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Yankees' Starting Pitcher Suddenly Lands on Injured List

MIAMI — The morning another strong performance, Domingo Germán is headed to the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. New York announced the sudden injury news moments before first pitch of Sunday's series finale in Miami. In Germán's place, the Yankees recalled right-hander Albert Abreu from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. After Sunday...
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How the New York Mets botched their Kumar Rocker selection in the 2021 MLB Draft

The New York Mets likely won't sign the No. 10 pick in the draft, Vanderbilt right-hander Kumar Rocker, prior to Sunday's deadline, according to ESPN. The Mets are said to have concerns about Rocker's elbow health following a physical. As a result, they attempted to negotiate him down from their agreed-upon deal, which included a $6 million signing bonus. It now looks like the 5 p.m. deadline will pass without a deal.
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Mets unlikely to cut deal with Kumar Rocker in stunning turn of events

As the 5 p.m. Sunday deadline approached for teams to sign their draft picks, an agreement between the Mets and their first-round selection Kumar Rocker appeared very unlikely, multiple industry sources told The Post. The draft-day arrangement with the Mets and the Vanderbilt pitcher for a $6-million signing bonus —...
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Yankees rotation takes another blow with Domingo German injury

MIAMI — The Yankees opted not to make a significant upgrade to their starting pitchers before Friday’s trade deadline and now their rotation has taken another blow. Domingo German was placed on the 10-day injured list on Sunday with right shoulder inflammation. Manager Aaron Boone said German would get an...

Gibson excels in Phils debut; Realmuto, Harper pound Pirates

PITTSBURGH -- — Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning in his Phillies debut and got plenty of support as Philadelphia avoided a series sweep by pounding the Pittsburgh Pirates 15-4 on Sunday. J.T. Realmuto got five of the Phillies' 20 hits, with two doubles and four RBI. Bryce Harper...
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Medical Compass: Slowing Parkinson’s disease progression

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease, most often associated with a movement disorder, or tremors. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, roughly 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year, and approximately one million Americans are living with PD (1). Patients with PD suffer from a collection of symptoms...

Hernandez's HR in 9th gives Nats 6-5 win over Cubs

WASHINGTON -- — Yadiel Hernandez’s solo shot in the ninth inning — his second homer of the day — gave the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. Hernandez’s four-hit day helped the Nationals overcome three home runs by Rafael Ortega of the Cubs. Washington took...
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2021 - Ribbon Cutting - August - Carle MRI on August 4

McLean County Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement. McLean County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) invites you to a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate:. Carle Health is pleased to offer convenience, experience, and the only 3-Tesla MRI scanner in the area, to individuals needing specialized imaging for the diagnosis and management of a variety of medical conditions. Carle MRI is a new addition to the Carle Health family and follows a long-standing commitment to improving health by providing highly accessible, world-class care and service.

Mets don't sign No. 10 pick Rocker, Boras insists he's healthy

The New York Mets didn't sign Kumar Rocker, the 10th overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, the team announced Sunday. New York and Rocker had reached an agreement on a $6-million deal, but it apparently fell apart after the team expressed concerns about Rocker's elbow following his physical, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan and Kiley McDaniel.

Mets Fail To Sign First-Round Pick Kumar Rocker

As reported by Jeff Passan and Kiley McDaniel on earlier in the day, and hinted at over multiple reports in weeks prior, the Mets did not come to terms with first-round pick Kumar Rocker before the 5 p.m. signing deadline on Sunday. Passan reports that Rocker will not return to...

Here's why the NY Mets did not sign first-round pick Kumar Rocker

MIAMI — A few weeks ago, the Mets were elated when Vanderbilt right-hander Kumar Rocker fell to them at No. 10 overall in the MLB Draft. They couldn't have expected it — hardly anyone did. On Sunday, following all of the hype and anticipation surrounding the pick, the Mets officially...

Nationals' Alcides Escobar: Nursing wrist issue

Escobar had an MRI on his right wrist come back clean Sunday and is considered day-to-day, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports. Escobar sat out Saturday's and Sunday's lineups due to swelling in his wrist, which is an injury that first surfaced when he was hit by a pitch Tuesday. The 34-year-old had the wrist drained but is expected to be back on the field within the next couple days.