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Tampa Bay Times

Rays: Steve Pearce gets some unwanted exposure

Today: Off Next game: 10:10 p.m. Tuesday,,at Dodgers, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles. Probable pitchers: Rays — RH Chris Archer (5-13, 4.60); Dodgers — RH Bud Norris (5-9, 4.56 ) Extra exposure

The Ledger

Rays lose third straight after Ramirez gives up HR in 8th

Erasmo Ramirez knew immediately that Athletics slugger Billy Butler made good contact on the 0-1 fastball the Rays reliever threw.

philly.com

Phillies' Franco returns to lineup; Blanco injured

PITTSBURGH - Any worries that Maikel Franco's wrist injury was severe were relieved on Sunday when the third baseman entered as a substitute in the fifth inning of a 5-4 loss to the Pirates.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays' Ramirez: good pitch, bad result in loss to A's

OAKLAND, Calif. — RHP Erasmo Ramirez insisted the pitch to Billy Butler wasn't that bad, but the result certainly was, the difference in another close loss, 3-2 to the A's on Sunday

Tampa Bay Times

Rays likely to take trade talks right to deadline

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Rays' starting pitchers are going to be popular topics of conversation for another week.

Tampa Bay Times

For starters: Rays at A's, trying to get even

After back to back walkoff losses, the Rays are trying to break even in the four-game series with the A's that concludes this afternoon.They will have LHP Blake Snell, who is coming off a sharp outing in Colorado, on the mound. Former Rays prospect Jesse Hahn, traded to San Diego in the deal that netted Matt Andriese, Brad Boxberger …

Tampa Bay Times

Makeup as impressive as talent with Rays rookie Snell

The Rays rookie plans to "stay hungry" in quest for excellence.

Oakland Tribune

A's stun Rays in ninth with two home runs

Graveman tossed a complete game and was saved from a possible tough loss when Jake Smolinski and Ryon Healy both went deep off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Alex Colome to deliver an unlikely 4-3 victory.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays-A's Sunday preview

Today: at A's 4:05, Oakland Coliseum TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish) Probable pitchers RAYS: LH Blake Snell (1-4, 3.69) A'S: RH Jesse Hahn (2-4, 6.49)

Beaver County Times

Three Thoughts: Time has come to drop McCutchen in batting order

The Pirates need to move slumping Andrew McCutchen down in the lineup, MLB should rethink its concussion protocol in light of the Jameson Taillon incident and Clint Hurdle has done a good job handling a bad starting rotation.

Beaver County Times

Diaz key to Pirates 5-4 win in his first game behind the plate

After having surgery in May and beginning the year on the disabled list, Pirates prospect Elias Diaz made the most of his major league debut as a catcher in Pittsburgh's 5-4 win over the Phillies on Sunday.

CSN Washington

Nats RHP Barrett suffers major setback in recovery from Tommy John

Nationals reliever Aaron Barrett has suffered a significant setback in his recovery from Tommy John surgery.While rehabbing in Viera, Fla. on Friday, Barrett broke his

Orange County Register

Tyler Skaggs' long-awaited return to Angels is now official: Tuesday in KC

HOUSTON --The Angels are finally getting a pitcher back from Tommy John surgery. Tyler Skaggs will start for the Angels on Tuesday in Kansas City, ending a nearly two-year wait since he last pitched in the majors. Skaggs hurt his elbow in a July 31,...

Mariners Blog | Seattle Times

Neck injury forces ’ Franklin Gutierrez from Mariners’ lineup

It’s unclear how long the Mariners will be without their fourth outfielder. “I would say it’s a one-day thing, but I’m not sure yet, we’ll see how the day off (Monday) goes,” manager Scott Servais said.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates notebook: Tyler Glasnow placed on 15-day disabled list

While right-hander Tyler Glasnow was bent on not blaming his three-plus shabby innings Saturday on the right shoulder discomfort that ended his start early, general manager Neal Huntington believes the injury largely was responsible for Glasnow’s lopsided line.

New York Post

Mark Teixeira is just happy the Yankees let him play at this point

Mark Teixeira has fallen so far, a steep drop in the batting order didn’t faze him. In fact, he was thrilled merely to be starting Saturday against the Giants and All-Star Johnny Cueto. “I’m lucky to be in the lineup right now,” he said. The injury-riddled Teixeira, struggling through his worst season at the age...

Full Count | WEEI

Meet Brad Ziegler, this season’s best non-waiver trade deadline pickup (so far)

Brad Ziegler has faced 20 batters since joining the Red Sox. He has retired 19 of them. For a team like the Red Sox, who has seen their closer, Craig Kimbrel, sidelined for the past few weeks with a knee injury, and then his replacement, Koji Uehara, also hitting the shelf due to a torn […]

Beaver County Times

Despite win, Pirates starting rotation still in question after Glasnow injury

Tyler Glasnow's long awaited home debut was not as successful as expected as the Pirates' rookie lasted just three innings before being sidelined by shoulder discomfort. Even after a 7-4 win over the Phillies Saturday, Pittsburgh's starting rotation remains in…

Dodgers Blog | Orange County Register

Dodgers lineups: Yasiel Puig could go on DL if hamstring doesn't improve

ST. LOUIS -- Yasiel Puig is out of the Dodgers' starting lineup for a fourth consecutive game with a right hamstring injury and a trip to the DL is a possibility. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Sunday Puig's hamstring was "not considerably" better...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Wei-Yin Chen to DL; Cosart to start against Phillies

Marlins lefty Wei-Yin Chen is headed to the disabled list with tenderness in his elbow, Miami manager Don Mattingly confirmed Sunday. "We've gotta be cautious, we can't afford to let it get away from us," Mattingly said after the Marlins 3-0 loss to the New York Mets. Right-hander Jarred Cosart...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Rickard on thumb injury: "You never wish this upon anybody" - School of Roch

Orioles outfielder Joey Rickard sat at his locker this afternoon with a splint on his right thumb, which he's expected to wear for the next three weeks. He confirmed that he suffered a "high grade tear" of a ligament that won't require surgery. He also expressed surprised at the severity...

Tampa Bay Times

For starters: Rays vs. A's, bouncing back

After Friday's 13-inning 1-0 loss, the Rays are looking to bounce back tonight against the A's.LHP Drew Smyly, who is winless over his last 10 starts, is on the mound for the Rays, RHP Kendall Graveman for the A's.OF Oswaldo Arcia is in the Rays lineup, Steven Souza Jr. is not, though it has nothing to do with what …

CSN Chicago

Ventura gives injury update on Eaton, Lawrie

White Sox manager Robin Ventura gives an injury update on Adam Eaton and Brett Lawrie.

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Tyler Wilson recalled from Norfolk - School of Roch

The Orioles have placed pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez on the paternity list and recalled Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk. Jimenez left the club to join his wife at the hospital. She's eight months pregnant and the baby may arrive early. "We'll see what the next few hours bring," manager Buck Showalter...

Full Count | WEEI

Red Sox notes: Craig Kimbrel progressing rapidly; John Farrell ‘hopeful’ Koji Uehara will return this season

The prognosis was that Craig Kimbrel’s return would be 3-6 weeks. Judging by how the reliever has progressed since undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, it sure seems like he might be coming back sooner rather than later. Red Sox manager John Farrell reported that the plan is to have Kimbrel throw a 20-pitch […]

Baltimore Sun

After week of illness and injury, Orioles believe bench has them covered for emergencies

On several occasions during their run atop the American League East this season, the Orioles have dipped onto their bench for plug-in players while the so-called "big boys" were confined to the dugout.

Wilmer Flores looks back at a special 2015

New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores says he’s 100% recovered from his off season ankle injury, and looks back on a special 2015 season.

Zack Wheeler talks rehab, Mets 2016 potential

New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler talks about his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and where the Mets are headed in 2016.

Buck Showalter speaks with the media following the O's 9-8 loss to the Rays

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