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- As if things weren’t already going badly enough for the Orioles to start the season, infielder Tim Beckham is likely to undergo core surgery and could miss 6-7 weeks.
- The Brewers have lost their hammer in the lineup, as slugger Eric Thames has a torn UCL in his left thumb that could sideline him for a significant amount of time.
- In the latest episode of his fall from grace, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has “nothing to say” to reporters on being moved from the rotation to the bullpen.
- Rangers third baseman and future Hall of Famer Adrian Beltre was put on the DL with a mild, Grade 1 strain of his left hamstring and might miss 2-3 weeks, but it could have been far worse.
- A kid caught a foul ball during the Twins-Yankees game Wednesday night even though his glove was full to the brim with popcorn.
- It’s hard to believe, but the Red Sox debated the idea of trading David Ortiz back in 2003.
- Leonys Martin is one tough son of a gun, as he hit a baseball off his beans, then he hit a homer two pitches later.
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Today in Baseball: On April 26th, 1904, Ty Cobb, making his pro baseball debut at the age of seventeen, homers and doubles for Augusta in the South Atlantic League. The Tourists, however, will release the ‘Georgia Peach’ two days into the season. The next year, Cobb joined the Detroit Tigers and went to play 22 seasons in Detroit and another two in Philadelphia before retiring as the holder of 43 major league regular season career records.
Question of the Day: Will Matt Harvey ever get back to being the ace he once was?