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  1. Frank Viola recovered from heart surgery, ready to serve as Mets’ Triple-A pitching coach

    May 29, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    Former Cy Young Award winner Frank Viola had open-heart surgery in April.

  2. Manny Machado dropped to seventh in Orioles’ batting order

    May 29, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT

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    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has struggled since returning from knee surgery.

  3. Astros rookie George Springer has homered in four straight games

    May 26, 2014, 11:42 PM EDT

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    Astros rookie George Springer got off to a bit of a slow start after his call-up in mid-April, but he has begun to tee off against major league pitching.

  4. Josh Hamilton’s return to the Angels will be delayed due to a bone bruise in his thumb

    May 26, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton suffered a bone bruise in his left thumb during a rehab game last Thursday.

  5. Todd Frazier breaks up Hyun-Jin Ryu’s perfect game in the eighth inning

    May 26, 2014, 10:26 PM EDT

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    Hyun-Jin Ryu was perfect over the first seven innings against the Reds this evening before Todd Frazier led off the eighth with a double.

  6. Yordano Ventura leaves start with lateral elbow discomfort, will be sent for MRI

    May 26, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

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    Another talented young pitcher is injured. Royals rookie Yordano Ventura left tonight’s start in the third inning with lateral elbow discomfort and will go for an MRI.

  7. Carlos Santana might be dealing with a concussion

    May 26, 2014, 9:02 PM EDT

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    The Indians’ Carlos Santana is off to an awful start this season. And things might be getting worse for him.

  8. Cliff Lee still has some elbow soreness and isn’t ready to throw

    May 26, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT

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    Cliff Lee was placed on the disabled list last week with a Grade 1-2 strain of the flexor-pronator tendon in his elbow. He’s not close to rejoining the Phillies.

  9. Jeff Samardzija finally has a win

    May 26, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija pitched in a ton of tough luck over his first 10 starts this season, but he finally got into the win column today as part of an 8-4 victory over the Giants.

  10. Red Sox defeat Braves, snap 10-game losing streak

    May 26, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    The Red Sox dug out of an early hole this afternoon to snap their 10-game losing streak.

  11. Adam LaRoche on track to be activated from the disabled list Sunday

    May 24, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Sidelined since May 9 with a right quad strain, Adam LaRoche is on track to rejoin the Nationals as soon as he’s eligible tomorrow.

  12. David Ortiz and Mike Napoli out of lineup for Red Sox

    May 24, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT

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    The Red Sox are going to be short-handed as they attempt to snap their eight-game losing streak.

  13. Ryan Braun back in Brewers’ lineup and hitting second

    May 24, 2014, 3:33 PM EDT

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    Ryan Braun left Thursday’s game with tightness in his right side, but he’s ready to play Saturday.

  14. Mets reliever Carlos Torres had some weird things to say about Yasiel Puig

    May 24, 2014, 2:39 PM EDT

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    Mets reliever Carlos Torres isn’t buying the hype regarding Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig.

  15. Bud Norris on the Astros: “They are definitely the outcast of major league baseball right now”

    May 24, 2014, 1:39 PM EDT

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    The Astros’ progressive approach to rebuilding is drawing some criticism from both outside and inside the organization.

  16. Red Sox place Shane Victorino on disabled list, recall Daniel Nava from Triple-A

    May 24, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

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    Shane Victorino is headed back to the disabled list after aggravating a right hamstring injury.

  17. Orioles acquire Nick Hundley from Padres for Troy Patton

    May 24, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

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    The Orioles have secured some Matt Wieters insurance.

  18. For the last time, don’t touch Adrian Beltre’s head

    May 24, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

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    Don’t touch Adrian Beltre’s head! Actually, keep touching his head. It’s pretty amusing.

  19. Are Matt Kemp’s days as a regular center fielder numbered?

    May 24, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

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    Matt Kemp has shown diminished range in center field after ankle surgery.

  20. Chris Johnson was removed from Friday’s game after throwing a tantrum

    May 24, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

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    Braves third baseman Chris Johnson has had a problem keeping his emotions in check.

  21. VIDEO: Lorenzo Cain robs David Freese of a home run

    May 24, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

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    Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain took away a three-run homer from David Freese last night with an excellent leaping catch.

  22. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    May 24, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday night around MLB, including yet another loss for the Red Sox.

  23. Travis d’Arnaud cleared for baseball activities

    May 22, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is symptom-free after his recent concussion.

  24. Danny Worth breaks out the knuckleball in scoreless inning of work

    May 22, 2014, 9:51 PM EDT

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    Position player Danny Worth showed off a pretty nasty knuckleball during a relief appearance today against the Rangers.

  25. Ryan Braun exits game with tightness in right side

    May 22, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT

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    Uh oh. It looks like Ryan Braun aggravated his recent oblique injury.

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