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WATCH: New York Yankees Catcher Gets Nailed in the Family Jewels With Foul Tip

Tuesday night guys everywhere certainly felt for New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli. The man was squating behind the plate--just doing his job--prepared to catch the ball when the batter grazed the ball. It was just enough to change the trajectory of the ball and send it somewhere no pitch should ever go.We feel for you man. We feel for you. Loading...
Via FatManWriting
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Yankees game 131: Third inning hit parade fuels the win

#454267414 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 8 — Detroit Tigers 4 An unbelievable third inning was enough for a Yankees win. Despite getting a pair of hits in the first inning against David Price, the former Rays pitcher now Tigers pitcher would strike out three to keep the Yankees off the scoreboard. It would take the lefty 28 pitches though. Shane Greene would walk the first...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
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Eaton and Abreu Haunt Tribe; White Sox 3, Indians 2

A pair of outstanding offseason acquisitions continued to pay big dividends for the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday evening, as both Adam Eaton and Jose Abreu used big games to help the ChiSox defeat the Cleveland Indians by a score of 3-2. The Indians got a solid start from their best pitcher, Corey Kluber, but there was not enough offensive support to give their ace his 14th victory...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Van Slyke leaves game with apparent ankle injury

PHOENIX (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's game against Arizona with an apparent right ankle injury. Van Slyke was hurt in the fourth inning when planted his foot to throw the ball to the infield after Alfredo Marte's base hit. Van Slyke doubled over in pain for a moment, then was able to get to his feet and walk off. Van Slyke was...
Via AP on Fox
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Kansas City Royals Pitcher Wade Davis Does His Best Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn

There are certain things that happen in movies you do not expect to ever see in a real baseball game. No one will ever drop down and do pushups after hitting a pop fly. You'll never see a pitch fly by the play by play man's head, and you will never see someone throw what would be a strike if the batter was the Jolly Green Giant.Okay, maybe that last one you will see. Royals...
Via FatManWriting
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Royals use late charge to top Twins, 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2)...
Via AP on Fox
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Royals use late charge to top Twins, 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2)...
Via Fox Sports North
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Six-run 8th inning powers Royals two win over Twins

  Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched a perfect eighth...
Via AP on Fox
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Soler hits homer in first MLB at-bat, but Reds get win on Cubs' sloppy D

CINCINNATI -- Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single on Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler's first-at-bat homer and his RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Soler, a 22-year-old prospect from Cuba, was called up Wednesday after getting a nine-year, $30 million deal from the Cubs in 2012. He started in right...
Via AP on Fox
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WATCH: Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre Refuses to Let Robinson Cano Touch His Head

If there is one thing that can be considered an unquestionable fact about Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre it is this: the man does not want anyone touching his head. It doesn't matter if you are friend or foe either--he does not want anyone to do it. That of course means everyone has to try.The latest to try to torment Beltre was Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano ...
Via FatManWriting
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Mo’Ne Davis, Philadelphia LLWS Team Throw Out First-Pitch At Phillies Game

Mo’Ne Davis and the Taney Dragons threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday’s Philadelphia Phillies game. The post Mo’Ne Davis, Philadelphia LLWS Team Throw Out First-Pitch At Phillies Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Reds hang on for 7-5 win

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single on Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler's first-at-bat homer and his RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Soler, a 22-year-old prospect from Cuba, was called up Wednesday after getting a nine-year, $30 million deal from the Cubs in 2012. He started in...
Via AP on Fox
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Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer and Jimmy Rollins hit a solo shot to back Kyle Kendrick (7-11). The right-hander allowed four runs and seven hits in six...
Via AP on Fox
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Royals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched...
Via AP on Fox
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Royals score six runs in eighth to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched...
Via AP on Fox
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Orioles option Kevin Gausman to Gulf Coast League

getty images The Baltimore Orioles have sent starting pitcher Kevin Gausman to the Gulf Coast League. Before anyone loses their mind, the move was made so that the Orioles could add an additional arm to their bullpen. Gausman will return to the Orioles when rosters expand on Monday. The right handed Gausman pitched on Wednesday night against Tampa Bay lasting just four innings allowing...
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Royals score six runs in eighth to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak. Hayward connected on Wheeler's third pitch of the game for his 11th homer this season. After Wil Flores' home run tied the score in the second, the Braves went...
Via AP on Fox
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Reds hang on for 7-5 win

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single on Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler's first-at-bat homer and his RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Soler, a 22-year-old prospect from Cuba, was called up Wednesday after getting a nine-year, $30 million deal from the Cubs in 2012. He started in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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By the Numbers: Angels vs. Marlins

Game 132 of 162 Angel Stadium: Anaheim, CA, 7:05 PM PSTTV: Fox Sports WestPitching Matchup:LAA- LHP Hector Santiago (3-7 3.38 ERA)vs.MIA- RHP Henderson Alvarez (10-5 2.57 ERA) No Roster Moves TodayLineup: RF Kole CalhounCF Mike Trout1B Albert PujolsLF Josh HamiltonDH Howie KendrickSS Erick Aybar3B David FreeseC Chris Iannetta 2B Gordon BeckhamInteresting/Notable Statistics and...
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Andrelton Simmons Shows Off Unreal Range On Game-Saving Play

Your browser does not support iframes. Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons saved the game Wednesday against the New York Mets with a man on third base and the Braves up a run in the 8th. Watch the Derek Jeter like play by Simmons. The post Andrelton Simmons Shows Off Unreal Range On Game-Saving Play appeared first on Diehardsport.
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D-backs' Peralta 'throws' for the cycle

PHOENIX -- Some day, the way he is going, David Peralta will join the five other Diamondbacks who have hit for the cycle. His bat looks that good. That would cover him on each side of the ball. Peralta, a right fielder, has "thrown" for the cycle in a 10-game stretch, gunning out base runners at all four bases. Given the time frame, that may be as rare as a offensive cycle...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Took A Foul Tip To The Family Jewels

Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip where it hurts most during Wednesday’s game against the Tigers. To make matters worse, Cervelli doesn’t wear a cup. [Jimmy Traina] The post Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Took A Foul Tip To The Family Jewels appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Rockies place lefty Logan, catcher Rosario on DL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Colorado Rockies placed left-hander Boone Logan and catcher Wilin Rosario on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. Logan, on the disabled list for the third time this season, has left elbow inflammation for the second time and Rosario is nursing an inflamed left wrist. Logan is 2-3 with a 6.84 ERA in 35 relief appearances. Rosario has batted .248 with 10 home...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 2

The Mets (62-71) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (69-64) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 3-2 What you should know: Zack Wheeler pitched seven good innings for the Amazin’s, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits, while walking three and striking out seven. Julio Teheran was impressive for Atlanta as well, as he tossed 6.1 innings, allowing one run on three hits,...
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