FWIW, Gameday seems to think that Brett Gardner had a point.

Bryan Hoch
MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Bryan Hoch
MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
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Joe Sheehan , Sports Illustrated, Sportswriter
Derek Jeter's isolated power: .051. #Cubs' pitchers' isolated power: .066.
@joe_sheehan | | 52m | Score: 330

Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
YES cameras appeared to pick up a little touch of the sticky stuff on Joe Kelly's hat right before that Mark Teixeira flyout.
@BryanHoch | | 1h | Score: 283

Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Brett Gardner has been ejected.
@BryanHoch | | 52m | Score: 225

Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
You hate to use the word "embarrassing" when describing a team's play but how else would you describe what #Brewers are doing tonight?
@Haudricourt | | 1h | Score: 207

Kevin Burkhardt , SNY-TV, Sports Reporter
Curtis Granderson is batting .210. I mean wow.
@kevinburkhardt | | 14m | Score: 150

Derrick Goold , St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Baseball Writer
Best play in right field by a #Cardinals OF this season: Grichuk goes parallel to ground for diving catch toward line. #stlcards #pirates
@dgoold | | 36m | Score: 150

David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
#Braves have scored 1 run in 34 innings and none in 22 innings. Trail 2-0 through seven
@DOBrienAJC | | 40m | Score: 125

YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
After the replay, it’s an RBI single for The Captain! 7-3 game in the 5th, #Yankees still threatening. #season2Watch
@YESNetwork | | 54m | Score: 115

Derrick Goold , St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Baseball Writer
Wacha will start Thursday. Vs #Brewers #Cardinals
@dgoold | | 4h | Score: 112

Jenifer Langosch , MLB.com, Sportswriter
Adam Wainwright finding a way to compensate for less-than-desirable results on the mound: Drive in more runs (three) than you allow (two).
@LangoschMLB | | 24m | Score: 110

Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Such a beautiful gesture my Reds PR director Rob Butcher to leave a rosé above Monica Barlow's plaque… t.co/Oc6lydFoRu
@masnRoch | | 48m | Score: 105

Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
Baez moving to SS, Watkins in at 2B. Castro is out of the game. #Cubs
@CarrieMuskat | | 1h | Score: 101

Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Here's the Derek Jeter patch the Yankees will wear on left uniform sleeve and caps for most of September... t.co/wPDuBHUXtS
@BryanHoch | | 4h | Score: 99

Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
#Cubs Castro left w/sprained left ankle. He's being evaluated. Initial tests have ruled out any fracture
@CarrieMuskat | | 1h | Score: 98

Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
Yovani Gallardo just tied Ben Sheets' #Brewers record with his 1,206th career strikeout.
@Haudricourt | | 40m | Score: 90

Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
#orioles 15-1 when Caleb Joseph has an RBI. He's got one tonight
@masnRoch | | 16m | Score: 85

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Detroit Free Press , Tigers News and Updates
Clock hath stricken 12: Tigers (1 run) have 12 hits, 12 strikeouts, 12 left on base and 12 outs with runners in scoring position(in 14 ABs).
@freeptigers | | 3m | Score: 30

Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Jeurys Familia with a perfect eighth. #Mets 8, #Marlins 6, end 8
@AdamRubinESPN | | 3m | Score: 5

Travis Sawchik , Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Wainwright vs. Locke never looked very good on paper ... Cole with a 2-run lead vs. Lynn is a big missed opportunity for Pirates
@Sawchik_Trib | | 3m | Score: 25

Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
Good to see Soler stay in the game after fouling a ball off his left leg. #Cubs
@CarrieMuskat | | 4m | Score: 7

Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
5 runs ties Latos' season high #orioles #reds
@masnRoch | | 5m | Score: 10

Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Now on t.co/qRp3KIlQpY Gardner ejected for arguing a called third strike t.co/De7ySLoVJc
@BryanHoch | | 5m | Score: 9

Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Schoop 1st HR since Aug. 17 #orioles
@masnRoch | | 5m | Score: 15

Dan Connolly , Balitimore Sun, National Baseball Writer
Schoop crushes one into the Reds bullpen. His 13th. 5-0
@danconnollysun | | 5m | Score: 10

Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Yankees losing to Red Sox 7-3 in 8th. And Jonathan Schoop just led off the 2nd with his 13th HR
@masnRoch | | 6m | Score: 40

Bruce Levine , ESPN Radio, Baseball Reporter
Like I said, crushing Gallardo...no one up in the pen...
@ESPNChiCubs | | 6m | Score: 15

Scott MacArthur , TSN, Blue Jays Reporter
Sanchez works a clean 8th. 8-2 #BlueJays to 9th. Cabrera-Bautista-Encarnacion due up. #MLB #Rays
@TSNScottyMac | | 7m | Score: 5

Michael G. Baron , MetsBlog.com, Mets Beat Writer
Familia is throwing his fastball 98 mph tonight, despite working for the 3rd day in a row. But, he does need a rest. #mets
@michaelgbaron | | 7m | Score: 5

Bruce Miles , Daily Herald, Cubs Beat Writer
Doubles by Valbuena and Castillo and a homer by Alcantara (No. 8) give #Cubs a 7-1 lead.
@BruceMiles2112 | | 7m | Score: 5

Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
And still driving the ball. Alcantara blasts 2-run HR to RF for 7-1 lead. Gallardo obviously leaving ball up, up, up.
@Haudricourt | | 7m | Score: 5

Jim Salisbury , CSN, Phillies Beat Writer
Bastardo warming in the bullpen
@JSalisburyCSN | | 7m | Score: 5

Scott MacArthur , TSN, Blue Jays Reporter
Bautista's effort on that Longoria foul ball is noted but, up 8-2 in the 8th, be careful. #BlueJays #MLB #Rays
@TSNScottyMac | | 7m | Score: 5

Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
Alcantara follows w/2R HR. #Cubs
@CarrieMuskat | | 7m | Score: 56

Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
Castillo RBI double off LF wall in 5th gives #Cubs 5-1 lead
@CarrieMuskat | | 8m | Score: 21

Bruce Levine , ESPN Radio, Baseball Reporter
Welington Castillo off the wall for a double. Cubs crushing some balls off Gallardo. 5-1 Bot 5
@ESPNChiCubs | | 8m | Score: 15

Alyson Footer , MLB.com, National Correspondent
The Angels are a very good baseball team but tonight they have one hit through five innings.
@alysonfooter | | 10m | Score: 5

Pirates' true MVP? It may not be Andrew McCutchen

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was the 2013 NL MVP, but he thinks teammate Josh Harrison is worthy of the 2014 award. ST. LOUIS - Really, he's an everyday utility player, perhaps the finest in all of baseball. He has played five positions on the field this year, hit in six spots, and has do...

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Bob Nightengale
USA Today, Baseball Writer
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  • Derek Holland, Texas Rangers
    The cleats for the game have a special name on them. As we fight together! #prayforbriggs http://t.co/Ky6O7F1IVL
  • Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati Reds
    #KicksOfTheDay... Nothing's better than having #RedBottoms on your feet with them #MakeItRain socks… http://t.co/EyWKYhXuq6
  • Jose Reyes, Toronto Blue Jays
    Respect to all the patients and the families battling this disease. You are not alone! For more info… http://t.co/LVnI7egZem
  • LaTroy Hawkins, New York Mets
    #Rockies #rockieswin #iceitup #iceicebaby #icebucketdiary #thestruggleisreal #appearance992… http://t.co/MaXhPZTkK7
  • Ben Revere, Philadelphia Phillies
    Wanna wish my older brother JR (on my left) a Happy Birthday.. Still til this day is my role model!… http://t.co/e9ejMGXP2m

Yankees will wear cap and uniform patches honoring Derek Jeter for the final three weeks

It’s usually an honor reserved for players who have recently had their number retired, or been elected to the Hall of Fame, or died. But the Yankees want to sell some merchandise, people … The Derek Jeter patch will be worn by the team from Sept. 7 through the end of the 2014 season. #FarewellCa...

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Joc Pederson will start for Dodgers in place of slumping Yasiel Puig

Joc Pederson That must have been one impressive ball Joc Pederson lined foul Monday night. Because one day after Manager Don Mattingly said he would only use his much ballyhooed prospect as a pinch-hitter or pinch-runner in September, Pederson was in the lineup. That’s right: Pederson is starting ...

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L.A Times, Dodgers Blogger
Bryan Hoch - MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
YES cameras appeared to pick up a little touch of the sticky stuff on Joe Kelly's hat right before that Mark Teixeira flyout.
@BryanHoch | | 1h | Score: 283
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Red Sox-Yankees Live: Mookie Betts Launches Solo Homer To Give Sox 7-1 Lead

Mid 4th, Red Sox 7-1: It looks like the Red Sox are at the driving range right now. Mookie Betts launched Boston’s third home run of the game in the fourth inning, extending the Red Sox’s lead to 7-1. Betts now has two hits for the third straight game, another sign the 21-year-old is settling in...

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Bigger than baseball: Derek Holland learns what's really important in life through sick teen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sometimes things happen for a reason. On Tuesday evening, Derek Holland will walk to the mound at Kauffman Stadium and bring to an end his frustratingly long seven-month rehab process from surgery to repair torn cartilage in his knee, which he suffered when he tripped over his d...

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Evan Grant
Dallas Morning News, Baseball Columist

Red Sox-Yankees Live: Daniel Nava, Xander Bogaerts Go Yard As Boston Opens 6-0 Lead

Mid 3rd, Red Sox 6-0: The Yankees needed a good effort from Shane Greene. Instead, he provided a stinker. Greene received the hook with two outs in the third inning after getting knocked around by the Red Sox. He was charged with six runs on six hits and three walks in his worst outing of the year. ...

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Shane Victorino - Boston Red Sox
He gone⚾️⚾️⚾️back to back bombs for the boys #Nava #Bogaerts
@ShaneVictorino | | 2h | Score: 102

Rest of season in doubt for Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo after MRI reveals back strain

Whether it costs him the rest of the season, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo’s sore back is expected to sideline him for at least half of the final month of the season after an MRI on Tuesday revealed a muscle strain in the lower back. “It’s kind of a relief that the MRI showed something, so ...

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Gordon Wittenmyer
Chicago Sun-Times, Cubs Beat Writer

Padres Designate Troy Patton, Chris Nelson

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Hunter Pence
San Francisco Giants

Wacha to start Thursday for Cards

After just two minor league innings and some 34 pitches, Cardinals righthander Michael Wacha has been named to start the first game Thursday night in an important four-game series at Milwaukee. Wacha, 5-5 with a 2.79 earned run average, hasn't pitched for the Cardinals since June 17. After that, he ...

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Derrick Goold
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Baseball Writer

Michael Wacha to start Thursday for the Cardinals

Michael Wacha‘s recovery from a shoulder injury has gone so well that the Cardinals just announced he’ll come off the disabled list to start Thursday against the Brewers. Wacha made just one minor-league rehab start, throwing 34 pitches Sunday at Double-A, so he’ll be on a pitch count limit th...

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Craig Breslow: Yoenis Cespedes ‘Can Throw A Baseball Across The World’

Yoenis Cespedes has drawn rave reviews in his short time with the Boston Red Sox. Cespedes’ stint with the Red Sox, which began July 31 when Boston traded pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for the Cuban slugger, has involved a steady diet of complim...

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Yankees to wear Derek Jeter patch

The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season. The baseballs with Jeter logos that will be put in play...

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