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  1. VIDEO: Billy Hamilton goes all Matrix to avoid a tag

    Jul 12, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

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    There’s increasing evidence that Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is not of this world.

  2. David Price scratched from start due to illness

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

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    Jake Odorizzi will move up in the rotation to start this afternoon. The hope is that Price will feel well enough to pitch tomorrow.

  3. Aroldis Chapman sets MLB record with strikeout in 40th straight relief appearance

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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    The previous record was held by Hall of Famer Bruce Sutter, who went 39 consecutive appearances with a strikeout in 1977.

  4. Jordan Zimmermann exits start with right biceps cramp; will go for MRI

    Jul 12, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT

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    At the very least, Jordan Zimmermann will not be able to pitch in the All-Star Game next week. His availability beyond that is up in the air.

  5. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another loss for the Brewers.

  6. Phillies calling up Grady Sizemore

    Jul 10, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Grady Sizemore was released by the Red Sox last month, but he’s getting another chance with the Phillies.

  7. Arismendy Alcantara to remain with Cubs for now

    Jul 10, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    The original plan called for Cubs prospect Arismendy Alcantara to get a cup of coffee in the big leagues for a couple of days while Darwin Barney was away on paternity leave, but his big game against the Reds this afternoon has changed things.

  8. Masahiro Tanaka diagnosed with partially-torn UCL in elbow

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

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    The diagnosis is in on Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka and it’s not particularly promising.

  9. Derek Jeter’s retirement gifts from the Indians: A LEGO mosaic and a pinstriped electric guitar

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued this evening at Progressive Field in Cleveland and the Yankee captain walked away with some pretty cool gifts.

  10. Carl Crawford activated from disabled list; will return as a bench player

    Jul 10, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Carl Crawford was the Dodgers’ primary left fielder prior to landing on the disabled list in late May with a left ankle sprain, but now he’s a really expensive bench player.

  11. Josh Donaldson and Justin Morneau added to Home Run Derby

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    The field for next week’s Home Run Derby is officially in place.

  12. Brewers get swept by Phillies; have lost nine out of 10

    Jul 10, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals and Reds were both dealt some tough blows on the injury front today, but the Brewers are doing their part to let them hang around in the National League Central.

  13. Michael Wacha not ready to resume throwing

    Jul 7, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Michael Wacha was shut down two weeks ago due to a stress reaction to the scapula bone in his throwing shoulder and the timeline for his return remains a question mark.

  14. Jered Weaver leaves start with lower back tightness

    Jul 7, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT

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    Angels right-hander Jered Weaver was forced to leave tonight’s start against the Blue Jays after just two innings due to lower back tightness.

  15. Shane Victorino to resume minor league rehab assignment Wednesday

    Jul 7, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    Shane Victorino has been limited to just 21 games this season due to hamstring and back injuries.

  16. Ricky Nolasco to undergo MRI for sore elbow

    Jul 7, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

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    Ricky Nolasco has been a bust after joining the Twins on a big-money contract over the winter and it turns out that he’s been pitching through an injured elbow.

  17. VIDEO: Nelson Cruz launches MLB-leading 28th home run

    Jul 7, 2014, 8:48 PM EDT

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    Nelson Cruz has already passed his home run total from last season and is just five away from matching his career-high.

  18. Orioles send Kevin Gausman back to Triple-A

    Jul 7, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

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    The Orioles have sent Kevin Gausman back to Triple-A with an eye on his workload.

  19. Carlos Beltran out of Yankees’ lineup with swollen knee

    Jul 7, 2014, 7:42 PM EDT

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    Carlos Beltran is already limited due to the situation with his right elbow, but now he’s dealing with some swelling in his right knee.

  20. Joe Kelly expected to be activated from disabled list Friday

    Jul 7, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Joe Kelly hasn’t pitched in the majors since April 16 due to a severe strain of his left hamstring.

  21. Bronson Arroyo to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Jul 7, 2014, 6:19 PM EDT

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    Long-regarded for his durability, veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo is the latest pitcher headed for Tommy John surgery.

  22. David Wright in Mets’ lineup for first time since June 26

    Jul 5, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    David Wright missed seven straight games due to a bruised left rotator cuff.

  23. Brian McCann scratched from lineup with sore foot, X-rays negative

    Jul 5, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Brian McCann is out of the Yankees’ lineup for the second straight game due to a sore left foot, but X-rays came back negative and he’s considered day-to-day.

  24. Quote of the Day: Darwin Barney on the Cubs’ roster makeover

    Jul 5, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Darwin Barney is feeling a little lonely in the Cubs’ clubhouse these days.

  25. Report: A’s talked to Rays about David Price before finding match with Cubs

    Jul 5, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

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    The A’s have strongly positioned themselves for another run in October after their trade with the Cubs, but they also considered a deal for the Rays’ David Price.

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