Rockies closer likely to have TJ surgery
Adam Ottavino revealed Monday he'll probably have the season-ending surgery to repair the partial UCL tear in his right elbow. Said Ottavino: "Baseball is my love, so I will do everything I can to come back. I've accepted that. I'll take it head on."
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Juan Acevedo turns 45 today.
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The Brewers have made clear to other teams assessing possible trade options: They are not willing to deal catcher Jonathan Lucroy.
Red Sox suffer two losses in one game
Hanley Ramirez exited in the 1st inning with a sprained left shoulder after he crashed into a wall, and the Red Sox fell 5-1 to the visiting Rays.
Brewers rally to win Counsell's debut
The Brewers scored three runs in the 8th inning to deny Clayton Kershaw his 100th career win and earn Craig Counsell his first managerial win.
Cardinals win seventh straight
The Cardinals spotted the Cubs 5 runs in the 1st inning but came from behind to earn a 10-9 win behind Mark Reynolds' grand slam and a 4-run 7th inning.
Final: Giants 2, Padres 0
Madison Bumgarner's no-hit bid was broken up in the 7th, but most importantly the Giants' ace notched the win with 6 strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings against the visiting Padres. Box score
King Felix stays unbeaten with 3-2 win
Nelson Cruz and the Mariners slugged 3 solo homers and Felix Hernandez allowed 1 run over 7 innings to hand the Angels their 4th straight loss. Hernandez improved to 5-0 on the year.