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Professional

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Briefs

Tanaka has tear in elbow

– Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, and the New York Yankees hope their rookie sensation will be able to pitch again this season.

General manager Brian Cashman said Thursday night that Tanaka could return in six weeks, but didn’t rule out the possibility of Tommy John surgery if the right-hander doesn’t respond to a rehab program.

Sale, Rizzo named All-Stars

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday’s All-Star game, and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar will replace Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon.

Around the leagues

St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina (right thumb) will have surgery today and is likely to be sidelined for at least eight weeks. … Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson (ankle) was put on the 15-day disabled list. … The Yankees put outfielder Carlos Beltran on the seven-day concussion list. … The Cubs took a step toward getting the city’s permission that is much bigger than one approved last year. The Chicago landmarks commission signed off on a Wrigley Field renovation project that includes a second video board, outfield signs as big as 650 square feet, light standards in the outfield and seats replacing the current bullpens down the foul lines.

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