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Video: Billy Hamilton sprints, soars for tremendous grab


Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton robbed Jason Heyward of extra bases on Tuesday night in Cincy …

St. Louis went scoreless in that eighth inning and then got shut down 1-2-3 in the ninth by Reds closer Aroldis Chapman as Cincinnati played spoiler against the first-place Cardinals with a 3-2 victory.

Dodgers first-rounder Walker Buehler requires Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times shares the unfortunate news

This confirms a mid-July report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Walker was selected 24th overall back in June and later agreed to a $1.78 million signing bonus — around $314,400 under his recommended slot value. Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi told Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register on Tuesday evening that he has no buyer’s remorse over drafting Buehler: “None at all. We’re playing the long game.”

The 21-year-old right-handed starter posted a 2.97 ERA and an 81/25 K/BB ratio in 78 2/3 innings this season for Vanderbilt University, helping the school advance to the final of the College World Series.

Video: Jimmy Rollins returns to Philadelphia

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Jimmy Rollins received a huge ovation Tuesday evening in his first game back in Philly …

Rollins spent the first 15 years of his major league career with the Phillies, earning three National League All-Star nods, four Gold Glove Awards, the 2007 National League MVP, and a World Series ring in 2008.