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Brewers to hire Counsell as manager

Craig Counsell, Milwaukee Brewers, 2011

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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

Homer Bailey, April 2015

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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

Joe Nathan, Detroit Tigers

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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

Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

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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.

MLB notebook: Cubs did not tamper with Maddon, MLB says

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Major League Baseball announced there was no tampering when manager Joe Maddon left the Tampa Bay Rays and signed with the Chicago Cubs.

MLB roundup: Orioles beat White Sox at empty Camden Yards

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The Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox played the first game in major league history that was not open to the public on Wednesday.

Diamondbacks rallying around former manger Gibson

Kirk Gibson, September 2014

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The Arizona Diamondbacks rallied behind former manager Kirk Gibson on Tuesday, after Gibson revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Mayor: Orioles game without fans is 'sad'

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday would be "another sad day in our city" when the Orioles play the White Sox in an empty Camden Yards in the afternoon.

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