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  1. Video: Run scores after Ronald Belisario throws a wild pitch on an intentional walk

    Jun 30, 2015, 12:23 AM EDT

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    We often take intentional walks for granted. Four tosses to the catcher. How hard can it be? Pretty hard, at least sometimes.

  2. Billy Hamilton steals four bases against the Twins, now up to 40 stolen bases on the year

    Jun 29, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

    CINCINNATI, OH - JUNE 29: Billy Hamilton #6 of the Cincinnati Reds steals second base in the second inning against the Minnesota Twins at Great American Ball Park on June 29, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

    Hamilton now has 40 stolen bases on the year, which is more than 15 MLB teams. You are reading that correctly.

  3. Pablo Sandoval swung at a pitch tonight that was five feet off the ground

    Jun 29, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT

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    You’ve probably heard this advice for hitting knuckleballers before: If it’s low, let it go. If it’s high, let it fly. Well, Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval took that to the extreme tonight against R.A. Dickey of the Blue Jays…

  4. Khris Davis to begin minor league rehab assignment Wednesday

    Jun 29, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

    ATLANTA GA - MAY 22:  Khris Davis #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers stretches in the batter's box during the first inning of a baseball game on May 22, 2015 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

    Brewers outfielder Khris Davis needed surgery about a month ago for a torn meniscus in his right knee.

  5. Mets, Dodgers not having “active discussions” about Jon Niese trade

    Jun 29, 2015, 8:09 PM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JUNE 17: Jon Niese #49 of the New York Mets makes his way from the bullpen to the dugout before the start of the MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 17, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    It was reported over the weekend that the Dodgers and Cubs were among the teams with interest in a trade for Mets left-hander Jon Niese.

  6. MRI comes back negative on Hanley Ramirez’s hand

    Jun 29, 2015, 7:28 PM EDT

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    Ramirez has been cleared to swing a bat and Red Sox manager John Farrell is optimistic that he’ll be able to return during the team’s four-game series in Toronto this week.

  7. Matt Moore will make his return from Tommy John surgery on Thursday

    Jun 29, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - FEBRUARY 27:  Matt Moore #55 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses for a photo on photo day at Charlotte Sports Park on February 27, 2015 in Port Charlotte, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

    Moore had Tommy John surgery last April.

  8. Tigers acquire infielder Alexi Casilla from Rays

    Jun 29, 2015, 6:14 PM EDT

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - FEBRUARY 27:  Alexi Casilla #10 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses for a photo on photo day at Charlotte Sports Park on February 27, 2015 in Port Charlotte, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

    Casilla has mostly played at the Triple-A level for the past two seasons.

  9. Braves lose right-hander Williams Perez due to foot contusion

    Jun 27, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 26:  Williams Perez #61 of the Atlanta Braves walks off of the field with the team trainer after being hit in the leg with a hit ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on June 26, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

    Williams Perez has been a pleasant surprise since joining the Braves’ rotation last month, but he was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday due to a left foot contusion.

  10. Tim Lincecum diagnosed with right forearm contusion

    Jun 27, 2015, 5:09 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 16:  Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Seattle Mariners during the game at AT&T Park on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

    Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum left Saturday’s start against the Rockies after he was hit in the throwing arm by a comebacker off the bat of D.J. LeMahieu with two outs in the second inning.

  11. X-rays negative on Andrew McCutchen’s elbow

    Jun 27, 2015, 4:50 PM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 22:  Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates plays the field during the game against the New York Mets at PNC Park on May 22, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen left today’s game against the Braves after he was hit in the left elbow by a 91 mph fastball from Julio Teheran in the first inning.

  12. Athletics sign Phil Coke to a minor league contract

    Jun 27, 2015, 4:34 PM EDT

    Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Phil Coke throws against the Milwaukee Brewers during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

    Veteran reliever Phil Coke is now with his third organization this season.

  13. Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez to miss 8-10 weeks after elbow surgery

    Jun 27, 2015, 3:44 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 21: Paco Rodriguez #75 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the eighth inning at AT&T Park on May 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  The San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

    The Dodgers announced this afternoon that reliever Paco Rodriguez is slated to undergo surgery next Thursday to remove loose bodies from the back of his left elbow.

  14. Cole Hamels says he’s “open-minded” to all potential trade scenarios

    Jun 27, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT

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    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com got some very candid comments from Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels, who appears likely to be dealt prior to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

  15. Johan Santana giving up on comeback attempt this season; will try again in 2016

    Jun 27, 2015, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Santana hasn’t pitched in the majors since August 17, 2012 as a member of the Mets.

  16. Jacoby Ellsbury could begin minor league rehab assignment Monday

    Jun 27, 2015, 1:11 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)    Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees looks on against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on May 10, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Orioles 6-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    Jacoby Ellsbury has been sidelined since May 19 with a sprained right knee, but he’s finally getting closer to rejoining the Yankees.

  17. Joey Gallo starting in center field for Rangers on Saturday

    Jun 27, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 10:  Joey Gallo #13 of the Texas Rangers enters the dugout before the game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 10, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 5-4. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

    Gallo has never played center field before. That’s about to change.

  18. Daniel Murphy nearing return to Mets

    Jun 27, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 04:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets stands on second base after hitting a double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on June 4, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    The Mets have scored two runs or fewer in five straight games and eight out of their last nine, but they are about to get some help for their struggling offense.

  19. Brett Anderson proving to be a wise gamble for Dodgers

    Jun 27, 2015, 10:43 AM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JUNE 26: Brett Anderson #35 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the second inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 26, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

    The Dodgers signed left-hander Brett Anderson to a one-year, $10 million contract over the winter even though injuries had limited him to a total of 123 innings at the major league level between 2012-2014. It has proven to be a wise gamble thus far.

  20. UPDATE: Giancarlo Stanton to miss 4-6 weeks with broken hamate bone

    Jun 27, 2015, 10:39 AM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JUNE 15:  Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins looks on during the game against the New York Yankees at Marlins Park on June 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

    Rough news here for the Marlins and all baseball fans…

  21. Video: Steven Souza Jr. makes running catch, flips head-first into stands

    Jun 27, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

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    It stinks that Giancarlo Stanton is going to be out for a while with a broken bone in his hand, so let’s watch a neat play from Rays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. to try to cheer ourselves up…

  22. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 27, 2015, 8:51 AM EDT

    ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 26: Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker #32 of the Seattle Mariners reacts as he returns to the dugout after getting the final out of the seventh inning to complete his appearance on his way to the win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 26, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another strong outing from Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker.

  23. Ervin Santana throws seven innings in latest tuneup start in minors

    Jun 25, 2015, 11:13 PM EDT

    FORT MYERS, FL- MARCH 08: Ervin Santana #54 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the Baltimore Orioles on March 8, 2015 at the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images)

    Ervin Santana is still serving out his 80-game PED suspension, but he’s permitted to pitch in the minors in preparation for joining the Twins on July 4 against the Royals.

  24. Nick Markakis’ record errorless streak ends at 398 games

    Jun 25, 2015, 10:31 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 30:  Nick Markakis #22 of the Atlanta Braves wearing Under Armour sunglasses looks on during batting practice prior to playing the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on May 30, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    Braves right fielder Nick Markakis saw his record errorless streak come to an end this afternoon against the Nationals.

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