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Is Andrew Miller back to being exactly the Andrew Miller that the Cleveland Indians need in October?

Tuesday marked Andrew Miller's sixth appearance since returning from his second stint on the disabled list. Miller threw heat once he got to the mound. It was Miller striking out the side against Minnesota and delivering the most recent signal that he has returned to the All-Star form that saw him open the season with 15 consecutive scoreless appearances. (Cleveland.com)

Matt Harvey: Will return to Mets in 2018

The Mets will tender Matt Harvey a contract for 2018. While Harvey owns an unsightly 11.78 ERA and 10:9 K:BB in 18.1 innings since returning from the disabled list at the beginning of September, the Mets still see value in him for next season. He's expected to make a similar figure to his $5.12 million 2017 salary, a price at which the Mets view him as cost efficient. (CBS Sports)

UNC baseball to host High Point in exhibition contest

The North Carolina baseball team will host in-state foe High Point in an exhibition contest at noon on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Boshamer Stadium. Admission is free for all spectators. In addition to the High Point game, Carolina will host its annual Fall World Series at the Bosh Oct. 14-16. Times for those games will be announced at a later date. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey opens up about struggles, not letting frustration take over

Mets RHP Matt Harvey showed signs of progress despite allowing three runs in the first bullpen appearance of his career on Saturday. With Noah Syndergaard throwing just one inning, Harvey came out after him in their "shared" start. Harvey let up two homers in his four-inning outing, yet he did like what he felt on the mound. Harvey reflected on his tumultuous season. (SNY.tv)

Tyler Ramirez Earns MiLB Gold Glove

Former UNC outfielder Tyler Ramirez was named one of nine recipients of the 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence, Minor League Baseball and Rawlings announced this week. Ramirez, who played at UNC from 2014-16, is a member of the Oakland A's organization. Ramirez did not commit an error in 168 total chances playing primarily left field. (GoHeels.com)

Colin Moran returns to Astros eight weeks after fracturing face

Colin Moran says he doesn't remember too much from the night of July 22 at Camden Yards in Baltimore. Moran spoke Tuesday afternoon while standing in front of his locker in the Astros' clubhouse at Minute Maid Park, where he readied for a major league game for the first time since the freak injury, from which he suffered multiple facial fractures and a concussion. (Houston Chronicle)

Matt Harvey is a sad, ‘terrible’ shell of himself

Matt Harvey’s long nightmare has become a full-blown horror show. After surrendering several cheap hits in the early innings Monday that amounted to little, the beleaguered right-hander reached the fourth inning at Marlins Park and began to implode. For a third time in four starts since returning from the disabled list, Harvey couldn’t even complete five innings. (New York Post)

Matt Harvey aware he's in poor standing with Mets

Matt Harvey was mad. The righthander stormed through the clubhouse to stand in front of his locker and face questions about his night, about his journey back from thoracic outlet syndrome surgery. He glared at reporters and challenged questions, but the 29-year old was mad at himself. “It’s kind of hard to take any positives out of the last two years for me. It’s frustrating." (New York Daily News)

Diamond Heels Update: Playoff races

Many Diamond Heel alumni currently in the majors have a chance to leave their mark in October, even if a few of them have found themselves sidelined with injuries. Bullpen ace Andrew Miller has jumped back off the 10-day disabled list to rejoin the Cleveland Indians. Catcher Chris Ianetta is another player that has found himself on a winning team. (Tar Heel Blog)

Astros first-round pick J.B. Bukauskas makes first visit to Minute Maid Park

J.B. Bukauskas' light blue eyes gleamed brighter when he peered out of the home dugout and at the stadium lights at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. The Astros' 15th overall selection in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft on June 12 is making his first visit to the Houston ballpark this weekend. Bukauskas' parents and girlfriend, Dani, accompanied him. (Houston Chronicle)

Indians may not use Andrew Miller as much in these playoffs

Remember the pain Yankees fans endured last October as they watched Andrew Miller, just months removed from the famed pinstripes, dominate the Indians’ opponents en route to a near-championship? Have you noticed the Yankees, if they can survive a likely American League wild-card game, are on track to face Miller and the Indians in the AL Division Series? (New York Post)

Cleveland Indians activate Andrew Miller from disabled list

The man Toronto Blue Jays fans called "The Angel of Death" last October is back. The Indians officially activated relief ace Andrew Miller from the disabled list Thursday, meaning the 2016 ALCS MVP will be available to pitch during tonight's game against the Kansas City Royals, if needed. Miller, a 2017 All-Star, is having an incredible season. (WKYC)

Matt Harvey ‘extremely frustrated’ after latest debacle

A field marshal was necessary Wednesday night to direct the small army Matt Harvey put on the bases. In only 3 ¹/3 innings of work at Wrigley Field, the beleaguered right-hander twice loaded the bases and was probably fortunate to allow only five earned runs in the Mets’ 17-5 loss to the Cubs. “It’s kind of hard to take any positives out of the last two years,” Harvey said. (New York Post)

Andrew Miller set for return to streaking Indians

As if they weren't already rolling, the Indians are getting back All-Star Andrew Miller. Baseball's hottest team plans to activate the elite left-hander Thursday, ending his second stint on the disabled list with tendinitis in his right knee and giving the Indians their best reliever. Despite not having Miller, the Indians have set the American League record with 21 straight wins. (ESPN.com)

Royals claim pitcher Mike Morin off waivers from Angels

The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday that they claimed right-handed pitcher Mike Morin off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. In a corresponding roster move, the Royals have designated left-handed pitcher Onelki Garcia for assignment. An Overland Park, KS product, Morin has pitched for the Angels in parts of the last four Major League seasons. (KCTV)

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