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Report: Los Angeles Angels to sign Tim Lincecum

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The Los Angeles Angels rotation is reportedly getting some reinforcement. Former Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum is close to a deal with the Angels, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, and Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Sources: Tim Lincecum closing in on a deal with the Angels. Giants and White Sox are out. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) May 16, ...

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Blue Jays, Rangers benches empty in massive brawl

In the 8th inning of Sunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers, a brawl broke out that resulted in punches being thrown, and several ejections. With Toronto at-bat, and Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista at first base, a ground ball was hit to Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre. Beltre threw to second base, and Bautista met ...

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Report: Nationals sign Stephen Strasburg to long-term extension

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In a shocking development, the Washington Nationals have agreed to a long-term extension with pitcher Stephen Strasburg, according to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. Stephen Strasburg has signed a "significant long-term extension" with the Nationals, according to a person familiar with the situation. — Chelsea Janes (@chelsea_janes) May 10, 2016 Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports the deal for ...

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Angels’ Andrelton Simmons to have thumb surgery

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Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a tear in his left thumb that will require surgery, the team announced Monday. Simmons has a “full thickness tear” of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, according to the Angels. INJURY UPDATE: Andrelton Simmons will require surgery to repair a full thickness tear of the ulnar collateral ligament of his ...

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Mets’ Bartolo Colon hits first career home run

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New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon is 42 years-old. His Major League career began in 1997. And on Saturday night, Colon hit his first career home run. The home run, which can be seen below, set the baseball world on fire on Saturday. New Saturday plans: Watching this. https://t.co/yT4aoEtMFf #Crushed pic.twitter.com/xdQJ8BlKjr — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) May 8, 2016 When Colon ...

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Angels GM: ‘No intent to trade Mike Trout’

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In the wake of the Los Angeles Angels losing their ace Garrett Richards to Tommy John surgery, some have opined that perhaps the team should do the unfathomable, and trade MVP outfielder Mike Trout. That would be the type of franchise-altering move that could have ramifications for years to come, if the Angels actually chose to do it. According to ...

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Giancarlo Stanton hits longest home run of 2016

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Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is no stranger to home runs — he’s hit plenty of them — and when he does, they’re usually moon shots. On Friday night, Stanton made an effort to hit an 87 mph splitter not just over the fence, but out of the stadium. In doing so, Stanton launched a home run 475 feet, ...

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Report: Angels ace Garrett Richards needs Tommy John surgery

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Los Angeles Angels ace right hander Garrett Richards has a tear in his UCL, and is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports. Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays was Richards’ turn in the rotation, but he was scratched on Thursday with what was described as fatigue. “I’m just trying to bounce back,” Richards ...

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Tim Lincecum to hold free agent showcase for teams

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Two-time Cy Young winner and current free agent Tim Lincecum is set to hold a show case where he’ll throw in front of interested teams on Friday, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports. Lincecum will hold the event at the San Francisco Giants’ spring facility in Scottsdale, Arizona. Lincecum is hoping to join a team as a starter, however Heyman reports ...

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Pablo Sandoval to undergo shoulder surgery

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Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval will undergo surgery on his left shoulder, the team announced Monday night. Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports the surgery is, “significant,” and the “odds (are) against” Sandoval playing in 2016.   Told by a source Sandoval faces “significant” surgery and a lengthy rehab. Odds against him playing this season. More known ...

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