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  1. Dustin Pedroia making progress from concussion, expected to return Friday

    Sep 4, 2014, 7:57 PM EST

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    Dustin Pedroia suffered a concussion last Saturday when he took a forearm to the head in a collision with Rays infielder Logan Forsythe at second base.

  2. Matt Adams is dealing with an oblique injury

    Sep 4, 2014, 7:01 PM EST

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    Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is hitting just .125 (6-for-48) over his last 14 games and now he’s dealing with a left oblique strain.

  3. Ryan Braun expected to rejoin Brewers’ lineup Friday following birth of child

    Sep 4, 2014, 6:29 PM EST

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    Braun will miss his second straight game tonight.

  4. Miguel Cabrera hits two home runs in return to lineup

    Sep 1, 2014, 11:17 PM EST

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    Miguel Cabrera had just one home run in August. He doubled that today.

  5. The Reds have shut Homer Bailey down for the season

    Sep 1, 2014, 10:09 PM EST

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    Bailey is currently deciding whether to undergo surgery for a flexor mass strain in his right elbow.

  6. Jorge Soler is third player in last 100 years with an extra-base hit in each of his first five games

    Sep 1, 2014, 9:11 PM EST

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    Enos Slaughter (1933) and Will Middlebrooks (2012) are the only others.

  7. VIDEO: Adam Dunn homers in first at-bat with Athletics

    Sep 1, 2014, 8:12 PM EST

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    Acquired from the White Sox on Sunday, Adam Dunn made an instant impact in his A’s debut this afternoon.

  8. Phillies call up top prospect Maikel Franco from Triple-A

    Sep 1, 2014, 7:21 PM EST

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    Franco got off to a slow start this season, but he has been on a tear in Triple-A since the start of July.

  9. The Cardinals have moved ahead of the Brewers for first place in the National League Central

    Sep 1, 2014, 6:31 PM EST

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    The Brewers have had at least a share of first place since April 4.

  10. Don Mattingly on Yasiel Puig: “It’s hard to be really emotional and play 162″

    Aug 30, 2014, 5:41 PM EST

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    Puig has really scuffled this month, hitting .218/.306/.241 with two extra-base hits (both doubles) over 24 games.

  11. Blue Jays throw one-hitter against Yankees

    Aug 30, 2014, 4:29 PM EST

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    Drew Hutchison and Aaron Sanchez shut down the Jacoby Ellsbury-less Yankees.

  12. Report: White Sox expected to target Victor Martinez this offseason

    Aug 30, 2014, 3:50 PM EST

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    The White Sox are reportedly interested in signing Victor Martinez away from a division rival.

  13. Astros claim right-hander Samuel Deduno off waivers from the Twins

    Aug 30, 2014, 2:58 PM EST

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    Deduno has split this season between the starting rotation and the bullpen, putting up a 4.60 ERA and 74/41 K/BB ratio in 92 innings over eight starts and 22 relief appearances.

  14. Bryce Harper is 15th player in MLB history to reach 50 career homers before age-22 season

    Aug 30, 2014, 2:07 PM EST

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    Bryce Harper hit one of six home runs for the Nationals last night in an 8-3 victory over the Mariners. In doing so, he joined some impressive company.

  15. The Dodgers took the shift to the extreme last night

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:05 AM EST

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    And wouldn’t you know it, it worked.

  16. UPDATE: Hot-hitting Jacoby Ellsbury out Saturday with ankle injury

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

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    Ellsbury injured his left ankle on a slide into home plate on Friday night.

  17. UPDATE: Steve Pearce considered day-to-day after MRI shows no tears in abdominal

    Aug 30, 2014, 10:36 AM EST

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    Pearce owns a surprising .289/.354/.532 batting line with 16 home runs and 37 RBI over 85 games this season.

  18. VIDEO: Jorge Soler hits two long home runs in third major league game

    Aug 30, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

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    The two homers traveled a combined 858 feet.

  19. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 30, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including an AL West showdown.

  20. Mets place Daniel Murphy on DL with calf strain; calling up prospect Dilson Herrera

    Aug 28, 2014, 11:02 PM EST

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    Herrera, who was acquired from the Pirates in the Marlon Byrd deal last August, was batting .340/.406/.560 with 10 homers and 48 RBI over 61 games in Double-A this season.

  21. Yankees acquire left-hander Josh Outman from Indians

    Aug 28, 2014, 10:21 PM EST

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    Outman had a 3.28 ERA and 24/16 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings with the Indians this season.

  22. Mets place Vic Black on disabled list with herniated disk in neck

    Aug 28, 2014, 8:57 PM EST

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    Vic Black has emerged as an effective late-inning bridge for the Mets this season, but now he’s headed to the 15-day disabled list with a herniated disk in his neck.

  23. Rusney Castillo could play in a minor league game this weekend

    Aug 28, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    The expectation is that Castillo will get some major league experience in September.

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