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Report: Wainwright won't throw for 10-14 days following elbow injection
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The St. Louis Cardinals will shut down veteran starter Adam Wainwright from baseball activities for 10-to-14 days after he received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his injured elbow, according to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com. Despite the news, the Cardinals remain optimistic Wainwright will return to the rotation this year. The veteran was placed on the […]

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Umpires wearing white wristbands in protest of 'escalating verbal attacks'
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The World Umpires Association, the union for umpires in Major League Baseball, released a statement Saturday announcing their officials will be wearing white wristbands in protest of "escalating verbal attacks" against them and their objections to how the commissioner's office has handled them, according to the New York Post's Joel Sherman. The release specifically cites […]

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Watch: Don Cherry sings 'Take Me Out To The Ball Game' at Wrigley Field
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Don Cherry doing a stupendous rendition of Take me out to the ballgame at Wrigley field. πŸŽΆπŸ€£πŸ˜‚βšΎοΈ #Jays vs Cubs #LetsRise @CoachsCornerDC #MLB pic.twitter.com/ZjyjcINL51 β€” Lorraine McMillanG (@bluejaylover49) August 19, 2017 During the seventh-inning stretch of Saturday afternoon's bout between the Chicago Cubs and Toronto Blue Jays, Don Cherry took the mic to sing "Take […]

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Dodgers demote Pederson to make room for Granderson
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The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their already impressive lineup late Friday by acquiring outfielder Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets, but the move meant somebody would have to be bumped from the squad. Joc Pederson, who has been an integral part of the Dodgers since his rookie season in 2015, was optioned to Triple-A […]

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Yankees remove Chapman as closer after series of ugly outings
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The New York Yankees have removed Aroldis Chapman as the team’s closer after the left-hander allowed seven earned runs in his last four outings. Yankees manager Joe Girardi told MLB.com's Bryan Hoch the discussion with Chapman about removing him from the role "went well," and the Yankees do "not necessarily" have a set closer moving […]

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Report: Kinsler fined by MLB for incident with umpire Hernandez
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Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler was reportedly fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball for his incident with and critical comments about umpire Angel Hernandez during a game earlier this week, according to Katie Strang of The Athletic Detroit. Kinsler will not be suspended as a result of the incident, Strang reports. During […]

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Cardinals place Wainwright on DL with elbow injury
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A day after returning to St. Louis to consult with team physicians about his arm, Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right elbow impingement, the team confirmed. Friday's news comes after Wainwright struggled through one of his worst starts of the season. He went only three innings […]

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Giolito to make White Sox debut Monday
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The Chicago White Sox intend to welcome one of their top prospects to the big leagues Monday when Lucas Giolito makes his debut for the club that acquired him from the Washington Nationals last December. Chicago announced Giolito, the No. 6 prospect in the organization and formerly one of the top prospects in baseball, will […]

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Watch: Devers joins elite Red Sox company with blast vs. Yankees
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.@Rafael_Devers hits one into the Monster Seats to give the @RedSox an early lead over the @Yankees. #MLBNShowcase pic.twitter.com/1XgIb8iPi1 β€” MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) August 18, 2017 Rafael Devers may be the new Yankee killer. The Boston Red Sox third baseman became just the third Red Sox player aged 20 or younger to hit a home […]

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Orioles look to gain more ground on Angels (Aug 19, 2017)
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BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles started the weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels by doing what they’ve done all season — play winning baseball at home.

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Watch: Mariners' Cruz hits longest HR in Tropicana Field history
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482 FEET!@ncboomstick23 just obliterated this baseball. #Crushed pic.twitter.com/gdwjkuLtle β€” MLB (@MLB) August 19, 2017 That’s what you call a Cruz missile! Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz annihilated a Brad Boxberger fastball in the top of the ninth inning of Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays. It was his 30th long ball of the […]

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Phillies' Herrera lands on DL with hamstring strain
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The Philadelphia Phillies will be without their red-hot center fielder for the next while, as Odubel Herrera was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. The 25-year-old played through discomfort Monday, when he collected a pair of hits in a 7-4 loss to the San Diego Padres, but hasn't taken the […]

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