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12:30 PM ET, June 13, 2018


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Dana Gauruder / UPI:
Detroit Tigers move on without Miguel Cabrera vs. Minnesota Twins  —  Miguel Cabrera's season is over.  The Detroit Tigers will have to try to get through the next 94 games without their veteran slugger, starting on Wednesday.  —  Cabrera suffered a ruptured left biceps tendon while taking …
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.
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.
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 …
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.
Alex Butler / UPI:
Mike Trout: Angels star robs Nelson Cruz, hits two bombs  —  Mike Trout hit two home runs and robbed another in the outfield in a Los Angeles Angels loss to the Seattle Mariners.  —  The robbery came first in the 6-3 loss Tuesday at Safeco Field in Seattle.
Collin Whitchurch / Baseball Prospectus:
What You Need To Know: Who's In First?  —  Tuesday Takeaway
Discussion: The Comeback and DRaysBay
Pete Caldera / Daily Record:
The state of the Yankees after their win over Nationals  —  Pete Caldera, Staff Writer, @pcaldera  —  NEW YORK— Let's get right to it, the Yankees' morning report following Tuesday night's 3-0 win against the Nationals.  —  Brandon Drury on the way?  —  Viewed mainly as a third baseman …
Pete Caldera / Daily Record:
Gary Sanchez gets extended break in midst of biggest slump as a Yankee
Discussion: Federal Baseball
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
Toronto Sun:
Dodgers aim to continue hot streak against Rangers  —  LOS ANGELES — Once unable to win a series no matter what they did, the Los Angeles Dodgers are a game away from taking seven of their last eight series.  —  And regardless of what happens Wednesday, in the second game of a brief …
Andy McCullough / Los Angeles Times:
Dodgers place rookie Walker Buehler on disabled list with microfractured rib
Beth Harris / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Dodgers batter Colon for 8 runs in 12-5 win over Rangers
Discussion: True Blue LA
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
Matt Ehalt / Daily Record:
Mets lose to Braves and may force Sandy Alderson to make difficult trades
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Matt Ehalt / Daily Record:   Mets need reliever Paul Sewald to return to form— quickly
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.
UPI:   Suarez gets nod for Giants in return to Miami
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Marlins' Richards beats Giants for first win
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.
Baltimore Sun:   A.J. Hinch adds former Oriole, retired Astros first base coach Rich Dauer to AL All-Star staff
Jeff Seidel / UPI:
Boston Red Sox look to complete sweep of Baltimore Orioles  —  BALTIMORE — The Boston Red Sox will try to complete a three-game sweep of the slumping Baltimore Orioles when the two teams meet for a Wednesday matinee at Oriole Park.  —  Boston (46-22) won the first two games of the series, including Tuesday's 6-4 victory.
Eduardo A. Encina / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles rookie David Hess schooled by Red Sox in 6-4 loss
Discussion: Over the Monster and Camden Chat
Scott Boeck / USA Today:
Nationals GM Mike Rizzo defends Bryce Harper, calls anonymous exec ‘chicken’ and ‘gutless’  —  Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has been a lightening rod for criticism since the day he graced the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2009 and was touted as 'Baseball's Chosen One' at age of 16.
Discussion: Federal Baseball
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.
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.
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
Katherine Fitzgerald / Arizona Republic:   Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Steve Rosenbloom / Chicago Tribune:
Column: Tyler Chatwood shows the Cubs a whole new side of bad baseball  —  Cubs starter Tyler Chatwood discusses his loss against the Brewers on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)  —  Chicago Tribune  —  Turns out, leading the major leagues in walks wasn't Tyler Chatwood's only trick.
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
Phil Thompson / Chicago Tribune:
Cubs wives lose softball showdown with Brewers but win for RBI charity
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
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Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
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