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MLB notebook: Rays' Cobb could be lost for season

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Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb has been on the disabled list since spring training with forearm tightness and now it appears he might be out for the season after an MRI revealed a partial tear in an elbow ligament, the Tampa Bay Times reported Tuesday.

MLB roundup: Angels' Perez hits walk-off HR in debut

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Carlos Perez's leadoff homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.

Looks like A-Rod's 660th home run has 80% discount

Alex Rodriguez hits 660th home run

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Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run ball might fetch up to $20,000 on the market, a drastic price cut from the $105,000 his 500th home run ball sold for at auction.

MLB roundup: Brewers win in Counsell's debut

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Ryan Braun drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to three games with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday in Craig Counsell's managerial debut.

Brewers to hire Counsell as manager

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The Milwaukee Brewers will name Craig Counsell as their next manager after firing Ron Roenicke on Sunday night, according to multiple reports.

MLB roundup: Teheran sharp as Braves blank Reds

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Julio Teheran bounced back from three consecutive shaky starts to throw six scoreless innings and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Sunday and earn a split in the four-game series at Turner Field.

Boston boos: Rodriguez ties Mays' 660 homers

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His suspension from baseball meant it took longer to catch up with the milestone Willie Mays set over 40 years ago. But the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hit a home run over the left-field wall in Boston late Friday for career homer number 660.


Reds RHP Bailey to undergo Tommy John surgery

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Cincinnati Reds right-hander Homer Bailey has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced Friday.

Rangers pleased with Hamilton's workouts

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The Texas Rangers are pleased after watching outfielder Josh Hamilton work out at the team's spring training facility.

Tigers' Nathan has season-ending surgery

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Right-hander Joe Nathan and the Detroit Tigers acknowledged Thursday he had reconstructive elbow and flexor repair season-ending surgery.

MLB roundup: Reds' Leake beats Braves

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Cincinnati right-hander Mike Leake allowed just two singles over eight scoreless innings and hit the fifth homer of his career as the Reds defeated the Atlanta Braves 5-1 Thursday night at Turner Field.

Cardinals' Wainwright has surgery, expected back next spring

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright underwent surgery Thursday to repair a torn Achilles, and general manager John Mozeliak said the team hopes Wainwright will be ready for spring training next year.

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