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  1. Play of the Day: Mike Morin catches a deflected pop-up for the out

    Jul 6, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

    Mike Morin

    Mike Morin and Hank Conger did a reenactment of sorts of the famous Pete Rose/Bob Boone play from the 1980 World Series.

  2. Retirement now a consideration for Alfonso Soriano

    Jul 6, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Alfonso Soriano

    Alfonso Soriano, now 38 years old, may consider retirement after being designated for assignment by the Yankees on Sunday.

  3. Chris Sale, Anthony Rizzo among those on the All-Star Game Final Vote list

    Jul 6, 2014, 8:07 PM EDT

    Chris Sale

    Two of ten snubbed players are on the Final Vote list. Fans can help vote them onto the roster until 4 PM ET on Thursday.

  4. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  5. Jeff Samardzija impresses in debut with the Athletics

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Jeff Samardzija pitched well and got a win — only his third of the season — in his debut with the Athletics.

  6. Jose Bautista calls MLB’s replay system “a joke”

    Jul 6, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    The umpires appeared to miss a call on Saturday night when the Blue Jays took on the Athletics, and they appeared to compound the problem by upholding their incorrect call after replay review. Jose Bautista wasn’t happy about it.

  7. Report: Joey Votto likely headed to the DL with a quad strain

    Jul 6, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Joey Votto

    The Reds may have to live without Joey Votto for at least a couple weeks as the first baseman may be headed back to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quad.

  8. Pirates claim Dean Anna off waivers

    Jul 5, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

    The Pirates added some minor league infield depth, claiming Dean Anna off of waivers from the Yankees on Saturday.

  9. Blue Jays claim Cole Gillespie off waivers

    Jul 5, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Cole Gillespie

    The Blue Jays made a slight change in reserve outfield depth, picking up Cole Gillespie off of waivers from the Mariners and designating Kenny Wilson for assignment.

  10. Diamondbacks sign Kameron Loe to a minor league deal

    Jul 5, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v New York Mets

    The Braves signed a familiar face on Saturday, agreeing to a minor league deal with reliever Kameron Loe.

  11. Edwin Encarnacion had to be helped off the field due to a leg injury

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT

    Edwin Encarnacion

    Edwin Encarnacion was in considerable pain after beating out a ground ball double play to score a run. The Blue Jays are referring to it as right quadriceps soreness.

  12. Justin Verlander thinks the Tigers influenced the Athletics’ recent pitching acquisitions

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers' Verlander reacts after leaving the game against Texas Rangers in their MLB American League baseball game in Arlington

    The Tigers — Justin Verlander specifically — have booted the Athletics out of the ALDS in each of the last two seasons in heart-breaking Game Fives. That’s why Verlander thinks that the A’s had them in mind when they acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs on Friday.

  13. Athletics option Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento

    Jul 5, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Tommy Milone

    The A’s did a bit of roster maneuvering in the wake of Friday’s Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel trade.

  14. Play of the Day: Yasiel Puig recovers from misjudging a fly ball

    Jul 5, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig are your current leaders in turning a poor play into an amazing play (1).

  15. Troy Tulowitzki sounds like he wants to be traded to a contender

    Jul 5, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki

    In the face of trade rumors, Troy Tulowitzki says he doesn’t want to be Todd Helton — a guy who spent a majority of his career playing on teams that weren’t very competitive.

  16. The Angels end the Rich Hill experiment after four batters

    Jul 5, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Rich Hill

    Rich Hill walked three batters and allowed a single to the only four batters he faced as a member of the Angels. He was designated for assignment on Saturday.

  17. Marlins option struggling Andrew Heaney back to Triple-A

    Jul 5, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Andrew Heaney

    Andrew Heaney allowed 15 runs in his first 20 2/3 innings in the major leagues. The Marlins optioned him back to Triple-A New Orleans, but Heaney should be back soon enough.

  18. Ryan Braun left Saturday’s game with back spasms

    Jul 5, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    ryan braun getty

    Ryan Braun suffered from back spasms in Saturday’s game against the Reds and left before taking the field in the bottom of the second inning.

  19. Carlos Gomez is interested in participating in the Home Run Derby

    Jul 5, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    Carlos Gomez wants to participate in the Home Run Derby, so he had Ryan Braun talk to Troy Tulowitzki on his behalf.

  20. Carl Crawford to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A on Saturday

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Carl Crawford

    Carl Crawford will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday.

  21. Jon Lester doesn’t want to discuss a contract extension until after the season

    Jul 4, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

    Jon Lester

    If the Red Sox want to keep Jon Lester around, they’ll have to pick up contract talks when the season is over as the lefty considers them to be distracting during the season.

  22. Bruce Bochy doesn’t expect Angel Pagan back until after the All-Star break

    Jul 4, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Angel Pagan

    The Giants won’t see Angel Pagan for at least another couple of weeks, according to manager Bruce Bochy. The outfielder is suffering from a bulging disk in his lower back.

  23. Gerrit Cole exits Friday’s start with right lat soreness

    Jul 4, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

    Gerrit Cole

    Gerrit Cole left Friday’s start against the Phillies with right lat soreness. The Pirates will evaluate him on Saturday.

  24. Report: Blue Jays have been scouting Martin Prado, Aaron Hill, and Chase Headley

    Jul 4, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Chase Headley

    The Blue Jays have been scouting some expensive, mediocre talent lately, reports ESPN’s Jim Bowden.

  25. Johnny Damon still thinks he can “outhit at least half the league”

    Jul 4, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Johnny Damon may be going a little crazy. The 40-year-old veteran says that he can “outhit at least half the league”.

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