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  1. Mariners place Austin Jackson on disabled list with a right ankle sprain

    May 4, 2015, 9:03 PM EDT

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    Jackson sprained his ankle during Sunday’s game and will require an extended absence.

  2. Blue Jays hitting coach Brook Jacoby suspended 14 games for conduct toward umpiring crew

    May 4, 2015, 7:34 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v Toronto Blue Jays

    MLB brought the hammer down really hard on Blue Jays hitting coach Brook Jacoby for an incident with the umpiring crew while the team was in Boston last week.

  3. Alex Cobb shut down after setback with forearm injury

    May 4, 2015, 6:35 PM EDT

    Alex Cobb

    Rays right-hander Alex Cobb has been sidelined since the middle of March due to forearm tendinitis and it doesn’t sound like he’ll be back in the near future.

  4. Chad Billingsley set to join Phillies’ rotation on Tuesday

    May 2, 2015, 5:29 PM EDT

    Chad Billingsley

    Billingsley hasn’t pitched in the majors in over two years.

  5. Athletics designate Cody Ross for assignment

    May 2, 2015, 4:46 PM EDT

    Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics

    Ross went just 2-for-22 (.091) with three RBI over nine games during his brief stint with Oakland.

  6. Albert Pujols returns to Angels’ starting lineup

    May 2, 2015, 4:14 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Oakland Athletics

    Albert Pujols missed two days after leaving Wednesday’s game due to left hamstring tightness, but he’s back in the starting lineup today against the Giants. While he’ll return to his standard No. 3 spot, Angels manager Mike Scioscia has made some changes with his lineup.

  7. Yankees GM Brian Cashman acknowledges team won’t pay A-Rod $6 million bonus for 660th home run

    May 2, 2015, 3:18 PM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman acknowledged Saturday that the team won’t pay a $6 million marketing bonus to Alex Rodriguez for tying Willie Mays with 660 career home runs.

  8. Christian Yelich to begin minor league rehab assignment Sunday

    May 2, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT

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    Yelich has been sidelined since April 19 with a bulging disk in his lower back.

  9. Matt Moore cleared to throw to hitters for first time since Tommy John surgery

    May 2, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT

    Matt Moore Getty

    The Rays are hoping that Moore will be ready to return around the middle of June.

  10. Brewers activate Carlos Gomez from disabled list

    May 2, 2015, 1:04 PM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    Gomez has been out since April 15 due to a strained right hamstring.

  11. Pedro Martinez says in new book that Mets COO Jeff Wilpon urged him to pitch hurt

    May 2, 2015, 12:03 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

    Wilpon denies the claim that he urged Martinez to pitch hurt in 2005.

  12. Yasiel Puig expected to go on a minor league rehab assignment next week

    May 2, 2015, 11:05 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

    Puig is currently sidelined with a strained left hamstring, but he’s nearing his return to the Dodgers.

  13. Willie Mays congratulates Alex Rodriguez for reaching 660 career home runs

    May 2, 2015, 10:10 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    Willie Mays issued a statement to congratulate Alex Rodriguez for tying him on the all-time home run list.

  14. Video: Nelson Cruz hit a home run off the train at Minute Maid Park

    May 2, 2015, 9:35 AM EDT

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    Another day, another tape-measure blast for Nelson Cruz.

  15. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    May 2, 2015, 8:53 AM EDT

    Cardinals v Pirates

    A quick look at a busy Friday around MLB, including an early NL Central battle between the Cardinals and Pirates.

  16. Mets calling up prospect second baseman Dilson Herrera

    Apr 30, 2015, 11:16 PM EDT

    New York Mets v Atlanta Braves

    The Mets are expected to use Herrera at second base and slide Daniel Murphy over to third base while they wait for David Wright to return from a hamstring injury.

  17. Braves place Chris Johnson on DL with hand fracture; call up right-hander Mike Foltynewicz

    Apr 30, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT

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    Chris Johnson suffered a left hand fracture Thursday and was placed on the disabled list. Mike Foltynewicz will take his place on the active roster and is set to join the starting rotation Friday against the Reds.

  18. Kris Medlen ready to face hitters for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Apr 30, 2015, 9:37 PM EDT

    Kris Medlen Getty

    Medlen joined the Royals over the winter on a two-year, $8.5 million contract with a $10 million mutual option for 2017.

  19. Mets place Rafael Montero on disabled list with rotator cuff inflammation

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:52 PM EDT

    Rafael Montero

    Montero was optioned to Triple-A after his start against the Marlins on Tuesday, but it was rescinded due to the injury.

  20. Video: Mike Trout leaps to make a game-saving catch against the Athletics

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:01 PM EDT

    mike trout

    Watch Mike Trout save the day for the Angels.

  21. Anthony Rendon could resume his minor league rehab assignment tomorrow

    Apr 30, 2015, 7:23 PM EDT

    St Louis Cardinals v Washington Nationals

    Anthony Rendon’s return from a left knee sprain hit a snag this week due to some tightness in his side, but he could resume his minor league rehab assignment as soon as tomorrow.

  22. Yordano Ventura drops appeal of seven-game suspension

    Apr 30, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    Ventura was suspended for his part in a benches-clearing brawl against the White Sox last Thursday.

  23. Blue Jays place Jose Reyes on disabled list with cracked rib

    Apr 28, 2015, 12:17 AM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays v New York Yankees

    Jose Reyes has been trying to play through a small crack in his left rib, but he’ll now get an extended absence.

  24. VIDEO: Daniel Murphy hits go-ahead three-run homer as Mets stun Marlins

    Apr 27, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda

    The Mets are now 15-5 on the young season and already hold an eight-game lead over the Nationals in the National League East.

  25. Anthony Rendon scratched from rehab game due to fatigue

    Apr 27, 2015, 10:03 PM EDT

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    The Nationals mapped out a plan that could have had Rendon make his season debut as soon as Thursday against the Mets, but that’s on hold for now.

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