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The New York Mets tied a major league record with 26 strikeouts in Friday night’s 2-1 home loss to the Atlanta Braves in 14 innings. Seven members of New York’s bullpen combined to match the effort of ace Jacob deGrom, who spotted the Mets 13 strikeouts before exiting after seven innings with the score tied
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2:31 AM ET Steve RichardsESPN It has pretty much become a matter of not “if” but of “who” and “how” this season at Dodger Stadium. On Thursday night, “who” was Enrique Hernandez, with assists from Corey Seager and Cody Bellinger (who else?), as the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled off their latest walk-off win, overcoming a
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8:19 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball has banned all affiliated players from participating in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump’s embargo against the country’s Nicolas Maduro-led
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BALTIMORE — Somewhere, the Cincinnati Reds are toasting. On Thursday at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of 2019, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season. The record-breaking bomb came in the top of the third inning of Baltimore’s game
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The Pittsburgh Pirates requested waivers on veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who had asked for his release in hopes of landing with a contender, the team said Thursday. Cervelli, 33, has played in just 34 games this season after suffering the sixth concussion of his career on May 25. He has been rehabbing and was nearing
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For the second time in two weeks, the Houston Astros lost as historic favorites with Justin Verlander on the mound, helping sportsbooks to a profitable night Wednesday. Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and only managing two hits off Verlander in their 2-1 victory, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the
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1:18 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball in a memo warned about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills after at least two players this year were suspended for performance-enhancing drugs and said the banned
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The Houston Astros are placing shortstop Carlos Correa and right-hander Aaron Sanchez on the 10-day injured list, manager AJ Hinch said after Tuesday night’s 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers. Correa was out of the lineup Tuesday after leaving the previous night’s game after the first inning with back discomfort. Hinch had said before Tuesday’s
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