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|Nationals' Stephen Strasburg's aching elbow is not a season-ending injury, team says|
Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who left his start Wednesday in the third inning because of discomfort in the back of his right elbow, has a strained flexor mass and there is no timetable for his return. Paul Lessard, Washington’s director of athletic training, says the injury...
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|New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores win arbitration hearing|
The Sports Xchange Infielder Wilmer Flores won his salary arbitration hearing with the New York Mets and was awarded $2.2 million Saturday.
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|Mets leave Atlanta in style, and here comes the real test|
ATLANTA — A year later the stakes are much different, but for the Mets another big September series in Washington begins Monday night. After all but clinching the NL East in 2015 with a three-game sweep at Nationals Park in early September, the Mets are now just trying to navigate a three-team wild-card race. They...
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|Gary Sanchez busts out of first slump in style|
Gary Sanchez picked a good time to break out of the first slump of his major league career. He entered Friday with just six hits in his previous 35 at-bats and had only one extra-base hit in that nine-game stretch. That changed with a booming solo home run to center in the third inning of...
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|Mark Teixeira rediscovers star power for one special night|
Mark Teixeira knows how to hit a home run. That comes with skill and accumulated knowledge from years of sizing up pitchers and their patterns and their stuff. It’s just that most days now, Teixeira cannot hit a homer. His mind is fertile. His body is decaying. Even he concedes: “My bat is a little...
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|Mark Teixeira slam lifts Yankees to wet, wild victory over the Rays|
And then it was one. The Yankees overcame three rain delays Friday and got homers from the old — Mark Teixeira — and the new — Gary Sanchez — in a sloppy 7-5 win over the Rays to pull within a game of the second AL wild-card spot. Dellin Betances came back out to finish...
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