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Tampa Bay Times

Rays beat Red Sox 6-4 for eighth straight win

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Miami Herald

Giants top Marlins, 5-3; Belt hurt

MIAMI-Nothing comes easily for this group, and so it was that on the night they reclaimed the best record in the National League, the San Francisco Giants also sent a key hitter for a concussion test.

Sacramento Bee

Giants fall to Marlins, 3-2, put Brandon Belt back on disabled list

A concussion sent Brandon Belt back to the disabled list Sunday, and a 3-2 loss to the Miami Marlins showed just how much the Giants will miss one of their biggest bats.

Florida Marlins Blog | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Marlins: Marlins have second-highest increase in attendance in first half of MLB season

Forbes Magazine study finds only Astros have had a higher markMIAMI - Losing Jose Fernandez to a season-ending injury. The multi-game losing streaks. The heartbreaking will-they, won't-they extra inning losses.

Miami Herald

Fellow All-Stars heap praise on Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez

It took an injury and a spot opening up for the Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez to land a place on the All-Star team.

Miami Herald

Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez makes NL All-Star team as injury replacement

Henderson Alvarez won’t be going back home to Venezuela for the All-Star break after all — and he’s not the least disappointed.

Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

Henderson Alvarez named to All-Star team as replacement; first time since 2010 Marlins have two reps

NEW YORK -- Henderson Alvarez will be joining Giancarlo Stanton for the All-Star Game. Alvarez is replacing Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmerman, who left his start Friday with a right biceps injury. "I'm happy, content to have this honor to be...

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Henderson Alvarez replaces Jordan Zimmermann, leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

While we’re still awaiting word on the results from Jordan Zimmermann’s MRI exam, Major League Baseball announced news sure to bristle the Nationals and their fans. Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny named Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez as Zimmermann’s replacement for the All-Star Game. Alvarez, at 6-4 with a 2.63 ERA in 19 starts, is a worthy selection. But it leaves the Nationals, who are tied for first place in the National League East, with no active players for Tuesday night’s showcase in Minnesota, barring another injury replacement. Read full article >>

Mets Blog | ESPN New York

Morning Briefing: Now don't stumble!

Marc Serota/Miami's Jose Fernandez (left) is recovering from Tommy John surgery, but the Marlins have won the last 10 games started by Henderson Alvarez (right).NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets portray themselves as still part of the NL East race. If they want to validate a series win against the Atlanta Braves, then they better head into the All-Star break strongly by taking care of business against the Miami Marlins, too. Zack Wheeler (4-8, 4.

Miami Herald

Miami Marlins’ Tom Koehler shuts down Phillies while awaiting fatherhood

Tom Koehler pitched six scoreless innings, and after the Marlins beat the Phillies he went to the hospital for the arrival of his first child.

San Francisco Chronicle

Nate Freiman called up, in A’s lineup; Reddick likely to DL

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Marlins Park Nate Freiman is here and in today’s lineup, while outfielder Josh Reddick isn’t listed on the lineup card. Reddick came out of last night’s game after injuring his right knee again and he is having an MRI today, so it’s safe to assume he is going on the DL. He already missed three weeks on the DL with the same injury and it sounds as if it’s worse; should there be any structural damage, this might be a surgical issue. Freiman was scratched from last night’s River Cats game, so it was clear he’d been targeted, but I’m a...

MLB

TB@MIA: Loney goes yard to extend the Rays' lead

5/30/13: James Loney leads off the seventh with a solo homer off Ricky Nolasco that gives the Rays a 3-1 advantage over the Marlins Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19