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MLB: Edwin Jackson pitches for 13th team 

MLB: Edwin Jackson pitches for 13th team 
Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson catches the sacrifice popup hit by Detroit Tigers' Dixon Machado during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 25, 2018, in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio / Associated Press)

Edwin Jackson tied a record Monday when he played for his 13th major league club, giving up a run in six innings in the Oakland Athletics’ 5-4 victory over the host Detroit Tigers.

Called up from triple A for his first big league appearance this season, Jackson matched the mark for most teams set by former reliever Octavio Dotel.

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The 34-year-old right-hander gave up six hits and struck out seven batters. It was his first start since Sept. 28, while with Washington.

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Arizona’s Shelby Miller made his first start since April 23, 2017, and gave up six hits and five runs in 32/3 innings of a 9-5 loss at Miami. Miller sat out more than a year because of elbow ligament-replacement surgery. ...

Disabled list additions: Arizona right-hander Clay Buchholz (oblique), Miami left-hander Caleb Smith (shoulder), New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez (strained groin), Philadelphia right-hander Edubray Ramos (shoulder).

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