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  1. Ryan Rowland-Smith opts out of minor league deal with the Reds

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

    New York Mets v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Ryan Rowland-Smith opted out of his minor league deal with the Reds. He hasn’t had much success in 2014.

  2. Marlins release former MVP Miguel Tejada

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Miguel Tejada has been released by the Miami Marlins. The 40-year-old will wait until the winter to decide if he will continue his professional baseball career.

  3. The Tigers scored in all eight innings of their win at home against the Rockies

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera, Ian Kinsler, Victor Martinez, Michael McKenry

    The Tigers pulled off a rare feat, scoring once in each offensive inning of their win at home against the Rockies.

  4. Michael Cuddyer could begin rehab assignment in a week to 10 days

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

    cuddyer getty

    Michael Cuddyer, dealing with a broken left shoulder socket, could begin a rehab assignment as early as next week.

  5. Video: Watch umpire Chris Guccione go out of his way to eject A.J. Burnett

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    Chris Guccione put on a show in ejecting Phillies starter A.J. Burnett and manager Ryne Sandberg in Saturday night’s game in Washington, D.C.

  6. Jake Peavy loses his perfect game bid with one out in the seventh

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    San Francisco Giants v New York Mets

    Something special is going on at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom has held the Giants hitless over six innings while Jake Peavy has been perfect against the Mets through six.

  7. Athletics to place Nick Punto on the disabled list with a strained hamstring

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Nick Punto

    Nick Punto strained his right hamstring running the bases on Saturday afternoon and will go on the disabled list as a result.

  8. Astros open roof at Minute Maid Park in August for the first time in a decade

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    minute maid park getty

    The Minute Maid Park roof will be open at gametime in August for the first time in a decade. Perhaps not coincidentally, the Astros will be facing knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

  9. Kelly Johnson on track to be activated on Thursday

    Aug 2, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Kelly Johnson

    Kelly Johnson is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday, after playing in a couple rehab games on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  10. Eric Hosmer not expected to need surgery for stress fracture

    Aug 2, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    eric hosmer getty

    Good news for the Royals: Eric Hosmer isn’t expected to need surgery to repair the stress fracture in his right hand.

  11. Jim Thome signs one-day contract, officially retires as an Indian

    Aug 2, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

    jim thome indians

    Jim Thome officially calls it quits, retiring as a member of the Indians after signing a one-day contract on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue in his honor.

  12. Orioles showing interest in bringing back reliever Jim Johnson

    Aug 2, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

    Jim Johnson

    The Orioles are reportedly interested in a reunion with reliever Jim Johnson.

  13. Angels activate C.J. Wilson, option J.B. Shuck to Triple-A

    Aug 2, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

    C.J, Wilson

    C.J. Wilson has been activated in time to make Saturday night’s start against Chris Archer and the Rays.

  14. Paul Goldschmidt placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left hand

    Aug 2, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

    Paul Goldschmidt Getty

    The Diamondbacks got some bad news on Saturday, learning that Paul Goldschmidt has a fractured left hand.

  15. Paul Maholm has a torn ACL

    Aug 2, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT

    Paul Maholm

    Paul Maholm injured himself covering first base on Friday night, and an MRI has revealed that he tore the ACL in his right knee.

  16. Reds claim infielder Jake Elmore off of waivers from the Athletics

    Aug 2, 2014, 3:09 PM EDT

    Jake Elmore

    The Reds added some infield depth of their own on Saturday, claiming Jake Elmore off of waivers from the Athletics.

  17. Angels claim infielder Ryan Wheeler off of waivers from the Rockies

    Aug 2, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

    Ryan Wheeler

    The Angels added some minor league infield depth, claiming Ryan Wheeler off of waivers from the Rockies on Saturday.

  18. Mariners outright Blake Beavan, place Corey Hart on the DL, and activate James Paxton

    Aug 2, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT

    james paxton getty

    The Mariners outrighted Blake Beavan and placed Corey Hart on the disabled list, making room for James Paxton to come off of the disabled list.

  19. Shane Victorino to get a second opinion on his back; surgery a possibility

    Aug 2, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

    Shane Victorino Getty

    MRI results on Shane Victorino’s back were worse than expected, so he’s going to visit a doctor in Los Angeles for a second opinion. There’s a chance he will need surgery to alleviate the issue.

  20. Red Sox place catcher David Ross on the disabled list

    Aug 2, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

    David Ross

    David Ross, suffering from plantar fasciitis in his right foot, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. The Red Sox called up Dan Butler to take his spot on the roster.

  21. Jose Abreu has reached base in each of his last 10 plate appearances

    Aug 2, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    Jose Abreu hasn’t been retired since Wednesday, and is on a 21-game hitting streak. One could argue he’s having a pretty good season.

  22. Ian Kennedy to miss Monday’s start with an oblique injury

    Jul 27, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Ian Kennedy

    Ian Kennedy’s left oblique is bothering him, so he’ll miss tomorrow’s start against the Braves.

  23. Padres expected to activate Jedd Gyorko, DL Carlos Quentin on Monday

    Jul 27, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

    Jedd Gyorko

    The Padres are expected to get Jedd Gyorko back from the DL, but lose Carlos Quentin on Monday.

  24. Josh Harrison escaped yet another run-down

    Jul 27, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Josh Harrison

    Josh Harrison kept the PIrates in the mix in Sunday’s game against the Rockies by using his legs.

  25. Carlos Santana is unfathomably hot right now

    Jul 27, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Carlos Santana

    Pitchers do not want to be facing Carlos Santana right now.

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