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Gleyber gets warm reception for Yanks debut

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Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres basked in the cheers of the crowd during the famed roll call in the first inning, and he received a standing ovation from the crowd for his first MLB at-bat in the second. Batting eighth and playing second base, Torres struck out on an 81-mph slider from Blue Jays starter Jaime Garcia with men on second and third.

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Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres basked in the cheers of the crowd during the famed roll call in the first inning, and he received a standing ovation from the crowd for his first MLB at-bat in the second. Batting eighth and playing second base, Torres struck out on an 81-mph slider from Blue Jays starter Jaime Garcia with men on second and third.

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Called up before the game from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Torres -- MLB's No. 5 overall prospect per MLB Pipeline -- is the youngest player to debut before July 1 for the storied franchise since Derek Jeter took the field on May 29, 1995. The infielder struggled in Spring Training -- his first action after recovering from Tommy John surgery on his left (non-throwing) elbow -- and compiled a .598 OPS over 13 Grapefruit League games. But Torres got off to a hot start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, putting together a .347/.393/.510 slash line with five extra-base hits before his callup.

"I'm super happy," Torres told reporters on Saturday in Moosic, Pa., where he was removed after six innings in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's 6-5 loss to Toledo. "It's like a dream is coming true. I'm happy for my family."

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The Yankees acquired Torres as part of the megadeal involving closer Aroldis Chapman in July 2016. Since Torres spent more than 20 days in the Minors to begin '18, his free agency will be delayed until after the 2024 season -- meaning he will be under team control for seven years, rather than six.

The Yankees optioned infielder Tyler Wade to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and also brought up right-hander David Hale from Triple-A and designated utility man Jace Peterson for assignment.

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.

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Machado takes Kluber deep for 4th HR in 4 days

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BALTIMORE -- Manny Machado went deep for the fourth time in four games on Sunday, belting an impressive two-out solo homer off Indians ace Corey Kluber.

Machado's team-leading seventh homer came on a 92-mph Kluber sinker, soaring over left field to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Kluber, who tossed a shutout in his previous start at Camden Yards last June, entered the day with a 2-1 record and a 1.52 ERA. Since the start of 2016, Kluber has held opposing batters to a .201 batting average, which ranks second in baseball to Max Scherzer's .187 over that span.

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BALTIMORE -- Manny Machado went deep for the fourth time in four games on Sunday, belting an impressive two-out solo homer off Indians ace Corey Kluber.

Machado's team-leading seventh homer came on a 92-mph Kluber sinker, soaring over left field to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Kluber, who tossed a shutout in his previous start at Camden Yards last June, entered the day with a 2-1 record and a 1.52 ERA. Since the start of 2016, Kluber has held opposing batters to a .201 batting average, which ranks second in baseball to Max Scherzer's .187 over that span.

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Machado -- who's in his final year under team control -- has a 10-game hitting streak and a team-leading 16 RBIs.

Brittany Ghiroli has covered the Orioles for MLB.com since 2010. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast.

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Ohtani batting cleanup for the first time

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For the first time, two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani will bat cleanup as the designated hitter today as the Angels host the Giants.

Ohtani had previously started six times in the No. 8 spot, once at No. 7 and twice as the sixth hitter. Ohtani entered hitting .342 with three homers and 11 RBIs in 10 games, including one as a pinch-hitter.

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For the first time, two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani will bat cleanup as the designated hitter today as the Angels host the Giants.

Ohtani had previously started six times in the No. 8 spot, once at No. 7 and twice as the sixth hitter. Ohtani entered hitting .342 with three homers and 11 RBIs in 10 games, including one as a pinch-hitter.

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CarGo goes on DL; Rockies call up Dahl

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The Rockies lost Carlos Gonzalez to the 10-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained right hamstring, and they took the opportunity to shake up their outfield. David Dahl and Noel Cuevas were recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque, while outfielder Mike Tauchman was optioned to Albuquerque.

Gonzalez injured his hamstring on Wednesday while making a 5-star catch in a 10-2 loss to the Pirates.

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The Rockies lost Carlos Gonzalez to the 10-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained right hamstring, and they took the opportunity to shake up their outfield. David Dahl and Noel Cuevas were recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque, while outfielder Mike Tauchman was optioned to Albuquerque.

Gonzalez injured his hamstring on Wednesday while making a 5-star catch in a 10-2 loss to the Pirates.

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11 facts about Manaea's no-hit masterpiece

A's lefty stymies Boston's strong lineup for first no-no of season
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The Red Sox entered Saturday's game against Sean Manaea and the A's at the Oakland Coliseum as the hottest team in baseball, having won 17 of their first 19 games on the season. But Manaea confounded Boston's lineup and tossed the first no-hitter of the 2018 season and the first by an A's pitcher since Dallas Braden threw a perfect game on May 9, 2010.

What Manaea accomplished was no easy feat, and it was made all the more difficult by the opponent he faced. The Red Sox had scored 123 runs on the young season entering Saturday's contest, the most in the Majors. They also had the most hard-hit batted balls, per Statcast™ (exit velocity of 95 mph or greater), with 241, and an MLB-leading 59 barrels.

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The Red Sox entered Saturday's game against Sean Manaea and the A's at the Oakland Coliseum as the hottest team in baseball, having won 17 of their first 19 games on the season. But Manaea confounded Boston's lineup and tossed the first no-hitter of the 2018 season and the first by an A's pitcher since Dallas Braden threw a perfect game on May 9, 2010.

What Manaea accomplished was no easy feat, and it was made all the more difficult by the opponent he faced. The Red Sox had scored 123 runs on the young season entering Saturday's contest, the most in the Majors. They also had the most hard-hit batted balls, per Statcast™ (exit velocity of 95 mph or greater), with 241, and an MLB-leading 59 barrels.

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:: Sean Manaea's no-hitter coverage ::

Here's a breakdown of Manaea's place in MLB and Oakland A's history:

• Manaea's was the 12th no-hitter in Athletics history, which ranks sixth-most among active teams dating back to 1901.

• It was the 34th no-hitter in April, and it came exactly two years after Jake Arrieta's no-hitter against the Reds, the only one in 2016.

• Manaea's no-hitter was also the earliest in the season to be thrown by an A's pitcher, and it was just the 43rd time in MLB history that a pitcher threw a no-hitter within the first 21 games of the year, and 17th of the divisional era (since 1969). The most recent no-no this early was, again, Arrieta's. The very earliest no-no in MLB history came from Hall of Famer Bob Feller for the Indians on Opening Day in 1940.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea throws the first no-hitter of 2018

• It was just the seventh no-no in the 51-season history of baseball at the Oakland Coliseum. The only two not thrown by A's hurlers were both achieved by Rangers pitchers: Jim Bibby (July 30, 1973) and Nolan Ryan (June 11, 1990). Ryan's was the sixth of his MLB-record seven no-hitters. He was 43 years old that day.

• Manaea is the third Oakland A's pitcher to strike out 10 or more in a no-hitter. Dave Stewart had 12 strikeouts in his no-hitter against the Blue Jays at Toronto on June 29, 1990, and Catfish Hunter struck out 11 in his perfect game against the Twins at the Oakland Coliseum on May 8, 1968.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea strikes out 10 in no-hitter

• Of the 227 no-hitters since 1908, Manaea's was just the 54th by a left-hander, and first since Cole Hamels against the Cubs on July 25, 2015.

• The Red Sox are the first American League team to be no-hit since the Orioles were no-hit by the Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma on Aug. 12, 2015. Eighteen of the last 21 teams to be no-hit were National League teams dating back to May 2, 2012, when the Angels' Jered Weaver no-hit the Twins at Angel Stadium.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea on pitching the A's 12th no-hitter

• When Manaea got the final out for his first career complete game on Saturday night -- a Hanley Ramirez ground ball to shortstop that turned out to be the hardest-hit ball of the game by either club, with a 106.1-mph exit velocity, according to Statcast™ -- the Red Sox were no-hit for the first time since the Mariners' Chris Bosio no-hit Boston on April 22, 1993, at the Kingdome.

Video: BOS@OAK: Statcast™ measures final out of Manaea no-no

• The Red Sox streak of 3,987 games without being no-hit was the second-longest active streak in the Majors to the A's; Oakland's run now stands at 4,242, including Saturday.

Video: BOS@OAK: Melvin on Manaea's no-hitter, win over Sox

• At 17-2, the Red Sox's .895 winning percentage was the highest in MLB history by a team that was no-hit at least five games into the season, according to Elias Sports Bureau. The previous high was held by the Giants, who were no-hit by the Phillies' Kevin Millwood on April 27, 2003, at 18-5 (.783).

• According to Elias, the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter against a club that led the Majors in runs per game entering the day was also with the A's: Stewart, who stymied the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on June 29, 1990. Toronto entered that day averaging 4.3 runs per game.

Daniel Kramer is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @DKramer_.

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Rangers activate DeShields, place Tocci on DL

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Less than a month after requiring surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone in his left hand, Delino DeShields is back.

The Rangers activated the outfielder ahead of Sunday's game against the Mariners. In a corresponding move, center fielder Carlos Tocci was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip bruise.

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Less than a month after requiring surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone in his left hand, Delino DeShields is back.

The Rangers activated the outfielder ahead of Sunday's game against the Mariners. In a corresponding move, center fielder Carlos Tocci was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip bruise.

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DeShields went 3-for-6 over two rehab assignment games in the Minors. The Rangers had initially projected roughly four to six weeks recovery for the athletic center fielder, but DeShields vowed to be back sooner. He sustained his injury in a March 30 game against the Astros.

Tocci hurt himself when colliding with the wall in a game against the Rays and had been receiving treatment. The Rule 5 Draft pick is 2-for-23 (.087) with 10 strikeouts.

Daniel Kramer is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @DKramer_.

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Waino goes on DL with elbow inflammation

Right-hander Brebbia recalled from Triple-A Memphis
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ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals placed Adam Wainwright on the disabled list for the second time in a month on Sunday, this time due to right elbow inflammation.

The extent of the injury is not yet known.

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals placed Adam Wainwright on the disabled list for the second time in a month on Sunday, this time due to right elbow inflammation.

The extent of the injury is not yet known.

Right-handed reliever John Brebbia was recalled from Triple-A Memphis in a corresponding move.

Wainwright, 36, has a history of elbow issues. He underwent arthroscopic elbow surgery after last season to have a piece of cartilage shaved down. It was the same procedure he had in 2014. Tommy John surgery forced Wainwright to miss the 2011 season.

Joe Trezza is a reporter for MLB.com.

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Our 10 favorite ballpark foods at FoodFest

For the first time ever, MLB fired up MLB FoodFest, bringing ballpark food items from all 30 teams to NYC for an unforgettable culinary showcase.

We went around and tried all 30 of the dishes, and our stomachs are full and we're going to go nap now. But my-oh-my we noshed and noshed to our hearts' content. All in all, our time at FoodFest was a never-ending dream of fried, BBQ-sauced, cheesy, ballpark food goodness. Here are our 10 favorite items we sampled during our FoodFest experience. 

Odorizzi excited, locked in for start vs. Yankees

Buxton scheduled to return in New York; Twins contribute to Earth Day
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ST. PETERSBURG -- After completing the three-game weekend series with the Rays, the Twins will journey to Yankee Stadium for a four-game set against the Yankees.

Monday night's starter is right-hander Jake Odorizzi, who had plenty of experience against the Yankees while playing for the Rays (2013-17) in the American League East. In seven appearances (six starts) at Yankee Stadium, Odorizzi is 2-3 with a 5.75 ERA.

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ST. PETERSBURG -- After completing the three-game weekend series with the Rays, the Twins will journey to Yankee Stadium for a four-game set against the Yankees.

Monday night's starter is right-hander Jake Odorizzi, who had plenty of experience against the Yankees while playing for the Rays (2013-17) in the American League East. In seven appearances (six starts) at Yankee Stadium, Odorizzi is 2-3 with a 5.75 ERA.

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Twins manager Paul Molitor said that's a plus.

"I think it helps,'' Molitor said. "There's kind of a process younger players pitchers go through, just being in the big leagues, going to tough environments like Yankee Stadium.

"It's a fun place to go play, once you feel like you belong there. Jake, obviously being in that division, knows what this is about. He's probably looking forward to that.''

Odorizzi said pitching in Yankee Stadium can be a nerve-wracking experience.

"You can't take a pitch off up there,'' said Odorizzi, who was acquired from the Rays during Spring Training. "The game can switch and transition so quickly. The lineup they put out there, obviously it's really good.

"You have to be locked in from pitch one. If you give them a little bit of daylight, they can [score]. No one is ever out of a game in Yankee Stadium. I've definitely seen the game and the bad up there.''

As much as Odorizzi relishes the opportunity to pitch in Yankee Stadium, he was somewhat disappointed that he missed a chance to face the Rays, his old team, at Tropicana Field.

"Just the way it worked out,'' Odorizzi said. "I was wanting to throw [against the Rays], but so many snow days and postponements changed things around. I liked seeing some of the guys on the field, but I didn't poke my head in the clubhouse. It's not my clubhouse anymore.''

Buxton in action
Twins outfielder Byron Buxton, who went on the 10-day disabled list with migraines during the club's trip to Puerto Rico last week, was scheduled to play designated hitter on Sunday for Class A Advanced Fort Myers at Bradenton.

Buxton, who took batting practice Saturday, is scheduled to play center field on Monday and Tuesday when Fort Myers goes to Clearwater. After that, if all goes well, Buxton could join the Major League club in New York.

"We don't have to commit to that,'' Molitor said. "But if there are no setbacks, that's how it could work.''

Adrianza impresses
Twins shortstop Ehire Adrianza got a start on Saturday night and responded with three spectacular early game defensive gems, making plays from deep in the hole. Molitor had Adrianza back in the lineup for Sunday's game.

Video: MIN@TB: Adrianza robs Span with spectacular play

"He's got the ability to be a plus shortstop,'' Molitor said. "The fact that he hasn't had a chance to play a lot the last couple of years, maybe that affects your sharpness.

"We watch him work and he has that smoothness about how he handles the position. He's rangy. He has really good, soft hands. Playing on turf [Saturday night] after not playing a while, to react like that, it's definitely nice to see.''

Earth Day is every day
Major League Baseball celebrated Sunday's Earth Day by highlighting various league-wide sustainability efforts.

For the Twins, Earth Day is every day, considering the club's commitment to the cause.

The Twins are among 15 MLB clubs that have installed LED field lighting, featuring fixtures that are more energy efficient and have a lifespan of 30 years.

In the area of recycling, the Twins send waste collected at Target Field to the Hennepin County Energy Recovery Center, where it is incinerated and converted to energy that powers some of the downtown grid. Steam produced from that process is used to heat Target Field. Overall, the Twins composted 281 tons of organized material in 2017.

Through the club's Pentair rainwater collection system, the Twins save an average of 2 million gallons of water per year, reducing their need for municipal water by more than 50 percent.

The Twins also donate food to local food banks and organizations.

Joey Johnston is a contributor to MLB.com based in St. Petersburg.

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A's Manaea throws no-hitter vs. red-hot Red Sox

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OAKLAND -- Baseball's best was in town, but it didn't matter. A hot-hitting Red Sox squad, winners of eight straight games, would not shake Sean Manaea. Not much can these days.

The A's left-hander has been dealing, dominating with ease, and on Saturday he turned it up a notch, brilliantly orchestrating the seventh no-hitter in Oakland A's history for a momentous 3-0 victory within the confines of the Coliseum.

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OAKLAND -- Baseball's best was in town, but it didn't matter. A hot-hitting Red Sox squad, winners of eight straight games, would not shake Sean Manaea. Not much can these days.

The A's left-hander has been dealing, dominating with ease, and on Saturday he turned it up a notch, brilliantly orchestrating the seventh no-hitter in Oakland A's history for a momentous 3-0 victory within the confines of the Coliseum.

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An infectious smile was plastered on his face following the final out, his teammates clobbering him in celebration. Manaea's work has been superb this season, but never better than it was on this night.

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:: Sean Manaea's no-hitter coverage ::

"Honestly, it still doesn't feel real," Manaea said. "Even after the last out, I couldn't imagine throwing a no-hitter in the big leagues, especially against a team like the Red Sox. It's incredible. I don't even know what to say."

Twice the no-no was in jeopardy -- once because of an error that could have been ruled a hit, once because of a hit that was later ruled an out. But it ultimately stayed intact.

Thus a masterful 108-pitch display spoke volumes about one of the game's burgeoning pitching stars. Manaea has long been regarded as an elite talent, but only now is he coming into his own, healthy and oozing confidence.

Taking the mound against a Red Sox club that was victorious in 17 of its first 19 games and averaging more than six runs per game, he breezed through its big hitters, racking up a career-high-tying 10 strikeouts in the process of scripting history.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea discusses throwing first no-hitter

"When you have a no-hitter, it's special, regardless, but probably a little bit more based on the fact that these guys don't lose and have been swinging the bat so well," A's manager Bob Melvin said. "You look up and down the lineup and it seems like everybody is hitting over .330."

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea strikes out 10 in no-hitter

Manaea walked his first batter, Mookie Betts, and wouldn't issue another until there were two outs in the ninth. That's when a free pass to Andrew Benintendi brought Hanley Ramirez to the plate. The A's bullpen was quickly abuzz, and closer Blake Treinen went to work while Manaea attempted to finish his gem without fuss. He fell behind Ramirez, 2-0, but used his mighty changeup to induce a game-ending ground-ball forceout, secured by second baseman Jed Lowrie.

Video: BOS@OAK: Relive final three outs of Manaea's no-no

It's the 12th no-hitter in A's franchise history and the first since southpaw Dallas Braden, who was on hand to interview Manaea for the postgame broadcast, twirled a perfect game against the Rays on May 9, 2010.

"I told him earlier, look, I've caught a lot of great pitchers in this game, and that was the most well-pitched, well-executed game I've ever had behind the plate," catcher Jonathan Lucroy said.

Video: BOS@OAK: Lucroy on Manaea's historic no-hitter

Following the game's leadoff walk, Manaea retired each of his next 14 hitters in succession. Sandy Leon reached base with two outs in the fifth after shortstop Marcus Semien fumbled a popup, but Manaea -- who at the time believed the error to be a hit -- responded with a strikeout of Jackie Bradley Jr.

Video: BOS@OAK: Leon reaches first on Semien's error

Not until the eighth inning did he realize the no-hitter was still intact.

"I looked and saw that there was still a zero and I was like, whoa, weird," Manaea said. "Coming out for the ninth, my heart was beating out of my chest and I was trying to do everything I could to stay calm and not overdo things."

The Red Sox were temporarily awarded a hit in the sixth inning when Benintendi reached base on an infield single. The umpiring crew huddled and, after a lengthy chat, decided that Benintendi had run out of the baseline, ruling him out and keeping history in play. More >

Video: BOS@OAK: Olson keeps no-no intact with play at first

Manaea maintained his momentum, keeping the Red Sox off-balance with a changeup and a slider that play off his fastball, a mix of three plus pitches that have guided him to a 1.23 ERA. He's allowed one run or fewer in four of his five outings and completed at least seven innings on four occasions, Saturday's outing being the first nine-inning complete game of his career.

Video: Must C Classic: Sean Manaea no-hits the Red Sox

Last year, he posted a 4.37 ERA in 29 games, too often bogged down by the mental game.

"He came into camp trying to prove a point that he's a top-of-the-rotation guy and that the second half of last year didn't sit very well with him," Melvin said. "He's doing things a little differently. We saw when he was really dominating with all the swings-and-misses, throwing 96 mph, and now it's different as far as the velo goes, but the pitch complement is so much better, his location is so much better, and he still has so much deception with his delivery. It's special"

Video: BOS@OAK: Melvin on Manaea's no-hitter, win over Sox

MOMENTS THAT MATTERED
A's hitters did their part against a tough customer, becoming the first club this year to score more than one run against Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale, who yielded three in seven innings. Stephen Piscotty and Jed Lowrie notched RBI doubles, and Semien homered and scored all three runs in support of Manaea.

Video: BOS@OAK: Semien homers to left in the 5th

SOUND SMART
The Red Sox at 17-2 (.895) had the best record in MLB history by a team that was no-hit (minimum of five games into a season), according to Elias. The previous record was held by the Giants, who were 18-5 (.783) when they were no-hit by Kevin Millwood on April 27, 2003.

Video: BOS@OAK: Manaea on pitching the A's 12th no-hitter

HE SAID IT
"It comes down to preparation and wanting to do better, wanting to do good. First couple years, I wasn't really doing much to prepare myself. I was just going out there and hoping I would throw a good game and hoping that I would throw strikes.I had to sit down and really figure out some things." -- Manaea

Video: Manaea on when he felt confident about no-hitter

UP NEXT
The A's will cap the homestand with a 1:05 p.m. PT matinee with the Red Sox on Sunday. Right-hander Daniel Mengden will take his turn in the rotation. He is 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA in his last two starts after going 0-2 with a 6.55 ERA in his first two outings. Boston will send lefty David Price (2-1, 2.25 ERA) to the mound.

Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.

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Injury updates: Trumbo, Mancini, Britton

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BALTIMORE -- Orioles designated hitter Mark Trumbo will go out on rehab assignment on Monday with Double-A Bowie. Trumbo, who has been brought along cautiously as he recovers from a right quad strain, played one game for Bowie on April 10 before things got shut down as the area wasn't fully healed.

There's no timetable for Trumbo's return, but Sunday's news was a step in the right direction in getting Trumbo -- who sustained the injury in Spring Training -- to make his season debut.

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BALTIMORE -- Orioles designated hitter Mark Trumbo will go out on rehab assignment on Monday with Double-A Bowie. Trumbo, who has been brought along cautiously as he recovers from a right quad strain, played one game for Bowie on April 10 before things got shut down as the area wasn't fully healed.

There's no timetable for Trumbo's return, but Sunday's news was a step in the right direction in getting Trumbo -- who sustained the injury in Spring Training -- to make his season debut.

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Outfielder Trey Mancini is still hoping to avoid the disabled list after slamming his right knee into an unpadded portion of the left-field wall in Friday's game. Mancini, who was unavailable on Saturday, was better on Sunday, and the team is hoping he'll only be sidelined for a few days.

Video: CLE@BAL: Mancini slides into wall, exits game early

Closer Zach Britton (right Achilles surgery) threw off of a half mound for the second time this weekend after doing some pitchers' fielding practice on Saturday. He remains on target to join the club when he's eligible at the end of May or shortly thereafter.

O's celebrate Earth Day
The Orioles donned special caps and jerseys to celebrate Earth Day in Sunday afternoon's game against Cleveland, and the gear will be authenticated, autographed and auctioned at orioles.com/auctions to benefit The Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Orioles reliever Mychal Givens also took part in the team's on-field presentation of the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certificate. The honor is the result of a multi-year effort of research and enhancements to Camden Yards, which -- at 26 years -- is the oldest ballpark to reach the distinction.

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Camden Yards joins three other existing MLB ballparks with LEED certifications: Minnesota's Target Field, San Francisco's AT&T Park and Miami's Marlins Park.

Brittany Ghiroli has covered the Orioles for MLB.com since 2010. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast.

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Manaea's no-hit bid survives pair of close calls

Error, ruling reversal help preserve lefty's historic gem vs. Red Sox
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OAKLAND -- Sean Manaea's no-hitter nearly wasn't. Twice.

It came so close to being over, in fact, that the second time it was threatened, Manaea didn't think it was still intact to be in jeopardy again.

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OAKLAND -- Sean Manaea's no-hitter nearly wasn't. Twice.

It came so close to being over, in fact, that the second time it was threatened, Manaea didn't think it was still intact to be in jeopardy again.

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With two outs in the sixth inning of the 3-0 A's victory on Saturday night, Boston's Andrew Benintendi believed he had broken up the left-hander's bid at history. And he did, at least temporarily.

:: Sean Manaea's no-hitter coverage ::

First-base umpire Adrian Johnson deemed Benintendi safe after he got his left hand on the bag to avoid a tag by first baseman Matt Olson on a soft dribbler up the line for what appeared to be an infield single. A's manager Bob Melvin emerged from the home dugout, prompting the umpires to confer in a huddle. Ultimately, they determined Benintendi went outside the basepath, resulting in an automatic out to end the inning.

Crew chief Brian Gorman explained the decision.

"When a fielder fields a ball and he attempts to tag a runner, the runner can [go] forward to the base or back to the base but can't go side-to-side. He has three feet either way. So if he goes more than three feet avoiding the tag, he's declared out for being out of his baseline.

"Four brains are better than one. [We reached the decision] … pretty fast. We were discussing the three-foot variation."

Video: BOS@OAK: Olson keeps no-no intact with play at first

Benintendi expressed frustration in the outcome, saying, "They said I was out of the baseline. I don't know. I've never seen that call before. It's kind of suspect in that situation. It sucks. It's a big league hit, and they don't grow on trees. I hit a soft dribbler to first and was starting to get out of the baseline a little bit. More around it, but I was still within the baseline. The guy picked it up and I made a move around him and was able to reach and touch the base. He called me out of the baseline."

But maybe most remarkable is that that wasn't the first time Manaea's no-no was nearly thwarted. One inning prior, Sandy Leon sent a fly ball to shallow left-center field that shortstop Marcus Semien tracked down, only to bobble it and let it fall to the ground. A stretch of silence filled the Coliseum while official scorekeeper Art Santo Domingo deciphered a proper ruling under significant circumstances.

Semien was charged with an error, Leon was denied a hit, and Manaea maintained his flirtatious pursuit of history -- achieved soon thereafter.

Video: BOS@OAK: Leon reaches first on Semien's error

"I know he's got it in him," Semien said. "He's been our best pitcher. He's got three plus pitches, throws them all for strikes, and good location. He was on tonight with all three, and that's what he can do when he's got that."

But Manaea acknowledged after the game that he didn't realize the ball had been ruled an error. So when the umpires were conferring on Benintendi's attempt, he was unaware that the continued survival of his no-hit bid was in play.

"I thought it was a hit," he said. "Until the eighth, I thought it just like was a one-hitter. I looked up in the eighth and saw there were still zeros and was like, whoa, weird."

Video: Manaea on his no-hitter against Red Sox

Granted the second reprieve, Manaea finished the job, getting the final out when Hanley Ramirez grounded into a force play.

Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.

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Walk-off bunt caps Braves' late rally vs. Mets

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ATLANTA -- A night after they were shut down by Mets closer Jeurys Familia, the Braves got their revenge on him Saturday night at SunTrust Park, walking off with a 4-3 win on Ender Inciarte's perfectly placed bunt single. It marked Atlanta's second walk-off win of the season.

"It's a really big win for our club," Braves manager Brian Snitker said. "I mean, to beat this team like that, it's got to give them confidence."

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ATLANTA -- A night after they were shut down by Mets closer Jeurys Familia, the Braves got their revenge on him Saturday night at SunTrust Park, walking off with a 4-3 win on Ender Inciarte's perfectly placed bunt single. It marked Atlanta's second walk-off win of the season.

"It's a really big win for our club," Braves manager Brian Snitker said. "I mean, to beat this team like that, it's got to give them confidence."

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Video: NYM@ATL: Snitker on Braves' 9th inning rally in win

Down 3-2 in the ninth, Dansby Swanson drew a leadoff walk and scored on Johan Camargo's game-tying RBI triple -- his first hit of the season -- on a sharp grounder that went to the right-center wall.

Video: NYM@ATL: Camargo rips a game-tying RBI triple in 9th

With runners at the corners and one out, Camargo slid headfirst into home to end the game when Inciarte dropped a bunt down the first-base side. Inciarte's bat has come alive after his miserable road trip, hitting .370 (10-for-27) on the homestand.

"[Familia] is a sinker guy," Inciarte said. "And I remember last year on a sacrifice bunt against him, he broke my bat on the sacrifice bunt. So I've seen a lot of pitches from him, I know what the sinker does when he's throwing it and I mean, I was looking for something I could just hit off the end of the bat to first base."

Video: NYM@ATL: Inciarte on his walk-off drag bunt in 9th

Braves starter Julio Teheran was locked in a pitchers' duel with Mets ace Jacob deGrom, notching seven scoreless innings -- his longest outing of the season -- with six strikeouts and one walk. Teheran, who struggled at home last year (5.86 ERA), has a 1.42 ERA in his last three starts.

"I'm just happy with the way I threw the ball today," Teheran said. "I feel like I did my job. I knew we were facing one of the toughest lineups in the game right now and just wanted to do my work."

Video: NYM@ATL: Teheran K's six in seven shutout frames

The Braves didn't collect their first hit off deGrom, who went seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts, until Carlos Perez's two-out single in the fifth. They got their first runner in scoring position when Inciarte stole second after reaching on a leadoff infield single in the sixth. Inciarte then took off for third base with Ozzie Albies batting and was originally ruled safe, but the Mets challenged the call and it was overturned.

Video: NYM@ATL: Nido nabs Inciarte after call overturned

SOUND SMART
Freddie Freeman doubled twice on Saturday, making it the 23rd multi-double game of his career. His 41 career doubles against the Mets put him five shy of Chipper Jones' club record against New York.

Video: NYM@ATL: Freeman drives a two-run double to center

YOU GOTTA SEE THIS
Making his Major League debut, left-hander Jesse Biddle pitched a scoreless ninth inning to get credited with the win. The former 2010 first-round Draft pick of the Phillies needed 15 pitches to retire the side on three groundouts and one walk.

"Right now, I am just happy that we won," Biddle said. "At the end of the day, I'm just a pitcher trying to help my team out, and they played unbelievable, so it was just a fun game to be a part of."

Video: NYM@ATL: Biddles tallies first Major League out

HE SAID IT
"That was very surprising, but what a great baseball move right there. I didn't even grab my stuff because I told Snit, 'I believe in Ender. I'm not even gonna go up there.' And the next thing you know, he's bunting, and I just start panicking and then all of the sudden just awesomeness happened. I don't think anybody else would have thought of that except for Ender." -- Freeman

MITEL REPLAY OF THE DAY
The top of the eighth was a nightmare for young second baseman Albies, who didn't cover first base in time on Jose Reyes' bunt. Then, with runners on first and second and no outs, Michael Conforto grounded to third base on what looked to be a tailor-made 5-4-3 double play. But Albies could not hold on to the throw from Camargo. Though Reyes was originally called out, a replay review overturned the call. The runs later came in to score on Asdrubal Cabrera's two-run single to right. The sloppy inning continued when Inciarte, a two-time Gold Glove Award-winning center fielder, booted a Jay Bruce RBI single.

"It was a bad inning," Snitker said. "Not like us. We've been so fundamentally sound, it was just kind of one of those innings that you're going to have. We're gonna play for six months, and there's gonna be innings like that."

Video: NYM@ATL: Reyes safe at second after call overturned

Albies redeemed himself in the bottom of the inning, drawing a one-out walk to set the stage for Freeman's two-run double to left to trim the deficit to 3-2.

UP NEXT
Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz will make his fifth start of the season Sunday after picking up a no-decision in his eight-strikeout outing against the Phillies on Tuesday. The Mets will counter with righty Zack Wheeler. First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. ET.

Aimee Sachs is a contributor to MLB.com based in Atlanta.

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