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Rangers’ Mendez breaks rules, off to minors

Rangers’ Mendez breaks rules, off to minors https://ift.tt/2t9BDp2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Texas Rangers have optioned rookie left-hander Yohander Mendez back to Triple-A Round Rock for violating team rules. Mendez was supposed to start Wednesday’s series finale against Kansas City. But right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx will get the ball instead. General manager Jon Daniels says at least one other player

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Hunter Strickland fractured his hand punching a door after Monday’s poor performance

Hunter Strickland fractured his hand punching a door after Monday’s poor performance https://ift.tt/2MDa9QV Giants closer Hunter Strickland had an ugly top of the ninth inning Monday night against the Marlins. He allowed three runs, serving up a walk, a double, another walk, and two singles. The Marlins overcome a 4-2 deficit and went on to win 5-4. Unhappy with his

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Giants’ Strickland breaks hand punching door

Giants’ Strickland breaks hand punching door https://ift.tt/2JXAqrf San Francisco Giants closer Hunter Strickland will be sidelined six to eight weeks after he fractured his right hand punching a door Monday night following a blown save. Manager Bruce Bochy told reporters that Strickland will have surgery on the pinkie finger of his right hand. Either Sam Dyson or Tony Watson will

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Pirates LHP Brault sings anthem before game

Pirates LHP Brault sings anthem before game https://ift.tt/2MHabXN Pirates reliever Steven Brault sang the national anthem at PNC Park before Pittsburgh’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Brault stood behind home plate to sing the Star-Spangled Banner. His Pirates teammates came onto the field to watch him and congratulated him when he was finished. Steven Brault sings the

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Brewers cut ties with offseason signing Logan

Brewers cut ties with offseason signing Logan https://ift.tt/2lihpVA PITTSBURGH — The Boone Logan experiment is over in Milwaukee. The NL Central-leading Brewers designated the left-handed reliever for assignment on Tuesday to make room on the roster for rookie starter Freddy Peralta. Logan appeared in 16 games for Milwaukee, which signed him as a free agent in January hoping to use

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Cardinals activate Greg Holland from disabled list

Cardinals activate Greg Holland from disabled list https://ift.tt/2K4ygWE The Nationals made a handful of roster decisions on Tuesday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports. Pitcher Wander Suero was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse and 1B/OF Matt Adams was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured left index finger. With the two open roster spots, the Nationals recalled pitcher

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