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Jimmy Nelson in Brewers’ dugout after surgery

"I'm not worried about the rehab at all. I know I'll dominate the rehab," Nelson said. "These next few weeks, it's a lot of rest and recovery stuff, in the sling a lot. That's going to be the...

Justin Verlander brings World Series hope to Astros and city of Houston

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Oct. 2 MLB Playoffs issue. Subscribe today! Aug. 31, 20,000 feet above Texas All the navigation instruments indicate that the Astros' team plane is back over Texas and, at long last, approaching Houston....

Reds sign Tucker Barnhart to 4-year deal

CINCINNATI -- The Reds did not wait until the offseason to secure catcher Tucker Barnhart for the long term. On Friday, Barnhart was signed to a four-year, $16 million contract with a $7.5 million club option for the...

Cubs put stranglehold on Central with thrilling win over Brewers – Chicago Cubs Blog

MILWAUKEE -- From the jaws of defeat, the Chicago Cubs stole a victory from the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday after the Brewers almost stole it from them first. If Game 1 of the four-game weekend showdown between the...

Ozzie Albies, Braves beat Nationals

Roark delivered seven solid innings, but a two-run fourth fueled by Matt Wieters' throwing error proved to be the difference. "Facing these guys back to back, as they are already a good-hitting team, is a challenge within itself," Roark...

Cincinnati Reds to install additional safety netting over dugouts at Great American Ball Park

The Cincinnati Reds plan to install additional protective netting that spans across the length of the dugouts on each side of Great American Ball Park.Reds officials announced Thursday that the new netting will be installed during the offseason...

Dodgers’ Justin Turner exits with hand injury

PHILADELPHIA -- Dodgers All-Star third baseman Justin Turner was removed from Thursday's game vs. the Phillies in the second inning with a right thumb contusion, one inning after being hit by a Mark Leiter pitch. X-rays were negative. Turner,...

Inside the Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse, where two streaks define a season

A version of this story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Oct. 2 MLB Playoffs issue. Subscribe today! Sunday morning, Dodger Stadium, Dave Roberts' office, about 90 minutes before game time. You can feel the Sunday morning pregame sag emanating...

Indians defeat Angels, close in on best record

• Buy AL Central champs gear "We did a lot of good things tonight," Indians manager Terry Francona said. "And I thought they did a lot of good things. That was a fun game to be a part of....

Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton will get platelet rich plasma treatment to help repair...

Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton will get platelet-rich-plasma treatment to help repair an MCL strain in his left knee.The left-hander will be shut down for at least the next three to five days for the treatment and is...
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Jones Top Rookie, Misses Playoffs at Richmond – Motorsports Tribune

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway was the final chance for the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the...

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