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Beckett has surgery to relieve nerve pressureESPN.com Updated Jul 10, 2013Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett underwent surgery to relieve pressure on a nerve in his neck on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Athleticism jumps off the page for Padres' PetersonOne look at San Diego Padres shortstop prospect Jace Peterson, and it is obvious he is an athlete. He just has that toned, fit look. Watching him play shortstop for Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore in the California League, his physical presence converts …Upvote Share Tweet
Ironman Pence doesn't want All-Star break to restWhenever Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, who was chosen as one of five candidates for the National League Final Vote balloting that will run through Thursday, takes the field, he is one of the most energetic and aggressive players on the diamond.Upvote Share TweetOK, we get it: The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers don't like each other. They fought earlier this season after Ian Kennedy plunked Yasiel Puig in the face with a pitch, and the bad blood just keeps on flowing. A mild confrontation on a pla…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jul 10, 2013It's not Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout or Edwin Encarnacion filling the final spot on the American League side of the Monday's Home Run Derby. It's Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes. For those wishing to see Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig in the Home…Upvote Share TweetThe Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Los Angeles Dodgers as newly acquired pitcher Ricky Nolasco knows them? They…Upvote Share Tweet
Stults gives Padres jolt to end skid vs. RoxEric Stults allowed just one run in a complete game to help snap the Padres' 10-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Rockies at Petco Park on Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetRight fielder Marlon Byrd blasted the seventh grand slam of his career, and backup catcher Anthony Recker hit a two-run shot, powering the New York Mets to a 10-6 victory Tuesday night over the San Francisco Giants.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Kemp gets PRP injection in AC jointESPN.com Updated Jul 10, 2013Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp received an injection of platelet-rich plasma in his sore AC joint, according to a Los Angeles Times report.Upvote Share Tweet
Mets Sweep GiantsJul 10Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Mets cruised past the Giants 7-2 to complete the sweep in San Francisco.
Dwight Howard wanted end to Kobe Bryant era with Los Angeles LakersJul 11A key factor that led the Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets was the Lakers' refusal to establish a clear timetable for moving on from the Kobe Bryant era, according to sources with knowledge of Howard's thinking.
Reggie Williams agrees to 2-year deal with Houston Rockets, sources sayJul 10The Houston Rockets have added yet another shooter to play alongside new franchise center Dwight Howard.
Minnesota Timberwolves close to acquiring Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer in si…Jul 10The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the verge of adding Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer in separate transactions that the have been pursuing since free agency began, according to sources close to the process.
Bill Simmons on what's wrong with the LakersJul 10Bill Simmons knows he shouldn't help the purple and gold, but he's going to do it anyway.