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  1. Torii Hunter drops appeal of two-game suspension

    Jun 13, 2015, 3:36 PM EDT

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 10: Manager Paul Molitor #4 of the Minnesota Twins with the help of first base umpire Jeff Kellogg #8 hold back Torii Hunter #48 from home plate umpire Mark Ripperger #90 (not pictured) after Hunter and Molitor were ejected during the eighth inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals on June 10, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Royals defeated the Twins 7-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

    Hunter has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension from Wednesday’s on-field tirade.

  2. Victor Martinez expected to begin minor league rehab assignment Sunday

    Jun 13, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

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    The 36-year-old Martinez has been sidelined for about a month due to inflammation in his surgically-repaired left knee.

  3. Kirk Nieuwenhuis returns to Mets on waiver claim

    Jun 13, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT

    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 28:  Kirk Nieuwenhuis #22 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bats in the seventh inning during the MLB game against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 28, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The Angels defeated the Tigers 12-2.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

    Nieuwenhuis was designated for assignment by the Angels this week after batting just .136 (3-for-22) over 10 games during his brief stint with the team.

  4. Mariners designate Rickie Weeks for assignment

    Jun 13, 2015, 1:43 PM EDT

    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 28:  Rickie Weeks #25 of the Seattle Mariners runs the bases after hitting a homerun against the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 28, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Rickie Weeks signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the Mariners over the winter, but he was designated for assignment this afternoon after struggling in part-time duty.

  5. Jason Vargas returns to disabled list with left flexor strain

    Jun 13, 2015, 1:11 PM EDT

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    Vargas already had one stint on the disabled list this season due to the injury.

  6. Fan hit by broken bat at Fenway Park leaves hospital, transferred to rehab facility

    Jun 13, 2015, 12:37 PM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: People gather where a woman was seriously injured by a broken base bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    Carpenter’s recovery so far “has been excellent,” according to Beth Israel neurosurgeon Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou.

  7. Video: Ken Giles has heated exchange with Ryne Sandberg and Bob McClure in Phillies dugout

    Jun 13, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT

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    One day after Red Sox manager John Farrell and left-hander Wade Miley had an argument in the dugout, we saw something similar with the Phillies last night.

  8. Rangers agree to deal with No. 4 overall pick Dillon Tate

    Jun 13, 2015, 10:54 AM EDT

    Texas Rangers draft pick UC Santa Barbara pitcher Dillon Tate with his mother Lenora and father Anthony during a news conference at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, on Friday, June 12, 2015. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images)

    Tate was the first pitcher off the board in this week’s draft.

  9. Position player pitching alert: Jesus Sucre throws a scoreless inning

    Jun 13, 2015, 10:06 AM EDT

    HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 12:  Jesus Sucre #2 of the Seattle Mariners pitches in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on June 12, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

    Felix Hernandez had the worst start of his career last night and the Mariners couldn’t get anything going against Brett Oberholtzer, so manager Lloyd McClendon decided to let catcher Jesus Sucre pitch the eighth inning of a lopsided game….

  10. Diamondbacks move Opening Day starter Josh Collmenter to bullpen

    Jun 13, 2015, 9:38 AM EDT

    PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 06:  Starting pitcher Josh Collmenter #55 of the Arizona Diamondbacks catches the ball as he pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the Opening Day MLB game at Chase Field on April 6, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Josh Collmenter started on Opening Day this season, but the Diamondbacks announced after Friday’s game that he’s headed to the bullpen.

  11. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 13, 2015, 8:56 AM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - JUNE 12: Chris Colabello #15, Jose Bautista #19 and Edwin Encarnacion #10 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrate after they scored on a triple by Russell Martin in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 12, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a huge comeback by the Blue Jays.

  12. Settling the Score: Thursday’s results

    Jun 12, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

    MILWAUKEE, WI - JUNE 11: Scooter Gennett #2 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a RBI single in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Miller Park on June 11, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Scooter Gennett

    A quick recap of a busy Thursday around MLB, including a comeback win for the Brewers over the scuffling Nationals.

  13. Video: Albert Pujols hits career HR No. 537, passes Mickey Mantle for 16th all-time

    Jun 11, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

    the Tampa Bay Rays the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 1, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

    After passing Jimmie Foxx on MLB’s all-time home run list on Sunday, Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit No. 537 tonight against the Rays to pass Mickey Mantle for sole possession of 16th place…

  14. John Farrell and Wade Miley had an argument in the dugout this evening

    Jun 11, 2015, 9:57 PM EDT

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    There was some drama in the Red Sox dugout earlier this evening, as left-hander Wade Miley had an argument with manager John Farrell after being informed that he was being taken out of the game.

  15. Giancarlo Stanton slugs his MLB-leading 22nd home run

    Jun 11, 2015, 9:31 PM EDT

    The Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton at bat in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Marlins Park in Miami on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The Marlins won, 5-2. (Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald/TNS via Getty Images)

    Giancarlo Stanton struck out in all four of his at-bats against Rockies left-hander Chris Rusin last Saturday, but he got the best of him with this absolute laser beam in the bottom of the first inning tonight…

  16. Rafael Soriano not expected to join the Cubs until after the All-Star break

    Jun 11, 2015, 8:41 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26:  Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals pitches during game two of a doubleheader baseball game against the Miami Marlins on September 26, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  The Marlins won 15-7.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

    After going unsigned two months into the season, veteran reliever Rafael Soriano signed a minor league contract with the Cubs earlier this week. However, it’s going to be a while before he joins the major league bullpen.

  17. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. vehemently denies trade rumor involving Ben Revere

    Jun 11, 2015, 7:58 PM EDT

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    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. shot down a report today that he was asking for James Paxton or Taijuan Walker from the Mariners in return for Ben Revere.

  18. Video: Billy Burns robs the Rangers not once, but twice

    Jun 11, 2015, 7:13 PM EDT

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    Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir held the Rangers to just one hit — a single from Elvis Andrus in the third inning — over eight scoreless innings in a 7-0 victory this afternoon. However, he got some help from center fielder Billy Burns, who made a pair of amazing catches…

  19. Fan hit by piece of broken bat upgraded to good condition

    Jun 11, 2015, 6:27 PM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: People gather where a woman was seriously injured by a broken base bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    We have been keeping you updated on the condition of Tonya Carpenter, a fan who was hit in the head by a shard of a broken bat at Fenway Park last Friday. After being upgraded from serious to fair condition on Monday, she continues to make strides in her recovery.

  20. Settling the Score: Monday’s results

    Jun 9, 2015, 7:01 AM EDT

    CHICAGO, IL - MAY 8: Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning on June 8, 2015 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Monday around MLB, including another dominating outing from White Sox ace Chris Sale.

  21. Brandon Morrow sent for MRI after suffering setback with shoulder

    Jun 8, 2015, 11:10 PM EDT

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    The Padres were hoping to bring right-hander Brandon Morrow back from the disabled list this Friday, but there has been a hiccup in those plans.

  22. Video: Carlos Correa beats out infield single for first major league hit and RBI

    Jun 8, 2015, 10:31 PM EDT

    CHICAGO, IL - MAY 8: Carlos Correa #1 of the Houston Astros talks with Jose Altuve #27 in the dugout before the game against the Chicago White Sox on June 8, 2015 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

    Correa was originally ruled out, but the call was overturned after a replay challenge.

  23. Matt Holliday exits game with right quad strain

    Jun 8, 2015, 9:37 PM EDT

    DENVER, CO - JUNE 08:  Leftfielder Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals is escorted off the field by manager Mike Matheny #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals and the trainers after suffering an injury in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 8, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Troubling development here for the first-place Cardinals…

  24. Vandy shortstop Dansby Swanson celebrates after being drafted No. 1 overall

    Jun 8, 2015, 9:06 PM EDT

    during the Dodger Stadium College Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

    Vandy was in action today, beating Illinois to earn a return trip to the College World Series, so Swanson was surrounded by his teammates and family at the time.

  25. Rob Manfred says MLB will re-evaluate fan safety

    Jun 8, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

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    Rob Manfred said Monday that MLB will “re-evaluate” where they stand on fan safety in the wake of last Friday’s incident at Fenway Park.

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