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After Wednesday's loss to the Orioles, in which he smiled while being booed, Yankees pitcher Sonny Gray said a tweet that referenced another Twitter user's race was "an inside joke" with a former teammate.
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will have surgery Thursday to remove bone calcification in his right heel, the team announced. He'll later have the same surgery on his left heel and will likely be sidelined eight to 10 months.
A lawyer for former Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna, who is facing an assault charge, said his client will plead not guilty.
Slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria was designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays to open a roster spot for outfielder Tommy Pham.
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa will begin a rehab assignment on Thursday, when he expects to play shortstop for Double-A Corpus Christi after missing more than a month with a back injury.
Jose Reyes on Wednesday became the first player in major league history to allow multiple home runs as a pitcher and then hit multiple homers in his team's next game.
The major league batting average in July was .255, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, raising the season average from .246 to .248.
The agent for Shawn Kelley said the reliever, who was DFA'd by the Nationals, lost his cool after one umpire told him to pitch faster while another told him to slow down.
New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will be evaluated by doctors after experiencing forearm discomfort.
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Reliever Shawn Kelley, who threw his glove after being told by umps to slow down and giving up a home run, was designated for assignment by the Nationals.
Adam Jones chose to stay with the Baltimore Orioles, using his contractual right to block a trade from a team dealing veterans and going into a rebuilding mode.
Adding Manny Machado could be the move that puts the Dodgers over the top, and they aren't the only club whose shot at winning it all changed in July.
The veteran lefty could help turn the Cubs' struggling rotation around in time for Chicago to take control of the NL Central race.
Daniel Murphy hit two home runs to key the highest-scoring game ever for the Nationals, who pounded out 26 hits and won 25-4 Tuesday night in the most lopsided defeat in Mets history.
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Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish threw 35 pitches during a bullpen session Tuesday afternoon and came away pain-free "for the first time in two months."
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Nationals shortstop Trea Turner elaborated on his apology for offensive tweets, saying he is "truly sorry" and wants to take full responsibility. Teammate Sean Doolittle also talked about his reaction when Turner's tweets surfaced.