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Cubs' Bryant out after pitch hits helmet

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DENVER (AP) Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant has left Sunday's game after being hit on the head with a 96 mph pitch from Colorado's German Marquez.

The ball made a loud sound as it hit off the underside of the flap of his helmet, and it was not immediately clear how much direct contact it made his Bryant's head.

Bryant appeared stunned as manager Joe Maddon and the Cubs' training staff attended to him. Bryant walked off the field very slowly, with one arm around head athletic trainer PJ Mainville and the other around assistant athletic trainer Matt Johnson.


Cards put Wainwright on DL due to elbow

ST. LOUIS (AP) Right-hander Adam Wainwright was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday by the St. Louis Cardinals because of right elbow inflammation.

The 36-year-old is 1-2 with a 3.45 ERA in three starts. He had been scheduled to start Tuesday against the New York Mets.


Rockies place OF Gonzalez on 10-day DL

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.

The Rockies also announced that outfielder Gerardo Parra has dropped his appeal and began serving a four-game suspension Sunday for his part in a bench-clearing brawl against San Diego on April 11.


Yankees' Torres making big-league debut

NEW YORK (AP) With prized prospect Gleyber Torres on board, the New York Yankees are going young.

After getting called up from the minors, Torres made his highly anticipated major league debut Sunday against Toronto. The 21-year-old infielder was at second base, batting eighth in a Yankees lineup that didn't include a player 30 or older for the first time since Sept. 29, 1989, according to STATS.


Mets-Braves finale postponed due to rain

ATLANTA (AP) The final game of the four-game series between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves was postponed because of rain on Sunday.

Rain began falling at SunTrust Park late Sunday morning and was forecast to continue through the afternoon and night.


Mariners RHP Ramirez to start at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Seattle Mariners have recalled right-hander Erasmo Ramirez from a rehab assignment at Triple-A Tacoma to make his season debut starting the series finale at Texas.

Ramirez didn't appear in a spring training game and started the season on the disabled list because of a strained right lat.


A's Manaea no-hits sizzling Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Sean Manaea might've been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn't realize he was still working on a no-hitter.

After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics lefty figured it was over.


ChiSox P Farquhar has brain hemorrhage

CHICAGO (AP) White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.

Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs, and regained consciousness before he was taken to a hospital by ambulance.


Mets demote starter Harvey to bullpen

ATLANTA (AP) Matt Harvey found out he's been sent to the New York Mets' bullpen and was furious.

But he admits his pitching hasn't been good, and says he's determined to earn his way back into the rotation.

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