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James Wagner / New York Times:
For Clint Frazier, Another Chance to Prove He Belongs in the Bronx  —  For years, the young outfielder has been too flawed to play full-time but too talented to trade away.  Now, a series of Yankees injuries has given him a fresh chance to make his mark.  —  Two days after making …
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Connor Grott / UPI:
New York Yankees put star OF Aaron Judge on IL with calf injury
Rob Maaddi / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Bryce Harper's RBI in ninth lifts Phillies past Mets 6-5  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Bryce Harper's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the  —  Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 victory over the  —  New York Mets on Friday night.
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue and Phillies Nation
Josh Norris / Baseball America:
MLB Mulls Plan For Teams To Add 15 More Players To Alternate Site  —  The cancellation of the minor league baseball season has left thousands of players out of work.  Only the few dozen selected by each organization for a spot in its 60-man player pool have had any semblance …
Dennis Georgatos / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:NEW!
Lynn tosses 2-hit complete game, Rangers beat Rockies 3-2  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Lance Lynn allowed two hits in the first inning on the way to his first complete game in six years, Nick Solak homered, and the Texas Rangers beat the  —  Colorado Rockies 3-2 Friday night.
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Nationals To Promote Luis Garcia  —  The Nationals will promote infield prospect Luis Garcia, per Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com (via Twitter).  He's expected to join the team for its game this evening.  —  Garcia, who just turned 20 in May, will step right into the starting lineup.
Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Stephen Strasburg Leaves Start Early  —  Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg's early season injury issues continued Friday in a start against the Orioles.  Strasburg departed in the first inning, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com was among those to report.  The Nationals replaced him with righty Erick Fedde.
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
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Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Red Sox President Sam Kennedy On Slow Start, Trade Deadline  —  The Red Sox suffered their 13th loss in 19 games on Thursday, dropping an embarrassing 17-8 decision to the Rays.  Before that, Red Sox president Sam Kennedy joined The Greg Hill Show on WEEI and expressed optimism that the team …
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Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Latest On Josh Taylor, Darwinzon Hernandez
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Ryan Hannable / WEEI:
Sam Kennedy on GHS: Red Sox have had trade discussions with other teams, no player untouchable
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Marlins win virus-delayed home opener, beat Braves 8-2  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Aguilar drove in three runs,  —  Jon Berti stole home and the NL East-leading  —  Miami Marlins won their long-awaited, coronavirus-delayed home opener, beating the
Jenna West / Sports Illustrated:
Cardinals to Resume Play With Doubleheader vs. White Sox on Saturday  —  The Cardinals last played on July 29 before the club's coronavirus outbreak.  —  The Cardinals will resume their season with a doubleheader against the White Sox in Chicago on Saturday, MLB announced Friday.
Rob Longley / Toronto Sun:
Buffalo Bombers: Blue Jays bats explode in blowout win over Rays … BUFFALO — Rowdy Tellez had to be joking, right?  —  With a straight face, Tellez said prior to the game that his team's new home away from home — Sahlen Field — wasn't a hitter's ballpark.  The evidence is really starting to dispute it.
Discussion: DRaysBay
Associated Press:
Indians' Zach Plesac says he and Mike Clevinger unfairly cast as ‘bad people’ after COVID violation  —  CLEVELAND — Indians pitcher Zach Plesac said he feels he and teammate Mike Clevinger have been unfairly portrayed as “bad people” in the aftermath of the pitchers being quarantined by the team …
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Joe Noga / Plain Dealer:
Adam Plutko on Cleveland Indians teammates Zach Plesac and Mike Clevinger: ‘They hurt us bad’
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Yahoo! Sports
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Cardinals coach Willie McGee, concerned about family and health, opts out of season  —  The Cardinals, who haven't played a game for 17 days, have had an opt-out.  He hasn't played a game this season or for more than 20 seasons, in fact, but one of the franchise's greats is going home.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
Dodgers' Mookie Betts hits 3 home runs in a game for record-tying sixth time  —  Dave Roberts, as might be expected, was a deep admirer of Mookie Betts from afar.  The Los Angeles Dodgers' manager loved Betts' blend of speed, defense, arm strength, strike-zone recognition and bat-to-ball skills.
John Hickey / Sports Illustrated:
Athletics' Kemp, Giants' Yastrzemski Make Their Bay Area Mark as a Shared Experience  —  The Giants and the A's, who meet Friday night in Oracle Park for the first time in the 2020 regular season, will always maintain a rivalry.  —  With the teams playing in stadiums just eight miles away …
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Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Marlins Acquire Jesus Tinoco
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Erik Boland / Newsday:
Aroldis Chapman close to rejoining Yankees after recovering from COVID-19
John Fay / Cincinnati.com:
‘Things always turn around, always’: David Bell not losing hope as Reds fall to 3 games under .500
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Scott Boeck / USA Today:
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Sarah Valenzuela / New York Daily News:
Mets outfielder Jeff McNeil hurt making spectacular catch in first inning, leaves game
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue