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7:10 PM ET, July 21, 2018


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Ronald Blum / Toronto Sun:
Cespedes returns, Familia may depart and Mets beat Yanks 7-5  —  NEW YORK (AP) The second Subway Series was a night of crossroads.  —  Mets closer Jeurys Familia was withheld because a trade could be imminent .  —  Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes returned with a home run …
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Abbey Mastracco / Daily Record:
NY Yankees bring up Domingo Acevedo while NY Mets can't make roster decision  —  Abbey Mastracco, Staff Writer, @AbbeyMastracco  —  NEW YORK — When it came to roster management for the second game of the Yankee Stadium edition of the Subway Series on Saturday, one team acted swiftly …
Kyle Downing / MLB Trade Rumors:
Athletics Acquire Jeurys Familia  —  In a trade that has been widely expected since last night, the Athletics have officially acquired right-hander Jeurys Familia from the Mets.  In exchange, the Athletics have sent a pair of minor leaguers back to New York: third baseman William Toffey and right-hander Bobby Wahl.
Jeurys Familia sits vs. Yankees while Mets work trade with A's
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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Here's the latest on the Jeurys Familia trade situation as shorthanded Mets battle Yankees
Coley HarveyESPN / ESPN:
Yankees option rookie pitcher Domingo German to Triple-A after loss to Mets
Yahoo Sports / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Closing the deal: A's acquire Familia from Mets
Associated Press:
Manny Machado finally joins Dodgers following months of trade speculation  —  It's a whole new beginning for Manny Machado after months of uncertainty.  Perfect time for a new number, too.  —  One with an LA story and a Baltimore past.  —  Machado joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday …
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Manny Machado has impressive Los Angeles Dodgers debut in win over Milwaukee Brewers  —  MILWAUKEE — The horde of reporters stood in in the middle of the visiting clubhouse Friday night, waiting for the man of the hour to arrive to his corner locker, when Los Angeles Dodgers …
Discussion: True Blue LA
Jay Cohen / Toronto Sun:
Machado shines in Dodger debut as LA beats Brewers 6-4  —  MILWAUKEE (AP) With his easygoing demeanor and smooth swing, Manny Machado made quite a first impression on the Los Angeles Dodgers.  —  Mannywood 2.0 is off to a successful start.  —  Machado singled twice and walked twice …
Andrew Wagner / UPI:   Los Angeles Dodgers send Clayton Kershaw out against Milwaukee Brewers
Toronto Sun:   Rockies, D-backs not conceding anything to Dodgers
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Baez leads Cubs to win over Cardinals in first game of DH  —  Chicago Cubs the lead for good Saturday afternoon with an RBI single in the fifth inning and added a run-scoring double during the seventh inning of the Cubs' 7-2 win over the  —  St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day/night doubleheader at Wrigley Field.
Discussion: Viva El Birdos
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:NEW!
Cubs hope rest is best as Mike Montgomery faces Cardinals in Game 2 of doubleheader  —  Chicago Tribune  —  The Cubs hope nine days' rest will help Mike Montgomery rebounded from fatigue.  —  Montgomery will face the Cardinals in the second game of a split doubleheader Saturday night at Wrigley Field.
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Carpenter has historic game at the plate in 18-5 blowout win against the Cubs at Wrigley
Associated Press:
Reliever Jesse Chavez joins Cubs after trade with Rangers  —  CHICAGO — It's the ninth major league team for Jesse Chavez, so he's not too worried about fitting in with the Chicago Cubs.  —  Chavez was added to Chicago's roster as part of a flurry of moves before Saturday's day-night doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
Jesse Chavez leads Cubs' cast of relief reinforcements
Discussion: Associated Press
Kyle Downing / MLB Trade Rumors:
Cubs Place Anthony Bass On DL
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Alden GonzalezESPN / ESPN:
Social media shows Mike Trout is everything that's right about baseball  —  ANAHEIM, Calif. — The strange back and forth between Major League Baseball and the Los Angeles Angels over Mike Trout's popularity, or lack thereof, spawned something unexpected:  —  Appreciation.
Associated Press:NEW!
Rockies place DJ LeMahieu on 10-day DL with oblique strain  —  PHOENIX — Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday because off a strained left oblique.  —  LeMahieu left Friday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fourth inning with the injury.
Kyle Downing / MLB Trade Rumors:
Cardinals Place Carlos Martinez On DL With Right Oblique Strain  —  Jennifer Langosch of reports that Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez is going back on the disabled list, this time due to a right oblique strain.  The Cardinals have also recalled John Brebbia …
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez placed on DL with oblique strain
Discussion: Bleed Cubbie Blue
Greg Beacham / Associated Press:
Keuchel takes no-hitter into 7th, Astros top Angels 3-1  —  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Dallas Keuchel took a no-hitter into the seventh and finished with 7 2/3 innings of two-hit ball in the Houston Astros' 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Discussion: Halos Heaven
Toronto Sun:   Verlander starts for Astros at Angels
Scott Lauber /
Trade for a hitter?  Phillies could instead put their faith in Maikel Franco, Scott Kingery, Nick Williams  —  Here's a crazy idea, the kind that arises on a rainy Saturday night in July without a baseball game to watch: What if, with Manny Machado off in La La Land, the Phillies …
Associated Press:
Santana leads Phillies to comeback win over Padres
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer on injury: ‘Just sucks’  —  Detroit Tigers right-handed pitcher Michael Fulmer said he worked all but one day during the All-Star break, which included some “mechanical stuff.”  Then he suffered a left oblique injury during a bullpen session on Thursday and is now on the 10-day disabled list.
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers' Michael Fulmer's injury: What it means for trade future
Stephen Hawkins / Toronto Sun:
Indians win in 11th at Texas after debuting new relievers  —  ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Both of Cleveland's new relievers got into the game before the Indians closer had a rare blown save.  —  Manager Terry Francona had to go deep into his bullpen - using seven relievers after All-Star starter …
Kevin Acee / Chicago Tribune:
Padres have moves to make, not many more like Hand
Discussion: Gaslamp Ball and Pinstripe Alley
Diaz's fourth hit sends Jays past O's in 10th  —  Aledmys Diaz had four hits, including the game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Baltimore Orioles 8-7 on Friday night.  —  After the Orioles tied the game with a three-run ninth …
Ian Harrison / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Stroman pitches 7 sharp innings, Jays beat Orioles 4-1
Discussion: Bluebird Banter
John Healy / New York Daily News:
Yankees call up pitching prospect Domingo Acevedo from Double-A, here's what he was doing when he got the news  —  There was no question about who had the biggest smile in the Yankees clubhouse Saturday morning.  —  Domingo Acevedo, the Yankees' 24-year-old right-handed pitching prospect …
Kyle Downing / MLB Trade Rumors:
Yankees Promote Domingo Acevedo
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
Ryan Ford / Detroit Free Press:
Baseball Hall of Fame: Who's on deck for the Class of 2019?  —  A whopping six players will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 29 in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Four were elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; two were selected by the Veterans' Committee.)
Binghamton outfielder Tim Tebow placed on DL with hand injury  —  Binghamton outfielder Tim Tebow was put on the disabled list Saturday with a right hand injury and is scheduled to see a specialist in New York on Monday, the team said.  —  Tebow was injured in Friday night's game against Eastern League opponent Trenton.
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Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
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Tom Krasovic / The Charlotte Observer:
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Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Carpenter has historic game at the plate in 18-5 blowout win against the Cubs at Wrigley
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