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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 is a look at what’s going on around the American League Central.
- Nationals’ Eaton is out for season with a torn ACL.
- Noah Syndergaard heads to the disabled list with a partial lat tear, the same injury sustained by his teammate Steven Matz two years ago.
- The Tigers sent prospect Drew Smith to the Rays on Friday, according to Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times.
- Here’s some news that’s tough to swallow: losing Adam Eaton is not the Nationals’ biggest problem.
- Ian Desmond is close to returning to the Rockies, according to Nick Groke of The Denver Post.
- Tagg Romney’s group is still in the running to purchase the Marlins, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
- Jurickson Profar has (sadly) been demoted by the Rangers to Triple-A.
- The Mets are a flaming hot mess and while this is not brand new information it is still pretty sad.
- PSA: If you propose at a stadium and get rejected, you deserve to go viral.
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Today in baseball: On M,ay 2nd, 1988, Pete Rose becomes the first manager to be suspended for an on-field incident.