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Hembree called up as Red Sox option Barnes to Triple-A

Hembree called up as Red Sox option Barnes to Triple-A

MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
The Red Sox optioned right-hander Matt Barnes one day after he was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket, and they promoted another right-hander, Heath Hembree, from the PawSox.
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  • Rays, Archer Complete Sweep of Blue Jays

    Rays, Archer Complete Sweep of Blue Jays

    nytimes.com 59 minutes ago
    Chris Archer pitched two-hit ball in seven scoreless innings and Brandon Guyer drove in four runs Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays won their fifth straight, 5-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays.
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  • Matt Harvey proves he is ace of city by dominating Yankees, get…

    Matt Harvey proves he is ace of city by dominating Yankees, getting Mets back on track

    nydailynews.com 16 hours ago
    This is what it is like, in all ways, to be the ace of the staff and of the city, and the biggest baseball star in New York.
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  • The Yankees' biggest surprise isn't Alex Rodriguez, it's the ea…

    The Yankees' biggest surprise isn't Alex Rodriguez, it's the early success of their starting rotation

    nydailynews.com 16 hours ago
    You ask Brian Cashman what has surprised him about his baseball team in April and he says, “A-Rod would be the surprise.”
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  • O's end slide on Lough's dramatic HR in 10th

    O's end slide on Lough's dramatic HR in 10th

    MLB.com nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    David Lough's home run in the bottom of the 10th helped the Orioles rally past the Red Sox for a 5-4 win and end a five-game losing streak.
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  • Mets' young hitters make win over Yankees about more than just …

    Mets' young hitters make win over Yankees about more than just Matt Harvey

    These may not be the ’98 Yankees, but they’re still the Yankees, and they’d whipped on up on the Mets on Friday.
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  • C. C. Sabathia’s Troubles Continue

    C. C. Sabathia’s Troubles Continue

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Sabathia’s strikeout totals declined and his E.R.A. rose as his record fell to 0-4 on Saturday against the Mets.
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  • Beckham's clutch double paces Rays' comeback over Jays

    Beckham's clutch double paces Rays' comeback over Jays

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Tim Beckham's two-run double in the eighth inning led the Rays to a come-from-behind 4-2 win over the Blue Jays Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
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  • Orioles Fans Stuck In Stadium After Mayor & Cops Ask Them N…

    Orioles Fans Stuck In Stadium After Mayor & Cops Ask Them Not To Leave

    deadspin.com 19 hours ago
    Fans at tonight’s extra-inning thriller between the Red Sox and Orioles may end up staying at the ballpark even longer than ten (probably) innings of gameplay. That’s because Baltimore’s mayor and the city police department have asked fans to remain ins…
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  • Beckham Breaks Tie in 8th Inning, Rays Beat Blue Jays 4-2

    Beckham Breaks Tie in 8th Inning, Rays Beat Blue Jays 4-2

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    Tim Beckham hit a tiebreaking double during a three-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays won their fourth straight game by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Saturday night.
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  • Mets 8, Yankees 2: Matt Harvey’s Pinstriped Dream Leads to Domi…

    Mets 8, Yankees 2: Matt Harvey’s Pinstriped Dream Leads to Dominant Show in Mets Blue

    nytimes.com MLB.com 20 hours ago
    The Mets starter Harvey, a Yankees fan as a child, stood on the mound at the beloved Yankee Stadium and dismantled his former favorite team.
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  • Freddie Gray protestors flood Camden Street, attempt to disrupt…

    Freddie Gray protestors flood Camden Street, attempt to disrupt Orioles game

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    On Saturday, protestors started gathering in the streets of Baltimore to express their anger over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American man who suffered a spinal injury that allegedly occurred while he was being arrested by Baltimore…
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  • Victorino placed on DL with hamstring strain

    Victorino placed on DL with hamstring strain

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    The Red Sox placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the disabled list with a hamstring strain and called up pitcher Matt Barnes from Triple-A.
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  • Blue Jays release former All-Star pitcher Ricky Romero

    Blue Jays release former All-Star pitcher Ricky Romero

    yahoo.com MLB.com 24 hours ago
    When Ricky Romero was named to the All-Star game in 2011 it appeared it was just the start of a long and prosperous career with the Toronto Blue Jays. Then he suddenly lost the ability to pitch effectively at the major league level and now his career in…
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  • Mark Teixeira’s New Diet Fuels a Resurgence With Yankees

    Mark Teixeira’s New Diet Fuels a Resurgence With Yankees

    nytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Teixeira attributed his early success at the plate this season to a new eating regimen he adopted this off-season, which included abstaining from junk food and reducing foods that might cause inflammation.
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  • Extra Bases: What About Those Three Kingman Homers? Oops

    Extra Bases: What About Those Three Kingman Homers? Oops

    nytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    A question from Paul Olden, now the Yankees’ public-address announcer, ignited a profane tirade by the Dodgers’ manager in 1978.
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  • Orioles considered boycotting game due to Rogers Centre turf is…

    Orioles considered boycotting game due to Rogers Centre turf issues

    yahoo.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Before the on field hostilities kicked in between the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night at Rogers Centre, it's reported the Orioles were already displeased by the ballpark's new artificial turf, which early in the season has played v…
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  • John Farrell, in rare umpire critique, calls strike zone 'horri…

    John Farrell, in rare umpire critique, calls strike zone 'horrific' after Red Sox win

    ESPN.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    John Farrell, in rare umpire critique, calls strike zone 'horrific' after Red Sox win
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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.

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