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Maddon, A-Rod discuss comments about Darvish

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Joe Maddon and Alex Rodriguez spoke briefly Sunday before the Cubs took on the Nationals after Rodriguez made pointed remarks about injured right-hander Yu Darvish two weeks ago on an ESPN broadcast.
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Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs: GameThread 118 of 162

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Washington and Chicago wrap up their three-game series in Wrigley Field with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs lefty Cole Hamels tonight at 8:05 PM EDT. FOLLOW: ESPN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C. Next Game Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs
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Joe Maddon, ESPN's A-Rod meet, make peace over Yu Darvish comments before Sunday's game

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon made an emphatic point during a Sunday afternoon meeting with the ESPN crew that will call tonight's Nationals-Cubs game: He will defend his players. “My job, I believe, is to protect my brood,” he said. “Quite frankly, it's no different than being a parent.” After ESPN...
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Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

CINCINNATI - Melky Cabrera lofted a go-ahead two-run homer into the left-field seats in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on... Read more ...

Acuna hit by opening pitch, Braves top Marlins 5-2

Acuna hit by opening pitch, Braves top Marlins 5-2

ATLANTA - Slugging rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. was hit by a pitch before he could take the Marlins deep again, but Dansby Swanson filled the power void for Atlanta, hitting a... Read more ...

Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4

Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4

PHILADELPHIA - Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game with... Read more ...

Ramirez scores twice in 1st start since trade, LAFC wins

Ramirez scores twice in 1st start since trade, LAFC wins

LOS ANGELES - Christian Ramirez scored his first two goals since joining Los Angeles FC in a trade last week, helping the expansion team beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Nationals' Jeremy Hellickson exits game after collision

Nationals' Jeremy Hellickson exits game after collision

ST. LOUIS - Washington Nationals right-hander Jeremy Hellickson was removed from Wednesday night's game in St. Louis in the fifth inning after colliding with Cardinals... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Atlanta survives skirmish, loss of Ronald Acuña to top Marlins

MLB wrap: Atlanta survives skirmish, loss of Ronald Acuña to top Marlins

On the very first pitch in the Braves-Marlins matchup, Ronald Acuña Jr. was hit by a pitch, which led to a confrontation at the plate. Read more ...

Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies

Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies

HOUSTON - Evan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1... Read more ...

Rivera returns from DL, homers in 9th as Angels sweep Padres

Rivera returns from DL, homers in 9th as Angels sweep Padres

SAN DIEGO - Rene Rivera hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning in his return from a long stay on the disabled list, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep of... Read more ...

Rays shut down Yankees for 6-1 victory

Rays shut down Yankees for 6-1 victory

NEW YORK - Mallex Smith hit a two-run homer, rookie Brandon Lowe got his first two major league hits and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Plawecki's slam helps power Mets to 16-5 rout of Orioles

Plawecki's slam helps power Mets to 16-5 rout of Orioles

BALTIMORE - Kevin Plawecki hit his first career grand slam during a nine-run sixth inning, Brandon Nimmo went 5 for 5 with three RBIs and the New York Mets breezed past the... Read more ...