MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.
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BOSTON (AP) — Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts was injured in the sixth inning when he tumbled into Boston’s bullpen while attempting to catch a drive by Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox that went for a home run.
TORONTO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies won their first game after trading All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for their ninth victory in 10 games since the All-Star break.