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Cubs' Quintana cuts thumb washing dishes

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CHICAGO (AP) Already concerned about the depth of their rotation, the Chicago Cubs will have to get by for at least a little while without one starter because of a freak injury.

Left-hander Jose Quintana had surgery to repair nerve damage in his pitching thumb Thursday after he cut himself washing dishes.

Chicago did not have a timetable for his return.

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Jays get exemption to train in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) All 30 Major League Baseball teams will train at their regular-season ballparks for the pandemic-shortened season after the Toronto Blue Jays received a Canadian federal government exemption on Thursday to work out at Rogers Centre.

Toronto will move camp from its spring training complex in Dunedin, Florida., where players reported for intake testing. The Blue Jays will create a quarantine environment at Rogers Centre and the adjoining Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel, which overlooks the field.

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4 Phils on injured list with no injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies have placed infielder Scott Kingery and pitchers Hector Neris, Ranger Suarez and Tommy Hunter on the 10-day injured list with no specified injuries.

The team opens camp on Friday, but the four players won't be eligible to return until late next week at the earliest.

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Mets coach Davis won't be at summer camp

NEW YORK (AP) Hitting coach Chili Davis will keep on working remotely when the New York Mets open summer training camp Friday.

The New York Post was first to report that the 60-year-old Davis won't be on site at Citi Field for the beginning of practices because of concerns about the coronavirus.

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Tigers first in MLB with sportsbook deal

DETROIT (AP) The Tigers became the first Major League Baseball team to reach a deal with a sports gambling company, announcing a multiyear partnership Thursday with PointsBet.

Detroit said the agreement will "enhance fan engagement and game-day excitement by providing access to unique experiences, content, promotions and more, in and around Comerica Park."

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Unprecedented MLB camps set to begin

Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward was going to address his entire team before the start of MLB's unprecedented summer training camp, just like he did when spring training opened about 4 1/2 months ago. It was on a Zoom call instead of in person this time.

When the New York Mets resume practice, 60-year-old

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MLBPA doubles investments to $160M

NEW YORK (AP) The Major League Baseball Players Association more than doubled its liquid investments over two years as the sport heads toward collective bargaining that could lead to a spring training lockout in 2022.

The union had $159.5 million in cash, U.S. Treasury securities and investments on Dec. 31, according to a financial disclosure form filed Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Labor. That was up from $102.4 million at the end of 2018 and $80.1 million at the end of 2017.

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Miami gives No. 3 pick Meyer $6.7M bonus

MIAMI (AP) Right-hander Max Meyer has agreed to a $6.7 million signing bonus as part of a minor league contract to join the Miami Marlins, and he'll take part in training camp starting Friday.

The deal was for less than his slot value of $7,221,200 as the No. 3 overall pick in last month's amateur draft.

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Blue Jays claim INF Valera, put 4 on IL

TORONTO (AP) Infielder Breyvic Valera was claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

Toronto also placed four players on the 10-day injured list in moves retroactive to Tuesday: right-handers Elvis Luciano and Hector Perez, third baseman Brandon Drury and center fielder Jonathan Davis.

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