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Tom Daykin / Journal Sentinel:
The baseball commissioner has a message for Wisconsin.  Fix American Family Field — or else  —  Wisconsin's Legislature and Gov. Tony Evers need to approve a plan to finance $448 million of long-term renovations at American Family Field — or perhaps risk the Milwaukee Brewers moving to another city.
The Athletic:
Raiders' Jimmy Garoppolo had foot surgery after signing, still recovering: Sources  —  Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is not participating in the team's OTA practices this week as he continues to recover from the left foot injury he suffered late last season, coach Josh McDaniels said Thursday.
Mike Puma / New York Post:
Marcus Stroman's antics didn't go unnoticed by Mets: 'Isn't all about you.  "  —  CHICAGO — Marcus Stroman got revenge on his former team Wednesday night, and he let the Mets know it.  —  The Cubs right-hander pounded his chest and screamed into the visitor's dugout at Wrigley Field …
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Abbey Mastracco / New York Daily News:
Mets Notebook: Buck Showalter faces logjam at catcher position with Tomas Nido's imminent return
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and Newsday
The Nevada Independent:
A's stadium bill language arrives, caps public financing at $380M  —  Draft bill language for a measure aimed at bringing the Oakland A's to Las Vegas obtained Friday by The Nevada Independent proposes a state and Clark County-offered public financing package of no more than $380 million …
Keith Pompey / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Sixers mailbag: ‘Is the front office willing to trade Joel Embiid or is he untouchable?’  —  A lot has changed since the conclusion of the 76ers' season.  Doc Rivers has been fired and is a candidate for the Phoenix Suns coaching job.  James Harden is expected to opt out of the final season …
Abbey Mastracco / New York Daily News:
Francisco Alvarez hits 6th homer for Mets, Kodai Senga throws career-high 106 pitches in 4-2 loss to Cubs  —  CHICAGO — Francisco Alvarez did all he could to will his club to a victory Wednesday night at Wrigley Field going 2-for-3 with a two-run homer off former Mets right-hander Marcus Stroman.
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Jared Weiss / The Athletic:
Celtics' Malcolm Brogdon playing through right arm injury: Sources  —  BOSTON — Malcolm Brogdon has been playing through a partial tear in the tendon coming out of his right elbow that leads into his forearm, team sources told The Athletic.  —  Brogdon suffered the injury in Game 1 …
Nathan Ruiz / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles surge past Yankees, 9-6, behind 8-run 7th inning as Gunnar Henderson, Adam Frazier continue hot May  —  NEW YORK — Neither Gunnar Henderson nor Adam Frazier began this season the way they or the Orioles hoped.  The two infielders, one a rookie and the other a veteran, have done their best to make up for it of late.
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Randy Vasquez to make MLB debut Friday vs. Padres  —  Randy Vasquez, the 12th-best prospect in the Yankees' system, will make his major league debut Friday when he takes the mound against the Padres.  —  The right-hander, who arrived at Yankee Stadium around 2 p.m. Thursday, said that he expects to start.
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:
Elly De La Cruz becomes Reds' first No. 1 overall prospect in more than a decade  —  Cincinnati Reds prospect Elly De La Cruz hits the ball as hard as anyone in baseball, is one of the fastest runners and has one of the best arms from shortstop.  —  His latest feat?  Claiming the title of No. 1 overall prospect.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
The Athletic:
MLB All-30: As Memorial Day nears, giving out grades as teams begin prep for trade deadline  —  On the baseball calendar, Memorial Day is typically the time to really begin taking stock.  There's enough of a sample to get a feel of what a team might actually be.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
Michael Kopech ‘in complete control’ for the Chicago White Sox: 3 hits, 19 strikeouts over 15 straight scoreless innings  —  CLEVELAND — Michael Kopech had quite the encore.  —  In his first start since taking a perfect game into the sixth inning, the Chicago White Sox right-hander retired …
 
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