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  1. Athletics roster shakeup: Drew Pomeranz in, Dan Straily out; Ryan Cook to DL

    May 9, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Drew Pomeranz

    The Athletics made a handful of roster moves on Friday evening, which included sending Dan Straily to Triple-A while cementing Drew Pomeranz in the rotation, at least for now.

  2. Reds sign Shelley Duncan and Lou Marson to minor league deals

    May 9, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Lou Marson Indians

    The Reds add a couple of capable players to serve as minor league depth.

  3. Chris Davis to play in rehab game at Double-A on Saturday

    May 9, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    chris davis getty

    Chris Davis will take his first step towards rejoining the Orioles’ lineup by playing in a rehab game on Saturday.

  4. Braves move Alex Wood to the bullpen

    May 9, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

    Alex Wood

    Despite posting a 3.00 through seven starts, Alex Wood will head to the bullpen for now with Gavin Floyd back in the mix.

  5. Brian McCann and Carlos Gomez are now friends

    May 9, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Crols Gomez Brian McCann

    Once enemies, Carlos Gomez and Brian McCann are now friends.

  6. Lucas Duda hospitalized with stomach ailment

    May 9, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Lucas Duda

    Mets first baseman Lucas Duda was hospitalized on Friday prior to the start of their series opener against the Phillies.

  7. Mariners demote Abraham Almonte to Triple-A, to recall James Jones

    May 4, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Houston Astros v Seattle Mariners

    Abraham Almonte has been ice cold at the plate. The Mariners hope spending some time back at Triple-A will help him figure things out.

  8. Jair Jurrjens is looking to make a comeback

    May 4, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jurrjens throws his warm up pitches before facing Toronto Blue Jays in first inning of their MLB baseball spring training game in Dunedin

    Pitcher Jair Jurrjens is looking to make his way back to the big leagues after undergoing knee surgery last September.

  9. Play of the Day: Nolan Arenado makes a ridiculous mid-air toss to get the out at third base

    May 4, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Nolan Arenado

    Nolan Arenado is having a heck of a great start to the year. He made an early case for the Gold Glove award with a mid-air assist to third base.

  10. Giants place Matt Cain on the disabled list with cut on finger

    May 4, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    Matt Cain

    The Giants placed starter Matt Cain on the disabled list retroactive to April 24 with a cut on his finger.

  11. Yasiel Puig listed as day-to-day after hitting the right field wall in Sunday’s walk-off loss

    May 4, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig gave Dodgers fans a scare after crashing into the right field wall at the end of Sunday’s walk-off loss to the Marlins.

  12. A funny thing happened to Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg before Sunday’s game

    May 4, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Ryne Sandberg

    Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg inadvertently participated in Philadelphia’s Broad Street Run on Sunday prior to his club’s afternoon series finale against the Nationals.

  13. Nolan Arenado extends hitting streak to 24 games

    May 4, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Nolan Arenado

    The Rockies’ impressive third baseman continued to hit on Sunday against the Mets, and is within arm’s reach of the Rockies’ franchise record for consecutive games with a hit.

  14. Athletics may look to bolster starting rotation through a trade

    May 3, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    dan straily getty

    The back of the Athletics’ starting rotation has been unreliable, so they may deal from depth to address the situation.

  15. Mets minor leaguer proposes on the baseball field

    May 3, 2014, 11:25 PM EDT

    mets logo

    Mets minor leaguer Jared King found a creative way to propose to his girlfriend on Saturday.

  16. Troy Tulowitzki collects 1,000th career hit with seventh-inning single against the Mets

    May 3, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki

    Troy Tulowitzki collected his 1,000th career hit with a single in the seventh inning on Saturday night against the Mets.

  17. Blue Jays call up pitching prospect Marcus Stroman

    May 3, 2014, 10:55 PM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays v Detroit Tigers

    Pitching prospect Marcus Stroman will get his first shot in the big leagues as the Blue Jays called him up late Saturday night.

  18. Mets pitchers set modern record for hitless streak to start a season

    May 3, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Jenrry Mejia

    Mets pitchers have combined to set a rather ignominious record to start the season.

  19. GM Kevin Towers on D-Backs’ hopeful turnaround: “Will I be around to see it? I don’t know.”

    May 3, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Kevin Towers

    GM Kevin Towers isn’t sure if he’ll be given enough time to watch his team turn things around. The Diamondbacks enter Saturday with an MLB-worst 10-22 record.

  20. Yasiel Puig has a top-ten bat toss after hitting a Giancarlo Stanton-esque homer

    May 3, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig’s bat flip on a home run hit Saturday against the Marlins is arguably one of the top-ten best bat flips of all time.

  21. Michael Bourn exits Saturday night’s game with left hamstring tightness

    May 3, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

    michael bourn getty

    Michael Bourn’s left hamstring has been a bother dating back to spring training. He had to leave Saturday night’s game early with more discomfort.

  22. Angels place David Freese on 15-day DL with fractured finger

    May 3, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    David Freese AP

    David Freese was just starting to get on a roll before being hit on his right index finger with a pitch on Friday night.

  23. Blue Jays take struggling Sergio Santos out of the closer’s role

    May 3, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Sergio Santos AP

    The Blue Jays will rely on a closer-by-committee after removing Sergio Santos from the closer’s role.

  24. [Update] Blue Jays put Brandon Morrow on 60-day DL with torn tendon sheath

    May 3, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Brandon Morrow

    Brandon Morrow is back on the disabled list, this time with a finger injury. This marks the fourth consecutive year in which he’s landed on the DL.

  25. Kevin Frandsen still unhappy with how things ended with Phillies

    May 2, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Miami Marlins

    Kevin Frandsen was shockingly cut by the Phillies towards the end of spring training despite the club’s lack of depth. Frandsen is on a better team and performing well, but he is still upset about the way things ended in Philadelphia.

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