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A Controversial Solution To The Tommy John Epidemic In Baseball

Some of the top pitchers in the game are having lost seasons in 2014 due to having Tommy John surgery, and increasing epidemic in the baseball world.

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Report: Joe Blanton Set To Retire From Baseball

News of a pitcher retiring slipped under the radar for most folks yesterday. Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reported that Joe Blanton decided to retire. While no official announcement has been made, Blanton has spent the 2014

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Ike Davis Adjusting To New Bench Role

In his career, Ike Davis has played 450 games, starting 404 of them – or 89.8 percent. That number grows lower by the day as the Mets continue to use him in his new role this year as a

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Players On Fire: Adrian Gonzalez

The Adrian Gonzalez of old is back, as he has homered in four straight ballgames entering today.

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The Manny Machado Effect On The Struggling O’s

Manny Machado is scheduled to run sprints for the first time in Sarasota, Florida today. While there is no timetable for Machado’s return, it’s probable that we’re looking at early- to mid-May before he is playing for the Orioles.

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Early Season Players In White Sox’s Sucess

The 2014 Chicago White Sox are the antithesis of last season’s squad; they are brash, energetic and the offense is full of the never-say-die attitude that was largely missing from the team that went 63-99 in 2013. Of course,

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Hey Yankees, Who’s On First?

Last night, Carlos Beltran played first base for the first time in his career against the Boston Red Sox. With Jeter dealing with quad issues and Francisco Cervelli falling to a pulled hamstring, Girardi’s only other option was to

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Sunday Notes: Iowa Cubs Place Javier Baez On 15-Day DL

Cubs beat writer Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago reports that Javier Baez has been placed on the AAA disabled list: Cubs put top prospect Javier Baez on the disabled list: http://t.co/QHMNPD0YV6 — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) April 13, 2014 It sounds

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Sunday Notes: Rangers Place Adrian Beltre On 15-Day DL

Mike Axisa of CBS Sports writes that the Texas Rangers have placed third baseman Adrian Beltre on the 15-day DL with a left quad injury, the team announced. The move is retroactive to April 9. Beltre, 35, has been

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Sunday Notes: Denard Span Hopes To Take BP Monday

It sounds like Denard Span‘s concussion is fairly minor (if a brain injury can ever be considered minor). Span, who was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list on Saturday, told James Wagner of the Washington Post on Sunday