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Mike Matheny is sticking with closer Trevor Rosenthal

Trevor Rosenthal is struggling midway through his first full season as the St. Louis Cardinals closer. The 24-year old righty has allowed four runs in his last 2 1/3 innings. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told Jim Bowden and Jody McDonald … Continued

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Jim Duquette ends the waiver wire confusion

The Major League Baseball trade deadline passed last week with a flurry of activity, including blockbuster deals involving the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays. Even though the deadline may be behind us, … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s GMs not expecting blockbuster deal

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is Thursday at 4 pm ET. The most prominent deadline rumors surround left-handed aces Jon Lester of the Boston Red Sox and David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays. A week ago, most experts would have said Price … Continued

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MLB Network Radio hosts name their top five prospects

Major League Baseball showcased its prospects this week with the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. We polled MLB Network Radio’s experts to find the best of the best from Minnesota. Former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, Minors and Majors’ … Continued

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Oakland A’s, owners of league’s best record, get respect from players, fans

The Oakland Athletics are (finally) getting the respect they deserve from fans, players and managers around the game. A year after the Bay Area was home to the biggest All-Star snub, third baseman Josh Donaldson, Oakland (55-33) is home to … Continued

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MLB Network Radio hosts slam Manny Machado for bat-throwing incident

In 2013, his first full season in the big leagues, Manny Machado made the All-Star team, and led the league with 51 doubles. His season was ultimately cut short by a gruesome knee injury late in September that caused him to … Continued

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Red Sox Get Angry and Get Even with Rays

When a team loses ten games in a row, it becomes feisty. When a feisty team in the midst of a ten game slide is the defending world champions, it becomes angry. Red Sox catcher David Ross talked about Boston’s … Continued

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Alex Anthopoulos: We’re not actively engaged in any trade talks with anybody

The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight straight games and sit atop the hyper-competitive American League East. Toronto has done it with the major’s winningest pitcher, Mark Buehrle (9-1), and with the help of quality starts from young righty Drew Hutchison and … Continued