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Watch: Dodgers' Hill hit in neck by pitch while attempting bunt
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Yes, Rich Hill threw two more scoreless innings after this. (via @MLB) pic.twitter.com/ikiQoOvxNp — Chavez Ravine Fiends (@RavineFiends) August 12, 2017 It looked much worse at first. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill eventually took his base after writhing on the ground following a Clayton Richard pitch to the side of the neck. Hill squared […]

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Watch: Stanton goes yard to become 1st to reach 40 HRs
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.@Giancarlo818 blasts never get old. pic.twitter.com/03nJCIre9l — MLB (@MLB) August 12, 2017 Is Giancarlo Stanton even human? The Miami Marlins behemoth became the first player in 2017 to hit 40 home runs with a monster shot off Colorado Rockies right-hander Jon Gray on Friday. In doing so, he becomes only the second player in franchise […]

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Report: Kinsler unlikely to be traded despite waiver claim
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Despite outside interest, it appears Ian Kinsler will finish the season in the Motor City. The Detroit Tigers second baseman was reportedly claimed on revocable waivers by an unknown team this week, though the odds that a trade materializes is unlikely, sources told Jason Beck of MLB.com. Because the claiming team has not been revealed, […]

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Jordan part of Jeter's Marlins ownership group
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Michael Jordan once quit basketball to play baseball, and now he appears ready to add a minority share in a MLB franchise to his duties as an NBA team owner. Jordan is part of Derek Jeter’s ownership group that Jeffrey Loria has reportedly agreed to sell the Miami Marlins to for $1.2 billion. Jordan confirmed […]

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McCutchen calls knee injury the 'weirdest thing ever'
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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen experienced an unfortunate and unexplained first during Friday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. While taking his lead off second base in the top of the third inning, McCutchen began grimacing in pain and was eventually forced to leave the game with left knee soreness. Following Pittsburgh’s 4-2 win over […]

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Report: Loria to sell Marlins to Jeter bidding group for $1.2B
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Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has reportedly reached an agreement to sell his franchise for $1.2 billion to the bidding group helmed by former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and venture capitalist Bruce Sherman, a source told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. The commissioner’s office is expected to receive the purchase agreement, a […]

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Twitter is all jokes after Jeter group's reported $1.2B purchase of Marlins
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He did it. After a months-long saga, Derek Jeter – thanks in large part to the rest of his bidding group – has finally emerged as the next owner of the Miami Marlins, reportedly locking up a whopping $1.2-billion sale with current owner Jeffrey Loria on Friday. Though Jeter's giant purchase isn't cemented in stone […]

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Cubs' Contreras out 4-6 weeks with 'moderate' hamstring strain
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Bad news, bears. The Chicago Cubs announced that star catcher Willson Contreras has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after being diagnosed with a “moderate” hamstring strain, according to ESPN Chicago’s Jesse Rogers. The typical timeframe for recovery is 4-6 weeks. The Cubs, who lead the NL Central by a single game over the […]

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Mariners send Paxton to DL with pectoral strain
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The Seattle Mariners could be without ace left-hander James Paxton until September after placing him on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left pectoral muscle, general manager Jerry Dipoto announced Friday. Paxton is expected to miss three weeks, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. With Felix Hernandez injured and struggling, Paxton has taken over as […]

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Craig Minervini, Jeff Conine examine reports of Marlins sale agreement
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Craig Minervini and Jeff Conine take a look at the big news Friday of Jeffrey Loria reportedly agreeing to a deal to sell the Miami Marlins.

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Rockies' Arenado becomes 1st in NL to reach 100 RBIs for 3rd straight season
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It only took Nolan Arenado until the third inning Friday to reach the century mark yet again. The Colorado Rockies third baseman entered the game with 98 RBIs on the season and then smacked a two-run home run off Miami Marlins starter Jose Urena to tally 100 RBIs for a third-straight season. 1⃣0⃣0⃣ RBIs Production […]

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Phillies' Velasquez exits after 1 inning due to finger numbness
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Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez left his start Thursday against the New York Mets after just one inning. The Phillies announced that Velasquez left due to a feeling of numbness in his right middle finger, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Mark Leiter Jr. took over for Velasquez to begin the second. Velasquez allowed three […]

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