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Matheny has 'high level of concern' about Carpenter's injury
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The injuries continue to mount for the St. Louis Cardinals after the team’s best player Matt Carpenter left Wednesday’s contest against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a right oblique strain. Carpenter's injury, which came during a check swing in the third inning, is an alarming one for a club who recently placed Brandon Moss, Kevin Siegrist, […]

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Rapper uses Odor's punch as cover photo in Drake diss track
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Baseball rivalries are apparently the hottest way to hype up a rap feud. Early Wednesday morning, Slaughterhouse rapper Joe Budden released a diss track aimed at Toronto artist Drake titled "Wake," but Budden took it a step further by using Rougned Odor's infamous punch to the face of Jose Bautista as the song's cover photo: […]

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Orioles celebrate Machado's birthday with animated garden gnomes
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Manny’s Birthday Bash in Birdlandhttps://t.co/YWT2XgEk1E — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) July 6, 2016 Considering they lead MLB in the category, it’s no surprise the Baltimore Orioles‘ video celebrating Manny Machado‘s birthday was nothing short of another home run. In honor of the third baseman's 24th birthday on Wednesday, the Orioles produced a hilarious animated clip starring […]

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Mariners' Walker to see specialist for ailing foot
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The Seattle Mariners appear to be growing increasingly concerned with the health of starter Taijuan Walker, who exited yet another outing early because of ongoing discomfort in his right foot. Following Tuesday’s 5-2 loss to the Astros, Mariners manager Scott Servais said Walker will be sent to a specialist for further testing in an effort […]

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Kershaw ahead of schedule in rehab from back injury
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The injury-ridden Los Angeles Dodgers received some good news Wednesday, when manager Dave Roberts announced ailing ace Clayton Kershaw was cleared to play catch ahead of schedule in his recovery from a mild herniated disk in his back. Though Roberts said the club is "pleasantly surprised" with Kershaw's progress, the left-hander remains without a timetable […]

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Reyes gets start at shortstop for injured Cabrera
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Less than 24 hours into his second stint with the New York Mets, Jose Reyes returned to his familiar shortstop position Wednesday in place of Asdrubal Cabrera, who was scratched moments before the club’s game against the Miami Marlins due to an undisclosed family issue. To this point, it’s been unclear how much, if at […]

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Fans trash All-Star jerseys after 1st TV appearance
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When the jerseys for this year’s All-Star weekend were revealed back in April, the initial public reception was quiet. However, after they were worn on television for the first time by players on Tuesday, fans are beginning to speak up on the brown and mustard get-ups, and the feedback hasn’t been good: We like the […]

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Watch: Stanton crushes 200th career HR
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Your browser does not support iframes. Hitting the 200th home run of your career is one heck of a way to break out of a slump. After cranking a solo shot in the fourth inning Wednesday against the New York Mets, Stanton continued his onslaught at Citi Field again in the sixth inning, sending a […]

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MLB by the numbers: Trout joins elites with All-Star start
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The votes have been cast, the names have been chosen, the lineups have been put in place. Now all that's left to do is play the 87th edition of the All-Star Game in San Diego next Tuesday. This year's All-Star rosters revealed some interesting trends. Baseball's past and future are going to be well represented […]

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New York paper slams Reyes after Mets return
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Not everyone in New York was happy to see Jose Reyes return to the Mets. The New York Daily News used its Wednesday front page to highlight Reyes' October arrest for a domestic violence incident, in which he allegedly grabbed his wife by the throat and slammed her into a glass door, in addition to […]

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Watch: Stanton powers up with 1st multi-HR game of 2016
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Your browser does not support iframes. This is why the Miami Marlins gave Giancarlo Stanton all that money. The outfielder has been in the midst of a trying 2016 season and has struggled through most of the year, but finally broke out the tape measure Tuesday night against the New York Mets for his first […]

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Young Cubs ready to savor historic All-Star appearance
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The Chicago Cubs managed to make All-Star history before they even reached San Diego. The North Siders’ entire infield – first baseman Anthony Rizzo, second baseman Ben Zobrist, third baseman Kris Bryant, and shortstop Addison Russell – will start the 87th Midsummer Classic next week, making them the first infield from one team to do […]

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