Tanaka cruising in AL rookie race while weak NL field gets a boost

Thursday June 12th, 2014
Jose Abreu is trying to close the ground he lost to Masahiro Tanaka while on the disabled list.
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Jacob deGrom sports a 5-5 record, 2.79 ERA, 1/26 WHIP and 83 strikeouts in 87 innings this season.
Bill Kostroun/AP

Off the list: Aaron Barrett, Billy Hamilton

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