LEAGUE’S TOP HITTER, MURPHY, SOLD TO DIAMONDBACKS’ ORGANIZATION

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Indians’ Carlos Carrasco feeling baseball’s love after cancer diagnosis

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco feeling baseball’s love after cancer diagnosis CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever. Outwardly, the Indians’ right-hander doesn’t seem different. He’s determined not to let cancer change him. “I never put anything bad on my mind,” Carrasco said. “Everything’s good. So I don’t feel…

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Evan Longoria Talks Hitting

Evan Longoria Talks Hitting Evan Longoria has been a good player for a long time. Since debuting with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2008, the 33-year-old third baseman has bashed 289 home runs, been awarded three Gold Gloves, and garnered MVP votes in six separate seasons. A three-time All-Star, he’s been worth 50.4 WAR. The…

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Trade Candidate: Roenis Elias

Trade Candidate: Roenis Elias The trade market should pick up steam in earnest over the next week to 10 days, now that the All-Star break is behind us. Teams will play in pivotal series against divisional foes — some of which will dictate whether fringe contenders add pieces or wave a metaphorical white flag and…

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Texas notes: Holmes focuses on health

Texas notes: Holmes focuses on health After returning from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for most of last season, A’s No.12 prospect Grant Holmes has made some changes to his delivery to be more consistent and prevent further injury. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190712&content_id=308967770&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Toolshed: Trade deadline preview

Toolshed: Trade deadline preview Toolshed previews where Major League sellers stand with their farm systems and the level of prospects they could stand to add before the trade deadline comes on July 31. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190712&content_id=308965006&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

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Prospect Roundup: Games of July 11

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 11 No. 7 Mariners prospect Kyle Lewis homered in a 3-for-4 effort for Double-A Arkansas while No. 10 Marlins prospect Jorge Guzman tossed six scoreless innings for Double-A Jacksonville. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190712&content_id=308995188&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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