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  1. Josh Hamilton gets two more cortisone shots in shoulder, out for sixth consecutive game

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT

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    Angels manager Mike Scioscia acknowledged to reporters on Tuesday evening that there is growing concern about the status of Josh Hamilton’s injured right shoulder, noting that the recovery process “doesn’t look like it’s going in the right direction.” The hope is that another round of cortisone injections will help the cause.

  2. Pedro Alvarez diagnosed with stress reaction in foot, possibly ending his Pirates career

    Sep 10, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

    Healthy or not his role was in question after throwing problems got him benched at third base.

  3. Dustin Pedroia to undergo hand surgery, done for the season

    Sep 10, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Dustin Pedroia’s season is over due to a hand/wrist injury and Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports that the Red Sox second baseman will undergo surgery Thursday.

  4. Red Sox ready to use Koji Uehara again, but not as closer

    Sep 10, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

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    Uehara was more or less duplicating his amazing 2013 season with a 1.27 ERA and 70/7 K/BB ratio in 57 innings through August 15 this year, but since then he’s allowed 10 runs in 4.2 innings for a 19.29 ERA.

  5. A few thoughts about the discrimination lawsuit against the Mets

    Sep 10, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

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    One never knows what will happen in a lawsuit, but an initial reading of the complaint in the case against the Mets and Jeff Wilpon should give the Mets reason to be concerned.

  6. Mets activate Daniel Murphy, move him to third base with David Wright shut down

    Sep 10, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT

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    Daniel Murphy has made all 126 of his starts this season at second base and hasn’t played an inning at third base since 2011.

  7. Former Mets executive sues Jeff Wilpon, alleging he fired her for having a baby without being married

    Sep 10, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT

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    It has been a fantastic week for sports figures treating women like crap. Now we have allegations of some more of it.

  8. The 2015 Winter Classic will be at Nationals Park

    Sep 10, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

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    I’ll be thinking baseball, lots of you will be watching college football, but the hockey people will have their big regular season game in D.C. on January 1.

  9. Evan Gattis expected back from strep throat this weekend

    Sep 10, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT

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    Tonight will be the third straight missed game for Gattis and the Braves have tomorrow off on the schedule.

  10. HBT Daily: The home plate collision rule is still a work in progress

    Sep 10, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    In which I talk about the tin foil I put on my head to keep the aliens from reading my thoughts. For real.

  11. Joakim Soria rejoins the Tigers’ bullpen

    Sep 10, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    Soria appeared in just six games for the Tigers after they acquired him from the Rangers and was horrible with a 10.38 ERA, but prior to the trade he had a 2.70 ERA and 42/4 K/BB ratio in 33 innings for Texas.

  12. L.A. Times columnist calls for benching Yasiel Puig in favor of Andre Ethier

    Sep 10, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Would you rather play the slumping superstar or a guy who hasn’t shown a thing all year?

  13. Craig Gentry diagnosed with a concussion after collision

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    A’s outfielder Craig Gentry suffered a concussion Tuesday night when he collided with White Sox second baseman Carlos Sanchez while trying to beat out a bunt single.

  14. Brett Gardner could be out “a significant amount of time”

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    The Yankees dim playoff hopes get dimmer as their best hitter looks to be on the shelf for a while.

  15. Cubs will be in position to make a splash with Jon Lester

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.

  16. The Astros are leaning toward a manager with big league experience

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Great. There goes my shot to manage the Astros.

  17. Joe Panik’s extreme night: 5 hits, 0 runs, 0 RBI

    Sep 10, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Joe Panik Giants

    He’s the first player with zero runs and zero RBI in a game with five or more hits since Adam Kennedy in August of 2009.

  18. The Mets are considering bringing in the fences at Citi Field once again

    Sep 10, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Specifically: bringing in the walls in right-center.

  19. Yusmeiro Petit’s latest feat: 84-pitch complete game

    Sep 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Last season Yusmeiro Petit missed throwing a perfect game by one batter. Last month he set the all-time record for consecutive batters retired with 46. And last night he threw an 84-pitch complete game.

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