1. Greinke Says He Wouldn't Groove Pitches

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Zack Greinke speaks plainly, as you might have noticed by now. If you don't want his true opinion, don't ask him.....

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  2. Puig Struggles in ASG but Still 'Happy'

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Yasiel Puig was so excited for his first All-Star Game, he cleaned up his Mohawk and shaved a giant star into the side of his head.....

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  3. Dee's All-Star Journal: Taking It in

    It was a great time, and I'm glad I got to be a part of my first All-Star Game and look forward to many more.....

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  4. Clayton Kershaw Is on His Way Toward Winning a Third Cy Young Award

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  5. Joel Hanrahan Is Not Close to Joining TheTigers

    Joel Hanrahan signed with the Tigers in May with the idea that he'd be ready to return from Tommy John elbow surgery sometime in June, but now it's mid-July and the 32-year-old former All-Star closer is still not close to joining Detroit's bullpen...

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  6. Report: Tigers' Justin Verlander spending his All-Star break with Kate Upton

    Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, who had an inconsistent first half of the season, said on Sunday that he planned to “decompress and re-focus” during the All-Star break...

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  7. Giants Agree to Terms with Second & Third-Round Picks

    4:31pm: The Giants have also inked third-rounder Dylan Davis for a $650K bonus, tweets Jim Callis of MLB .com. That lands just over the $622,300 slot allocation that came with the 87th pick...

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  8. Baggarly's Breakdown of Giants' First Half

    On June 8, the Giants held the best record in baseball and had a 9.5 game lead over the Dodgers . Now at the All-Star break, they trail their arch-rival by one game and are barely holding on to a Wild Card playoff spot...

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  9. Gordon: Rival GMs See Much to Like in Cards System

    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak is likely to make a trade or two to shore up his roster for the stretch run.....

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  10. Rizzo Took It All in at His First All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS – Anthony Rizzo spent two days in Minneapolis, and all he got to show for it was a lousy strikeout. Similar story for his teammate Starlin Castro.....

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  11. Cubs May Expand Legal Rights Along with Bleachers

    In 2013, the Chicago Cubs came up with a comprehensive proposal to renovate Wrigley Field that included a revamped west entrance, upgraded concession areas and a sparkling new clubhouse for players...

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  12. David Price Backs Away from Cubs Talk

    MINNEAPOLIS — Rays ace David Price spent part of his All-Star day trying to convince people he wasn't lobbying to be traded to the Cubs , even though there was no chance of that happening anyway...

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  13. Cubs: Kris Bryant Taking It All in Stride During All-Star Week

    In a couple years, Kris Bryant might be making regular appearances during Major League Baseball's All-Star week.....

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  14. Fantasy Baseball News: Phils' Lee to start Monday

    When is it OK for a pitcher to allow eight earned runs in four-and-two-thirds innings? When you're Phillies SP Cliff Lee, and simply hoping to get through your final rehab start without any health setbacks...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball Studs and Duds from Week 15 in 2014

    One of the best surprises this season has been the play of Blackmon. Not only is he taking full advantage of Coors Field (.354, 11 HR, 36 RBI) this year, but Blackmon is also crushing both lefties and righties...

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  16. Josh Donaldson, Dayan Viciedo and Kole Calhoun Are Must-Starts

    Younger players leave fantasy owners plenty of opportunity to be wrong in their assessments. After a strong 2013 campaign that saw the Athletics' Josh Donaldson hit 24 home runs while driving in 93 runs, 2014 could easily have gone one of two ways...

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  17. Cockcroft: Updated Top 250 Keeper Rankings

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  18. It's Reporting Day for 49ers Rookies

    The 49ers are officially open for business. Rookies, including all 12 draft picks, are scheduled to report to the 49ers' headquarters in Santa Clara on Wednesday – one week ...

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  19. Andre the Giant Nearly Signed with the Redskins?

    André René Roussimoff, known to the world as Andre the Giant, reportedly drew the interest of the Redskins front office who wanted to give him a tryout and possibly a contract...

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  20. What to Expect: RG III, Passing Offense

    The Washington Redskins ' passing game struggled last season and not just because the starting quarterback was coming off knee surgery. The protection failed; the receivers didn't get open; the coaches could not add as much to the offense as desired...

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  21. Where Could Andre Johnson Land?

    Andre Johnson is known around the league as an anti-diva, a soft-spoken player who does his job, does it well, and doesn't find the need to gloat or cause problems...

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  22. Age Just a Number for Trent Cole

    Trent Cole will turn 32 in October. For most of the population, 32 is considered young. For an NFL player entering his 10th season, 32 is considered ancient.....

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  23. Eagles Under the Radar: Offensive Lineman Matt Tobin

    Tobin, a rookie free agent last year out of Iowa, impressed the Eagles in training camp. He's got athleticism and moves well...

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  24. Who Will Step Up at Wide Receiver?

    There's no question that the Eagles ' corps of wide receivers looks considerably different heading into the 2014 season than it did at the end of the 2013...

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  25. Giants, Chiefs Among Toughest Teams to Read Heading into Camp

    Training camp is nearly upon us, with reporting dates for certain teams beginning on Wednesday. Thus, the 2014 campaign is rapidly approaching. And you know what this means .....

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