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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Report: Royals and Tigers interested in trading for Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava

    Aug 11, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

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    Nava is batting just .248/.327/.310 with two home runs and 15 RBI over 71 games this season, but he hit .303 with 12 home runs and an .830 OPS in 2013.

  9. Andrew Cashner makes first minor league rehab start

    Aug 9, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner has been sidelined since June 23 with right shoulder soreness.

  10. Blue Jays beat Tigers in 10 innings after Joe Nathan blows save in ninth

    Aug 9, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Casey Janssen blew a save for the Blue Jays last night. Today it was Joe Nathan’s turn.

  11. VIDEO: Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner for sixth on all-time hits list

    Aug 9, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

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    After tying Honus Wagner for sixth on MLB’s all-time hits list last night, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into sole possession this afternoon with an infield single against Indians right-hander Corey Kluber in the bottom of the sixth inning.

  12. Coco Crisp’s new haircut is…interesting

    Aug 9, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

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    We have seen some interesting hair choices from Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp in the past, but this one takes the cake.

  13. Blue Jays clear Edwin Encarnacion to begin minor league rehab assignment

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

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    The Blue Jays are 14-15 during Edwin Encarnacion’s absence and have dropped six out of seven coming into play Saturday.

  14. Marlins calling up Brad Penny to start tonight against the Reds

    Aug 9, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

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    Brad Penny is back in the majors for the first time since 2012.

  15. Anibal Sanchez exits start with right pectoral strain

    Aug 9, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT

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    Bad news for the first-place Tigers.

  16. UPDATE: Yankees place Brian McCann on 7-day concussion disabled list

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

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    Yankees catcher Brian McCann suffered what’s being termed as a “mild concussion” after he was hit in the mask by a foul tip in the third inning last night against the Indians.

  17. Wil Myers set to begin minor league rehab assignment

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:31 AM EDT

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    Sidelined for over two months with a stress fracture in his right wrist, Rays outfielder Wil Myers is slated to begin a minor league rehab assignment today with Triple-A Durham.

  18. Hanley Ramirez to undergo MRI on side

    Aug 9, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

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    Hanley Ramirez has already missed 24 starts this year due to calf and shoulder injuries.

  19. VIDEO: Yasiel Puig breaks his bat on a check swing

    Aug 9, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

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    Crazy things tend to happen when Yasiel Puig is around. Here’s the latest example.

  20. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 9, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday in MLB, including a long-awaited win for the Braves.

  21. Reports: Cubs claimed Cole Hamels off revocable waivers from the Phillies

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

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    The Cubs have reportedly claimed Cole Hamels off revocable waivers from the Phillies, but it’s unlikely that the two sides work out a trade.

  22. Dan Jennings diagnosed with concussion after being hit in head by line drive

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

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    Scary moment tonight in Pittsburgh, as Marlins left-hander Dan Jennings was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer in the bottom of the seventh inning.

  23. Josh Beckett expected to return to disabled list with hip injury

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Josh Beckett has attempted to pitch through a hip injury, but now he’s expected to head back to the disabled list.

  24. George Springer’s setback is considered minor

    Aug 7, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Rookie slugger George Springer was forced to exit a minor league rehab game with Low-A Quad Cities last night after he aggravated his left quad strain, but the setback is considered minor.

  25. Carlos Carrasco is getting another shot in the Indians’ rotation

    Aug 7, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

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    Carlos Carrasco has posted a 2.30 ERA and 39/9 K/BB ratio over 43 innings since moving to the bullpen, but the Indians are giving him another shot in the starting rotation.

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