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Five deals that should happen before next week's MLB trade deadline
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Cardinals are already better than last year in one way
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Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with the long ball in St. Louis. When the season began, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny was optimistic his team would […]

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Police helped Rangers' top prospect Joey Gallo get to game on time
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Texas Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo was called up to the major leagues Tuesday and inserted into the starting lineup while he was still miles away from the ballpark fighting his way through traffic hoping to make it to the game on time. The Rangers pulled some strings and Gallo received a police escort from […]

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Politician responsible for Braves stadium deal loses re-election
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(AP Photo/John Amis) Someone is finally paying for the mess that is the Atlanta Braves’ stadium deal in Cobb County, GA. That someone is Tim Lee, the architect of the deal that commits $400 million of Cobb County money to a new stadium the Braves don’t need. Tim Lee was defeated in his re-election bid […]

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MLB Trade Deadline Digest: The Blue Jays aren't done just yet
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Melvin Upton may not be the Blue Jays only upgrade at the deadline. (AP Images/File) The Stew’s Trade Deadline Digest recaps the day in news and rumors as MLB gets closer to the non-waiver trade deadline on August 1. If you missed any of Tuesday’s action, we’re here to help you catch up with all […]

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MLB warns Puig over wearing customized spikes
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MLB warns Puig over wearing customized spikes

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David Wright is not alone in naming his child after Shea Stadium
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright and his wife, Molly, welcomed a daughter into the world over the weekend and named her Olivia Shea Wright, leading to mass speculation in the media in New York that the Wrights gave their daughter a middle name in honor of the stadium the Mets called home from […]

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Ventura insists he can work with Sale after uniform flap (Yahoo Sports)
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Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace’s critical comments about the White Sox manager. Sale told MLB.com in a story published Monday that he doesn’t regret standing up for what he believed and said Ventura should have stood up for his players. Ventura shook off the comments Tuesday and […]

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New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed reaction (Yahoo Sports)
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Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn’t remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior. After Chapman’s awkward introductory news conference, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein insisted Chapman understands what the Cubs expect of him after an offseason […]

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Watch Live: Ichiro's quest for 3,000 hits continues in Free Game of the Day
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It’s only a matter of time now before Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 30th player to notch 3,000 hits in Major League Baseball. The 42-year-old outfielder will enter Sunday’s game against the New York Mets with 2,996 hits, meaning Ichiro could easily reach the milestone this week. Unfortunately, Ichiro is not in the Marlins lineup on […]

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Chris Sale suspended five days after bizarre clubhouse incident
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Chris Sale is suspended five days. (AP) The other shoe has dropped on the bizarre clubhouse incident involving Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale. General manager Rick Hahn announced Sunday that Sale has been suspended five days for “violating team rules, insubordination and destroying team equipment.” He’s also been fined an undisclosed amount. Here’s the […]

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MLB Trade Deadline Digest: The Royals want a ton for Wade Davis
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The Royals asking price for Wade Davis is pretty high. (Getty Images/Ed Zurga) The Stew’s Trade Deadline Digest recaps the day in news and rumors as MLB gets closer to the non-waiver trade deadline on August 1. If you missed any of Monday’s action, we’re here to help you catch up with all the important […]

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