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Jose Fernandez is back ... but beware

The 2013 NL Rookie of the Year makes his return from Tommy John surgery Thursday. Exciting news? Most definitely. However, Stephania Bell details a concern. Velocity's good, but concerning

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Jose Fernandez set to return on Thursday (1:16)
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Wednesday's power rankings

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco leads our nightly list of baseball power rankings.

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Jose Fernandez is back ... but beware

The 2013 NL Rookie of the Year makes his return from Tommy John surgery Thursday. Exciting news? Most definitely. However, Stephania Bell tempers the excitement. Velocity's good, but concerning

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Bell: Velocity puts Fernandez's elbow at risk

Although Jose Fernandez has been a model patient in his return from Tommy John surgery, concerns remain over the stress his electric fastball might place on his elbow.

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Giants' Posey exits after taking foul ball off mask

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey left Wednesday's game against the Marlins as a precaution after taking a foul ball off his mask, and said he avoided serious injury.

Gordon triples, Marlins take lead

The Giants briefly held a one-run lead in the third before the Marlins plated three in the bottom of the inning that featured a triple from Dee Gordon, who hit an inside-the-park HR last night. Miami leads 3-1. Follow live

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Daily Fantasy Live

Tristan Cockroft, Cynthia Frelund and Derek Carty will get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions.

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Tuesday's power rankings

Chris Sale and Dallas Keuchel were both awesome Tuesday night. Which one tops our nightly power rankings?

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Final: Marlins 5, Giants 3

Dee Gordon's first home run in over a year was an inside-the-park variety, as Gordon's 3-run sprinting HR gave the Marlins the opener in the series. Box score

Gordon touches all bases on insider

Dee Gordon's last HR was June 14, 2014. But his first of the season comes in the inside-the-park variety to give the Marlins the 3-1 lead over the Giants through 2. It's the first inside-the-park HR for Miami since 2010, extending Gordon's hit streak to 11. Follow live

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Bowden: Farewell to arms in Miami?

Among the teams that could be sellers before the July 31 trade deadline are the Marlins. A disappointing, injury-filled season to date in Miami could result in Dan Haren and other pitchers heading elsewhere. 10 likely sellers (Insider)

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Stanton and Gordon still in starting roles

Giancarlo Stanton, who was placed on the DL on Saturday, has the second-most votes among NL outfielders. Stanton leads the majors with 27 home runs. Meanwhile, Dee Gordon is also still in the lead for a starting gig. The second baseman leads the league with 112 hits NL All-Star Voting

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Fantasy fill-ins for Giancarlo Stanton

Eric Karabell recommends fantasy outfield options to replace injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton -- and there are many.

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Daily Fantasy Live

Tristan Cockroft, Cynthia Frelund and Derek Carty will get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions.

BBTN's Monday Web Gem

George Springer made a terrific diving catch in center field, but can he take down the whole of Miami's infield on his own?

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs29125th
Batting Average.25514th
On Base Percentage.30521st
Slugging Percentage.37923rd
Earned Run Average3.9818th
Quality Starts4114th
WHIP1.2919th
BAA.25618th

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