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  1. Tyler Skaggs to return to Angels’ rotation next week

    Jun 27, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Tyler Skaggs

    The Angels hope to get a boost in their rotation when Tyler Skaggs returns next week.

  2. Johnny Damon is still holding out hope to continue his playing career

    Jun 27, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Johnny Damon isn’t ready to call it a career yet.

  3. Stephen Drew ends hitless drought after 29 at-bats

    Jun 27, 2014, 9:16 PM EST

    Stephen Drew Getty

    Stephen Drew hadn’t felt the joy of a base hit since June 17. He was able to end the drought with a ground-rule double against the Yankees on Friday night.

  4. Video: Watch Mike Trout hit a 489-foot home run

    Jun 27, 2014, 9:05 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout hit a jaw-dropping 489-foot home run in the first inning of Friday’s game against the Royals.

  5. Video: Yoenis Cespedes threw out another runner at home plate in spectacular fashion

    Jun 27, 2014, 8:28 PM EST

    Yoenis Cespedes

    One of these days, players will learn not to test the arm of Yoenis Cespedes.

  6. White Sox sign Daniel McCutchen to a minor league contract

    Jun 27, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

    Daniel McCutchen

    The White Sox added some pitching depth, signing Daniel McCutchen to a minor league deal on Friday.

  7. Play of the Day: Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy catches Freddie Freeman’s home run in the center field seats

    Jun 27, 2014, 7:23 PM EST

    MLB Beacon Awards Banquet

    Tom McCarthy was the unlikely recipient of a Freddie Freeman home run ball while broadcasting from center field.

  8. Phillies place Carlos Ruiz on the seven-day concussion disabled list

    Jun 27, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Carlos Ruiz

    For the second time in eight days, the Phillies placed a catcher on the disabled list. On Friday evening, they placed Carlos Ruiz on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms.

  9. Pirates, Angels swap closers Jason Grilli, Ernesto Frieri

    Jun 27, 2014, 6:26 PM EST

    Jason Grilli

    The Pirates and Angels have exchanged their troubled closers. Jason Grilli will head west to the Angels. Ernesto Frieri will head east to the Pirates.

  10. Red Sox shut down Will Middlebrooks and Shane Victorino indefinitely

    Jun 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Will Middlebrooks

    More bad news for the Red Sox as Will Middlebrooks and Shane Victorino have been shut down indefinitely.

  11. Nolan Arenado could begin a rehab assignment soon

    Jun 26, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    Nolan Arenado

    Good news for the Rockies in what has been an otherwise awful month: third baseman Nolan Arenado is making progress and could begin a rehab assignment soon.

  12. Phillies prospect Jesse Biddle: “I’m miserable out there. I’m very unhappy. And I don’t know why.”

    Jun 26, 2014, 10:35 PM EST

    SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game - World Team v United States

    Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle has been placed on the temporary inactive list as the lefty has been struggling on the mound with Double-A Reading.

  13. Padres claim Irving Falu on waivers from the Brewers

    Jun 26, 2014, 9:45 PM EST

    Irving Falu

    The Padres added some infield depth, picking up Irving Falu on waivers from the Brewers.

  14. Yu Darvish won’t pitch in the All-Star Game on one day’s rest

    Jun 26, 2014, 9:00 PM EST

    Yu Darvish

    Though deserving of the honor to pitch in the All-Star Game, Rangers starter Yu Darvish won’t pitch on one day’s rest in the midsummer classic.

  15. Dodgers activate Juan Uribe from the disabled list

    Jun 26, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

    After more than a month, Juan Uribe is back with the Dodgers after recovering from a right hamstring strain.

  16. Jimmy Rollins on time with the Phillies: “We should have […] won at least three” championships

    Jun 26, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

    Miami Marlins v Philadelphia Phillies

    Jimmy Rollins thinks the Phillies should have won not one, not two, but three championships.

  17. There’s a possibility Bryce Harper returns to the Nationals on Monday

    Jun 26, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Bryce Harper

    The Nationals could get Bryce Harper back soon if all goes well in his next three rehab outings.

  18. Nationals activate Wilson Ramos from the disabled list

    Jun 26, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Wilson Ramos Getty

    The first-place Washington Nationals got a much-needed boost when they activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the disabled list on Thursday.

  19. Mets debating choice between Anthony Recker and Taylor Teagarden

    Jun 22, 2014, 11:25 PM EST

    Travis d'Arnaud

    The Mets have to choose which catcher they want to keep around to serve as the back-up when Travis d’Arnaud returns on Tuesday.

  20. David Ortiz isn’t clutch, he’s just good

    Jun 22, 2014, 10:48 PM EST

    David Ortiz, Derek Norris

    John Farrell says his slugger has a “knack for the moment”. He doesn’t, really — he’s just good.

  21. Marlins plan to bolster their roster at the trade deadline

    Jun 22, 2014, 10:35 PM EST

    Jeffrey Loria, Dan Jennings

    The Marlins aren’t going to stand pat in a weak NL East. They plan to improve the roster by the end of July, according to VP/GM Dan Jennings.

  22. Mike Napoli becomes first Red Sox player to homer, steal home in same game since Rico Petrocelli

    Jun 22, 2014, 9:40 PM EST

    Boston Red Sox v Oakland Athletics

    Mike Napoli accomplished a rare feat on Sunday against the Athletics: he stole home and then hit a home run.

  23. Video: The Rockies committed another blunder

    Jun 22, 2014, 8:45 PM EST

    Corey Dickerson

    The Rockies are playing an embarrassing brand of baseball lately.

  24. Phil Hughes has his walkless streak snapped after 106 batters

    Jun 22, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

    Phil Hughes

    Phil Hughes has had pinpoint control this season. His walkless streak was, unfortunately, put to rest in Sunday’s start against the White Sox.

  25. Orioles sign Randy Wolf to minor league deal

    Jun 22, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Randy Wolf

    Randy Wolf will put on his fourth different uniform of the 2014 season. Having already spent time with the Mariners, Diamondbacks, and Marlins, Wolf will head to the Orioles’ Triple-A affiliate after signing a minor league deal.

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