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  1. George Springer missing second straight game with knee injury

    Jun 10, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT

    George Springer

    Astros rookie George Springer is out of the lineup today for the second straight game because of a sore right knee.

  2. Joey Gallo made his Double-A debut with a walk-off homer

    Jun 10, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

    Joey Gallo, Guilder Rodriguez

    Rangers prospect Joey Gallo destroyed high Single-A to the tune of a .323 batting average, 21 homers, and a 1.199 OPS in 58 games, earning the slugging third baseman a much-deserved promotion to Double-A over the weekend.

  3. Eric Chavez is hoping to avoid knee surgery

    Jun 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Colorado Rockies

    Eric Chavez has a knee injury that might normally require surgery, but the 36-year-old is close enough to the end of his career and has gone through enough health problems that he’s decided not to go under the knife.

  4. Scott Van Slyke is thriving next to the Dodgers’ big-name, high-priced outfielders

    Jun 10, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Scott Van Slyke Dodgers

    There’s been lots of talk about the Dodgers having four big-name outfielders for three starting spots, but while everyone debates how manager Don Mattingly should divvy up the playing time among Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Carl Crawford, and Andre Ethier a different outfielder has been the most productive in the bunch.

  5. Ike Davis is slumping in Pittsburgh now too

    Jun 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Ike Davis Getty

    Ike Davis played his way off the Mets with long slumps and poor overall production, and now the Pirates are experiencing that same thing from the 27-year-old first baseman.

  6. Yasiel Puig returns from hip injury

    Jun 9, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    After missing one-and-a-half games with a strained hip flexor Yasiel Puig is back in the Dodgers’ starting lineup for tonight’s matchup versus the Reds.

  7. Miguel Cabrera is back in the Tigers’ lineup

    Jun 9, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera exited yesterday’s game with a hamstring injury, but the reigning back-to-back MVP is in the Tigers’ lineup and batting third for tonight’s game against the White Sox.

  8. Mitch Moreland will skip reconstructive surgery and try to return much sooner

    Jun 9, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Texas Rangers

    Yesterday the Rangers announced that first baseman/outfielder Mitch Moreland would miss three months following ankle surgery, but now those plans have changed.

  9. Stephen Drew is out of the Red Sox’s lineup with an oblique injury

    Jun 9, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    stephen drew red sox getty

    Stephen Drew has played just four games for the Red Sox since rejoining the team after sitting out the first two months of the season, which is why it seems odd that he’s sitting out tonight’s game against the Orioles.

  10. Twins sign No. 5 pick Nick Gordon for $3.85 million

    Jun 9, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Nick Gordon Twins

    Minnesota and first-round draft pick Nick Gordon have agreed to a $3.85 million signing bonus, which is the slot-recommended amount for the No. 5 overall pick.

  11. Banana and mayonnaise sandwiches are the key to the Nationals’ season

    Jun 9, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

    mayo

    Superstitions are an amazing thing sometimes.

  12. Mets expect Travis d’Arnaud’s demotion to Triple-A to last “a while”

    Jun 9, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    d'arnaud getty

    Yesterday the Mets demoted rookie Travis d’Arnaud back to Triple-A and, based on manager Terry Collins’ comments, it sounds like the 25-year-old catcher should get comfortable in Las Vegas.

  13. Orioles can’t be feeling very good about their $50 million investment in Ubaldo Jimenez

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Ubaldo Jimenez AP

    Ubaldo Jimenez is 13 starts into a four-year, $50 million deal with the Orioles and things aren’t going well at all.

  14. Rougned Odor has a shoulder injury

    Jun 9, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Rougned Odor Rangers

    Because the Rangers injury news apparently never stops, now infielder Rougned Odor will be examined further by team doctors today after leaving Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury.

  15. Diamondbacks sticking with Addison Reed as their closer despite all the homers

    Jun 9, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Addison Reed Diamondbacks

    Arizona invested a ton of money and resources into building a strong, deep bullpen this season and yet Addison Reed has a 4.13 ERA with an astounding eight home runs allowed in 28 innings as the closer.

  16. Mat Latos says the Reds forcing him to make another rehab start is “bogus”

    Jun 6, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    mat latos reds getty

    Mat Latos left his third minor-league rehab start with a calf injury Wednesday at Triple-A, but the injury is apparently a non-issue and today Latos expressed displeasure with the Reds keeping in the minors for another start.

  17. Orioles place Miguel Gonzalez on the disabled list, call up Kevin Gausman

    Jun 6, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    Miguel Gonzalez

    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is headed to the disabled list with a strained oblique muscle and they’ve called up prospect Kevin Gausman from Triple-A to replace him on the roster and in the rotation.

  18. Daniel Bard is still a mess

    Jun 6, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    Daniel Bard Reuters

    Daniel Bard signed a minor-league contract with the Rangers after being let go by the Red Sox and Cubs last season, and the once-dominant reliever made his season debut yesterday at Triple-A.

  19. Carlos Santana rejoins Indians after concussion

    Jun 6, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT

    Carlos Santana AP

    Indians catcher/third baseman Carlos Santana is back from the seven-day concussion disabled list after missing a total of 10 days due to a foul tip to the mask.

  20. Watch the first-rounders react to getting drafted

    Jun 6, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

    Carlos Rodon

    Bud Selig is pretty hyped up, too.

  21. Duke Welker had Tommy John surgery

    Jun 6, 2014, 1:42 PM EDT

    Duke Welker

    Pittsburgh just announced that hard-throwing minor leaguer Duke Welker underwent Tommy John elbow surgery, knocking the 28-year-old right-hander out for the remainder of this season and likely much of next year.

  22. Alfonso Soriano and Ichiro Suzuki are a $25 million platoon

    Jun 6, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

    New York Yankees Alfonso Soriano watches team bat against Boston Red Sox in MLB game in New York

    Alfonso Soriano began the season as the Yankees’ everyday designated hitter and Ichiro Suzuki began the season on the Yankees’ bench, but now they’re being platooned in right field … at a combined salary of $25 million.

  23. Luis Ayala leaves the Orioles to sign with the Blue Jays

    Jun 6, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Luis Ayala

    Luis Ayala opted out of his minor-league deal with the Orioles last week and was reportedly headed to pitch in the Mexican League, but now Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors says the 35-year-old reliever will instead sign a new minor-league contract with the Blue Jays.

  24. Kolten Wong has a shoulder injury

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    World Series - Boston Red Sox v St Louis Cardinals - Game Four

    Kolten Wong has been fantastic since being called back up from Triple-A by the Cardinals three weeks ago, hitting .295 with five steals and a .777 OPS in 17 games–including his first career grand slam–but now the rookie second baseman could be sidelined by an injury.

  25. Phillies calling up Ronny Cedeno

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Ronny Cedeno Getty

    Journeyman infielder Ronny Cedeno, who signed a minor-league deal with Philadelphia and then re-signed after being released during spring training, is now on his way to the majors to join the Phillies’ roster.

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