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  1. Ryan Zimmerman could miss rest of season

    Sep 25, 2010, 5:35 PM EDT

    Ryan Zimmerman was out of the starting lineup for the third straight day Saturday due to a strained rib muscle. According to what Nationals manager Jim Riggleman told Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post, it’s possible he may not play again this season. “We’re just going to be really conservative about when we put him…

  2. MLB responds on humidor situation after Giants file complaint

    Sep 25, 2010, 4:30 PM EDT

    An update on the Tim Lincecum story from earlier, MLB has made some swift and dramatic changes to the procedure involving baseballs at Coors Field after the the Giants issued a formal complaint, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. Effective immediately, the umpires are expected to closely monitor the process in which…

  3. Joey Votto returns to Reds' starting lineup Saturday

    Sep 25, 2010, 3:31 PM EDT

    Joey Votto is back in the starting lineup for Saturday afternoon’s game against the Padres, according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com. Votto has been out of the lineup for each of the last three games due to a sinus infection, though he did strike out in a pinch-hit appearance against Padres’ closer Heath Bell last…

  4. Breaking news: Blake Hawksworth leaves game after being hit in face by comebacker

    Sep 25, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT

    UPDATE: According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Hawksworth suffered severe lacerations to his mouth and upper lip. Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports that he was taken to the hospital for X-rays. 2:57 PM: According to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com, Blake Hawksworth was forced to leave this afternoon’s game against the Cubs after…

  5. Mike Lowell left last night's game after taking grounder to head

    Sep 25, 2010, 2:26 PM EDT

    There was a pretty scary scene during last night’s Red Sox-Yankees game, as Mike Lowell took a ground ball off the side of the head while playing first base in the fifth inning. Lowell was attempting to field a ball off the bat of Curtis Granderson, however the ball took a nasty hop only to…

  6. Bob Brenly drops out of running to be Cubs manager

    Sep 25, 2010, 1:20 PM EDT

    We can scratch another name off the list of candidates to be the next Cubs manager. Citing “personal and professional reasons,” Bob Brenly has withdrawn his name from consideration for the team’s managerial position, according to ESPNChicago.com. “With all due respect to the organization, to the Ricketts family and to Jim, I just didn’t feel…

  7. Did Tim Lincecum throw out a "juiced ball" Friday night?

    Sep 25, 2010, 12:35 PM EDT

    Maybe, but let’s start with what we know to be true. Tim Lincecum allowed just two hits over eight innings of one-run ball in a 2-1 win over the Rockies last night. As a result, the Giants enter play Saturday with a one-game advantage over the Padres in the win column while the fading Rockies…

  8. UPDATE: Phils irk Mets en route to 11th straight win

    Sep 25, 2010, 12:30 PM EDT

    UPDATE: Here’s Chase Utley’s response, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. It’s pretty much what you would expect him to say. “I have never ever attempted to break up a double play with the intent to injure someone,” he told MLB.com. “I understand what it’s like to be taken out. I’ve been kicked, kneed, elbowed,…

  9. Report: MLB president Bob DuPuy "on his way out"

    Sep 25, 2010, 10:58 AM EDT

    Three high-ranking executives within baseball tell Buster Olney of ESPN.com that MLB president and chief operating officer Bob DuPuy is expected to move out of his current role. “He’s on his way out,” a team official said. DuPuy has served as president and chief operating officer for the past eight years. Some have viewed DuPuy…

  10. So, Jeff Francoeur hit his 100th career home run last night…

    Sep 25, 2010, 10:34 AM EDT

    I hate to spoil the show for you guys, but Jeff Francoeur’s 100th career home run is “The Event.” Yep, good ol’ Frenchie became the 756th member of the 100-home run club with a solo shot against the Athletics last night. Breaking a lengthy drought, it was his first round-tripper since August 7 and his…

  11. Report: Diamondbacks trying to keep Jerry DiPoto

    Sep 25, 2010, 9:58 AM EDT

    After Kevin Towers was hired as Diamondbacks general manager earlier this week, it was reported that former interim general manager Jerry DiPoto was resigning from the organization. According to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com, the D-Backs still haven’t given up hope in retaining him. Multiple sources are telling Morosi that the Diamondbacks are in “active…

  12. Aroldis Chapman throws fastest pitch ever recorded

    Sep 25, 2010, 8:51 AM EDT

    It was only a little less than a month ago that reports surfaced about Aroldis Chapman unleashing a 105-mph fastball during an appearance with Triple-A Louisville. Many doubted the legitimacy of the gun at the time — and rightfully so — after all, we usually need to see these types of things to actually believe…

  13. Report: Felipe Lopez passes on pennant race, signs with Red Sox

    Sep 24, 2010, 9:37 PM EDT

    Earlier today, it sounded like the Padres were going to have Felipe Lopez for the stretch drive. Not anymore. According to Scott Miller of CBSSports.com, Lopez has “vetoed” the Padres’ waiver claim and signed on to play a meaningless week of baseball with the Red Sox, instead. Lopez, 30, was released by the Cardinals this…

  14. Francisco Liriano leaves Friday's start due to illness

    Sep 24, 2010, 8:40 PM EDT

    Francisco Liriano just gave Twins fans quite the temporary scare. The left-hander was pulled from tonight’s start against the Tigers in the fourth inning. Before we even had a moment to speculate about what may have happened to him, the team announced that Liriano left the game due to illness, reports Kelly Thesier of MLB.com.…

  15. Nyjer Morgan expected to return to Nats' lineup Saturday

    Sep 24, 2010, 7:58 PM EDT

    Nyjer Morgan wraps up his eight-game suspension today, which means that he is expected to return to the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against the Braves, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. As our own Drew Silva told us over the weekend, Morgan used his time away from the diamond to make some much-needed…

  16. Homefield not the priority, as Yanks push back Hughes, CC

    Sep 24, 2010, 6:28 PM EDT

    The Yankees announced Friday that they’d start Dustin Moseley against the Red Sox on Sunday night and push back Phil Hughes until Wednesday. Also, going unannounced, but essentially confirmed by the big left-hander himself, is that CC Sabathia will make just one start next week, that coming Friday against Boston. The Sabathia decision was a…

  17. Jair Jurrjens cuts bullpen session short because of knee pain

    Sep 24, 2010, 5:46 PM EDT

    Jair Jurrjens had to end today’s bullpen session after just 10 pitches because of pain in his injured right knee, which means Brandon Beachy is likely to take his place again Sunday versus the Nationals. Jurrjens had hoped to pitch through a minor cartilage tear, but described the injury as “like somebody is stabbing you.”…

  18. Evan Longoria likely out until Monday with quadriceps injury

    Sep 24, 2010, 5:17 PM EDT

    Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times reports that Evan Longoria is out of the Rays’ lineup tonight and could be sidelined for the entire weekend series with the Mariners due to a quadriceps injury suffered while turning a double play against the Yankees yesterday. Longoria has been absent from the lineup just one previous…

  19. Jimmy Rollins available off bench tonight, could start Sunday

    Sep 24, 2010, 4:48 PM EDT

    Jimmy Rollins hasn’t played since September 8 because of a hamstring injury, but told Todd Zolecki of MLB.com that he’ll be available off the bench tonight. Charlie Manuel indicated to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer that Rollins could be cleared to rejoin the Phillies’ starting lineup as soon as Sunday, which would give him…

  20. Quote of the Day (from some day in 2006): Bobby Cox

    Sep 24, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

    Jeff Francoeur had some really nice words to say about Bobby Cox in the AJC. So nice that I’m not even going to rip on Francoeur for anything. And funny too.  Francoeur tells a story about the first time he was ever ejected from a game. It was early 2006. As soon as Frenchie got…

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