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12:15 AM ET, June 13, 2018

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Pete Caldera / Daily Record:
Gary Sanchez gets extended break in midst of biggest slump as a Yankee  —  NEW YORK - Walking into the Yankees' clubhouse on Tuesday, Gary Sanchez didn't anticipate getting another day of rest.  —  Monday was an off date following Subway Series weekend and Sanchez figured his next break …
Discussion: Federal Baseball
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Pete Caldera / USA Today:
Could Bryce Harper be in the New York Yankees' plans?  —  NEW YORK — Hello, Bryce.  —  The Washington Nationals arrive at Yankee Stadium for a two-game series beginning tonight, and that means another chorus of a familiar question:  —  Could Harper make the Bronx his home beginning in 2019?
Coley HarveyESPN / ESPN:
Yanks turn to Jonathan Loaisiga to fill in for ailing Masahiro Tanaka
Mike Mazzeo / New York Daily News:   Jonathan Loaisiga set to make MLB debut for Yankees on Thursday
David O'Brien / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Foltynewicz exits early due to triceps tightness  —  Braves' emerging ace Mike Foltynewicz left Tuesday night's game against the game with right triceps tightness after five scoreless innings after working five scoreless against the Mets.  —  Foltnewycz, who allowed just two hits and no walks …
Discussion: Talking Chop and Amazin' Avenue
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SNY:
Mets' Syndergaard getting second opinion on finger  —  Alderson: 'We want to make sure the next step...is the right one"  —  Mets GM Sandy Alderson said RHP Noah Syndergaard will receive a second opinion on his right index finger Tuesday afternoon.  —  Alderson made sure to note …
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
Matt Ehalt / Daily Record:
Mets lose to Braves and may force Sandy Alderson to make difficult trades  —  ATLANTA — A season that started with such promise continues to head in the wrong direction with no quick remedy in sight.  Tuesday night, the Mets lost for the ninth time in 10 games, falling 8-2 to the pesky Braves at SunTrust Park.
Eduardo A. Encina / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles rookie David Hess schooled by Red Sox in 6-4 loss  —  After David Hess faced the Boston Red Sox last month at Fenway Park, he took many lessons from his second major league start, none more important than the fact that pitches left over the plate will easily leave the ballpark.
Discussion: Camden Chat
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Red Sox Acquire Eric Filia From Mariners
Discussion: Lookout Landing and NESN.com
David SchoenfieldESPN Senior / ESPN:
Steven Wright and his knuckleball could fill key role for Red Sox
Discussion: Over the Monster and NESN.com
Richard Morin / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates … The Pittsburgh Pirates weren't hiding the fact that right-hander Joe Musgrove intentionally plunked Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Owings on Monday night.  Are we in store for yet another hit-by-pitch feud between the two clubs?
Discussion: Deadspin
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Katherine Fitzgerald / Arizona Republic:   Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Jack Magruder / UPI:
Pirates, D-Backs engaged in eye-for-eye series
Discussion: AZ Snake Pit
Craig Davis / Baltimore Sun:
Trevor Richards notches first big-league win as Marlins down Giants again  —  Sun Sentinel  —  Trevor Richards had pitched well enough to earn his first big league win on two occasions.  —  The Marlins rookie even outdueled Clayton Kershaw in one game in Los Angeles while striking out 10, though he didn't figure in the decision.
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MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Marlins' Richards beats Giants for first win  —  Rookie right-hander Trevor Richards won his first major-league game, leading the  —  San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.  —  Making his seventh major-league start, Richards (1-3) overcame a wild start but allowed just two hits …
Tom Musick / UPI:
White Sox aim to halt Indians' hot streak  —  The Cleveland Indians will go for their sixth win in the past seven games when they square off against the Chicago White Sox in the second game of a four-game set at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday night.  —  Cleveland (35-29) …
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Teddy Greenstein / Chicago Tribune:   James Shields takes the mound for the White Sox against the Indians
Teddy Greenstein / Chicago Tribune:   Column: Is Lucas Giolito lucky or unlucky that the White Sox are leaving him up during their rebuild?
Phil Thompson / Chicago Tribune:
Cubs wives lose softball showdown with Brewers but win for RBI charity  —  Wives and girlfriends of Cubs players and coaches participate in the Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge at Helfaer Field on the grounds of Miller Park on June 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.  (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
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ESPN:
Nationals' Daniel Murphy reinstated after missing start of season  —  The Washington Nationals have reinstated second baseman Daniel Murphy, who has returned from rehab, manager Mike Rizzo announced on Tuesday.  —  Murphy, who had right knee surgery during the offseason, has missed the team's 64 games this season.
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Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Nationals Activate Daniel Murphy
Discussion: MLB Daily Dish
Toronto Sun:
Angels hope to gain ground on Mariners  —  The Los Angeles Angels can't afford to lose much more ground to the Seattle Mariners heading into the second game of their three-game series Tuesday night at Safeco Field in Seattle.  —  The Angels lost the series opener to the AL West-leading Mariners …
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Alex Butler / UPI:
Mike Trout: Angels star hits 459-foot bomb vs. Mariners
Discussion: Lookout Landing
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Miguel Cabrera To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery On Ruptured Biceps Tendon  —  The Tigers received brutal news on Tuesday, as first baseman Miguel Cabrera was diagnosed with a ruptured tendon in his left biceps that will require season-ending surgery to repair, manager Ron Gardenhire told reporters …
Casey L Moore / USA Today:
Daughter of Cardinals' Alex Reyes suffering from rare form of cancer  —  St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes has suffered through two frustrating season-ending injuries in as many years.  —  But that frustration doesn't compare to what Reyes is going through off the field.
David O'Brien / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Markakis, Braves react to huge support they're getting in All-Star voting  —  He has the sixth-most career hits among current major leaguers, the eighth-most walks, two Gold Gloves, and is arguably the active leader in stony-faced stares regardless of whether he just got hit by a pitch or hit a home run.
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
Cubs encouraged after Yu Darvish throws bullpen session  —  Cubs President Theo Epstein discusses Yu Darvish's bullpen session on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)  —  Chicago Tribune  —  After missing the entire 2015 season because of Tommy John surgery …
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Mark Didtler / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
6 Rays' pitchers combine for 5-hitter, beat Blue Jays 4-1  —  Wilson Ramos homered, six Tampa Bay relievers combined for a five-hitter and the  —  Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 on Tuesday night.  —  With right-handers  —  Chris Archer and Jake Faria on the disabled list, Tampa Bay is using relievers …
Discussion: DRaysBay and Bluebird Banter
 
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Rob Maaddi / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Nola fans 10, Kingery drives in 4 as Phils beat Rockies 5-4
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Steve Schuster / Toronto Sun:
Goldeyes shuffle roster, acquire former big-leaguer Sappelt
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:
Cincinnati Reds Notebook: Homer Bailey roughed up in rehab start; 21 draft picks sign
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Angels Promote David Fletcher
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5 things to know about Braves' six-game homestand
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers' starting rotation could be back to normal before July
Matt Snyder / CBSSports.com:
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Discussion: Bleed Cubbie Blue
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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Mets expect long recovery for AJ Ramos as reliever weighs shoulder surgery
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Blue Jays Agree To Terms With Jordan Groshans, Adam Kloffenstein
Discussion: Bluebird Banter
Associated Press:
‘All the Way’ and ‘Go Cubs, Go’ to be included with Cubs tickets
Phil Miller / Star Tribune:
Veteran pitcher Matt Belisle will rejoin Twins; Gregorio Petit DFA'd
Bucky Dent / UPI:
Hot-hitting Martinez to lead Cardinals vs. Padres
Discussion: Viva El Birdos
 

 
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