Jack Vita

Jack Vita

Jack Vita is a national baseball writer for Fastball on Sports Illustrated/FanNation.

Logan Webb: 75% of San Francisco Giants Team Has Diarrhea on Road Trip
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Logan Webb: 75% of San Francisco Giants Team Has Diarrhea on Road Trip

Wednesday afternoon, the San Francisco Giants completed a five-game road trip in style, picking up two of three games from the defending World Series

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INJURIES: Los Angeles Angels Closer Jose Quijada Out for Season, Will Need Tommy John Surgery
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INJURIES: Los Angeles Angels Closer Jose Quijada Out for Season, Will Need Tommy John Surgery

After having a second opinion on his left elbow, Los Angeles Angels closer Jose Quijada will miss the rest of the 2023 Major League Baseball season, as the veteran reliever will require Tommy John surgery, Angels manager Phil Nevin told reporters Wednesday afternoon, including MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger.

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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins Game Wednesday
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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins Game Wednesday

The Atlanta Braves (20-10) and Miami Marlins (16-14) will play game two of their three-game series Wednesday night in Miami, Florida at loanDepot Park at 6:40 p.m. ET. Here's a look at the Braves and Marlins' starting lineups and starting pitchers for Wednesday's game.

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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for Game 2 of New York Mets vs. Detroit Tigers Doubleheader Wednesday
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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for Game 2 of New York Mets vs. Detroit Tigers Doubleheader Wednesday

The New York Mets and Detroit Tigers will play game two of a doubleheader Wednesday evening at 6:40 p.m. ET at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. Here's a look at the Tigers and Mets' starting lineups and starting pitchers for game two of their doubleheader, Wednesday night.

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Latest Instagram Post from Bryce Harper Energizes Philadelphia Phillies Fans
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Latest Instagram Post from Bryce Harper Energizes Philadelphia Phillies Fans

Philadelphia Phillies star outfielder Bryce Harper created an Instagram post earlier this week, teasing his return to the team's lineup. The 2021 National League MVP will make his home debut at Citizens Bank Park Friday night, in the first contest of a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox.

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Dave Roberts: Los Angeles Dodgers Players 'are All Procreating Together, I Guess
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Dave Roberts: Los Angeles Dodgers Players 'are All Procreating Together, I Guess

Over the past two weeks, five members of the 2022 Los Angeles Dodgers have been placed on the Paternity List, due to the arrival of their children. Among them are Mookie Betts, Max Muncy, Evan Phillips, Cody Bellinger and Brusdar Graterol. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts recently commented on the matter on MLB Network Radio.

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The Resurrection of Gavin Stone: Dodgers Rookie Shares Name with Movie Flop
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The Resurrection of Gavin Stone: Dodgers Rookie Shares Name with Movie Flop

Wednesday afternoon, promising Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Gavin Stone will make his Major League debut, as he takes the mound for his club in their series finale against the Philadelphia Phillies. Stone is the no. 48 prospect in all of baseball, according to MLB Pipeline. MLB Pipeline also has Stone ranked as the fourth-best prospect in a loaded Dodgers farm system, and the organization's second-best pitching prospect. But did you know that the 24-year-old shares the same name as the titular character of a 2017 box office flop, directed by Dallas Jenkins, creator of 'The Chosen'?

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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game Wednesday
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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game Wednesday

The Los Angeles Dodgers (18-13) and Philadelphia Phillies (15-16) will wrap up a three-game series Wednesday afternoon at 4:10 p.m. ET at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Here's a look at the Phillies and Dodgers' starting lineups and starting pitchers for Wednesday's game.

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Houston Astros Provide Injury Updates on Jose Altuve, Luis Garcia, Jose Urquidy
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Houston Astros Provide Injury Updates on Jose Altuve, Luis Garcia, Jose Urquidy

The Houston Astros provided injury updates on starting pitchers Luis Garcia and Jose Urquidy, and second baseman Jose Altuve. Here's the latest on the injured Astros.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Top Prospect Set to Make MLB Debut vs. Phillies Wednesday
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Los Angeles Dodgers Top Prospect Set to Make MLB Debut vs. Phillies Wednesday

Wednesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers called up pitching prospect Gavin Stone from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The 24-year-old will make his Major League debut Wednesday afternoon in the Dodgers' series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium. Stone is the no. 48 prospect in all of baseball, according to MLB Pipeline. MLB Pipeline also has Stone ranked as the fourth-best prospect in a loaded Dodgers farm system, and the organization's second-best pitching prospect.

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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros Game Wednesday
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Starting Lineups, Pitchers for San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros Game Wednesday

The San Francisco Giants (12-17) and Houston Astros (16-14) will round out a three-game series at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas Wednesday afternoon at 2:10 p.m. ET. Here's a look at the Giants and Astros' starting pitchers and starting lineups for Wednesday's game.

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WATCH: Kansas City Royals' Bobby Witt Jr. Launches 5th Home Run of 2023
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WATCH: Kansas City Royals' Bobby Witt Jr. Launches 5th Home Run of 2023

Tuesday night, Kansas City Royals shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. ripped his fifth home run of the season, taking Baltimore Orioles pitcher Tyler Wells deep to left field.

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