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St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Baseball notes: Mariners' Cano suspended for 80 games  —  Seattle Mariners All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano was suspended 80 games for violating baseball's joint drug agreement.  Major League Baseball announced the suspension Tuesday, a stunning development for the stalwart in the middle …
Discussion: Associated Press
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Richard Morin / Arizona Republic:   Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Bob McManaman / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Robinson Cano suspended 80 games by MLB for performance-enhancing drug violation
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Robinson Cano's PED bust ruins his rep - and leaves Mariners with soiled, $24 million star
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Jorge L. Ortiz / USA Today:   Five truths at the quarter mark of the MLB season
Detroit Free Press:
Next Slide  —  John Hicks smiled when asked if he's having the time of his life.  —  Hicks continued a blistering May at the plate by going 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the Detroit Tigers' 9-8 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.  —  With veteran first baseman …
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Dave Hogg / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Tigers rally vs Andrew Miller for 9-8 win over Indians
Discussion: Bless You Boys
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera ‘so mad’ about Robinson Canó suspension
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera won't play until hamstring fully healed
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Alan Saunders / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Pirates, Williams send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games  —  Trevor Williams scattered six hits in seven innings,  —  Adam Frazier homered to start a four-run first, and the  —  White Sox 7-0 Tuesday night to send Chicago to its worst start since 1948.  —  Chicago has lost eight of nine …
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
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Associated Press:
White Sox push back Fulmer's next start  —  PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have pushed back Carson Fulmer's next turn in their rotation and plan to give Hector Santiago a spot start.  —  Fulmer was originally scheduled to pitch Wednesday at Pittsburgh, but instead will go Friday against Texas.
Discussion: South Side Sox
ESPN:
Yoan Moncada returns from DL
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
Mike Berardino / Twin Cities:
Byron Buxton gives Twins much-needed jolt in 4-1 win over Cardinals  —  Byron Buxton may be playing through a hairline fracture in his left big toe, but his game-changing speed remains.  —  The fleet center fielder reminded everyone of that fact in Tuesday's pivotal seventh inning …
Discussion: Twinkie Town
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Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Bader sticks in right field, and Carpenter returns to first base vs. Twins  —  MINNEAPOLIS  • When considering access the designated hitter for this short, two-day cameo appearance in the Twin Cities, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny suggested he would use it as a chance to fit in all the bats …
Discussion: Viva El Birdos
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Cardinals prepping for Martinez to meet weekend start, too
Bernie Wilson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Lyles comes within 5 outs of Padres' first perfect game  —  SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Jordan Lyles came within five outs of the first perfect game in San Diego Padres history before allowing a single to Trevor Story in a 4-0 victory against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday.
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Bernie Wilson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Lyles comes within 5 outs of Padres' first no-hitter
Associated Press:   Padres place rookie lefty Lucchesi on disabled list
Paul Newberry / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Cubs throw out 2 runners at home, rally to beat Braves 3-2  —  Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish (11) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  —  Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman …
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Paul Newberry / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Cubs throw out 2 runners at home, rally to beat Braves 3-2
Discussion: Talking Chop
ESPN:
Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt to have season-ending shoulder surgery  —  Milwaukee Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt, who was close to rejoining the team after injuring his shoulder in spring training, instead will have surgery this week that will sideline the 33-year-old veteran for the season.
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Stephen Vogt To Undergo Shoulder Surgery
Discussion: Al's Ramblings
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Adrian Beltre goes back on DL with hamstring injury  —  Adrian Beltre's return from the disabled list lasted just five games.  —  The  —  Texas Rangers put the third baseman back on the DL on Tuesday, two days after he aggravated his left hamstring injury.  —  Beltre landed on the DL for the fourth time in two seasons.
ESPN:
MRI shows Mets' Yoenis Cespedes has right hip strain  —  Yoenis Cespedes of the New York Mets underwent an MRI on Tuesday that revealed a mild strain of his right hip, and the team has discussed with the outfielder the possibility he will be placed on the disabled list, general manager Sandy Alderson said Tuesday.
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Danny Abriano / SNY:
Mets Memories: The acquisition of Noah Syndergaard from the Blue Jays
ESPN:
Angels tweak batting order, move up Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani  —  Shohei Ohtani is moving on up.  —  The Los Angeles Angels' two-way sensation is hitting second Tuesday night against the Houston Astros in Anaheim, the first time he's been in that spot in his career.  —  EDITOR'S PICKS
Discussion: baseballmusings.com and 12up
Associated Press:
Joe hits walk-off single, Tulsa beats Springfield 8-7  —  TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Connor Joe hit a walk-off single, as the Tulsa Drillers beat the Springfield Cardinals 8-7 on Tuesday.  —  Zach Reks scored the game-winning run after he reached base on an error and advanced to third following singles by Luke Raley and DJ Peters.
Associated Press:
Gamboa scores winning run, Clearwater beats Palm Beach 11-10 in walk-off finish  —  CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Darick Hall hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Arquimedes Gamboa with the winning run in the seventh inning, as the Clearwater Threshers topped the Palm Beach Cardinals 11-10 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Venters gets first win since 2012, Rays beat Royals  —  Joey Wendle's go-ahead hit in the ninth inning gave  —  Jonny Venters another first in his remarkable major league return.  —  Wendle drove in the winning run to get Venters his first victory since 2012, and the  —  Tampa Bay Rays beat the
Discussion: DRaysBay
Eddie MatzESPN Senior / ESPN:
Bryce Harper focused on being a National, not upcoming free agency  —  WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper didn't walk out the door.  But he didn't walk into a trap either.  —  “I'm a National now,” said Harper on Tuesday afternoon, when asked about his future prior to Washington's series opener against the visiting New York Yankees.
Discussion: Bleacher Report
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
A.J. Pollock Out Four To Eight Weeks With Fractured Thumb  —  Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock has been diagnosed with an avulsion fracture of his left thumb, the Diamondbacks announced on Tuesday.  He's expected to miss between four and eight weeks, per manager Torey Lovullo.
 
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ESPN:
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