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2:54 PM ET Mike Trout has been trying to get back in the lineup, but that plan will be put on hold because the Los Angeles Angels slugger will have surgery on his foot. The team announced that Trout will have a thickening of tissue around the nerves — a Morton’s neuroma — in the
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7:16 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Ryan Braun honored injured teammate Christian Yelich the past two days by wearing his No. 22 jersey underneath his own. Braun then put on a Yelich-like performance Thursday, hitting a two-run homer that helped the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 to complete a four-game sweep that
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11:26 AM ET Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Christian Yelich does not need surgery on his fractured right kneecap and is not expected to suffer any long-term effects from the injury. Brewers general manager David Stearns told reporters Thursday that Yelich’s leg will be “immobilized for a while,” saying the expected recovery time frame is eight
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1:46 AM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Cleveland Indians have dealt with plenty of injuries and adversity this season. They will be dealing with more going into a key series. All-Star closer Brad Hand was sent back to Cleveland on Wednesday for an MRI on his left arm. Manager Terry Francona said after
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5:28 PM ET New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard downplayed a report that he was “livid” over having to throw to catcher Wilson Ramos during his start on Sunday and said his bad splits with Ramos at catcher are “on me.” The New York Post reported on Monday that Syndergaard had confronted manager Mickey Callaway
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9:00 AM ET Sam MillerESPN.com Close ESPN baseball columnist/feature writerFormer editor-in-chief of Baseball ProspectusCo-author of “The Only Rule Is It Has To Work” Pedro Martinez was, from 1997 through 2003, the greatest pitcher in major league history. Other pitchers had better careers — longer careers — but nobody was better for a sustained period of
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3:37 AM ET SAN DIEGO — Chicago Cubs shortstop prospect Nico Hoerner was on his couch in Northern California on Sunday. On Monday, he was making history. Hoerner became the second Cub since 1920 to debut with at least three hits and four RBIs in a 10-2 win over the San Diego Padres. Hoerner had
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