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While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 101 (SD at NYM)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (47-53) scored more runs than the New York Mets (52-48), 7-3, at Citi Field. Tyson Ross (7-8, 3.38) gave up just one run on two hits and four walks with five strikeouts in five innings. Lucas Duda was the entire...
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MLB Quick Hits: Trout still out

Our fantasy-related trade deadline tracker is up to date with the Cole Hamels trade, but not with the scuttled Carlos Gomez trade, or the neverending Mat Latos saga. As the 4 p.m. ET Friday deadline approaches, we'll keep you current on the fantasy impact of all the big deals. In other news ... Angels OF Mike Trout (wrist) missed another game on Wednesday, and didn't even attempt...
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Sandy Alderson says Twitter made Wilmer Flores cry

Um, uh, you know, uh, social media, um, uh, got ahead of itself and uh, that you know, uh made Wilmer Flores cry. Mets GM Sandy Alderson blames social media for Wilmer Flores crying during game. pic.twitter.com/O7ZnFrZFSf— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) July 30, 2015[Jimmy Traina]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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They ridicule us as "prospect-huggers," but the price of any Yankee deal had better be right

There's an insult common to Yankee message boards: "Prospect-hugger." It stems from the 1980s phrase "tree-hugger," which was the coal industry's Limbaughian, bumper-sticker way to dismiss environmental causes. You don't like shorn-off mountains or rivers of arsenic? You're one a them tree-huggers. Get a job, hippie.So we now have "prospect-huggers," according to the...
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Baseball Profcast: Hamels Shipped South

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 245, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) discuss some fantasy news and answer some listener questions. Topics include: Evaluating how Cole Hamels will perform in Texas Whether Alex Wood will turn things around in L.A. Whether Hector Olivera will find at-bats with the Braves Breaking down...
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Cardinals’ Matt Holliday re-injures quad, return to DL likely

Heading toward Friday’s trade deadline, getting a starting pitcher seemed to be the focus for the St. Louis Cardinals. But now, acquiring an outfielder might become more of a priority. Matt Holliday, who just returned from the disabled list, suffered a strained quad muscle running to first base during Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to the Reds. He grabbed his leg in pain before reaching...
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Cardinals’ Matt Holliday re-injures quad, return to DL likely

Heading toward Friday’s trade deadline, getting a starting pitcher seemed to be the focus for the St. Louis Cardinals. But now, acquiring an outfielder might become more of a priority. Matt Holliday, who just returned from the disabled list, suffered a strained quad muscle running to first base during Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to the Reds. He grabbed his leg in pain before reaching...
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Tribe Ends Skid With Offensive Outburst; Indians 12, Royals 1

The Indians bats broke out of a slump with a 12-run, 18-hit day in the Tribe’s 12-1 win over Kansas City on Wednesday afternoon in front of 19,767 fans. The Indians ended a six-game losing streak with the victory. Corey Kluber was his usual self, throwing a complete game and allowing just one run while striking out six. Kluber has the second-lowest run support on the Majors, but...
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Getting to Know the A’s Hot New Prospects

It’s been a busy week for the A’s – and for A’s fans trying to keep up with all the team’s latest acquisitions. The bottom line is that the A’s dealt Ben Zobrist and pitchers Scott Kazmir and Tyler Clippard for four pitching prospects and a young catching prospect – all between the ages of 20 and 25. With the A’s not looking like a winning team this year and the players...
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Did Mets manager Terry Collins out Wilmer Flores as gay?

With mushmouth NY Mets manager, one can never be sure but it certainly sounds like he said, of Wilmer Flores and his tears, "Here's a gay kid in the middle of a game."That may be Gawker level of bad right there folks.[Jared Max]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Official Video: Mets Wilmer Flores remains in game, fights through tears, isn't traded after all

Leave it to the NY Mets to leave a potential trade piece, shortstop Wilmer Flores, in a game risking injury...and later possibly out him as homosexual because he was crying about moving.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Chris Tillman continues to show Orioles can count on him

It is July 30th, and the Baltimore Orioles’ Opening Day starter, Chris Tillman has an 8-7 record and a 4.35 ERA. Uh oh, right? Well, not exactly. Last night, Tillman turned in his third consecutive outstanding start following the All-Star break. In his three starts against the Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays, and Atlanta Braves, the tall right-hander has allowed just one earned...
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The 2015 Trade Deadline: Some Rumors Ain't Worth A Damn

The Yankees' weakest link reared its ugly head last night, as Masahiro Tanaka failed to protect a 2-run lead, leading to a 5-2 loss to the Rangers. As I write this, there is still no word about whether or not the Yankees will make a deadline deal for a starting pitcher. If you believe the rumors, the Rangers are about to make a HUGE deal for a starting pitcher: Cole Hamels. However...
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'Jeopardy!' throws contestants a curve with Troy Tulowitzki question

Troy Tulowitzki did his part to help complete an answer for "Jeopardy!" contestants Wednesday night. Unfortunately, for Alex Trebek and his writers, the question was just a little outdated — and for the wrong team. That's because "Mile high" is a clever "Jeopardy!" hint for Colorado and the shortstop was traded to Toronto the day before. Question on Jeopardy tonight was...
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Enrique Hernandez showered with bananas during postgame interview (Video)

Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez was showered with bananas by teammates during a postgame interview following Wednesday night's win over Oakland. Hernandez came into the game as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning and hit a go-ahead 2-run double in the seventh inning. The Dodgers went on to win the game 10-7 and "rewarded" Hernandez after the game with a new twist...
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Preview: Brewers vs. Cubs

Jake Arrieta was overshadowed by a no-hitter the last time out, and while his next opponent hasn't quite been on that level, he is enjoying maybe the best starting span of his career. Jimmy Nelson will try to continue finding his way Thursday night as the visiting Chicago Cubs attempt to figure out the last-place Milwaukee Brewers. While Nelson is 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA in his last...
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Preview: Twins vs. Mariners

Phil Hughes has regained the form that made his first season with the Minnesota Twins such a success, and the approach he takes is one J.A. Happ could employ to work through recent struggles. Two pitchers displaying very different command in recent starts face off Thursday night with the Twins hoping to halt a four-game losing streak with the Seattle Mariners in town. Hughes (9-6...
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Preview: Brewers vs. Cubs

Jake Arrieta was overshadowed by a no-hitter the last time out, and while his next opponent hasn't quite been on that level, he is enjoying maybe the best starting span of his career. Jimmy Nelson will try to continue finding his way Thursday night as the visiting Chicago Cubs attempt to figure out the last-place Milwaukee Brewers. While Nelson is 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA in his last...
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Preview: Twins vs. Mariners

Phil Hughes has regained the form that made his first season with the Minnesota Twins such a success, and the approach he takes is one J.A. Happ could employ to work through recent struggles. Two pitchers displaying very different command in recent starts face off Thursday night with the Twins hoping to halt a four-game losing streak with the Seattle Mariners in town. Hughes (9-6...
Via Fox Sports North
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Halo Headlines: Trout remains out, Stoneman still exploring trade options

The July 30th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Trout remains out, Stoneman still exploring trade options and much more… The Story: Mike Trout sat out last night’s game due to his wrist.The Monkey Says: This is getting a little scary because the team is talking about giving him a few days off now so he can avoid the DL and potentially missing a few weeks...
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Wednesday, July 29th: Ryon Healy’s 5 Hits Help Hounds Win 5th Straight while Matt Chapman Hits 22nd HR in Ports Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Third Baseman Ryon Healy (5 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  5 Frisco RoughRiders       4 WP – Sanchez 8-7 / 5.02 HR – Healy (7) Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Ryon Healy (5 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs) Third baseman Ryon Healy had a big night at the plate for the RockHounds on Wednesday...
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Prospects in Hamels deal give Phils bright future

The Phillies have waited and waited and waited to get the best deal possible for Cole Hamels, one that could help restock an organization thin on talent in the Majors and Minors. They finally did so Wednesday, consummating an eight-player deal with the...
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Kershaw scratched from start, eyes Friday return

  Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw was scratched from his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday due to hip soreness. Kershaw is expected to start Friday in the Freeway Series opener against the Los Angeles Angels, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said during batting practice. Mike Bolsinger (5-3) stepped in for the start against the A's, giving up two runs...
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Astros regain lead in AL West with 6-3 win over Angels

HOUSTON The Houston Astros are back in first place in the American League West — the first time they have led their division this late in the season in 12 years. Rookie Lance McCullers pitched seven solid innings and Preston Tucker and Jon Singleton homered to help the Astros to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night that regained the division lead for them...
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Series Preview: Royals at Toronto Blue Jays, July 30-August 2

The Kansas City Royals head north of the border to visit the Toronto Blue Jays as the two teams look to show off their new players they’ve acquired recently. The Blue Jays have one of the best run differentials in baseball, but have hovered around .500 for much of the year. Actually, the only reason […]
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