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Tigers land David Price in three team deal

The Detroit Tigers have acquired left handed pitcher David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays. While Price to the Tigers is part of a three team deal, he is the big name that sees Drew Smyly and Nick Franklin headed to the Rays. The Mariners land center fielder Austin Jackson in the deal. Adding Price to the Tigers rotation gives them a a tough top four with Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers trade talks fall apart for reliever Andrew Miller

getty images While the Detroit Tigers continue to look for pieces to add to their bullpen one name that does not appear to be an option is Andrew Miller. The Tigers had been working on a trade with the Boston Red Sox to acquire the 29-year-old left hander but apparently those talks have fall apart reports ESPN Boston’s Gordon Edes. Tigers are NOT getting Andrew Miller — Gordon...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Six trade away Jon Lester and John Lackey

The Boston Red Sox have gotten rid of two starting pitchers as the MLB trade deadline approaches at 4 pm ET Thursday. Both John Lackey and Jon Lester were considered trade candidates in recent weeks and both have been moved for outfield help. The Red Sox traded Lackey and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The Red Sox will also receive...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds have made Mat Latos available in trade talks

getty images Teams looking to acquire a starting pitcher could consider Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds. With the Reds hovering just under .500 they are not in the market to add players. In fact they may consider trading away a few players such as Latos. Latos could be made available as the Reds have seen the types of packages that pitchers like Jeff Samardzija have returned. Not...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners acquire Chris Denorfia from Padres

The Seattle Mariners have been trying to add an outfield bat. On Thursday they acquired Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres. Denorfia, 34, will provide the Mariners with versatility in the outfield as he can play all three positions. He was hitting .242/.293/.319 with the Padres adding a home run and 25 RBI. He should see plenty of playing time with the Mariners but will be...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros trying to trade Scott Feldman ahead of deadline

The Houston Astros have made starting pitcher Scott Feldman available ahead of Thursday’s 4 PM ET trade deadline. However given the 31-year-old’s contract and statistics this season a trade may not happen. Feldman landed a three-year deal from the Astros worth $30 million in the offseason. Since signing that deal he has produced just a 4.39 ERA and 1.42 WHIP in 19 starts this...
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Colts LG Donald Thomas re-tore his quad in practice

getty images The Indianapolis Colts did not have Donald Thomas for much of last season due to a torn quad. After the left guard re-tore his quad in Wednesday’s practice it appears they could be without him for the entire 2014 season. Thomas was signed to a four-year contract extension worth $14 million in March of 2013. Can confirm, per source, #colts Donald Thomas re-tore right...
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Christian Ponder nothing more thank camp spectator for Vikings

getty images The Minnesota Vikings have moved on from the 12th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. While Christian Ponder remains on the Vikings roster, he is third on the depth chart and has rarely been seen in training camp. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has Matt Cassel and 2014 first round pick Teddy Bridgewater competing for the starters spot. Ponder still has one-year left on his...
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Blue Jays, Nationals and Giants among suitors for Asdrubal Cabrera

getty images The Washington Nationals have joined the Toronto Blue Jays and San Francisco Giants as potential suitors for shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. Cabrera, 28, is a free agent at the end of the season so the Cleveland Indians are willing to move him. If Cabrera was to be moved to any of the aforementioned teams it would likely mean a position change to second base for the time...
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TNA Impact Wrestling Results for July 31, 2014 *Spoilers*

Another week another taped episode of TNA Impact Wrestling! If you simply want to skip out on watching Thursday’s show simply continuing reading below for the full results for the July 31, 2014 edition of TNA Impact Wrestling on SPIKE. Bobby Roode def. MVP in a Falls Count Anywhere match. TNA Knockouts Champion Gail Kim vs. Taryn Terrell went to a no contest as The Beautiful People...
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Long-shot last minute Trades that could define a franchise’s season in the MLB

Keith AllisonDavid Price is likely to be hot property as the trade deadline approaches on Thursday The non-waiver trading period in Baseball ends this Thursday and many teams have already invested and traded as they look to make a push for the play-offs. Some deals however, are simply destined to go down to the wire and given that in this particular case it is fast approaching,...
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Giants send Tyler Colvin to Triple-A, release Dan Uggla

getty images Outfielder Tyler Colvin has been sent to Triple-A Fresno by the San Francisco Giants. Colvin, 28, is hitting just .223/.268/.381 this season with two home runs and 18 RBI. The Giants could choose to recall Colvin later but right now he is simply not an option in their outfield plans. Colvin’s demotion comes at the same time that the Giants released veteran infielder...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sheamus comments on Darth Vader rumors, HHH advertised for Hell In a Cell, Paige taunts AJ with CM Punk

Rumors hit the internet far and wide on Wednesday that WWE wrestler Sheamus will be playing the role of Darth Vader in the next Star War movie. Sheamus posted the following message on twitter addressing the rumor. I cant confirm that i wont not be reprising role of Darth Vader in #StarWars … I hope that’s clear @IrishMirror pic.twitter.com/hj0JNigkYm — Sheamus (@WWESheamus...
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Andy Dalton confident of working out deal with Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton may be entering the final year of his contract with the team but he is not expressing any concerns. “I’m confident. And both sides are working on it,” Dalton said via NFL.com. “We haven’t given a deadline, we haven’t talked about a deadline. We don’t expect it to get to that point, but if it does, it does.” Dalton has one...
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Yankees hesitant to trade for John Danks due to remaining salary

The New York Yankees are interested in left handed pitcher John Danks but are hesitant to pull the trigger on a trade for the 29-year-old due to the $28.5 million owed to him over the next two seasons. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports the Yankees have “no real interest” in adding Danks if they will be on the hook for the entire cost of his contract for 2015 and...
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Cowboys sign Tyron Smith to eight year extension

getty images The Dallas Cowboys have signed left tackle Tyron Smith to a eight-year extension. Smith is a Pro-Bowl player who is considered among the best in the NFL at his position. The Cowboys have now signed Smith though the the 2023 season. Smith will reportedly make $110 million throughout the course of his current deal. Smith’s new deal includes $40 million in guaranteed...
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Pirates, Royals and Marlins all interested in Ian Kennedy

With the MLB trade deadline approaching one player who has been in the headlines recently is San Diego Padres pitcher Ian Kennedy. Kennedy is not a certainty to be moved at the deadline but FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins have all expressed interest in the 29-year-old right hander. The Padres reason for keeping...
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Orioles interested in trading for reliever Neal Cotts

The Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers have had discussions about a trade that would send reliever Neal Cotts to the Orioles according to T.R. Sullivan. With Zach Britton moving into the closers role, the Orioles have a need for a left handed reliever. Orioles and Rangers talking about Neal Cotts…. Orioles looking for reliever who can get both sides out. — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger...
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Carlos Gonzalez to miss Wednesday’s game against the Cubs

getty images The Colorado Rockies will be without outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs. Gonzalez has been dealing with left knee soreness and rolled his ankle on Saturday. He should return to the Rockies lineup in a day or so. In 64 games this season Gonzalez is hitting .243/.294/.432 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI.
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Ives to be Dale Earnhardt Jr’s crew chief in 2015

On Wednesday Hendrick Motorsports announced that Greg Ives would be the crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Ives currently serves as the crew chief of the No. 9 driven by Chase Elliott in the Nationwide Series. “This is an incredible opportunity for me and my family,” Ives said. “Dale Jr. and I have a great relationship from being...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians could move Justin Masterson and Asdrubal Cabrera

Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America With both Justin Masterson and Asdrubal Cabrera set to become free agents at the end of the season the Cleveland Indians could look to move both players. Buster Olney of ESPN writes that others believe that the Indians are ready to move both Cabrera and Masterson. Perception of the Indians continues to be that they are ready to move...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins lose offensive lineman Sam Brenner in practice

The Miami Dolphins lost backup center Sam Brenner during an 11-on-11 drill on Tuesday. Brenner was taken off the practice field on a cart with his right shoe removed. A second-year player who was undrafted out of Utah last season, Brenner started four games as a rookie last season. Backup C Sam Brenner is leaving the field on a cart. — Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) July 29...
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Ryan Williams being viewed as longshot to make Cowboys roster

Ryan Williams is considered a longshot to make the Dallas Cowboys’ 53-man roster because he is not a good special teams player according to the Dallas Morning News. Williams, 24, was signed by the Cowboys in the offseason after he was let go by the Arizona Cardinals. Drafted with the No. 38 overall pick, Williams missed his entire rookie season with a ruptured right patellar tendon...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Maaco to be featured on Jeff Gordon’s car at Pocono (photos)

Jeff Gordon captured his fifth win at the Brickyard on Sunday. Now the driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet SS will hit the triangular track of Pocono Raceway, a track he has six career wins at, for the running of the GoBowling.com 400. Joining Axalta on Gordon’s car will be Maaco. Maaco has been helping customers with their automotive repair needs since 1972 and will occupy the rear...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Analysis: Chris Ivory to be goal line vulture for Jets

Those looking for fantasy running options may want to keep an eye on Chris Ivory of the New York Jets. While Chris Johnson may was added over the offseason that does not mean that he will be the one toting the football across the goal line. In fact it appears that Chris Ivory is the favorite thus far. “If we were playing tomorrow, Chris Ivory would be on the goal line, obviously...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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