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/ May 18, 2017

Marines sign Cuban outfielder Santos

The Chiba Lotte Marines have agreed on a deal worth $200,000 with Cuban outfielder Roel Santos, the Pacific League club said Thursday. The 29-year-old Santos, who throws and bats left-handed, is known for his speed and defensive skills, and served as the leadoff hitter ...

/ May 18, 2017

Hawks' Wada weighing options to treat elbow ailment

Five-time All-Star lefty Tsuyoshi Wada is considering having surgery to repair his left elbow inflammation, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo said Thursday. “Surgery is one of the options,” Kudo said. “If he keeps pitching when his condition doesn’t look good he will be ...

Marlins' Tazawa placed on disabled list with rib injury

/ May 18, 2017

Marlins' Tazawa placed on disabled list with rib injury

Miami Marlins right-hander Junichi Tazawa has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with rib cartilage inflammation, team officials announced Wednesday. The 30-year-old setup man was tagged with his first loss of the season after giving up a go-ahead grand slam in Monday’s game ...

Herrmann hammers homer in 11th to sink reeling Mets

/ May 18, 2017

Herrmann hammers homer in 11th to sink reeling Mets

Chris Herrmann and the Diamondbacks made it another long day for the sinking New York Mets. Herrmann homered off Rafael Montero leading off the 11th inning, giving the Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory on Wednesday and sending the Mets to their season-high seventh straight loss. ...

Darvish picks up 50th victory of major league career

/ May 17, 2017

Darvish picks up 50th victory of major league career

It took Yu Darvish a bit longer than expected to get his 50th career win. The Texas Rangers didn’t bank on taking this much time to reach .500, either. Darvish reached his milestone with nine strikeouts in seven innings, and the Rangers beat the ...

Gurriel lifts Astros with grand slam

/ May 16, 2017

Gurriel lifts Astros with grand slam

Short on sleep, the Houston Astros were listless and hitless until the fifth inning. Then their lumber stirred from its slumber. Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as Houston overcame a slow start to beat ...

Iwakuma eyeing July return

/ May 16, 2017

Iwakuma eyeing July return

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, who was placed on the disabled list last week due to right shoulder inflammation, said Monday he expects to return to the mound before the All-Star break. The 36-year-old told reporters in Seattle that he had been experiencing pain ...