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Scrappers rained out

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ game Friday night at Frederick, Maryland, was rained out. The game will not be made up. The Scrappers (10-5) will play in Maryland again tonight and Sunday to face the Keys (0-12-2). Mahoning Valley returns to Eastwood Field for a six-game homestand against ...

Civale superlative

CLEVELAND — Aaron Civale felt miserable the past few days, suffering with allergy symptoms. The Mariners didn’t cause him any problems at all. Civale gave up a single to start the game before dominating Seattle’s light-hitting lineup for eight innings, leading the Cleveland Indians ...

A baker’s dozen

PITTSBURGH — Even amid a slow start, Dave Roberts didn’t need a reminder of all the things Mookie Betts can do to help the Los Angeles Dodgers win games. Betts provided one anyway. The star right fielder hit the 25th leadoff home run of his big league career and added a spectacular ...

Tribe trades Bauers

CLEVELAND — Jake Bauers ran out of chances with the Indians. The Mariners are giving him another one. Less than a week after Cleveland designated the first baseman/outfielder for assignment, Bauers was traded Thursday to Seattle for a player to be named or cash. Bauers, who never produced ...

Blue Jackets promote Larsen to head coach

COLUMBUS — The Blue Jackets promoted Brad Larsen on Thursday to fill the head coaching vacancy left after Columbus parted ways with John Tortorella after six seasons at the helm. The 43-year-old Larsen, a former NHL forward who has been an assistant coach with the Blue Jackets for the past ...

Scrappers lose 3rd in row

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers suffered their third straight loss of the MLB Draft League season, losing 8-7 at West Virginia on Wednesday night. A six-run sixth inning for the Black Bears wiped out a 3-1 Mahoning Valley advantage. The Scrappers (9-5) scored three times in the seventh to pull ...