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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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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
Matt Snyder / CBSSports.com:
MLB Tuesday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Brewers looking to figure Cubs out, Nats-Yanks in The Bronx
Discussion: Bleed Cubbie Blue
Pete Caldera / USA Today:
Could Bryce Harper be in the New York Yankees' plans?
Detroit Free Press:
Next Slide  —  This is bad.  It could be the worst thing.  —  This is one of those things that you say in spring training could make the Detroit Tigers a really bad team, 100-plus losses, along with Michael Fulmer getting hurt again and well, there's not really a No. 3.
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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 …
George Sipple / USA Today:
Miguel Cabrera will miss rest of season with biceps tendon rupture  —  Miguel Cabrera's season is over.  —  Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced after a 6-4 loss to the Twins on Tuesday night that Cabrera suffered a ruptured left biceps tendon while swinging at a pitch from Jake Odorizzi in the third inning.
Discussion: baseballmusings.com
Matt Ehalt / Daily Record:
Mets need reliever Paul Sewald to return to form— quickly  —  ATLANTA— As the Mets' bullpen enjoyed a strong start to the season, reliever Paul Sewald did his part by producing a 1.98 ERA through the end of April.  —  Since the calendar has turned to May, though, it's been a different story.
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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.
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
SNY:
Mets' Syndergaard getting second opinion on finger
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
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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UPI:   Suarez gets nod for Giants in return to Miami
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Marlins' Richards beats Giants for first win
Andy McCullough / Los Angeles Times:
Dodgers place rookie Walker Buehler on disabled list with microfractured rib  —  Over the weekend, Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler underwent an MRI on his sore ribcage.  He had made three starts since absorbing a line drive May 21, and his symptoms had worsened.
Discussion: DodgerBlue.com
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Toronto Sun:   Dodgers aim to continue hot streak against Rangers
Beth Harris / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Dodgers batter Colon for 8 runs in 12-5 win over Rangers
Discussion: True Blue LA
Associated Press:
Gattis drives in 5 as Astros beat A's for 6th straight win  —  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After Houston fell into a quick one-run hole, Evan Gattis appreciated how the Astros came right back swinging.  —  Fences-clearing swings.  —  “It's like let 'em know we're here, you know?” he said.
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Baltimore Sun:
A.J. Hinch adds former Oriole, retired Astros first base coach Rich Dauer to AL All-Star staff  —  Former Oriole Rich Dauer, back right, hugs Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Houston's season opener against the Orioles on April 2.
Associated Press:
Trout hits 2 HRs again, Mariners belt 4 in win vs Angels  —  SEATTLE (AP) - Mitch Haniger and Ryon Healy each homered twice as the first-place Seattle Mariners shook off two homers by Mike Trout for the second consecutive night, beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Tuesday.
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: USA Today and 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
Tony Andracki / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
The Brewers refuse to believe they've relinquished control of first place in the NL Central  —  The Cubs-Brewers rivalry is starting to become more interesting than Cubs-Cardinals.  —  Chicago's neighbors to the north have  —  tried to keep the  —  Cubs fans out of Miller Park and engaged in Twitter warfare with @Cubs.
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball and NBCSports.com
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Phil Thompson / Chicago Tribune:
Cubs wives lose softball showdown with Brewers but win for RBI charity
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
David SchoenfieldESPN Senior / ESPN:
He's on pace to do what!?  Big surprises on MLB leaderboards  —  MLB leaderboards are a fascinating thing this time of year.  It's too late to completely write off anything surprising as a small-sample-size fluke, but also too early to believe something will hold up just because it's happening now.
ESPN:
Star-studded roundtable: Revisiting award predictions and more  —  The first All-Star voting results came out this week, and we've got just about a month to go before the game's brightest stars shine at the Midsummer Classic, so it's a great time to focus on the individual achievements of the season to date.
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
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Braves Designate Luke Jackson  —  The Braves have designated right-hander Luke Jackson for assignment, per a club announcement.  His roster spot will go to starter Mike Soroka, who has been activated from the 10-day DL.  —  Jackson, 26, has been on and off the Atlanta 40-man roster a few times already in the past two seasons.
Discussion: Talking Chop
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: Over the Monster and Camden Chat
 
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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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Mark Didtler / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
6 Rays' pitchers combine for 5-hitter, beat Blue Jays 4-1
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Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:
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David O'Brien / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
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George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:
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