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Braves sign Dana Eveland to minor league contract


As first reported by Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Braves have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with left-handed reliever Dana Eveland.

Eveland opted out of a minor league deal with the Red Sox last week after going two months without a hint of a possible promotion. He had registered an impressive 1.54 ERA, 0.857 WHIP, and 20/3 K/BB ratio in 23 1/3 innings at Triple-A Pawtucket. The 31-year-old southpaw will report to Triple-A Gwinnett initially but should soon get a look in Atlanta.

David Aardsma, another veteran reliever, inked a minor league deal with the Braves on Saturday.

Video: CC Sabathia ejected for first time in nine seasons

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Yankees starter CC Sabathia was ejected Sunday after the sixth inning for arguing a previous call …

That was the first ejection in nine years for Sabathia. He gave up back-to-back solo homers to Mike Trout and Albert Pujols in the top of the first inning but was otherwise sharp in the Yankees’ eventual 6-2 victory. That’s now six wins in a row for the Yanks, who remain first place in the AL East standings.

Indians owner Paul Dolan gets head shaved by Mike Aviles in support of Aviles’ daughter

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A group of Indians players shaved their heads last month in support of Mike Aviles’ four-year-old daughter Adriana, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. On Sunday morning, Indians owner Paul Dolan got in on the act. And it was Aviles who happily did the shearing …

Pretty cool. Here’s the before, during, and after from’s August Fagerstrom …