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  1. Michael Taylor leaves game after crashing into outfield fence

    Aug 27, 2015, 10:00 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: Michael Taylor #3 of the Washington Nationals looks on before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on June 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 2-1 in the 11th inning. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

    After losing Yunel Escobar on a hit-by-pitch, Michael Taylor left tonight’s game against the Padres when he crashed into the outfield fence.

  2. Yunel Escobar exits game after being hit in the hand by a pitch

    Aug 27, 2015, 9:27 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 03:  Yunel Escobar #5 of the Washington Nationals reacts after striking out to end the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park on August 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

    So, that thing about the Nationals’ projected Opening Day lineup finally being in place?

  3. Miguel Sano robbed of home run by catwalk at Tropicana Field

    Aug 27, 2015, 9:01 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, left, and teammate Logan Forsythe look up to see the ring of the dome at Tropicana Field that Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano, right, hit with his RBI ground-rule double during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

    Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano hit another mammoth blast tonight against the Rays. The only problem is that the catwalk at Tropicana Field got in the way.

  4. Adam Jones leaves game after colliding with outfield fence; hopes to be in lineup Friday

    Aug 27, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (10) chases a fly ball hit by Kansas City Royals' Ben Zobrist during the first inning a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Jones was injured on the play but stayed in the game and Zobrist doubled. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Jones was forced to exit Thursday’s game after colliding with the center field fence.

  5. Cubs acquire Fernando Rodney from the Mariners

    Aug 27, 2015, 7:13 PM EDT

    Fernando Rodney

    After being designated for assignment by the Mariners over the weekend, Rodney will be reunited with Joe Maddon in Chicago.

  6. Video: Madison Bumgarner makes a nifty play at first base

    Aug 27, 2015, 7:05 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 16:  Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants is high-fived by teammates as he walks back into the dugout before their game against the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on August 16, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

    Bumgarner also had a heck of a day on the mound.

  7. Report: Barry Bonds loses collusion case against MLB

    Aug 27, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 10:  Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds talks to Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants during batting practice before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park on July 10, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  The San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 15-2. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

    Bonds filed a grievance on the grounds that he was blackballed from the game following the 2007 season.

  8. Video: Enrique Hernandez nearly swings out of his shoes against Aroldis Chapman

    Aug 27, 2015, 6:04 PM EDT

    CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 26: Enrique Hernandez #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers singles to right to drive in a run in the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 26, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

    Dodgers utility man Enrique Hernandez did his best to catch up to the heat from Reds closer Aroldis Chapman this afternoon.

  9. Mets set franchise record with eight home runs in blowout win over Phillies

    Aug 24, 2015, 11:11 PM EDT

    New York Mets' Juan Lagares, left, fist bumps New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, right, after hitting a home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

    The Mets celebrated David Wright’s return from the disabled list Monday by having a Home Run Derby against the Phillies.

  10. Matt Adams could rejoin the Cardinals around September 1

    Aug 24, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT

    St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Adams, center, walks off the field after being checked on by Cardinals trainer Chris Conroy, left, and manager Mike Matheny after an injury during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in St. Louis. Adams left the game after injuring his right leg while running out a double. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Adams has been out since May 26 with a full tear of his right quad.

  11. Jhoulys Chacin is back in the majors

    Aug 24, 2015, 9:05 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin throws the ball against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Jhoulys Chacin will start for the Diamondbacks against the Cardinals on Monday night.

  12. Video: David Wright homers in first at-bat back from disabled list

    Aug 24, 2015, 8:06 PM EDT

    New York Mets third baseman David Wright laughs during warmups before the start of a baseball game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

    Appearing in his first game with the Mets since April 14, David Wright didn’t need any time to shake the rust.

  13. Lucas Duda expected to rejoin Mets when first eligible

    Aug 24, 2015, 7:56 PM EDT

    Lucas Duda

    Duda was diagnosed with a small thoracic disc herniation in his back, but the Mets expected him to return from the disabled list when he’s first eligible.

  14. Nationals plan to activate Denard Span from disabled list on Tuesday

    Aug 24, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 03:  Denard Span #2 of the Washington Nationals hits a lead off single in the first inning during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park on July 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

    The Nationals’ lineup is about to be at full strength for the first time all season.

  15. Phillies pull Jeff Francoeur back after waiver claim

    Aug 24, 2015, 6:11 PM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 29: Jeff Francoeur #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a double in the second inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 29, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    Francoeur, 31, has batted .272 with 12 home runs and a .772 OPS over 92 games this season.

  16. Andy Pettitte has his No. 46 retired by the Yankees

    Aug 23, 2015, 11:19 PM EDT

    Retired New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte waves to the crowd after unveiling his number 46 where a plaque will replace it in Yankee Stadium's Monument Park during a pregame ceremony before a baseball game in New York, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.  (AP Photo/Pool, Kathy Willens)

    After Jorge Posada was honored by the Yankees on Saturday, it was Andy Pettitte’s turn on Sunday.

  17. On second thought, Hector Olivera could get some more time in the minors

    Aug 23, 2015, 10:07 PM EDT

    olivera getty

    Braves fans will have to wait a little bit longer to see Hector Olivera.

  18. Fan sent to hospital after being struck by foul ball at Wrigley Field

    Aug 23, 2015, 9:09 PM EDT

    In this  July 3, 2015, photo, fans watch what they can of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs from a rooftop across the street from Wrigley Field in Chicago. While the view down the right-field line is unobstructed at the Wrigley Rooftops building across Sheffield Avenue, much of the outfield is blocked by the new video board in right field. (AP Photo/Andrew Seligman)

    A fan was struck by a foul ball during Sunday’s game between the Braves and Cubs at Wrigley Field and transferred to a local hospital for further evaluation.

  19. J.J. Hardy headed to DL with groin injury

    Aug 23, 2015, 8:06 PM EDT

    The Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy takes off from second base to score a run against the Atlanta Braves on a single by Caleb Joseph in the fifth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images)

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy has already been slumping and now he’s headed to the disabled list with a groin injury.

  20. Jason Castro launches walk-off homer as Astros complete sweep of Dodgers

    Aug 23, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    Houston Astros Jason Castro is greeted by teammates after his walk-off home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the tenth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Houston.  (AP Photo/Richard Carson)

    Jason Castro hit a walk-off homer Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the Dodgers.

  21. CC Sabathia expected to be placed on disabled list with knee injury

    Aug 23, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    New York Yankees trainer Steve Donohue, left, talks to New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia on the mound in the third inning before New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi removed Sabathia from the baseball game against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Sabathia left Sunday’s start with pain in his surgically-repaired knee.

  22. Athletics activate Sean Doolittle from disabled list

    Aug 22, 2015, 5:25 PM EDT

    poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at HoHoKam Stadium on February 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona.

    Doolittle has been limited to just one appearance with the A’s this season due to a shoulder injury.

  23. Yasiel Puig returns to Dodgers’ lineup after hamstring issue

    Aug 22, 2015, 4:52 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Puig hasn’t played since leaving Tuesday’s game.

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. D. Wright (3079)
  2. J. Fernandez (2530)
  3. D. Span (2455)
  4. Y. Cespedes (2442)
  5. G. Stanton (2437)
  1. F. Rodney (2162)
  2. Y. Puig (2162)
  3. M. Teixeira (2123)
  4. G. Springer (2061)
  5. H. Olivera (1964)