AROUND THE HORN
■ Angels: Eight-time AllStar OF Mike Trout will have surgery on his right foot this week because of Morton’s neuroma, a thickening of tissue around a nerve leading to toes that causes pain, a procedure that will end his season. Trout finished with a career-high 45 home runs, 104 RBIs and a .291 batting average, putting him in contention to win his third AL MVP award along with four second-place finishes.
■ Cubs: 1B Anthony Rizzo left the game against the Pirates in the third inning of a 16-6 victory with a sprained right ankle suffered while fielding a bunt. X-rays taken at Wrigley Field showed no broken bones. An MRI is scheduled for Monday to determine the severity of the injury. With a runner on second and none out, Pirates P Trevor Williams bunted to the third-base side of the mound. Rizzo charged aggressively and rolled the ankle a couple of steps before fielding the ball. Rizzo had to be helped off the field and could put no pressure on his right leg.
■ Braves: INF Charlie Culberson suffered multiple facial fractures when he was hit by a 91 mph pitch from the Nationals’ Fernando Rodney on Saturday. Culberson was struck on the right side of his face as he squared to bunt. Culberson had a towel pressed to his face as he was helped to his feet and taken off the field on the back of a cart.
■ Yankees: RHP Dellin Betances and LHP Jordan Montgomery made their season debuts after lengthy layoffs during a 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays. Betances, 31, was diagnosed with an impingement in his pitching shoulder during spring training. Montgomery, 26, had Tommy John surgery on June 7, 2018.
■ Red Sox: Christian Vazquez homered twice, including his first career grand slam, and drove in a career-high five runs in a 6-3 victory over the Phillies. Rhys Hoskins homered for the Phillies, who dropped to 4 1⁄2 games behind the Cubs for the final wild-card spot in the NL.
■ Indians: Roberto Perez’s three-run homer helped the Indians salvage the finale of their AL Central showdown series with a 7-5 win over the bigswinging Twins, who tied a major-league home run record Sunday. Eddie Rosario homered twice and Miguel Sano and rookie LaMonte Wade Jr. connected as the Twins became the 13th team — and first since the 2009 Phillies — to have four players reach 30 homers in the same season.
■ Extra innings: With an 8-2 loss to the Orioles, the Tigers are 20-54 at home with seven games left at Comerica Park. The bigleague record of 59 was by the 1939 St. Louis Browns . ... Anibal Sanchez scattered three hits and a walk and didn’t allow a runner past second base over seven innings in the Nationals’ 7-0 victory over the Braves. Nationals manager Dave Martinez because he wasn’t feeling well and was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons . ... Sean Manaea allowed three singles over six scoreless innings and Marcus Semien became the third A’s slugger with 30 homers in a 6-1 win over the Rangers.