The Toronto Blue Jays placed catcher Russell Martin on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a strained left oblique and selected the contract of catcher Mike Ohlman from Triple-A Buffalo.
The Blue Jays catcher was seen grimacing during his first inning at-bat after he appeared to slip running out of the batter's box on a ground out to third base. The left-hander tossed six innings of one-run ball while striking out eight and walking three.
Kisner one ahead of Matsuyama and Stroud at PGA
The PGA Championship has yet to crown a victor at Quail Hollow but officials are already talking about a return to the Queen City. As for the pressure of trying to get the final leg of the Grand Slam? "He doesn't get nervous when he's playing well".
Chad Kuhl (5-8) allowed five runs - four earned - on four hits over five innings in the loss.
Toronto's Danny Barnes pitched a ideal ninth with two strikeouts. The Pirates right-hander struck out six and walked five. With the Pirates entering play on Friday just three games back of the NL Central Division lead, it goes without saying losing McCutchen for any length of time would hinder their chances of making a push for the playoffs. Ryan Goins singled to center to put runners at the corners.
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The Nationals went on to win Saturday's game over the San Francisco Giants , 3-1, to advance their record to 69-45 on the season. The Nationals said Harper suffered a "significant bone bruise", but they are hopeful he will return to the field in 2017.
Darwin Barney and Justin Smoak each added solo home runs to give Toronto a 7-1 cushion.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., urged the president to say "white supremacy is an affront to American values". Stephanopoulos brought up the criticism of President Trump's statement, in which he denounced violence " on many sides ".