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Baseball Daily Dose: Daily Dose: A Bit of Colome
American League Quick Hits: The Rays also acquired right-hander Wilmer Font from the Athletics in exchange for Peter Bayer… The Yankees released veteran slugger Adam Lind…Greg Bird (knee) will be activated from the disabled list on Saturday… Matt Davidson (back) hopes to return to the White Sox lineup on Saturday... The Orioles placed Mark Trumbo on the 10-day disabled list after being diagnosed with arthritis and chondromalacia in his right knee… The Rangers acquired Michael Roth from the Cubs for cash considerations… Alex Gordon missed his second straight game with a sore hip and neck… Carlos Rodon (shoulder) is on track to make his next scheduled minor league rehab start… Rene Rivera underwent successful surgery on Friday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
  #2,311 Alex Colome ,   #1,470 Mitch Haniger ,   #2,161 Edwin Diaz ,   #600 Kevin Cash and 19 others (see all)
17 hours, 44 minutes ago from
MLB wrap: Gleyber Torres’ home run lifts Yankees to win over Angels
After working the count to 3-1, Torres sent a fastball from Los Angeles reliever Jim Johnson over the right center-field fence to give the Yankees the lead for good. Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge cut down a runner at the plate with a perfect throw home in the second inning.
  #1,393 Gleyber Torres ,   #1,576 Chad Green ,   #2,041 Joe Musgrove ,   #15,746 Nick Wittgren and 2 others (see all)
18 hours, 22 minutes ago from
Betts slugs MLB-leading 17th homer vs. Braves
It was a two-run blast for Betts that traveled a projected 387 feet and had an exit velocity of 99.4 mph, per Statcast™ . The home run, his fourth in his last seven games, came off of Braves reliever Matt Wisler on a 1-1 pitch and put Boston up, 5-2.
  #17,106 Matt Wisler ,   #13,466 Craig Forde
18 hours, 29 minutes ago from
Dodgers' Rich Hill says MLB should be more concerned about pitchers' blisters
He believes the ball used in recent years contributes to the formation of blisters, and he still has not heard the league step up and take responsibility, or propose corrective action. And the list of pitchers to experience blister issues over the past two years is long and distinguished, including Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani, Johnny Cueto of the San Francisco Giants, Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets, and Cy Young Award winners Jake Arrieta, Corey Kluber and David Price.
  #207 Shohei Ohtani ,   #205 Jake Arrieta ,   #1,359 Aaron Sanchez ,   #71 Dave Roberts and 3 others (see all)
21 hours, 17 minutes ago from
@UICBaseball Survives to Fight for #HLBase Title
Dominic Smith scored on the first of two errors in the inning and Dee, batting for the second time, roped a base hit to left field that brought Bowen Ogata home for the seventh and final run of the frame and give the Flames their largest lead of the tournament. Pinch hitter Riley Hebert and Thomas Smart also added base hits in the ninth before Ben Tharp drove in a run with a sacrifice fly to foul territory on the right side of the field.
  #247,022 Ben Tharp ,   #59,482 Matt Bottcher ,   #10,471 Scott Ota ,   #25,073 Alex Dee and 10 others (see all)
22 hours, 14 minutes ago from
Analysis: Breakdown of Ronald Acuna's first 30 days in MLB, compared to other stars
The following season, which ended with the Cubs' first World Series title in 108 years , Bryant was the easy pick for National League MVP (39 HR, 102 RBI, 112 runs, .292 batting, .385 OBP). THE AFTERMATH: Longoria couldn't have asked for a better inaugural season, taking home AL Rookie Of The Year honors (27 homers, 85 RBI) and helping the Rays clinch the first American League pennant in franchise history.
  #1,142 Ronald Acuna ,   #893 Barry Bonds ,   #3,027 Sammy Sosa ,   #3,731 Luis Gonzalez and 5 others (see all)
23 hours, 10 minutes ago from
MLB trade news: Mariners acquire Denard Span, Alex Colome from Rays
The Mariners have acquired RHP Alex Colomé, OF Denard Span and cash consideration from the Rays in exchange for RHPs Andrew Moore and Tommy Romero. A former top prospect as a starter, Colome combines power stuff with spotty control, but he will be a good compliment to Mariners closer Edwin Diaz on the back end.
  #2,311 Alex Colome ,   #2,161 Edwin Diaz
23 hours, 10 minutes ago from
MLB extends Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna's administrative leave for 3rd...
Because the alleged incident falls under the umbrella of MLB's domestic violence policy, Osuna could face discipline no matter the legal status of the case. “We are investigating the circumstances and have placed Roberto Osuna on Administrative Leave in accordance with the Joint MLB-MLBPA Domestic Violence Policy.”
  #1,232 Roberto Osuna
23 hours, 52 minutes ago from
Richard Griffin: MLB extends Roberto Osuna leave until June 4
The Star reported on May 17 that Osuna was issued a restraining order, forbidding him from approaching or contacting the alleged victim. The administrative leave lasts up to a week, as per agreement between the commissioner’s office and players’ association, but can be extended if further time is required to determine discipline.
  #1,232 Roberto Osuna ,   #785,091 Hector Olivares
1 day ago from
Hanley Ramirez trade rumors: According to fans, media, every MLB team should get him from Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox designated Hanley Ramirez for assignmen t Friday, and the rumors are already swirling about where he'll end up next. The Red Sox can still trade Ramirez to another team, but they'd have to pick up the rest of his contract (and likely vesting option for 2019).
  #483 Hanley Ramirez
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