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September 6, 2018 3:28 PM A's Shawn Kelley sidelined after dishwashing mishap

Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Shawn Kelley is day-to-day with a cut on the thumb on his right pitching hand, an injury he revealed Wednesday happened because of a dishwashing mishap. Kelley, who was traded to the A's by the Washington Nationals last month, said he nearly cut the tip off his thumb when washing a sharp knife last Friday. "A really sharp 64

September 4, 2018 3:40 AM Jacob deGrom allows one run and doesn't get a win, but Brandon Nimmo saves Mets with three-run jack in ninth vs. Dodgers

No, the Mets ace won’t seriously be considered for the league’s top award, though it wouldn’t be that out of the question if he weren’t, well, a Met. Not only did deGrom throw six innings of one-run ball against a dangerous Dodgers lineup, striking out six, he also had two hits and the only RBI until pinch hitter Brandon Nimmo launched a three-run home run in the ninth 70

August 30, 2018 1:17 AM Red Sox lefty David Price hit by liner, exits with bruised left wrist

X-rays on Price's wrist were negative, and the Red Sox left-hander said he would undergo further testing. Boston manager Alex Cora said he expects Price to pitch again soon but didn't say whether Price would make his next scheduled start on Monday in Atlanta. "I think [it] will be all right," Price said. "We'll just take it day by day and see where it's at tomorrow 55

August 28, 2018 11:55 PM Edwin Diaz's 50th save leads to close shave for Mariners manager

Some wins feel better than others, but Saturday's Seattle Mariners victory may have been the sweetest save of closer Edwin Diaz's young career. The 24-year-old collected his league-best 50th save of the season in the Mariners' 4-3, 10-inning win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, meaning Seattle manager Scott Servais had to follow through on a bet and get a haircut 86

August 24, 2018 10:38 PM Waiter charges Astros' Justin Verlander $1 million for 'Dodger Killer'

Hefty price tags in Beverly Hills are nothing new, but Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander got a surprise when his lunch bill came to more than $1 million on Friday. The bill from the waiter at the Cabana Cafe at the Beverly Hills Hotel included $30 pancakes, a $42 salad and ... $1 million for "Dodger Killer." Former tennis player Mardy Fish, who dined 79

August 24, 2018 7:45 PM Matt Harvey stays in Cincinnati as Reds and Brewers can't agree on a deal for ex-Mets pitcher

The ex-Met is stuck in Cincinnati for the rest of the season after the Reds failed to swing a deal with the Brewers. Milwaukee, 71-58 heading into Friday's action and very much in the hunt for the NL Central crown or the consolation prize of a wild card spot, had claimed the righty on revocable waivers on Wednesday. The two teams then had 48 hours to negotiate 43

August 19, 2018 8:25 PM Pitching prospect Michael Kopech to make White Sox debut Tuesday

The Chicago White Sox will promote top pitching prospect Michael Kopech to make his major league debut Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins. Kopech, 22, is 7-7 with a 3.70 ERA in 24 starts this season at Triple-A Charlotte. The hard-throwing right-hander has 170 strikeouts in 126 1/3 innings this season and has been outstanding over his past seven starts 57

August 18, 2018 7:40 PM Great leap forward: from Williamsport to major leagues

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Some talented, young baseball players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to realize another dream — making the majors. Three of those Little League veterans will be on hand when the Mets play the Phillies in Williamsport on Sunday night: Scott Kingery, Todd Frazier 97

August 16, 2018 7:25 PM Yankees and Rays sound off on Jose Urena going after young Braves star Ronald Acuna

The injured Yankees star feels like he has been a target of pitchers in the past, just like Acuña was Wednesday night, but unlike seemingly everyone else in the country, he doesn’t have an opinion. “Yeah, it’s happened before, it just happens,” said Judge, who has been on the disabled list with a fractured wrist since July 26 after being hit — clearly 51

August 16, 2018 5:51 PM Keith Hernandez slammed for defending Marlins pitcher for plunking Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr

New York Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez, left, was slammed after defending a Miami Marlins pitcher who hit Atlanta Braves player Ronald Acuna Jr. with a baseball. (Getty Images/AP) Tempers boiled over on the field Wednesday night after an opposing pitcher fired a baseball into the left elbow of Rookie of the Year frontrunner Ronald Acuna Jr. -- and emotions 92