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  1. Padres option Jesse Hahn to Double-A as part of designed plan to limit his innings total

    Aug 19, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Jesse Hahn has been optioned to the minor leagues as part of a planned-out strategy to limit the rookie’s innings total in 2014.

  2. Yadier Molina hopes to resume swinging this week

    Aug 19, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Great news here for the second-place Cardinals. Injured catcher Yadier Molina told Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest on Tuesday afternoon that he is hoping to be cleared to begin swinging a bat on Wednesday or Thursday.

  3. Kris Bryant doubles in return to lineup for AAA Iowa

    Aug 19, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

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    Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant sent a scare through the organization on Saturday when he had to leave a game at Triple-A Iowa with pain in his left big toe. But all is well with the budding superstar.

  4. Video: Rockies’ number retirement tribute for Todd Helton

    Aug 17, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT

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    Here’s the video that played Sunday at Coors Field during Todd Helton’s jersey retirement ceremony …

  5. Mike Matheny addresses turmoil in Ferguson: “It’s a sad situation. It’s a tough situation for our city”

    Aug 17, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

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    The St. Louis Cardinals play about 10 miles down Interstate 70 from where an unarmed black teenager named Mike Brown was shot and killed in broad daylight last Saturday by a white member of the Ferguson Police Department. Mike Matheny addressed the story Sunday morning.

  6. Dodgers table contract talks with Hanley Ramirez

    Aug 17, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT

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    It appears Hanley Ramirez will reach free agency. Dodgers president Stan Kasten told Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times that contract talks with the injury-prone 30-year-old shortstop have been tabled until after the 2014 season.

  7. Gerrit Cole to return to Pirates’ rotation Wednesday

    Aug 17, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT

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    The Pirates have lost four straight games and would not have a spot in the playoffs if the regular season ended today, but a big boost is coming this week. Tom Singer of MLB.com reports that right-hander Gerrit Cole is due back from the disabled list on Wednesday.

  8. Yonder Alonso done for the season with forearm strain

    Aug 17, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

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    Yonder Alonso was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right forearm strain and now Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the first baseman has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season. Surgery might be coming.

  9. Cardinals recall Carlos Martinez from AAA Memphis

    Aug 17, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    As first relayed by MLB.com’s Jenifer Langosch, the Cardinals have recalled right-hander Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis, optioning lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist in a corresponding 25-man roster move.

  10. Yankees activate Brian McCann from concussion disabled list

    Aug 17, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT

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    Yankees catcher Brian McCann is back in action Sunday after missing eight days with a concussion.

  11. Michael Wacha throws off mound for first time since June

    Aug 17, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    There are still quite a few hurdles to leap over, but Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha looks to be progressing toward a mid-to-late September return.

  12. Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos to be retained for 2015

    Aug 17, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is expected to be back for the 2015 season despite a disappointing second half (so far) in 2014 …

  13. Cubs prospect Kris Bryant getting MRI on left big toe

    Aug 17, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT

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    Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant made an early exit from a game Saturday at Triple-A Iowa, leading to speculation on blogs and Twitter that he might be on the way to the majors. But that’s not happening.

  14. Video: Wilson Ramos smacks walkoff ground-rule double

    Aug 17, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Watch as Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos beats the Pirates on Saturday with this walkoff ground-rule double …

  15. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 17, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Suddenly the American League West is all tied up. Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick both went yard and Matt Shoemaker pitched well over 5 2/3 innings as the Angels topped the Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. The A’s, meanwhile, got a third straight poor start from Sonny Gray and lost 4-3 to the Braves at Atlanta’s Turner Field.

  16. Hyun-Jin Ryu diagnosed with strained right glute

    Aug 14, 2014, 10:37 AM EDT

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    Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu made an early exit from his start Wednesday night against the Braves after suffering a strained right glute.

  17. Video: Rymer Liriano slugs his first major league homer

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

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    Watch as Padres outfield prospect Rymer Liriano slugs this 0-1 fastball to the third deck of the Western Metal Supply Co. building Wednesday evening in San Diego for his first major league home run …

  18. Brian McCann due back from concussion on Saturday

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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    Yankees manager Joe Girardi told MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch that he expects catcher Brian McCann to be activated off the 7-day concussion disabled list this Saturday.

  19. Troy Tulowitzki to undergo season-ending hip surgery

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

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    Troy Tulowitzki’s season has come to a close. MLB.com’s Thomas Harding reports that the shortstop is scheduled to undergo “labral repair surgery on his left hip” this Friday in Vail, Colorado.

  20. Byron Buxton, the top prospect in baseball, taken off on a stretcher in first Double-A game

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

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    Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton, rated by most outlets as the most promising young talent in baseball, was promoted this week from High-A Fort Myers to Double-A New Britain. But he apparently suffered a major injury in his first game Wednesday evening with the New Britain Rock Cats …

  21. Video: Javier Baez slugs his first Wrigley Field home run

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    And the ball actually traveled out of Wrigley Field, onto Waveland Avenue. Watch it fly …

  22. Masahiro Tanaka throws 10 fastballs on flat ground, hopes to return to Yankees this season

    Aug 13, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

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    Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed last month with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and that injury pretty much always leads to Tommy John reconstructive surgery, but the right-hander is still holding out hope that rest and rehab will do the trick.

  23. Rangers place Yu Darvish on disabled list with elbow injury

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    The long list of injured Rangers now grows. As first relayed by Jeff Wilson at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, ace Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.

  24. Rule 7.13 strikes again as White Sox fall to Giants

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

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    The mess that is Rule 7.13 struck again in Wednesday’s game between the White Sox and Giants …

  25. Alex Rios back in Rangers’ lineup on Wednesday

    Aug 13, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Alex Rios is back in the Rangers’ starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Rays for the first time since aggravating a right ankle injury on a slide into home plate Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

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