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ARLINGTON, Texas — Shohei Ohtani will not go on a rehab assignment before making his season debut with the Los Angeles Angels. General manager Billy Eppler said Tuesday that Ohtani will instead face pitchers in simulated games. The two-way player and last year’s AL Rookie of the Year, who will not pitch this season while
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Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has a torn left quad, a source told The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears on Tuesday. Doctors are still determining the severity of Cousins’ quad tear, which will determine the length of the recovery process, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It is unclear whether he will need surgery or
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LOS ANGELES — Yasiel Puig didn’t arrive at Dodger Stadium in time to receive his National League championship ring from his former team, a fitting development for a player who was often chastised for his tardiness. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was joined by owner Mark Walter, CEO Stan Kasten and president of baseball
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ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves‘ pitching staff has taken a couple of hits, with starter Sean Newcomb sent down to Triple-A Gwinnett and closer Arodys Vizcaino put on the injured list Sunday. Newcomb, a fixture in the rotation since June 2017, couldn’t hold a 4-0 lead in the Braves’ victory Saturday over the New York
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MINNEAPOLIS — Detroit left-hander Matt Moore will undergo surgery this week to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The Tigers said Sunday they won’t have a definite timetable for Moore’s return until after Wednesday’s scheduled procedure in Dallas, although Moore said he’s hoping for a recovery time of four to six weeks. Moore
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Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor could begin a minor league rehab assignment as early as Monday. Lindor had a workout Saturday, running the bases for the second day in a row. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Lindor will join Triple-A Columbus for a game in Louisville, Kentucky, if there are “no ill effects, no repercussions
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