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  1. Padres activate Andrew Cashner from the disabled list

    Aug 23, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

    Andrew Cashner

    The Padres activated Andrew Cashner from the 15-day disabled list. He’ll make the start Saturday night against the Diamondbacks.

  2. Rays play Saturday’s game against the Blue Jays under protest

    Aug 23, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

    Wil Myers

    The Blue Jays were allowed to challenge a play after a batter stepped into the batter’s box and the pitcher stepped onto the pitcher’s mound, despite what Section II.D of the replay rules states.

  3. Mets place Bartolo Colon on revocable waivers

    Aug 23, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    As expected, Bartolo Colon has been placed on revocable waivers by the Mets.

  4. Yankees considering six-man rotation when Masahiro Tanaka returns

    Aug 23, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka Getty

    Masahiro Tanaka is making progress towards a September return, at which point the Yankees could utilize a six-man rotation.

  5. Jacob Turner taking Edwin Jackson’s spot in Cubs’ rotation

    Aug 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

    Jacob Turner

    Jacob Turner will start on Wednesday, taking over Edwin Jackson’s spot in the Cubs’ starting rotation.

  6. Joe Maddon calls Hellickson-Buehrle match-up “The Tortoise and the Hare”

    Aug 23, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

    Joe Maddon

    Saturday’s match-up between the Rays and Blue Jays pits Jeremy Hellickson against Mark Buehrle, who are very dissimilar.

  7. Nationals call up Nate Schierholtz, option Michael Taylor

    Aug 23, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Nate Schierholtz

    Outfielder Nate Schierholtz is expected to join the Nationals in time for Saturday afternoon’s game against the Giants.

  8. Xander Bogaerts feels fine after being hit in the head by a pitch

    Aug 23, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

    Xander Bogaerts

    Xander Bogaerts was hit in the head by a Felix Hernandez pitch on Friday night, but the rookie says he is fine. He is not in Saturday afternoon’s lineup.

  9. Garrett Richards underwent surgery to repair his left knee

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards had surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee, meaning he’ll be out between six and nine months.

  10. MLB.tv’s blackout restrictions could be over in 2015

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    old TV

    The frustrating blackout restrictions could come to an end as early as 2015, according to Maury Brown of Forbes.

  11. Felix Hernandez reaches 200 strikeouts for a sixth consecutive season

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

    Felix Hernandez

    Felix Hernandez has struck out 200-plus batters in each of the last six seasons, something no other starting pitcher will have done when the season is over.

  12. Mike Minor loses his no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth

    Aug 22, 2014, 9:17 PM EDT

    Mike Minor

    Mike Minor is on point in Cincinnati against the Reds on Friday night.

  13. Giants aren’t ready to take Buster Posey out from behind the plate yet

    Aug 22, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

    Buster Posey

    The Giants don’t have any plans to move Buster Posey out from behind the plate just yet, even though his numbers are much better as a first baseman.

  14. Dodgers moving Triple-A affiliate from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City in 2015

    Aug 22, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

    dodgers logo

    The Dodgers’ Triple-A affiliate will reportedly move from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the 2015 season.

  15. Kyle Lohse to rejoin Brewers’ rotation on Monday

    Aug 22, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Kyle Lohse

    Kyle Lohse was dealing with a sore right ankle, but is expected to rejoin the Brewers’ rotation on Monday to start against the Padres.

  16. Manny Machado to undergo season-ending knee surgery

    Aug 22, 2014, 6:33 PM EDT

    manny machado o's getty

    Manny Machado’s season is likely over, as he is expected to undergo season-ending knee surgery within a week, according to a report.

  17. The Angels may have trouble getting starting pitching on waivers

    Aug 22, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    According to Peter Gammons, the Orioles and Yankees are “claiming everyone” on waivers, which will make it difficult for the Angels to improve their starting rotation after losing Garrett Richards.

  18. Michael Cuddyer hits for the cycle

    Aug 18, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    Michael Cuddyer

    Fresh off of the disabled list, Michael Cuddyer became the first player to hit for the cycle this season in the second game of Sunday’s double-header against the Reds.

  19. Must-see interview: Matthew McConaughey discusses fanny packs at Fenway Park

    Aug 17, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey was at Fenway Park, so he did what anyone else would do: espouse the virtues of fanny packs in a live TV interview.

  20. Joe Maddon not thrilled with cheers for Derek Jeter at Tropicana Field

    Aug 17, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

    Joe Maddon

    Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter broke a 2-2 tie in the ninth inning last night and was cheered for at Tropicana Field, which rubbed Rays manager Joe Maddon the wrong way.

  21. Aroldis Chapman walks four batters, Rockies walk off on Drew Stubbs’ home run

    Aug 17, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman

    Aroldis Chapman delivered an uncharacteristic performance on Sunday, allowing the Rockies to stage a five-run ninth inning and walk off against the Reds in the first game of Sunday’s double-header.

  22. Hanley Ramirez expected to be ready to come off of the disabled list when eligible

    Aug 17, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez AP

    Hanley Ramirez should be able to return to the Dodgers from the disabled list when he’s first eligible on August 24.

  23. Alex Rodriguez working out in preparation for the 2015 season

    Aug 17, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez Reuters

    Alex Rodriguez has been preparing for the 2015 season by working out at the University of Miami and at UCLA in Los Angeles.

  24. Kyle Kendrick apologizes for showing up Ryne Sandberg

    Aug 17, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Kyle Kendrick

    Kyle Kendrick stormed off the mound following a frustrating sixth inning on Saturday. He apologized for showing up manager Ryne Sandberg.

  25. Mike Scioscia: Josh Hamilton is “not the same player” he was with the Rangers

    Aug 17, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Josh Hamilton

    Mike Scioscia was critical of outfielder Josh Hamilton after a three-strikeout performance on Saturday, following Friday’s four-strikeout performance.

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