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The New York Yankees weren't the claiming team.

Adams was placed on a revocable waiver Friday, along with teammates Bryce Harper, Daniel Murphy, Gio Gonzalez and Mark Reynolds, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

WIthin minutes, the Cardinals announced they had claimed Matt Adams off waivers from Washington, bringing him back to the city where he spent most of his major league career. He's set to be a free-agent at the end of the season.

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Fifteen minutes before the final whistle, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off for taking down Mohamed Salah on his way to a goal. We were angry in the first minute but in football you do not have time to cry, we carried on, we tried in the second half.

Murphy hits a two-run homer against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 11.

The Cardinals are tied with Philadelphia and Colorado for the second NL Wild Card spot. He played with the Cardinals from 2012 to May 2017 before being traded to the Atlanta Braves.

Adams is in transit and is expected to join up with the Cardinals organization in the upcoming days, the Cardinals said in a press released.

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Peterson has amassed 12,276 rushing yards in his career and rushed for a career-high 2,097 during his MVP season in 2012 . Rookie second-round pick Derrius Guice is out for the season with a torn ACL suffered in the team's first preseason game.

Murphy is batting.300 this season with six homers and 29 RBI for the Nationals after getting a late start to the season following offseason knee surgery.

Martínez has been out with a right shoulder strain since going on the DL on July 31 and missing 19 games. Carlos Martinez was activated from the 10-day disabled list.

Infielder Patrick Wisdom was optioned to the club's Triple-A affiliate in Memphis.

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Watts, who was arrested last week, is being held without bond, with his next court appearance scheduled for Tuesday morning. The judge denied the motion and said he would not tell the medical examiner's office how to do its job, KMGH-TV reported.