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Mancini's Astros tenure off to historic start after 2-HR game

Mancini’s Astros tenure off to historic start after 2-HR game

Trey Mancini hits two home runs, including grand slam, vs. Guardians \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”trey-mancini-hits-two-home-runs-including-grand-slam-vs-guardians\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.6″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”trey-mancini-hits-two-home-runs-including-grand-slam-vs-guardians\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.6.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”trey-mancini-hits-two-home-runs-including-grand-slam-vs-guardians\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.7″:{“content”:”Friday’s grand slam was the perfect example of how Mancini is the perfect addition to Houston’s lineup. After leading off the third inning by allowing a single to No. 9 hitter Martín Maldonado, Gaddis gave up singles to Jose Altuve and Yordan Alvarez, meaning …

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Dodgers, fans join in a touching tribute to Scully

Dodgers, fans join in a touching tribute to Scully

Vin Scully remembered in Dodger Stadium ceremony \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”vin-scully-remembered-in-dodger-stadium-ceremony\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”vin-scully-remembered-in-dodger-stadium-ceremony\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”vin-scully-remembered-in-dodger-stadium-ceremony\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”Just minutes before the game, both the Dodgers and Padres lined up down the first- and third-base lines, respectively. Both teams took part in a moment of silence, followed by a tribute video to the legendary broadcaster. “Vin” was painted behind the mound.\n\nThe entire Dodgers team then huddled …

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SD nears full strength as Tatis readies for rehab assignment

SD nears full strength as Tatis readies for rehab assignment

Fernando Tatis Jr. rehab assignment \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”fernando-tatis-jr-rehab-assignment\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.7″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”fernando-tatis-jr-rehab-assignment\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.7.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”fernando-tatis-jr-rehab-assignment\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.8″:{“content”:”On Thursday, Tatis underwent a scheduled scan on his wrist, which came back clean. Melvin noted that, barring a setback, this was likely the last time Tatis would undergo imaging, as he has passed every test.\n\nTatis’ return to the lineup would give the Padres quite a boost. They’ve already landed …

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'It's going to be weird': Yanks' Carpenter back in St. Louis

‘It’s going to be weird’: Yanks’ Carpenter back in St. Louis

Matt Carpenter returns to St. Louis with Yankees \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”matt-carpenter-returns-to-st-louis-with-yankees\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.5″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”matt-carpenter-returns-to-st-louis-with-yankees\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.5.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”matt-carpenter-returns-to-st-louis-with-yankees\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.6″:{“content”:”Carpenter’s time in St. Louis ended with plenty of challenges, with him hitting .186 and .169 over his final two seasons with the Cardinals. That lack of production was in stark contrast to the first nine years in a Cardinals uniform, when he hit 148 of his …

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Quick hits: Tyler O'Neill's homer shatters tie, hoists Cardinals to sweep of Cubs

Quick hits: Tyler O’Neill’s homer shatters tie, hoists Cardinals to sweep of Cubs

Before the first of the Cardinals’ new lefty starters spun a pitch, manager Oliver Marmol was pragmatic about what he was eager to see first from Jose Quintana. The swings and misses and zeroes could come later. “It’s going to be fun to watch him in our uniform,” Marmol said. In his feathered debut after …

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Revamped Padres flex in first game with Soto, Bell and Drury

Revamped Padres flex in first game with Soto, Bell and Drury

New Padres make impression in first game for Juan Soto \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”new-padres-make-impression-in-first-game-for-juan-soto\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”new-padres-make-impression-in-first-game-for-juan-soto\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”new-padres-make-impression-in-first-game-for-juan-soto\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”Soto and Bell each walked in their first Padres plate appearance, with Soto scoring on a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch. That set the stage for Drury to launch a grand slam on the first pitch he saw. Drury became the first player in franchise history to hit …

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Vogelbach gives Mets grand boost at DH

Vogelbach gives Mets grand boost at DH

WASHINGTON — Fairly or not, much of the ink spilled on the Mets’ trade deadline strategy focused less on what the team accomplished and more on what it didn’t. The Mets did not acquire a catcher or a left-handed reliever. They didn’t mimic the more ostentatious moves of the Braves, Phillies, Padres and other NL …

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Urquidy's 7 scoreless, Altuve's 4 hits fuel Astros

Urquidy’s 7 scoreless, Altuve’s 4 hits fuel Astros

HOUSTON — Relieved that the trade deadline has come and gone and happy to know he stayed with the Astros, right-hander Jose Urquidy continued his dominance by striking out 10 batters and pitching seven scoreless innings in Houston’s victory by 6-1 over the Red Sox. Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. Urquidy (10-4), who threw …

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The reasoning behind Brewers' surprise DFA of Lamet

The reasoning behind Brewers’ surprise DFA of Lamet

Dinelson Lamet DFA’d by Brewers \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”dinelson-lamet-dfa-d-by-brewers\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”dinelson-lamet-dfa-d-by-brewers\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”dinelson-lamet-dfa-d-by-brewers\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”**1)** There were a series of roster moves following the trade with the Padres. The Brewers’ subsequent pitching adds included another trade with the Rangers for Matt Bush, who joined the Brewers on Tuesday and was added to the active roster on Wednesday, and a return from the injured list …

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As Hader trade sets in, Crew adds more 'pen help

As Hader trade sets in, Crew adds more ‘pen help

And while the clubhouse was still absorbing the surprising departure of its All-Star closer on Tuesday, the Brewers were still remaking their bullpen at the Trade Deadline. Rosenthal, a strong right-hander with closer experience, hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2020. He signed with San Francisco for a prorated $4.5 million plus incentives on July …

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