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Mets’ David Wright set to play on Sept. 29

New York Mets captain David Wright will return for the team’s final homestand and make what will probably be his last appearance as a big leaguer.

Padres get better of Edwin Diaz in 9th, beat Mariners 2-1

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:54 p.m.

Wil Myers lined an RBI double off major league saves leader Edwin Diaz with one out in the ninth inning, lifting the San Diego Padres over the Seattle Mariners 2-1. Diaz entered with the game tied at 1 and struggled without having a chance at his 55th save. Diaz gave up singles to Hunter Renfroe and Eric Hosmer leading off the inning. After a strikeout of Franmil Reyes, Myers jumped on the first pitch and pulled it into the left field corner.

Hisashi Iwakuma ends his tenure with the Mariners and his time in Major League Baseball

While his teammates – all of them likely unaware of his decision – conversed/yelled in the Mariners’ clubhouse before Tuesday’s game at loud decibels to overcome the blaring music already playing, Hisashi Iwakuma stood quietly at his locker with his translator Antony Suzuki ready to discuss the end of his time with the Seattle Mariners and Major League Baseball.

Cleveland Indians remove Chief Wahoo from sleeve for series in Toronto

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

The Cleveland Indians have removed the Chief Wahoo logo from the sleeve of their uniforms for a four-game series in Toronto. The decision to nix the logo was partially driven by a failed legal challenge against the team when it played in Toronto during the 2016 ALCS. While Cleveland played the Blue Jays, a lawsuit was filed to have the logo and team name banned from Canadian TV. A judge dismissed the case. The Indians have said they will remove the logo from their uniforms next season.

Nelson Cruz, Denard Span hit back-to-back homers to lead Mariners to victory

SEATTLE – Nelson Cruz and Denard Span hit back-to-back home runs, and the Seattle Mariners overcame sloppy infield defense to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Wednesday night. Despite winning their first home series since July 22, the Mariners failed to gain ground on Oakland in the A.L. wild-card race. They still trail by 5 1/2 games with 22 games remaining.

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani facing Tommy John surgery after new damage

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5:17 p.m.

The Los Angeles Angels say Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has new damage in his right elbow and Tommy John surgery has been recommended. The Angels said Ohtani had an MRI in Texas that revealed the problem in his ulnar collateral ligament. Ohtani had been scheduled to throw a light bullpen session. He was still in the Angels’ lineup as the designated hitter for their series finale against the Rangers.

Kenley Jansen expected to miss Dodgers’ weekend series in Colorado

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 3:20 p.m.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be without All-Star closer Kenley Jansen for a key weekend series with the Colorado Rockies after a team cardiologist recommended the right-hander not travel to Denver. Twice in his career Jansen has experienced an irregular heartbeat while the Dodgers were in the high altitude of Colorado. The most recent episode happened last month before a series at Coors Field. The Dodgers began the day a half-game behind NL West-leading Colorado.

MLB roundup: Red Sox beat Braves in matchup of division leaders

Steve Pearce had three hits and three RBIs, Rick Porcello allowed two hits in five innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Tuesday night for their second straight win in a matchup of division leaders.

Mariners players brawl in clubhouse before game vs. Orioles

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 6:43 p.m.

A brawl involving several players broke out in the Seattle Mariners’ clubhouse Tuesday afternoon several hours before a game at Safeco Field. Shortstop Jean Segura, catcher Mike Zunino and other players were involved in the fighting.