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  1. Padres place Andrew Cashner on the disabled list

    Jun 23, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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    The Padres aren’t taking any chances with someone who could be a valuable trade chip.

  2. The Cardinals pull off one of the weirdest plays you’ll see this year

    Jun 21, 2014, 11:08 AM EDT

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    Trevor Rosenthal attempted to make a bare-handed play to throw Ryan Howard out at first base last night. It worked. Sort of.

  3. Orioles send Kevin Gausman to Triple-A; will call him back up next week

    Jun 21, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

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    The Orioles sent Kevin Gausman to Triple-A after Friday’s game, but he won’t be gone for long.

  4. Diamondbacks sign first-round pick Touki Toussaint

    Jun 21, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

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    Touki Toussaint, a prep right-hander, was selected No. 16 overall in this month’s First-Year Player Draft.

  5. Report: Padres general manager Josh Byrnes is on the hot seat

    Jun 21, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Padres general manager Josh Byrnes could pay the price for the team’s disappointing start to the season.

  6. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 21, 2014, 8:58 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including some heroics from Carlos Beltran.

  7. Jedd Gyorko’s recovery from plantar fasciitis has hit a snag

    Jun 19, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

    Jedd Gyorko AP

    Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko was able to shed the cast and walking boot from his right foot on Wednesday, but his rehab from plantar fasciitis took another frustrating turn today.

  8. UPDATE: Gavin Floyd diagnosed with fractured elbow

    Jun 19, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

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    Awful news for the Braves this evening, as right-hander Gavin Floyd fractured his elbow during a start against the Nationals.

  9. Angels manager Mike Scioscia says he doesn’t have a set closer

    Jun 19, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

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    Angels manager Mike Scioscia gave Ernesto Frieri a vote of confidence over the weekend, but he made it clear today that he’s looking at other options to close games.

  10. VIDEO: Billy Hamilton makes a leaping catch against the Pirates

    Jun 19, 2014, 8:11 PM EDT

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    Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton has bounced back nicely with the bat after a slow start to the season, but he’s also getting it done defensively.

  11. Jason Grilli might not be long for the closer role with the Pirates

    Jun 19, 2014, 7:19 PM EDT

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    Jason Grilli blew a save this afternoon against the Reds and Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated after the game that he could make a change in the closer role.

  12. Wilson Ramos could begin a rehab assignment this weekend

    Jun 19, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT

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    The injury bug bit Wilson Ramos yet again earlier this month when he landed on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring, but he’s moving closer to rejoining the Nationals.

  13. Padres and Mariners pay tribute to Tony Gwynn

    Jun 16, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

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    The Padres and Mariners paid tribute to Tony Gwynn in Seattle this evening.

  14. VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton hits a laser for an opposite-field home run

    Jun 16, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Analysis: Giancarlo Stanton hits baseballs really hard.

  15. Joe Posnanski on Tony Gwynn, the artist

    Jun 16, 2014, 10:08 PM EDT

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    As Joe Posnanski writes, Tony Gwynn wasn’t just a Hall of Fame player, he was an artist who perfected his craft.

  16. AL All-Star voting update: Derek Jeter still has a battle on his hands at shortstop

    Jun 16, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

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    There aren’t any significant changes in the American League All-Star balloting from last week, but tonight’s update shows that there are still quite a few positions up for grabs. Shortstop is one of them.

  17. Chad Billingsley to undergo season-ending surgery on flexor tendon

    Jun 16, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

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    Chad Billingsley was hoping to make it back from Tommy John surgery this season, but now he’ll have to wait until 2015 for the opportunity to throw another pitch in the major leagues.

  18. Cardinals agree to terms with first-round pick Luke Weaver

    Jun 16, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

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    Luke Weaver will receive a $1.843 million bonus from the Cardinals.

  19. Bronson Arroyo lands on the disabled list for the first time in his career

    Jun 16, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Bronson Arroyo has thrown 2,344 2/3 innings over 369 starts and 36 relief appearances in the majors dating back to 2000, but he has managed to avoid the disabled list until now.

  20. Logan Morrison in Mariners’ lineup tonight after bat mishap

    Jun 16, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

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    Logan Morrison required five stitches in his forehead after he broke his bat in frustration yesterday, but the good news is that he won’t have to miss any time.

  21. Mets hitting pitcher eighth for first time in team history

    Jun 16, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT

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    The Mets will hit pitcher Jacob deGrom eighth and Eric Young, Jr. ninth this evening against the Cardinals. This will be the first time in team history that they have hit the pitcher eighth.

  22. White Sox acquire former top prospect Michael Taylor

    Jun 14, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Michael Taylor has gone from top-30 prospect to footnote.

  23. VIDEO: Jimmy Rollins passes Mike Schmidt for the Phillies’ all-time hit record

    Jun 14, 2014, 5:12 PM EDT

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    Jimmy Rollins singled off Edwin Jackson in the fifth inning this afternoon to take his place as the Phillies’ all-time hit leader.

  24. Quote of the Day: Sandy Alderson encourages you to ignore the Internet and drink a beer

    Jun 14, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT

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    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson offers some advice regarding Internet trade speculation.

  25. Brewers agree to terms with first-rounder Kodi Medeiros

    Jun 14, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

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    The Brewers have agreed to terms with high school left-hander Kodi Medeiros after selecting him No. 13 overall in last week’s draft.

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