MLB roundup: Verlander may miss start of season (The SportsXchange)

Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander could miss the start of the season because of his recovery from his recent core muscle surgery.

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Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup (Reuters)

Sept 19 (The Sports Xchange) - New York Mets third baseman David Wright is expected to return to the lineup for Friday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies after missing seven weeks with a strained right hamstring. Manager Terry Collins said Wright looked good in workouts the past two days. The seven-time All-Star is batting .309 with 16 home runs and 54 RBI with a .391 on-base percentage this year. Wright, 30, has been on the disabled list since Aug. 3. - - Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is expected to start on Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels. ...

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Harvey will try to rehab elbow instead of surgery (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt Harvey will try to rehab his injured right elbow without reconstructive surgery, a move the young ace hopes is going to keep him on the mound for the New York Mets next season.

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Matt Harvey won’t have Tommy John surgery on his injured elbow (Updated) (Big League Stew)

UPDATE : The Mets confirmed that Harvey will try to rehab his injury for now, but GM Sandy Alderson said Tommy John could still be a possibility in a few months. Sandy Alderson says "there will be no surgery immediately." Throwing program of 6 to 8 weeks and see how elbow responds. #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) September 17, 2013 Sandy Alderson says 2015 should not be impacted, even if it ultimately is determined two months down the road Tommy John surgery is required — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) September 17, 2013 Check out Adam Rubin of ESPN New York's Twitter feed for more tidbits from Tuesday's press conference. ORIGINAL POST : The New York Mets are expected to announce Tuesday what injured ace Matt Harvey will do about the partially torn UCL in his right elbow. But CBS Sports' Jon Heyman has apparently beaten them to it . He is reporting that Harvey won't have surgery, but instead will attempt to rehab the injury.

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Mets’ Harvey sees Andrews for 2nd opinion on elbow (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Injured Mets ace Matt Harvey has been examined by Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his injured right elbow.

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Cincinnati Reds Pin Playoff Hopes on Return of Ace Johnny Cueto (Yahoo Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | The first half of September has transformed the Cincinnati Reds into the Big Red Roller Coaster from which there is no escape for the fans in Reds Country.

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A toast to the 2013 New York Mets (Big League Stew)

Editor's note: We're saying goodbye to teams mathematically eliminated from the 2013 MLB season with a toast. Want to contribute? Follow @BigLeagueStew on Twitter and await our call for submissions. Next up, the New York Mets. We could write something about the New York Mets, their 64-81 record, the fact that they only won 24 games at home so far this season and have an unfortunate .240 team batting average. Surely, we'd talk about the break-through performance by ace Matt Harvey and the heartbreak that followed with his elbow injury . That's certainly fodder for a toast. But as we thought about the Mets, we couldn't help but think of the most LOLMets moment of the season . It's more of a toast than any words could be.

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Injured Mets ace Harvey to visit Dr. Andrews (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mets ace Matt Harvey's ailing elbow is feeling better, and the right-hander said Tuesday he is still optimistic he can avoid reconstructive surgery that would likely sideline him for all of next season.

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Baseball-Highlights of Monday’s Major League games (Reuters)

Sept. 9 (Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Pirates 1, Rangers 0 Back-to-back, two-out doubles from Pittsburgh's Marlon Byrd and Pedro Alvarez in the seventh inning provided the Pirates all the cushion they would need to beat the Texas Rangers and ace Yu Darvish. Pirates youngster Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hit gem that helped snap the Pirates' season-long losing skid at four games and pulled them within one game of the St Louis Cardinals for the lead in the National League Central. ...

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Mets’ Harvey to have elbow examined (The Associated Press)

CLEVELAND (AP) -- New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews to help determine if the 24-year-old ace needs reconstruction surgery.

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