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  1. Victor Martinez out again Tuesday with side discomfort

    Jul 1, 2014, 7:43 PM EDT

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    Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez had to be scratched from Monday’s series opener against the Athletics due to soreness in his back and side and he is also sitting out on Tuesday night in Detroit.

  2. VIDEO: Jose Abreu takes the major league lead in home runs and RBI with three-run blast

    Jul 1, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT

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    Watch as White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu takes the major league lead in both home runs and RBI with this three-run homer Tuesday afternoon against the Angels …

  3. Cliff Lee throws three-inning simulated game, could be ready for a minor league rehab start

    Jul 1, 2014, 6:22 PM EDT

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    Cliff Lee threw a successful three-inning simulated game on Tuesday and could be ready for a minor league rehab assignment.

  4. VIDEO: Wilin Rosario hits a “little league home run”

    Jun 29, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT

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    Watch as the Brewers’ sluggish infielders turn a routine grounder from Wilin Rosario into a three-run swing in Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Milwaukee’s Miller Park …

  5. Sergio Romo removed from Giants’ closer role

    Jun 29, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Sunday afternoon — as relayed by Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle — that right-hander Sergio Romo has been stripped of the club’s closer gig. The Giants plan to use a committee for a while.

  6. Hanley Ramirez out Sunday due to calf issue

    Jun 29, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT

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    Hanley Ramirez returned to the Dodgers’ starting lineup on Saturday night after missing four straight games due to irritation around the A/C joint in his right shoulder, but he tweaked his left calf in the second inning and is on the bench for Sunday’s series finale against the visiting Cardinals.

  7. Kenley Jansen celebrates the Netherlands’ late Round of 16 World Cup victory over Mexico

    Jun 29, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

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    Holland beat Mexico in the 94th minute Sunday in the Round of 16 and Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, a native of Curacao in the Dutch Caribbean, added a little flair to the Los Angeles dugout afterward …

  8. Chris Owings lands on disabled list with shoulder injury

    Jun 29, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

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    From MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert comes word that the Diamondbacks have placed shortstop Chris Owings on the 15-day disabled list because of a left shoulder injury. Nick Ahmed had his contract purchased from Triple-A Reno in a corresponding 25-man roster move.

  9. Justin Masterson (knee) cleared to return to Indians’ rotation Tuesday versus the Dodgers

    Jun 29, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Justin Masterson had to be scratched from his last turn in the Indians’ starting rotation because of soreness in his right knee — something that has bothered him off and on throughout this season. But he threw a successful bullpen session Saturday and has been cleared to start Tuesday at home against the Dodgers.

  10. A’s lose Josh Reddick to another knee injury

    Jun 29, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT

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    Josh Reddick was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning after straining his right knee in the A’s defeat of the Marlins on Saturday.

  11. Marlins activate Christian Yelich from the disabled list

    Jun 29, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich has been activated from the disabled list after missing exactly 15 days because of a back strain.

  12. Mike Napoli calls Masahiro Tanaka an “idiot” after hitting go-ahead ninth-inning home run

    Jun 29, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Mike Napoli took a verbal jab at Yankees rookie ace Masahiro Tanaka when he reached the Red Sox dugout after his go-ahead ninth-inning home run on Saturday night in New York.

  13. Bryce Harper slugs three home runs at Double-A, expected to return to Nationals on Monday

    Jun 29, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

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    Bryce Harper sure seems excited to return to the Nationals’ active roster after missing the past two months following April 29 surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. The 21-year-old outfielder went 4-for-5 with three home runs and five RBI on Saturday night at Double-A Harrisburg.

  14. Taijuan Walker to make 2014 season debut on Monday

    Jun 29, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Taijuan Walker was expected to open 2014 as a member of the Mariners’ starting rotation, but shoulder problems threw him off in spring training and he was placed on the disabled list when Opening Day rolled around. The kid is now finally ready.

  15. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jun 29, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT

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    The 51-32 Brewers have the best record in the National League and the largest division lead in MLB, boasting a 6 1/2 game cushion over the second-place Cardinals.

  16. Vanderbilt tops Virginia in College World Series final

    Jun 26, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT

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    Vanderbilt University has claimed its first College World Series. And the school’s first-ever NCAA national championship in a men’s sport.

  17. VIDEO: Nelson Cruz hits a game-tying grand slam

    Jun 25, 2014, 11:14 PM EDT

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    Watch as Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz ties Wednesday night’s game against the White Sox with one swing of the bat on a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning …

  18. Shane Victorino’s rehab has hit another snag

    Jun 25, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    According to beat writer Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald, outfielder Shane Victorino — who had been aiming to return from the disabled list this Friday night — has hit a setback in his rehabilitation from hamstring and back ailments and there is no longer a timetable for his activation.

  19. Dodgers outfield prospect Joc Pederson out at least 10 days with separated right shoulder

    Jun 25, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Dodgers top outfield prospect Joc Pederson suffered a Grade 1 separation of the A/C joint in his right shoulder this week at Triple-A Albuquerque and will be sidelined for at least the next 10 days.

  20. Justin Masterson scratched from Sunday start versus the Mariners due to sore right knee

    Jun 25, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT

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    From Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer comes word that Indians right-hander Justin Masterson has been scratched from his next scheduled start Sunday against the Mariners because of lingering soreness in his right knee.

  21. Astros top shortstop prospect Carlos Correa undergoes surgery for fractured right fibula

    Jun 25, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

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    Astros general manager Jeff Lunow announced Wednesday — via Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle — that shortstop prospect Carlos Correa has undergone surgery for a fractured right fibula. Correa is done for the remainder of the 2014 season.

  22. VIDEO: The final out of Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter

    Jun 25, 2014, 6:49 PM EDT

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    Watch as Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum completes the second no-hitter of his career Wednesday afternoon against the Padres on a soft groundout to second base …

  23. Virginia beats Vanderbilt 7-2 to even College World Series

    Jun 25, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT

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    The three-game College World Series final is tied up. University of Virginia sophomore Brandon Waddell allowed just two runs — one earned — across nine innings and the Cavaliers got 3-for-5 nights from both Joe McCarthy and Kenny Towns in a 7-2 Game 2 win over Vanderbilt on Tuesday night in Omaha, Nebraska.

  24. VIDEO: Tony Gwynn Jr. gets standing ovation in Philly in first at-bat since his father’s death

    Jun 24, 2014, 11:22 PM EDT

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    Tony Gwynn Jr. was activated from Major League Baseball’s bereavement list on Tuesday afternoon and made an appearance as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s 7-4 victory over the Marlins. It was his first at-bat since burying his Hall of Fame father last week in San Diego, and the fans at Citizens Bank Park made it a beautiful, genuine moment …

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