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  1. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 14, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Lance Lynn AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday night around MLB, including a pitchers’ duel in St. Louis.

  2. UPDATE: X-rays come back negative on Jose Altuve’s hand

    Jun 12, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    Bad news for the Astros. MLB-hit leader Jose Altuve left Thursday’s game after he was hit on the right hand/wrist while squaring to bunt.

  3. Gio Gonzalez says he’s ready to rejoin the Nationals

    Jun 12, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

    Gio Gonzalez AP

    Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez was roughed up in his first minor league rehab start last Friday, but he saw improvement tonight and appears on track to be activated from the disabled list next week.

  4. Hanley Ramirez received a cortisone shot in his shoulder

    Jun 12, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez AP

    Hanley Ramirez has already sat out two games due to irritation in the AC joint in his right shoulder and might need to miss more time following a cortisone shot.

  5. The Marlins are watching Andrew Heaney’s innings with an eye on September

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

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    The Marlins are limiting prospect Andrew Heaney’s innings with the idea of having him available in September.

  6. Colby Rasmus to begin minor league rehab assignment tonight

    Jun 12, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

    Colby Rasmus AP

    Colby Rasmus has been sidelined for about a month with a right hamstring strain, but he’s getting closer to rejoining the first-place Blue Jays.

  7. Stephen Drew aggravates oblique injury, could be headed for MRI

    Jun 12, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Stephen Drew

    Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew is out of the lineup for the fourth straight game tonight after he aggravated his right oblique injury during batting practice on Wednesday. An MRI (and a possible stint on the disabled list) could be next.

  8. Tyler Skaggs lands on disabled list with right hamstring strain

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:58 PM EDT

    Tyler Skaggs AP

    Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs has been placed on the disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Hector Santiago will be called up from the minors to take his place in the starting rotation.

  9. Lonnie Chisenhall first since 1975 to amass five hits, three home runs and nine RBI in one game

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:31 PM EDT

    Lonnie Chisenhall AP

    The phrase “post-hype breakout” gets thrown around a lot these days, but that’s exactly what we’re seeing right now with the Indians’ Lonnie Chisenhall.

  10. Pirates calling up top prospect Gregory Polanco on Tuesday

    Jun 9, 2014, 10:53 PM EDT

    gregory polanco getty

    The wait is finally over. Pirates prospect outfielder Gregory Polanco is on his way to the big leagues.

  11. Troy Tulowitzki holds lead in NL All-Star balloting

    Jun 9, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki Getty

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki continues to hold the lead in the NL All-Star balloting.

  12. VIDEO: Edwin Encarnacion hits his 20th home run

    Jun 9, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT

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    Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion reached 20 home runs with a three-run shot off Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco tonight.

  13. Derek Holland is not ready for a rehab assignment

    Jun 9, 2014, 8:19 PM EDT

    Derek Holland

    The Rangers feel that Derek Holland needs to work on strengthening his left leg after knee surgery, so a rehab assignment will have to wait.

  14. Diamondbacks designate Trevor Cahill for assignment with $17 million left on contract

    Jun 9, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

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    The Diamondbacks designated right-hander Trevor Cahill for assignment Monday despite him still being guaranteed $17 million.

  15. Carlos Gonzalez to undergo exploratory surgery on left index finger

    Jun 9, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will undergo exploratory surgery on his left index finger.

  16. Manny Machado apologizes for his actions during Sunday’s game

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT

    Machado AP

    Orioles third baseman issued an apology Monday for his actions during Sunday’s game against the Athletics.

  17. Rockies put Michael Cuddyer, Eddie Butler on DL; designate Wilton Lopez for assignment

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

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    The Rockies announced a bunch of roster moves. Among them, Michael Cuddyer and Eddie Butler have been placed on the disabled list and Wilton Lopez has been designated for assignment.

  18. Heath Bell opts out of minor league contract with Orioles

    Jun 8, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Heath Bell has opted out of his minor league contract with the Orioles and will test free agency.

  19. Miguel Cabrera exits game with left hamstring tightness

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:21 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera left tonight’s game with left hamstring tightness and is considered day-to-day.

  20. Max Scherzer took out an insurance policy after rejecting contract extension from Tigers

    Jun 8, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

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    Max Scherzer rejected a $144 million contract extension from the Tigers this spring, but he took out an insurance policy in case he suffers an injury in his walk year.

  21. Jose Bautista takes the lead in AL All-Star voting

    Jun 8, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista AP

    Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has passed Mike Trout in the AL All-Star balloting.

  22. Red Sox activate Mike Napoli from disabled list for Sunday’s game

    Jun 8, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    The Red Sox have activated Mike Napoli from the disabled list for tonight’s game against the Tigers.

  23. Alex Avila back in lineup after concussion scare

    Jun 8, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Alex Avila AP

    Alex Avila suffered a “mild concussion” after he was hit in the head by David Ortiz’s backswing on Friday, but he has been cleared to return to action tonight.

  24. Felix Hernandez strikes out career-high 15 batters vs. Rays, handed no-decision

    Jun 8, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    Felix Hernandez Getty

    Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez didn’t get the win against the Rays this afternoon, but he tossed seven scoreless innings and reached a new career-high in strikeouts in the process.

  25. Manny Machado ejected after he intentionally tosses his bat

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT

    Machado AP

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was ejected from today’s game against the Athletics after he intentionally tossed his bat. A suspension from MLB should be coming.

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