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12:15 PM ET, August 13, 2019

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San Francisco Chronicle:
Half-million in jewelry, electronics stolen from A-Rod's SUV in San Francisco, sources say  —  A thief smashed into baseball legend Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez's rental vehicle Sunday night in San Francisco, making off with an estimated half-million dollars worth of jewelry and electronics …
ESPN:
Torres in historic company with 13th HR vs. O's  —  New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres continued his decimation of the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning that moved him into Major League Baseball's record books.
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Ronald Blum / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Gregorius, Yanks thump Orioles 8-5 in doubleheader opener
Roger Rubin / Newsday:
Mickey Callaway not seeking credit for Mets' hot streak  —  The critical perspective on the Mets has changed a great deal in the past month.  —  The team has gone from a bunch of underachievers to a never-say-die contender for the postseason.  General manager Brodie Van Wagenen went …
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
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Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
The Mets have to lose occasionally
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Do the Mets have a closer?  —  While so many things went right …
Discussion: Metsmerized Online
Ryan Wolstat / Toronto Sun:
Bichette's success sealed Galvis' departure  —  The Blue Jays suffered a loss even before starting a three-game series against the Texas Rangers on Monday.  —  The club announced earlier in the day that popular shortstop Freddy Galvis had been claimed off of waivers by the Cincinnati Reds …
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Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Reds Claim Freddy Galvis  —  The Reds have claimed shortstop Freddy Galvis off waivers from the Blue Jays, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports.  —  This is the second notable waiver claim in the past week for the Reds, who are taking advantage of a system now devoid of an August trade deadline in an attempt to bolster their roster.
Ronald J. Hansen / Arizona Republic:
Curt Schilling ‘absolutely considering’ running for Congress in Arizona  —  Former Arizona Diamondbacks legend and outspoken conservative Curt Schilling said he is “absolutely considering” running for Congress in Arizona against one of the state's five Democrats.
Discussion: New York Post, Politico and NESN.com
Thomas Harding / Rockies News:
Rockies set to part ways with Iannetta  —  DENVER — The Rockies are expected to part ways with veteran catcher Chris Iannetta, their career leader in games played at his position (820) and games started (579), and select the contract of catching prospect Dom Nunez from Triple-A Albuquerque …
Tom Withers / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Indians top BoSox 6-5 on Santana walk-off, 1st in AL Central  —  Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the  —  Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston  —  Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central.
Pat Graham / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Diamondbacks use 3 homers in 6th to rally past Rockies  —  Carson Kelly homered during a four-run sixth inning as the  —  Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for an 8-6 victory over the reeling  —  Colorado Rockies on Monday night.  —  Over the course of 13 pitches, Arizona went from trailing 6-3 to leading 7-6.
Discussion: Purple Row
Victor Mather / New York Times:
An Amazin' Month for the Mets  —  It seems like yesterday the Mets were deader than dead.  Suddenly, they are the talk of baseball — even more so than that other pretty good team that plays in the Bronx.  —  A month ago, the Mets weren't exactly at rock bottom, but they weren't far-off.
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
Vinnie Duber / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Field of Dreams game, matchups with NL West teams highlight White Sox 2020 schedule  —  Kansas City Royals is becoming an Opening Day tradition.  —  The South Siders announced their schedule for the 2020 season Monday, revealing a third consecutive Opening Day game against the division-rival Royals …
Discussion: Royals Review
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Field Level / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Astros riding high entering series against White Sox
Field Level / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Red-hot Dodgers look to roll through Miami  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers, who have won five straight series, will try to keep the good times flowing on Tuesday, when they visit the  —  Miami Marlins to start a three-game set.  —  During those past five series, the Dodgers are 12-4 as they continue to dominate baseball.
Discussion: True Blue LA
Chris Cwik / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
MLB 2020 schedule: All 30 MLB teams set to play on opening day again  —  Passionate baseball fans might want to call in sick next March 26.  The 2020 Major League Baseball season will kick off that day, and every single team is scheduled to play.  —  MLB attempted something similar this season …
John Romano / Tampa Bay Times:
The Rays won a game, but did Kevin Cash risk something more valuable?  —  John Romano: One out away from the first shutout of his career, Ryan Yarbrough is miffed about being pulled by Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash with no runners on base.  —  ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays …
Discussion: DRaysBay
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Chris Talbott / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Rays' Yarbrough “little angry” over hook after 8 2/3 innings
Discussion: DRaysBay
 
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