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  1. Video: Watch George Springer crush a homer off of the catwalk at Tropicana Field

    Jun 20, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    George Springer

    George Springer hit a tape-measure home run off of the catwalk at Tropicana Field against David Price on Friday night.

  2. Padres without Chase Headley and Carlos Quentin for Friday’s game against the Dodgers

    Jun 20, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v New York Mets

    The Padres are without two of their sluggers for Friday night’s contest against the Dodgers.

  3. Plenty of scouts in attendance for David Price’s start against the Astros

    Jun 20, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    David Price

    The Rays are expected to shop David Price, and plenty of scouts are in attendance for Friday’s start against the Astros.

  4. Brian Cashman could make a deal in the coming weeks

    Jun 20, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

    Brian Cashman

    The Yankees may be on the prowl for a rotation upgrade in the coming weeks.

  5. Cliff Lee throws bullpen, says something is “still there” in left elbow

    Jun 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Cliff Lee

    Cliff Lee is slowly making progress, but said that something is “still there” in his injured left elbow. The Phillies hope he can return by the All-Star break.

  6. Grady Sizemore drawing interest from several teams, including the Phillies

    Jun 20, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles

    Things went south quickly for Grady Sizemore after he made his return to the big leagues in April following a two-year absence. The Red Sox recently released him, but Sizemore is drawing interest from several teams, including the Phillies.

  7. Gio Gonzalez to return to the Nationals on Wednesday

    Jun 15, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

    Gio Gonzalez

    The Nationals, reeling from a sweep at the hands of the Cardinals, learned that they will get starter Gio Gonzalez back on Wednesday when they face the Astros.

  8. Wade LeBlanc declines Triple-A assignment, elects to become a free agent

    Jun 15, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

    Wade LeBlanc

    Wade LeBlanc is a free agent after rejecting an assignment to Triple-A. He could soon join his third different team in the month of June.

  9. Yasiel Puig showed off his cannon again

    Jun 15, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 15, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Bronson Arroyo

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

  11. Matt Adams celebrates Father’s Day in style

    Jun 15, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    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.

  12. Mike Scioscia gives Ernesto Frieri a vote of confidence

    Jun 15, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 15, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Vance Worley

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

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

    Jun 15, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 13, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Washington Nationals

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

  16. Michael Pineda unlikely to return before August

    Jun 13, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

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

  17. Chad Billingsley might need yet more surgery

    Jun 13, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego Padres

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

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

    Jun 13, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 13, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

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

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

    Jun 13, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 13, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

    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.

  22. Yankees sign Heath Bell to a minor league deal

    Jun 13, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    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.

  23. Nick Swisher targeting Thursday to return to the Indians

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 8, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 8, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

    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.

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