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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. VIDEO: Derek Jeter passes Carl Yastrzemski for seventh on all-time hits list

    Jul 28, 2014, 10:26 PM EST

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    With three hits against the Rangers this evening, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has passed Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski for seventh-place on baseball’s all-time hit list.

  14. Brandon Belt is making progress from his concussion, but Hector Sanchez needs more time

    Jul 28, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

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    The Giants currently have two players sidelined with concussions. Brandon Belt appears closer to returning than Hector Sanchez.

  15. Mark Teixeira hopes to return from lat strain on Tuesday

    Jul 28, 2014, 8:28 PM EST

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    Mark Teixeira is out of the Yankees’ starting lineup for the eighth straight game tonight due to a lower lat strain, but he’s aiming to make his return tomorrow.

  16. Blue Jays acquire Danny Valencia from Royals for Erik Kratz and Liam Hendriks

    Jul 28, 2014, 7:29 PM EST

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    It’s not a big deal, but the Blue Jays and Royals have pulled off a trade this evening which will send infielder Danny Valencia to Toronto and catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Liam Hendriks to Kansas City.

  17. The Mariners and Orioles have called the Red Sox about Jon Lester

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:51 PM EST

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    We heard yesterday that the Dodgers have been in touch with the Red Sox about a deal for left-hander Jon Lester, but they figure to have plenty of competition leading up to Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline.

  18. Report: Indians “very willing” to trade Justin Masterson

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:17 PM EST

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    An impending free agent, Justin Masterson owns a disappointing 5.51 ERA over 18 starts this season and is currently on the disabled list with right knee inflammation.

  19. Report: Mike Carp has asked the Red Sox to trade him

    Jul 26, 2014, 5:32 PM EST

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    Mike Carp was a useful bench player for the Red Sox last season, but he has struggled in a diminished role so far this season and now hopes to be traded elsewhere.

  20. 28 teams attended workout for Cuban defector Rusney Castillo

    Jul 26, 2014, 5:05 PM EST

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    Nearly 100 baseball officials were reportedly on hand for the showcase.

  21. Rays designate Juan Carlos Ovideo for assignment

    Jul 26, 2014, 4:23 PM EST

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    The Rays waited out Juan Carlos Oviedo’s rehab from Tommy John surgery in hopes that he would emerge as a valuable piece in their bullpen this season, but today they designated him for assignment.

  22. Giants place Hector Sanchez on concussion DL, call up prospect Andrew Susac

    Jul 26, 2014, 3:39 PM EST

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    Giants catcher Hector Sanchez suffered a concussion when he was hit in the mask by a foul tip on Friday.

  23. Angels sign Randy Wolf

    Jul 26, 2014, 2:47 PM EST

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    Randy Wolf is now with his fifth organization since spring training.

  24. Daisuke Matsuzaka lands on disabled list with elbow inflammation

    Jul 26, 2014, 2:20 PM EST

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    Daisuke Matsuzaka has been surprisingly useful for the Mets this season in a swingman role, but now he’s headed to the 15-day disabled list due to right elbow inflammation.

  25. Astros prospect right-hander Mark Appel set to be promoted to Double-A

    Jul 26, 2014, 1:31 PM EST

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    Astros prospect right-hander Mark Appel had his best start of the season on Thursday and now he’s set to be promoted to Double-A.

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