Mets RHP Matsuzaka returns to NY for elbow exam (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:40

The Mets say pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to New York to have his right elbow examined. Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that the 33-year-old Matsuzaka felt something in his elbow a day earlier. Matsuzaka pitched two innings and gave up three earned runs in the Mets' 9-1 loss at Milwaukee on Thursday night.

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Amaro reiterates confidence in Howard

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:29
General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Friday afternoon that he believes Ryan Howard still has a future with the Phillies.
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Cespedes back in lineup, thumb sprain not an issue

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:26
The right thumb sprain that kept Yoenis Cespedes out of Thursday's lineup was no longer an issue Friday, when the A's welcomed back their slugger to the starting lineup for the start of a three-game set against the host Rangers.
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Ortiz feeling better, in lineup vs. Price

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:26
David Ortiz wasn't going to let a nagging back injury keep him out of Friday's matchup with David Price and the Rays.
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Buehrle treats Toronto rookies to new suits in NY

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:23
The Blue Jays' road trip to the Big Apple came with an all-inclusive shopping spree for the rookies courtesy of veteran left-hander Mark Buehrle.
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A's acquire minor league RHP McGuire from Toronto (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:15
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics have acquired minor league right-hander Deck McGuire from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash.
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Deadline roundup: Lester might trump Price

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 20:49
David Price has dominated trade chatter to this point, but could we be focusing on the wrong American League East ace? The Red Sox are in an interesting position with Jon Lester.
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Emotions building for large Hall of Fame class

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 20:25
The speeches are just about written and a crowd perhaps in excess of 50,000 is expected Sunday for the induction ceremony of this memorable Class of 2014 -- 300-game winners Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, slugger Frank Thomas and managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa.
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Red Sox DH Ortiz in lineup vs Price, Rays (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-07-25 20:24

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is in the starting lineup, a day after leaving a game because of back spasms.

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Sutcliffe fondly remembers young Maddux

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 19:39
Former Cubs All-Star pitcher and 1984 National League Cy Young Award winner Rick Sutcliffe remembers watching Greg Maddux pitch when he first joined Chicago in 1986.
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Braves' sustained excellence a remarkable feat

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 18:06
When it comes to the Braves' Hall of Fame era, don't even attempt roll call unless you have some time on your hands. Yes, there was only one World Series title. Even Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux would stipulate to that. But the volume of excellence, and the constantly changing cast of characters behind that excellence, is staggering.
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Five contenders with young talent to trade

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-07-25 14:00
There will be plenty more wheeling and dealing before the clock strikes 4 p.m. ET on Thursday. The five contenders best positioned from a talent standpoint to make a significant trade are the Pirates, Dodgers, Cardinals, Mariners and Royals
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