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Tigers recall Buck Farmer, send Kyle Ryan back to Triple-A

Following a blow-out loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, the Detroit Tigers are shaking up their bullpen. Back from Triple-A Toledo is right hander Buck Farmer who owns a 9.22 ERA in 13 2/3 innings this season. Farmer replaces Kyle Ryan who was hammered for three earned runs on five hits in just 1 2/3 innings on Sunday. Ryan has pitched 32 innings for the Tigers but owns...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

With return and wins Kyle Busch is winning fans over

The boos are becoming less common. The winning remains. Kyle Busch won his third straight race of the season on Sunday with a win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Still outside the top-30 in points which would guarantee a spot in the end of year Chase, Busch has won four of the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. Even on Twitter the negative comments towards the younger Busch...
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David Murphy among those who figure to be traded at deadline

The Cleveland Indians do not view David Murphy as a large part of their future. Hitting a respectable .299/.347/.443 on the season with five home runs, Murphy fits the role of a nice add-on for a contending team looking to add a low-cost bat to their roster. FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi reports the Los Angeles Angels among the teams who are interested in the veteran who ten years of...
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List for Pocono August 2015

There are 43 cars on the initial entry list for the upcoming race at Pocono Raceway.  Below you can see the entry list for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Windows 10 400 at Pocono. Martin Truex Jr. won at Pocono back in June. Dale Earnhardt Jr. swept both Pocono races last year. NASCAR Sprint Cup Entry List for Pocono (August) Entry  Car No. Driver Make Sponsor 1 1...
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Cardinals and Brewers have discussed Adam Lind trade

With the St. Louis Cardinals looking for an offensive upgrade at first base one option which has emerged is Adam Lind of the division rival Milwaukee Brewers. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Cardinals and Brewers have discussed a trade which would send the 32-year-old from one NL Central team to another. The Cardinals have been without Matt Adams since...
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Johnson, Harvick lead points following Indianapolis, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings

Jimmie Johnson’s four wins are still the most in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, while driver Kevin Harvick has amassed the most points following Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With wins already on the season Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin have...
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Kyle Busch wins at Indianapolis, full results for NASCAR Brickyard race

Kyle Busch won Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard. The driver of the No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry beat out Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick to capture the checkered flag at the 2.5-mile track which first opened in 1909. Carl Edwards began the race on the pole but Joey Logano jumped ahead of him to lead the first lap. Five-time winner Jeff Gordon’s...
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NASCAR at Indianapolis: Sprint Cup starting lineup, green flag and tv info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to the Brickyard this weekend for the Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard. Starting the race on the pole will be Carl Edwards in the No. 19 Toyota Camry. He will be joined by Joey Logano on the front row at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Last year it was Jeff Gordon who went to victory lane in this race. Earlier this year he...
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Carl Edwards wins pole at Indianapolis, qualifying results for Crown Royal at Brickyard

 Carl Edwards was the fastest qualifier for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard. The driver of the No. 19 Toyota Camry will be joined by Joey Logano on the front row at the 2.5-mile track located in Speedway, IN. Last year it was Jeff Gordon who went to victory lane in this race. Earlier this year he drove the pace car for the Indianapolis...
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Kyle Busch on Xfinity pole at Indy, qualifying results for Lilly Diabetes 250

Kyle Busch has won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 54 Toyota Camry will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the start of the Lilly Diabetes 250. Saturday’s race will consist of 100 laps around the 2.5-mile track for a total of 250 miles. NBC will have coverage with the green flag waving at 3:46...
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NASCAR at Indianapolis: 2015 weekend schedule practice, qualifying, race start times and tv info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Xfinity Series will both be in action this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Cars will first hit the track on Friday for practice before the Xfinity Series runs the Lilly Diabetes on Saturday. When Sunday comes around the Sprint Cup Series takes the stage with the ridiculously long named “Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard...
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Chris Johnson hoping Braves trade him

The trade market for Chris Johnson may be limited by that is not preventing the third baseman from letting his desires of a new location from being known. Owed $20 million on a contract that runs though the 2017 season, Johnson has seen limited playing time. “I’d be lying if I said I understood it,” Johnson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. “It just seems...
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Tigers manager not ready to give up on season

The Detroit Tigers are 46-47 on the season and despite a talent laden roster the front office reportedly is ready to be sellers at the trade deadline. While many would agree that the Tigers have failed to meet expectations, manager Brad Ausmus is not ready to give up on the season. “We are four games out of a wild-card spot. I wouldn’t say we are falling out of the race,”...
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Mets showing interest in Will Venable

The New York Mets have inquired about the availability of San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable reports FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. Morosi also confirmed an earlier report that the Mets had checked in on Gerardo Parra. With runs continuing to be difficult to come by and Michael Cuddyer dealing with a knee issue the Mets are exploring the trade market. #Mets showing interest in...
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Brett Anderson leaves game with irritated left Achilles

Los Angeles Dodgers left hander Brett Anderson left Tuesday’s start against the Atlanta Braves with irritation in his left Achilles. Anderson attempted to field a pop-up and then kicked the ball in the third inning of the loss. He ended the night allowing three runs on five hits and two walks. Brett Anderson has irritation in his left Achilles tendon area. Will be re-evaluated...
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Alex Bowman gets Indy sponsorship from Marsh Supermarkets

NASCAR fans in Indiana will recognize the the sponsor of the No. 7 Chevrolet driven by Alex Bowman for the upcoming Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With 73 locations in Indiana, Marsh Supermarkets enters the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series scene this weekend appearing on Bowman’s car. “We are proud to welcome Marsh as a partner of Tommy Baldwin...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins 5-Hour Energy 301, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series results for New Hampshire

Kyle Busch took home the checkered flag in the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This was Busch’s third win in four races and his second consecutive win. The driver of the No. 18 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing was the first to the finish line in Sunday’s 301 lap race at the Loudon, NH track. Carl Edwards began the race on the pole. NASCAR at New Hampshire Results...
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New Hampshire: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starting lineup and tv info for 5-Hour Energy 301

New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be the sight of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Carl Edwards will lead 43 drivers to the green flag for the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. He will be joined by Joey Logano on the front row of the 1.058-mile track located in Loudon, New Hampshire. Last year Penske Racing teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey...
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Chris Buescher leads Xfinity Series points, full standings following New Hampshire

Chris Buescher leaves New Hampshire Motor Speedway as the points leader in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The driver of the No. 60 leads Chase Eliott by 31 points following the Great Lakes 200. He entered the day with a 36 point lead over Elliott. Winner: Hamlin wins at NHMS The next race on the schedule for the Xfinity Series takes place at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next weekend...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin wins Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire, Great Lakes 200 results

Denny Hamlin won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race from New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 Toyota finished ahead of Austin Dillon and Brad Keselowski in the Great Lakes 200 from Loudon, NH. Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch began the race on the pole but both went to the back of the field early after an early race spin. In the end however it was Hamlin who...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Wise driving No. 32 car at Indianapolis

Josh Wise will return to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition next weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Jeff Kyle 400. The former driver of the No. 98 of Premium Motorsprots machine, will now drive the No. 32 Ford Fusion of Go Green Racing. “I’m looking forward to having him back,” said team owner Archie St. Hilaire. “He drove for me in XFINITY and did a tremendous...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Allgaier working on return to HScott Motrsports

Justin Allgaier is currently 29th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and given the resources of the team it is safe to say that the driver of the No. 51 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet has reached expectations this year. In fact Allgaier and the team are working on a new contract as his current one ends at the end of the 2015 season. “My contract is up at the end of...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals among teams interested in Johnny Cueto

The Cincinnati Reds appear almost certain to trade starting pitcher Johnny Cueto before the trade dealine, however his landing spot is still up for debate. Count the Kansas City Royals among the teams interested in the veteran right right hander reports Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. Rival executives say the Royals are pushing hard for Cueto, but I wonder at some point...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Hampshire: Hamlin on pole, Xfinity Series starting lineup, green flag start time and tv info

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 Toyota will be joined by JGR teammate Kyle Busch on the front row for the Lakes Region 200. Saturday’s Xfinity Series race will consist of 200 laps for a total of 211.6 miles around the Loudon, NH based track. Last year it was Brad Keselowski...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards wins New Hampshire pole, qualifying results for 5-Hour Energy 301

Carl Edwards will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to the green flag for the running of the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. The driver of the No. 19 will be joined by Joey Logano on the front row at the 1.058-mile track located in Loudon, New Hampshire. Last year Penske Racing teammates Brad Keselowski and Logano swept the events at Loudon and certainly...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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