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Edwin likes Yankees' lineup: 'We're going to hit a lot of homers'

In addition to a metric ton of power, the New York Yankees acquired extra confidence in the form of first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion. Speaking for the first time as a member of the Yankees, Encarnacion expressed his excitement to be joining a lineup that will eventually feature healthy sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton. "We're going to hit a lot of homers and win a lot of games, too," Encarnacion said, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. Despite a weakened lineup for

Report: Braves, Keuchel agree to 1-year, $13M deal

The Atlanta Braves agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent left-hander Dallas Keuchel on Thursday, Jeff Passan of ESPN reports. Keuchel will reportedly earn $13 million in 2019, prorated from $20 million due to starting his season partway through the campaign, Passan adds. After a physical on Friday, Keuchel is scheduled to make his first start with Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The 2015 AL Cy Young winner has spent all seven of his major-league s

Watch: Machado, Green go ballistic, get ejected in Colorado

It was an eventful night for the San Diego Padres on Saturday while losing to the Colorado Rockies. First, third baseman Manny Machado lost his mind on home plate umpire Bill Welke in the fifth inning when he took issue with the strike zone. Machado threw a fit - and some projectiles - before being removed. "I just felt our pitchers were making some of those (pitches) and weren’t getting calls," Machado said of the ejection, according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. "I come up a

Machado appeals suspension for 'aggressively arguing' with umpire

Major League Baseball announced San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado has received a one-game suspension for "aggressively arguing and making contact" with umpire Bill Welke during Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies. In addition to the suspension, Machado was fined an undisclosed amount. Machado filed an appeal and is in Monday's lineup against the Milwaukee Brewers. "I didn't think I touched him," Machado said, according to AJ Cassavell of MLB.com. "The video says it all. We