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  1. Steve Cishek’s save streak suddenly snapped

    Apr 26, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

    Steve Cishek

    Steve Cishek’s save streak snapped. Will he now have to sell seashells by the sea shore?

  2. Oliver Perez’s uniform a point of contention in Friday’s game against the Phillies

    Apr 26, 2014, 10:20 AM EDT

    Oliver Perez, Mike Harkey

    First, the umpires nab Michael Pineda for pine tar. Then they get Oliver Perez for having slits in the sleeves of his undershirt. What’s next?! Where do you draw the line?!

  3. Tim Hudson snaps walkless streak after 30 2/3 innings, 115 batters

    Apr 26, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

    Tim Hudson

    Tim Hudson entered Friday’s start against the Indians with a pristine total of zero walks in 30 innings, but he snapped it in the first inning when he issued a free pass to Carlos Santana.

  4. Potential top draft pick Carlos Rodon threw 132 pitches in a complete game loss on Friday

    Apr 26, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Carlos Rodon

    Teams with a watchful eye on top college pitcher Carlos Rodon, like the Astros, have to be concerned with his recent workload.

  5. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 26, 2014, 8:05 AM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu hit his eighth and ninth home runs against the Rays on Friday, including a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth. Abreu set a record for home runs in the month of April by a rookie.

  6. Pablo Sandoval still reportedly seeking $100 million

    Apr 25, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Pablo Sandoval

    Pablo Sandoval is still seeking a nine figure contract despite his slow start to the season. Is he worth it?

  7. Jesse Crain’s latest injury problem: bursitis in his right elbow

    Apr 25, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

    jesse crain getty

    The Astros reliever has another hurdle to climb before making his first MLB appearance since June 29, 2013.

  8. White Sox could make Gordon Beckham available in a trade

    Apr 25, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

    Gordon Beckham

    With a glut of second base candidates available to the White Sox, Gordon Beckham could be the odd man out.

  9. Bryce Harper taken out of Friday night’s game with apparent wrist injury

    Apr 25, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    In what has been a night of productive players suffering injuries, Bryce Harper adds his name to the list.

  10. Devin Mesoraco leaves Friday’s game vs. Braves with strained left hamstring

    Apr 25, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

    Devin Mesoraco

    The Reds’ hottest hitter suffered a hamstring injury in Friday night’s game against the Braves.

  11. Chris Davis exits Friday night’s game with an oblique strain

    Apr 25, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Toronto Blue Jays

    The Orioles had a scare on Friday night when their power-hitting first baseman left early with an injury.

  12. Athletics assistant GM David Forst refutes report that A.J. Griffin will have Tommy John surgery

    Apr 25, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    A.J. Griffin AP

    A.J. Griffin is the latest in a long line of pitchers to undergo Tommy John surgery this season.

  13. Mark Trumbo out six weeks with stress fracture in left foot

    Apr 25, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Los Angeles Dodgers

    The downtrodden Diamondbacks will be without their slugger for six weeks.

  14. Lenny Dykstra thinks he was the NL MVP in 1993, not Barry Bonds

    Apr 25, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra said a lot of interesting things in his interview with Mike Missanelli on 97.5 The Fanatic on Friday. Perhaps the most interesting, however, was his claim that he should have been the NL MVP in 1993.

  15. Pirates place closer Jason Grilli on the DL with a strained left oblique [Update: Not yet!]

    Apr 25, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Jason Grilli

    The Pirates will be without their closer for at least two weeks. Mark Melancon will get the save opportunities in his stead.

  16. Rangers activate Adrian Beltre from the disabled list

    Apr 25, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Texas Rangers

    The Rangers get Adrian Beltre back and lose the hot-hitting Kevin Kouzmanoff. They’ll take that trade-off.

  17. J.J. Hardy: Orioles’ lack of action on contract extension “just makes me curious”

    Apr 20, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles

    J.J. Hardy thought extension talks with the Orioles would have already been underway, but the club has been silent on the matter.

  18. Ryan Howard missed hitting for the cycle due to a questionable scoring decision

    Apr 20, 2014, 10:55 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard

    Ryan Howard is one of the more unlikely candidates to hit for the cycle, but he was one friendly scorer away from the achievement on Sunday against the Rockies.

  19. Play of the Day: Ian Kinsler scores after the Angels commit three errors on the same play

    Apr 20, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    Ian Kinsler, Hank Conger

    You’ll be seeing this play at the end of the season when the season’s wackiest plays are reviewed.

  20. Dexter Fowler has been getting help from Barry Bonds

    Apr 20, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Oh, nothing, just Dexter Fowler being coached by arguably the greatest hitter in baseball history.

  21. Ryan Braun victimized Jason Grilli for the second game in a row

    Apr 20, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Ryan Braun likes hitting in the state of Pennsylvania.

  22. Jeff Francoeur made a relief appearance for the El Paso Chihuahuas

    Apr 20, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

    Jeff Francoeur

    Jeff Francoeur is known for his arm, but who knew he’d be useful as a pitcher?

  23. Boston Marathon heroes remembered with pregame ceremony at Fenway Park

    Apr 20, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

    David Ortiz Getty

    The Red Sox and Orioles teamed up for a touching tribute at Fenway Park on Sunday.

  24. Bobby Abreu is expected to join the Mets on Monday

    Apr 20, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies Photo Day

    40-year-old Bobby Abreu is expected to join the Mets on Monday.

  25. Chipper Jones chimed in on the Carlos Gomez incident

    Apr 20, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Chipper Jones is not a fan of Carlos Gomez.

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