Yan­kees get Chap­man back

Los Angeles Times - - BASEBALL -

Closer Aroldis Chap­man was ac­ti­vated from the dis­abled list Sun­day by the New York Yan­kees and worked a per­fect eighth in­ning in the club’s 4-3 loss at Oakland.

The left-han­der had been out since May 13 be­cause of in­flam­ma­tion in the ro­ta­tor cuff.

“Once I got out there, ev­ery­thing felt good and felt nor­mal,” said Chap­man, who had con­cerns about be­ing rusty.

Etc.

Colorado Rock­ies third base­man Nolan Are­nado be­came the 31st player to com­plete a cy­cle by hit­ting a game-end­ing home run . ... Since Chicago Cubs man­ager Joe Mad­don moved An­thony Rizzo to the lead­off spot Tues­day, the first base­man is hit­ting .409 with three home runs and two dou­bles in five games . ... The con­sec­u­tive home runs hit by Evan Lon­go­ria and Lo­gan Mor­ri­son against the Detroit Tigers was Tampa Bay’s ninth set of back-to-back homers, ty­ing a fran­chise record set in 2007 and tied in 2008 . ... The Seat­tle Mariners have used 29 pitch­ers, the most in the ma­jors . ... With a 10-in­ning 5-4 vic­tory at Philadel­phia, the Ari­zona Di­a­mond­backs im­proved to 44-26, the best 70-game start in team his­tory . ... Bluestitched balls were used in the ma­jor leagues to com­mem­o­rate Fa­ther’s Day.

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