Right-hander Gerrit Cole had a good start against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, making his return to the mound after sustaining a hamstring injury.
The New York Yankees ace pitched 5 innings in which he allowed only 4 hits, one run and 7 strikeouts. Cole, who posted his 15th win of the season, showed he is in good shape heading into the final stretch of the regular round.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers ensured for the ninth consecutive season to be present in the MLB postseason by defeating the Arizona Bells 8-4 on Tuesday and thus becoming the second classified team of the season.
The reigning major league champions joined the San Francisco Giants as the only teams, so far, with a guaranteed ticket to the 2021 playoffs. Manager Dave Roberts told reporters that after the game they held a toast at the clubhouse in which a few words were also expressed to keep the focus on repeating the championship.