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  1. Twins sign No. 6 overall pick Tyler Jay for $3.889 million

    Jun 17, 2015, 6:22 PM EDT

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    He will get a $3,889,500 bonus, which is the exact recommended figure for the sixth overall pick — where Jay was selected.

  2. Victor Martinez could be activated this weekend

    Jun 16, 2015, 11:19 PM EDT

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    Tigers slugger Victor Martinez was cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday at Triple-A Toledo and he will remain with the Mud Hens through Thursday. There’s nothing official yet, but V-Mart is expected to …

  3. MRI shows no damage in Carlos Gomez’s hip

    Jun 16, 2015, 10:22 PM EDT

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    Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez was a late scratch from Monday’s series opener against the Royals and he is out of the starting lineup again on Tuesday, but his hip issue is not overly serious …

  4. Video: Brock Holt’s cycle-clinching triple

    Jun 16, 2015, 8:44 PM EDT

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    Brock Holt hit for the cycle Tuesday in dramatic fashion, tripling to left-center in his final at-bat …

  5. Wei-Yin Chen upset about demotion to High-A Frederick

    Jun 16, 2015, 7:55 PM EDT

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    Orioles southpaw Wei-Yin Chen threw eight innings of shutout ball Monday night against the Phillies, dropping his season ERA to 2.89. But the O’s optioned Chen to High-A Frederick on Tuesday afternoon, citing general fatigue …

  6. Brock Holt hit for the cycle Tuesday against the Braves

    Jun 16, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Holt is the first Red Sox player to hit for the cycle since John Valentin did it on June 16, 1996. And he’s the first player to hit for the cycle against the Braves since Keith Hernandez did so on July 4, 1985.

  7. Doug Fister to return to Nationals’ rotation Thursday

    Jun 16, 2015, 6:12 PM EDT

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    Nationals right-hander Doug Fister has been on the disabled list since mid-May with a flexor strain in his right elbow, but he tossed six scoreless innings in his second rehab start Friday at Double-A Harrisburg and he …

  8. Video: Sean Rodriguez makes sensational diving catch

    Jun 14, 2015, 3:50 PM EDT

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    Check out this all-out diving grab that Sean Rodriguez made Sunday afternoon at PNC Park …

  9. Nationals finally acquire Trea Turner from the Padres

    Jun 14, 2015, 2:33 PM EDT

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    Turner had to be labeled a PTBNL and couldn’t immediately move into the Nationals’ system because he was a first-round pick of the Padres in 2014.

  10. Giants scouting Reds starter Mike Leake

    Jun 14, 2015, 1:25 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati is currently 12 1/2 games back of St. Louis in the National League Central standings, so it’s a near certainty that the club will be sellers at the July 31 deadline.

  11. Bryce Harper out Sunday with bruised knee

    Jun 14, 2015, 12:39 PM EDT

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    Harper got hit on the left knee by a pitch Saturday.

  12. Indians place Nick Swisher on the disabled list

    Jun 14, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT

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    Swisher, who underwent surgery on both of his knees last August, is batting just .198/.261/.297 in 111 plate appearances this season.

  13. Albert Pujols hit his 538th career home run

    Jun 14, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT

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    That was the 18th jack of the season for Pujols, who passed Mickey Mantle last week and is now just 10 round-trippers away from Mike Schmidt on the all-time career home run leaderboard.

  14. Video: Joey Votto made an incredible play at first base

    Jun 14, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT

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    In case you missed this wonderful play that Joey Votto made Saturday night at Wrigley Field …

  15. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jun 14, 2015, 8:39 AM EDT

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    Russell Martin’s go-ahead home run in the top of the 11th inning Saturday in Boston gave the Blue Jays a 5-4 win over the Red Sox. It was the 10th victory in a row for Toronto …

  16. Settling the Score: Wednesday’s results

    Jun 11, 2015, 7:01 AM EDT

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    Blue Jays right-hander Scott Copeland was terrific in his first major league start Wednesday afternoon against the Marlins, firing seven innings of one-run ball in a 7-2 win at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

  17. Wil Myers expected to rejoin Padres on Thursday after missing a month with left wrist injury

    Jun 10, 2015, 11:23 PM EDT

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    Myers has been on the shelf since May 10 with tendinitis in his left wrist. The 24-year-old outfielder will return Thursday afternoon to a cool .291/.340/.493 slash line.

  18. Desmond Jennings undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

    Jun 10, 2015, 10:18 PM EDT

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    He has appeared in just 18 games this season for Tampa Bay.

  19. Video: Adam Jones goes full extension on diving catch

    Jun 10, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

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    Watch as Orioles center fielder Adam Jones robs Mookie Betts of a hit with this sprawling catch …

  20. Gregor Blanco lands on concussion disabled list

    Jun 10, 2015, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Blanco suffered the concussion Sunday when he got hit by one of Brandon Belt’s warmup throws while running across the infield in the fourth inning.

  21. Video: Pedro Alvarez crushes a ball out of PNC Park

    Jun 10, 2015, 8:12 PM EDT

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    Watch this solo blast that Pedro Alvarez launched out of PNC Park on Wednesday evening …

  22. Report: Mets, Brewers discussing Aramis Ramirez trade

    Jun 10, 2015, 7:08 PM EDT

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    Ramirez is hitting just .213/.257/.390 in 48 games this season for the Brewers and he’s making $14 million in the final year of a four-year, $46 million contract. But the Mets are desperate for a boost of some kind …

  23. Phillies “engaged in recent trade discussions” with Cubs, Blue Jays on Jonathan Papelbon

    Jun 10, 2015, 6:54 PM EDT

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    Papelbon has continued to dominate despite a dip in velocity, boasting a 1.13 ERA, 0.917 WHIP, and 29/6 K/BB ratio in 24 innings this season.

  24. Chris O’Dowd, son of former Rockies GM Dan O’Dowd, hit with 80-game PED suspension

    Jun 10, 2015, 6:11 PM EDT

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    O’Dowd tested positive for “testosterone metabolites of exogenous origin, a performance-enhancing substance,” per a press release from the MLB commissioner’s office.

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