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  1. Blue Jays acquire John Mayberry, Jr. from the Phillies

    Aug 31, 2014, 11:35 PM EST

    John Mayberry Jr.

    The Blue Jays added an outfield bench bat, picking up John Mayberry, Jr. from the Phillies on Sunday.

  2. The Brewers made a run at David Price in July

    Aug 31, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    David Price

    The Brewers tried but ultimately failed to acquire David Price from the Rays in July because they refused to part with pitcher Jimmy Nelson.

  3. Bryce Harper logs his first multi-homer game of 2014

    Aug 31, 2014, 10:30 PM EST

    Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper entered August with numbers far below expectations. He’ll enter September with much better-looking stats thanks to a decent showing in August, including a spectacular finish on Sunday.

  4. Aroldis Chapman’s fastball could make some history

    Aug 31, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

    Aroldis Chapman

    Aroldis Chapman has had a great season, as usual, but he could do something no pitcher has done since the implementation of pitch-tracking technology in 2006.

  5. The Phillies achieved a rare but ignominious feat on Saturday

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

    Is it really a good thing if one’s team is one of only two teams in the last 113 years to have four relatively old players accrue a significant amount of playing time?

  6. Yankees acquire pitcher Chaz Roe from the Marlins

    Aug 31, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

    Chaz Roe

    The Yankees picked up Chaz Roe on the cheap from the Marlins on Sunday, just ahead of the waiver deadline.

  7. Adam Dunn plans to retire, says this season “is probably going to be it”

    Aug 31, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Adam Dunn

    Adam Dunn is ready to call it a career, he told the media on Sunday after he was traded from the White Sox to the Athletics.

  8. Kolten Wong exited Sunday’s game with a head injury

    Aug 31, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Kolten Wong

    Kolten Wong hit his head on the ground pursuing a ball hit by Chris Valaika in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game against the Cubs. He was helped off the field, and he’ll undergo testing after the game.

  9. Matt Garza will rejoin the Brewers’ rotation on Wednesday

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

    Matt Garza

    The Brewers will get Matt Garza back in the rotation on Wednesday, when they’ll take on the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

  10. Brandon Belt still 10 days away from resuming baseball activities

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    brandon belt giants getty

    Brandon Belt will be limited to cardio for another week and a half. The first baseman has been sidelined since early August with concussion symptoms.

  11. Orioles acquire Kelly Johnson from the Red Sox

    Aug 30, 2014, 10:46 PM EST

    Kelly Johnson

    Kelly Johnson completes his tour of the AL East as the Orioles acquired him from the Red Sox on Saturday evening.

  12. The Angels had interest in acquiring A.J. Burnett from the Phillies

    Aug 30, 2014, 10:20 PM EST

    The Angels, searching for a rotation upgrade after losing Garrett Richards to an injury, had interest in A.J. Burnett of the Phillies, but the right-hander’s player option for 2015 was a deterrent.

  13. Orioles acquire Alejandro De Aza from the White Sox

    Aug 30, 2014, 9:29 PM EST

    Alejandro De Aza

    The Orioles acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza from the White Sox in exchange for a pair of low-level minor league pitchers on Saturday.

  14. Dustin Pedroia exits Saturday’s game with a head injury

    Aug 30, 2014, 9:10 PM EST

    Dustin Pedroia

    Dustin Pedroia took an elbow to the head in the second inning of Saturday’s game against the Rays, and had to leave the game.

  15. Daniel Hudson will return to the major leagues as a reliever

    Aug 30, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    daniel hudson getty

    It’s been more than two years, but Daniel Hudson will return to the major leagues on Tuesday or Wednesday, pitching out of the Diamodnbacks’ bullpen.

  16. Hanley Ramirez a late addition to Dodgers’ lineup Saturday

    Aug 30, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Hanley Ramirez worked out quickly in front of manager Don Mattingly and trainer Stan Conte, who deemed him fit to play on Saturday against the Padres.

  17. Rangers activate Derek Holland from the disabled list

    Aug 30, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

    derek holland getty

    Derek Holland will make his 2014 debut on Tuesday against the Royals, also helping the Rangers claim a major league record.

  18. Hyun-Jin Ryu set to return to Dodgers’ rotation on Sunday

    Aug 29, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Hyun-Jin Ryu

    Hyun-Jin Ryu will return to the Dodgers’ rotation on Sunday after recovering from a strained glute.

  19. Video: Eric Campbell steals home against the Phillies

    Aug 29, 2014, 10:30 PM EST

    Eric Campbell, Juan Lagares

    Eric Campbell stole home against the Phillies, helping the Mets improve to 12-5 against their NL East rival this season.

  20. Rangers tie a major league record, use their 59th player of the season

    Aug 29, 2014, 9:42 PM EST

    rangers logo

    The injury-ravaged Rangers managed to tie a major league record for all the wrong reasons when they called up Ryan Rua from Triple-A on Friday.

  21. Royals designate Bruce Chen for assignment

    Aug 29, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Bruce Chen

    A day after Bruce Chen allowed six runs in the 10th inning of the Royals’ loss to the Twins on Thursday, the Royals designated the lefty for assignment.

  22. Mariners end Jesus Montero’s season

    Aug 29, 2014, 7:22 PM EST

    Jesus Montero Getty

    The Mariners have ended Jesus Montero’s season so he can address his “non-baseball issues”, a day after he went after a scout who was heckling him.

  23. Daniel Murphy could miss most or all of the rest of the season

    Aug 29, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Daniel Murphy Getty

    The Mets could be without Daniel Murphy for most or all of the rest of the season, as the second baseman deals with a strained right calf.

  24. Joey Votto is still feeling discomfort in his quad

    Aug 29, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

    Votto Getty

    Joey Votto hasn’t been progressing as well from his quad injury as the Reds would have liked.

  25. Ruben Amaro is still shocked no one wants Jonathan Papelbon

    Aug 24, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Jonathan Papelbon

    GM Ruben Amaro is flummoxed that Jonathan Papelbon, who cleared waivers, hasn’t drawn more trade interest.

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