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Mets pitching coach believes trading deGrom would be 'asinine'

New York Mets pitching coach Dave Eiland has a message for the front office if it considers trading Jacob deGrom ahead of the non-waiver deadline. “It’s crazy, it’s asinine, these guys don’t just fall off trees, it’s total nonsense,’” Eiland said, according to <a href="… MLB | theScore

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Reds sweep Royals with another stellar pitching performance

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Mahle is pitching well in June. Then again, most everyone is pitching well against the Kansas City Royals this month. Mahle allowed three hits while working into the seventh, Adam Duvall hit a ninth-inning grand slam and the Cincinna… FOX Sports Digital

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Sale finishes sweep behind solid pitching, HRs

BALTIMORE — Chris Sale gave the Red Sox two things they needed — he went deep into Wednesday’s game with the Orioles and pitched well. Sale went six-plus innings and gave up one run on two hits while Mookie Betts hit his first homer since returning from the disabled list as the Red Sox defeated the Orioles, 5-1, Wednesday afternoon… ...

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Cardinals phenom Alex Reyes goes back to the DL after pitching just four innings in return

Wednesday, 23-year-old fireballer Alex Reyes returned to the mound for the Cardinals after a long and arduous return from Tommy John surgery. He threw four scoreless innings against the first-place Brewers, but was removed after just 73 pitches. Obviously, there was concern with the early hook and the Cardinals passed along that Reyes had “arm fatigue.”  The velocity indicated there ...

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How Sergio Romo and the Rays 'opener' strategy are impacting how pitching stats are tracked and viewed

In the past fortnight, the Tampa Bay Rays have taken to their latest strategical experiment — the so-called “opener,” a rearrangement of order that asks a middle reliever to pitch before the day’s starter as a means of gaining advantageous matchups. The Rays will continue to employ the opener on Thursday, when Ryan Stanek takes the mound against the Oakland ...

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