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  1. Strained oblique muscle sends Joe Mauer to the disabled list

    Jul 2, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

    joe mauer getty

    Joe Mauer was finally beginning to look like his old self following last year’s season-ending concussion and a terrible start to this season, hitting .320 over his last 20 games, but last night he suffered a strained oblique muscle while hitting a double to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.

  2. Once again, the Marlins are telling Giancarlo Stanton he won’t be traded

    Jul 2, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton

    One of the more interesting tidbits within the Astros’ leaked internal communications earlier this week was an potential trade for Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton, which means the Marlins are yet again trying to convince the baseball world and Stanton that he’s not going to be traded.

  3. No one is giving Paul Goldschmidt anything to hit

    Jul 2, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Amid the Diamondbacks’ horrible season first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is having another excellent year, batting .300 with 15 homers and a league-leading 28 doubles for a .921 OPS that nearly matches last year’s career-high of .952.

  4. Orioles designate Nolan Reimold for assignment

    Jul 1, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

    nolan reimold getty

    Not so long ago Nolan Reimold was a top prospect who turned in an impressive rookie campaign with Baltimore, but he’s been injured and ineffective since then and now the Orioles have designated him for assignment.

  5. White Sox release Mitchell Boggs

    Jul 1, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

    mitchell boggs cardinals getty

    Mitchell Boggs signed a minor-league deal with the White Sox in the hopes of rejuvenating his career following a brutal 2013, but he was horrendous at Triple-A and now he’s been released.

  6. Rangers designate Joe Saunders for assignment

    Jul 1, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Tampa Bay Rays

    Joe Saunders talked himself back into the Rangers’ rotation last month following an injury, saying that he didn’t want to take on a bullpen role, but after going 0-5 with a 6.18 ERA in eight starts overall this season Texas has designated the left-hander for assignment.

  7. Angels acquire Rich Hill from Red Sox

    Jul 1, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Rich Hill

    Rich Hill has spent all season at Triple-A and now the Red Sox have traded to him the Angels, who immediately called up the left-handed reliever.

  8. Red Sox release Chris Capuano

    Jul 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Chris Capuano Red Sox

    Chris Capuano passed through waivers unclaimed after being designated for assignment by the Red Sox last week and the veteran left-hander has been released.

  9. Astros make sweeping roster changes, including calling up prospect Domingo Santana

    Jul 1, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

    Domingo Santana Astros

    There’s something to talk about in Houston besides yesterday’s leaked documents and PR disaster.

  10. James Paxton has resumed rehabbing his shoulder injury

    Jul 1, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    james paxton getty

    Taijuan Walker rejoined the Mariners’ rotation yesterday after a long time on the sidelines and fellow top pitching prospect James Paxton is finally making some progress in his return as well.

  11. Jose Bautista is back in the Blue Jays’ lineup

    Jul 1, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Jose Bautista AP

    Bautista is leading the American League in All-Star votes with nearly five million and also leads the league in walks and on-base percentage while hitting .304 with 15 homers and a .956 OPS in 78 games.

  12. Rays place Yunel Escobar on the disabled list

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Yunel Escobar

    Escobar has had a poor first half, batting .244 with four homers and a .650 OPS that’s 80 points below his career mark, and his usually stellar defensive numbers have dipped significantly.

  13. Brian McCann calls his first half season with the Yankees “horrible”

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    MLB: Yankees-Brian McCann Press Conference

    The struggling catcher is owed $17 million per season through 2018.

  14. Brian Cashman says Michael Pineda is taking “baby steps”

    Jun 30, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman gave an update on Michael Pineda’s setback-filled recovery from a strained back muscle, telling Brendan Kuty of the Newark Star Ledger that the rehabbing right-hander “is going through baby steps.”

  15. Joel Pineiro released by Angels, suspended 50 games for stimulant

    Jun 30, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT

    Joel Pineiro

    Pineiro was once a solid mid-rotation starter for the Mariners, Cardinals, and Angels, earning nearly $50 million over a 12-year career, but he hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2011 and at age 35 he looks finished.

  16. David Wright is out until at least Friday with shoulder injury

    Jun 30, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    David Wright

    For now at least David Wright has avoided the disabled list with a bruised rotator cuff in his left shoulder, but the Mets just announced that the All-Star third baseman will be out of the lineup until at least Friday.

  17. More shoulder problems send Jhoulys Chacin back to the disabled list

    Jun 30, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    chacin getty

    Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, who began the year on the disabled list with a shoulder injury and missed the first month of the season, is now headed back to the DL with more shoulder problems.

  18. Bryce Harper rejoins the Nationals, pushing Ryan Zimmerman back to third base

    Jun 30, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    As expected, the Nationals have activated Bryce Harper from the disabled list for tonight’s game against the Rockies after the outfielder missed two months with a torn ligament in his left thumb that required surgery.

  19. Royals sign .157-hitting Angels castoff Raul Ibanez

    Jun 30, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Raul Ibanez Angels

    You’d think that hitting .157 in 57 games as a 42-year-old and getting released by the Angels would signal the end of the line for Raul Ibanez, but instead he’s quickly found a new home and a major-league contact with the Royals.

  20. Cardinals recall top prospect Oscar Taveras from Triple-A

    Jun 30, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Oscar Taveras Getty

    Stud prospect Oscar Taveras was demoted back to the minors on June 13 after struggling in his 11-game debut with the Cardinals, but the team just announced that he’s been recalled from Triple-A.

  21. Braves release Kameron Loe

    Jun 30, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    kameron loe getty

    Kameron Loe signed a minor-league deal with Atlanta five weeks ago, but after a dozen terrible appearances at Triple-A the Braves have released the 6-foot-8 right-hander.

  22. Diamondbacks made call-up promise to Trevor Cahill, but he’s been terrible in the minors

    Jun 30, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Trevor Cahill Getty

    When the Diamondbacks demoted 26-year-old veteran Trevor Cahill all the way down to Single-A three weeks ago they apparently did so while promising him that he’d be back in the majors by a certain date.

  23. Joe Kelly begins rehab assignment after multiple setbacks

    Jun 30, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joe Kelly Getty

    After numerous delays Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly is finally on the verge of coming back from a hamstring injury that’s sidelined him since mid-April.

  24. David Wright scratched from lineup, going for MRI exam on shoulder injury

    Jun 27, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT

    David Wright

    Mets third baseman David Wright has been scratched from the lineup for tonight’s game against the Pirates in Pittsburgh with a sore left shoulder and the team announced that he’ll travel back to New York to undergo an MRI exam.

  25. Mariners activate Michael Saunders, send Jesus Montero back to Triple-A

    Jun 27, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero’s latest stint in the big leagues was a short one, as the Mariners have demoted the one-time top prospect back to Triple-A to make room for outfielder Michael Saunders’ return from the disabled list.

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