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Cubs DFA struggling Gomes, sign catcher Nido
Veteran catcher Yan Gomes, who is hitting a career-low .154 this season, has been designated for assignment by the Cubs.[read more]

Cards P Gibson scratched from start vs. Marlins
The Cardinals have scratched right-hander Kyle Gibson from Wednesday's start against the Marlins because of back tightness.[read more]

Bill approved to lure Chiefs, Royals to Kansas
Kansas legislators approved a plan on Tuesday aimed at luring the Kansas City Chiefs away from Missouri by helping finance a new stadium for the Super Bowl champions, and another for Major League Baseball's Kansas City Royals.[read more]

Guardians place reliever Sandlin on 15-day IL
Nick Sandlin, a key member of the Guardians' league-best bullpen, was placed on the 15-day injured list, retroactive to Monday, with low back inflammation on Wednesday.[read more]

Phils' Suárez pitches in front of family for 1st time
Phillies left-hander Ranger Suárez pitched in front of his wife and two young children in the United States for the first time in his professional career.[read more]

X-rays negative on Cardinals' Arenado after HBP
Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol said afterward that X-rays were negative, and Arenado is day-to-day.[read more]

Willie Mays, Giants and baseball legend, dies at 93
Willie Mays, the "Say Hey Kid" who left an indelible mark on baseball, with his name a constant throughout the sport's hallowed record book, died Tuesday. He was 93.[read more]

Judge not in Yanks' lineup after being hit on hand
Aaron Judge was out of the Yankees' starting lineup Wednesday against the Orioles, one night after he was hit on the left hand by a pitch.[read more]

How modern analytics would have added to Willie Mays' legacy
Mays was truly a player before his time, and the numbers we value in today's game would only have enhanced his all-time place.[read more]

Kurkjian: We will never have another Willie Mays
Mays could do everything on a baseball field. Those gifts made him one of the best players who ever lived.[read more]