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All-Star Ballot standings as of June 21, 2022

All-Star Ballot standings as of June 21, 2022

Below are the complete standings for Phase 1 of fan voting for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard as of the first ballot update. CATCHERS1. Willson Contreras, Cubs – 801,6302. Travis d’Arnaud, Braves – 471,9213. Yadier Molina, Cardinals – 454,6854. Tyler Stephenson, Reds – 370,4535. Will Smith, Dodgers – 323,8946. James McCann, Mets …

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Jeter Downs gets first callup on 'surreal' day

Jeter Downs gets first callup on ‘surreal’ day

Jeter Downs called up by Red Sox \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”jeter-downs-called-up-by-red-sox\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”jeter-downs-called-up-by-red-sox\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”jeter-downs-called-up-by-red-sox\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Downs was the top prospect the Red Sox got in the deal in 2020 that sent Mookie Betts to the Dodgers. \n\nThough Downs has had some ups and downs since joining his third organization, the Red Sox felt the time was right to give him his first callup.\n\nDowns’ promotion …

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Twins top prospect Lewis tears ACL for second time

Twins top prospect Lewis tears ACL for second time

MINNEAPOLIS — Royce Lewis’ dream season is over, far too soon. Lewis, the No. 39 prospect in baseball and the top-ranked prospect in the Twins’ organization, will have season-ending surgery to repair a partially torn ACL in his right knee, manager Rocco Baldelli announced Friday. The 22-year-old has now torn that same ACL twice in …

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Strider's start propels Braves' 9th straight W

Strider’s start propels Braves’ 9th straight W

Spencer Strider scoreless start vs. Pirates \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”spencer-strider-scoreless-start-vs-pirates\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”spencer-strider-scoreless-start-vs-pirates\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”spencer-strider-scoreless-start-vs-pirates\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Strider limited the Pirates to four hits and struck out eight over a career-high 5 2/3 scoreless innings. The Braves have won two of the first three games started by the 23-year-old right-hander. They were 2-9 in games started by others who previously filled the rotation’s fifth spot this …

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X's and O's: Pitchers play tic-tac-toe on bump

X’s and O’s: Pitchers play tic-tac-toe on bump

Joe Musgrove, Chad Kuhl play tic-tac-toe on mound \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”joe-musgrove-chad-kuhl-play-tic-tac-toe-on-mound\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”joe-musgrove-chad-kuhl-play-tic-tac-toe-on-mound\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”joe-musgrove-chad-kuhl-play-tic-tac-toe-on-mound\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Musgrove evidently drew the board prior to the top half of the first inning — readily visible to TV viewers on the back right of the mound. He then drew an ‘X’ in the bottom left corner. Kuhl responded with an ‘O’ in the center, and it …

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