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  1. Phil Hughes could finish the season with the best K/BB ratio in MLB history

    Sep 20, 2014, 1:01 PM EST

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    Twins right-hander Phil Hughes has thrived with a change of scenery this season and he could finish the year with a place in MLB history.

  2. Masahiro Tanaka expected to be limited to 70-75 pitches in return Sunday

    Sep 20, 2014, 12:16 PM EST

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    Tanaka has been out since July 8 with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, but he’ll make his return Sunday against the Blue Jays.

  3. VIDEO: Little girl throws back a Derek Jeter foul ball and horrifies parents

    Sep 20, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

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    I’m going to guess that the little girl is suffering from Jeter fatigue.

  4. John Lackey impresses in return to Cardinals’ rotation

    Sep 20, 2014, 10:49 AM EST

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    John Lackey had his most recent turn in the Cardinals’ rotation skipped due to a “dead arm,” but he was impressive in his return last night.

  5. Michael Cuddyer drove in a career-high seven runs last night

    Sep 20, 2014, 10:09 AM EST

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    Michael Cuddyer has had a really tough time staying healthy this season, but the impending free agent is making up for lost time right now.

  6. VIDEO: Fan catches Lucas Duda home run ball in his bucket of popcorn

    Sep 20, 2014, 9:31 AM EST

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    A fan sacrificed his popcorn to catch a home run ball last night at Turner Field.

  7. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Sep 20, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the A’s getting back in the win column.

  8. Anthony Rizzo wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

    Sep 18, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

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    Rizzo won the award in recognition of his community work with pediatric cancer patients.

  9. Report: Wally Backman could join Mets coaching staff in 2015

    Sep 18, 2014, 10:11 PM EST

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    We learned late last week that Wally Backman will join the Mets coaching staff on Friday to finish out the season. Now there’s a chance that he could remain in the major leagues to begin 2015.

  10. VIDEO: Derek Jeter hits first home run at Yankee Stadium this season

    Sep 18, 2014, 9:15 PM EST

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    After snapping an 0-for-28 hitless streak last night, Derek Jeter homered at Yankee Stadium tonight for the first time all season.

  11. Giancarlo Stanton gives update on his recovery

    Sep 18, 2014, 8:58 PM EST

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    Stanton suffered facial fractures and dental damage when he was hit in the face by a fastball last Thursday.

  12. Hanley Ramirez back in Dodgers’ lineup Thursday

    Sep 18, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

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    Ramirez has missed back-to-back starts with an elbow strain.

  13. Diamondbacks shutting down Daniel Hudson

    Sep 18, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

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    Hudson made it back to the majors this month for the first time since June 26, 2012.

  14. Jose Fernandez could begin throwing program on October 1

    Sep 18, 2014, 7:02 PM EST

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    Marlins ace Jose Fernandez is still a long way from pitching in the majors again, but he’s very close to picking up a baseball for the first time since his Tommy John surgery on May 16.

  15. Pneumonia could end Nolan Arenado’s season

    Sep 18, 2014, 6:31 PM EST

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    Arenado has taken a strong step forward during his sophomore season in the majors, batting .287/.328/.500 with 18 home runs and 61 RBI over 111 games.

  16. VIDEO: Royals utilize speed for walk-off win against White Sox; keep pace with Tigers

    Sep 16, 2014, 12:09 AM EST

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    Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore proved to be the difference in a thrilling win for Kansas City.

  17. Albert Pujols leaves game with hamstring cramp

    Sep 15, 2014, 11:29 PM EST

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    Pujols suffered the injury while running to second base on a three-run double.

  18. Giants activate Brandon Belt from disabled list

    Sep 15, 2014, 11:09 PM EST

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    Belt has been limited to just five games since July 19 due to concussion symptoms.

  19. Anibal Sanchez could return as a reliever

    Sep 15, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    Sanchez has been sidelined since early August with a right pectoral strain.

  20. MLB suspends Jonathan Papelbon seven games for incident during Sunday’s game

    Sep 15, 2014, 9:21 PM EST

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    Papelbon made a lewd gesture at fans and had a confrontation with umpire Joe West during Sunday’s game.

  21. Bryce Harper exits game after feeling lightheaded

    Sep 15, 2014, 8:35 PM EST

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    Harper struck out in his lone at-bat in the top of the second inning before Nate Schierholtz replaced him as a pinch-hitter in the fourth inning.

  22. VIDEO: Jacob deGrom begins game with eight straight strikeouts to tie MLB record

    Sep 15, 2014, 7:59 PM EST

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    Jim DeShaies previously did it with the Astros in a start against the Dodgers on September 23, 1986.

  23. Danny Duffy not expected to rejoin Royals’ rotation until next Monday

    Sep 15, 2014, 7:35 PM EST

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    Duffy hasn’t pitched since September 6 due to rotator cuff inflammation.

  24. Bud Selig says MLB and players union will meet this week about domestic abuse policy

    Sep 15, 2014, 7:04 PM EST

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    The union must sign off on a policy before any changes are put into effect.

  25. Evan Gattis missing seventh straight game with strep throat

    Sep 15, 2014, 6:15 PM EST

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    Gattis met with team doctors Monday in attempt to find an answer with his illness.

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