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Dickey's HR issues continue in rough outing

Dickey's HR issues continue in rough outing

MLB.com Updated 25 minutes ago
R.A. Dickey has made 122 starts for the Blue Jays since coming over in a trade with the New York Mets in 2012. His start on Saturday was the shortest of them all.
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  • O'Day nearing return from DL stint

    O'Day nearing return from DL stint

    MLB.com 25 minutes ago
    After more than a month and a half on the disabled list, Darren O'Day (right hamstring strain) seems primed to rejoin the Orioles' bullpen. Manager Buck Showalter said the club expects to either activate him on Sunday or have him pitch one more rehab ga…
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  • Mariners go on Cruz control vs. Blue Jays

    Mariners go on Cruz control vs. Blue Jays

    MLB.com 40 minutes ago
    With hitting coach Edgar Martinez away in Cooperstown for Ken Griffey Jr.'s induction, Nelson Cruz joked the Mariners wanted to show the coach how much he was missed.
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  • Keeping Score: Mike Piazza’s Deafening Blast Against the Yankee…

    Keeping Score: Mike Piazza’s Deafening Blast Against the Yankees Echoes at Cooperstown

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    In July 1999, Piazza stepped to the plate and unleashed a 482-foot sonic boom that brought his foes to their feet in the dugout — and looking skyward in awe in the field.
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  • Cruz Has 2 Homers, 7 RBIs as Mariners Thump Blue Jays 14-5

    Cruz Has 2 Homers, 7 RBIs as Mariners Thump Blue Jays 14-5

    nytimes.com MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Mariners hitting coach Edgar Martinez is away from the team this weekend so he can watch friend and former teammate Ken Griffey Jr. be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday.
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  • Griffey: Ortiz 'absolutely' Hall of Fame worthy

    Griffey: Ortiz 'absolutely' Hall of Fame worthy

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    David Ortiz's complicated Hall of Fame case moved into the spotlight for a moment on Saturday, when Hall of Famer electee Ken Griffey Jr. endorsed the retiring Red Sox legend for a spot in Cooperstown.
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  • Colabello to stay in Minors after suspension

    Colabello to stay in Minors after suspension

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    The Blue Jays announced on Sunday that they've reinstated Chris Colabello from the restricted list and removed him off the team's 25-man roster.
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  • Eduardo Rodriguez provides silver lining in tough Red Sox loss

    Eduardo Rodriguez provides silver lining in tough Red Sox loss

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Eduardo Rodriguez provides silver lining in tough Red Sox loss
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  • Crisp's Single in the 13th Lifts Athletics Past Rays 1-0

    Crisp's Single in the 13th Lifts Athletics Past Rays 1-0

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Coco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 13th inning for his eighth career game-ending RBI, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Friday night.
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  • Madison Bumgarner, His Bat Not Needed, Settles Down Against Yan…

    Madison Bumgarner, His Bat Not Needed, Settles Down Against Yankees

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Bumgarner, who batted in Oakland last month instead of the San Francisco Giants using a designated hitter, was limited to the mound at Yankee Stadium.
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  • Orioles' Dylan Bundy only part of solution for reeling rotation

    Orioles' Dylan Bundy only part of solution for reeling rotation

    Orioles' Dylan Bundy only part of solution for reeling rotation
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  • Yankees send Giants to sixth straight loss

    Yankees send Giants to sixth straight loss

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    The San Francisco Giants' losing streak reached a season-high six games Friday night as the National League West leaders endured an eighth-inning collapse in a 3-2 setback against the New York Yankees.
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  • Gibson Holds Boston to 2 Hits, Twins Beat Red Sox

    Gibson Holds Boston to 2 Hits, Twins Beat Red Sox

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    After an ominous beginning, Kyle Gibson put a decisive end to Boston's two-game hitting outburst.
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  • AL East clubs discussing deals for Upton, Cashner

    AL East clubs discussing deals for Upton, Cashner

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    Melvin Upton Jr. could soon be on the move. The Padres are reportedly informing teams that they're close to trading the veteran outfielder, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, who cautioned that the news "may ultimately be posturing" by San Diego.
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  • Twins escape 9th-inning jam to top Red Sox

    Twins escape 9th-inning jam to top Red Sox

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    After Mookie Betts smacked his second straight leadoff homer for the Red Sox, it seemed it could be another long night for the Twins. Instead, right-hander Kyle Gibson settled in, tossing eight strong innings of two-hit ball, and was backed by a solo ho…
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  • Betts day to day due to right knee soreness

    Betts day to day due to right knee soreness

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts exited Friday night's 2-1 loss to the Twins with right knee soreness in the fifth inning. He was replaced by utility man Michael Martinez.
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  • Paxton Pitches 7 Innings, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 2-1

    Paxton Pitches 7 Innings, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 2-1

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    James Paxton pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in three starts, Seth Smith doubled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday night, snapping Toronto's winning streak at three…
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  • Foul off foot forces Posey to leave game

    Foul off foot forces Posey to leave game

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    The Giants' luck continued to plummet as catcher Buster Posey left Friday night's 3-2 Interleague loss to the New York Yankees with a bruised right foot.
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  • Russell Martin falls, tweaks knee after relaxing too long in sa…

    Russell Martin falls, tweaks knee after relaxing too long in sauna

    yahoo.com 24 hours ago
    Russell Martin will miss two games with baseball’s latest weird injury. (Getty Images) It’s never good news when an off day leads to a new injury. Unfortunately for Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, that’s the situation he’s in after suffering a…
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  • Blue Jays activate Estrada, Morales from DL

    Blue Jays activate Estrada, Morales from DL

    MLB.com 24 hours ago
    Right-hander Marco Estrada was officially reinstated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, and he will start the Blue Jays' series opener against the Mariners at Rogers Centre. Left-hander Franklin Morales also was reinstated from the DL.
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  • Chapman Nats' top target before Trade Deadline

    Chapman Nats' top target before Trade Deadline

    MLB.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The Nationals continue to have Yankees left-hander Aroldis Chapman as their top target before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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  • After growing up Red Sox fan, Finley embracing pinstripes

    After growing up Red Sox fan, Finley embracing pinstripes

    MLB.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Most 20-year-olds are still in college, trying to decide what to do with their lives beyond those four years. But Drew Finley isn't like most 20-year-olds.
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  • Tazawa returns from DL as Sox option Ramirez

    Tazawa returns from DL as Sox option Ramirez

    MLB.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The Red Sox's bullpen is finding some order again as the team activated right-hander Junichi Tazawa from the 15-day disabled list on Friday and optioned righty Noe Ramirez to Triple-A Pawtucket.
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  • Will The Yankees Get Out Of Their Own Way And Be Sellers?

    Will The Yankees Get Out Of Their Own Way And Be Sellers?

    deadspin.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The New York Yankees are a mediocre baseball team that also happens to employ a plethora of talented players that more competitive teams would gladly pay a decent price to acquire. If the Yankees were any other team, the path forward would be quite clea…
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  • Old reliables David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia still leading youn…

    Old reliables David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia still leading young Red Sox

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Old reliables David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia still leading young Red Sox
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  • 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.
  • Video - Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut 00:46

    Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut

    Mar 17
    Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers 00:39

    A-Rod Homers

    Mar 11
    Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.