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Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB notebook: Veteran LHP Hill to miss half of 2020 Free-agent left-hander Rich Hill underwent elbow surgery following the 2019 season and will miss approximately half the 2020 season, the 39-year-old told the Orange County Register on Monday. Hill underwent a procedure known as "primary revision" to repair a re-injury to the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm.

MLB: NFL star takes stunning one-handed grab in Rays’ match

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

OJ Howard, a Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end, was a spectator as MLB equivalent Tampa Bay Rays were in action against Houston Astros.

Wednesday Sports in Brief

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Yandy Diaz slugged baseball's lowest spender into a matchup with mighty Houston, Charlie Morton silenced the powerful Athletics on the mound, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland at its own game 5-1 in the AL wild-card round Wednesday night. Diaz hit a leadoff homer and went deep again in the third inning. Avisail Garcia hit a two-run drive in the second, and Morton had all the support he needed as Tampa Bay advanced to face the AL West champion Astros in a best-of-five Division Series after Houston won a major league-best 107 games this season.

Arians confident Buccaneers not far from playoff contention

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Tampa Bay's bid to lure Bruce Arians out of retirement and back to the NFL included a pitch from baseball manager Joe Maddon. The 66-year-old coach grew up in York, Pennsylvania, not far from Maddon's hometown of Hazelton. Maddon, 64, managed the Tampa Bay Rays for nine years before moving on to the Cubs in 2015.