Baseball Wiretap

Dodgers Place Justin Turner On DL
Justin Turner has a Grade 1 strained right hamstring that he injured trying to score on Thursday.

Sandy Alderson: Mets Changing How They Handle Injuries
Sandy Alderson will now meet daily with the training staff, something he hasn't always done in the past.

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Nationals Beginning To Explore Trade Market For Closer
David Robertson (White Sox), Kelvin Herrera (Royals) and A.J. Ramos (Marlins) are all being mentioned as possibilities.

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White Sox, Cardinals Favorites To Sign Luis Robert
The White Sox and Cardinals are viewed as the favorites to sign Cuban youngster Luis Robert, according to reports.

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Angels To Sign Doug Fister
Doug Fister hasn't pitched this season and will likely be optioned to the Minor Leagues to prepare for a big league role.

Chris Cotillo/SB Nation

Blue Jays Suspend Kevin Pillar Two Games For Homophobic Slur
The Blue Jays have suspended Kevin Pillar for two games for yelling an anti-gay slur at a Braves pitcher.

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Freddie Freeman Out 10 Weeks With Fractured Wrist
The Braves will be without Freddie Freeman for approximately 10 weeks after an MRI and CT scan revealed a nondisplaced left wrist fracture.


Extension Talks 'Highly Doubtful' During Season For J.D. Martinez
J.D. Martinez says he'd love to remain with the Tigers, but that it's "highly unlikely" there will be any contract negotiations during the season.

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Alex Rodriguez Coy About Getting Invite To Derek Jeter's Ceremony
Alex Rodriguez declined to elaborate when asked if he was invited to be a part of Derek Jeter's No. 2 retirement ceremony Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

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Braves Miffed After Jose Bautista Homers, Stares Down Pitcher
Benches emptied in Wednesday's game between the Braves and Blue Jays after Jose Bautista hit a home run, stood at home plate and stared toward Eric O'Flaherty before flipping the bat away.


Freddie Freeman Set For Tests On Left Wrist
Freddie Freeman left Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays after getting struck on the left wrist by a pitch in the fifth inning.


Brewers Move Struggling Wily Peralta To Bullpen
Wily Peralta has a 6.08 ERA in 40 innings this season.


Twins Have Homered In 16 Straight Games
Byron Buxton hit a home run in the fourth inning on Tuesday night to help the Twins tie a 38-year-old franchise record with a homer in 16 straight games.

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Marlins Option Tom Koehler To Triple-A
Tom Koehler, 30, has been a fixture in Miami's rotation since 2013 and hasn't thrown a pitch in the Minor Leagues since then.

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Mariners Turn To Committee At Closer
Edwin Diaz has been removed as the closer for the Mariners, who will use a committee going forward.


Joe Maddon Becomes Eighth Active Manager With 1,000 Wins
Joe Maddon celebrated with a glass of red wine made by Big Smooth Wines out of Lodi, California in the press room.

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Bryce Harper Has Now Homered At Every NL Ballpark
Bryce Harper hit a home run to the last row of seats in right field in the top of the ninth at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.

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Theo Epstein Isn't Worried About Struggling Cubs
The Cubs are 19-19 after winning the World Series last fall and have a losing record at home.

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Mets Sign Neil Ramirez To Bolster Bullpen
Neil Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Sunday.


Indians Promote Top Prospect Bradley Zimmer
Bradley Zimmer, 24, was a first round pick of the Indians in 2014.


Diamondbacks Unlikely To Sign Doug Fister
The Diamondbacks are probably out of the running to sign Doug Fister, according to general manager Mike Hazen.

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Carlos Gomez To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Hamstring Strain
The Rangers have placed Carlos Gomez on the disabled list and he will be sidelined for at least a month with a right hamstring strain.

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Mother's Day Shoes Nearly Injured Jose Altuve
Jose Altuve was in the lineup for the Astros on Monday after giving the club a scare because his special Mother's Day shoes were too snug.

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Ross Detwiler Opts Out Of Contract With Athletics
The Athletics have released Ross Detwiler from his Minor League contract after he exercised his opt-out clause with the club.

Susan Slusser/San Francisco Chronicle

Jose Quintana Remains Popular Target On Trade Market
Jose Quintana has a 4.38 ERA through eight starts, but remains a hot target on the trade market.

Bruce Levine/CBS Chicago

Sarcastic Joe Maddon Has 'Ideas' For Safety Rules
Joe Maddon engaged in a sarcastic rant on safety on Sunday morning after going off on the subject after a loss on Saturday as well.

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Drew Pomeranz Headed For MRI On Left Triceps
Drew Pomeranz walked off the mound before the start of fourth inning with left triceps tightness on Sunday.

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Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's No. 2
Over his 20-year career, Derek Jeter served as the franchise's 13th captain and won five World Series.

David Price Throws Well In Simulated Game
David Price is scheduled to pitch for Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday in Buffalo.

Yankees Place Aroldis Chapman On DL
GM Brian Cashman said that Aroldis Chapman won't pitch in a game for at least four weeks because of left shoulder rotator cuff inflammation.