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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

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

    Apr 30, 2015, 9:37 PM EDT

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

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    Montero was optioned to Triple-A after his start against the Marlins on Tuesday, but it was rescinded due to the injury.

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

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Watch Mike Trout save the day for the Angels.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. Report: Marlins talking to five teams about a trade involving Jarrod Saltalamacchia

    Apr 27, 2015, 9:04 PM EDT

    Miami Marlins v New York Mets

    The Diamondbacks are reportedly among the potential landing spots for Saltalamacchia.

  17. Homer Bailey headed to DL with right elbow ligament sprain

    Apr 27, 2015, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Bailey is coming off flexor tendon surgery. Could Tommy John surgery be next?

  18. Brandon McCarthy diagnosed with torn ulnar collateral ligament

    Apr 27, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT

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    McCarthy appears headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.

  19. Rockies place closer Adam Ottavino on disabled list with triceps inflammation

    Apr 27, 2015, 7:20 PM EDT

    Adam Ottavino

    Adam Ottavino was just named as the Rockies closer two weeks ago, but now he’s headed to the disabled list with right triceps inflammation.

  20. Monday’s White Sox/Orioles game postponed due to ongoing protests and violence in Baltimore

    Apr 27, 2015, 6:41 PM EDT

    ALCS - Kansas City Royals v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Protests and violence continue in Baltimore after the recent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.

  21. Cardinals confirm Adam Wainwright is done for season with torn Achilles

    Apr 27, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

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    Wainwright will undergo season-ending surgery this week.

  22. Jose Fernandez ready to face hitters for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Apr 25, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

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    The Marlins have stumbled out of the gate with a disappointing 6-11 record, but they entered play today on a three-game win streak and here’s some good news about their rehabbing ace.

  23. BREAKING: Brett Gardner is trying to get Alex Rodriguez to grow a mustache

    Apr 25, 2015, 4:01 PM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez, Caleb Joseph

    It’s of utmost importance that this happens.

  24. Blue Jays release left-hander Ricky Romero

    Apr 25, 2015, 3:48 PM EDT

    ricky romero jays getty

    It looked like the Blue Jays had one of the best young left-handed pitchers in the game after Romero compiled a 3.60 (119 ERA+) across his first three seasons in the majors, but his career veered off track after 2011 due to control problems and knee issues.

  25. Matt Albers headed to DL with finger injury suffered in benches-clearing brawl

    Apr 25, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers

    Albers suffered a compression fracture of a finger on his throwing hand during Thursday’s brawl.

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