BOSTON — Six weeks into a Boston Red Sox season, one that grows more promising by the day, there isn’t a less likely success story than Steven Wright. A second-round draft pick of the Cleveland Indians in 2006, Wright was taught to

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Rangers call up Bush after 3-year prison stint

3:54 PM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — Pitcher Matt Bush, the No. 1 pick in the 2004 draft, has reached the majors for the first time after being called up by the Texas Rangers on Friday. Editor’s PicksMatt Bush making unlikely baseball comeback Six mo

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Yankees call up prospect Sanchez, option Olson

NEW YORK — The Yankees on Friday promoted Gary Sanchez, who is rated as their No. 3 prospect by MLBPipeline.com, as they prepare to face a pair of tough left-handers in this weekend’s series against the White Sox. The Scranton (Pa.) Times-Trib

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Reyes suspension retroactive, runs through May 31

DENVER — Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has accepted a suspension without pay through May 31 for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. The unpaid suspension of Reyes is retroactive to F

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