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  1. David Wright left Sunday’s game due to neck spasms

    Aug 24, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    David Wright

    David Wright left in the bottom of the third inning of Sunday’s game due to neck spasms.

  2. Red Sox place Xander Bogaerts on the seven-day concussion DL

    Aug 24, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Xander Bogaerts

    Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has been placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list. He was hit in the head by Felix Hernandez on Friday night.

  3. Robinson Cano’s dizziness caused by the flu

    Aug 24, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Robinson Cano took himself out of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Red Sox due to dizziness, which he says is because he has been dealing with the flu.

  4. Athletics place Sean Doolittle on the disabled list

    Aug 24, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained intercostal muscle.

  5. The Mets turned a 5-4-3-2 triple play against the Dodgers

    Aug 24, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    New York Mets

    The Mets turned a rare 5-4-3-2 triple play against the Dodgers in Sunday afternoon’s game.

  6. Giants may take Tim Lincecum out of the starting rotation

    Aug 24, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Tim Lincecum

    The struggling Tim Lincecum could be moved out of the Giants’ rotation in favor of Yusmeiro Petit, who has been on a roll.

  7. Adam Eaton could rejoin White Sox on Tuesday

    Aug 23, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Adam Eaton

    Adam Eaton may only be a few days away from rejoining the White Sox. He will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday night.

  8. Alex Gordon intends to exercise his player option for 2016

    Aug 23, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Alex Gordon could become a free agent after the 2015 season, but the Royals’ outfielder plans to exercise his $12.5 million player option for 2016 instead.

  9. Maikel Franco hit for the cycle at Triple-A

    Aug 23, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

    SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game - World Team v United States

    Phillies third base prospect Maikel Franco hit for the cycle in Saturday night’s Triple-A game against Syracuse.

  10. Phillies designate Reid Brignac for assignment

    Aug 23, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Reid Brignac

    The Phillies want to get more of a look at Freddy Galvis in the remaining five weeks, so Reid Brignac was designated for assignment.

  11. Nationals shut down top prospect Lucas Giolito for the season

    Aug 23, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game - World Team v United States

    The Nationals play it safe with young pitchers who have had Tommy John surgery, so Lucas Giolito’s season is done after tossing 98 innings with Single-A Hagerstown.

  12. Report: The Braves and Cubs discussed a B.J. Upton, Edwin Jackson swap

    Aug 23, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    B.J. Upton

    Bob Nightengale reports that the Braves and Cubs nearly swapped beleaguered, expensive players in B.J. Upton and Edwin Jackson, but it never materialized.

  13. Indians place Yan Gomes on concussion DL, acquire Chris Gimenez from Rangers

    Aug 23, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    Yan Gomes

    Yan Gomes will rest for a week after being struck in the head with a foul tip. The Indians acquired Chris Gimenez from the Rangers to serve as catching depth.

  14. The Twins routed the Tigers again

    Aug 23, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Jordan Schafer, Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia

    Tigers pitching has taken a beating at the hands of the Twins’ offense over the last two days.

  15. Padres activate Andrew Cashner from the disabled list

    Aug 23, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

    Andrew Cashner

    The Padres activated Andrew Cashner from the 15-day disabled list. He’ll make the start Saturday night against the Diamondbacks.

  16. Rays play Saturday’s game against the Blue Jays under protest

    Aug 23, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

    Wil Myers

    The Blue Jays were allowed to challenge a play after a batter stepped into the batter’s box and the pitcher stepped onto the pitcher’s mound, despite what Section II.D of the replay rules states.

  17. Mets place Bartolo Colon on revocable waivers

    Aug 23, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    As expected, Bartolo Colon has been placed on revocable waivers by the Mets.

  18. Yankees considering six-man rotation when Masahiro Tanaka returns

    Aug 23, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka Getty

    Masahiro Tanaka is making progress towards a September return, at which point the Yankees could utilize a six-man rotation.

  19. Jacob Turner taking Edwin Jackson’s spot in Cubs’ rotation

    Aug 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

    Jacob Turner

    Jacob Turner will start on Wednesday, taking over Edwin Jackson’s spot in the Cubs’ starting rotation.

  20. Joe Maddon calls Hellickson-Buehrle match-up “The Tortoise and the Hare”

    Aug 23, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

    Joe Maddon

    Saturday’s match-up between the Rays and Blue Jays pits Jeremy Hellickson against Mark Buehrle, who are very dissimilar.

  21. Nationals call up Nate Schierholtz, option Michael Taylor

    Aug 23, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Nate Schierholtz

    Outfielder Nate Schierholtz is expected to join the Nationals in time for Saturday afternoon’s game against the Giants.

  22. Xander Bogaerts feels fine after being hit in the head by a pitch

    Aug 23, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

    Xander Bogaerts

    Xander Bogaerts was hit in the head by a Felix Hernandez pitch on Friday night, but the rookie says he is fine. He is not in Saturday afternoon’s lineup.

  23. Garrett Richards underwent surgery to repair his left knee

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards had surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee, meaning he’ll be out between six and nine months.

  24. MLB.tv’s blackout restrictions could be over in 2015

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    old TV

    The frustrating blackout restrictions could come to an end as early as 2015, according to Maury Brown of Forbes.

  25. Felix Hernandez reaches 200 strikeouts for a sixth consecutive season

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

    Felix Hernandez

    Felix Hernandez has struck out 200-plus batters in each of the last six seasons, something no other starting pitcher will have done when the season is over.

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