NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to bolster their bullpen for a September playoff push, the New York Mets claimed reliever Brad Hand off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.
A three-time All-Star with 126 career saves, Hand struggled badly with the Blue Jays after arriving from Washington in a July 29 trade.
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have cut struggling lefty reliever Brad Hand.
Hand was reinstated from the bereavement list and designated for assignment before Tuesday’s game against Baltimore.
MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro hit a game-winning single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Riley Adams homered and drove in three in his first game against his former team, Erick Fedde won for the first time in more than two months and the Washington Nationals snapped a season-high, seven-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 12-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays acquired closer Brad Hand from Washington on Thursday, getting some bullpen help from a skidding Nationals team that has turned into a trade-deadline seller.
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo.
He just wants the Boston fans to appreciate the player they got when Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays placed Danny Jansen on the 10-day injured list Tuesday and recalled fellow catcher Riley Adams from Triple-A Buffalo.
Jansen strained his right hamstring running the bases during Sunday's 6-3 loss to Houston.