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  1. Hank Aaron: racists still exist. It’s just that “back then they had hoods. Now they have neckties and starched shirts.”

    Apr 8, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

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    Hank Aaron speaks the truth about some things that some folks may wish he wouldn’t.

  2. Colby Lewis is set to make his first start since 2012

    Apr 8, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

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    Colby Lewis last started a big-league game on July 18, 2012, missing the past one-and-a-half seasons following elbow and hip surgeries, but he’s ready to return now.

  3. The Dodgers don’t have a mascot. They have a “unique performance character”

    Apr 8, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    When is a mascot not a mascot? When some corporate spokesman deems it so.

  4. Reds deem Jonathan Broxton ready to pitch … and close?

    Apr 8, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

    Jonathan Broxton

    Reds manager Bryan Price has already said that Jonathan Broxton would take over as Aroldis Chapman’s closer fill-in once healthy, so now that he’s off the disabled list it’ll be interesting to see if the big right-hander immediately jumps into ninth-inning duties.

  5. Cole Hamels could be back in two weeks

    Apr 8, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels AP

    The Phillies’ ace could be back by the time they’re on their west coast swing at the end of the month.

  6. HBT Daily: Thoughts on the anniversary of Hank Aaron hitting number 715

    Apr 8, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Plus, are Trumbo and Goldschmidt the new Bash Brothers?

  7. Tweet of the Day: Grimace vs. Count Chocula

    Apr 8, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

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    Everyone go home. Twitter is closing down for the day. We ain’t gonna top this one.

  8. Mariano Rivera’s replacement’s replacement? Joe Girardi has no idea

    Apr 8, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

    David Robertson

    David Robertson was the easy choice to replace Mariano Rivera as the Yankees’ closer, but now that Robertson is out with a groin injury manager Joe Girardi isn’t sure who’ll be taking over ninth-inning duties.

  9. Omar Infante has no concussion or fractures

    Apr 8, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Omar Infante AP

    Good news for the Royals’ second baseman.

  10. ESPN.com to “reenact” coverage of Hank Aaron’s 715th homer tonight

    Apr 8, 2014, 11:06 AM EDT

    Hank Aaron

    1974 meets 2014. Not sure how I feel about this.

  11. Ervin Santana will make his Braves debut Wednesday

    Apr 8, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v New York Mets

    Signed to a one-year, $14.1 million contract on March 12, right-hander Ervin Santana will make his Braves debut Wednesday against the Mets in Atlanta.

  12. Matt Williams reveals that Ryan Zimmerman has “an arthritic shoulder”

    Apr 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Over the weekend an MRI exam revealed no structural damage in Ryan Zimmerman’s shoulder, but the Nationals third baseman has had shoulder problems for two years now and during a radio interview last night manager Matt Williams revealed for the first that he’s “got an arthritic shoulder.”

  13. Pablo Sandoval, Giants far apart on extension talks

    Apr 8, 2014, 9:28 AM EDT

    Pablo Sandoval

    He’s a free agent after this season, but he represents a big risk.

  14. Is A-Rod being investigated for obstruction of justice? What about Major League Baseball?

    Apr 8, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    God, A-Rod, you can’t buy of subjects of drug investigations and purchase stolen documents! That’s bad! Oh, wait. That’s what Major League Baseball did.

  15. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 8, 2014, 6:13 AM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes, Sam Fuld, Josh Reddick

    The A’s remind me of someone. And a couple of rainouts remind me of my favorite movie ever.

  16. Omar Infante hit in face by pitch, undergoing tests for concussion and broken jaw

    Apr 7, 2014, 11:47 PM EDT

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    Royals second baseman Omar Infante left Monday’s game after he was hit in the face by a pitch.

  17. Shane Victorino’s return from hamstring injury slowed due to bout of the flu

    Apr 7, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Shane Victorino is just starting to make progress from a hamstring strain following a nasty bout of the flu.

  18. Matt Moore exits start with left elbow soreness

    Apr 7, 2014, 10:54 PM EDT

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    Rays left-hander Matt Moore left his start this evening with elbow soreness and will undergo an MRI.

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