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Jul 25

Padres Roster Moves, 7/25

The Padres announced today that the following roster moves have been made: Selected RHP Kyle Lloyd from Triple-A El Paso and will start tonight’s game, making his MLB debut. Lloyd will wear number 49. Lloyd’s minor league career stats. Optioned RHP Jose Ruiz to Single-A Lake Elsinore. RHP Travis

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Jul 25

Crosstown series gets personal, Cubs win 7-2 over White Sox

The White Sox drew blood first Monday in the crosstown series opener, but things got personal Tuesday in the Cubs’ 7-2 win over the South Siders. The friendly confines were not friendly to the White Sox in the fourth inning and the bullpen is looking more and more like John Lackey’s fate. After

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Jul 25

St. Louis Cardinals place CF Dexter Fowler on DL with wrist injury

The St. Louis Cardinals placed center fielder Dexter Fowler on the 10-day disabled list with a left wrist strain, the team announced Tuesday. To replace Fowler on the roster, the Cardinals purchased the contract of rookie outfielder Harrison Bader from…

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Jul 25

Oblique strain sends Marlins’ slugger Bour to disabled list

As expected after he suffered a right oblique strain and exited the game in the fourth inning of Monday night’s win over the Rangers, Marlins’ first baseman Justin Bour was placed on the 10-day disabled list. The Marlins also placed shortstop J.T. Riddle on the DL with left biceps tendinitis

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Jul 25

Eight Relievers Red Sox Could Pursue Before 2017 MLB Trade Deadline

The New York Yankees bolstered their bullpen by acquiring relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from Chicago White Sox in addition to third baseman Todd Frazier. Will the Boston Red Sox — the lone team ahead of New York in the American League East — counter in the coming days? The Red Sox have been

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Jul 25

Mets reportedly could call up top prospect Amed Rosario after the trade deadline

At 46-51, this is already a lost season for the Mets. They’re 13 games back in the NL East and 10 games back of the second wild card spot, so at this point climbing back into the race is extremely unlikely. There’s a reason the team is looking to sell at the trade deadline. That said, the Mets

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Jul 25

Kris Bryant earns first career ejection after questionable called third strike

Add another milestone for reigning NL MVP and Chicago Cubs superstar Kris Bryant: First career ejection.  Bryant was ejected by home plate umpire Lance Barksdale for arguing a called strike three in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday in the Cubs-White Sox game at Wrigley Field.  It appeared Bryant

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Jul 25

Cubs’ Bryant ejected for 1st time in career

Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. CHICAGO — Reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant was kicked out of a game for the first time in his career, and both benches were warned…

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Jul 25

Stephen Strasburg expected to make next start

Stephen Strasburg is expected to make his next start, manager Dusty Baker told reporters Tuesday, although the Washington Nationals will make contingency plans in the event their All-Star right-hander has complications in throwing sessions.  Strasburg left Sunday’s start at Arizona after just two

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Jul 25

Keidel: No Telling If Mets Can Get Back On Track In 2018

Zack Wheeler landing on the DL was just punctuation on an epitaph long written on the 2017 Mets. A season with so much promise so quickly devolved into three months of injury and ineptitude. And it makes you wonder: Has the window already slammed shut …

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Jul 25

The complicated case of trading Tigers icon Justin Verlander

The Detroit Tigers are in a pickle.  They haven’t made the playoffs since 2014, and barring some unforeseen miracle, that’s not happening in 2017, either. They’re eight games under .500 heading into Tuesday’s game, and their core group of aging players isn’t getting any younger (or

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Jul 25

Live blog: Tigers vs. Royals

The Tigers continue their seven-game home stand with the second of a four-game series with the AL Central rival Royals Tuesday at Comerica Park. First pitch is 7:10. Kansas City took the opener 5-3 in 12 innings on a pair of solo home runs by Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas off reliever Drew VerHagen

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Jul 25

Miguel Cabrera at-bat illustrates why reports on framing pitches are overrated

Now that technology allows us to see which pitches are actually strikes and which pitches are actually balls, it would seem we can go a step further and figure out which catchers are good at framing pitches. Framing is the ability to make a borderline …

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Jul 25

Cardinals place Dexter Fowler on 10-day DL, recall another prospect

The Cardinals placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a left wrist strain. Fowler, who was batting third in the lineup before suffering the injury, joined teammate Stephen Piscotty (groin) on the shelf. Fowler is batting .241 with 14 home runs and 37 RBIs so far this

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Jul 25

The Yankees prospects A’s covet in Sonny Gray sweepstakes

A game of chicken revolves around Sonny Gray with wonder if the A’s will take the best offer available by 4 p.m. Monday or hold the righty and market him again in the offseason if they do not get their desired package. Oakland officials have let it be known they will not undersell the righty and

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Jul 25

Tigers land three prospects on mlb.com’s top 100 list

The Tigers had one prospect, right-hander Matt Manning, on mlb.com’s list of top 100 prospects this spring. On its midseason report, there are three Tigers. The team’s last three No. 1 picks, right-handers Matt Manning, Nick Faedo and Beau Burrows, made the cut. Manning, the Tigers’ top pick

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