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12:46 AM ET CHICAGO — It might be a first in baseball: The benches clearing because of an argument involving pitch framing. It came after Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras homered in the second inning off of Atlanta Braves starter Julio Teheran in the Cubs’ 8-3 win on Monday night. Contreras was upset that home
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6:45 PM ET Major League Baseball fans support installation of more safety netting at ballparks by an overwhelming majority in a survey commissioned by ESPN. Fans agreed by a margin of 78 percent to 22 percent that netting was a good idea because it protects fans who often do not have enough time to react
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7:00 PM ET New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway reportedly shouted profanities at a Newsday reporter in the clubhouse Sunday and starting pitcher Jason Vargas challenged the reporter to a fight and had to be restrained from going after him. The incident came after the Mets’ bullpen blew a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning
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10:45 AM ET The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Mike Foltynewicz to Triple-A Gwinnett, the team announced Sunday. Foltynewicz, a first-time All-Star last season, is 2-5 with a 6.37 ERA over 11 starts in 2019. He allowed eight runs on eight hits in four innings against the Washington Nationals on Saturday, though the Braves rallied
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12:34 AM ET NEW YORK — Just when Cameron Maybin had been spared a roster spot amid the New York Yankees‘ latest roster crunch, the outfielder saw his playing time get snatched away anyway. It wasn’t Aaron Judge‘s return from the Yankees’ injured list that did it, either. A victim of his own body, Maybin
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