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Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Cubs' losing streak hits 10 games with a 6-4 loss to the San Diego Padres: 'We're due to win one'  —  The Chicago Cubs' losing streak reached 10 games Thursday with a 6-4 loss to the San Diego Padres before 30,096 on a sweltering afternoon at Wrigley Field.
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Associated Press:
Joe Musgrove stars as Padres beat lowly Cubs 6-4  —  CHICAGO — Joe Musgrove pitched seven effective innings in his third straight win, and the San Diego Padres handed the Chicago Cubs their 10th consecutive loss with a 6-4 victory on Thursday.  —  Musgrove (8-0) permitted two runs and five hits …
Discussion: Cubs Insider and Padres
Associated Press:   San Diego Padres SS Fernando Tatis Jr.'s wrist is healing, but he's still not cleared to swing a bat
Associated Press:
Canha, Plummer help Mets to 5-4 comeback win over Brewers  —  NEW YORK — One of the only trouble spots for the New York Mets this season has been keeping their pitchers healthy.  —  Finding ways to win, however, hasn't been a problem.  —  Mark Canha hit a two-run homer and the Mets threw …
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Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:
Chris Bassitt strikes out seven, allows just three hits in eight innings as Mets beat Brewers at Citi Field  —  Chris Bassitt had a moment of reflection and clarity, both with himself and his catcher, and it pushed him to his best performance of the year.  —  After getting shellacked …
Discussion: Mercury News and Newsday
Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:   Francisco Lindor, pitching struggle as Mets gets roughed up by Brewers, 10-2
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Anthony Rizzo hits walk-off homer, Clarke Schmidt solid in emergency start as Yankees run Stadium streak to 14  —  Anthony Rizzo ended it, but the way it started was probably the most impressive thing about the Yankees' 2-1 win over the Rays Thursday night.  Rizzo hit a walk-off solo home run …
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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Gerrit Cole bounces back from awful outing to lead Yankees to win over Rays in first game of brutal stretch  —  The Yankees came prepared.  This stretch of the season is expected to be a test for the Bombers, a chance to see how they measure up against the teams they are projected to be battling …
Wall Street Journal:
WWE Board Probes Secret $3 Million Hush Pact by CEO Vince McMahon, Sources Say  —  Company says relationship was consensual and is cooperating with the inquiry  —  The board of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. WWE -4.26%▼ is investigating a secret $3 million settlement …
Katie Woo / The Athletic:
Cardinals' Yadier Molina expected to go on IL with knees growing weary: Sources  —  ST. LOUIS — As what is often the norm after a loss — and also typically commonplace on the final game of a homestand — the Cardinals' clubhouse was fairly sparse Wednesday night.  —  The hushed nature was hardly unusual given the box score.
Bradford Doolittle / ESPN:
Stock Watch: Will your team make a trade deadline splash?  Where all 30 MLB squads stand now  —  Two months into the 2022 MLB season, we have surprises and disappointments, leaders and laggards, heroes and goats.  Yet there are more games left to play than have been played so far, and we know the shape of things will change.
Discussion: Detroit Free Press
Benjamin Hoffman / New York Times:
Justice Dept. Asks Court to Limit Scope of M.L.B.'s Antitrust Exemption  —  In a statement of interest related to an ongoing lawsuit, the government called the exemption an aberration.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  In a filing on Wednesday, the Department of Justice asked …
Discussion: ESPN, The Athletic and ProFootballTalk
Charlie Goldsmith / Cincinnati.com:
Reds lose series finale in Arizona as both teams showed the value of having a true ace  —  PHOENIX — The Cincinnati Reds and the Arizona Diamondbacks have two of the worst records in the National League.  They're both expected to be sellers at the trade deadline, but there's one common bright spot on both teams.
Discussion: baseballmusings.com
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Charlie Goldsmith / Cincinnati.com:
Brandon Drury shows why his role on the team has grown as Reds beat Diamondbacks
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
‘He is the anchor’: Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks goes on the injured list with a right forearm strain  —  DETROIT — The Chicago White Sox will be without one of the top closers in baseball for a while after placing Liam Hendriks on the 15-day injured list Tuesday with a right forearm strain.
Discussion: Mercury News
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ESPN:
Houston Astros' Luis Garcia, Phil Maton first in recorded history to throw immaculate innings in one game  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — Houston starter Luis Garcia and reliever Phil Maton each threw an immaculate inning — nine pitches, three strikeouts — after a big opening offensive outburst for the Astros.
 
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