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  1. Masahiro Tanaka throws first bullpen session since being shut down with elbow injury

    Aug 16, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT

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    Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the disabled list in early July with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow.

  2. Carlos Beltran playing right field for the first time since May 11

    Aug 16, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

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    Carlos Beltran has been limited to DH duty due to an elbow issue.

  3. Mariners move past Tigers into second AL Wild Card spot

    Aug 16, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

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    The Mariners have won five straight games while the Tigers have dropped seven out of their last 10.

  4. Brewers skipping Kyle Lohse’s next start due to right ankle sprain

    Aug 16, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Kyle Lohse left his start against the Cubs on Wednesday after he aggravated a right ankle sprain and the Brewers will skip his next turn in the rotation in order to give him some rest.

  5. Marlins activate Henderson Alvarez from the disabled list

    Aug 16, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

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    Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was placed on the disabled list at the end of July due to shoulder inflammation, but he ended up missing just two starts and will make his return tonight against the Diamondbacks.

  6. VIDEO: Chris Taylor makes a diving stop, throws out Victor Martinez from outfield grass

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

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    Oh, and we also get a bonus collision between Victor Martinez and Logan Morrison at first base. Fortunately nobody got hurt here, so this video is just a lot of fun to watch.

  7. Starlin Castro hopes to stay with the Cubs

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    When the Cubs acquired top prospect shortstop Addison Russell from the Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel deal, many assumed that it likely signified the beginning of the end for Starlin Castro in Chicago. But Castro hopes to stick around.

  8. Johnny Cueto becomes first in majors to reach 15 wins

    Aug 16, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    After being limited to just 11 starts last season due to injury, Johnny Cueto has compiled a 2.06 ERA over 26 starts this season while putting up the best strikeout (9.0 K/9) and walk rates (2.3 BB/9) of his career.

  9. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 16, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a look at the tight AL West race.

  10. Yadier Molina catches bullpen session for first time since thumb surgery

    Aug 14, 2014, 11:40 PM EDT

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    When Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 11, it was estimated that he would miss 8-12 weeks. He already appears to be ahead of schedule.

  11. Dylan Bundy placed on DL in minors with lat strain, could be done for year

    Aug 14, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

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    The Orioles already weren’t expecting Dylan Bundy to contribute at the major league level this season, but now the focus may officially shift to 2015.

  12. Yu Darvish diagnosed with mild elbow inflammation

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:14 PM EDT

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    Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish was placed on the disabled list yesterday with right elbow inflammation, but the good news is that it’s not considered serious.

  13. VIDEO: Watch the press conference for MLB commissioner-elect Rob Manfred

    Aug 14, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT

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    It wasn’t easy, but today the owners of MLB’s 30 teams unanimously elected Rob Manfred as the 10th commissioner in baseball history.

  14. Terry Collins to Matt Harvey: “Back off”

    Aug 14, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Matt Harvey has repeatedly said that he would like to pitch in the majors this season. It’s an understandable sentiment from a competitive athlete, even one less than one year removed from Tommy John surgery, but Mets manager Terry Collins told Harvey via phone today to tap the breaks.

  15. Rob Manfred voted in as new MLB commissioner

    Aug 14, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT

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    After a long day of deliberations, MLB owners have voted in Rob Manfred as Bud Selig’s successor as baseball’s commissioner.

  16. The Royals have moved into first place in the American League Central

    Aug 11, 2014, 11:24 PM EDT

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    The Royals haven’t been in first place this late in a season since 2003.

  17. Justin Verlander to undergo MRI on shoulder on Tuesday

    Aug 11, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Verlander hasn’t looked like himself all season and holds a 4.76 ERA after tonight’s outing.

  18. Watch: Elderly fan at Wrigley Field makes the catch of the night

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT

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    Don’t worry, I’m hearing that Ruben Amaro, Jr. is already trying to get in touch with his agent.

  19. Andrelton Simmons could return from ankle sprain as soon as Tuesday

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Andrelton Simmons has been sidelined since last Tuesday due to a left ankle sprain, but he could rejoin the Braves’ lineup as soon as tomorrow.

  20. UPDATE: Manny Machado suffers right knee sprain

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:17 PM EDT

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    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was forced to exit tonight’s game against the Yankees in the bottom of the third inning with a right knee sprain.

  21. VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball very far. Because of course he did.

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton is now up to 31 home runs on the year, which ties Jose Abreu of the White Sox for the major league lead.

  22. PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” comes across $1 million in 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT

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    The collection, which included signatures and rare baseball cards from Boston Red Stockings players, is the largest sports memorabilia find in the 19-year history of the show.

  23. Royals acquire Josh Willingham from the Twins

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Willingham, 35, is batting .210/.345/.402 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI over 68 games this season.

  24. Mets right-hander Jeremy Hefner appears headed for a second Tommy John surgery

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Jeremy Hefner made 22 starts for the Mets last season prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery and now he has suffered a significant setback in his recovery.

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