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Trout to have surgery for nerve issue in foot
Angels slugger Mike Trout will undergo a procedure to alleviate a nerve issue in his right foot.[read more]

Cubs' Rizzo sprains ankle, helped off field
Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo left Sunday's game with a turned ankle against the Pirates.[read more]

Wrigley's ironman organist retiring after 33 years
Gary Pressy, who began his career with the Cubs in 1987 and has played the organ at Wrigley Field for 2,679 consecutive games, will retire after this season.[read more]

Braves' Culberson has multiple facial fractures
Braves utility man Charlie Culberson suffered multiple facial fractures after being hit on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball on Saturday, the team announced Sunday.[read more]

Yankees activate RHP Betances from 60-day IL
New York Yankees right-hander Dellin Betances made his season debut Sunday after being activated off the 60-day injured list.[read more]

Ortiz irked by suspicion of attack: 'I almost died'
In his first interview since being shot at a Dominican nightclub, David Ortiz said he doesn't know what led to the attack: "I don't have enemies."[read more]

Why unlikely ace Domingo German might be in the Yankees' bullpen this October
Only Justin Verlander has more wins than the surprising 27-year-old righty. But the biggest victories of the season are yet to come -- and German's role in the playoffs could be another twist.[read more]

Why September return of Nick Markakis could be Braves' October difference-maker
After missing nearly two months, the veteran outfielder wasted no time showing how his presence boosts Atlanta's chances of a long postseason stay.[read more]

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees?
We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era.[read more]

The state of MLB's terrible teams as the very worst meet
As the Tigers and Orioles begin their battle for baseball's worst record, we debate which bottom-dwellers have hope and which have none.[read more]