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Callaway stays; Cespedes breaks ankle

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NEW YORK (AP) On a hectic day at Citi Field, the slumping New York Mets have announced they are sticking with embattled manager Mickey Callaway "for the foreseeable future" - and sidelined slugger Yoenis Cespedes broke his right ankle in an accident on his ranch.

Cespedes has been out most of the last two seasons and was recovering from surgery on both heels. New York had hoped he could return sometime after the All-Star break, but this latest setback certainly puts Cespedes' entire season - and perhaps his career - in jeopardy.

General manager Brodie Van Wagenen says Monday the team was informed Saturday night that Cespedes had a "violent" fall on his ranch in Port St. Lucie, Florida, where the club's spring training complex is located.


Phillies' Arrieta set for Wrigley return

Jake Arrieta had his most successful seasons when he was with the Chicago Cubs from 2013-17.

The right-hander will face them for the first time when he takes the mound for the visiting Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a four-game series on Monday night at Wrigley Field.


Price returns from IL as BoSox rout Jays

TORONTO (AP) David Price returned to the Boston Red Sox with another outstanding performance against Toronto Blue Jays.

The 33-year-old left-hander did not allow any earned runs over five innings in a 12-2 rout Monday that improved his record against the Blue Jays to 22-3, including 13-1 in 18 starts at Toronto.


Twins' Odorizzi seeking 7th straight win

Minnesota right-hander Jake Odorizzi will try to win his seventh consecutive start on Monday night when the American League Central-leading Twins open a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif.

Odorizzi (6-2, 2.63 ERA) is just 1-3 with a 5.87 ERA in six career starts against the Angels but that one win came in his last start on Wednesday afternoon in Minneapolis, a hold-your-breath 8-7 victory at Target Field.


Kluber to have X-rays on arm Thursday

CLEVELAND (AP) Indians pitcher Corey Kluber will have an X-ray on Thursday to evaluate his right arm, broke when hit by a line drive on May 1.

Kluber has had his arm in a cast since being injured. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Monday the cast could be removed and replaced with a removable splint, depending on the results of the X-ray.


Gregorius has 1st game since Tommy John

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17.

"It was good," Gregorius said.


Ryu extends shutout streak to 31 innings

CINCINNATI (AP) Hyun-Jin Ryu's shutout streak rolls on.

Ryu blanked the Reds over seven innings to extend his major league-leading streak to 31, Cody Bellinger hit his 17th homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati 8-3 on Sunday.


Bieber Ks 15 O's in CG as Tribe win 10-0

CLEVELAND (AP) Shane Bieber was determined to finish what he started, even if it meant playing hide-and-seek with his pitching coach.

Bieber struck out a career-high 15 in his first major league complete game and the Cleveland Indians routed the Baltimore Orioles 10-0.


Yankees score 7 in wild 6th to rout Rays

NEW YORK (AP) In a season they never quite envisioned, the New York Yankees broke loose for their biggest inning of the year in a way they didn't imagine.

Brett Gardner homered early, then got two hits during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning fueled by five walks that sent the Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays 13-5 on Sunday.