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Right-hander Kenta Maeda takes the mound for his final playoff tune-up as the Minnesota Twins try to complete a sweep of their two-game series with the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night in Minneapolis. Maeda (5-1, 2.52 ERA) is 0-2 with...

The Padres complete the home portion of the regular season Wednesday afternoon hoping to clinch the right to open the playoffs at home in San Diego. Right-hander Mike Clevinger (3-2, 3.10 ERA) will start for the Padres against...

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kyle Schwarber found the quickest way to get back in his manager's good graces: hit the ball hard and deliver in the clutch. Done and done. The Chicago Cubs left fielder responded to a very public benching by...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Austin Gomber heard longtime Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright say that his goal before pitching a complete game against Milwaukee last week was to throw no more than 12 pitches in any inning. Sounded like a good...

The Houston Astros are on the verge of clinching their fourth consecutive postseason appearance. If the Astros beat the host Seattle Mariners in the finale of a three-game series Wednesday afternoon and the Los Angeles Angels lose to...

The Boston Red Sox will look to continue building good vibes for the 2021 season as they take on the visiting Baltimore Orioles in the second contest of a three-game series Wednesday night. The Red Sox (21-34) won the opener 8-3 on...

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Sept. 23: Smoak has been placed on unconditional release waivers, per Jessica Kleinschmidt of NBC Sports Bay Area (Twitter link). Sept. 21: The Giants have designated first baseman Justin Smoak for assignment, Kerry Crowley of the Bay...

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Mariners outfielder/infielder Dylan Moore is done for the season as a result of a concussion, the team announced. Moore suffered the injury when he took a pitch off the helmet on Monday, ending what was a terrific campaign for the...

Left-hander Rob Kaminsky, whom the Cardinals designated for assignment Sept. 16, has cleared waivers and will remain with the organization, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Kaminsky was a first-round pick (No. 28)...

6:01pm: The Angels have placed Simmons on the restricted list and selected infielder Elliot Soto in a corresponding move. Soto, whom the Angels signed to a minor league contract last offseason, is a former Cubs, Marlins and Rockies...