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Good morning baseball fans!
Here is a look at what’s going on around the National League West.
- J.A. Happ has been diagnosed with elbow inflammation.
- Angel Pagan to sit out 2017 season to spend more time with his family.
- Johnny Cueto would like to finish his career in the American League, very subtly throwing shade like a large, hard throwing palm tree.
- Major League Baseball will always have a problem with performance enhancing drugs.
- Is a combined no-hitter a real no-hitter?
- Obvious but important news alert: MLB really needs to increase its diversity across the board.
- Kyle Schwarber broke everything when he execute this bunt.
- Buchholz to miss 4-6 months after surgery.
- Starling Marte has been suspended by the Pirates for 80 games due to PED use.
- Who might the Pirates scrounge up to replace Marte?
- The Phillies have sent left fielder Howie Kendrick to DL.
- Happy 10th birthday to ‘Here comes the pizza’, a true American institution.
- Ichiro homered in what could potentially be his last at-bat in Seattle and I’m not crying you’re crying.
- Umpires might get mics to explain video reviews and also force us all to listen to their mixtapes.
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Today in baseball: On April 20th, 1939, for the first time in club history, the A's wear numbers on their uniforms.