Astros promote George Springer

HOUSTON -- Prized prospect George Springer has joined the Houston Astros prior to Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals. The Astros posted on their official Twitter account that they have promoted Springer from Triple-A Oklahoma City. We've got a Springer in our step! Welcome @gspringer_4...

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Mets minor league team is hosting “Seinfeld night”

Jerry Seinfeld is a big Mets fan, so he’ll probably love this. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Seinfeld” starting on NBC the Mets’ Single-A affiliate, the Brooklyn Cyclones of the New York-Penn League, are hosting a “Seinfeld Night” at the ballpark on July 5. Darren Rovell of ESPN....

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Mets minor league team is hosting “Seinfeld” night

Jerry Seinfeld is a big Mets fan, so he’ll probably love this. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Seinfeld” starting on NBC the Mets’ Single-A affiliate, the Brooklyn Cyclones of the New York-Penn League, are hosting a “Seinfeld Night” at the ballpark on July 5. Darren Rovell of ESPN....

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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Best rotation ERA entering today: #Brewers 2.25, #Athletics 2.52, #Braves 2.72, #Mariners 2.85, #Padres 3.02.
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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Worst rotation ERAs entering today: #DBacks 6.14, #Twins 5.46, #WhiteSox 5.15, #Rockies 4.78, #Phillies 4.59.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 2m | Score: 65
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Greg Johns , MLB.com, Mariners Beat Writer
Nick Franklin indeed will be joining the #Mariners today in Arlington. Here's the latest. t.co/H4fScu2iKo
@GregJohnsMLB | | 50m | Score: 63
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Wednesday #Mets at #Dbacks: EY Jr. – LF Murphy – 2B Wright – 3B Davis – 1B Brown – RF Kirk – CF Recker – C Tejada – SS Gee – RHP
@AdamRubinESPN | | 28m | Score: 60
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Derek Jeter said that he will play in today's second game.
@BryanHoch | | 2h | Score: 58
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Geoff Baker , Seattle Times, Mariners Beat Writer
Didn't take long for #Mariners to pull Nick Franklin trigger. Can instantly think of 2 guys he's an upgrade over, no matter where he plays.
@GeoffBakerTIMES | | 46m | Score: 54
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Yankees lineup game 1: Gardner 7 Beltran 9 Ellsbury 8 Soriano DH McCann 2 Solarte 4 Johnson 3 Anna 6 Sizemore 5 Tanaka 1
@BryanHoch | | 3h | Score: 54
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MLB Network , News and Updates
Francisco Liriano starts for the @Pirates vs. @JohnnyCueto & the @Reds in an NL Central showdown at 12:30pE (or @Cardinals vs @Brewers,
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Brett Taylor , BleacherNation.com, Writer
This has nothing to do with baseball, but maybe if the Cubs go down early today, you can just watch this: t.co/MZqBMehC8O
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
Entering tonight's start vs. #Phillies, #Braves Teheran is 15-9 with a 2.81 ERA in his past 30 starts, w/ 167 K & 44 BB in 188 IP
@ajcbraves | | 39m | Score: 35
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Zachary Levine , Baseball Prospectus, Baseball Writer
Astros fans, do you enjoy having Jarred Cosart on your team? There's a good chance he isn't if Hunter Pence isn't kept down 20 days in 2007.
@zacharylevine | | 47m | Score: 35
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Kendrys Morales reportedly rejected a $30 million offer last summer. t.co/10HmE6eLpU
@Buster_ESPN | | 2h | Score: 32
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Sweeny Murti , WFAN, Yankees Beat Reporter
David Robertson is scheduled to throw off a mound Thurs. Still plans on being ready to be activated when eligible next Tue.
@YankeesWFAN | | 2h | Score: 31
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YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
Today's TV lineup: #Yankees vs. Cubs GAME 1 (LIVE), #Yankees Postgame (4pm), The Michael Kay Show (5pm), #Yankees Pregame GAME 2 (6:30pm).
@YESNetwork | | 9m | Score: 30
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Chris Young has rejoined the #Mets in advance of his Friday activation from the DL, when he is eligible.
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Brett Taylor , BleacherNation.com, Writer
I would not hate seeing the Cubs sweep the Yankees today.
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Terry Collins says he'll know Friday when Jenrry Mejia (blister) attempts to throw a bullpen about his availability for next start.
@AdamRubinESPN | | 2m | Score: 5
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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Worst rotation ERAs entering today: #DBacks 6.14, #Twins 5.46, #WhiteSox 5.15, #Rockies 4.78, #Phillies 4.59.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 2m | Score: 65
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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Best rotation ERA entering today: #Brewers 2.25, #Athletics 2.52, #Braves 2.72, #Mariners 2.85, #Padres 3.02.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 2m | Score: 110
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Interesting cross promotion here at OPACY. A baseball game AND the polar bear plunge #orioles #freezing #CantFeelMyHands
@masnRoch | | 3m | Score: 5
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Terry Collins emphatically says Bartolo Colon starting Saturday -- no concern about back. #mets
@AdamRubinESPN | | 3m | Score: 5
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Brett Taylor , BleacherNation.com, Writer
Cubs and Yanks getting ready for Game One - here are your lineups, starters, broadcast info, etc.: t.co/DMKyTTpB17
@BleacherNation | | 4m | Score: 5
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Wendy Parker , WendyParker.org, Sports Reporter
They don't realize ATL is overrun with transplants driving through sprawl for right kind of bagel, deep dish pizza and rooting for the Mets.
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
#Athletics announce that "First Pitch for Diego" event will take place Saturday at the Coliseum.
@susanslusser | | 6m | Score: 25
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Bob Dutton , KC Star, Royals Beat Writer
#Mariners will play a double-header in Oakland on May 7 to make up for the April 4 postponement.
@TNT_Mariners | | 7m | Score: 5
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Greg Johns , MLB.com, Mariners Beat Writer
#Mariners-A's have scheduled doubleheader May 7 in Oakland to make up for game ppd. by poor field conditions.
@GregJohnsMLB | | 7m | Score: 9
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Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
Many media members at Miller Park now shifting to Bradley Center for Bucks sale. Couldn't they wait until Brewers out of town tomorrow?
@Haudricourt | | 7m | Score: 25
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YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
Today's TV lineup: #Yankees vs. Cubs GAME 1 (LIVE), #Yankees Postgame (4pm), The Michael Kay Show (5pm), #Yankees Pregame GAME 2 (6:30pm).
@YESNetwork | | 9m | Score: 30
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DodgersNation.com , News and Updates
The #Dodgers have one of the most diverse rosters in the big leagues. We have Jackie to thank for that: t.co/PwECWUkDCi
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John Fay , Cincinnati Enquirer, Sportswriter
Liriano: 12 pitches, 3 strikes, 2 wild pitches. #Reds up 1-0.
@johnfayman | | 13m | Score: 15
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Mark Sheldon , MLB.com, Reds Beat Writer
#reds don't have a hit Liriano has 2 walks, 2 WPs and a Hamilton steal of 2B. It adds up to a 1-0 lead.
@m_sheldon | | 14m | Score: 20
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Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
So, Bucks being sold to New York billionaires. Looks like folks can stop asking #Brewers Mark Attanasio if he will jump in.
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BaseballAmerica.com , News and Updates
The Astros bring up George Springer, one of baseball's top prospects, and he leaves Triple-A on a high note. t.co/BZei6sQHLW
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C. Trent , Cincinnati Enquirer, Reds Beat Writer
Wild pitch is a run. 1-0 #Reds
@ctrent | | 14m | Score: 5
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Mike Harrington , Buffalo News, Sportswriter
For #Yankees fans: 5 years ago today, I was on hand to cover the new Yankee Stadium opener. Read my story here: t.co/81eWDLjsMX
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Mets affiliate to host 'Seinfeld Night'

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the first "Seinfeld" show, the New York Mets' Single-A affiliate in Brooklyn will host "Seinfeld Night" in July. The first 2,500 fans in attendance on July 5 will receive a Keith Hernandez "Magic Loogie" bobblehead, commemorating the episode where Kramer and Newma...

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Morales Rejected $30MM Extension Last Summer

Kendrys Morales is still without an employer as he and agent Scott Boras appear willing to wait beyond the June draft in order to free a signing team from the burden of having to surrender a draft pick. However, Morales had the opportunity to sign a deal that would've kept him in Seattle through 201...

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Mets affiliate to host 'Seinfeld Night'

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the first "Seinfeld" show, the New York Mets' Single-A affiliate in Brooklyn will host "Seinfeld Night" in July. The first 2,500 fans in attendance on July 5 will receive a Keith Hernandez "Magic Loogie" bobblehead, commemorating the episode where Kramer and Newma...

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The Astros are calling up George Springer

I wasn’t expecting this until June, maybe, but the Astros are going with the smart baseball decision over the smart financial decision. From Mark Berman at Fox26 Houston: Major League Baseball sources told FOX 26 Sports the Houston Astros will call up outfielder George Springer from Triple-A Oklah...

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(PHOTO) Chicago White Sox Are ‘Boston Strong’

Contributing Writer It was a classy move by the White Sox in the Windy City Tuesday night as the team opened a three-game series against the Red Soxby donning "Boston Strong" t-shirts in tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Tuesday was the one-year anniversary of the tragedy that ...

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World premiere! Bryce Harper's first Gatorade commercial is liquid fun

At one point in the dream-like "liquid world" of Bryce Harper's first commercial as a spokesman for Gatorade, he swings and literally tears the cover off the ball like Roy Hobbs in "The Natural." Only Hobbs didn't have Gatorade, so the ball transforms into a screaming line drive — another baseball...

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Report: Braves office receives racist emails toward Hank Aaron

A week after the 40-year anniversary of his historic home run No. 715, Hank Aaron continues to be the subject of racist hate mail, according to a national newspaper. "Sheer racism, exposed in vile letters directed to Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, have poured into the Atlanta Braves offices over the past...

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Dodgers Vs. Giants Recap: Jansen Blows Save In Extra Innings Loss

The hours leading up to Tuesday’s game were bittersweet for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as Clayton Kershaw completed another successful bullpen session, but Chad Billingsley did not, and Brian Wilson was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list, at the expense of Paco Rodriguez. Nonetheless, the Dodg...

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Jane Lee - MLB.com, A's Beat Reporter
A's now tied with Brewers for baseball's best record at 10-4.
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Alex Pavlovic - Mercury News, Giants Beat Reporter
Brian Wilson warming up again and Santiago Casilla might hit against him. The Internet isn't ready for this.
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Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon may miss next start with back issue

Bartolo Colon could miss his next scheduled start due to a back issue. PHOENIX - Bartolo Colon was dealing with a back issue in his last start, a Mets source confirmed to the Daily News Tuesday night, and “it remains to be seen,” if he will be able to make his next scheduled start Saturday. The ...

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