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Jon Heyman / CBSSports.com:
How much will Matt Harvey pitch?  Innings limit debate coming to a head  —  Mets star right-hander Matt Harvey may be getting close to his innings limit.  Or he may not be.  —  It's hard to know who's right here, but one thing's for sure: The Harvey innings situation is a budding controversy …
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Adam Rubin / ESPN:
Mets plan to pitch Matt Harvey into playoffs  —  42m - MLB MATT HARVEY NEW YORK METS + more
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Adam Rubin / ESPN:
Mets plan to pitch Matt Harvey into playoffs  —  5m - MLB MATT HARVEY NEW YORK METS + more
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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Mets' Daniel Murphy day-to-day with quad injury
Discussion: Metsblog
Associated Press:
Rizzo Slam Helps Power Cubs Past D-Backs 14-5  —  CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in Chicago's eight-run fifth inning, and rookie Addison Russell homered twice in a game for the first time in his career to power the Cubs and Jon Lester to a 14-5 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday.
Discussion: Bleed Cubbie Blue
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Zach Buchanan / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Diamondbacks' Castillo almost quit at 16
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Jon Heyman / CBSSports.com:
Brad Ausmus' job as Tigers manager in jeopardy  —  Manager Brad Ausmus' job appears to be in real jeopardy after the Tigers, who were predicted by most to win the AL Central recently fell into last place.  —  Ausmus is a brilliant and personable fellow, but it doesn't help that Tigers fans …
Discussion: HardballTalk
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
AL Central Notes: Ausmus, Tigers, Kluber  —  Tigers manager Brad Ausmus' job “appears to be” in jeopardy, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.  Some that are familiar with the team's thinking are wondering if the players have “stopped playing” for Ausmus in light of the team's recent skid.
Discussion: MLive.com and MLB Daily Dish
Corey Kluber / Plain Dealer:
Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber scratched from Friday's start against Detroit  —  Indians right-hander Corey Kluber will miss Friday's start against Detroit with a strained right hamstring.  (Charles Krupa, Associated Press)  —  Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group By Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Seth Berkman / New York Times:
Yankees Put Mark Teixeira on the Disabled List  —  Before this season, Mark Teixeira undertook a diet free of gluten, sugar and dairy to help prevent inflammation, which he felt aggravated his back and wrist injuries.  —  For the first four and a half months, Teixeira was a rejuvenated player, pounding 31 home runs.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
The righty Teixeira fill-ins the Yankees plan to ignore  —  With Mark Teixeira (center) on the shelf, the Yankees could deal for post-waivers first basemen such as the Marlins' Casey McGehee (left) or the Astros' Chris Carter (right).  —  A player acquired through trade now - after Sept. 1 …
Fox Sports:
Your browser does not support iframes.  —  There's a perfectly good explanation for what happened that relieves Kiermaier of pretty much all blame, but it's more fun if you don't know.  Look at that guy!  What a silly person.  —  Realistically, for the hitter, it's probably a good thing that what happened happened.
Mark Maske / Washington Post:
NFL owners to discuss changing Roger Goodell's role in disciplinary process  —  Owners of NFL teams plan to discuss the possibility of changing Commissioner Roger Goodell's role in the player disciplinary process, several people familiar with the situation said Friday.
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Inside Baseball: Managerial heat in NL East, especially in Washington  —  There may be more than a division title at stake as Terry Collins of the Mets and Matt Williams of the Nationals battle it out in the NL East with a month to go.  Two managerial jobs could possibly hang in the balance …
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