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Associated Press:
Dodgers' Julio Urias arrested in domestic battery case  —  LOS ANGELES — Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has been arrested for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery.  —  He was taken into custody Monday night in the parking lot of the Beverly Center shopping mall, Los Angeles police spokeswoman Norma Eisenman said Tuesday.
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TMZ.com:
Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Arrested for Domestic Violence, Dodgers Weigh In  —  8:55 AM PT — The Dodgers are commenting on the Urias arrest ... telling TMZ Sports, “We learned about the alleged incident this morning and are in the process of gathering information.”
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
What we've learned about Clayton Kershaw so far in 2019  —  LOS ANGELES — It was the fall of 2010, and Derek Jeter — 36 years old, by that point far more valuable to his old team than any new one — was a free agent for the first time.  He had no intentions of leaving the New York Yankees …
Discussion: FanGraphs Baseball
Beatriz E. Valenzuela / Daily News:
Dodger pitcher Julio Urías arrested on suspicion of domestic violence at Beverly Center
Associated Press:
Astros extend win streak to 6 with 8-1 win over Tigers  —  Brad Peacock (4-2) allowed a run and three hits in five innings for Houston, which has won nine of its last 10 games.  —  DETROIT (AP) - Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston …
Discussion: Bless You Boys
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ESPN:
Springer, Astros hope to keep rolling in Detroit
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
David Schoenfield / ESPN:   Real or Not? This Astros offense could be the best in MLB history
Houston Chronicle:   Homer barrage lifts Astros over Tigers
Chandler Rome / Houston Chronicle:   ‘Donnie Kelly Baby’ returns to Detroit with managerial aspirations
Matthew Florjancic / WKYC-TV:
Watch: Cleveland Indians homer in three straight innings to take lead over White Sox  —  The Cleveland Indians broke out the long ball in their series finale with the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field Tuesday.  —  CLEVELAND — The long ball is being very, very good to the Cleveland Indians …
Discussion: South Side Sox
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Ben Axelrod / WKYC-TV:
Cleveland Indians call up OF Oscar Mercado
Matthew Florjancic / WKYC-TV:   Watch: Francisco Lindor launches hardest-hit home run of his Indians career
Drew Davison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
‘My mind is clear.’ Rangers' Rougned Odor isn't fretting over slump  —  All is well in Rougned Odor's world.  —  The Texas Rangers' struggling second baseman insisted he's not frustrated, or pressing, despite batting just .113 since coming off the disabled list on April 26.  —  “I've been feeling great.
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Evan Grant / Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News:
Rangers have a doozy of a problem: How do they deal with struggling Rougned Odor and Nomar Mazara?
Associated Press:
Royals top prospect Lopez recalled to majors  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nicky Lopez had just been benched for the second time in three days at Triple-A Omaha when he was called into manager Brian Poldberg's office and ordered to hand over his cell phone.  —  “That's odd,” Lopez thought Monday night.
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Royals Designate Frank Schwindel For Assignment
ESPN:
Boone: Andujar's decision on surgery likely soon  —  New York Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar will make a decision on whether to undergo shoulder surgery that would likely end his season in the next 24 hours, according to manager Aaron Boone.  —  Andujar, 24, missed more than a month …
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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Yankees' Miguel Andujar back on the IL and should now go the surgery route to fix shoulder
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Ragans' comeback from Tommy John halted.  It's more bad news for a Rangers prospect  —  More injury news came from the Texas Rangers' farm system Monday, and it's more bad news for former first-round pick Cole Ragans.  —  Really bad.  —  The left-hander, selected 30th overall in 2016 …
Discussion: Lone Star Ball
Mike Vorel / Sacramento Bee:
Struggling Mariners rally late to top the Oakland A's in extra innings  —  With one out in the bottom of the third inning on Monday, a brave woman in the upper deck behind home plate attempted to resuscitate the sleepy crowd counting sheep inside T-Mobile Park.
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Tim Booth / scores.nbcsportsbayarea.com:
Mariners rally with 2 runs in 10th to beat A's 6-5
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Bob Brookover / Philly.com:
Gritty Phillies playing .600 ball at the quarter pole |  Extra Innings  —  If the Phillies keep winning games the way they did Monday night at Citizens Bank Park, they might have to trade the Phillie Phanatic to the Flyers for Gritty.  —  They beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-4 …
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ESPN:   Phillies turn to Nola for series opener vs. Brewers
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers' Casey Mize is now top-ranked pitching prospect in MLB  —  No-hitter highlights from Casey Mize's Double-A debut April 29, 2019.  His pitching line: 9 innings, 0 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 1 HBP, 7 Ks, 98 pitches.  —  CONNECT  —  Casey Mize continues to climb the prospect rankings.
David Schoenfield / ESPN:
Where do baseball's elite starting pitchers come from?  —  The amateur draft is less than a month away and teams are starting to hunker down, getting in those final scouting trips and narrowing down their list of potential picks and players with the good faces.  —  Chris Paddack was once of those draft prospects.
John Fay / Cincinnati.com:
Home at last: Cincinnati Reds play 12 of the next 17 games at Great American Ball Park  —  The schedule, which has not been kind to the Reds since the early part of the season, started getting a lot more friendly Tuesday - at least as far as location.  —  The Reds opened a three-game series …
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
No waiting around this time: Yankees-Orioles rained out again  —  This time there was no tromping through a soaked outfield and dragging equipment back and forth in the rain.  For the second time in two days, there was no baseball in the Bronx because of inclement weather, but unlike Monday …
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:
Angels' odd mix of Mike Trout & Co. inspires hope: ‘Nothing but belief in ourselves’  —  There's a certain numbing consistency to many of the eight seasons Mike Trout and Albert Pujols have spent with the Los Angeles Angels.  Trout, baseball's bullet train, amazes and inspires and stretches …
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
Nick Piecoro / Associated Press:
Diamondbacks' offense explodes to hammer Pirates  —  Eduardo Escobar homered, tripled and drove in three runs, Christian Walker also went deep and Arizona cruised past Pittsburgh.  —  Robbie Ray (3-1) allowed one earned run and six hits over five innings.  He recorded his 800th career strikeout …
Discussion: AZ Snake Pit
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Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:   High fastballs haunting Diamondbacks' Christian Walker in latest slump
 
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David Wilson / Miami Herald:
Harold Ramirez has hit at every level of the minors. Can he do it now with the Marlins?
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Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Shildt stays the course with Cardinals' lineup
Marc Topkin / Tampa Bay Times:
Rehab updates on Rays' Hunter Wood, Matt Duffy; Font trade with Mets completed
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Mike Puma / New York Post:
Jed Lowrie is stuck in Mets limbo for now
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Mike Puma / New York Post:
Mets must solve ongoing dilemmas before it's too late
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Daily Record:
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Jeff Fletcher / Orange County Register:
Jonathan Lucroy has bounced back offensively with Angels
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ESPN:
Angels set to wrap up long trip against Twins
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