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Twins DH Cruz (wrist) comes off IL

Twins DH Cruz (wrist) comes off IL

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August 19 The Minnesota Twins reinstated designated hitter Nelson Cruz from the 10-day injured list on Monday and sent righthander Zack Littell to Triple-A Rochester in a corresponding move. FULL STORY

Braves claim OF Hamilton off waivers

Braves claim OF Hamilton off waivers

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August 19 The Atlanta Braves claimed outfielder Billy Hamilton off waivers from the Kansas City Royals on Monday, the team announced. FULL STORY

Dodgers' Kershaw looks to stay in rhythm vs. Blue Jays

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August 19 Clayton Kershaw is coming off one of his best performances of the season and Cody Bellinger is on a roll while taking over the major league lead for home runs, yet the Los Angeles Dodgers will be trying to shake off a rare series defeat when they play host to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. FULL STORY

Cloud over Red Sox clears a bit ahead of series vs. Phillies

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August 19 The Boston Red Sox are riding the high of a five-game winning streak, and they potentially got some good news as they enter their two-game series against the visiting Philadelphia Philllies on Tuesday. FULL STORY

Report: Sale has inflamed elbow, avoids serious injury

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August 19 Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale's inflammation in his pitching elbow is just that, ESPN's Jeff Passan reported Monday afternoon. FULL STORY

Dark cloud looms over Red Sox ahead of series vs. Phillies

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August 19 The Boston Red Sox are riding the high of a five-game winning streak, but a dark cloud still looms over the team in the form of the mystery surrounding ace left-hander Chris Sale's throwing elbow. FULL STORY

Original Met Jackson dies at 83

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August 19 Pitcher Al Jackson, an original member of the New York Mets, died Monday after a long illness. He was 83. FULL STORY

Jubilant Cubs aim for strong showing against Giants

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August 19 The Chicago Cubs figure to be in a good mood when they open a six-game homestand starting Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants. FULL STORY

German goes for 8th straight W as Yanks visit A's

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August 19 The Oakland Athletics get a rematch with the team that ended their season a year ago when they open a three-game series against the visiting New York Yankees on Tuesday night. FULL STORY

Alonso carrying hot Mets into battle vs. Indians

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August 19 The New York Mets have taken advantage of a presumably soft schedule to win 18 of their last 23 games to improve their position in pursuit of a wild-card spot in the National League. FULL STORY

MLB STANDINGS

AL
Central
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Minnesota Twins
76-48
.613
-
Cleveland Indians
74-51
.592
-
Chicago White Sox
55-68
.447
20.5
Kansas City Royals
44-80
.355
32
Detroit Tigers
37-84
.306
37.5
East
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
New York Yankees
83-43
.659
-
Tampa Bay Rays
73-52
.584
9.5
Boston Red Sox
67-59
.532
16
Toronto Blue Jays
52-75
.409
31.5
Baltimore Orioles
39-85
.315
43
West
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Houston Astros
79-46
.632
-
Oakland Athletics
71-53
.573
7.5
Los Angeles Angels
62-64
.492
17.5
Texas Rangers
60-64
.484
18.5
Seattle Mariners
52-73
.416
27
NL
Central
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
St. Louis Cardinals
65-57
.533
-
Chicago Cubs
66-58
.532
-
Milwaukee Brewers
64-60
.516
2
Cincinnati Reds
58-65
.472
7.5
Pittsburgh Pirates
51-72
.415
14.5
East
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Atlanta Braves
74-52
.587
-
Washington Nationals
67-56
.545
5.5
Philadelphia Phillies
64-60
.516
9
New York Mets
64-60
.516
9
Miami Marlins
45-78
.366
27.5
West
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Los Angeles Dodgers
82-44
.651
-
San Francisco Giants
63-62
.504
18.5
Arizona Diamondbacks
62-63
.496
19.5
San Diego Padres
58-65
.472
22.5
Colorado Rockies
57-67
.460
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