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Busy Blue Jays to add speedster Revere

Busy Blue Jays to add speedster Revere

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Blue Jays continued to add Friday, acquiring outfielder Ben Revere from the Phillies, a source told MLB.com's Todd Zolecki.
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  • The Latest: Twins Get Jepsen; Jays Obtain Lowe

    The Latest: Twins Get Jepsen; Jays Obtain Lowe

    nytimes.com MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
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  • David Price gets a flat tire on his way to Toronto

    David Price gets a flat tire on his way to Toronto

    David Price hasn't even arrived in Toronto yet and isn't expected to make his first start for the Blue Jays until Monday, but he's already faced his first challenge with his new team. Price encountered some car troubles on the drive up to the city from …
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  • Twins reportedly get reliever Jepsen from Rays

    Twins reportedly get reliever Jepsen from Rays

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    The Twins received much-needed relief help before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, as they agreed to acquire right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Rays, according to a report by FoxSports.com. The Twins, however, have not confirmed the trade.
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  • This Is The Refusal Roberto Clemente Got When He Asked For A Ra…

    This Is The Refusal Roberto Clemente Got When He Asked For A Raise

    deadspin.com 3 hours ago
    Following his 1959 season—his fifth full year in the bigs—Hall-of-Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente asked for a raise, to $23,000. GM Joe L. Brown, architect of those great Pirates teams of the ‘60s and ‘70s, replied with a letter politely but firmly tel…
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  • The Cardinals' Charity Really Doesn't Want To Answer Our Questi…

    The Cardinals' Charity Really Doesn't Want To Answer Our Questions

    deadspin.com 3 hours ago
    Here is a mystery: Cardinals Care, the official charity of the St. Louis Cardinals, is making hundreds of thousands of dollars in unusual payments to the St. Louis Cardinals every year. Presumably there’s some straightforward explanation for this, but w…
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  • Cardinals add to bullpen depth, acquire Jonathan Broxton from B…

    Cardinals add to bullpen depth, acquire Jonathan Broxton from Brewers

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    The St. Louis Cardinals certainly buy into the old baseball adage that you can never have too much pitching. Reliever Jonathan Broxton was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Cardinals on Friday, just a week after the Cards made a deal with the Mia…
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  • Rangers Get Hamels From Phillies for 2015 _ and Beyond

    Rangers Get Hamels From Phillies for 2015 _ and Beyond

    nytimes.com MLB.com 3 hours ago
    With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond.
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  • Orioles get Gerardo Parra from Brewers in deadline day deal

    Orioles get Gerardo Parra from Brewers in deadline day deal

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    The Baltimore Orioles continue to hang around the playoff picture in the American League and they believe they're good enough to stay in the mix that they've made a move on trade deadline day. Outfielder Gerardo Parra is heading to Baltimore, with the O…
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  • Stars collide: Mike Trout meets J.J. Watt in Houston

    Stars collide: Mike Trout meets J.J. Watt in Houston

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    You know that old paradox about when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Well, it looks like we finally have answer to that question: they take batting practice and crush baseballs together. With the Los Angeles Angels in Houston for a serie…
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  • MLB Trade Deadline Daily: Final pushes for Kimbrel and Bruce, a…

    MLB Trade Deadline Daily: Final pushes for Kimbrel and Bruce, and more

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    MLB Trade Deadline Daily: Final pushes for Kimbrel and Bruce, and more
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  • BLS Roundtable: Which team must make a deal on trade-deadline d…

    BLS Roundtable: Which team must make a deal on trade-deadline day?

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    It's officially Major League Baseball's trade-deadline day. Many of the big names of trade season are off the board already. That includes Cole Hamels, David Price, Johnny Cueto and Carlos Gomez. But lots of talent is still on the market too — Yoenis Ce…
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  • Astros complete sweep of Angels on Jason Castro's walk-off home…

    Astros complete sweep of Angels on Jason Castro's walk-off home run

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The Carlos Gomez trade wasn't the biggest thing …
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  • Giants Pick Up Reds Starter Leake

    Giants Pick Up Reds Starter Leake

    The San Francisco Giants made a deal for one of the hottest pitchers in baseball on Thursday by acquiring right-handed starter Mike Leake in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
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  • With Baseball's 2nd-Worst Record, a Lost Season for Marlins

    With Baseball's 2nd-Worst Record, a Lost Season for Marlins

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among the game's leaders in batting average and stolen bases. Ad…
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  • LEADING OFF: Cueto Set to Make Royals' Debut at Toronto

    LEADING OFF: Cueto Set to Make Royals' Debut at Toronto

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • MLB Trade Deadline Digest: Are the Astros planning 'something b…

    MLB Trade Deadline Digest: Are the Astros planning 'something big?'

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    The Stew's Trade Deadline Digest recaps the day in news and rumors as MLB gets closer to the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. If you missed any of Thursday's action, we're here to help you catch up with all the important links and tidbits. PRELLER …
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  • Anthony Rizzo's blast helps keep focus on team, not trade …

    Anthony Rizzo's blast helps keep focus on team, not trade deadline

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Anthony Rizzo's blast helps keep focus on team, not trade deadline
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  • Rangers 7, Yankees 6: Yankees Fall in Ninth Inning, Capping a D…

    Rangers 7, Yankees 6: Yankees Fall in Ninth Inning, Capping a Day of Frustration

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    The Yankees’ day started with Michael Pineda going on the disabled list and ended with a loss thanks to Josh Hamilton.
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation 02:26

    Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation

    Mar 20
    Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
  • Video - Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener 02:15

    Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener

    Mar 19
    Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.

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