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Good morning baseball fans!
Voting for the All-Star game has officially started, so fill out your ballots out early and hope your favorite player is still healthy by the All-Star break.
Here’s a look at what’s going on around the National League West.
- Yunel Escobar will be out 2-4 weeks with a hamstring strain.
- Brandon Guyer will be out 4-6 weeks with a sprained wrist.
- The Phillies are listening to offers on Jeremy Hellickson, who is about to get super duper valuable.
- The Mets have signed reliever Neil Ramirez.
- Cleveland promotes top outfield prospect Bradley Zimmer.
- Aroldis Chapman will miss a month on the mound due to left shoulder inflammation.
- We need to know: what’s your team’s biggest MLB Draft blunder?
- Mets FINALLYYYYY send Asdrubal Cabrera to DL with thumb injury, so let’s all move on with our lives with this trying time passes.
- Rangers ink Drew Stubbs to a minor-league deal.
- Bryce Harper and Mike Trout are off to all-time starts (But you already knew that, didn’t you?)
- The Mariners place Robinson Cano on the DL with a quad strain because this year kinda sucks.
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Today in baseball: On May 17th, 1998, David Wells pitches a perfect game.