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  1. Twins ready to activate Ricky Nolasco from the disabled list

    Aug 13, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

    Ricky Nolasco Getty

    Ricky Nolasco threw 104 innings with a 5.90 ERA before informing the Twins that he’d been pitching through elbow soreness since spring training.

  2. Yankees skipping Hiroki Kuroda’s turn in the rotation

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Hiroki Kuroda

    Hiroki Kuroda is the last pitcher standing in the Yankees’ injury wrecked original starting rotation.

  3. Joe Kelly swiped his way into the Red Sox’s record book

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Joe Kelly Red Sox

    The last Red Sox pitcher to steal a base? Bill Landis on September 8, 1969.

  4. Marlins tell Jarred Cosart: “Don’t swing the bat!”

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    jarred cosart getty

    “Had we had him in a situation where we needed to score a run, we probably would have had to hit for him.”

  5. Brush back Yoenis Cespedes and pay the price

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Jonathan Broxton learned an important lesson about Yoenis Cespedes.

  6. Angels call up Brennan Boesch

    Aug 12, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Colorado Rockies

    Brennan Boesch is back in the majors, as the Angels have called up the 29-year-old outfielder after he hit .326 with 22 homers and 1.006 OPS in 84 games at Triple-A.

  7. George Springer suffers setback, out two more weeks

    Aug 12, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT

    George Springer

    Springer has been out since July 19, bringing to a halt an impressive rookie campaign in which the 24-year-old got off to a slow start and then smacked 20 homers in the span of 59 games.

  8. Indians lose David Murphy for 4-6 weeks with oblique strain

    Aug 12, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    David Murphy Indians

    Oblique strains tend to take 4-6 weeks, so it’s possible we’ve seen the last of Murphy this season.

  9. Reds push back Homer Bailey’s next start due to elbow soreness

    Aug 12, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Homer Bailey

    Bailey had a rough first two months of the season after signing a $105 million contract extension in February, carrying a 5.04 ERA into June, but since June 1 he’s got a 2.66 ERA in 12 starts and his overall numbers this season are in line with his career norms.

  10. More hamstring problems send Everth Cabrera back to the disabled list

    Aug 12, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    everth cabrera getty

    Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera spent a month on the disabled list with a strained hamstring, played 10 games for San Diego, and is now headed back to the shelf with more hamstring problems.

  11. Matt Lindstrom returns to White Sox three months after ankle surgery

    Aug 12, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    At the time of the injury Lindstrom had six saves with a 3.32 ERA in 19 appearances, but he’d also blown three save chances and in his absence White Sox manager Robin Ventura has turned to several ninth-inning options.

  12. Rockies sign Josh Roenicke

    Aug 12, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies

    Roenicke spent most of this season pitching at Triple-A for the Nationals, but was let go after posting a 5.49 ERA in 79 innings.

  13. Base-running madness in the Yankees-Orioles game

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Bud Norris

    Carlos Beltran and Chase Headley were both credited with stolen bases, Bud Norris and Manny Machado were both credited with errors, and the Orioles ended up blowing out the Yankees anyway.

  14. Twins promote baseball’s No. 1 prospect, Byron Buxton, to Double-A

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    byron buxton getty

    Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was slated to begin this season at Double-A and perhaps be knocking on the door to the majors right now, but instead the consensus No. 1 prospect in baseball missed the first two-plus months of the year with a spring training wrist injury.

  15. Adam Lind is ready to return from a fractured foot

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    adam lind getty

    Prior to the injury Lind was having his second straight strong season following a three-year rough patch from 2010-2012, hitting a career-high .320 with an .878 OPS that ranks as the second-best mark of his career despite just four homers in 61 games.

  16. Domingo Santana is 0-for-17 with 14 strikeouts and “just panicked” defensively

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

    Domingo Santana Astros

    Astros prospect Domingo Santana hit .292 with 14 homers and an .844 OPS in 104 games at Triple-A to earn his first call-up to the big leagues, but the 21-year-old outfielder has been an absolute mess so far in Houston.

  17. Pirates place reigning MVP Andrew McCutchen on the disabled list

    Aug 11, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

    Andrew McCutchen

    After initially holding out hope that Andrew McCutchen could avoid the disabled list–including general manager Neal Huntington saying yesterday that he’d made “remarkable” progress in his recovery–the Pirates have placed the reigning MVP on the shelf with an avulsion fracture of his rib.

  18. Mets place Jacob deGrom on disabled list with shoulder injury

    Aug 11, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    degrom getty

    deGrom came out of nowhere this season to post a 2.87 ERA and 94/33 K/BB ratio in 100 innings as a 26-year-old rookie and hasn’t allowed more than three runs in a start since June 16.

  19. Michael Pineda will rejoin the Yankees’ rotation Wednesday

    Aug 11, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Pineda made just two minor-league rehab starts and logged just 3.1 and 4.1 innings in those outings, so he’ll likely be on a limited pitch count initially.

  20. Padres designate Jeff Francoeur for assignment

    Aug 11, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT

    Jeff Francoeur Padres

    Dating back to 2012 he’s hit a combined .222 with a .269 on-base percentage and .346 slugging percentage in 239 games for three different MLB teams.

  21. Mets unlikely to call up prospect Noah Syndergaard

    Aug 11, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

    Noah Syndergaard Mets

    Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is one of the best pitching prospects in baseball and he’s racked up 111 strikeouts in 108 innings at Triple-A as a 21-year-old.

  22. White Sox great Paul Konerko feeling “lucky” as 18-year career winds down

    Aug 11, 2014, 12:28 PM EDT

    Paul Konerko

    White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko isn’t getting a city-by-city farewell tour like Derek Jeter, but the 38-year-old six-time All-Star is retiring after 18 seasons in the majors.

  23. Joe Mauer is ready to rejoin the Twins after missing a month

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joe Mauer AP

    Mauer went 6-for-15 (.400) on a four-game minor-league rehab assignment at Single-A without experiencing any setbacks

  24. Kate Upton says Yankees banned her from wearing Tigers gear in support of boyfriend Justin Verlander

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

    justin verlander kate upton getty

    “You’re not allowed to wear a Tigers’ hat. You’re not allowed to wear any Tigers’ gear.”

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