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- Here’s the latest from around the National League West.
- The Rays have signed Danny Espinosa.
- The Tigers have put Victor Martinez on DL for an irregular heartbeat.
- Rhys Hoskins is the only good part of the Phillies right now. Like, this is absolute insanity.
- Giancarlo Stanton hit his 50th home run, and it’s still August. All...Stanton? Maybe STANDton? We’re going to keep working on this.
- New York is unlikely to retain Terry Collins after this season.
- The kids from Japan have won the 2017 Little League World Series.
- Bradley Zimmer lays out for one of the best catches of this MLB season.
- The Marlins are quietly in playoff contention. But, like, really quiet.
- In case you weren’t tuned in, the Phillies' 5th inning featured the worst pickoff attempt and a triple play.
- Michael Conforto dislocated his shoulder during yesterday’s game and it didn’t look pretty.
- Justin Turner might shave his glorious beard if the Dodgers win the World Series.\
- Everything you need to know about the Cardinals’ Rally Cat custody battle because this is very important news, guys.
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