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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Gerrit Cole takes no-hitter into eighth inning, Yankees rally for 4-2 win against Rays  —  ST. PETERSBURG — Gerrit Cole paced up and down the dugout between the late innings.  The Yankees ace has accomplished a lot in his career, but he had never thrown a no-hitter.  He sprinted onto the field to start the eighth.
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Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa not stressed over hamstring tightness
Chris Cotillo / Union-News:
Alex Cora jokes Red Sox need to stop seating David Ortiz next to him during games: 'It's non-stop.  It's not Fort Myers, bro'  —  1,274  —  BOSTON — Red Sox manager Alex Cora always enjoys seeing his good friend and former teammate David Ortiz.  But Cora joked Monday night that Ortiz …
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Nick O'Malley / Union-News:
Why Manny Ramirez says Derek Jeter would have been ‘just a regular player’ in Kansas City  —  1,378  —  Manny Ramirez said something crazy when he stopped by the NESN TV booth during Monday night's matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.
Shams Charania / The Athletic:
Nets, Kyrie Irving at an impasse; latest on Miles Bridges; NBA Draft notes  —  With the NBA Draft three days away and free agency around the corner, trade conversations, signings and pursuits for all 30 teams have begun in earnest.  Across the league, major free agents — and potential free agents …
Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:
Walks again hurt Chicago Cubs rookie Caleb Kilian in a blowout loss: 'It's super frustrating'  —  PITTSBURGH — Three starts into his big-league career, Caleb Kilian is searching for answers.  —  For a pitcher who didn't walk many batters in the minors since joining the Chicago Cubs organization last July …
David Schoenfield / ESPN:
Still-too-early 2022 MLB All-Stars: AL and NL roster predictions  —  We always call this piece the Way Too Early All-Star Selections, but we're a little later in the season, so let's call this the A Little Late But Still Early All-Star Selections.  —  As always, know your All-Star roster rules:
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MLB.com:
Transactions … Minnesota Twins traded 2B Daniel Robertson to Philadelphia Phillies for cash.  —  Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Bailey Falter to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.  —  Philadelphia Phillies traded RHP James Norwood to Boston Red Sox for cash.  —  Philadelphia Phillies sent …
Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Magic keeping options open with No. 1 pick in draft  —  Magic's Jeff Weltman speaks about the team's options with No. 1 pick in NBA draft.  (Orlando Sentinel)  —  For the Orlando Magic, who have the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, it would seem as if the pre-draft process should have been winding down by Monday.
Jesse Yomtov / USA Today:
MLB power rankings: Yankees and Mets stay on top with baseball's best records  —  The New York Yankees (49-17) and New York Mets (44-24) have the two best records in baseball and stayed in their spots atop USA TODAY Sports' MLB power rankings.  —  The Yankees enter Monday on a 16-2 run …
ESPN:
San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado leaves loss with left ankle sprain in first inning  —  MLB, Colorado Rockies, San Diego Padres  —  DENVER — San Diego Padres star third baseman Manny Machado left Sunday's 8-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies after injuring his left ankle while taking …
ESPN:
Houston Astros star Yordan Alvarez day-to-day due to hand injury  —  Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez was not in his team's lineup for Sunday night's series finale against the Chicago White Sox because of a hand injury and is considered day-to-day, manager Dusty Baker said.
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Jay Jaffe / FanGraphs Baseball:
The Yankees Are Keeping Pace With Their 1998 Powerhouse  —  The Yankees lost a rollercoaster game to the Blue Jays in Toronto on Sunday, bringing their nine-game winning streak to an end.  The streak — the team's second-longest of the season — helped the Yankees open up a double-digit lead …
 
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