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Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer, his sixth in the last four games, in the sixth inning Tuesday night to lift the Mariners to a 7-4 win over the Rays
Pitcher Felix Hernandez will rejoin the Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation this weekend.
Tom Murphy hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Tuesday night in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Tom Murphy homered twice and drove in four runs, Austin Nola also went deep and had three RBIs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays 9-3.
Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic.
Yusei Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-hitter Sunday that led the Seattle Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 for Seattle’s third shutout of the season.
Yusei Kikuchi allowed five runs on nine hits in 3
Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto the field, while beating the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Saturday.
Andrew Kittredge dealt at Ferris High School, overpowering Greater Spokane League hitters for four years before doing much of the same at Washington. After floating around various rungs of the minor leagues for much of the decade, the 29-year-old reliever appears to have a foothold in the majors.
Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte says he will miss four to six weeks after straining his right hamstring. It’s the second serious injury this year for Inciarte. He hopes to return before the end of the regular season and be ready for the postseason.
Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday.
The Boston Red Sox have placed left-hander Chris Sale on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation. President Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI and the team’s doctors said the results revealed inflammation. Dombrowski also said Sale felt stiffness after his start Tuesday in Cleveland and didn’t tell the team until Friday.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has accepted a 20-game suspension by MLB for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September. The league gave him credit for serving five games while he was on unpaid leave in May, leaving 15 remaining.
The Philadelphia Phillies have lost pitchers Jake Arrieta and David Robertson for the rest of the season, and outfielder Roman Quinn was placed on the 10-day injured list. Arrieta will have surgery to remove bone chips in his pitching elbow. Robertson, a right-handed reliever, had Tommy John surgery on Thursday and will likely miss all of the 2020 season as well. Quinn strained his right groin trying to beat out a grounder in the eighth inning Friday night against San Diego.
The New York Yankees have honored former reliever Mariano Rivera with a celebration before their game against Cleveland. Baseball’s career saves leader was driven around the warning track at Yankee Stadium and high-fived some fans. Last month, Rivera was inducted into the Hall of Fame as the first unanimous selection.
Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innings, it was evident Chicago White Sox broadcasts might never be the same again. Walton was the guest analyst because Steve Stone is taking this weekend’s series against the Los Angeles Angels off. The former UCLA and NBA star center called the game for NBC Sports Chicago with Jason Benetti. The two also work together on college basketball games for ESPN.
Before Mike Trout punished them at levels that seem beyond comprehension, there were other players who always seemed to hit and produce when playing the Mariners.
The Atlanta Braves have signed Adeiny Hechavarria to fill a void at shortstop with Dansby Swanson still injured and Johan Camargo heading to Triple-A Gwinnett. Hechavarria, a 30-year-old with his sixth team in three years, agreed to a one-year, prorated contract. He was in the lineup Friday and batting seventh against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Chicago Cubs recall infielder Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa and reinstate relief pitcher Brandont Kintzler from the 10-day disabled list. To make room, center fielder Albert Almora Jr. and reliever James Norwood were optioned toto Iowa.