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Jon Heyman / CBSSports.com:
The Mets have enhanced their inconsistent offense with the additions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson but still have their sights clearly on a big bat, with Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce among the better targets.  —  The Mets, now only a game …
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Medical Concerns Derailed Carlos Gomez-Mets Deal; Brewers Still Plan To Trade Him  —  11:45pm: Agent Scott Boras adamantly denied that anything is wrong with Gomez from a health standpoint. … 11:17pm: Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports tweets that it was actually the Mets who backed out of the deal due to concerns over Gomez's hip.
Metsblog:
Mets Trade Rumors: Mets and Brewers continue to talk...  Latest Update  —  The talks between the Mets and Brewers don't appear to be focused on OF Carlos Gomez, according to the NY Post's Mike Puma (July 29, 6:02 pm).  —  Puma reported earlier on Wednesday that “there has been much recent talk between the Mets and Brewers.”
Seth Berkman / New York Times:
A Trade Deal Falls Apart and a Mets Player Is Left Shaken
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Rangers To Acquire Cole Hamels In Eight-Player Deal  —  After months of rumors, Phillies ace Cole Hamels has reportedly been traded to the Rangers in an eight-player deal.  The Rangers acquired Hamels, reliever Jake Diekman, and $9.5MM in cash for veteran lefty Matt Harrison …
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ESPN:
Rangers get Cole Hamels, reliever for lefty Matt Harrison, 5 prospects  —  6h - MLB COLE HAMELS MATT HARRISON JAKE DIEKMAN JORGE ALFARO TEXAS RANGERS PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES + more  —  ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe discusses the trade that reportedly sends pitcher Cole Hamels to Texas …
Discussion: Bleacher Report and ESPN
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:NEW!
Cardinals To Acquire Brandon Moss  —  The Cardinals will acquire first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss from the Indians in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Rob Kaminsky, reports Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Twitter link).  SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reported late …
Discussion: MLB Daily Dish and Al's Ramblings
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Associated Press:
Upton, Solarte Lead Padres Over Mets  —  NEW YORK — Justin Upton homered and drove in three runs and Yonder Alonso also connected as the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night despite three long balls from Lucas Duda.  —  Duda hit the first of his home runs leading off …
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Adam Rubin / ESPN:
Mets' Jenrry Mejia suspended for second time this season
Jayson Stark / ESPN:
Tigers to ‘reboot,’ listening on offers for David Price, others  —  8m - MLB DAVID PRICE YOENIS CESPEDES JOAKIM SORIA ALEX AVILA ALFREDO SIMON RAJAI DAVIS DETROIT TIGERS CHICAGO CUBS LOS ANGELES DODGERS TORONTO BLUE JAYS NEW YORK YANKEES + more  —  Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield look …
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Associated Press:
Verlander Outlasts Archer, Tigers Beat Rays 2-1
Discussion: Bless You Boys and Yahoo Sports
Associated Press:
Tillman Allows 4 Hits as Orioles Beat Braves 2-0 for Sweep  —  BALTIMORE — Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
Discussion: Camden Chat
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Braves lefty Banuelos has elbow bone spur
Discussion: Talking Chop
Kevin Modelski / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Holliday leaves game with possible quad strain  —  Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday left Wednesday night's game in the bottom of the first inning with a possible right quadriceps strain.  —  Holliday grounded into a double play during his at-bat against the Cincinnati Reds …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Cards, Fox Sports Midwest reach lucrative TV deal  —  Capitalizing on their history of success and baseball's skyrocketing value as real-time TV, the Cardinals have reached a deal with Fox Sports Midwest that will guarantee the team more than $1 billion and assert for years to come their televised presence in a broad, devoted region.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Daryl Van Schouwen / Chicago:
White Sox clobber Red Sox for seventh consecutive victory  —  BOSTON — The White Sox hit 'em early and often — once again — in a 9-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox Wednesday at Fenway Park that ran their winning streak to a season-best seven games.  —  Adam Eaton went deep against Rick Porcello …
 
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