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Jacob Calvin Meyer / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles complete first sweep of Blue Jays in Toronto since 2005 with 8-3 win in 11 innings  —  TORONTO — As the road team in extra innings, scoring one run is often not enough.  Saturday's win was the exception thanks to the heroics of Félix Bautista.
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Matt Fisher / WFAA-TV:
Rangers render bullpen irrelevant by routing Rockies during sweep  —  Three wins of five runs or more allowed the Texas Rangers to comfortably sweep the Colorado Rockies over the weekend in Arlington.  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — Despite the overall rousing success to the start of the season …
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Nightengale's Notebook: Rebuilds test patience, passion for MLB teams, players  —  The pain is excruciating, bringing the strongest men in the sport to their knees, wondering just how long it will last.  —  It is cruel.  It is heartless.  It is insensitive.  —  It's “The Rebuild.”
Discussion: The Athletic
Jeremy Cluff / Arizona Republic:
MLB power rankings: Are the Arizona Diamondbacks a contender?  —  At 27-20, the Arizona Diamondbacks enter Monday's MLB games with the second-best record in the NL West, the third-best record in the National League and the eighth-best record in Major League Baseball.  —  Not too shabby, huh?
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and FanSided
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Arizona Republic:
Christian Walker's 3 RBI help Arizona Diamondbacks take series finale from Pirates  —  PITTSBURGH — Christian Walker had three RBIs, hitting a two-run double in a three-run seventh inning that powered the Arizona Diamondbacks to a series win with a 8-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Jack Sommers / Sports Illustrated:
Diamondbacks Lead Trio of Unlikely NL Wild Contenders
Discussion: NBCSports.com and AZ Snake Pit
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:
Aaron Judge, New York Yankees spoil Cincinnati Reds' City Connect debut  —  On a night that featured the debut of a new Cincinnati Reds uniform and controversy surrounding a foreign substance inspection on the New York Yankees' starting pitcher, it was the sport's biggest star who headlined the show.
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Charlie Goldsmith / Cincinnati.com:
The similarities between Yankees shortstop Anthony Volpe and Reds shortstop Matt McLain
Discussion: MLB.com and New Jersey Online
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:   'It's been huge for us': Cincinnati Reds making big strides on basepaths
Charlie Goldsmith / Cincinnati.com:
Cincinnati Reds City Connect uniforms: A Q&A on the details
Discussion: Mercury News and Red Reporter
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Hall of Fame baseball writer Rick ‘The Commish’ Hummel dies at 77  —  Beloved baseball writer Rick Hummel, who captured timeless highlights and countless historic feats with precise, vivid words that will echo alongside those moments forever, died in his sleep early Saturday morning after a short, aggressive illness.
Discussion: Associated Press and Yahoo Sports
The Athletic:
Rays have potential buyers, both local and for relocation, interested in franchise: Sources  —  At a time when the Rays appear closer than ever to completing their 15-year quest for a new ballpark in the Tampa Bay area, their options are only multiplying.  —  At least one local businessman …
Fiifi Frimpong / New York Daily News:
Mets Notebook: Carlos Carrasco returns from injury to face former team  —  After securing a series win against MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays, the Mets began a three-game set against the Cleveland Guardians — who came across a familiar face.  —  Carlos Carrasco made his return from the injured list against his former team Friday.
Discussion: NESN.com and Yahoo Sports
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Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:
3 numbers that define the Chicago Cubs' ugly 2-7 road trip, including the pitching staff's struggles and Christopher Morel's hot streak  —  PHILADELPHIA — The Chicago Cubs can only hope a day off and a return home provide a reset.  —  After a 2-7 trip to Minnesota, Houston and Philadelphia …
Reuters:
Dodgers to start RHP prospect Gavin Stone amid injuries  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to call up two of their top prospects from Triple-A Oklahoma City to help fill the injury-related void in the pitching rotation.  —  Manager Dave Roberts said Sunday that right-hander Gavin Stone …
Florida Times Union:
One step short: North Marion ends Bishop Kenny baseball run in FHSAA Class 4A final  —  Saturday night in Fort Myers brought another postseason pitching gem, just as in each of Bishop Kenny's previous playoffs.  —  Only this time, the Crusaders finished on the wrong side.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
ESPN:
Yankees DFA longtime OF Aaron Hicks, add OF Greg Allen  —  CINCINNATI — The New York Yankees cut Aaron Hicks before Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds and owe the struggling outfielder about $27.6 million from more than 2½ seasons remaining in a $70 million, seven-year contract.
 
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