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Twins' Royce Lewis homers, has 4 RBIs in return on anniversary of ACL tear
Royce Lewis returned to the field Monday, the one-year anniversary of tearing his right ACL for the second time, in a season debut more suited for a fairy tale than a baseball diamond.
Jack Suwinski joins Barry Bonds after hitting 2 HRs in McCovey Cove
Pirates outfielder Jack Suwinski joined Barry Bonds as the only players to reach McCovey Cove twice in one game after he splashed two homers in San Francisco on Monday night.
Reports: San Diego Padres claim catcher Gary Sanchez off waivers
The San Diego Padres claimed catcher Gary Sanchez off waivers from the New York Mets, several outlets reported Monday. The Mets designated Sanchez for assignment Thursday after a brief stay with the club.
Bailey's 4 RBIs on 24th birthday lead Giants to 14-4 rout, drop Pirates under .500
— Rookie Patrick Bailey had four RBI on his 24th birthday, boosting the San Francisco Giants to a 14-4 rout of Pittsburgh on Monday that dropped the Pirates under .500 for the first time since the opening weekend of the season.
Patrick Bailey's 2-run shot extends the Giants' lead
Patrick Bailey hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning to put the Giants up 11-3.
Yankees hold Anthony Rizzo (neck) out of lineup in Seattle
Anthony Rizzo, the veteran first baseman hurt in the sixth inning Sunday while making a catch at first base against the San Diego Padres, was held out of the New York Yankees' lineup with a neck issue Monday for a series opener vs. the Seattle Mariners.