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Red Sox receive good news on COVID-19 front

Boston activated reliever Hirokazu Sawamura on Monday, while Chris Sale could return this weekend against Baltimore after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. ... Continue Reading

Yanks shift struggling Torres back to 2nd base

Gleyber Torres is being moved back to second base from shortstop by the Yankees. Torres was primarily a second baseman during his first two seasons with the Yankees in 2018 and 2019. ... Continue Reading

Twins reach New York late after plane problems

The Twins' charter flight had mechanical problems, forcing the team to change planes. Manager Rocco Baldelli said the Twins arrived at their hotel in New York for their makeup game against the Yankees at about 1:30 a.m. ET Monday. ... Continue Reading

Lindor settles spat with 3 HRs to down Yankees

Francisco Lindor nearly set off a brawl when he taunted the Yankees after his second home run of the game, then he broke an eighth-inning tie with his third long ball in a dramatic Subway Series-ending 7-6 victory on Sunday night. ... Continue Reading

Scherzer gets 3,000th career K in gem vs. Padres

The Dodgers' Max Scherzer became the 19th player in major league history with 3,000 strikeouts, doing so on a day in which he carried a perfect-game bid into the eighth inning. ... Continue Reading

Jays throttle O's 22-7; score 44 runs in 3 games

The Blue Jays put up 44 runs in their three-game series against the Orioles, including a four-inning span that saw them score 27, the most in MLB history. ... Continue Reading

Padres' Snell leaves start with adductor injury

Padres starter Blake Snell left Sunday's start in the first inning with left adductor tightness. ... Continue Reading

MLB playoffs tracker: Who is in, who can clinch next and must-watch games

October is right around the corner. Here's the latest on which teams will be playing in the postseason. ... Continue Reading

Yankees' Judge exits Mets game with dizziness

Aaron Judge left Sunday night's game at the New York Mets in the middle of the third inning with dizziness, according to manager Aaron Boone. ... Continue Reading

Rays place RHP Archer on IL with hip discomfort

Chris Archer has been placed on the 10-day injured list as the Rays starter is experiencing hip discomfort. ... Continue Reading

Ex-MLB pitcher throws rosin bag, hits KBO ump

Samsung Lions pitcher Mike Montgomery, upset over being warned about the 12-second pitch rule in the KBO, was ejected and then threw a rosin bag at the umpire, striking him in the back. He last pitched in the majors with the Royals last season. ... Continue Reading

'You'll never see it again': An oral history of Derek Jeter's most iconic play

Was Giambi really out? How did Jeter get there? ... Continue Reading

Giant returns: Ex-Cub Bryant honored at Wrigley

Kris Bryant was honored with a video tribute and several standing ovations as the former Chicago Cubs star made his first appearance at Wrigley Field since being traded to the San Francisco Giants in July. ... Continue Reading

Padres' Snell leaves start with apparent injury

Padres starter Blake Snell left Sunday's start in the first inning with an apparent injury. ... Continue Reading

Jays, hitless for 6 innings, score 11 in 7th vs. O's

The Blue Jays scored 11 runs in the seventh of Saturday's win over the Orioles after failing to record a hit in the first six innings. ... Continue Reading