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  1. Padres activate Andrew Cashner from the disabled list

    Jun 7, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

    Andrew Cashner

    Andrew Cashner spent more than four weeks on the disabled list but will finally make his return in time for tonight’s start against the Nationals.

  2. Angels sign Joel Pineiro to a minor league deal

    Jun 7, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v San Diego Padres

    Joel Pineiro has hopped from the Cubs to the Angels on a minor league deal.

  3. Terry Francona wants John Axford back in the closer’s role eventually

    Jun 7, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    John Axford

    The Indians’ closer-by-committee has been working well, but manager Terry Francona wants John Axford to take over the closer’s role eventually.

  4. The Padres drafted Johnny Manziel

    Jun 7, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

    Cleveland Browns Rookie Minicamp

    Johnny Football is now a member of the San Diego Padres. No, seriously.

  5. Chad Billingsley will start rehab assignment on Sunday

    Jun 7, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Chad Billingsley, who underwent Tommy John surgery in April 2013, will take another step towards returning to the Dodgers on Sunday when he begins a rehab assignment.

  6. ???????????? is starting at shortstop for the Tigers tonight, apparently

    Jun 7, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT

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    The Tigers don’t yet know who’s playing shortstop tonight against the Red Sox.

  7. Report: Twins, Kendrys Morales agree to a deal

    Jun 7, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Kendrys Morales

    Kendrys Morales has finally found a home. It’s in Minnesota.

  8. Joey Votto to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

    Jun 7, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Sunday.

  9. Rays designate reliever Josh Lueke for assignment, recall Kirby Yates

    Jun 7, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Josh Lueke

    The Rays designated the troublesome Josh Lueke for assignment on Saturday and recalled Kirby Yates from Triple-A Durham.

  10. Padres place Jedd Gyorko on 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis

    Jun 6, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    jedd gyorko getty

    Jedd Gyorko has not enjoyed his 2014 season. The Padres have placed him on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis.

  11. Rangers reportedly interested in Kendrys Morales, too

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    Kendrys Morales

    Kendrys Morales can add another suitor to the list now that he is no longer attached to draft pick compensation.

  12. The Cardinals turned a triple play against the Blue Jays

    Jun 6, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays' Bautista looks into the stands between innings during a MLB American League baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg

    Triple plays are fun. The Cardinals turned one on Friday night against the Blue Jays.

  13. Phillies outright problematic Tyson Gillies from 40-man roster

    Jun 6, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    XM All-Star Futures Game

    The Phillies once sold Tyson Gillies as the center fielder of the future. On Friday, they outrighted him from the 40-man roster.

  14. The benches cleared between the Orioles and A’s after a tag play

    Jun 6, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Manny Machado

    The Orioles and Athletics weren’t getting along well on Friday after Josh Donaldson tagged out Manny Machado.

  15. Derek Holland could begin a rehab assignment soon

    Jun 6, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Derek Holland

    Good news has been hard to come by for the Rangers, but they could get Derek Holland back at the end of June or the beginning of July.

  16. Johan Santana out for the rest of the season with a torn achilles

    Jun 6, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

    National League New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana during first inning action in Washington

    Bad news for Johan Santana: he tore his Achilles tendon.

  17. Bryce Harper plans to use Playstation as part of his thumb rehab

    Jun 6, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper has gotten creative as he rehabs his injured left thumb. The outfielder plans to play lots of Playstation until he makes his return.

  18. Giants activate Matt Cain from the disabled list for Friday’s start

    Jun 6, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

    The Giants get a familiar face back from the disabled list just in time to make tonight’s start against the Mets.

  19. Video: Marlon Byrd breaks his bat without making contact

    Jun 1, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    Marlon Byrd broke his bat without making contact with a baseball (or a knee).

  20. Pirates claim pitcher Wirfin Obispo off of waivers from the Braves

    Jun 1, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    Wirfin Obispo

    The Pirates added some bullpen depth on Sunday evening by picking up Wirfin Obispo off of waivers from the Braves.

  21. Mark Buehrle the first in 2014 to reach double-digit wins

    Jun 1, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Mark Buehrle

    Mark Buehrle reached double digits in wins on Sunday against the Royals while lowering his ERA to 2.10. He’s been enjoying a very productive season for the Blue Jays.

  22. Nelson Cruz diagnosed with a hand contusion after HBP scare

    Jun 1, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Houston Astros

    Orioles fans were anxiously awaiting the results of Nelson Cruz’s x-rays after he was hit on the hand with a pitch Sunday afternoon, but he is listed as day-to-day with a hand contusion.

  23. Red Sox to call up Stephen Drew from Triple-A

    Jun 1, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Stephen Drew

    Stephen Drew will make his season debut with the Red Sox on Monday against the Indians.

  24. Mets and Phillies wrapped up their third consecutive extra-inning ballgame against each other

    Jun 1, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Ruben Tejada

    The poor beat writers for the Mets and Phillies have been subjected to so much mediocre baseball between the two clubs lately.

  25. Wilson Ramos drew a five-ball walk on Friday, somehow

    May 31, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos captured baseball’s elusive five-ball walk on Friday against the Rangers.

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