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Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka won't pitch in Toronto series

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka won't pitch in Toronto series

Masahiro Tanaka has a strained right hamstring and won't make his scheduled start for New York this week during a pivotal series against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The right-hander got hurt running to first base after bunting Friday in an interleague game against the Mets at Citi Field. An MRI exam on Saturday revealed a Grade 1 strain, the least severe.

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A source confirmed to MLB.com that the Milwaukee Brewers were poised to hire David Stearns, the 30-year-old Houston Astros assistant general manager, to replace outgoing Milwaukee General Manager Doug Melvin. Neither the Brewers nor the Astros confirmed the...

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