Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tyler Mahle. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Cincinnati Reds registered a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Tyler Mahle cruised through six innings, giving away only five singles
  • The Reds were 3-6 on their nine-game road trip

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Anthony Alford (6) runs the bases in front of Washington Nationals second basemen Luis Garcia. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates trailed 3-2 going into the 9th 
  • Washington Nationals' Bell Gamel hit his 26th home run of the season 
  • The home run was Bell's seventh in his last 18 games, part of a late-season surge

Felipe Vazquez is going to jail. (Photo credit: Instagram/Felipe Vazquez)

  • Vazquez, 30, was sentenced to two to four years
  • Prosecutors said the former All-Star closer was in touch with the girl by text message
  • The girl testified in court that they had sex in his car outside her home

Philadelphia Phillies have signed TJ Rivera. (Photo credit: Instagram/TJ Rivera)

  • The trade means Rivera will get a second stint with the Phillies organization
  • In the major league, Rivera played over 106 games for the New York Mets in 2016-17
  • He had to undergo Tommy John surgery in September 2017

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The NFL preseason was cancelled last year. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The NFL preseason starts on Thursday, August 12
  • Washington will take on Patriots in the first week 1 game
  • The preseaon will go on till Sunday, August 29

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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich . (Photo credit: Twitter/@ChristianYelich)

  • Yelich has already taken the single-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine
  • Yelich and utility man Jace Peterson were both placed on the COVID-19 injured list
  • The Brewers recalled outfielder Lorenzo Cain from the injured list

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Adam Fraizer currently plays for Pittsburgh Pirates. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@a_fraz12)

  • Fraizer will not be a free agent until the 2022 season is over
  • Tucupita Marcano, Jake Suwinski and Michell Miliano are being traded
  • Fraizer is the second-longest tenured player for Pittsburgh Pirates

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The MLB Draft 2021 started on Sunday local time. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • Louisville's Henry Davis as the first pick of the draft 
  • A total of 36 players were picked in the first round
  • Rounds 2-10 will take place Monday and rounds 11-20 will take place Tuesday local time

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  • The MLB Draft is a three-day affair starting on Monday local time 
  • The 30 MLB teams will make a total of 36 picks on the first day
  • The draft will hold 20 rounds this year

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The series stood at a score of 4-1. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MeLlamoTrevor)

  • Trevor Williams pitched six innings and singled twice against the Pirates
  • Chicago Cubs won five out of six matches
  • Williams was released by Pittsburgh Pirates in November 2020