1. It's Obvious Dodgers in Need of Relief

    LOS ANGELES -- It's July and, in a matter of weeks, the Los Angeles Dodgers will have at least one and probably several new players on their roster, acquired via trade...

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  2. Stock Watch: Starters in Cruise Control

    Control: Dodgers starting pitchers aren't infallible, but you've got to do something impressive to beat them most of the time...

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  3. Dodgers Reportedly Sign Romer Cuadrado, Jefry Souffront, Leonardo Crawford

    On the first day of the 2014-2015 international signing period the Dodgers have been busy, with five reported signings on the first day...

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  4. Dodgers' Miguel Rojas Adjusts Hitting Mechanics, Sees Improvement

    Miguel Rojas makes snap adjustments that result in spectacular plays wherever he fields, and now he's making adjustments to his swing as well.....

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  5. Too Soon to Say If Cubs Will Make Early July Deal

    BOSTON — Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the trade that brought pitcher Jake Arrieta and reliever Pedro Strop to the Cubs from the Orioles for pitcher Scott Feldman, with the Cubs being accused of "jumping the market...

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  6. Cubs Brass Takes Steps to Bolster Computer Security

    BOSTON — The computer ­security breach that exposed the Houston Astros ' private trade memos to the public a few days ago sent shock waves through the game and gave the Cubs one more priority task for July...

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  7. Ernie Banks Gets Sports Illustrated Cover Treatment

    Cubs ' Hall of Famer Ernie Banks gets the cover treatment in this week's Sports Illustrated in the magazine's annual “Where Are they Now” edition...

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  8. This Is Brandon Belt Making Out with a Giraffe

    Also note that the carrot looks like an orange dingus. Please tell others on social media so they will click this, too...

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  9. Giants Sign Two Outfielders to Six-Figure Deals

    SAN FRANCISCO -– The Giants made two six-figure investments as the international signing period began on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with Dominican outfielders Sandro Fabian and Bryan Pena...

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  10. Scutaro's Short-Term Outlook Better Than Pagan's

    Here is the Giants ' back story: The near-term outlook on Marco Scutaro is actually more upbeat than on Angel Pagan.....

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  11. Cherington: 'It's Got to Get Better Quickly'

    Like most Red Sox fans, general manager Ben Cherington is at a loss to explain the team's latest slide, a three-game sweep at the hands of the last-place Cubs at Fenway Park that came on the heels of an encouraging series victory in the Bronx...

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  12. Farrell: Lester 'An Example for Everyone to See'

    BOSTON — According to comments by ESPN's Buster Olney on WEEI, Jon Lester's negotiations with the club have created a level of attention among Red Sox players that was unusual...

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  13. Yangervis Solarte Optioned to Triple-A; Zelous Wheeler Called Up

    Yangervis Solarte started the 2014 season as one of the Yankees ' hottest hitters and one of the best stories to come out of spring training, but struggles since mid-May have caused the team to option the third baseman to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre..

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  14. WATCH: Derek Jeter Tries to Bunt and Hits Fan in the Face with Foul Ball

    It was a rough day for the Yankees , who lost to the Rays , 6-3, at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, completing Tampa Bay's three-game sweep, extending the Yankees' losing streak to a season-high five games and dropping them below ...

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  15. Ex-Major Leaguers' Advice for Nats' Harper: Grow Up & Shut Up

    Right or wrong, the more visible your profile in today's society, the more impact your words will have. Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has basked in the spotlight since he was 16 and is one of the game's most talented individuals...

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  16. Tigers Sign 16 Year Old Dominican Outfielder Julio Martinez

    The Tigers kicked off the international free agent signing period this morning by signing Dominican outfielder Julio Martinez for $600,000. Martinez, a 16 year old Dominican, was ranked as the 19th best international free agent this year by MLB ...

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  17. Joaquin Benoit Available, Target of Detroit

    Wait, why did the Tigers let Joaquin Benoit walk again? Maybe they'll make up for that mistake. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports the Padres are going to make the reliever available and Benoit's former team is one of the most interested ones...

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  18. Hunter Drives in Three as Detroit Completes Sweep of AL-Leading Oakland

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  19. Kate Middleton and Prince William React to Murray's Wimbledon Woes

    Great Britain's own defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray fell in straight sets Wednesday to eleventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bugalria in a quarterfinals match on center court...

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  20. Kyrgios Won't Comment on Report of Coaching Split

    Nick Kyrgios has refused to comment on his coaching relationship after upsetting Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon.....

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  21. Clayton Johnston Commits to USC

    For the second time in a few weeks, Steve Sarkisian's USC Trojans have added their ninth commitment of the 2015 recruiting class. This verbal pledge comes in the form of three-star offensive tackle Clayton Johnston out of Anaheim's Servite High School...

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  22. Sandro Prepares for the Fast Lane as Spurs Star Shows off Motorbike

    Tottenham midfielder Sandro chose an unusual mode of transport to return to North London for pre-season training.....

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  23. GIF: Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen Vomits After Belgium vs USA

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  24. Tottenham Resist Renewed Sandro Bid from Napoli

    Tottenham have rebuffed fresh attempts from Napoli to sign Brazilian midfielder Sandro, Goal has learned.....

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  25. What Will Jason Verrett's Role Be in His Rookie Season?

    The San Diego Chargers were desperate for help in the secondary when they entered the 2014 NFL Draft. With their first selection in the draft, they brought in CB Jason Verrett to help out the defensive backfield...

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