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Pirates' broadcaster details mid-game argument with Tony LaRussa

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Kyle Ringo) —   Arizona Diamondbacks Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa hasn’t managed a baseball game in more than four seasons, but he’s still willing to go to extraordinary lengths to defend his record in the job. La Russa entered the broadcast booth of the Pittsburgh Pirates television crew Tuesday during a game at PNC Park after hearing broadcaster Greg Brown characterize him as being a...
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Blue Jays 3, Yankees 1: Alex Rodriguez Goes Quietly in His Return, and So Do the Yankees

NY Times: Bats (SETH BERKMAN) — Back in the lineup for the first time since May 4, Rodriguez went 0 for 4 and the Yankees fell to the Blue Jays.
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Twins suspend pitching coach Neil Allen following DWI arrest

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Chris Cwik) — The Minnesota Twins have suspended pitching coach Neil Allen indefinitely following a DWI arrest. The team released a statement Thursday announcing the decision. [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now ] That statement read: "The Minnesota Twins are aware of the pending DWI charge against pitching coach Neil Allen. Mr. Allen has been suspended, with pay, indefinitely...
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MLB taking artifacts on the road in first-ever Hall of Fame tour

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Kyle Ringo) — Your browser does not support iframes. Major League Baseball used two iconic symbols of America’s pastime Thursday to introduce an unprecedented effort with the National Baseball Hall of Fame to share the game’s rich history with its fans. Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully narrated a video reading lines from “Field of Dreams” and commissioner Rob Manfred visited the...
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Report: Rougned Odor's suspension reduced by one game after appeal

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mike Oz) — Rougned Odor's suspension for clocking Jose Bautista is losing a small bit of its punch. According to MLB Network's Jon Heyman , Odor's suspension will be reduced from eight games to seven after his appeal to the league office. [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now ] Odor propelled the ugly brawl between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers on May 15 when he...
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Hector Olivera suspended through August 1 under domestic violence policy

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Chris Cwik) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has been suspended by Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred through August 1 under the league's domestic violence policy. [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now ] Olivera was arrested in April following a domestic dispute at a hotel in Virginia. He was eventually charged with one misdemeanor count of assault and battery...
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College baseball player enjoys unusual snack while on third base

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mike Oz) — No one would be surprised to see a baseball player dig into his pocket while on base and pull out a few sunflower seeds. They are, after all, a ballplayer's favorite snack. But the snack Buddy Reed of the University of Florida pulled out of his pocket Wednesday night might have caused a double take. [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now ] Reed was standing on third base...
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MLB concludes Padres national anthem fiasco wasn't malicious

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mike Oz) — A Major League Baseball investigation into  the national anthem fiasco involving the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus  has concluded the "regrettable situation was a product of human error" and had no malicious intent. MLB launched its own investigation into the controversy after it hit the mainstream news cycle earlier this week . On Saturday, members of chorus were...
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MLB Power Rankings: Red Sox closing in on Cubs

Yahoo.com: Tim Brown (Tim Brown) — Chicago still holds the top spot, but Boston and San Francisco have jumped up in Tim Brown's latest update.
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Is Wade Boggs throwing shade at Red Sox with Yankees ring?

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mike Oz) — We know Wade Boggs isn't necessarily the type of guy to do things for the sake of keeping up appearances. The guy who supposedly drinks 107 beers in one day doesn't care too much about what people think, ya know? [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now ] So there was Boggs on Wednesday, reassembled with members of the 1986 Boston Red Sox team at Fenway Park. The Red Sox...
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Derek Jeter wants to own a team and help baseball grow

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Liz Roscher) — Retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter took a break from not playing baseball to give an interview with CNBC's Squak Box on Wednesday, and he had a lot to say about the game of baseball.  Not surprisingly, Jeter loves baseball. And because he loves it, he wants to help it grow, and owning a baseball team is how he believes he can do that. Sadly, he immediately crossed the Yankees off...
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Top pitching prospect Julio Urias to debut for Dodgers on Friday

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Liz Roscher) — Baseball's number two prospect, pitcher Julio Urias, is getting the call so many prospects hope for. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that they're purchasing his contract on Friday in advance of his major league debut.  The Dodgers are expected to purchase on Friday the contract of LHP Julio Urias, who is scheduled to make his MLB debut Friday in New York. — Los Angeles Dodgers...
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Examining the value of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias in fantasy baseball for 2016 and beyond - MLB

$ESPN: MLB Insider The Dodgers are calling up super-prospect pitcher Julio Urias to make his MLB debut. Should fantasy owners "call him up" to their teams? Tommy Rancel breaks it down.
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Nomar Mazara: Free-swinging teenager turned sweet-swinging ROY candidate - MLB

$ESPN: MLB Insider Once a high-K, moderate-power prospect, Rangers OF Nomar Mazara has turned himself into a powerful hitter with good plate skills. Eno Sarris looks at what adjustments the kid made along the way.
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Ichiro Suzuki finds his old form with the Marlins

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Liz Roscher) — For some fans, baseball without Ichiro Suzuki just doesn’t make sense. He’s played for three teams in his 17-year MLB career, and most of those years were spent with the Seattle Mariners, with a two and a half year sojourn playing for the New York Yankees before he came to his current team, the Miami Marlins. No matter what team he plays for, knowing Ichiro is playing baseball, what he was...
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