1. Tejada Expected to Return Friday

    Ruben Tejada has to wait another game before he can try out his new batting helmet. The old one was cracked when Taijuan Walker beaned him with a 94 mph fastball in the fifth inning of Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Mariners in Seattle...

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  2. No. 2 Overall Pick Kolek out with Lower Back Issue

    Marlins pitching prospect Tyler Kolek, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, is on a no-throw status for about a week due to lower back discomfort...

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  3. Granderson Back in Lineup

    Curtis Granderson will bat leadoff and play right field Thursday night against the Brewers after missing the last two games with flu-like symptoms...

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  4. Jonathan Papelbon Hears Your Boos — and Loves Them

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  5. Cox Still a Mentor to Gonzalez

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  6. Throwing Errors Piling Up for Saltalamacchia

    Off the field, Jarrod Salatalamacchia couldn't be more comfortable. He's playing half his games within driving distance of his Palm Beach County residence. On the field, Saltalamacchia still is trying to find a comfort zone, particularly on defense...

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  7. Francoeur Returns with Padres

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  8. Hamels Outduels Hudson with 10 Strikeouts

    PHILADELPHIA -- Cole Hamels on Thursday afternoon proved why he's one player on the Phillies ' roster that may not be expendable...

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  9. Ryno Mulling Platoon at First with Howard, Ruf

    PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is the highest-paid position player in baseball this year, but manager Ryne Sandberg on Wednesday said that Howard's salary has little impact on his lineup card...

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  10. Tejada OK After Getting Hit in Helmet

    SEATTLE -- The baseball scuff on Ruben Tejada's batting helmet offered a tangible reminder of how lucky he was...

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  11. Like Colon, Mejia & Familia Nearly Flawless

    Bartolo Colon was flawless for much of the afternoon on Wednesday. Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia have both been nearly as flawless for about the last month...

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  12. Mets Add Wimer, Demote Kirk

    A day after Ruben Tejada was beaned with a fastball and departed Wednesday's game in Seattle , the Mets have decided to promote Wilmer Flores from Triple-A Las Vegas. Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been demoted...

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  13. Mets Lineup: Grandy Returns, Flores at SS

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  14. Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton Having a Quiet July

    Historically, July has been a somewhat quiet month for Giancarlo Stanton. Quiet being a relative term in his case. From 2010-'13, Stanton in July was a lifetime .254 hitter with a ...

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  15. Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux Leave Mark on Golf Courses

    When former Atlanta Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this Sunday, there more than likely won't be any mention of their exploits on the golf course on their plaques...

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  16. Miami Marlins Rumors: Marlins Considering Extension for Casey McGehee

    Not only are the Miami Marlins uninterested in trading third baseman Casey McGehee, but they might also be interested in signing him to a two- or three-year extension beyond this season...

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  17. Miami Marlins Trade Rumors: Miami Scouting Jake Peavy

    The Miami Marlins were reportedly among the teams with scouts present at Jake Peavy's start on Tuesday night. Miami is looking to add a starting pitcher who will not become a free agent after the season...

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  18. Mets to Recall Wilmer Flores Today

    Wilmer Flores is on his way to Milwaukee to join the team. A corresponding roster move will be made later...

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  19. Braves' Varvaro Placed on Paternity List, Schlosser Called Up

    Braves reliever Anthony Varvaro was placed on the paternity list Wednesday in anticipation of the birth of his second child and right-hander Gus Schlosser was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett to take his place in the bullpen...

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  20. Will the Braves Hold on and Make the Playoffs?

    In today's AJC, I cast a rather cold eye on the Atlanta Braves and their playoff chances. I believe they'll have to play better than they have — perhaps better than they're capable — to qualify for the postseason...

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  21. Triple-a Team Jabs at Braves Fans After Uggla's Hit

    Former Braves second baseman Dan Uggla had a hit and an RBI for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies Wednesday night in his first game since being released by the Braves...

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  22. Giants-Phillies Preview

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  23. Mets Daily Prospect Report: Flores, Den Dekker Stand Out

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  24. Tejada Dodges Bullet After Beaning

    SEATTLE -- Ruben Tejada appears to have dodged a bullet Wednesday when he was beaned by a 94 mph fastball in the fifth inning by Taijuan Walker, which left a baseball imprint on the front of Tejada's helmet...

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  25. Heyward Gets Caught in Rundown, Reaches Third Safely After Matrix-Like Move

    With one out in the bottom of the eighth of Wednesday's game against the Marlins , Braves outfielder Jason Heyward took off for home when Chris Johnson grounded to short. Adeiny Hechavarria threw home to strand Heyward between third and the plate...

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