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6:50 PM ET, June 14, 2022


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LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago White Sox injury updates: What's the latest on catcher Yasmani Grandal and relievers Joe Kelly and Aaron Bummer?
Discussion: Mercury News
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago White Sox squander a 5-run lead in an 11-9 in 10 innings: 'Everybody was trying, all the hitters we're trying, we got beat'
Discussion: Boston Herald
Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg going back on injured list after one start  —  Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg is going back on the injured list.  —  Manager Dave Martinez said Monday that Strasburg experienced discomfort Sunday after he threw a bullpen session on Saturday and was set to have an MRI.
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Surging Atlanta Braves lose star second baseman Ozzie Albies to fractured left foot in fifth inning  —  MLB, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals  —  Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies left Monday's 9-5 victory against the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning after he fractured his left foot, the team announced.
Jesse Yomtov / USA Today:   MLB power rankings: Atlanta Braves cut NL East deficit in half with 11-game winning streak
Steve Gardner / USA Today:   Ronald Acuña's chalk-tossing celebration earns shout-out from LeBron James
Andy Kostka / Baltimore Sun:
As Kyle Stowers arrives with the Orioles for his MLB debut, the outfield prospect credits his mental work getting him here  —  TORONTO — As Kyle Stowers began to press at the plate early this season for Triple-A Norfolk — overly aware of the at-bats that ended in outs — his stance started to change for the worse.
Andy Kostka / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles place Anthony Santander, Keegan Akin on restricted list ahead of four-game series in Toronto  —  TORONTO — Outfielder Anthony Santander and left-hander Keegan Akin were placed on the restricted list Monday and are not with the Orioles on their trip to Toronto to face the Blue Jays in a four-game series.
Evan Petzold / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers' Eduardo Rodriguez placed on restricted list due to ‘personal matters’  —  The Detroit Tigers will be without left-handed starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez for the foreseeable future.  —  Rodriguez, who signed a five-year, $77 million contract in November …
Tigers put Eduardo Rodriguez on restricted list with pitcher away from team for personal matters  —  Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has informed the Detroit Tigers he won't rejoin the club at this time for personal matters and has been placed on the restricted list “until further notice …
Discussion: Tigers' Rodriguez …
Baltimore Sun:
Orioles ‘will never leave’ Baltimore, chairman and CEO says  —  In the midst of a lawsuit among members of the Angelos family, Orioles chairman and CEO John Angelos issued a statement Monday morning asserting that the club “will never leave” Baltimore.  —  Louis Angelos, the brother of John …
Sports Business Journal:
MLS goes with Apple in landmark 10-year global media rights deal  —  MLS has sold all of its global media rights exclusively to Apple, becoming the first major U.S. sports league to go all-in with a digital media company.  MLS still is negotiating with linear TV networks, including ESPN and Fox, to broadcast select matches.
Jonas Shaffer / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens DL Derek Wolfe undergoes second hip surgery in five months, hoping for ‘full recovery’  —  Ravens defensive lineman Derek Wolfe underwent his second hip surgery in five months, he announced Monday, further delaying his return to the field.  —  Wolfe, who missed all of last season …
Tyler Kepner / New York Times:
The Cubs Flirted With Success.  The Yankees Define It.  —  Chicago's inability to maintain momentum after its 2016 championship underscores how unusual the Yankees' consistency is: They are on their way to a 30th straight winning season.  —  David Ross has won the World Series twice since the last time the Yankees got there, in 2009.
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
Associated Press:
Elbow strain forces Los Angeles Dodgers to shut down Walker Buehler for 6-8 weeks  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Walker Buehler won't throw for six-to-eight weeks because of a flexor strain in his right elbow, making late this season the most optimistic timetable for his return to a major league mound.
Discussion: Call to the Pen and ESPN
Associated Press:
Report: New York Yankees' Josh Donaldson has 1-game ban upheld by MLB, fine cut to $5,000  —  NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has upheld Josh Donaldson's one-game suspension, a penalty that was assessed after the New York Yankees third baseman made a remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson …
Charlie Goldsmith /
Brandon Drury shows why his role on the team has grown as Reds beat Diamondbacks  —  PHOENIX — In April, when Cincinnati Reds infielder Brandon Drury made the Opening Day roster as the injury replacement for a backup infielder, he was only expected to be a platoon player against left-handed starting pitchers.
Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Cubs' rotation injuries present opportunities and challenges for young pitchers: 'That's how you become a big leaguer'  —  NEW YORK — Manager David Ross needed few words to describe the state of the Chicago Cubs rotation.  —  “Short would be a good word,” Ross said Sunday after the Cubs' 18-4 loss to the New York Yankees.
Ian Browne / Red Sox News:
Devers' clutch HR a fitting end to Red Sox's stellar trip  —  SEATTLE — In order for the Red Sox to cap their best West Coast trip in 27 years with a win, Rafael Devers was required to do “Raffy things.”  —  In other words, Devers needed to take a pitch out of the ballpark that perhaps nobody else in MLB could.
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