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MLB News: Around the League-May 9th

Highlights

Washington outfielder Bryce Harper hit a walk-off two run homer to give the Nats an 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves.

The Pittsburgh Pirates turned a triple-play in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Games to Watch

Atlanta Braves (Teheran 3-1, 3.82 ERA) at Washington Nationals (Fister 2-1, 2.61 ERA) 4:05 p.m. ET

Houston Astros (Keuchel 3-0, 0.80 ERA) at Los Angeles Angels (Shoemaker 2-2, 5.40 ERA) 9:05 p.m. ET

Miami Marlins (Phelps 1-0, 3.24 ERA) at San Francisco Giants (Bumgarner 3-1, 3.03 ERA) 9:05 p.m. ET

Milestone Watch

Miami Marlins second baseman Omar Infante will seek his 500th career RBI tonight against the Giants and Madison Bumgarner.

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin will seek his 200th career double today against the Boston Red Sox and Joe Kelly.

New York Yankees right fielder Chris Young will seek his 500th career RBI today against the Baltimore Orioles and Wei-Yin Chen.

News

Detroit Tigers

The Tigers have placed catcher Alex Avila on the disabled list.  Avila will have to undergo surgery to address a loose bone in his left knee.  He will be sidelined for two to six weeks.

Cleveland Indians

The Indians have designated Anthony Swarzak for assignment.

Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox have optioned Allen Craig to the minors.

Texas Rangers

Rangers left hander Mike Kickham has cleared waivers and will be assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.

Oakland Athletics

The A’s have acquired Edward Mujica and cash from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later.

Tampa Bay Rays

Drew Smyly has a labrum tear that will most likely require season-ending surgery.

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