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Tampa Bay Times

Rays: Kacey Musgraves added to concert series

Concert add The Rays announced that budding country music star Kacey Musgraves will join the summer concert series. She's scheduled to perform on Saturday, July 25, after the Rays host Baltimore. Numbers of the day

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Series preview: Cardinals at Washington

The Nationals, seeking their third division title in four years, have been bedeviled by injuries and sloppy defense.

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees vs. Tigers: LIVE updates and analysis

Follow along with Yankees fans during the game.


Doc: Reds, Price aren't giving you full story on Mesoraco

The Reds are hoping that an unspecified amount of rest will cure Mesoraco's impingement. The inflammation, the pain, the inability to do what a catcher does. They think/hope it won't take very long. That's why they haven't disabled him. I was told that surgery would be logical only after three or four weeks of little or no improvement.         

The Ledger

Cash Tries to Keep Rays in Contention

It might be a while before Kevin Cash gets to manage the Tampa Bay Rays. All he has been able to do so far is patch up the holes, and the Rays have had more than their share of holes in the first two weeks of the season.

The Ledger

After Sweep, Rays Seeking Good News

A big game at the plate by Steven Souza Jr. failed to accomplish much for the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Ledger

Rays Cut Balfour on Saturday

After veteran reliever Grant Balfour pitched poorly in Saturday's 9-0 loss to the Yankees, the Rays designated him for assignment.

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Craig Stammen undergoes successful flexor tendon surgery

Craig Stammen underwent successful surgery Sunday to repair two torn flexor tendons in his right forearm, according to a person familiar with the situation. The tendons were nearly completely torn. The good news for Stammen is that no ligament damage was found.Read full article >>

Inside the A's | Oakland Tribune

Zobrist injury doesn’t appear serious, but he will miss time

Ben Zobrist isn’t in the starting lineup Monday and probably won’t be for a few days more, but the left knee injury the A’s second baseman suffered Sunday in Kansas City isn’t as bad as it could be. At least… Continue Reading →

Tampa Bay Times

At long last, Rays' Tim Beckham shows signs of success

You learn things when you're a teenage star.

Newark Star-Ledger

Once again, the Yankees' bullpen saves the day Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays

Miller struck out three in the ninth to earn his fourth save of the year

Newark Star-Ledger

As Mets fracture with injuries to Travis d'Arnaud and Jerry Blevins, are they at a high or a low?

Are the Mets at a high or a low? It is the two-faced reality for a franchise where nothing seems to come easy.

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees win 3rd straight, sweep Tampa Bay Rays, 5-3 | Rapid reaction

Yankees travel to Detroit for a four-game series starting Monday

Tampa Bay Times

Red Sox prove tough matchup for Rays' Chris Archer

ST. PETERSBURG — RHP Chris Archer can't point to one or two reasons why he has struggled at times against the Red Sox.

Baltimore Sun

Orioles' outfield, bullpen depth showing in Triple-A Norfolk

With injuries to shortstop J.J. Hardy and second baseman Jonathan Schoop testing the Orioles’ middle infield depth through the first weeks of the season, the outfield has been relatively stable.

Surfing the Mets | New York Daily News

Get to know new Mets catcher Kevin Plawlecki

With the injury to Travis d’Arnaud, the Mets called up catching prospect Kevin Plawecki from Triple-A Las Vegas.

San Jose Mercury News

Knee pain sidelines A's Zobrist

Oakland A's second baseman Ben Zobrist isn't in the starting lineup Monday against the Los Angeles Angels and probably won't be for a few days more because of a left knee injury.

Grand Rapids Press

Detroit Tigers lineup: Victor Martinez in lineup at DH; James McCann to make third straight start

Martinez doesnt have very good numbers against Yankees starter CC Sabathia. Martinez is hitting .212 (7 for 33) with two home runs, four RBIs, five strikeouts and a .681 OPS in his career against the left-hander. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez is in the starting lineup in the series opener against the New York Yankees. Martinez has been slowed a bit after having knee surgery in February, but he is in the cleanup spot tonight as the designated hitter vs. the Yankees. Martinez doesn't have very good numbers against Yankees starter CC Sabathia. Martinez is hitting...

Newark Star-Ledger

What will the Mets' bullpen look like without Jerry Blevins?

Blevins' injury is a major blow to the Mets' bullpen.

Los Angeles Times

Angels' Garrett Richards looks physically sound in return from injury

As Garrett Richards stood on the mound in Minute Maid Park and prepared to deliver his first pitch of the season Sunday, he did not flash back to that ugly August night in Fenway Park, when he blew out his left knee, or to any point during the eight months of grueling rehabilitation it took to...

Grand Rapids Press

Detroit Tigers injury update: Plan in place for Victor Martinez; Bruce Rondon set to throw bullpen

Martinez, a switch hitter, is affected much more when he bats left-handed since the left knee carries the majority of the load when he hits from that side of the plate. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez was in the starting lineup Monday night, which means he is not heading to the disabled list. But the Detroit Tigers have weighed that option -- and basically every other possible option -- according to manager Brad Ausmus. "We've considered everything," Ausmus said when asked specifically about the possibility of a DL stint. "We've considered all the possibilities....


A message from Longo to the fans

A message from Evan Longoria to all the Rays fans to get ready for the season

CBS Sports

Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to miss some time after having surgery on his foot. CBSSports.com's Matt Snyder has you covered on how the Dodgers can fill that void.


TB@BAL: Cal Ripken Jr. hits 400th career home run

9/02/99: Cal Ripken Jr. hits his 400th home run in the Majors, a three-run shot to left field against the Devil Rays