The Mariners on Friday announced that first baseman Daniel Vogelbach and outfielder John Andreoli had been recalled from Triple-A Tacoma and they outrighted reliever Mike Morin. Catcher Mike Zunino remains on the disabled list.
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Wade LeBlanc tied a career-high with 10 strikeouts, his most since 2011, Dee Gordon went 4-for-4 and Edwin Diaz picked up his 37th save as the Mariners opened the second half of the season with a 3-1 win over Chicago.
Sean Rodriguez homered and drove in four runs, Starling Marte hit a grand slam and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 12-1 rout of the Cincinnati Reds after a long rain delay.
Taylor Swift brought her explosive Reputation Tour to the MetLife Stadium on Friday and will make history as the first female artist to play three consecutive shows at the venue when she performs Saturday and Sunday.
Colin O’Brady of Portland, Ore., climbed the highest points in all 50 states in 21 days. He broke the world speed climbing record when he summited Mount Hood in Oregon early morning Thursday, July 19, 2018.