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Reminder: Phillies got Wilson Ramos for almost nothing

After his historic Phillies debut Wednesday night in a win over the Red Sox, a reminder that All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos was acquired for almost nothing. By Corey Seidman

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Red Sox’s Eduardo Rodriguez: Will return as starter

Manager Alex Cora emphatically said Rodriguez (ankle) will return to Boston as a starter, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports. There was a school of thought that Rodriguez may return as a reliever, particularly if he wasn’t going to have the proper time to get stretched out before the

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Red Sox’s Eduardo Rodriguez: Will return as starter

Manager Alex Cora emphatically said Rodriguez (ankle) will return to Boston as a starter, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports. There was a school of thought that Rodriguez may return as a reliever, particularly if he wasn’t going to have the proper time to get stretched out before the

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Flashback: Astros’ most memorable playoff races

After cruising basically from start to finish last year, the Astros find themselves in a battle to win the American League West this season. A pivotal three-game series beginning Friday night in Oakland against the second-place A’s – who trail by two games after a torrid past couple of months – represents

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Spencer Gallagher reflects on return to racing after ‘long, hard ordeal’ of suspension

Spencer Gallagher has made three starts since the end of his indefinite suspension for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy.

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Braves’ Acuna day to day after being plunked with pitch

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami’s Jose Urena.

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Braves’ Acuna Day to Day After Being Plunked With Pitch

Atlanta Braves’ Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) is tended to by a member of the training staff as Ozzie Albies talks to him after Acuna was hit by a pitch from Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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Orioles’ Adam Jones clears trade waivers, opening door for potential August deal

Orioles outfielder Adam Jones has cleared trade waivers, according to an industry source. Running players through trade waivers in August is a common practice and is necessary to precipitate a deal after the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline. But it doesn’t mean a player will be traded — only that

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Orioles’ Adam Jones clears trade waivers, opening door for potential August deal

Orioles outfielder Adam Jones has cleared trade waivers, according to an industry source. Running players through trade waivers in August is a common practice and is necessary to precipitate a deal after the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline. But it doesn’t mean a player will be traded — only that

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Rangers’ Nomar Mazara: Plays back-to-back in field

Mazara (thumb) went 0-for-4 and played all nine innings in the field for Double-A Frisco on Wednesday. Mazara has played back-to-back, nine-inning games in the field, which was articulated by Texas manager Jeff Banister as the last remaining hurdle for…

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Fantasy Baseball: We’re not going to see Vladimir Guerrero or Eloy Jimenez, are we?

It’s Aug. 16, and I’m discouraged. The two most-owned minor-leaguers in CBS Sports leagues, the ones we’ve most longed to see since way back when Juan Soto made his debut, still aren’t up. And their parents clubs are offering no hints of them coming up. Quite the opposite, in fact. The

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A Fantasy Football running back sleeper? Colts running back Jordan Wilkins

Yahoo Sports fantasy football expert Brad Evans believes Indianapolis Colts running back Jordan Wilkins is a sleeper to watch

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Buffaloes look for bounce-back season after subpar 2017

Colorado quarterback Steven Montez revealed his true colors – the green of Colorado State and the red of Nebraska really aren’t on his mind. ”We’re not looking ahead and down the line,” said Montez, who threw for 2,975 yards and 18 TDs and nine interceptions in 2017. The Buffaloes

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Giants can thank Instagram for their Rookie of the Year contender

LOS ANGELES–When an outfielder with dreams of pitching in the major leagues suddenly became a free agent last offseason, the Giants devised an elaborate proposal and sent a delegation including front office executives, manager Bruce Bochy and star catc…

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Giants can thank Instagram for their Rookie of the Year contender

LOS ANGELES — When an outfielder with dreams of pitching in the major leagues suddenly became a free agent last offseason, the Giants devised an elaborate proposal and sent a delegation including front office executives, manager Bruce Bochy and star ca…

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Curtis Granderson and New York Yankees together again?

NEW YORK — While the Yankees are on the lookout for another outfielder, Curtis Granderson reportedly has cleared waivers in Toronto. Sounds like a perfect match. But before Yankees’ radio voice John Sterling rehearses his “The Grandy Man Can” call, there are factors to consider. From the

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