Orioles fly ball bounces off Rays rookie's head, turns into inside-the-park HR
Tampa Bay Rays v Baltimore Orioles BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JULY 27: Trey Mancini #16 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a single in the fifth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 27, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)After years as an AL East doormat, the Baltimore Orioles have found new life this season. That continued on Thursday, with a little help from the Tampa Bay Rays. In the eighth inning with Baltimore leading 1-0, Orioles designated hitter Trey Mancini hit what should have been a routine fly ball for Rays right fielder Josh Lowe for the second out of the inning. It was center fielder Roman Quinn who eventually corralled the ball after an unfortunate bounce further into right field.wftv.com
Phillies' Bryce Harper goes on IL with bruised left forearm
MIAMI — (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies slugger Bryce Harper went on the 10-day injured list retroactive to Sunday with a bruised left forearm. The move was made before Tuesday's game in Miami. The Phillies also reinstated outfielder Roman Quinn from the injured list. Harper is hitless in his past 16 at-bats, which has dropped his OPS to .884. Harper has seven homers, 13 RBIs and a .274 average in 38 games.wftv.com
Padres star Tatis has shoulder problem, to be re-evaluated
The Padres said Tatis had discomfort in his non-throwing left shoulder and would be re-evaluated on Wednesday. Corbin Burnes turned in 4 2/3 innings, striking out six while allowing two runs on three hits. Jon Lester allowed one run and three hits in 3 2/3 innings in his second start of the spring for Washington. He gave up five hits, hit two batters and struck out three. PADRES 5, REDS 4MacKenzie Gore worked 3 2/3 innings in his third start for San Diego, allowing two runs on three hits.
LEADING OFF: MLB looks into GM's ejection, Brock mourned
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo talks with members of the media during the team's "Winterfest" baseball fan festival in Washington. The Nationals and Rizzo finalized a multiyear contract extension Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Brock died less than a week after Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seavers death at 75. During their stellar careers, Brock and Seaver faced each other 157 times -- the most prolific batter/pitcher matchups for either star. Keuchel (6-2, 2.19 ERA) threw five scoreless innings, then was pulled after tossing a few warmup pitches before the sixth.