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New York Mets ace Matt Harvey undergoes Tommy John Surgery

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

New York Mets ace right hander Matt Harvey finally underwent Tommy John surgery on his injured pitching elbow on Tuesday. Harvey had tried to avoid surgery for several weeks, believing he could simply rehab the injury and return to the mound. It was finally determined his best course was to ...

Brandon Phillips: Cincinnati Reds plan to trade second baseman this winter

Friday, October 18th, 2013

The Cincinnati Reds bowed out of the 2013 playoffs in the one-game wild card round in disappointing fashion. After firing manager Dusty Baker, the Reds are apparently not done remaking their organization. Word has now come that they plan on trading second baseman Brandon Phillips this winter as well. Phillips posted ...

Arizona Diamondbacks angry Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated in their pool

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

After the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League West title on Thursday on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks they celebrated by jumping in the pool at Chase Field. Not surprisingly, the Diamondbacks were not amused by the celebration. Diamondbacks president and CEO Derrick Hall said in a statement to ...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter shut down for rest of 2013

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

The New York Yankees placed shortstop Derek Jeter on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a left ankle injury. Reports claim that the team plans to shut him down for the remainder of the 2013 season. The 39-year-old Yankee captain has been battling soreness in his surgically repaired ankle and ...

Bryce Harper hurts hip, flying back to D.C. for tests

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been dealing with a hip issue for weeks, but it seemed like he was past the worst of it until Saturday. He aggravated the injury again during batting practice Saturday night in Miami and will be flying back to Washington to undergo tests on ...

Pittsburgh Pirates clinch first .500 season in 20 years

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The streak is over! On Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled out a 4-3 road win against the Milwaukee Brewers to earn their 81st win of the 2013 season. In doing so, the franchise clinched its first non-losing record in 20 years. The Pirates last posted a winning record in 1992 ...

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates eye Justin Morneau for stretch

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets to bolster their squad for the stretch run. According to reports, the team isn't satisfied and has its eyes on an even bigger name to help its quest for a playoff spot. John ...