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  1. Blue Jays move prospect Aaron Sanchez to bullpen in Triple-A; majors the next step?

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

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    Aaron Sanchez is considered the Blue Jays’ top pitching prospect, but the team appears prepared to give him his first taste of the majors in a relief role.

  2. Yankees sign Rich Hill

    Jul 17, 2014, 8:18 PM EDT

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    The Yankees are the third organization for Rich Hill in the space of three weeks.

  3. Report: Blue Jays have “checked on” free agent Alfonso Soriano

    Jul 17, 2014, 7:32 PM EDT

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    In search of offense amid the injuries to Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Brett Lawrie, the Blue Jays have checked in on the recently-released Alfonso Soriano.

  4. Cliff Lee was roughed up in his minor league rehab start Monday

    Jul 15, 2014, 12:30 AM EDT

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    Cliff Lee is slated to return from the disabled list one week from today against the Giants in Philadelphia, but his final tuneup in the minors didn’t go smoothly.

  5. VIDEO: Watch the first career home runs of tonight’s Home Run Derby participants

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

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    Hey, remember Jose Bautista before he was Jose Bautista?

  6. Georgia Court of Appeals declines to dismiss foul ball lawsuit against Braves

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:12 PM EDT

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    The Braves are being sued by the family of a six-year-old girl whose skull was fractured by a foul ball during a game at Turner Field on August 30, 2010.

  7. Blue Jays acquire Brett Wallace from Orioles

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    The former top prospect is on the move again.

  8. Nolan Reimold is hurt again

    Jul 12, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    A pair of neck surgeries limited Nolan Reimold to just 56 games between 2012-2013 and now he’s dealing with a calf strain.

  9. Alexei Ramirez exits game with back stiffness; considered day-to-day

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

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    White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez was forced to exit this afternoon’s game against the Indians in the top of the fourth inning due to back stiffness.

  10. Reds hope to get Joey Votto back for the “stretch run”

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT

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    Reds first baseman Joey Votto has received platelet-rich plasma injections in an effort to get past his lingering quad injury.

  11. Henderson Alvarez replaces Jordan Zimmermann on NL All-Star roster

    Jul 12, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

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    This is the first All-Star selection for Henderson Alvarez.

  12. The Pirates could be interested in Huston Street

    Jul 12, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

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    The Pirates are focused on adding pitching in advance of the July non-waiver trade deadline.

  13. Jean Segura leaves Brewers following the death of his nine-month-old son

    Jul 12, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Jean Segura has returned to his native Dominican Republic following the death of his nine-month-old son yesterday.

  14. Skip Schumaker placed on concussion disabled list

    Jul 12, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

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    Brandon Phillips underwent surgery yesterday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and now the Reds will be without one of the potential options to fill in at second base.

  15. VIDEO: Billy Hamilton goes all Matrix to avoid a tag

    Jul 12, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

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    There’s increasing evidence that Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is not of this world.

  16. David Price scratched from start due to illness

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

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    Jake Odorizzi will move up in the rotation to start this afternoon. The hope is that Price will feel well enough to pitch tomorrow.

  17. Aroldis Chapman sets MLB record with strikeout in 40th straight relief appearance

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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    The previous record was held by Hall of Famer Bruce Sutter, who went 39 consecutive appearances with a strikeout in 1977.

  18. Jordan Zimmermann exits start with right biceps cramp; will go for MRI

    Jul 12, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT

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    At the very least, Jordan Zimmermann will not be able to pitch in the All-Star Game next week. His availability beyond that is up in the air.

  19. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another loss for the Brewers.

  20. Phillies calling up Grady Sizemore

    Jul 10, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Grady Sizemore was released by the Red Sox last month, but he’s getting another chance with the Phillies.

  21. Arismendy Alcantara to remain with Cubs for now

    Jul 10, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    The original plan called for Cubs prospect Arismendy Alcantara to get a cup of coffee in the big leagues for a couple of days while Darwin Barney was away on paternity leave, but his big game against the Reds this afternoon has changed things.

  22. Masahiro Tanaka diagnosed with partially-torn UCL in elbow

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

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    The diagnosis is in on Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka and it’s not particularly promising.

  23. Derek Jeter’s retirement gifts from the Indians: A LEGO mosaic and a pinstriped electric guitar

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued this evening at Progressive Field in Cleveland and the Yankee captain walked away with some pretty cool gifts.

  24. Carl Crawford activated from disabled list; will return as a bench player

    Jul 10, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Carl Crawford was the Dodgers’ primary left fielder prior to landing on the disabled list in late May with a left ankle sprain, but now he’s a really expensive bench player.

  25. Josh Donaldson and Justin Morneau added to Home Run Derby

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    The field for next week’s Home Run Derby is officially in place.

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