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  1. Yasiel Puig showed off his cannon again

    Jun 15, 2014, 10:05 PM EST

    Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig isn’t to be outshined by Yoenis Cespedes. The Dodger outfielder nailed another runner on the bases in Sunday afternoon’s game against the Diamondbacks.

  2. Bronson Arroyo could miss his first start in 19 years

    Jun 15, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

    Bronson Arroyo

    These words have never been uttered until today: Bronson Arroyo is likely headed to the disabled list.

  3. Matt Adams celebrates Father’s Day in style

    Jun 15, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

    Matt Adams

    Matt Adams’ father was in attendance for all three of his son’s home runs over the weekend as the Cardinals swept the Nationals.

  4. Mike Scioscia gives Ernesto Frieri a vote of confidence

    Jun 15, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

    Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Ernesto Frieri continues to struggle out of the bullpen for the Angels, but Mike Scioscia isn’t ready to take him out of the closer’s role for a second time… yet.

  5. In his return to the big leagues, Vance Worley throws seven shutout innings

    Jun 15, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Vance Worley

    Vance Worley returned to the major leagues in style, blanking the Marlins over seven innings on Sunday.

  6. Daniel Bard has allowed 13 runs without a hit at Single-A

    Jun 15, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Daniel Bard Reuters

    Daniel Bard’s control problems continue to linger at Single-A. He has walked nine batters and hit seven while recording only two outs in four appearances.

  7. White Sox sign reliever Henry Rodriguez to a minor league contract

    Jun 13, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

    San Diego Padres v Washington Nationals

    The White Sox added some bullpen depth by signing Henry Rodriguez to a minor league deal.

  8. Michael Pineda unlikely to return before August

    Jun 13, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Michael Pineda

    Bad news for the Yankees: they probably won’t see Michael Pineda on the mound until August.

  9. Chad Billingsley might need yet more surgery

    Jun 13, 2014, 10:40 PM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego Padres

    Chad Billingsley is injured again. And he could undergo surgery again.

  10. Roberto Hernandez was ejected without a warning for hitting Starlin Castro with a pitch

    Jun 13, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

    Roberto Hernandez

    Home plate umpire Mark Ripperger had a quick trigger to eject Roberto Hernandez from the game after he hit Starlin Castro with a fastball.

  11. Brewers to activate Tom Gorzelanny from the DL on Saturday

    Jun 13, 2014, 9:00 PM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says his team will get lefty Tom Gorzelanny back from the disabled list on Saturday.

  12. Dodgers activate A.J. Ellis from the disabled list

    Jun 13, 2014, 8:10 PM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers v New York Mets

    A.J. Ellis injured himself celebrating Josh Beckett’s no-hitter against the Phillies. He makes his return for Friday night’s game against the Diamondbacks.

  13. Jason Kubel refuses assignment to Triple-A, likely to be released by the Twins

    Jun 13, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Minnesota Twins v New York Yankees

    Jason Kubel was designated for assignment by the Twins last Sunday and just rejected an assignment to Triple-A, which means he’ll likely be released and become a free agent.

  14. Yankees sign Heath Bell to a minor league deal

    Jun 13, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Heath Bell will be wearing his third different uniform of 2014. He signed a minor league deal with the Yankees on Friday.

  15. Nick Swisher targeting Thursday to return to the Indians

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:15 PM EST

    Oakland Athletics v Cleveland Indians

    If everything goes swimmingly in two rehab games with Double-A Akron, Nick Swisher could rejoin the Indians on Thursday in time for a four-game set with the Red Sox.

  16. Rangers promote hot-hitting Joey Gallo to Double-A Frisco

    Jun 8, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

    Joey Gallo, Guilder Rodriguez

    Joey Gallo has been swinging a hot bat through the first two-plus months of the season. The Rangers just promoted him to Double-A Frisco.

  17. Mat Latos could rejoin the Reds’ rotation this week

    Jun 8, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

    Mat Latos

    The Reds could get Mat Latos back later this week if all goes well in Monday’s rehab start with Triple-A Louisville.

  18. Ryne Sandberg is still upset about a ruling at home plate on Saturday against the Reds

    Jun 8, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Devin Mesoraco, Marlon Byrd

    Ryne Sandberg doesn’t know what to make of the home plate rules after different umpires have interpreted the rules differently over the course of the season.

  19. Orioles activate Tommy Hunter from the DL, option Evan Meek to Triple-A

    Jun 8, 2014, 1:35 PM EST

    Tommy Hunter

    Tommy Hunter is back with the Orioles after a stint on the disabled list battling a strained groin.

  20. Mitch Moreland will undergo ankle surgery, out for three months

    Jun 8, 2014, 1:20 PM EST

    Boston Red Sox v Texas Rangers

    The Rangers can’t catch a break. The day the Kendrys Morales deal with the Twins is finalized, they learn Mitch Moreland will miss three months due to ankle surgery.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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