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10:45 AM ET, September 16, 2020


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Frank Zicarelli / Toronto Sun:
Bronx Bombers flex muscles in demolition of Jays  —  TRENDING  —  Heavily hyped, eagerly anticipated, playing in the Big Apple and coming off a much-needed day off, the stage was set for the Blue Jays to prove themselves to the rest of baseball.  —  Instead, they got pounded …
Discussion: Bluebird Banter
Max Goodman / Sports Illustrated:
Yankees' Luke Voit Crushes Two Home Runs, Takes Major League Lead With 18  —  NEW YORK — There's less than two weeks left in the regular season and Luke Voit is leading all of Major League Baseball in home runs.  —  The Yankees' first baseman mashed his 17th and 18th homers of the season on Tuesday night …
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
Tim Healey / Newsday:
Mets don't look very prophetic in loss to Phillies  —  PHILADELPHIA — When the Mets talked big about not beating themselves, finishing their season strong and making an unlikely run at the dramatically expanded field of playoffs, their series of unfortunate events Tuesday was not the sort of starting point they had in mind.
Discussion: New York Daily News
Rob Maaddi / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Arrieta exits with injury, Phillies beat Mets 4-1  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Jake Arrieta pitched effectively into the sixth inning before leaving with an injury,  —  Didi Gregorius hit a two-run homer and the  —  New York Mets 4-1 Tuesday night.
Larry Lage / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Miguel Cabrera homers to help Tigers beat Royals 6-0  —  By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's … Miguel Cabrera hit a homer and a double to help the  —  Kansas City Royals 6-0 on Tuesday night.  —  Matthew Boyd (2-6) bounced back from a rough outing with a strong performance …
Evan Petzold / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers wrapping up 2020 season: 12 things to watch with 12 games to go  —  Through 46 games, the Detroit Tigers are just a game out of last place in the American League Central Division.  —  Two weeks ago, that would've been hard to believe.  —  The Tigers (20-26) …
Chris Halicke / Sports Illustrated:
MLB Officially Announces Postseason Bubble, Globe Life Field to Host 2020 World Series  —  Major League Baseball and the Players Association (MLBPA) have officially come to an agreement to have a neutral-site bubble for the postseason.  The World Series is set to begin on October 20 …
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
Tracy Ringolsby / Sports Illustrated:
Can the Rockies Put Together A Finish That Matches The Start of 2020?  —  Thirteen days ... 14 games ... And ground to make up.  —  The Rockies have seen a strong start to the season (11-3) turn into an elongated disappointment (10-22).  They have gone from opening the season …
Discussion: Purple Row
Marc Topkin / Tampa Bay Times:
Rays bullpen looks more complete with Oliver Drake back  —  ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays added a key weapon against right- and left-handed hitters to their bullpen in activating Oliver Drake off the injured list Tuesday.  —  Drake had been out since early August, longer than he expected due …
Discussion: DRaysBay
Matt Loede / Sports Illustrated:
Indians Starting Nine in Chicago Against the Cubs, Hernandez Placed on Paternity List  —  The Indians are in Wrigley Field for the first of two games on Tuesday against the team that beat them four years ago for a World Series title in the Cubs.  —  The club is in the midst …
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
Mark Polishuk / MLB Trade Rumors:
Yankees Reinstate Giancarlo Stanton, Gio Urshela, Jonathan Loaisiga From Injured List  —  The Yankees announced that outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, infielder Gio Urshela and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga have all been reinstated from the 10-day injured list.
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
Mark Polishuk / MLB Trade Rumors:
Dodgers Activate Justin Turner From Injured List  —  The Dodgers have activated Justin Turner from their 10-day injured list, the team announced.  Right-hander Josh Sborz has been optioned to the alternate training site to create an open roster spot.  —  Turner was enjoying another productive season …
Discussion: True Blue LA
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