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Matt Harvey says he’s ready to return to Mets after latest rehab start

After making his fourth rehab start Saturday night, Matt Harvey declared himself ready to rejoin the Mets. “Whatever they decide, I’m ready to go,” the righthander said. Harvey had some shaky moments during his second rehab start for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the Mets’ Double-A affiliate, and fourth in the minor leagues overall as he continues to work his way back. (Newsday)

Cleveland Indians, Andrew Miller go back to the "drawing board' regarding his right knee

As manager Terry Francona put it, "it's back to the drawing board" for the Indians and sore-kneed reliever Andrew Miller. Miller left Monday's game with soreness in his right knee, the same knee that put him on the disabled list from Aug. 2 through Friday with patella tendinitis. On Tuesday, the Indians put Miller and right-hander Danny Salazar on the 10-day disabled list. (Cleveland.com)

An update on former Diamond Heels taking minor league stage

From the rookie leagues, all the way up to Triple-A, there are numerous former UNC baseball players competing across the various levels of Minor League Baseball. Here’s a look at how some Diamond Heels of the past are faring in the minors this season. Zac Gallen is rated the 13th best prospect in the Cardinals organization, and his performance this season shows why. (Daily Tar Heel)

Indians' Andrew Miller re-injures knee against Red Sox

Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller aggravated his knee injury in his second appearance back from the disabled list Monday against Boston, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports. Miller threw just two strikes in seven pitches Monday and was pulled in the middle of an at-bat. He has missed 17 days with the injury already this month. (CBS Sports)

Andrew Miller returns for Indians

The Cleveland Indians got a major part of their bullpen back just in time for this weekend's key divisional clash with the Kansas City Royals. Relief ace Andrew Miller pitched two-thirds of an inning in the Tribe's 10-1 win in Friday night's series opener after being activated from the 10-day disabled list, following his bout with right knee soreness. (MLB.com)

Astros' Colin Moran may return from facial fracture in September

On Thursday, Astros manager A.J. Hinch said something he never thought he would: third baseman Colin Moran may return from his ghastly injury and play for the Astros in September. Moran suffered a facial fracture when he fouled a ball into his face on July 23. After receiving surgery about a week later, Moran recently began working out at the Astros' minor league complex. (Houston Chronicle)

Indians activate Andrew Miller from 10-day DL

The Cleveland Indians‘ quest for back-to-back American League Central titles received a huge boost Thursday as left-hander Andrew Miller was activated from the 10-day disabled list. Miller, who was dealing with patellar tendinitis in his right knee, last pitched for the Indians on Aug. 1. In 46 relief appearances this season, he has a 1.67 ERA and has struck out 78 batters in 54 innings. (FanRag Sports)

Kyle Seager Records 500th Career RBI

Kyle Seager joined an exclusive list of Mariners legends on Friday night in Tampa Bay. With a 1st inning RBI-groundout against the Rays, Seager recorded his 500th career RBI. Seager becomes the 10th player in club history to collect at least 500 RBI with the Mariners, joining Edgar Martinez (1,261), Ken Griffey Jr. (1,216), and Jay Buhner (951), among others. (Seattle Mariners)

Matt Harvey: I’m ‘moving in the right direction’

Matt Harvey, who had surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome in July 2016, has not pitched in the major leagues since June after suffering a stress injury to the scapula in his right shoulder. After a shaky performance on Saturday in his first rehab start for the Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones, the Mets right-hander bounced back nicely on Wednesday night. (New York Post)

UNC baseball: Summer league standouts

After the 2017 baseball season came to an unexpected close, the UNC baseball players went their separate ways — for the summer, at least. Here is a complete list and recap of how the returning Tar Heels fared this summer. Gianluca Dalatri, USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, Summer outing: Dalatri was solid, starting three times for Team USA this summer. (Argyle Report)

Looking Back On A Year Of Service

UNC student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff members participated in more than 5,200 hours of community outreach during the 2016-17 academic year. The Tar Heels partnered with a wide range of organizations, emphasizing involvement with local schools and with UNC Hospitals. UNC kicked off the year with the first-ever department-wide day of service. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Baseball: Wrapping up the 2017 Cape Cod League

Congratulations are in order for Kyle Datres and Zach Gahagan! After two months on Cape Cod, they’ve been able to experience what it’s like to win a title. The experience will surely help them as they come back on Cha;pel Hill this weekend and get ready for the 2018 UNC Baseball season. One final time, let’s see how the Diamond Heels did out on the Cape: (Tar Heel Blog)

Mets' Matt Harvey draws fans to Fishkill, NY in minor league rehab start

Matt Harvey arrived at Dutchess Stadium around 5 p.m. Saturday. The first thing he noticed were the “Harvey 33” jerseys worn by fans, who swarmed him for autographs before he reached the clubhouse. The Mets’ ace was in town to make a rehab start, as he pitched for the Brooklyn Cyclones against the Hudson Valley Renegades in front of a sold out crowd. (Poughkeepsie Journal)

Cleveland Indians' Andrew Miller tests right knee in bullpen session

Indians left-hander Andrew Miller threw a bullpen session Friday afternoon to test the right knee that put him on the 10-day disabled list on Aug. 2 in Boston. Miller threw two sets of about 10 to 12 pitches each. Pitching coach Mickey Callaway, bullpen coach Jason Bere and head athletic trainer James Quinlan were among those watching. (Cleveland.com)

Andrew Miller progressing, but Indians in no rush

The way the Indians view things, reliever Andrew Miller is far too important to their postseason chances to be rushed back from his current stint on the disabled list. If a few extra days of rest and recovery are required, expect Cleveland to take the conservative approach. "He may not be able to come off the day that he's eligible," Indians manager Terry Francona said on Tuesday. (MLB.com)

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