Jon Lester Scratched From Start, Trade Imminent?

The Boston Red Sox, who as of Tuesday are 11.5 games back of the Orioles for 1st in the AL East, have scratched Jon Lester from his scheduled Wednesday start against the Blue Jays. #RedSox announce that they have scratched Lester from his start tomorrow. Workman taking his turn. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 30, […] The post Jon Lester Scratched From Start, Trade Imminent...
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Say Goodbye to Bucky

I’m sure Clay Buchholz is a good and decent man. He appears to be happily married with a 4-year-old daughter. He does a lot of charity work. He has never been considered a clubhouse distraction. I have come to the conclusion, however, that this should be his last year with the Red Sox, no matter what happens to Jon Lester. The ups and downs of Buchholz’s career are well-documented...
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Trio of Home Runs Lifts Cole Hamels, Phillies Over New York Nemesis

Cole Hamels may have made his final start in Phillies red on Tuesday Photo: Philliedelphia/Andrew Gillen Well folks, this was it (possibly). On this night, Tuesday, July 29th of the year 2014, one Colbert Hamels made his final start as a Philadelphia Phillie (maybe). By Thursday, the California Kid will...
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Cobb's strikeouts lead Rays over Brewers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays' 11th win in 12 games. Zobrist hit his ninth home run in the sixth inning for the only run off Milwaukee starter Matt Garza. Zobrist's double in the eighth off reliever...
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Marlins beat Nationals for 6th straight win, return to .500

MIAMI (AP) -- Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs as the Marlins won for the ninth time in 10 games and evened their record at 53-53. Alvarez (8-5) gave up three hits and issued a season-high four walks in seven innings. He...
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7/29 Recap: Indians Hitters & Pitchers Both Come Up Short

Player of the Game The Indians LOOGY turned long reliever tonight as Nick Hagadone threw 2.1 innings, striking out three and allowing just one hit. Hagadone came in for Trevor Bauer in the fifth and the Indians needed a few scoreless innings just to keep things within reaching distance. His one hit allowed was triple against his last batter faced as he threw 29 pitches (20 strikes...
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Seattle Swats Tribe to Another Loss with Big Inning; Mariners 5, Indians 2

Runs were expected to be at a minimum in the first game of a couple strong pitching matchups to open the series, but it was just Cleveland scuffling to tally runs on Tuesday evening. Trevor Bauer and Hisashi Iwakuma locked up in an early pitcher’s duel, but the veteran Iwakuma showed his mettle against the youngster Bauer, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win in the opener...
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Ben Zobrist, Alex Cobb keep Rays rolling past Brewers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays' 11th win in 12 games. Zobrist hit his ninth home run in the sixth inning for the only run off Milwaukee starter Matt Garza. Zobrist's double in the eighth off reliever...
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This Date In Royals History–July 29, 2000

2000: Two solo home runs were all Tampa Bay needed to defeat the Royals 2-1 at Kauffman Stadium.Royals starter Mac Suzuki pitched eight strong innings, allowing just four hits and four walks while striking out eight. But John Flaherty homered with two outs and no on one in the seventh to break a scoreless tie, and Greg Vaughn homered with two outs in the eighth to give the Devil...
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Matt Cain to visit Dr. James Andrews

San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain is making a trip that not many athletes want to make. According to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area, Cain will visit Dr. James Andrews, to have Andrews examine his ailing elbow. Cain has been on the DL  since July 21, with inflammation in his elbow. Giants source confirms […]
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Blast Off

One night after scoring one run on 13 hits, the Phillies used the long ball to help fend off the Mets tonight. The Phils had only one extra base hit last night, but benefited from four tonight. They scored six runs tonight via the home run. Jimmy Rollins began the scoring with a solo home […]
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Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona shopping Gerardo Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks figure to be very busy in trade discussions as the July 31 trade deadline draws closer. They are reportedly listening on Addison Reed, Aaron Hill, Martin Prado, Josh Collmenter, and Oliver Perez, as notes, but they are said to be shopping another one of their players.Jerry Crasnick of was told by an MLB executive that the Diamondbacks...
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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 0

The Mets (51-56) were shutout by the Phillies (47-60) on Tuesday night, losing 6-0 at Citi Field. Dillon Gee got the start for the Mets and was pretty solid, but his final line won’t reflect that. Dillon was charged with 5 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks in 6.2 innings in which he struck out 2 batters and threw 102 pitches. Cole Hamels was, for a change, very good against the Mets in...
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Watch: Anthony Rendon yawns in the batter’s box between pitches

Anthony Rendon tried to tell us that baseball is boring to him. Did we listen? After tonight it’s simple, baseball must be boring (at least to Rendon) That’s right, that’s a yawn. In a one-run game in the eighth inning with a full count, Rendon couldn’t contain his boredom even while in the batter’s box. His yawn comes nearly two weeks after he called baseball “boring...
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Reds shutout Diamondbacks 3-0

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run -- a rare commodity for the Reds these days -- leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The Reds won for only the second time in 11 games since the All-Star break. The offense has been the biggest problem, scoring only 20 runs -- by far the fewest in the...
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Could the Colorado Rockies Deal Carlos Gonzalez?

It’s been a rough year for the Colorado Rockies. They got out to a nice start, but things have been downhill from there. As of now they own a 43-62 record, which puts them in last place in the NL West. While they have several attractive trade chips, the front office and ownership are seemingly at odds with regards to whether or not they should be traded. Carlos Gonzalez has been...
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VIDEO: Casey McGehee makes sensational leaping grab

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Sneak peek: Albert Pujols Celebrity Golf Classic

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Bruce on bereavement list after death of grandfather

CINCINNATI -- The Reds will be without right fielder Jay Bruce for the next few games following the death of Bruce's grandfather. The Reds placed Bruce on the bereavement list prior to Tuesday night's game against Arizona at Great American Ball Park. Bruce has informed team officials that he expects to return to the team Friday in Miami where it will be playing against the...
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Vote: Which High Profile Starter Is Most Likely To Be Traded By Thursday’s Deadline?

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching, and there are several high-profile starting pitchers involved in rumors. One big name that could be on the move is Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels, who’s 5-5 with a 2.57 earned run average for the struggling NL East club. The 30-year-old is available, but the price to acquire him is steep, per FOX Sports’...
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Rays Rumors: Tampa Bay 'talking and willing' to trade David Price

The Tampa Bay Rays are going to have to decide in the next day or so whether or not they will trade star left-handed pitcher David Price. All indications are that they will keep him, but it is still a possibility that they trade him.The Rays are "talking and willing" to trade Price, a Rays-connected source told Jon Heyman of / gettyimages.comIf...
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Braves @ Dodgers July 29, 2014: Send A Search Party For Andre Ethier

Braves Dodgers 7:10pm PT Los Angeles, CA CF B.Upton 2B Gordon 2B La Stella CF Puig 1B Freeman SS Gonzalez LF J.Upton 1B Ramirez C Gattis LF Crawford 3B Johnson RF Kemp RF Doumit 3B Uribe SS Simmons C Butera P Harang (R) P Beckett(R) For the first time in 16...
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Boston Red Sox: Blue Jays Down Sox 4-2 Behind Stroman

Marcus Stroman pitched six innings of no-hit ball last week against Boston and he was dominant again Tuesday, holding the Sox to one run over seven innings for his 7th victory of the campaign.  
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Philly blockbuster could disrupt quiet deadline

The Tampa Bay Rays want to do it, but come on, man, how can they? The Boston Red Sox don't really want to do it from an emotional standpoint, but from the business side, they've got no choice. The Philadelphia Phillies sort of want to do it, know they don't have to, but are wondering if they should really should. Welcome to the dwindling hours of Major League Baseball...
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Jack White chills out with Santa Claus at Tigers game (Video)

Rocker Jack White spent some quality time with Santa Claus at Tuesday night's Detroit Tigers game as Comerica Park held their annual "Christmas in July".As part of the festivities, White threw out the ceremonial first pitch with Santa playing catcher.Afterwards, White seemed to be in a playful mood as he took a photo with Santa and the Tigers mascot, Paws:Santa Claus...
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