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MLB Argues That Minor Leaguers Are Creatives, Like Artists And …

MLB Argues That Minor Leaguers Are Creatives, Like Artists And Musicians

deadspin.com Updated 42 minutes ago
This morning, the author of the “Save America’s Pastime Act” disavowed the bill as a wrongheaded attempt to stifle already inadequate wages. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos did a complete 180 and wrote that, “I believe that Major League Baseball can and shou…
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  • Streaking Indians Win 13th Straight, Beat Blue Jays 4-1

    Streaking Indians Win 13th Straight, Beat Blue Jays 4-1

    nytimes.com 46 minutes ago
    Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Cleveland Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game Thursday night, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1.
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  • Collins won't reveal NL All-Star Game starter

    Collins won't reveal NL All-Star Game starter

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    Collins won't reveal NL All-Star Game starter
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  • Heaney to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Heaney to undergo Tommy John surgery

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Andrew Heaney, one of the Angels' most promising young starting pitchers, has relented to season-ending Tommy John surgery, a procedure that will likely keep him out until the start of 2018, the team announced Thursday.
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  • Matheny ejected after overturned double play

    Matheny ejected after overturned double play

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was ejected in the sixth inning of Thursday night's game after taking exception to a delayed replay request by the Royals. It was his first ejection since Sept. 18, 2015, and the first of a Cardinals player/coach this seas…
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  • On Baseball: Joe Maddon’s Zaniness Keeps the Game Fun for His C…

    On Baseball: Joe Maddon’s Zaniness Keeps the Game Fun for His Cubs

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Tuesday’s game against the Reds, in which three Chicago relievers played left field, was the latest example of the manager’s creativity.
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  • College World Series goes Coastal

    College World Series goes Coastal

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    After years of Gary Gilmore wondering if his team ever would break through and reach the College World Series, his Chanticleers did more than just make it to Omaha this June. They won the school's first national championship in any sport by beating Ariz…
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  • Maddon being cautious with Heyward

    Maddon being cautious with Heyward

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Jason Heyward did not start on Thursday for the second straight game because of some soreness on his left side, which he felt during a throw in the Cubs' last game in Miami, on Sunday. He is expected back on Friday.
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  • Jennings exits with hamstring injury

    Jennings exits with hamstring injury

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Rays center fielder Desmond Jennings left Thursday's game against the Tigers at Tropicana Field in the third inning with a tight left hamstring.
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  • Hamilton passes concussion protocol

    Hamilton passes concussion protocol

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton received clearance to be in the starting lineup for Thursday's series opener vs. the Nationals after passing concussion protocol testing.
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  • Piscotty, Diaz still nursing bumps, bruises

    Piscotty, Diaz still nursing bumps, bruises

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Ailing Cardinals position players Stephen Piscotty and Aledmys Diaz remained out of the lineup on Thursday, but manager Mike Matheny noted that both would be available bench players for the team's I-70 Series finale against the Royals.
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  • Dodgers know it will take a village without Clayton Kershaw

    Dodgers know it will take a village without Clayton Kershaw

    ESPN.com MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Dodgers know it will take a village without Clayton Kershaw
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  • Bryant's tear continues with homer off Matz

    Bryant's tear continues with homer off Matz

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Kris Bryant didn't waste any time on Thursday getting the Cubs on the board against the Mets in their first meeting since the National League Championship Series. Bryant belted his team-leading 22nd home run of the season on the sixth pitch of the game …
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  • Moya not concerned about playing on turf

    Moya not concerned about playing on turf

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Steven Moya remembers dreaming about playing in a Major League game at Tropicana Field a couple years ago. He was playing a Spring Training game at Tropicana Field at the time.
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  • Bruce open to waiving no-trade clause

    Bruce open to waiving no-trade clause

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Just over a month away from the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, right fielder Jay Bruce and the Reds are in a similar situation to last year. Bruce is central to trade rumors, the club will likely field offers and he will watch and wait to see if some…
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  • Arrieta focused on starts, not All-Star Game

    Arrieta focused on starts, not All-Star Game

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Jake Arrieta was not happy to hear that the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw was placed on the disabled list because of a back injury, and on Saturday he will get a chance to pitch in front of the person who will decide who starts for the National League team i…
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  • Tribe weighs trade options with Brantley progressing

    Tribe weighs trade options with Brantley progressing

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    The Indians are growing increasingly optimistic about adding a bat before the non-waiver Trade Deadline, but Cleveland does not feel help necessarily needs to come from outside the organization.
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  • Davies Struggles as Brewers Routed by Dodgers 8-1

    Davies Struggles as Brewers Routed by Dodgers 8-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com 3 hours ago
    After struggling in April, Zach Davies has been one of the few bright spots in the starting rotation for the Milwaukee Brewers over the past two months.
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  • Tigers map out plan for Fulmer's innings

    Tigers map out plan for Fulmer's innings

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    The first stage of the Michael Fulmer innings conservation plan ends Friday night, when the rookie right-hander takes the mound in a game for the first time in eight days. The second step begins next week.
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  • Yankees see progress with series split against Texas

    Yankees see progress with series split against Texas

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Yankees see progress with series split against Texas
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  • Marlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando Rodney

    Marlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando Rodney

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Marlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando Rodney
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  • Shuck's RBI Single in 8th Lifts White Sox Over Twins 6-5

    Shuck's RBI Single in 8th Lifts White Sox Over Twins 6-5

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Since racing to a 23-10 start, nothing has been easy for the Chicago White Sox.
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  • Yankees 2, Rangers 1: Yankees Use a Passed Ball, Not a Long Bal…

    Yankees 2, Rangers 1: Yankees Use a Passed Ball, Not a Long Ball, to Win Again in Ninth

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Michael Pineda struck out 12 in six innings before Chase Headley broke a 1-1 tie by scoring on a passed ball in the ninth.
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  • Fort Bragg: Baseball's best neutral sites

    Fort Bragg: Baseball's best neutral sites

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    The Braves and Marlins will cast aside home-field advantage to pay tribute to the nation's armed forces during Independence Day Weekend. The National League East clubs will add to Major League Baseball's history of neutral-site games on Sunday night at …
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  • Today's starting lineups: June 30

    Today's starting lineups: June 30

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
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  • Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injury

    Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injury

    deadspin.com 7 hours ago
    Last Friday, Phillies minor-league pitcher Matt Imhof suffered a serious eye injury in an absolutely freakish accident. He was stretching using a rubber resistance band anchored to a wall when the metal base broke, and a piece struck him in the eye. Doc…
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  • Pederson only has bruise, but may go on DL

    Pederson only has bruise, but may go on DL

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Yasiel Puig bounced off the outfield fence at Miller Park on Wednesday night and was back in the lineup Thursday, but fellow Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson was still unavailable after crashing into a wall, with a disabled-list stint still on the table.
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  • Home run history? Planets aligned for Orioles to match monthly …

    Home run history? Planets aligned for Orioles to match monthly mash mark

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Home run history? Planets aligned for Orioles to match monthly mash mark
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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.