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Derek Jeter Newark Star-Ledger 48 mins ago

Yankees' Hal Steinbrenner: It's playoffs or bust, says Derek Jeter owning Marlins' is a negative surreal

Steinbrenner talks at owners meetings in Chicago.
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Jose Reyes Mets 101 55 mins ago

Mets C Travis d’Arnaud to make third base debut

Due to injuries to infielders Wilmer Flores and Jose Reyes -- who are both scratched -- Travis d'Arnaud will start at third base, the...
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Miguel Cabrera Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Tigers, Rangers lineups: John Hicks at 1st, Miguel Cabrera DH'ing

Hicks went 3-for-4 with two doubles in Tuesday nights loss. John Hicks will start at first base and Miguel Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Detroit Tigers' series finale against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Hicks went 3-for-4 with two doubles in Tuesday night's loss. The Tigers are trying to avoid a three-game sweep. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, DH5. John Hicks, 1B6. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B7. James McCann, C8. Alex Presley, RF9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C James...
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Jose Reyes KFFL 3 hours ago

Mets | Two Mets sitting Wednesday

New York Mets SS Jose Reyes (ribs) and 3B Wilmer Flores (ribs) are not starting ...
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Derek Jeter Washington Times 3 hours ago

Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Aug. 12 The Miami Herald provides a checklist to the Miami Marlins' new owners, who include Derek Jeter: Is that a dark cloud rolling away from Marlins Park in Little Havana? It there a double rainbow arching above its futuristic dome? Yep. It's a ...
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Adam Jones Carroll County Times 4 hours ago

Early Orioles notes: Adam Jones gets day off in Seattle series finale; Hardy keeping progressing

Center fielder Adam Jones received an off day on Wednesday afternoon as the Orioles completed their 10-day, 10-game West Coast road trip in Seattle. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wanted to give Jones the benefit of having consecutive days off. The Orioles have an off day on Thursday after...
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Yu Darvish numberFire 4 hours ago

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 8/16/17

The lowly Chicago White Sox have by far the lowest implied team total on the FanDuel main slate, securing Yu Darvish as tonight's top pitcher.
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Adam Jones MASN Sports 4 hours ago

Showalter on decision to rest Jones - School of Roch

SEATTLE - Orioles manager Buck Showalter is resting center fielder Adam Jones today. Jones is available off the bench if needed. He would have been the designated hitter for the series finale if he had stayed in the lineup. The...
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Yu Darvish numberFire 7 hours ago

4 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 8/16/17

Yu Darvish has a solid 27.5% strikeout rate on the season and draws an outstanding matchup against the White Sox tonight. What other high-priced players should be on your radar in daily fantasy on Wednesday?
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Adam Jones KFFL 7 hours ago

Orioles | Adam Jones gets some rest

Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones is not in the lineup versus the Seattle Mariners on ...
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Cole Hamels numberFire 8 hours ago

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 8/16/17

James McCann is part of a strong Tigers lineup that crushes lefties, which should mean good things for his matchup with Cole Hamels. Who else makes for a strong sleeper play?
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Stephen Strasburg Federal Baseball 13 hours ago

Wire Taps: Stephen Strasburg likely to return against San Diego; Ryan Zimmerman’s dropoff; Are Nationals’ two-hitters getting fastballs?

It’s a 1:05 PM EDT start this afternoon in the nation’s capital, so catch up on your links quickly and get ready for day baseball in D.C. Okay. Not a bad day, right? Stephen Strasburg is coming back soon, Trea Turner and Jayson Werth are recovering well — anything else go right? Here’s the news from Nats Park. Stephen Strasburg likely to return in San Diego, A.J. Cole sent back to SyracuseStephen Strasburg could make his return to the majors in his hometown of San Diego after a DL stint that lasted less than a month but has felt like a year. (Oh, and yeah, Trea Turner is hitting on...
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Yu Darvish Dodgers Blog | Orange County Register 19 hours ago

Dodgers Notes: Yu Darvish, who makes home debut Wednesday, explains his peculiar quirk

LOS ANGELES — Fans arriving early to Dodger Stadium this weekend might have noticed the 6-foot-5 left-hander playing catch in a Yu Darvish jersey. That isn’t the newest southpaw to join the roster. That’s Darvish. Darvish, who will make his first home start for his new team Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, has been […]
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Miguel Cabrera KFFL 20 hours ago

Tigers | Miguel Cabrera returns

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back, hip) returned to the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 15, ...
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Albert Pujols Los Angeles Times 21 hours ago

Gio Gonzalez throws two-hitter as Nationals snap Angels' streak

Gio Gonzalez didn't have much time to worry about an infield single ending another no-hit bid. Not with Mike Trout and Albert Pujols due up. Gonzalez shook off a single up the middle by Trout, walked Pujols and was saved by Daniel Murphy's leaping catch at second base. Six innings of two-hit baseball...
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Stephen Strasburg KFFL 21 hours ago

Nationals | Stephen Strasburg expected back shortly

Washington Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg (elbow) is reportedly on track to come off the disabled ...
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Yu Darvish Los Angeles Times 23 hours ago

Dodgers glad to finally have Yu Darvish, and all his complexities, in L.A.

The visitor from Los Angeles arrived in Osaka a dozen years ago, as Yu Darvish pondered leaving home for Major League Baseball. Darvish was a senior in high school, but his talent induced a fleet of baseball lifers to board planes bound for Japan. One of them represented the beating heart of the...
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Stephen Strasburg CBS DC Aug 15, 2017

Strasburg Strong in Rehab Start, Nears Return

The date to circle is Saturday in his hometown of San Diego, which is the next time that the Nationals could not start a starter on regular rest.
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Miguel Cabrera Grand Rapids Press Aug 15, 2017

Tigers, Rangers lineups: Miguel Cabrera returns after missing 2 games

John Hicks will get the start at catcher for pitcher Justin Verlander. Both Hicks and Verlander are Goochland, Va., natives. Miguel Cabrera is back in the Detroit Tigers lineup after missing the last two days with a lower back issue. John Hicks will get the start at catcher for pitcher Justin Verlander. Both Hicks and Verlander are Goochland, Va., natives. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7. John Hicks, C8. Alex Presley, RF9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C...
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Stephen Strasburg The Republican Aug 15, 2017

Boston Red Sox talented prospect Roniel Raudes hurls 7 dominant innings opposite Stephen Strasburg (rehabbing)

Boston Red Sox prospect Roniel Raudes, who signed as an international free agent out of Nicaragua in 2014, earned the team's 2016 Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
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Felix Hernandez Seattle Times Aug 15, 2017

Oral history: The day Mariners star Felix Hernandez was perfect

Five years ago Tuesday, Hernandez was as good as he has ever been, perhaps as good as any pitcher has ever been. Only 23 pitchers in history have thrown a perfect game, and on this day, a sainted day in Mariners history, King Felix joined the club.
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Derek Jeter Viva El Birdos Aug 15, 2017

Giancarlo Stanton’s contract should not scare the Cardinals away

And if he’s available and amenable, they should pounce. The Cardinals need to add a good-to-great player. Giancarlo Stanton is one, and he plays for a bad team that isn’t going anywhere during his prime. The fit is too obvious too ignore. So are the potential catches: the new Marlins ownership group may not want to trade him, Stanton has a full no-trade clause he may not want to waive for a Cardinals trade, and the Cardinals may shy away from assuming the $295 million due to Stanton from 2018 to 2027. I’m not in the head of the ownership group standing behind Derek Jeter’s tiny...
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Stephen Strasburg Federal Baseball Aug 15, 2017

Wire Taps: Nationals will survive until October without Bryce Harper; Looking again at NL MVP race; Top position player prospects

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of the two-game set with the Angels in D.C. Sure, the Nats didn’t play last night. But Stephen Strasburg is still alive! That’s a plus! Here’s the beat from South Capitol Street. Strasburg solid in rehab start for high Single-A Potomac"Right-hander Stephen Strasburg was solid and on target in his rehab start Monday night for high Single-A Potomac, paving his way to return to the Nationals." Stephen Strasburg looks like himself in minor league rehab start at Potomac"Scheduled for five innings of work or 75 pitches for the...
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Felix Hernandez KFFL Aug 15, 2017

Mariners | Felix Hernandez building strength

Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez (shoulder) is building strength in his recovery and is currently ...
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Stephen Strasburg Federal Baseball Aug 15, 2017

Stephen Strasburg completes rehab start with P-Nats; next stop Nationals’ rotation?

Stephen Strasburg told reporters in Pfitzner Stadium that he was ready to return before his rehab start for the Potomac Nationals, but hoped his latest outing was enough to get him back to the majors. Mike Rizzo explained to 106.7 the FAN in D.C.’s Sports Junkies last week that after a sim game on Friday, Stephen Strasburg would take the next step and make a rehab start, if all went well, and potentially return to the Washington Nationals’ rotation after that. “He’s able to pitch in games, we’re just being cautious with him. He’s had the Tommy John, he’s had an elbow scope in...
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Derek Jeter All Things Rockies | Denver Post Aug 14, 2017

Giancarlo Stanton always hit ’em far. Now he is hitting ’em fast.

Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain.
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Stephen Strasburg MASN Sports Aug 14, 2017

Strasburg solid in rehab start for high Single-A Potomac - Byron Kerr

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Right-hander Stephen Strasburg was solid and on target in his rehab start Monday night for high Single-A Potomac, paving his way to return to the Nationals. He has been on the disabled list with a right elbow...
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Adam Jones MASN Sports Aug 14, 2017

Orioles lineup vs. Mariners - School of Roch

SEATTLE - Caleb Joseph is behind the plate tonight, paired with starter Kevin Gausman for the series-opener against the Mariners at Safeco Field. Tim Beckham remains the leadoff hitter. Adam Jones remains in the cleanup spot, with Chris Davis batting...
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Miguel Cabrera Bless You Boys Aug 14, 2017

Injuries take their toll on the Tigers’ season

Miguel Cabrera will miss another game. There’s no such thing as an injury free season, and the Tigers certainly aren’t alone in the ongoing plague of injuries that haunt their clubhouse. But going into tonight’s first game against the Texas Rangers, the Tigers will be short one key player. Both Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera sat out Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Twins, and while Kinsler is still feeling sore after his hit-by-pitch from Saturday’s game, he’ll be returning to the lineup Monday. Cabrera, however, will not be. The first-baseman, who has been showing signs of...
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Derek Jeter Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball Aug 14, 2017

He always hit 'em far; now Stanton is hitting 'em fast

MIAMI (AP) Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain.
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Stephen Strasburg Washington Times Aug 14, 2017

Stephen Strasburg to pitch for Potomac in rehab assignment Monday

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg will pitch Monday for the Potomac Nationals as part of a rehab assignment at Pfitzner Stadium. Strasburg has been on the disabled list with a forearm injury since July 27, retroactive to July 24, and he'll be making his first rehab assignment. Strasburg threw a simulated ...
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Albert Pujols numberFire Aug 14, 2017

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Batted-Ball Positive Regression Candidates for Week 20

Albert Pujols has crushed everything recently, but has little results to show for it. Who else is due for some positive regression?
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Derek Jeter MLB Trade Rumors Aug 13, 2017

NL News & Rumors: Jeter, Stanton, Granderson, Giants, Kershaw

While the much-maligned Jeffrey Loria will soon hand off Marlins ownership to a group including Derek Jeter, the team’s spending habits aren’t going to change – at least not in the short term – says Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The Marlins are in the red, losing tens of millions per year, and are in…

Today's Schedule Aug 16th

Top Player News

  • 22 LeBron James

    LeBron James

    LeBron James opens outside top 3 in 2017-18 NBA MVP odds

  • 21 Ezekiel Elliott

    Ezekiel Elliott

    Suspension of Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott leads to harsh words between NFL and players union

  • 16 Tom Brady

    Tom Brady

    Tom Brady on Texans' Deshaun Watson: 'He has a great future'

  • 13 Aroldis Chapman

    Aroldis Chapman

    Girardi will give Aroldis Chapman a one-night break from closing

  • 9 Jonny Evans

    Jonny Evans

    'He's worth at least £50m' - Manchester City's bid for Jonny Evans insults West Brom fans

  • 21 Ezekiel Elliott

    Ezekiel Elliott

    Suspension of Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott leads to harsh words between NFL and players union

  • 16 Tom Brady

    Tom Brady

    Tom Brady on Texans' Deshaun Watson: 'He has a great future'

  • 7 Brock Osweiler

    Brock Osweiler

    Brock Osweiler will start for Browns vs. Giants; Hue Jackson wants to see more of DeShone Kizer

  • 5 Ty Montgomery

    Ty Montgomery

    Packers' Ty Montgomery (leg) will miss second preseason game

  • 5 John Brown

    John Brown

    Bruce Arians calls Jaron Brown the Cardinals' number-two wideout

  • 22 LeBron James

    LeBron James

    LeBron James opens outside top 3 in 2017-18 NBA MVP odds

  • 6 Dwyane Wade

    Dwyane Wade

    Rumor: Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade expected to agree to buyout

  • 5 Kevin Durant

    Kevin Durant

    2017 NBA MVP odds: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant the early favorites

  • 4 Kyrie Irving

    Kyrie Irving

    Why the Cavs will eventually get the Kyrie Irving deal they want

  • 2 Russell Westbrook

    Russell Westbrook

    2017 NBA MVP odds: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant the early favorites

  • 13 Aroldis Chapman

    Aroldis Chapman

    Girardi will give Aroldis Chapman a one-night break from closing

  • 9 Giancarlo Stanton

    Giancarlo Stanton

    How badly do the San Francisco Giants need Giancarlo Stanton?

  • 7 Joey Votto

    Joey Votto

    FanGraphs on Luis Castillo, Joey Votto, and Tucker Barnhart

  • 6 Nolan Arenado

    Nolan Arenado

    Colorado Rockies: The clutch gene inside Nolan Arenado

  • 6 Chris Davis

    Chris Davis

    Alonso’s Bat, Rzepczynski’s Relief, Mariners beat O’s 7-6

  • 6 Leon Draisaitl

    Leon Draisaitl

    Leon Draisaitl Signs 8-Year Contract With Oilers

  • 3 Matt Cullen

    Matt Cullen

    BREAKING: Matt Cullen putting off retirement, returning to Wild on 1-year deal

  • 2 Frederik Andersen

    Frederik Andersen

    Maple Leafs' Andersen having 'different summer' than last

  • 2 Connor McDavid

    Connor McDavid

    Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to 8-year, $68-million extension

  • 1 Tuukka Rask

    Tuukka Rask

    Bruins have their Rask plan, and they need to stick with it

  • 9 Jonny Evans

    Jonny Evans

    'He's worth at least £50m' - Manchester City's bid for Jonny Evans insults West Brom fans

  • 7 Joselu

    Joselu

    Newcastle Sign Joselu from Stoke City

  • 6 Virgil van Dijk

    Virgil van Dijk

    Southampton chairman sets out stance on Virgil van Dijk

  • 6 Trent Alexander-Arnold

    Trent Alexander-Arnold

    Trent Alexander-Arnold stunner sees him becomes youngest goalscorer in Liverpool's Champions League history

  • 6 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Arsene Wenger tells Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain he wants him to stay at Arsenal for ‘a long time’