AROUND THE HORN

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An­gels: DH Al­bert Pu­jols went on the 10-day dis­abled list Fri­day with left knee in­flam­ma­tion. The move came one night af­ter he hit two home runs to tie Ken Grif­fey Jr. for sixth place on the ca­reer list with 630. With a to­tal of three hits on the night, Pu­jols reached 3,055 for his ca­reer, ty­ing him with Rickey Hen­der­son for 25th all time.

Yan­kees: Closer Aroldis Chap­man won’t pitch in the All-Star Game in or­der to rest his sore left knee. Chap­man, who has made the All-Star team five times, is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA and 25 saves in 40 ap­pear­ances. He has struck out 67 in 39 in­nings and held op­po­nents to a .129 av­er­age.

Astros: RHP Char­lie Mor­ton was added to the Amer­i­can League All-Star team, giv­ing the Astros a ma­jor-league-lead­ing six play­ers in Tues­day’s game. Mor­ton, who is 11-2 with a 2.96 ERA and 146 strike­outs in 19 starts, joins fel­low RHPs Justin Ver­lan­der and Ger­rit Cole, 2B Jose Al­tuve, OF Ge­orge Springer and 3B Alex Breg­man on the squad, which will be man­aged by Astros man­ager A.J. Hinch.

Dodgers: 2B Chase Ut­ley an­nounced his re­tire­ment be­fore the Dodgers’ game against the An­gels, say­ing “I’m ready to be a full-time dad” to his two young sons. The 39-year-old Ut­ley, a six-time All-Star, is bring­ing his 16-year ca­reer to a close at the end of this sea­son even though he is signed through 2019.

Brew­ers: OF Eric Thames left the Brew­ers’ game against the Pi­rates with right ham­string tight­ness. He suf­fered the in­jury while play­ing a ball hit into the right-field cor­ner in the top of the sec­ond in­ning.

Mariners: LHP James Pax­ton went on the 10-day DL, a day af­ter he left a start in the first in­ning with stiff­ness in his lower back. Pax­ton threw only 17 pitches against the An­gels on Thurs­day, al­low­ing three runs on three hits, in­clud­ing two home runs, be­fore he was re­moved.

Ori­oles: RHP Dar­ren O’Day un­der­went sea­son-end­ing surgery on his left ham­string Thurs­day.

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