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Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Rangers Reaction: Whatever is going on with Napoli is a bit peculiar  —  ARLINGTON  —  Long season, long games, long daily media briefings, few answers — hopefully manager Jeff Banister found his happy place at some point during the Texas Rangers' 10-3 loss Tuesday night.
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Baseball notebook: Opening day in 2018 will mark a first in MLB history  —  Major League Baseball released its 2018 regular-season schedule on Tuesday with a wrinkle that hasn't been seen in 50 years.  —  All 30 teams will begin their respective season on March 29, marking …
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Here's why the Rangers called up Calhoun and what will keep him in the majors  —  ARLINGTON  —  The prospect, the centerpiece of the Yu Darvish trade, is going to play and play regularly.  —  The Rangers think he is going to hit and hit regularly, so much so that they told him Monday night …
ESPN:
Adrian Beltre (hamstring) returns early from DL on same night Willie Calhoun makes debut
Discussion: Associated Press
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Calhoun promotion ends Ross' time with Rangers
Jerry Beach / UPI:
Adeiny Hechavarria lifts Tampa Bay Rays to close win over New York Yankees  —  NEW YORK — Adeiny Hechavarria's one-out homer in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night snapped a tie and lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees at Citi Field.
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Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:
Sonny Gray gets no run support, gives up late home run as Yankees lose to Rays, 2-1  —  Sonny Gray pitched well, but got no run support.  —  What else is new?  —  Gray surrendered a solo homer to Adeiny Hechavarria on a hanging breaking ball with one out in the eighth inning …
Scott LauberESPN / ESPN:
Rays plan to go home to Tampa on Wednesday, host Red Sox on Friday
Discussion: Over the Monster
ESPN:   Surreal scenes from Citi Field: ‘Weird’ week begins as Yankees play Rays on Mets' turf
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Robert Gsellman struggles in loss to Cubs that guarantees Mets won't finish over .500  —  CHICAGO — Robert Gsellman struggled to just get through four innings, the Mets offense was too little too late and they lost to the Cubs 8-3 at Wrigley Field.  —  It was the Mets second straight loss and their 81st loss of the season.
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Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
Joe Maddon highly doubtful Jake Arrieta can return against Cardinals  —  Cubs starter Jake Arrieta plays catch before the Cubs played the Mets at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.  (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)  —  Chicago Tribune  —  The possibility of Jake Arrieta returning …
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   Willson Contreras, Kyle Schwarber return to Cubs' lineup
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:
An outside-the-box lineup to fix the Cubs' stagnant offense
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune:
White Sox keep hitting, but comeback falls short in 4-3 loss to Royals  —  White Sox starter Dylan Covey discusses his outing and the team's loss to Royals on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.  (Chris Kuc/Chicago Tribune)  —  Chicago Tribune  —  Jose Abreu stepped to the plate in the ninth inning …
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Fox News:
Royals need another solid start from Gaviglio against White Sox
Alan Eskew / UPI:   Kansas City Royals: Brandon Moss slams Chicago White Sox
USA Today:
Free baseball! Oakland A's charging no admission to 2018 game against White Sox
Discussion: MLB on Yahoo! Sports
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:
How soon before Tigers can be contenders again?  Use Indians as template  —  CLEVELAND - There is a blueprint here, on the banks of Lake Erie, where the Indians are bulldozing their way to a second consecutive American League Central Division championship — and the history books.
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Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers show fight but can't get win; Indians win 20th straight  —  The Indians won their 20th straight game, tying an AL record, by beating the Tigers in a well-played baseball game at Progressive Field, 2-0.  —  CONNECT  —  CLEVELAND - The game started on the right foot.
ESPN:   Jose Ramirez in Indians lineup night after exiting game
Joe Lyons / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Molina's 2-run double puts Cards on top 2-1 after an inning  —  After falling behind, the Cardinals responded with two runs in the bottom of the first to take a 2-1 lead over the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium.  —  After Matt Carpenter walked and Tommy Pham reached on an error …
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Joe Lyons / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Pham returns to lineup for streaking Cards; Bader plays center
Discussion: MLB on Yahoo! Sports
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Reds Designate Barrett Astin For Assignment
Discussion: Red Reporter
Stephen Whyno / The Charlotte Observer:
After helping Nats clinch, Braves rout NL East champs 8-0  —  WASHINGTON  —  Two days after helping the Washington Nationals clinch, the Atlanta Braves kept the NL East champions from taking another step toward home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
Discussion: Talking Chop
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ESPN:
Option vests for Nationals' Gio Gonzalez, securing $12M payday
Discussion: MLB on Yahoo! Sports
Neil Greenberg / Washington Post:
The Nationals should forget about catching the Dodgers and plan for the postseason
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
Ken Davidoff / New York Post:
MLB to start sooner than ever next year as schedule is revealed  —  Opening Day at Yankee Stadium this year.  —  Anthony J. Causi  —  CHICAGO — Don't book your spring break travel too late on the 2018 calendar — unless you're all right missing Opening Day.
Discussion: baseballmusings.com
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Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:   Yankees to open 2018 season in Toronto, home opener is April 2 vs. Rays
Scott LauberESPN / ESPN:
Red Sox hopeful Eduardo Nunez returns from knee injury by season's end  —  BOSTON — Eduardo Nunez pointed to his right knee, smiled and spoke of how lucky he felt that the injury wasn't a few inches closer to his kneecap.  —  “If it was over here, it would be the rest of this year,” Nunez said, “and most of next year.”
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Mets ‘concerned’ over Erik Goeddel's possible vertigo issues  —  CHICAGO — Erik Goeddel was left behind in New York to be seen by team doctors after suffering dizziness and blurred vision for several days.  The right-handed reliever has experienced symptoms similar to vertigo …
Arizona Republic:
Wednesday's game  —  Rockies at Diamondbacks  —  Where: Chase Field (Roof hotline: 602-462-6262).  —  Pitchers: Diamondbacks LHP Patrick Corbin (13-12, 4.16) vs. Rockies RHP German Marquez (10-6, 4.27).  —  TV/Radio: FSAZ/KMVP-FM (98.7), KHOV-FM (105.1).
 
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