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  1. Padres designate pitchers Blaine Boyer and Billy Buckner for assignment

    May 25, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Arizona Diamondbacks

    The Padres designated two pitchers, Blaine Boyer and Billy Buckner, for assignment on Sunday to make room for Tommy Medica and Troy Patton.

  2. Tyler Moore is drawing some interest from the Rangers

    May 25, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    New York Mets v Washington Nationals

    Sans Prince Fielder, the Rangers are looking to fill the void at first base. Tyler Moore could be one option for them.

  3. Dee Gordon is on pace for 95 stolen bases

    May 25, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Dee Gordon

    Dee Gordon swiped a pair of bases in support of Josh Beckett as he threw a no-hitter against the Phillies on Sunday. He could do something that hasn’t been done in 26 years.

  4. Astros minor leaguer’s first Midwest League home run is caught by his dad

    May 25, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    astros logo

    What are the odds that a minor leaguer’s first home run at a new level would be caught by his own parent? Conrad Gregor defied them on Saturday night.

  5. Twins send slumping Chris Colabello back to Triple-A

    May 25, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    Minnesota Twins v Cleveland Indians

    Chris Colabello has been slumping badly since late April. The Twins demoted him to Triple-A on Sunday in the hopes that he can rediscover his swing.

  6. Eric Young Jr. headed to disabled list, Mets to promote Matt den Dekker

    May 25, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

    St. Louis Cardinals v New York Mets

    Eric Young Jr. is expected to hit the 15-day DL and Matt den Dekker will take his place.

  7. Nelson Cruz is your new home run leader

    May 25, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Houston Astros v Baltimore Orioles

    Nelson Cruz blasted his 16th home run of the season on Sunday against the Indians to become baseball’s current home run leader.

  8. Blue Jays sweep A’s, have now won 11 of their last 13 games

    May 25, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera

    The Blue Jays held the American League’s best offense to five runs in a three-game series sweep. Are they for real?

  9. Carlos Gonzalez to return to Rockies’ lineup on Sunday

    May 24, 2014, 11:40 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Carlos Gonzalez has been out since leaving Wednesday’s game against the Giants in the eighth inning. He says he’ll be back in the lineup for the Rockies on Sunday.

  10. Matt Cain’s bullpen cut short on Saturday afternoon

    May 24, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

    Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

    Matt Cain has been trying to avoid a stint on the DL after a mild strain of his hamstring, but he may not be able to make Monday’s start against the Cubs.

  11. Taijuan Walker to begin rehab assignment on Wednesday

    May 24, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

    Taijuan Walker

    Taijuan Walker will begin a rehab assignment on Wednesday. If things go well, he could join the Mariners’ rotation in early June.

  12. Red Sox losing streak hits nine games after 15-inning walk-off loss to Rays

    May 24, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    David Ross, Jake Peavy

    The Red Sox haven’t been enjoying the last week and a half of baseball.

  13. Video: Beer vendor inadvertently catches a Carlos Ruiz foul ball

    May 24, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    generic beer

    A beer vendor unwittingly made a web gem during Saturday’s Dodgers-Phillies game.

  14. R.A. Dickey after dominating the A’s: “Don’t anybody ask me questions about the roof”

    May 24, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    R.A. Dickey

    R.A. Dickey held the Athletics to two runs over 8 1/3 innings with the Rogers Centre roof open for the first time this season. Dickey didn’t want to talk about it.

  15. Coco Crisp is developing a game in which you catch baseballs in his hair

    May 24, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Coco Crisp

    Coco Crisp is developing a game in which you catch baseballs in his hair. He wants some help coming up with a name for it.

  16. Corey Kluber is deserving of some attention

    May 24, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT

    Corey Kluber

    Corey Kluber was magnificant in Saturday afternoon’s start against the Orioles. He deserves a little bit of press for what he’s done this season.

  17. Carlos Gomez says “it’s a sexy feeling” to bat cleanup

    May 24, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves

    Carlos Gomez enjoys batting cleanup and aims to stay there going forward.

  18. Ryan Braun hopes to return to Brewers’ lineup on Saturday

    May 23, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves

    Ryan Braun, dealing with an oblique injury, could return to the Brewers’ lineup on Saturday.

  19. Has Jayson Werth been unlucky?

    May 23, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Jayson Werth

    Jayson Werth’s numbers are good, but not quite where they have been in previous years. Has he been unlucky?

  20. Nolan Arenado leaves Friday’s game with a left mallet finger fracture

    May 23, 2014, 9:37 PM EDT

    Nolan Arenado

    The Rockies may be without Nolan Arenado for a while.

  21. Yasiel Puig: “This is a game of entertainment. I don’t play it to offend people.”

    May 23, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig plays the game to have fun. That’s what he’s supposed to do, right?

  22. Video: Giancarlo Stanton hits a tape measure shot to center at Marlins Park

    May 23, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball very far.

  23. Yovani Gallardo could miss his next start

    May 23, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers

    Yovani Gallardo’s next start, scheduled for Sunday, is in doubt, especially now that Jimmy Nelson has been scratched from Friday night’s start at Triple-A.

  24. Blue Jays call up Liam Hendriks, designate Esmil Rogers for assignment

    May 23, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox v Toronto Blue Jays

    Esmil Rogers posted a 6.97 ERA for the Blue Jays out of the bullpen, so they designated him for assignment to make room for Liam Hendriks.

  25. Justin Maxwell accepts assignment to Triple-A Omaha

    May 23, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays v Kansas City Royals

    Mired in offensive turmoil, Justin Maxwell will try to figure things out at Triple-A Omaha.

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