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  1. Phillies sign Tony Gwynn, Jr. to a minor league deal

    Aug 3, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Milwaukee Brewers

    The Phillies brought back Tony Gwynn, Jr. on a minor league deal on Sunday.

  2. Masahiro Tanaka could test out his elbow if given clearance Monday

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:10 PM EST

    New York Yankees v Cleveland Indians

    Some potentially uplifting news for the Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka could play catch if given clearance by a doctor tomorrow. The pitcher hasn’t pitched in a month due to a right elbow injury.

  3. Phillies prospect Tommy Joseph to undergo season-ending wrist surgery

    Aug 3, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

    Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies

    Phillies catching prospect Tommy Joseph will undergo season-ending wrist surgery, more bad news for a floundering Phillies franchise.

  4. Angel Pagan on track to be activated on Tuesday

    Aug 3, 2014, 8:25 PM EST

    Angel Pagan

    Angel Pagan is inching closer to returning to the Giants. He’ll play in a pair of rehab games before the Giants make an official decision.

  5. Pedro Alvarez out at third base, but no position change imminent

    Aug 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    For now, Pedro Alvarez won’t be switching positions, but he is no longer the team’s everyday third baseman.

  6. Matt Garza suffers oblique strain during dominant start against the Cardinals

    Aug 3, 2014, 6:35 PM EST

    Matt Garza

    Matt Garza dominated the Cardinals on Sunday, but left after six innings due to an oblique injury.

  7. Paul Goldschmidt likely out for the rest of the season

    Aug 3, 2014, 5:40 PM EST

    Paul Goldschmidt

    “He’s done,” Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said of first baseman Paul Goldschmidt’s season after he suffered a broken left hand.

  8. Rangers acquire Mike Carp off of waivers from the Red Sox

    Aug 3, 2014, 4:43 PM EST

    Mike Carp

    Mike Carp got his wish, as the Red Sox traded him on Sunday evening to the Rangers.

  9. Twins claim outfielder Jordan Schafer off of waivers from the Braves

    Aug 3, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

    Jordan Schafer

    The Braves were crunched for roster space, so they designated Jordan Schafer for assignment on Friday. The Twins decided to put a claim in on him.

  10. Athletics call up Nate Freiman from Triple-A

    Aug 3, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

    San Francisco Giants v Oakland Athletics

    The Athletics called up first baseman Nate Freiman from Triple-A to take the roster spot of the injured Nick Punto.

  11. Video: Watch Robbie Grossman save the game by robbing a home run Saturday night

    Aug 3, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Robbie Grossman

    Robbie Grossman made the highlight reels on Saturday night, preserving the Astros’ lead by robbing Juan Francisco of a two-run home run in the eighth inning.

  12. Angels recall Fernando Salas and Cam Bedrosian

    Aug 3, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

    Fernando Salas

    The Angels made a handful of pitching-related roster moves on Sunday.

  13. Diamondbacks acquire Blake Tekotte from the White Sox for cash

    Aug 3, 2014, 12:50 PM EST

    Blake Tekotte

    The Diamondbacks added some minor league outfield depth, acquiring Blake Tekotte from the White Sox for cash considerations.

  14. Pirates sign Jayson Nix to a one-year deal

    Aug 3, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays

    The Pirates added some infield depth, signing Jayson Nix to a one-year, major league contract on Sunday.

  15. Ryan Rowland-Smith opts out of minor league deal with the Reds

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:50 PM EST

    New York Mets v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Ryan Rowland-Smith opted out of his minor league deal with the Reds. He hasn’t had much success in 2014.

  16. Marlins release former MVP Miguel Tejada

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    miguel tejada a's

    Miguel Tejada has been released by the Miami Marlins. The 40-year-old will wait until the winter to decide if he will continue his professional baseball career.

  17. The Tigers scored in all eight innings of their win at home against the Rockies

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:24 PM EST

    Miguel Cabrera, Ian Kinsler, Victor Martinez, Michael McKenry

    The Tigers pulled off a rare feat, scoring once in each offensive inning of their win at home against the Rockies.

  18. Michael Cuddyer could begin rehab assignment in a week to 10 days

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:20 PM EST

    cuddyer getty

    Michael Cuddyer, dealing with a broken left shoulder socket, could begin a rehab assignment as early as next week.

  19. Video: Watch umpire Chris Guccione go out of his way to eject A.J. Burnett

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:25 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    Chris Guccione put on a show in ejecting Phillies starter A.J. Burnett and manager Ryne Sandberg in Saturday night’s game in Washington, D.C.

  20. Jake Peavy loses his perfect game bid with one out in the seventh

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:35 PM EST

    San Francisco Giants v New York Mets

    Something special is going on at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom has held the Giants hitless over six innings while Jake Peavy has been perfect against the Mets through six.

  21. Athletics to place Nick Punto on the disabled list with a strained hamstring

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

    Nick Punto

    Nick Punto strained his right hamstring running the bases on Saturday afternoon and will go on the disabled list as a result.

  22. Astros open roof at Minute Maid Park in August for the first time in a decade

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

    minute maid park getty

    The Minute Maid Park roof will be open at gametime in August for the first time in a decade. Perhaps not coincidentally, the Astros will be facing knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

  23. Kelly Johnson on track to be activated on Thursday

    Aug 2, 2014, 6:35 PM EST

    Kelly Johnson

    Kelly Johnson is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday, after playing in a couple rehab games on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  24. Eric Hosmer not expected to need surgery for stress fracture

    Aug 2, 2014, 6:35 PM EST

    eric hosmer getty

    Good news for the Royals: Eric Hosmer isn’t expected to need surgery to repair the stress fracture in his right hand.

  25. Jim Thome signs one-day contract, officially retires as an Indian

    Aug 2, 2014, 5:41 PM EST

    jim thome indians

    Jim Thome officially calls it quits, retiring as a member of the Indians after signing a one-day contract on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue in his honor.

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