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  1. Wade Davis gives up his first home run in nearly two years

    Aug 1, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN- JUNE 09: Wade Davis #17 of the Kansas City Royals pitches against the Minnesota Twins on June 9, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Royals defeated the Twins 2-0. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images)

    Davis hadn’t allowed a home run since August 24, 2013.

  2. Esmil Rogers signs with the Hanwha Eagles in Korea

    Aug 1, 2015, 3:26 PM EDT

    KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 17:  Esmil Rogers #53 of the New York Yankees throws in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 17, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

    Rogers made 18 appearances with the Yankees earlier this season, but now he’s headed to the Korea Baseball Organization.

  3. Video: Ben Revere makes leaping catch in debut with Blue Jays

    Aug 1, 2015, 2:41 PM EDT

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    The speedy outfielder has made a good first impression in his Blue Jays debut.

  4. Matt Williams on Bryce Harper’s ejection: “He needs to stay in the baseball game”

    Aug 1, 2015, 2:25 PM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 28:  Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on July 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was ejected from Friday’s game against the Mets in the top of the 11th inning after arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Jerry Meals.

  5. UPDATE: C.J. Wilson needs elbow surgery and will likely miss the rest of the season

    Aug 1, 2015, 1:42 PM EDT

    HOUSTON, TX - JULY 28:  C.J. Wilson #33 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim throws a pitch in the third inning during their game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

    Wilson has a 3.89 ERA and 110/46 K/BB ratio in 132 innings over 21 starts this season, but the Angels will likely have to make due without him the rest of the way.

  6. Zack Wheeler called Mets GM Sandy Alderson to express his desire to stay with the team

    Aug 1, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT

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    Wheeler, who was part of Wednesday’s failed Carlos Gomez deal, reached out to Mets GM Sandy Alderson to express his desire to stay with the team.

  7. Ian Kennedy watches birth of daughter on FaceTime before making start

    Aug 1, 2015, 12:35 PM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 31:  Ian Kennedy #22 of the San Diego Padres pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on July 31, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

    Kennedy pitched seven innings against the Marlins after watching the birth of his daughter.

  8. Blue Jays designate Danny Valencia for assignment

    Aug 1, 2015, 10:41 AM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 2: Danny Valencia #23 of the Toronto Blue Jays circles the bases after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning during MLB game action against the Boston Red Sox on July 2, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    Danny Valencia is batting .296/.331/.506 with seven home runs and 29 RBI over 58 games this season, but the Blue Jays cut him loose Saturday.

  9. Corey Dickerson lands on disabled list with fractured ribs

    Aug 1, 2015, 10:05 AM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JUNE 11: Corey Dickerson #6 of the Colorado Rockies runs to first base during the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 11, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

    Dickerson has already been on the disabled list twice this season due to nagging plantar fasciitis in his left foot.

  10. Adam LaRoche pitched a scoreless inning of relief last night

    Aug 1, 2015, 9:33 AM EDT

    CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 10: Adam LaRoche #25 of the Chicago White Sox during batting practice before the game against the Houston Astros at U.S. Cellular Field on June 10, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago White Sox won 4-1.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

    With the White Sox losing in a rout to the Yankees last night, Adam LaRoche got a chance to pitch for the first time in his major league career. And he was pretty good too, retiring the side in order.

  11. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 1, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT

    BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 31:  Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates a three run home run in the fifth inning with Manny Machado #13 during a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 31, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a comeback win for the Orioles.

  12. Giants to acquire Mike Leake from Reds

    Jul 31, 2015, 12:24 AM EDT

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    Leake has a 3.56 ERA and 90/34 K/BB ratio in 136 2/3 innings over 21 starts this season.

  13. Video: Jason Castro powers Astros past Angels with walk-off three-run homer

    Jul 31, 2015, 12:00 AM EDT

    HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 03:  Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros swings at a pitch in the second inning during their game against the Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park on June 3, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

    The Astros completed a three-game sweep of the Angels and now hold a two-game lead in the American League West.

  14. Cubs, Blue Jays, and Dodgers among teams interested in Yovani Gallardo

    Jul 30, 2015, 11:29 PM EDT

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    Gallardo isn’t going into the trade deadline on a high note, as he has allowed five runs in three straight starts.

  15. Report: The Diamondbacks have made an offer for Aroldis Chapman

    Jul 30, 2015, 10:55 PM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman

    The Diamondbacks are trying to make a play for All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman.

  16. Video: Ryan Rua hits inside-the-park home run against Yankees

    Jul 30, 2015, 10:20 PM EDT

    ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 30:  Ryan Rua #16 of the Texas Rangers celebrates his in the park homerun against the New York Yankees in the fourth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 30, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    It was made possible due to a misplay by Jacoby Ellsbury in center field.

  17. Orioles talking to Brewers about Gerardo Parra

    Jul 30, 2015, 9:33 PM EDT

    against the Milwaukee Brewers at Chase Field on July 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    The Brewers traded center fielder Carlos Gomez to the Astros earlier tonight along with right-hander Mike Fiers and they could be close to another deal.

  18. Report: Reds willing to trade Jay Bruce to Mets for Zack Wheeler

    Jul 30, 2015, 9:08 PM EDT

    CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 18:  Jay Bruce #32 of the Cincinnati Reds takes an at bat during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Great American Ball Park on July 18, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

    As the Mets try to pick up the pieces after their deal for Carlos Gomez fell apart, they reportedly have an interesting proposal to consider from the Reds.

  19. The Dodgers have already designated Michael Morse for assignment

    Jul 30, 2015, 8:40 PM EDT

    Michael Morse Marlins

    Morse is owed $8 million next season, but the Dodgers covered it in order to complete Thursday’s 13-player trade with the Marlins and Braves.

  20. Astros acquire Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers from Brewers

    Jul 30, 2015, 7:33 PM EDT

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    Carlos Gomez was nearly dealt to the Mets last night before the deal fell apart, but it didn’t take long for the Brewers to find a new suitor.

  21. Report: White Sox interested in Yoenis Cespedes and Justin Upton

    Jul 30, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 21: Chicago White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn (front) and Robin Ventura #23 of the Chicago White Sox watch batting practice before the game between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on April 21, 2015 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

    It wasn’t too long ago that we were talking about the White Sox as sellers, but now they are trying to buy a big bat.

  22. Mike Trout back in Angels’ lineup Thursday

    Jul 30, 2015, 6:32 PM EDT

    ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 26:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim rounds third base after hitting a home run in the first inning during a game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 26, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

    Angels slugger Mike Trout is back in tonight’s lineup against the Astros after missing two games with left wrist inflammation.

  23. Pirates bolster bullpen, pick up Joakim Soria from Tigers

    Jul 30, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

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    After dealing ace David Price to the Blue Jays earlier today, the Tigers have traded closer Joakim Soria to the Pirates.

  24. Report: Rockies trade Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and prospects

    Jul 28, 2015, 12:34 AM EDT

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    The Blue Jays have reportedly pulled off a stunner, acquiring Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies.

  25. Report: The Dodgers would move Yasiel Puig “in the right deal”

    Jul 27, 2015, 11:27 PM EDT

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    We know that the Dodgers are likely to add a pitcher or two before Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline, but could they also deal Yasiel Puig in the process?

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