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Reds place Votto on injured list with back strain

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

The Reds have placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 10-day injured list with lower back tightness that has kept him out of Cincinnati's last three games.

Red Sox ace Chris Sale to have elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale, on the injured list with elbow inflammation, will meet with noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Monday. Manager Alex Cora says the pitcher wants to know more about his diagnosis before talking to the media.

Young Blue Jays hitters grounded by Mariners rookie Yusei Kikuchi

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Yusei Kikuchi threw a complete-game shutout, and his Seattle Mariners clubbed four home runs in a 7-0 win against the Blue Jays on Sunday. Off the field, Toronto received good news as an MRI on the left knee of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. revealed no serious damage.

Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leaves game with sore knee

Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Toronto Blue Jays rookie slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left Saturday's game against Seattle after two innings because of a sore left knee. Brandon Drury replaced Guerrero at third base in the third.

Grichuk, Guerrero set Blue Jays record with back-to-back homers in win over Mariners

Friday, August 16th, 2019
Mariners-Blue Jays

Randal Grichuk and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit back-to-back homers to set a new franchise record, and the Toronto Blue Jays opened a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners with a 7-3 win on Friday night.

Rangers bats come alive to quash Blue Jays’ bid for 3-game sweep

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Veteran shortstop Elvis Andrus had four hits to lead Texas in a 7-3 victory over the hometown Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon that enabled the Rangers to avoid a three-game sweep after they were outscored 22-4 in the first two games at Rogers Centre.

McKinney, Hernandez hit back-to-back homers as Jays blank Rangers

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
Rangers-Blue Jays

Billy McKinney and Teoscar Hernandez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays kept the Texas Rangers off the board Tuesday in a 3-0 victory.

Boston’s Chris Sale makes history with 2,000th career strikeout

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Boston Red Sox lefty Chris Sale has reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than any pitcher in history.

After dissecting swing in Buffalo, Tellez is ‘back to normal’ as he rejoins Blue Jays

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Tellez, who was recalled by the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday ahead of their home game against the Texas Rangers, dissected his swing with Buffao Bisons hitting coach Corey Hart the day he was sent down.

Controversial ex-MLB star Curt Schilling considering run for Congress, gets Trump’s backing

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's thinking about running for Congress in Arizona.