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Tanaka in midst of dominant stretch

Masahiro Tanaka walked one and struck out five in seven shutout innings on Wednesday. Tanaka has won four straight starts, over which he's issued just one walk and struck out 30 batters. He's the first pitcher in Yankees history to fan as many as 30 batters while walking no more than one over four consecutive starts, all wins, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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The Jets' embarrassment of riches at 3-4 DE

With Muhammad Wilkerson (No. 32) and Sheldon Richardson (No. 65) in the Top 100 and Leonard Williams (No. 140) not far off, Gang Green has three of the league's top six 3-4 ends. #NFLRank audit by position (Insider)

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John Mara stands by Josh Brown decision (1:32)
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Mets creating too big a hole for themselves (0:55)
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Are Yankees getting too excited over Gary Sanchez? (0:53)
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Gary Sanchez ties A-Rod in no time

In 151 less at-bats, Sanchez has already matched Alex Rodriguez's home run total before his release this season.

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Cruz at practice, not up to game speed yet (1:36)
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Mara 'comfortable' re-signing Josh Brown (0:34)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets will promote Sean Gilmartin from Triple-A Las Vegas to have a fresh arm on Thursday. Erik Goeddel is returning to the Pacific Coast League.

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Cardinals rough up deGrom in 8-1 win (0:48)
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Bruce doesn't consider calf injury 'serious' (0:53)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Bruce says his calf injury stems from fouling a ball off the leg in San Francisco. He hopes to play Thursday, but regardless does not believe the injury is serious.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jacob deGrom said he's at a loss for why his pitches are too frequently going down the middle and hittable. He insisted he does not have fatigue and would not benefit from getting skipped.

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Piscotty makes deGrom pay for hanging the pitch (0:24)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins expects another roster move to bring up a bullpen arm. He does not expect a move as far as an outfielder because Jay Bruce's injury is just a bruise.

1927 Yankees diary

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  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.