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- Here’s the latest from around the National League Central.
- Because the Mets have pissed off all of the baseball gods, Steven Matz will have season-ending elbow surgery...again.
- Cleveland has placed Andrew Miller and Danny Salazar on the disabled list. Oh. No.
- Diamondbacks’ catcher Jeff Mathis will head to the disabled list with a broken hand.
- Ozzie Albies tried to throw to first and the ball somehow ended up at home instead. Let’s blame it on the eclipse.
- The Angels have signed Ernando Salas to a minor-league deal.
- The Dodgers have placed Cody Bellinger and Alex Wood on the disabled list.
- Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of one of baseball’s most ridiculous games.
- The only full-time female scout in baseball doesn’t consider herself a trailblazer. Here’s why.
- North Carolina has 2 no-hitters in 2 Little League World Series games. The Red Sox are probably already scouting them.
- This home plate umpire was forced to leave Monday night’s Cleveland / Red Sox game after being hit in the head by a pitch.
- Watch 13-year-old Jayce Blalock hit a home run at SunTrust Park. Preorder your jersey now.
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Today in baseball: On this day in 1998, Barry Bonds becomes the first player in major league history to hit 400 home runs and steal at least 400 bases.