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4:25 PM ET, June 22, 2022

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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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Jonas Shaffer / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26  —  Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has died, the team announced Wednesday.  He was 26.  —  “We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the Ravens said in a statement, which did not list a cause of death.
MLB.com:
All-Star Ballot standings as of June 21, 2022  —  Below are the complete standings for Phase 1 of fan voting for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard as of the first ballot update.
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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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa not stressed over hamstring tightness
Keith Law / The Athletic:
MLB Mock Draft 2.0: Druw Jones goes No. 1 to Orioles in Keith Law's latest projection  —  Three weeks and five days to go until the 2022 MLB Draft begins, the Sunday night before the All-Star Game, by which point summer collegiate leagues will be half done and many players won't have picked up a bat or ball in two months.
Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
With the Chicago White Sox rotation finally whole, it's time for the starters to pick up the slack  —  ExpandAutoplay  —  1 of 17  —  White Sox second baseman Josh Harrison, center, celebrates with teammates after driving in the winning run with a single in the 12th inning on June 21, 2022, at Guaranteed Rate Field.
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 …
Buster Olney / ESPN:
Aaron Judge in Queens?  Boston? 7 teams that could challenge Yankees for MLB's biggest likely free agent  —  The long-standing refrain about baseball free agents is that it takes just one aggressive owner to change everything.  Arte Moreno swooped in to sign Albert Pujols for the Angels.
Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
Memo: MLB to require all teams to ‘muddy’ ball using exact same technique  —  Major League Baseball is now requiring teams to “muddy” baseballs before games using the exact same technique, according to a league memo sent to all 30 teams on Tuesday and obtained by ESPN.
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Ira Winderman's NBA mock draft: Will Heat go with familiar approach at No. 27?  —  MIAMI — The next generation will be unveiled shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, when Commissioner Adam Silver (COVID allowing), begins to greet the league's next wave in the first round of the NBA draft.
J.P. Hoornstra / Orange County Register:
Dodgers set to promote Stefen Romero to majors for first time since 2016  —  The 33-year-old outfielder played in Japan from 2017-21 before signing a minor league contract with the Dodgers in February  —  A long and winding road is bringing Stefen Romero back to the big leagues.
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