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MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Arizona's Merrill Kelly loses no-hit bid in 7th at Texas  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Merrill Kelly lost his no-hit bid with one out in the seventh inning when  —  Rougned Odor hit a solo homer for the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Discussion: AZ Snake Pit and Lone Star Ball
Ben Pickman / Sports Illustrated:
Benches Clear in Middle of Dodgers, Astros Game  —  The Dodgers and Astros' first meeting since Houston was punished for stealing signs during the 2017 season was full of fireworks.  —  The Dodgers and Astros' first meeting since Houston was punished for stealing signs during the 2017 season was full of fireworks.
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
Benches clear as Dodgers' Joe Kelly throws behind Astros' Alex Bregman, taunts Carlos Correa  —  MLB, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros  —  Joe Kelly sent a 96 mph fastball whizzing behind the head of Alex Bregman in the sixth inning Tuesday.  A baseball-starved populace anticipating fireworks between …
Bill Baer / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Dodgers, Astros square off in Houston tonight
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
Jimmy Golen / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Conforto, Alonso, Smith homer for Mets to beat Red Sox 7-4
Mark Didtler / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Renfroe homers twice, Rays fan 19 Braves in 14-5 romp
Discussion: Talking Chop and DRaysBay
Kristie Rieken / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Bregman's 100th homer helps Astros beat Mariners 8-5
USA Today:
Marlins' 2020 season is paused by MLB after COVID-19 outbreak among players, coaches  —  Gabe Lacques Bob NightengaleUSA TODAY  —  The Miami Marlins' season was suspended by Major League Baseball amid an outbreak of COVID-19 cases that resulted in 15 players and two staff members testing positive …
MLB postpones all Marlins games through Sunday
Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
Rob Manfred says Marlins' outbreak not a ‘nightmare’ scenario
Mike Oz / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says Marlins coronavirus outbreak is not a ‘nightmare’ scenario
Discussion: and Fish Stripes
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Phillies Add Three To Player Pool  —  The Phillies announced that they've added right-hander Adonis Medina, infielder/outfielder Austin Listi and infielder Bryson Stott to their 60-man player pool.  All three will report to the club's alternate training site.
Noah Trister / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Tigers' bullpen sharp in 4-3 win over Royals  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Jonathan Schoop and Christin Stewart each hit a two-run homer in the third inning to lift the  —  Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 victory over the  —  Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Discussion: Bless You Boys
Noah Trister / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Royals slug 6 HRs in 14-6 win over Tigers
Tim Healey / Newsday:
Sources: Mets sign catcher Bruce Maxwell, the first MLB player to kneel during the national anthem in 2017  —  BOSTON — The Mets have agreed to a minor-league deal with catcher Bruce Maxwell, the only major-leaguer to kneel during the national anthem prior to this season, sources said Tuesday.
Todd Dybas / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Mike Rizzo expects Juan Soto back by Mets series next week  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's  —  Here's what we know:  —  Juan Soto has tested negative twice in a row and 24 hours apart via Major League Baseball coronavirus tests conducted at their lab.
Discussion: and Federal Baseball
The Athletic:
Mike Moustakas, Nick Senzel appealing over being held out for COVID-19 concerns  —  CINCINNATI — Are the Reds the victim of Major League Baseball being overly cautious with potential COVID-19 cases because of the Miami Marlins' outbreak?  —  Nick Castellanos raised the possibility …
Michael Wagaman / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Rockies keep rolling behind Hilliard, Senzatela to beat A's  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Sam Hilliard homered for the first time this season,  —  Antonio Senzatela pitched out of an early jam on his way to a rare road win, and the  —  Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Tuesday night.
Discussion: Purple Row
Will Graves / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Frazier hits go-ahead homer in 8th, Pirates edge Brewers 8-6  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the  —  Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for an 8-6 victory over the  —  Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
Joe Kay / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Báez homers twice, Cubs stay hot with 8-5 win over Reds  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … CINCINNATI (AP) — Javier Baez homered twice, doubled and scored on a deft dive to the plate,  —  Alec Mills went six solid innings, and the  —  Chicago Cubs extended their strong opening surge, beating the
Discussion: Red Reporter
Adam Spolane / Sports Radio 610 AM:
SOURCE: Astros Near Deal For Fernando Rodney  —  A source tells SportsRadio 610 the Astros will purchase the contract of Fernando Rodney from the Sugar Land Skeeters  —  HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- The Astros are nearing an agreement to purchase the contract of three-time Major League …
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Astros Exercise Club Option On Dusty Baker  —  The Astros announced that they've exercised their 2021 club option on manager Dusty Baker.  Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston first reported that Houston was set to pick up the option.  The Houston organization also picked up 2021 options …
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
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