Red Sox place Andrew Benintendi (knee) on DL

Comment ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Red Sox placed rookie outfielder Andrew Benintendi on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a sprained left knee. Benintendi left Wednesday night's game after an awkward step trying to avoid a tag in the seventh inning, and he underwent an MRI on Thursday morning...

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Brian MacPherson
Providence Journal, Red Sox Reporter
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Red Sox Place Andrew Benintendi On Disabled List

The Red Sox have placed left fielder Andrew Benintendi on the disabled list following last night’s knee injury, the team told reporters, including Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald (Twitter link). Benintendi, who was initially diagnosed with a left knee sprain, underwent an MRI this morning,...

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Nationals Acquire Marc Rzepczynski

The Nationals announced that they’ve acquired left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski and cash considerations from the A’s in exchange for minor league infielder Max Schrock.

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St. Louis Sluggers: Surprise! Cardinals winning with long ball

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Jacob deGrom seems out of gas at bad time for Mets

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Yu Darvish - Texas Rangers
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Katie Ledecky says Bryce Harper wanted to be the one to hold her medals

Before Katie Ledecky threw the ceremonial first pitch at Nationals Park on Wednesday, she turned Bryce Harper into her personal Olympic medal display rack. It’s apparently easier to throw a strike without 5.5 pounds of hardware hanging from one’s neck. “We kind of planned that when I got to th...

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The Yankees get an unwelcome visitor when a fan falls into their dugout

Things were going pretty well for Yankees during the eighth inning of their 5-0 win over the Mariners on Wednesday until a fan dropped in. Literally. A fan fell from the stands at Safeco Field into the Yankees’ dugout, startling just about everyone there. Brian McCann, who had the day off, provide...

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Say what you will, but the Orioles are doing something right

The list makes you wince. Jake Arrieta is the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner. Eduardo Rodriguez is part of the Red Sox’s rotation, Zach Davies part of the Brewers’. Josh Hader, also with the Brewers, is the game’s 54th-best prospect, according to MLBPipeline.com. The Orioles ha...

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Rewind: Frustration shows as Giants fall three back in West

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Pablo Sandoval visits Red Sox, takes grounders - The Boston Globe

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Yu Darvish’s first career homer highlights Rangers’ victory

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Red Sox Notes: Rusney Castillo Among Possible Left Field Depth Options

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Ortiz oldest ever with 30 homers, but Red Sox lose to Rays in 11

Red Sox’s David Ortiz shakes hands with third base coach Brian Butterfield after his two-run home run in the first inning. —Chris O'Meara / AP ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Ortiz became the oldest player ever to hit 30 homers in a season, but the Tampa Bay Rays came back from a three-run d...

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Angels catcher Jett Bandy likes to mix in fun with success

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BALTIMORE -- The Washington Nationals hope to fare better against the Baltimore Orioles when the teams head back to Nationals Park to continue their four-game, home-and-home Beltway Series on Wednesday.

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Yu Darvish hit a home run

ATLANTA, GA - JULY 17: Jeff Francoeur #18 of the Atlanta Braves at bat against the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field on July 17, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta won 1-0. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Getty Images) Update #2 (10:07 PM EDT): The Braves officially announced the trade. They are also acquiring ...

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Rangers have never lost in game in which Yu Darvish has homered.
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Three takeaways: Darvish bashes, Rangers survive Cincinnati

CINCINNATI - Takeaways and observations from the Rangers' 6-5 win over Cincinnati Wednesday: -- Yu the man: Another game, another accomplishment for Yu Darvish. Though he wasn't as sharp on the mound as he's been this season, he did hit the first homer by a Rangers pitcher since Bobby Witt in 1997. ...

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Dallas Morning News, Baseball Columist
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