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  1. Struggling reliever Chris Perez lands on disabled list with bone spurs in right ankle

    Aug 4, 2014, 8:30 PM EST

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    Chris Perez has been a major disappointment out of the Dodgers’ bullpen this season.

  2. UPDATE: Jim Johnson signs with unidentified team?

    Aug 4, 2014, 7:35 PM EST

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    Jim Johnson was released by the Athletics last week after he posted an awful 7.14 ERA over 38 appearances this season.

  3. Rays release Erik Bedard and Juan Carlos Oviedo

    Aug 4, 2014, 6:58 PM EST

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    Both pitchers will be free to sign elsewhere tomorrow.

  4. Angels reliever Mike Morin injured his foot while walking on the beach

    Aug 4, 2014, 6:15 PM EST

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    Mike Morin has posted a 2.36 ERA and 40/10 K/BB ratio over 42 innings during his rookie season.

  5. Longtime Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren passes away after battle with cancer

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:52 AM EST

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    Pete Van Wieren called Braves games on television and radio for 33 seasons from 1976-2008.

  6. X-rays inconclusive on Paul Goldschmidt’s left hand following hit-by-pitch

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

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    Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was hit in the left hand on a pitch from Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri last night and X-rays came back inconclusive.

  7. So, Dave Dombrowski didn’t actually send smack talk to Billy Beane

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:58 AM EST

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    It would be great if the story was true, but it didn’t go down as originally reported.

  8. VIDEO: Yasiel Puig gets creative to avoid tag at home plate

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:12 AM EST

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    Yasiel Puig doing Yasiel Puig things.

  9. Gerrit Cole scratched from minor league rehab start

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:31 AM EST

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    Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole has been sidelined for nearly a month with a lat strain.

  10. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:56 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the first game of a big weekend series between the Brewers and Cardinals.

  11. VIDEO: Mookie Betts robs Jacoby Ellsbury of extra bases with leaping catch

    Aug 1, 2014, 11:19 PM EST

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    Not bad for a guy who has mostly played second base in pro ball.

  12. Carlos Gonzalez exits game after aggravating ankle injury

    Aug 1, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    Carlos Gonzalez sprained his ankle last Saturday and he aggravated the injury tonight while making a sliding catch.

  13. John Lackey intends to honor contract and pitch at major league minimum salary in 2015

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:27 PM EST

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    John Lackey will pitch at the major league minimum next season due to a clause in his contract.

  14. Giants manager Bruce Bochy doesn’t expect Matt Cain to pitch again this year

    Aug 1, 2014, 8:35 PM EST

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    Matt Cain hasn’t made a decision on elbow surgery, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy doesn’t expect him to pitch again this year.

  15. Brewers scratch Jimmy Nelson from Saturday’s start due to a “blister”

    Aug 1, 2014, 7:59 PM EST

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    The Brewers have scratched rookie right-hander Jimmy Nelson from Saturday’s start, but it mostly looks like a convenient excuse to manipulate their rotation this weekend.

  16. Brett Lawrie begins minor league rehab assignment tonight

    Aug 1, 2014, 7:05 PM EST

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    Brett Lawrie has been sidelined since June 22 due to a broken right index finger.

  17. Matt Harvey throws off mound for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Aug 1, 2014, 6:29 PM EST

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    Mets right-hander Matt Harvey threw off a mound today for this first time since he underwent Tommy John reconstructive surgery on his right elbow last October.

  18. Cliff Lee placed on DL with recurrence of flexor pronator strain

    Jul 31, 2014, 11:19 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee has aggravated the flexor pronator strain that has already cost him two months. It’s safe to say that his season is over.

  19. C.J. Wilson expected to return from disabled list Saturday

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:31 PM EST

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    C.J. Wilson landed on the disabled list earlier this month due to an ankle sprain, but he’s due to rejoin the Angels’ rotation on Saturday.

  20. Dave Dombrowski sent some fun smack talk to Billy Beane after the David Price deal

    Jul 31, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

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    The arms race between the Athletics and Tigers is just too much fun.

  21. Tyler Skaggs leaves after 4 2/3 hitless innings due to left forearm tightness

    Jul 31, 2014, 8:59 PM EST

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    Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs was working on a no-hitter against the Orioles this evening before he left his start with forearm tightness.

  22. Athletics will go ahead with Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt night even after trade to Red Sox

    Jul 31, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

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    Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt night is a little awkward now that he’s with the Red Sox, but the Athletics are going ahead with the giveaway anyway.

  23. Tampa Bay news station tweets classless Detroit joke following David Price trade

    Jul 31, 2014, 6:58 PM EST

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    For some reason, FOX 13 in Tampa Bay thought it was a good idea to make a classless joke about Detroit to console Rays fans following the David Price trade.

  24. No ligament damage in Matt Cain’s elbow, but he’s dealing with “loose bodies”

    Jul 31, 2014, 6:16 PM EST

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    Matt Cain’s ulnar collateral ligament has checked out fine, but he’s dealing with “loose bodies” in his throwing elbow and it’s unclear when he’ll pitch again.

  25. Report: Red Sox open to trading both Jon Lester and John Lackey

    Jul 28, 2014, 11:41 PM EST

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    The Red Sox hold some interesting cards going into Thursday’s trade deadline.

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