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  1. Nationals shut down Nate McLouth, call up hot-hitting Steven Souza

    Aug 4, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Nate McLouth Nationals

    This offseason the Nationals made Nate McLouth a very expensive fourth outfielder by signing him to a two-year, $10.75 million deal, but he’s hit just .173 in limited playing time and now he’s on the disabled list.

  2. David Phelps has had elbow problems for “three or four weeks”

    Aug 4, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

    Because the injuries to the Yankees’ starting rotation apparently never stop, David Phelps exited last night’s game after two innings with what the team is calling right elbow inflammation.

  3. Yankees tried to acquire Dustin Ackley from Mariners

    Aug 4, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Dustin Ackley

    Last week the Yankees made several moves before the trade deadline, but George King of the New York Post says one move they wanted to make but couldn’t pull off was acquiring Dustin Ackley from the Mariners.

  4. Astros clear George Springer to begin rehab assignment

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    George Springer

    Out since July 19 with a quadriceps injury, Astros rookie slugger George Springer is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment today at Single-A.

  5. Dan Uggla rejects the Giants’ assignment to Triple-A, becomes a free agent again

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    uggla giants getty

    What was your favorite moment of the Dan Uggla Era in San Francisco?

  6. Yadier Molina won’t be back with the Cardinals before September

    Aug 4, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    yadier molina getty

    Yadier Molina is four weeks into what was expected to be an 8-12 week recovery from a torn thumb ligament.

  7. Reunion time? Orioles hold workout with Jim Johnson

    Aug 4, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Jim Johnson

    Johnson saved 51 games in 2012 and 50 games in 2013 as the Orioles’ closer, leading the league both seasons, but Baltimore dumped him (and his $10 million salary) on Oakland during the offseason.

  8. Marlins place Henderson Alvarez on the disabled list

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    henderson alvarez getty

    Henderson Alvarez has followed up last year’s no-hitter by being one of the best pitchers in the National League this season, but the Marlins have placed the 24-year-old right-hander on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation.

  9. Orioles sign Joe Saunders

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:19 PM EDT

    saunders getty

    Earlier this week the Royals became the fourth team to release Joe Saunders this season and the 33-year-old left-hander has already found a fifth organization, signing a minor-league deal with the Orioles.

  10. Austin Jackson’s arrival in Seattle pushes James Jones back to the minors

    Aug 1, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    James Jones Mariners

    James Jones has been the Mariners’ starting center fielder since making his MLB debut in mid-April, logging more than 300 plate appearances, but now the 25-year-old is headed back to Triple-A following yesterday’s trade for Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson.

  11. Cardinals demote Carlos Martinez to Triple-A

    Aug 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v St. Louis Cardinals

    Carlos Martinez is no longer needed in St. Louis’ rotation following trades for Justin Masterson and John Lackey, but rather than shifting him back to the bullpen the Cardinals have decided to send the 22-year-old right-hander to Triple-A.

  12. Red Sox designate Mike Carp for assignment

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Mike Carp

    Mike Carp reportedly requested a trade from the Red Sox last week, but after failing to find a taker before yesterday’s deadline they’ve designated him for assignment.

  13. Angels place Tyler Skaggs on the disabled list

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

    Tyler Skaggs Getty

    Tyler Skaggs exited Thursday’s start in the fifth inning with forearm tightness and now the Angels have placed the 22-year-old left-hander on the disabled list.

  14. A’s release Jim Johnson, eat $10 million salary

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT

    Jim Johnson A's

    Johnson saved 50-plus games in each of the previous two seasons, leading the league both years, but this season he posted a 6.92 ERA in 38 appearances for the A’s while almost immediately being stripped of closing duties.

  15. Jose Bautista, Casey Janssen “frustrated” and “disappointed” by Blue Jays’ lack of trade deadline activity

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Toronto was 38-24 and in first place by six games on June 6, but the Blue Jays have gone 22-26 since then and general manager Alex Anthopoulos did nothing at the trade deadline yesterday.

  16. Jurickson Profar has been ruled out for the season

    Aug 1, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Jurickson Profar

    Profar held his own as a 20-year-old rookie last season, but shoulder problems sidelined him during spring training and he never got healthy, eventually undergoing surgery.

  17. Dan Uggla will be cut by Giants, might accept demotion to Triple-A

    Aug 1, 2014, 11:49 AM EDT

    uggla giants getty

    Despite initial reports to the contrary the Giants have not yet released second baseman Dan Uggla after the Braves castoff went 0-for-11 with six strikeouts and three errors in his first four games for San Francisco.

  18. Manny Machado makes another ridiculous throw

    Aug 1, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Manny Machado

    Maybe just stop hitting the ball to third base, Albert.

  19. James Paxton will rejoin the Mariners’ rotation Saturday

    Aug 1, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    james paxton getty

    Paxton has begun his career by going 5-0 with a 1.75 ERA in six starts dating back to last season’s debut.

  20. Diamondbacks call up former elite prospect Andy Marte

    Jul 31, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT

    andy-marte-indians-broken-bat

    Once upon a time Andy Marte was one of the best prospects in baseball. He cracked Baseball America’s top 15 list in 2004, 2005, and 2006.

  21. Yankees designate Brian Roberts for assignment

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Brian Roberts

    Shortly after acquiring Stephen Drew and Martin Prado in separate trades this afternoon the Yankees announced that starting second baseman Brian Roberts has been designated for assignment.

  22. Kurt Suzuki stays in Minnesota, signs extension with Twins

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki Twins

    All month the assumption has been that the Twins would either sign Kurt Suzuki to a contract extension or trade the 30-year-old impending free agent in the middle of his career-year.

  23. Cats and dogs, working together: Red Sox trade Stephen Drew to Yankees for Kelly Johnson

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

    Stephen Drew

    How committed are the Red Sox to blowing up the roster? They just made a trade with the Yankees–the Yankees–sending shortstop Stephen Drew to New York just 39 games after re-signing him to a $10 million deal.

  24. Indians trade Asdrubal Cabrera to Nationals

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

    Asdrubal Cabrera

    In search of infield help with Ryan Zimmerman on the disabled list again, the Nationals have acquired switch-hitting shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians in exchange for minor leaguer Zach Walters.

  25. Orioles acquire Andrew Miller from Red Sox

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Boston Red Sox

    This morning the Red Sox were reportedly close to trading left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the Tigers, but that deal apparently fell through because now Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that Miller has been sent to the Orioles.

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