1. Paul DeJong Is Breakout MLB Star Thanks in Part to Man Serving 4 Years in Prison

    It was the day before the 2015 draft began, the day before some team was going to give the most unlikely pre-med student at Illinois State University the chance to take another step toward his dream...

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  2. Sonny Gray Is an Ace, but He Can't Solve Yankees' Problems

    So much for Sonny Gray the savior. In his hotly anticipated debut with the New York Yankees , the 27-year-old right-hander flashed ace-like moments and finished with a perfectly respectable line: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 6 SO, 3 BB...

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  3. Mike Trout's 6th 20-Homer Season Before Turning 26 Ties MLB Record

    Los Angeles Angels star center fielder Mike Trout cranked his 20th home run of the season in the third inning of Wednesday evening's game off of Philadelphia Phillies starter Jake Thompson...

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  4. Dellin Betances Posts 6th Immaculate Inning in New York Yankees History

    New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances entered Wednesday's game against the Detroit Tigers during the eighth inning with the team trailing 2-0...

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  5. Michael Fulmer Placed on Tigers 10-Day DL with Elbow Injury

    Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday due to an elbow injury...

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  6. Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger Become 8th Pair of Rookies to Reach 30 Homers

    New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger became just the eighth pair of rookies in MLB history to each reach 30 homers following Bellinger's solo shot Wednesday, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  7. Red Sox Trade Rumors: Ownership Told Dave Dombrowski Not to Deal Top Prospects

    Boston Red Sox ownership reportedly instructed president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski to avoid dealing any top prospects at this year's non-waiver trade deadline, according ...

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  8. Cody Bellinger the 2nd Rookie in Dodgers History to Hit 30 or More HR in Season

    Fact: With his 30th homer of the season on Wednesday night, Cody Bellinger became the second rookie in Los Angeles Dodgers history, behind Mike Piazza (35), to hit 30 or more home runs in a single season...

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  9. Legit or Nah? 'Contender or Pretender' for MLB Playoff Race with 2 Months Left

    The MLB postseason picture is coming into focus with two months to go in the regular season and the non-waiver trade deadline now passed. Nine teams stand as clear-cut contenders with very real hopes of reaching the playoffs...

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  10. Jose Bautista Reportedly Placed on Revocable Waivers After Trade Deadline

    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Thursday that the Toronto Blue Jays placed outfielder Jose Bautista on revocable trade waivers...

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  11. MLB Metrics 101: The 5 Teams That Regularly Dominate the Trade Deadline

    Making good deals during Major League Baseball's trade deadline season is no easy feat. Most of them either go bad or go nowhere. There are some teams, however, who've done well over the years...

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  12. Anthony Rendon Thrives in Bryce's Shadow as 1 of MLB's Best Bang-for-Buck Stars

    As far as pundits and casual fans are concerned, the Washington Nationals lineup might as well be called Bryce Harper and the Other Dudes...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 41,229 reads 0 comments

  13. Dodgers' Streak of 53 Straight Wins After Leading Snapped by Braves

    The Atlanta Braves snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers ' nine-game winning streak Wednesday night with a 5-3 win over the National League West leaders at SunTrust Park...

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  14. Yu Darvish Says He Doesn't Want to Make a Bad Impression After Joining Dodgers

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and Yu Darvish is taking that cliche to heart following his trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

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  15. Justin Verlander Reportedly Placed on Revocable Waivers Amid Trade Rumors

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline in the rearview mirror, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander was placed on revocable waivers Wednesday and could be a trade candidate before the Aug...

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  16. Indians' Josh Tomlin to Miss 6 Weeks After Suffering Hamstring Injury

    Cleveland Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin is expected to miss about six weeks due to a left hamstring tendon strain, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB .com...

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  17. Indians' Andrew Miller Placed on 10-Day DL Due to Knee Injury

    The Cleveland Indians bullpen is missing a significant piece with Andrew Miller going to the 10-day disabled list with a knee injury...

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  18. Jon Lester Becomes 25th Left-Handed Pitcher with 2,000 Strikeouts

    Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester failed to factor in the decision during Tuesday's 16-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, lasting just four innings due to a heightened pitch count...

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  19. Evan Longoria Becomes 2nd Player in Rays History to Hit for Cycle

    Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 4-for-5 with a single, double, triple and home run during Tuesday's 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros...

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  20. Pete Rose Won't Attend Phillies Alumni Weekend After Statutory Rape Allegation

    The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Wednesday that Pete Rose would not be attending the team's Alumni Weekend: The news comes in the wake of court documents revealing ...

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  21. Alex Rodriguez Says He Was 'Close to Tapping Out' During 2014 PED Suspension

    Three-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez said sitting out the entire 2014 MLB season due to a suspension for performance-enhancing drugs was "rock bottom...

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  22. Evan Longoria Becomes 2nd Player in Rays History to Hit for the Cycle

    Fact: Evan Longoria hit for the cycle in the Tampa Bay Rays' 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, joining B.J. Upton (2009) as the only players in franchise history to hit for the cycle...

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  23. MLB Report Card Grades for All 30 Teams Entering August

    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is past and August is here. To shamelessly paraphrase basically every character on Game of Thrones , the stretch run is coming...

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  24. MLB Trade Deadline: Ideal Trades Teams Should've Made

    By the time MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline struck Monday, most contenders made the expected moves necessary to fuel their World Series dreams. Sellers funded those bids by unloading household names for future contributors...

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  25. 5 Impact Trades That Can Still Be Made After MLB Trade Deadline

    Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, with big names such as Sonny Gray and Yu Darvish going from sub-.500 teams to contenders who hope they can help push them toward the postseason and beyond...

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