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  1. Pirates adjust rotation after placing Gerrit Cole on 15-day disabled list

    Jun 8, 2014, 12:25 PM EST

    Gerrit Cole

    With Gerrit Cole ailing, the Pirates called up Jeff Locke to start on Sunday and moved Charlie Morton back a day to start in Cole’s place on Monday.

  2. Twins designate Jason Kubel for assignment to make room for Kendrys Morales

    Jun 8, 2014, 11:30 AM EST

    Minnesota Twins v San Francisco Giants

    In order to make room for Kendrys Morales on the roster, the Twins designated Jason Kubel for assignment.

  3. Astros, first round pick Brady Aiken agree to $6.5 million bonus

    Jun 7, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Brady Aiken MLB Network

    Brady Aiken, the Astros’ first round pick taken first overall, will get a $6.5 million bonus.

  4. Phillies place Mike Adams on disabled list, call up Ken Giles

    Jun 7, 2014, 10:10 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Miami Marlins

    Phillies fans will get a glimpse at a potential future piece of the bullpen when Ken Giles is called up to replace the injured Mike Adams.

  5. Paul Daugherty wants Joey Votto to play hurt

    Jun 7, 2014, 9:15 PM EST

    San Diego Padres v Cincinnati Reds - Game Two

    The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Paul Daugherty went after Joey Votto again.

  6. Padres activate Andrew Cashner from the disabled list

    Jun 7, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

    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.

  7. Angels sign Joel Pineiro to a minor league deal

    Jun 7, 2014, 7:25 PM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v San Diego Padres

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

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

    Jun 7, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    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.

  9. The Padres drafted Johnny Manziel

    Jun 7, 2014, 5:35 PM EST

    Cleveland Browns Rookie Minicamp

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

  10. Chad Billingsley will start rehab assignment on Sunday

    Jun 7, 2014, 4:40 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 7, 2014, 3:47 PM EST

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

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

    Jun 7, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

    Kendrys Morales

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

  13. Joey Votto to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

    Jun 7, 2014, 2:35 PM EST

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

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

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

    Jun 7, 2014, 1:45 PM EST

    Josh Lueke

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

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    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.

  16. Rangers reportedly interested in Kendrys Morales, too

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

    Kendrys Morales

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

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 9:33 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

    Manny Machado

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

  20. Derek Holland could begin a rehab assignment soon

    Jun 6, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

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

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

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 6:15 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 1, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Marlon Byrd

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

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

    Jun 1, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

    Wirfin Obispo

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

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