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White Sox's Carlos Rodon throws no-hitter vs. Indians
Carlos Rodon loses a perfect game in the ninth inning.[read more]

Brewers' Burnes (30 Ks, no walks) sees huge gains from a little tweak
In 2019, Corbin Burnes was one of the worst pitchers in baseball. Now he's one of the best.[read more]

Brewers place Cain on IL; Yelich out 3rd straight
Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left quad and Christian Yelich is out for the third straight game with back tightness.[read more]

Madoff, whose scheme affected Mets, dies at 82
Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme defrauded thousands and affected the finances of the New York Mets, has died in prison.[read more]

Minor league to test farther mound, DH tweak
In the second half of Atlantic League play, the pitching rubber will go back to 61 feet, 6 inches, giving hitters more time to react. The league will also implement the "double-hook" rule, where a team loses its DH when it removes its starting pitcher.[read more]

Twins' Simmons positive after declining vaccine
Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who has said he doesn't plan to be vaccinated for the coronavirus, has tested positive and was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Wednesday.[read more]

Altuve, Bregman among 5 Astros out for protocol
Astros general manager James Click said that placing Yordan Alvarez, Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Robel Garcia and Martin Maldonado on the IL was not a function of them breaking COVID-19 protocols.[read more]

Pete Rose to sell picks for baseball, other sports
Pete Rose said Wednesday that he is joining a pick-selling website where he will make daily predictions about baseball and other sports.[read more]

Puig says assault allegations 'false and malicious'
In a statement released on Tuesday, free agent Yasiel Puig denied claims that he sexually assaulted a woman in 2018 and said that the allegations have prevented him from continuing his Major League Baseball career.[read more]

Googly eyes, Sasquatch suits and a runaway booger: Welcome to the Mascot Hall of Fame
Behind the former Phillie Phanatic's quest to harness the power of fun -- and why he thinks it has found a new purpose in a post-pandemic world.[read more]