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Jeter-Jeb Bush Marlins bid not yet final

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MIAMI (AP) Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday.

Manfred's comments came after Bloomberg reported a group led by former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush won an auction for the team with a $1.3 billion bid.

"There are multiple groups interested in acquiring the Marlins," Manfred said in Pittsburgh while attending the Pirates-Cubs game. "One of those groups is the Bush-Jeter group. When we have a resolution as to which bid is going to be accepted, we will announce that."


Yankees-Red Sox opener postponed by rain

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox will wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup.

Manager John Farrell said after Tuesday night's game was rained out that his injured second baseman would have been able to play after missing the previous two games. Instead, Pedroia will return when the Red Sox meet the New York Yankees on Wednesday.


Cardinals 1B Carpenter suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) St. Louis first baseman Matt Carpenter has been suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball for making contact with umpire John Tumpane following his ejection last weekend.

Carpenter was called out on strikes by Tumpane during the seventh inning of Sunday's game at Milwaukee. Carpenter threw his bat and was ejected. Manager Mike Matheny came onto the field and argued, and he also was tossed.


Thames bashes way into Brewers lore

MILWAUKEE (AP) Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers' record book.

No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded first baseman in his first season back in the majors after three years playing ball in South Korea.


Mariners activate SS Segura from DL

DETROIT (AP) The Seattle Mariners have activated shortstop Jean Segura from the 10-day disabled list, and he is in the starting lineup for Tuesday night's game at Detroit.

Segura was out with a strained right hamstring. He was on a rehab assignment at Double-A Arkansas.


White Sox place reliever Putnam on DL

CHICAGO (AP) Right-hander Zach Putnam has been placed on the 10-day disabled list by the Chicago White Sox because of inflammation in his pitching elbow.

The 29-year-old Putnam has a 1.04 ERA in seven relief appearances, striking out nine in 8 2/3 innings while allowing two hits and one walk. The move was retroactive to Sunday.


Astros put OF Marisnick on concussion DL

CLEVELAND (AP) Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick has been placed on the seven-day concussion list after running into a wall.

Marisnick was chasing a fly ball in the first inning at Tampa Bay on Sunday when he hit a fence and fell to the ground. He was removed in the third inning.


Twins LHP O'Rourke to have elbow surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins reliever Ryan O'Rourke will have surgery for a partially torn ligament in his left elbow. There is no timetable for his return.

Twins general manager Thad Levine announced the decision before Tuesday's game at Texas.


Braves-Mets series opener rained out

NEW YORK (AP) The series opener between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets has been postponed by rain.

The game was rescheduled Tuesday as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Sept. 25 at 4:10 p.m. The twinbill will mark the start of New York's final home series during the regular season.


Marlins game in Philly postponed by rain

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies' game against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night was postponed due to rain.

A makeup date was not immediately announced.

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