Braves utility man Charlie Culberson suffered multiple facial fractures after being hit on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball on Saturday, the team announced Sunday.
New York Yankees right-hander Dellin Betances is expected to be activated off the injured list Sunday, according to manager Aaron Boone.
In his first interview since being shot at a Dominican nightclub, David Ortiz said he doesn’t know what led to the attack: “I don’t have enemies.”
Ronald Acuna Jr. ignited a four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double, as the NL East leading Atlanta Braves clinched a playoff berth with a 10-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
Atlanta’s Charlie Culberson left Saturday’s game against the Nationals after being hit in the face by a pitch in the seventh inning.
The Boston Red Sox are on track to pay a $13.05 million luxury tax for a season in which they are likely to miss the playoffs.
Slugger Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who is hitting .279 with 19 homers and 47 RBIs this season, has returned to the starting lineup after missing 30 games with a quad strain for the Blue Jays.
Freddie Freeman, who left in the fourth inning of Friday’s game with discomfort from a lingering bone spur in his elbow, returned to the starting lineup for the Braves on Saturday.
Blue Jays lefty Tim Mayza has been diagnosed with a torn UCL a day after falling to his knees in pain after throwing a pitch, and will need Tommy John surgery.
The Angels’ outfield suffered yet another blow Friday night when the team announced Justin Upton would miss the rest of the season with patellar tendinitis.