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Where is Walker Buehler? The pitcher is still searching for his old self

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler throws to the plate during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press) The Dodgers are six weeks into their season and the right-handed anchor of their rotation is still missing. No, not that one. The other one — their big-game …

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MLB’s Harvey Suspension Spotlights Manfred’s Power as Bauer Awaits Appeal

Major League Baseball has suspended Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey for 60 games after he admitted under oath in February that he illegally used cocaine and shared Percocet with the late Tyler Skaggs. Harvey’s suspension, issued on Tuesday, is less than one-fifth the 324-game suspension MLB recently imposed on the former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher …

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Dodgers complete sweep, salvage winning homestand with 5-3 victory over Diamondbacks

Dodgers’ Mookie Betts, right, is congratulated by Trea Turner after scoring on a single by Freddie Freeman during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press) It was this time last year the Dodgers began to slide. Following a 13-2 start to the 2021 campaign, …

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Detroit Tigers can’t recover in 6-1 loss to Rays after Eduardo Rodriguez exits early

ST. Petersburg, Fla. — Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez, signed to a five-year, $77 million contract in November, departed with one out in the first inning, sidelined by an injury. The Tigers couldn’t catch a break in Wednesday’s 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, despite a valiant effort from six pitchers out of …

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Detroit Tigers’ Victor Reyes floored by 2nd quad injury; Spencer Turnbull playing catch

ST. Petersburg, Fla. — Detroit Tigers outfielder Victor Reyes was almost to the point of tears when he entered the clubhouse during Sunday’s 5-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. “I felt a sting,” Reyes said Wednesday. “I recognized immediately what was going on.” Reyes, on the same day he returned from a left quad strain, …

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