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Good morning baseball fans!
What’s going on in baseball today?
- A lot (a lot!) of good players were drafted last week and they deserve you page view. Check out the draft tracker to see where they all went and our Q&As with a good chunk of the first round to get inside their heads.
- Here’s the latest from around the National League East.
- Gleyber Torres will undergo Tommy John surgery. Probably one of the last things the Yankees wanted to hear.
- Padres’ Yangervis Solarte is headed to DL with an oblique injury. So just when you thought the trade deadline would be eventful...
- MLB players can wear nicknames on their jerseys for one weekend, so they better take advantage of it.
- J.J. Hardy will be out 4-6 weeks with a broken wrist.
- Joe Maddon is wrong about home-plate collisions. Here’s why.
- Marlins’ Braxton Garrett to undergo Tommy John surgery.
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Today in baseball: On June 22nd, 1982, Phillies' Pete Rose moves past Hank Aaron into second place for career hits.