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  1. Paul Konerko: “I’ll finish on the field”

    Sep 6, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Paul Konerko

    Paul Konerko is adamant about returning before the end of the season before he hangs up his spikes.

  2. With his 48th double, Jonathan Lucroy has broken the doubles record for catchers

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:56 PM EDT

    Jonathan Lucroy

    Jonathan Lucroy hit his 48th double of the season on Saturday night against the Cardinals, breaking the record for catchers previously held by Ivan Rodriguez.

  3. Athletics halt losing streak, walk off in the ninth against the Astros

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie

    The slumping Athletics appeared to be well on their way to another loss, but put together a three-run ninth inning to work off victors against the Astros on Saturday.

  4. Bryan Price would like Joey Votto to play before the end of the season

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    Joey Votto Getty

    If Joey Votto is healthy enough to return before the end of the season, Reds manager Bryan Price would like to see his first baseman back in the lineup.

  5. Rangers officially shut Yu Darvish down for the season

    Sep 6, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

    yu darvish getty

    If you want to see Yu Darvish pitch, you’ll have to wait until 2015.

  6. Melky Cabrera wants to play for the Blue Jays in 2015

    Sep 6, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    Melky Cabrera’s 2014 season is over as he’ll need surgery to repair his broken pinkie finger. He says he wants to return to the Blue Jays next season.

  7. Danny Duffy exits Saturday’s start after throwing one pitch

    Sep 6, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

    Danny Duffy

    The Royals saw something they certainly did not want to see at this point in the season: Danny Duffy walking off the mound with an injury.

  8. Sean Doolittle successfully threw a 20-pitch bullpen

    Sep 6, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle threw a 20-pitch bullpen on Saturday morning and will travel with the Athletics to Chicago on Monday, which may indicate he could be activated during the week.

  9. Matt Harvey to be shut down soon, will have a normal off-season

    Sep 6, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    Matt Harvey AP

    Matt Harvey has been throwing bullpens, but the Mets intend to shut him down soon and have him begin a normal off-season. Harvey will attempt to return to the Mets’ rotation for the start of the 2015 regular season.

  10. Note to base runners: Do not run on Jorge Soler’s arm

    Sep 6, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT

    Jorge Soler

    Jorge Soler made an incredible throw to second base to retire the speedy Jose Tabata in Friday’s suspended game against the Cubs.

  11. Rafael Soriano will take a couple days off to work on his mechanics

    Sep 6, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

    Rafael Soriano

    The Nationals aren’t making any rash decisions with the closer’s role, opting to give Rafael Soriano a couple days off to work on his mechanics.

  12. Mo’ne Davis showed off her arm on The Tonight Show

    Sep 6, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

    Mo'ne Davis

    Mo’ne Davis was on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night, showing off the arm that brought the Taney Dragons into the Little League World Series.

  13. Ben Revere hit another home run

    Sep 5, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

    Ben Revere

    Ben Revere had himself a ballgame. He hit his second career home run with two outs in the ninth to tie the ballgame, and maintained his batting average lead in the National League.

  14. Joakim Soria throws second bullpen, nears return to the Tigers

    Sep 5, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Joakim Soria

    Joakim Soria had another successful bullpen session. If he suffers no ill effects, the Tigers will take the next step to bring him along for an eventual return to the bullpen.

  15. Melky Cabrera will have season-ending surgery on broken pinkie finger

    Sep 5, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    Melky Cabrera suffered a broken pinkie finger diving back into first base on Friday night against the Red Sox. He’ll need season-ending surgery to repair the damage.

  16. Royals release Bruce Chen

    Sep 5, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

    Bruce Chen

    The Royals released Bruce Chen one week after designating him for assignment. The 37-year-old has not had a fun 2014 season.

  17. Michael Morse received a cortisone injection, hopes to return Tuesday

    Sep 5, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

    Michael Morse

    Michael Morse had a cortisone injection for his ailing oblique injury and could return to the Giants’ lineup on Tuesday.

  18. Alex Rios will miss a week with a thumb infection

    Sep 5, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Alex Rios

    Alex Rios is suffering from an infection in his right thumb and will miss at least a week of action.

  19. Mike Matheny took issue with Brewers third baseman Hector Gomez on Thursday night

    Sep 5, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    Martin Maldonado, Jon Jay

    Brewers third baseman Hector Gomez tried to impede Jon Jay’s sight of a fly ball to right field, and Jay was ultimately thrown out to end the ninth inning. Gomez’s behavior irked Cardinals manager Mike Matheny.

  20. Josh Beckett is considering retiring

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

    Josh Beckett

    Josh Beckett’s hip injury has given him reason to consider retiring after 14 major league seasons.

  21. Edward Mujica to temporarily take over as closer for the Red Sox

    Sep 5, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Edward Mujica

    The struggling Koji Uehara has been taken out of the closer’s role. Edward Mujica will close out ballgames in his stead.

  22. Adam LaRoche joins Harold Baines with historically-rare achievement

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Adam LaRoche joined Harold Baines in rarefied air with his performance against the Dodgers on Wednesday, knocking in five runs after entering the game in the ninth inning as a pinch-hitter.

  23. Rockies agree to a two-year extension with Jorge De La Rosa

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

    Jorge De La Rosa

    The Rockies agreed to a two-year extension with veteran lefty starter Jorge De La Rosa on Wednesday night.

  24. Rusney Castillo will play in the majors for the Red Sox in September “barring something unforeseen”

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT

    rusney castillo ap

    Rusney Castillo is expected to make his major league debut for the Red Sox later this month, according to GM Ben Cherington.

  25. Matt Harvey to throw an up/down bullpen on Thursday

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Matt Harvey

    Matt Harvey will throw an up/down bullpen on Thursday, which means his bullpen session will simulate the start-and-stop nature of an actual game. He’ll throw, then rest for eight minutes, then get up and throw again.

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