Dodgers activate Yasiel Puig from the disabled list

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Ahead of Wednesday night’s game against the Diamondbacks, the Dodgers activated outfielder Yasiel Puig from the 10-day disabled list. He’s in the starting lineup, batting seventh against D-Backs starter Patrick Corbin.

Puig, 27, hasn’t played since late April due to hip and foot injuries. He’s had a sluggish start, batting .193/.250/.250 in 96 trips to the plate.

The corner outfield had been handled mostly by Alex Verdugo and Matt Kemp with Tim Locastro and Joc Pederson manning center field. Kemp is in left field and Enrique Hernandez is in center Wednesday night.

MLB sells share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for $900M

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NEW YORK – Major League Baseball has sold its remaining share of a streaming service technology company to the Walt Disney Co. for $900 million.

The sale was disclosed Tuesday in Walt Disney Co.’s annual filing report through the SEC. MLB received the $900 million in exchange for the 15% stake it still had in a company called BAMTech, which originally started as MLB Advanced Media in 2000.

The technology helped MLB become a leader in sports streaming in the 2000s.

Walt Disney Co. has been buying chunks of BAMTech for the past five years and now owns 100% of the company. The National Hockey League sold its 10% share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for a reported $350 million in 2021.