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  1. Shoulder problems force Ryan Zimmerman to change throwing style

    Apr 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    In an attempt to lessen his chronic shoulder problems Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman is altering his throwing motion to avoid over-the-top throws. Zimmerman has done this occasionally in the past, on certain plays, but now he’s giving the three-quarters arm slot a full-time try.

  2. Must-Click Link: Scouting 14-year-olds in Latin America

    Apr 10, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Dominican Republic

    Competition and perverse incentives have lead to younger and younger kids being scouted.

  3. Paul Goldschmidt continues to own Tim Lincecum

    Apr 10, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt came into last night’s game with ridiculous career numbers against Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum … and then Goldschmidt smacked a three-run homer off the two-time Cy Young winner in an Arizona victory.

  4. Did Ryan Braun taunt the Phillies fans last night? God, I hope so.

    Apr 10, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

    Ryan Braun

    Mostly I’m just hoping that he’s going for the full heel-turn

  5. Looks like the Mets are changing plans at first base again

    Apr 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Last week Mets manager Terry Collins announced that he’d be benching Ike Davis and giving Lucas Duda an opportunity to be the team’s primary first baseman.

  6. Matt Moore has a torn UCL

    Apr 10, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

    Matt Moore Getty

    Yet another young starter staring down the barrel of Tommy John surgery.

  7. Great Moments in Pitching Statistics: Jim Johnson with the hold, Joe Nathan with the win

    Apr 10, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

    Joe Nathan Adrian Gonzalez

    Friends don’t let friends cite wins, losses, holds and saves when talking about how pitchers did the night before.

  8. Dr. James Andrews explains why Tommy John surgery is on the rise

    Apr 10, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    For most guys who are getting Tommy John surgery, the damage was done long before they hit the big leagues or even the minors.

  9. David Ortiz took almost 33 seconds to round the bases after his homer last night

    Apr 10, 2014, 8:25 AM EDT

    David Ortiz

    When you’re Big Papi, you’ve earned the right to take a little extra time.

  10. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:06 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    I saw Captain America last night. It was way better than the first few innings of the Tigers-Dodgers game.

  11. VIDEO: Bryce Harper crushes first home run of 2014

    Apr 9, 2014, 11:24 PM EDT

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    Bryce Harper entered Wednesday’s game against the Marlins in a 4-for-25 (.160) season-opening slump, but he snapped out of it in loud fashion with this towering fourth-inning blast …

  12. A’s prospect Addison Russell diagnosed with torn hamstring

    Apr 9, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT

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    From Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports comes word that A’s shortstop prospect Addison Russell has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 hamstring strain — it’s a tear, really — and will be out at least a month.

  13. VIDEO: Andrelton Simmons shows off his arm strength

    Apr 9, 2014, 9:22 PM EDT

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    This isn’t the prettiest play you’ll ever see from Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, but it sure was impressive …

  14. James Paxton placed on disabled list with left lat strain

    Apr 9, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

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    Mariners left-handed starter James Paxton owns a ridiculous 1.75 ERA and 0.83 WHIP through his first 36 innings at the major league level. But it’s going to be a while before he gets to add to that stat line. He was placed on the disabled list Wednesday with a lat strain.

  15. Casey Janssen throws “impressive” bullpen session, nearing return from abdominal injury

    Apr 9, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen is almost fully recovered from his late-spring left abdominal strain. John Lott of Canada’s National Post reports that the right-hander threw a bullpen session on Wednesday afternoon, which manager John Gibbons called “impressive.”

  16. Dodgers activate Josh Beckett for Wednesday start

    Apr 9, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT

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    Josh Beckett has been activated from the disabled list and will make his first start since May 2013 on Wednesday night against the Tigers.

  17. Josh Hamilton needs thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

    Apr 9, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT

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    As first reported by Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times, outfielder Josh Hamilton has been diagnosed with a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb along with a torn capsule. He needs surgery and will be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks.

  18. “Gave proof through the night … that our flag was still … oh, man. Oh jeez.”

    Apr 9, 2014, 5:42 PM EDT

    Camera

    Our photo of the day: Braves Nation shows a stunning lack of respect for its neighboring country.

  19. Twins put Oswaldo Arcia on disabled list with wrist injury

    Apr 9, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Oswaldo Arcia injured his wrist Friday and tried to convince the Twins he could play through the pain before finally admitting this afternoon that he couldn’t, so Minnesota placed the 23-year-old outfielder on the disabled list.

  20. Dexter Fowler is back in the Astros lineup

    Apr 9, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

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    Dexter Fowler started hot before illness sidelined him.

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