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Jacob Calvin Meyer / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles explode for seven runs early, hold on late in 8-5 win over Guardians  —  Despite their success in May, the Orioles' bats have, at times, gone cold.  —  After spending April as one of the best offenses in the majors, Baltimore was shut out Monday for the fourth time this month.
Nathan Ruiz / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles' Cedric Mullins exits game vs. Guardians with apparent lower-body injury  —  Cedric Mullins, the Orioles' center fielder and primary leadoff man, exited Monday's game against the Cleveland Guardians in the eighth inning with an apparent injury to his lower body.
Associated Press:
Orioles put Cedric Mullins on IL, sign ex-Yankees OF Aaron Hicks  —  BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles signed outfielder Aaron Hicks on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after Cedric Mullins went down with a strained right groin.  —  Mullins went on the 10-day injured list Tuesday …
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
‘Humbling and sobering moment’ for Liam Hendriks as Chicago White Sox fans show their love in his return to the mound  —  Liam Hendriks walked to the bullpen before the fifth inning Monday.  Fans held up letters in the left-field bleachers that spelled, “TEAM LIAM.”
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Chicago baseball report: The Cubs' bobblehead blunder — and Andrew Benintendi looking to launch for the White Sox
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Gordon Wittenmyer / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Cubs get swept by the Cincinnati Reds on an ‘ugly weekend’ — and the schedule is about to get tougher
Discussion: Boston Herald
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Anthony Rizzo out with neck stiffness, Carlos Rodon continues to progress  —  SEATTLE — Anthony Rizzo didn't start the Yankees' series opener in Seattle on Monday, as the first baseman is dealing with neck stiffness.  —  Rizzo left Sunday's win over the Padres …
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Gabe Lacques / USA Today:
MLB power rankings: Padres keep falling after series loss to Yankees
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Fiifi Frimpong / New York Daily News:
Yankees score 7 runs off Yu Darvish in third inning leading to 10-7 victory over Padres
Jack Harris / Los Angeles Times:
Clayton Kershaw disagreed with Sisters' award, sought return of Dodgers' Christian day  —  Clayton Kershaw said he disagreed with the Dodgers' decision to honor the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence during the team's upcoming Pride Night game, and that he approached the organization about expediting …
Kiley McDaniel / ESPN:
2023 MLB Mock Draft 1.0: Who will go No. 1 to the Pirates?  —  The rumors have begun to fly in mock draft discussions around baseball — I've already heard a lot of theories during the slow moments of NCAA conference tournaments this week.  There continues to be a consensus that the clear top tier …
Jimmy Golen / Associated Press:
After almost blowing 3-0 series lead, Heat beat Celtics in Game 7 to advance to NBA Finals  —  BOSTON — No unprecedented comeback, no last-tick miracle, no cavalcade of higher seeds is going to prevent these Miami Heat from playing for the NBA title.  —  Eastern Conference finals …
Evan Petzold / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers promote prospect Reese Olson, will start Friday vs. White Sox for MLB debut  —  The Detroit Tigers, desperate for starting pitching, turned to prospect Reese Olson in Triple-A Toledo to fill a void in the rotation.  —  Olson, a right-hander, has been promoted to the Tigers …
Sports Business Journal:
SBJ Unpacks: Padres' deal with Bally Sports ends tonight  —  Tonight in Unpacks: Diamond Sports' 20-year, $1.2 billion deal for the Padres local TV rights looks to be over, as sources tell SBJ's John Ourand the Sinclair subsidiary missed its rights fee payment.
Evan Grant / Dallas Morning News:
Why the Rangers might consider bringing Jacob deGrom back without a rehab assignment  —  DeGrom will throw another bullpen session on Wednesday.  —  DETROIT — Right-hander Jacob deGrom will throw a fifth bullpen session on Wednesday, which may be the last obstacle for him to clear …
Discussion: New Jersey Online
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Liam Hendriks' journey from beating cancer to returning to MLB  —  IN MID-DECEMBER, when Liam Hendriks squinted at the PET scan of his body and saw hundreds of spots illuminated by radioactive dye, his first thought was that he looked like his dalmatian, Olive.
 
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