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  1. Report: Tigers prepared to be sellers, make David Price and Yoenis Cespedes available

    Jul 21, 2015, 12:18 AM EDT

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    Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski is prepared to face the upcoming July 31 non-waiver trade deadline from the unfamiliar position of a seller.

  2. Video: Brandon Phillips and Eugenio Suarez team up for a ridiculous play

    Jul 20, 2015, 11:04 PM EDT

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    We have seen plenty of flashy plays from four-time Gold Glove Award winner Brandon Phillips over the years, but this one might take the cake.

  3. Tim Lincecum is dealing with a “degenerative” hip issue

    Jul 20, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 16:  Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Seattle Mariners during the game at AT&T Park on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

    Tim Lincecum hasn’t pitched since he suffered a right forearm contusion when he was hit by a comebacker on June 26, but a different issue is delaying his return to the Giants.

  4. Giants designate Jean Machi for assignment

    Jul 20, 2015, 9:47 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 19: Jean Machi #63 of the San Francisco Giants throws his only pitch for an out in the top of the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on May 19, 2015 in San Francisco, California.   (Photo by Don Feria/Getty Images)

    Machi was designated for assignment to make room for Tim Hudson’s return from the disabled list.

  5. Report: Blue Jays have “strong interest” in Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers

    Jul 20, 2015, 9:01 PM EDT

    MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 17: Mike Fiers #50 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park on July 17, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

    Fiers, 30, has a 3.79 ERA and 106/40 K/BB ratio over 107 innings this season.

  6. Chad Billingsley could miss the rest of the season with flexor tendon injury

    Jul 20, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

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    The Phillies signed Billingsley to an incentive-laden deal in in hopes that he would flash some of his old form and potentially turn into a decent trade chip, but that’s obviously not going to happen now.

  7. Adrian Beltre admits his thumb isn’t getting better

    Jul 20, 2015, 7:08 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)    Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers in action against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on May 22, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Rangers defeated the Yankees 10-9.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    Beltre is batting .250 with one home run and a .618 OPS over 21 games since returning from the disabled list.

  8. Freddie Freeman takes swings, nears rehab assignment

    Jul 20, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT

    Freddie Freeman

    Freddie Freeman’s absence with a right wrist injury has dragged on longer than the Braves originally expected, but he’s finally making some progress.

  9. Video: J.D. Martinez robs Chris Davis of a home run before hitting one of his own

    Jul 18, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    DETROIT, MI - JULY 17:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a 7-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on July 17, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

    Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez got it done in the field and at the plate in last night’s win over the Orioles.

  10. Clay Buchholz to see Dr. James Andrews for second opinion on elbow

    Jul 18, 2015, 11:10 AM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - JULY 10: Clay Buchholz #11 of the Boston Red Sox leaves the game in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on July 10, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    Buchholz is currently sidelined with a strained flexor muscle in his right elbow.

  11. Chris Carter could land on disabled list due to ankle injury

    Jul 18, 2015, 10:36 AM EDT

    <> at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California.

    Astros first baseman Chris Carter could be looking at an extended absence after he was forced to exit last night’s game against the Rangers due to a sprained right ankle.

  12. Max Scherzer blames Taylor Swift for lighting problems at Nationals Park

    Jul 18, 2015, 9:58 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14:  Taylor Swift performs onstage during The 1989 World Tour Live at Nationals Park on July 14, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for TAS)

    Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer took to Twitter to jokingly share his hunch about the cause of Friday’s lighting malfunction at Nationals Park.

  13. Video: Troy Tulowitzki makes nifty reverse jump-throw to start double play

    Jul 18, 2015, 9:27 AM EDT

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    I’m not sure humans are supposed to do stuff like this.

  14. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 18, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - JULY 17: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a home run in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on July 17, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including some late heroics from Alex Rodriguez.

  15. Erik Kratz returns to the Phillies on a minor league deal

    Jul 17, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

    KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 3:  Erik Kratz #19 of the Kansas City Royals bats against the Detroit Tigers on May 3, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  The Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-4.  (Photo by John Williamson/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

    Kratz amassed 18 home runs and a .727 OPS over 120 games with the Phillies from 2011-2013, but he has only received sporadic playing time in the majors since.

  16. Red Sox activate Dustin Pedroia from the disabled list

    Jul 17, 2015, 7:35 PM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 1: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox warms up while rehabilitating from an injury before the start of MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 1, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    Pedroia has been sidelined since June 24 with a left hamstring strain.

  17. Report: Dodgers first-round pick Walker Buehler needs Tommy John surgery

    Jul 17, 2015, 6:46 PM EDT

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    Tommy John surgery could keep Buehler from making his pro debut until 2017.

  18. Struggling Michael Cuddyer expects to deal with knee injury for the rest of the season

    Jul 17, 2015, 6:02 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28:  Michael Cuddyer #23 of the New York Mets in action against the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field on June 28, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Red 2-1 in 13 innings.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    Michael Cuddyer struggled to the tune of a .244/.294/.367 batting line during the first half while dealing with a nagging injury to his left knee.

  19. A’s GM Billy Beane says Jesse Hahn looking at “somewhat extended stay” on DL

    Jul 16, 2015, 10:33 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JULY 1: Jesse Hahn #32 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the game against the Colorado Rockies at O.co Coliseum on July 1, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Rockies 4-1. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images)

    Athletics right-hander Jesse Hahn is looking at a “somewhat extended stay” on the disabled list due to a flexor tendon injury.

  20. Jered Weaver is at least a week away from rejoining the Angels’ rotation

    Jul 16, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT

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    Matt Shoemaker will likely be the odd man out when Weaver returns.

  21. Jayson Werth cleared for minor league rehab assignment

    Jul 16, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT

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    Werth has been sidelined for two months with a fractured left wrist.

  22. Rob Refsnyder expected to remain with Yankees after All-Star break

    Jul 13, 2015, 11:55 PM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - JULY 12:  Rob Refsnyder #64 of the New York Yankees hits a single during the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts on July 12, 2015. It was the first career hit for Refsnyder. (Photo by Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)

    Rob Refsnyder made his major league debut over the weekend against the Red Sox, but the Yankees made no promises that he’d be with the team beyond the All-Star break. Apparently they saw enough to keep him around.

  23. Video: Todd Frazier’s winning blast in the 2015 Home Run Derby

    Jul 13, 2015, 11:26 PM EDT

    during the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders at the Great American Ball Park on July 13, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Frazier became the second player to win the Home Run Derby at his home stadium.

  24. Report: Johnny Cueto could be the Astros’ top trade target

    Jul 13, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 12: Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during the first inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on July 12, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

    The Astros are reportedly aiming high in their efforts for a rotation upgrade.

  25. Martin Perez to make return from Tommy John surgery Friday

    Jul 13, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers starting pitcher Martin Perez (33) works against the Boston Red Sox at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, Saturday May 10, 2014. (Richard W Rodriguez/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)

    Rangers left-hander Martin Perez has completed his rehab from Tommy John surgery and is set to make his first major league start in 14 months.

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