1. Cespedes Exits vs. Astros with Thumb Sprain

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  2. Cespedes Exits vs. Astros with Injury

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  3. Jon Jay Strikes out in 4-2 Count After Umps, Cardinals Lose Track of Count

    The Rays beat the Cardinals by the score of 3-0 on Wednesday night (box score), and, with two outs in the seventh inning, Jon Jay struck out after everyone lost track of the count...

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  4. SD Sets Price High for Kennedy; Could Still Keep Him And/or Benoit

    The Padres have sent word to some teams that they'd need to be overwhelmed to trade Ian Kennedy, sources said. Or at least that's the message being received.....

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  5. It's Time Again to Enjoy Miserable Phillies Fans in Extreme Slow Motion

    Jonathan Papelbon shit the bed again tonight, earning another loss and blowing his second game in as many days. A while back, we presented some Phillies fans watching the game slip away in extreme slow motion...

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  6. Video: Pence Gives Phillie Phanatic CPR

    During Tuesday night's Giants - Phillies game, Pablo Sandoval dashed into foul territory after a popup and just missed making a spectacular catch. Instead, it was a spectacular fall...

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  7. Yankees Topple Yu Darvish, Rangers in Rain-Shortened 2-1 Win

    NEW YORK — The first thunder clapped over Yankee Stadium Wednesday night with catcher Francisco Cervelli standing at second base, having led off the bottom of the fifth inning with his second double of the evening...

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  8. Washington Argues Tarp Troubles Shouldn't Have Led to Rain-Shortened Loss

    NEW YORK — Rangers manager Ron Washington agreed the field at Yankee Stadium was not playable after an unexpected torrential downpour soaked the Bronx during the fifth inning Wednesday night...

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  9. Cardinals' Offense Scuffles as Rays Get Sweep

    ST. LOUIS -- It was only four days ago that the Cardinals became co-leaders in the National League Central and appeared poised for a statement homestand to open the second half. They have since hit a snag...

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  10. Rays' Long-Odds Comeback Adds Latest Win

    On June 9, the Tampa Bay Rays entered play with a record of 24-40. Earlier that day the team's eccentric manager, Joe Maddon unleashed Bobby Henry, a Seminole Medicine man who throws ...

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  11. Del Zotto on Waiting for New Contract: 'There's No Rush Yet'

    As the list of available free agents continues to dwindle, 24-year-old defenseman Michael Del Zotto remains without a new contract with an NHL club...

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  12. Machado (Back) Sitting for 2nd Straight vs. Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Manny Machado remained out of the starting lineup Wednesday, a day after he was a last-minute scratch when he experienced lower back spasms during batting practice ...

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  13. Aaron Barnett and Brandon Barnes Engage in National Anthem Standoff

    Prior to Game 6 of the 2013 NLCS, we saw a true first in Major League Baseball. Scott Van Slyke of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Joe Kelly of the St...

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  14. Yankees Top Rangers 2-1 in Rain-Shortened Game

    NEW YORK -- Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off All-Star ace Yu Darvish, and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances...

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  15. Babcock on Analytics: 'I Love the Information'

    It might be hasty to call him “Moneyball” Mike Babcock, but the Detroit Red Wings ' head coach is a fan of analytics.....

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  16. Rays' Win Streak Reaches 7 Behind Cobb

    ST. LOUIS -- Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit, leading Tampa Bay to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, the Rays' seventh straight win...

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  17. Callaspo Could Be Activated from DL by Sunday

    OAKLAND – Second baseman Alberto Callaspo is getting closer to coming off the disabled list, with A's manager Bob Melvin suggesting he might be activated as early as Sunday.....

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  18. Report: Tigers to Acquire Joakim Soria

    The Tigers have agreed to acquire reliever Joakim Soria from the Rangers in exchange for prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel, Kyle Bogenschutz was first to report on Twitter...

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  19. Ryan Howard Deal Wasn't Such a Great Idea (but Cutting Him Is Absurd!)

    Signing Ryan Howard for $125 million for five years obviously wasn't a great idea. Releasing him with $60 million to go (or even $50 million at year's end) would make even less sense...

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  20. Video: Anthony Rizzo Promises to Hit HR for Cancer Patient, Hits Two Instead

    Against the Padres on Tuesday, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs to take over the National League lead with 25 long balls on the season. This is definitely a breakout year for the young slugger...

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  21. Escobar Ejected After Arguing Called Third Strike

    ST. LOUIS -- Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar started toward first base assuming a walk Wednesday night against St. Louis, but instead watched his night come to an end for arguing a called third strike...

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  22. Epstein Questions Cards' Competitive Balance Pick

    As we covered earlier, St. Louis got a bonus pick for the 2015 First-Year Player Draft (just after the first round) in Wednesday's Competitive Balance Lottery...

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  23. Video: Yankees Grounds Crew Fails to Secure Tarp During Downpour

    Wednesday's clash between the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers is in serious jeopardy after the grounds crew at Yankee Stadium failed to secure the tarp over the infield during a fifth-inning downpour...

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  24. Redmond Ejected for Arguing Call vs. Braves

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  25. Florida Phases out 'Lady Panthers'

    While the San Jose Sharks upset more than a few of their fans by strongly considering shifting their ice crew to appear more like cheerleaders (or “ice girls”), at least one other team is reversing that trend...

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