Jason Grilli - Pittsburgh Pirates
Getting ready for another match up vs Oakland! Retweet if you're tuning in, or better yet, heading out to the ball park! #GoHalos
@GrillCheese49 | | 51m | Score: 250

Braves Sign Indy Ball’s Hardest-Throwing Pitcher

It wasn’t that many years ago that an independent leaguer throwing 92-93 mph would be notable. But the ever-increasing velocity around the game has spread to the indy leagues as well. Now we have a triple-digit indy baller. Danny Carela (Photo by Carl Kline). Windy City’s closer Danny Carela mor...

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Yankees send Masahiro Tanaka back to New York after experiencing ‘general soreness’ in right arm

TORONTO - Masahiro Tanaka is headed home for New York after experiencing what a Yankees spokesman described as "general soreness" in his right arm. Tanaka threw 49 pitches in a simulated game on Thursday in Detroit. He said afterwards that his arm felt the "normal soreness" pitchers feel after throw...

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NY Daily News, Yankees Beat Writer
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Top tweets
Kevin McAlpin , Braves Radio Network, MLB Reporter
Jonny Venters says after talking to Dr Andrews and his family, that he will give it another shot and undergo a third Tommy John. #Braves
@KevinMcAlpin | | 3h | Score: 80
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Alden Gonzalez , MLB.com, Angels Beat Writer
Trying to clear up this “light wave” stuff that became a pretty big talking point last night: t.co/YM61EacP6O #Angels
@Alden_Gonzalez | | 2h | Score: 67
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Mike DiGiovanna , Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Angels
Garrett Richards in #Angels clubhouse. Knee brace on, still on crutches, in good spirits.
@MikeDiGiovanna | | 1h | Score: 58
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Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
#Cubs Hoyer repeats what they've said all year: No re: potential Bryant call up. "Nothing has changed on that front."
@CarrieMuskat | | 48m | Score: 56
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Mark Sheldon , MLB.com, Reds Beat Writer
Another gem of a catch for Hamilton to rob Martin in 2nd inn. That's Hamilton's eleventy seventh great catch of the season #reds
@m_sheldon | | 36m | Score: 55
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
Plan is to have Lowrie rejoin #Athletics on Monday.
@susanslusser | | 42m | Score: 55
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Pedro Moura , OC Register, MLB Reporter
Garrett Richards has watched every game on TV: "It's a little bit difficult. But, at the same time, it's what I look forward to at night."
@pedromoura | | 53m | Score: 55
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Nick Piecoro , Arizona Republic, Diamonbacks Beat Writer
Kirk Gibson said Chris Owings, A.J. Pollock, Cody Ross and Daniel Hudson could all come off the DL when rosters expand on Monday.
@nickpiecoro | | 55m | Score: 55
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Joel Goldberg , Fox Sports, Royals Live Host
Danny Duffy says Bruce Chen taught him how to be a big leaguer. Says Chen told team not to feel bad, they've got games to win
@goldbergkc | | 2h | Score: 55
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Mark Feinsand , NY Daily News, Yankees Beat Writer
Jeter's most memorable moment in Toronto? "The first thing I think about is dislocating my shoulder... I don’t know if that’s a good thing."
@FeinsandNYDN | | 30m | Score: 50
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Henry Schulman , S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
Petit to stay on Lincecum's rotation spot. Bochy says he can eventually use Tim in long or late relief. #sfgiants
@hankschulman | | 31m | Score: 50
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Gordon Edes , ESPNBoston.com, Red Sox Reporter
Theo's Cubs hold a one-game lead over Sox entering play today. Imagine that
@GordonEdes | | 38m | Score: 50
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Bill Plunkett , Orange County Register, Dodgers Beat Writer
#Dodgers Sept. callups have arrived -- new bubble machine with multiple backups. Dodgers are 14th in NL in HRs but have gone thru 7 machines
@billplunkettocr | | 46m | Score: 50
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Joel Goldberg , Fox Sports, Royals Live Host
The line of players and media who wanted to wish Bruce Chen good luck speaks to the quality teammate and person Bruce is.
@goldbergkc | | 2h | Score: 50
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Mike DiGiovanna , Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Angels
Garrett Richards said he knew he was out for year when heard pop in knee and went down. "I thought I had a bone sticking out of my body."
@MikeDiGiovanna | | 53m | Score: 45
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FoxSports.com , MLB News and Updates
HE'S BAACCK! The #STLCards activate C Yadier Molina from the 15-day DL & option Tony Cruz Molina is batting 6th & behind the plate
@MLBONFOX | | 3h | Score: 45
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Sean McAdam , CSNNE.com, MLB Reporter
Betts, 21, becomes the youngest Red Sox hitters to hit a grand slam since Tony Conigliaro (20) in 1965.
@Sean_McAdam | | 4m | Score: 35
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Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
Hoyer says they'll go to 6-man rotation. "We have guys like Turner and Doubront who we want to get a look at." #Cubs
@CarrieMuskat | | 40m | Score: 35
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Mike DiGiovanna , Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Angels
Still no Saturday night starter named for #Angels. Nothing. Changed from Friday. Probably Rasmus or Roth.
@MikeDiGiovanna | | 49m | Score: 35
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Anthony DiComo , MLB.com, Mets Beat Writer
And there goes deGrom's no-no; Grady Sizemore breaks it up with a single in the fifth. Bazzzooooom. #Mets
@AnthonyDiComo | | 2m | Score: 5
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WFAN Radio , New York Mets News
Sizemore single in 5th. #NotTonightBoss
@MetsBooth | | 2m | Score: 5
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Dylan Hernandez , Los Angeles Times, Dodgers Beat Writer
Dodgers plan for Ryu to pitch Sunday.
@dylanohernandez | | 2m | Score: 10
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NESN , Sports News and Updates
Red Sox-Rays Live: Mookie Betts' Grand Slam Gives Boston 8-0 Lead: t.co/EqryCejcnY
@NESN | | 3m | Score: 5
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Michael G. Baron , MetsBlog.com, Mets Beat Writer
Jake deGrom has allowed 3 ER or less in 14 of his first 17 big league starts. He hasn't allowed much of anything so far tonight. #Mets
@michaelgbaron | | 3m | Score: 5
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Craig Heist , WTOP Radio, Sportscaster
May give up a lead off hit then drills Jones and Cruz. #Orioles load the bases with no out for Delmon Young.
@cheistsports | | 3m | Score: 5
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Henry Schulman , S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
#sfgiants update: Yusmeiro Petit to keep Tim Lincecum’s spot: t.co/CxX104tLHK
@hankschulman | | 3m | Score: 5
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Rhett Bollinger , MLB.com, Twins Beat Reporter
May loses his control here in the fourth, plunking both Jones and Cruz to load the bases among boos from Orioles fans. Nobody out.
@RhettBollinger | | 3m | Score: 5
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Pearce leaves game with abdominal injury - School of Roch: Infielder Jimmy Paredes is making his Orioles debut... t.co/jCRPCSN3Kt
@masnRoch | | 3m | Score: 5
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Gregor Chisholm , MLB.com, Blue Jays Beat Writer
Hard to believe but Bautista is 3 homers shy of hitting 30 for the first time since 2011. Injuries obviously a factor in that. #BlueJays
@gregorMLB | | 3m | Score: 5
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Sean McAdam , CSNNE.com, MLB Reporter
Betts, 21, becomes the youngest Red Sox hitters to hit a grand slam since Tony Conigliaro (20) in 1965.
@Sean_McAdam | | 4m | Score: 35
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Ian Browne , MLB.com, Red Sox Beat Writer
The Red Sox bat around in the first two innings.
@IanMBrowne | | 5m | Score: 10
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Mike Harrington , Buffalo News, Sportswriter
Joey Bats goes boom in Toronto. Bautista with a 2nd-deck bomb that even sounded spectacular. 27th. 1-0 #Bluejays over #Yankees in 4th.
@BNHarrington | | 6m | Score: 5
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Shi Davidi , Sportsnet, Baseball Reporter
Jose Bautista solo shot opens scoring in B4, #BlueJays 1-0 over #Yankees. Has homers in three straight games.
@ShiDavidi | | 6m | Score: 15
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Gregor Chisholm , MLB.com, Blue Jays Beat Writer
Bautista with his 27th homer of the season. It's a solo shot into the second deck in LF. #BlueJays take a 1-0 lead.
@gregorMLB | | 6m | Score: 5
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Mark Feinsand , NY Daily News, Yankees Beat Writer
Bautista go boom. Blue Jays lead 1-0.
@FeinsandNYDN | | 6m | Score: 5
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Paredes singles into RF for 1st #orioles hit
@masnRoch | | 7m | Score: 25
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Sean McAdam , CSNNE.com, MLB Reporter
Grand slam from Betts -- first of his career -- and the rout is on: 8-0 Red Sox, top second.
@Sean_McAdam | | 7m | Score: 15
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Scott Lauber , Boston Herald, Red Sox Reporter
First career grand slam for Mookie Betts, and #RedSox break it open vs. Archer, Rays. 8-0, with two outs in second inning
@ScottLauber | | 8m | Score: 5
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WFAN Radio , New York Mets News
d'Arnaud single scored Wright. 1-0 Mets in 4th. #Leading
@MetsBooth | | 8m | Score: 5
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Royals Designate Bruce Chen For Assignment

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Texas Rangers tie MLB record

HOUSTON -- The old baseball adage is that you can't tell the players without a program. For the Texas Rangers, there may be a little truth to it as Ryan Rua will become the team's 59th player this season, tying a major-league record. Rua, a rookie first baseman/outfielder, was promoted when outfield...

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Rangers Release Phil Irwin

The Rangers announced that they have released right-hander Phil Irwin in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for infielder/outfielder Ryan Rua, whose contract has been selected from Triple-A Round Rock. Rua will replace outfielder Jim Adduci, who has been placed on the 7-day concussion list, ...

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Kevin McAlpin - Braves Radio Network, MLB Reporter
Jonny Venters says after talking to Dr Andrews and his family, that he will give it another shot and undergo a third Tommy John. #Braves
@KevinMcAlpin | | 3h | Score: 80

Athletics decide not to protest controversial call in loss to Angels

Erick Aybar The Oakland Athletics decided not to file a formal protest of a controversial obstruction call in the ninth inning of Thursday night’s game in Angel Stadium, meaning the Angels’ 4-3, 10-inning victory will stand. General Manager Billy Beane, assistant GM David Forst and Manager Bob M...

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Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Angels
4h
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Yankees Designate Rich Hill For Assignment

The Yankees have designated left-hander Rich Hill for assignment in order to clear a roster spot for the recently acquired Josh Outman, the team announced via press release.

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4h

How to fete Jeter: Do’s and don’ts for the AL East rivals

TORONTO — Let’s kick things off by catching up on Pop Quiz questions. 1. From Richard Ievoli of Naples, Fla.: The 1973 film “Bang the Drum Slowly” features footage of two active players who eventually made the Hall of Fame. Name the two players. 2. From Rich Rini of Latham, NY: Which “Gill...

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Ken Davidoff
New York Post, Baseball Writer
4h

Indians Sign Russell Branyan

The Indians announced (Twitter link) that they have signed veteran corner infielder Russell Branyan to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Columbus. The former big league slugger has spent the 2014 season with los Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League and has slashed a robust .296/...

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5h

Quick Hits: Montero, Astros, Pierzynski

Jesus Montero was at the center of a bizarre situation on Thursday night, as MILB.com’s Tyler Maun reports. While on a rehab assignment at Seattle’s short-season class A affiliate, Montero reportedly had to be restrained from going after a Mariners crosschecker with a bat after the scout reporte...

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Tigers Designate Jose Ortega For Assignment

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Dodgers Minor League Recap – 8/28: Two No-Hitters Thrown

Albuquerque won 10-5 Joc Pederson – 2 for 3, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 BB, K Alex Guerrero – 1 for 3, 2B, RBI, 2 R Griff Erickson – 4 for 4, 5 RBI Scott Elbert – 1 IP, Hit, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K’s Chattanooga won 1-0 Darnell Sweeney – 2 for 3, 2B, BB, K, 2 SB Scott Schebler – 0 for 4, 2 K’s Corey Seage...

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Alleged ice-cream-sandwich-ordering Mariners scout says everyone’s got the story all wrong

Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times contacted the Mariners scout who is alleged to have taunted Jesus Montero and have sent him an ice cream sandwich. Which Montero then allegedly threw at him while allegedly taking a bat in his general direction in the stands. “Allegedly.” “Allegedly.” Say the...

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AL East Links: Jeter, Beckham, Orioles

Derek Jeter has been worth only 0.1 fWAR in his final season, and the Yankees‘ insistence on keeping him as the regular shortstop and in the No. 2 spot in the batting order is hurting the team, CBS Sports’ Mike Axisa writes. Jeter is too proud and/or competitive to ask to be dropped in the lineu...

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6h

Jesus Montero gets heckled by Mariners employee, throws ice cream sandwich

Otto Greule Jr Montero was heckled by a member of the Mariners organization last night while on a rehab appearance, and approached the stands with a bat while cursing and spitting. This isn't good in a lot of ways. This is one of the weirdest stories I've ever heard coming out of the Mariners organi...

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Orioles, Nelson Cruz Mutually Interested In Extension

The Orioles and Nelson Cruz share an interest in keeping the slugger in Baltimore past the 2014 season, CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports. Both Dan Duquette and Adam Katz (Cruz’s agent) declined on comment on whether any extension talks have already taken place or will take place, though both parti...

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Report: there is some major tension between Astros manager Bo Porter and GM Jeff Luhnow

Ken Rosenthal has a report of management strife between Astros manager Bo Porter and GM Jeff Luhnow. As is so often the case in any organization, it boils down to communication. Or lack thereof. Specifically, Porter’s anger at not being consulted by Luhnow in several instances, including a time wh...

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