Cubs RHP Thompson suspended by MLB for hitting McCutchen
Chicago Cubs reliever Keegan Thompson was suspended for three games on Monday for hitting Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Andrew McCutchen with a pitch. Cubs manager David Ross was suspended for one game by Major League Baseball. Thompson and Ross also were fined an undisclosed amount.news.yahoo.com
Tigers get walk-off hit to beat Cubs in 10 innings
The Tigers (14-25) and Cubs (18-20) have split the first two games of the weekend series. Cubs rookie reliever Keegan Thompson, who pitched a scoreless eighth and ninth inning, struck out five Tigers. Detroit Tigers' pitcher Jose Urena grimaces after being hit by a Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward line drive in the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Saturday, May 15, 2021. pic.twitter.com/NjtM7Sf1lJ — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) May 15, 2021Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario left the game in the sixth inning after getting hit by a pitch on his left knee. Up next: The Tigers and Cubs wrap up their three-game series on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. at Comerica Park.mlive.com
Diamondbacks' Gallen has sore forearm, might miss opener
SETBACK IN THE BULLPENBlue Jays right-hander Kirby Yates will miss several weeks because of a strained muscle in his forearm. He allowed one run and five hits, striking out five without a walk. Ross Stripling struck out seven and walked none in 3 2/3 innings, but gave up three runs and five hits. Bryan Abreu, a top Astros pitching prospect who turns 24 next month, started and pitched three perfect innings, striking out four. Baltimore starter John Means allowed four hits and walked three over 3 2/3 innings, striking out three.