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Phillies acquire Justin Bour from Miami





The NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies acquired first baseman Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins for a minor league player on Friday. Single A lefthander McKenzie Mills will go to Miami; the Phillies also will receive $466,129, which is half of Bour’s salary this year. Bour, who was batting .227 with 19 homers and 54 RBIs, is expected to be a pinch-hitter in Philadelphia, where Carlos Santana is the starting first baseman in the first year of a $60 million, three-year contract. Bour hit .289 with 25 homers and 83 RBIs last season.

Angels place Trout on DL

Outfielder Mike Trout landed on the disabled list with an inflamed right wrist, something the Angels had hoped to avoid. The move is retroactive to Monday, when Trout received a cortisone injection in his wrist. The two-time AL MVP hasn’t played since Aug. 1, when he hurt his wrist during a feetfirst slide . . . Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was placed on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat. Jansen, 30, didn’t feel right before the game Thursday against Colorado and was taken to a Denver hospital for tests. The righthander, who began Friday tied for the NL lead with 32 saves, dealt with an irregular heartbeat in 2011 that landed him on the DL. He underwent a procedure in October 2012 to return it to normal rhythm . . . The Cubs signed lefthander Jorge De La Rosa and transferred righty Yu Darvish to the 60-day DL to make room for the 15-year veteran on the 40-man roster. De La Rosa has pitched in relief the past two seasons with Arizona after being used more as a starter earlier in his career. He was 0-2 with a 4.63 ERA in 42 appearances this season before the Diamondbacks designated him for assignment last week . . . Brewers righthander Joakim Soria was placed on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained right groin. Soria was injured while giving up a grand slam to Hunter Renfroe in the ninth inning Thursday in an 8-4 loss to San Diego. He left the game after facing two batters. Soria has a 1.59 ERA in seven games since Milwaukee acquired him in a trade two weeks ago with the White Sox . . . Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in California. Loaiza, 46, acknowledged in a San Diego courtroom that he possessed about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine with intent to distribute. He faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced Nov. 2.

Tennis

Teen Tsitsipas wins again

Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, beating defending champion Alexander Zverev, 3-6, 7-6 (13-11), 6-4, in the quarterfinals. Zverev, the German star coming off a victory last week in Washington, double-faulted on match point to send Tsitsipas to his first ATP World Tour semifinal. The 19-year-old Tsitsipas beat seventh-seeded Dominic Thiem and ninth-seeded Novak Djokovic to reach the quarterfinals. He’s the youngest player to beat three top-10 players in one tournament since Rafael Nadal — who also was 19 — in 2006 at Monte Carlo. Tsitsipas will face fourth-seeded Kevin Anderson in the semifinals at Aviva Centre. Anderson beat fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov, 6-2, 6-2 . . . US Open champion Sloane Stephens romped into the Rogers Cup semifinals in Montreal, beating Anastasija Sevastova, 6-2, 6-2. In the semifinals, the 25-year-old American will face fifth-seeded defending champion Elina Svitolina, who beat Elise Mertens, 7-5, 6-3, in the late match. Top-seeded Simona Halep advanced with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over sixth-seeded Caroline Garcia, and will face 15th-seeded Ashleigh Barty, a 6-3, 6-1 winner over Kiki Bertens.

Miscellany

Maryland staffers on leave

Members of the University of Maryland athletic staff have been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of a review of the death of football player Jordan McNair in June. The statement comes after an ESPN story, citing unidentified sources, described a program led by head coach DJ Durkin and strength and conditioning coach Rick Court rife with verbal abuse and humiliation of players. McNair was hospitalized May 29 after an organized team workout and died June 13 . . . Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch swept the front row in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway for Sunday’s NASCAR race. Kevin Harvick, neck-and-neck with Busch all season, was right behind in third . . . Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is being investigated for attempted manslaughter after allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel. ‘‘It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort woman had a dispute and that he attacked her,’’ Frankfurt police spokesperson Carina Lerch said. Lerch said the 44-year-old retired German cyclist was under the influence of drugs and alcohol.



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