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  1. Plays of the Day: David Lough, Will Venable make outstanding diving catches

    Apr 27, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers

    David Lough and Will Venable both made fantastic catches on Sunday.

  2. Clay Hensley retires, ending comeback attempt

    Apr 27, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

    clay hensley getty

    Clay Hensley, a seven-year MLB veteran, hangs up the spikes.

  3. Manny Machado plays in the field, logs four hits in third rehab game

    Apr 27, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Manny Machado

    Manny Machado has been hitting the heck out of the baseball in three rehab games. The Orioles hope to get him back next weekend.

  4. Inside Ned Yost’s head on odd use of closer Greg Holland

    Apr 27, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Houston Astros

    Ned Yost said he’d never use closer Greg Holland in a tie game on the road again. But he did use Holland to protect a seven-run lead on Sunday.

  5. Angels designate Michael Roth for assignment

    Apr 27, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Michael Roth

    Michael Roth moved through the Angels’ system fairly quickly and now he’s been moved out just as quickly.

  6. Robinson Cano on Seattle: “It’s more relaxed”, “not as intense as New York”

    Apr 27, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Although the Mariners have struggled, second baseman Robinson Cano is enjoying playing in Seattle compared to New York.

  7. A.J. Burnett has been pitching just fine since inguinal hernia diagnosis

    Apr 27, 2014, 6:56 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett

    A.J. Burnett was diagnosed with an inguinal hernia on April 14. He has an 0.83 ERA in three starts since.

  8. Reds manager Bryan Price was ejected after umpires upheld incorrect call with replay review

    Apr 27, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Bryan Price

    Reds manager Bryan Price made the right call in challenging a first-inning ruling by the first base umpire, but was punished in several ways.

  9. Derek Holland threw live batting practice for the first time, also took fielding drills

    Apr 27, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    Derek Holland

    Derek Holland threw live batting practice on Saturday, the first time he’s thrown since undergoing knee surgery in January. He’s on track for a mid-season return.

  10. Jean Segura hurt after being accidentally hit with a bat by Ryan Braun

    Apr 26, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Milwaukee Brewers

    Ryan Braun is really embracing his role as villain.

  11. Play of the Day: Josh Reddick nails George Springer at third base from right field

    Apr 26, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

    Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick made a heck of a throw to record the out at third base on the speedy George Springer.

  12. Aroldis Chapman throws live batting practice, wants one more session before heading out on rehab assignment

    Apr 26, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman

    Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman threw live batting practice on Saturday, but wants one more session before heading out on a rehab assignment.

  13. Rafael Furcal suffers a setback during rehab game

    Apr 26, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Rafael Furcal

    Rafael Furcal, seemingly always injured, suffered another setback as he attempts to rejoin the Marlins.

  14. Blue Jays prospect Marcus Stroman could make his MLB debut soon

    Apr 26, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays v Detroit Tigers

    Marcus Stroman, rated the #27 prospect entering the season by Baseball Prospectus, could make his MLB debut for the Blue Jays soon.

  15. Chad Tracy retires after nine seasons

    Apr 26, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Chad Tracy calls it quits after nine seasons in the big leagues.

  16. Mets protest New York Post after unflattering article about Bartolo Colon

    Apr 26, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    The Mets stuck up for teammate Bartolo Colon after the New York Post made fat jokes in an article, including in the headline.

  17. Jose Campos underwent Tommy John surgery on Friday

    Apr 26, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    New York Yankees Photo Day

    Jose Campos will forever be “the other guy” when people refer to the trade that brought Michael Pineda to the Yankees. On Friday, he was “the guy getting Tommy John surgery”.

  18. Twins minor leaguer Jonatan Hinojosa suspended 50 games for PED use

    Apr 26, 2014, 3:52 PM EDT

    Twins logo

    Twins minor league infielder Jonatan Hinojosa tested positive for an anabolic steroid and received a 50-game suspension.

  19. Anibal Sanchez exits Saturday start with a blister on his finger

    Apr 26, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

    Anibal Sanchez

    Anibal Sanchez couldn’t get out of the third inning in Saturday’s start against the Twins due to a blister.

  20. D-Backs players stand up for manager Kirk Gibson, GM Kevin Towers

    Apr 26, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

    Kirk Gibson

    The Diamondbacks’ early disappointment has put the jobs of manager Kirk Gibson and general manager Kevin Towers in danger. The players vowed their support and took the blame.

  21. Major League Baseball will reexamine pine tar rule after the season

    Apr 26, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

    Gerry David, Michael Pineda

    If the rule gets changed, we have to call it “the Michael Pineda rule”, right?

  22. Pirates place Russell Martin on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring

    Apr 26, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

    Russell Martin

    The Pirates placed Russell Martin on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

  23. Manny Machado collected three hits as the DH in first rehab start on Friday

    Apr 26, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

    Manny Machado

    Rain kept Manny Machado from taking the field in his first rehab start, but he collected three hits as the DH for the Frederick Keys.

  24. Entering Saturday’s action, every AL East team has a negative run differential

    Apr 26, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    John Farrell; David Ortiz

    All five AL East teams have a negative run differential. At least the division is competitive.

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