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Nationals’ bullpen finding success in unlikely places

Nats’ bullpen finding success in unlikely places originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON — The Nationals were forced to turn Game 1 of their Saturday doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies over to their bullpen in just the fourth inning. Starter Aaron Sanchez received plenty of run support from the offense, but he unraveled after …

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White Sox, Cubs aim for a rebound after big losses

White Sox, Cubs aim for a rebound after big losses originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Chicago White Sox right-hander Johnny Cueto has shown remarkable consistency in his first two outings with the club, scattering eight hits and 12 strikeouts over 12 scoreless innings. As teammates see it, one reason behind Cueto’s effectiveness is his …

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White Sox’ Dallas Keuchel designated for assignment

Dallas Keuchel designated for assignment originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago White Sox designated left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel for assignment. He was in the final season of a three-year, $55.5 million contract. In a corresponding move, the White Sox recalled infielder Danny Mendick from Class AAA Charlotte. The White Sox had a tough …

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One Notre Dame player named to MLB Pipeline’s Top-200 Draft prospects

The Irish have done well traditionally sending players off the MLB, especially for a Midwest baseball team. Just last year pitcher Tanner Kohlhepp and first baseman Niko Kavadas were selected inside the first 11 rounds of the MLB Draft. This coming season should see the same, as the Irish once again have a highly ranked …

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Gabe Kapler takes blame for Jake McGee not on Giants’ lineup card vs. reds

Kapler takes blame for McGee not being on Giants’ lineup card originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Giants capped off an incredibly strange day with one of the oddest moments you will see in a baseball game. In the bottom of the eighth inning of the Giants’ 5-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on …

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Slumping Anthony Rendon placed on injured list with wrist inflammation

Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon throws to first against the Oakland Athletics on May 13. The Angels placed Rendon on the injured list Friday after the team’s 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays. (Jed Jacobsohn / Associated Press) The Angels’ lineup Friday night was marked by a troubling absence. Not Shohei Ohtani, who gave his …

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Carlos Rodon gets no run support in Giants’ strange 5-1 loss to Reds

Rodón gets no run support in Giants’ strange loss to Reds originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Carlos Rodón’s stellar start to the 2022 MLB season has taken an abrupt turn for the worse. After starting the year with six straight strong outings, Rodón took his third straight loss as the Giants fell to the …

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