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  1. Video: Anthony Rizzo falls into the camera well to make a catch, rule 7.04(c) invoked

    Jul 20, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Anthony Rizzo

    Anthony Rizzo made a great catch on Sunday, and also allowed us to brush up on rule 7.04(c).

  2. Angels borrow Fernando Rodney’s bow-and-arrow schtick in walk-off win

    Jul 20, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Fernando Rodney

    The Angels used Fernando Rodney’s bow-and-arrow against him in a come-from-behind win on Sunday afternoon.

  3. Report: Pirates have been scouting Phillies starter A.J. Burnett

    Jul 20, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    AJ Burnett

    The Pirates may consider a reunion with A.J. Burnett as they attempt to bolster their starting rotation for a playoff run.

  4. Giancarlo Stanton credits the Home Run Derby for rediscovering his swing

    Jul 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Hitters rarely credit the Home Run Derby when they perform well in the second half. Usually, they only blame it if they struggle. Giancarlo Stanton says the Derby helped him get locked in after slumping going into the All-Star break.

  5. Odrisamer Despaigne loses his no-hitter with two outs in the eighth inning

    Jul 20, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

    Odrisamer Despaigne

    Odrisamer Despaigne is attempting to do something no Padres pitcher has ever done: throw a no-hitter.

  6. Report: Giants targeting Indians’ Asdrubal Cabrera, Mike Aviles

    Jul 19, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

    Asdrubal Cabrera

    If the Indians decide to sell, the Giants would consider Asdrubal Cabrera and Mike Aviles as trade targets.

  7. Cubs file a lawsuit against a misbehaving fake mascot

    Jul 19, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

    Clark

    The Cubs have filed a lawsuit against five people who have been up to no good while wearing a fake Cubs mascot costume.

  8. Video: Watch Wily Mo Pena crush a home run in the Japanese All-Star Game

    Jul 19, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Wily Mo Pena

    Wily Mo Pena hit a gargantuan home run in the Japanese All-Star Game.

  9. For some reason, Colby Lewis is upset that Colby Rasmus bunted

    Jul 19, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    colby lewis rangers getty

    Colby Lewis explained why he took exception to Colby Rasmus bunting with a two-run lead with two outs in the fifth inning.

  10. Rangers plan to hold on to many of their veterans

    Jul 19, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Adrian Beltre

    The Rangers, with baseball’s worst record, are expected to sell off some expendable veterans, but they won’t be getting rid of everybody.

  11. Troy Tulowitzki exits Saturday’s game with an injury

    Jul 19, 2014, 8:19 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki

    More bad news for the Rockies: Troy Tulowitzki had to exit Saturday’s game against the PIrates with an upper left leg injury.

  12. Jenrry Mejia says the Mets will make the playoffs

    Jul 19, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Jenrry Mejia

    Jenrry Mejia had some bold words for the New York media prior to yesterday’s game against the Padres.

  13. Angels send C.J. Cron to Triple-A to make room for Huston Street

    Jul 19, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    C.J. Cron

    In what is a bit of a shocker, the Angels have sent C.J. Cron to Triple-A to make room for Huston Street on the roster. Cron may not be down there for long, however.

  14. So far, so good for Brandon McCarthy and the Yankees

    Jul 19, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Brandon McCarthy

    The Yankees have allowed Brandon McCarthy to use his cutter again, a pitch the Diamondbacks discouraged. The right-hander has been solid in two starts in pinstripes thus far.

  15. First-place Athletics set a franchise mark with 59th win before the All-Star break

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie, Mike Zunino

    The Athletics avoided a series sweep in Seattle. With their win, their 59th of the season, the A’s set a franchise mark for wins at the All-Star break.

  16. Chien-Ming Wang opts out of contract with the Reds

    Jul 13, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his minor league deal with the Reds and will look to continue his career elsewhere.

  17. Randy Wolf opts out of his minor league contract with the Orioles

    Jul 13, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Randy Wolf

    Randy Wolf cleared out his locker at Triple-A Norfolk. He may be looking to join his fifth organization in 2014, having already spent time with the Mariners, Diamondbacks, Marlins, and Orioles.

  18. Huston Street replaces teammate Tyson Ross on the National League All-Star roster

    Jul 13, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Huston Street

    Huston Street is headed to the All-Star Game in Minnesota, replacing teammate Tyson Ross.

  19. Joey Gallo earns Futures Game MVP honors after leading Team USA to victory

    Jul 13, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

    Joey Gallo, J.P. Crawford

    Thanks to Joey Gallo, Team USA earned a victory over the World team in the Futures Game on Sunday at Target Field. Gallo earned MVP honors.

  20. Video: Watch Madison Bumgarner hit his second grand slam of the season

    Jul 13, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    Maybe Madison Bumgarner should be in the Home Run Derby.

  21. Joey Gallo put on a show at batting practice before the Futures Game

    Jul 13, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Joey Gallo, Guilder Rodriguez

    Joey Gallo is quickly becoming a household name, especially after the round of batting practice he had on Sunday prior to the Futures Game.

  22. Indians acquire Nick Maronde from the Angels

    Jul 12, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Nick Maronde

    The Indians and Angels made a small deal on Saturday, swapping a lefty reliever for cash.

  23. Fernando Rodney replaces David Price on the American League All-Star roster

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    Fernando Rodney

    The American League has added a reliever rather than a starter with David Price giving up his spot on the roster for the All-Star Game.

  24. Play of the Day: Brian Dozier gets the out at home

    Jul 12, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Brian Dozier

    Brian Dozier made a nifty play at Coors Field to get an out at home plate on Saturday.

  25. Dexter Fowler hopes to return to the Astros on Friday

    Jul 12, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Dexter Fowler

    The Astros may get their center fielder back on Friday if all goes according to plan.

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