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  1. Trevor Plouffe lands on disabled list with oblique injury

    Jun 15, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

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    Trevor Plouffe was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a left oblique injury that he suffered in Saturday’s 12-9 loss to the Tigers.

  2. Astros sign Jose Veras to minor league contract

    Jun 15, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

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    From MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart comes word that the Astros have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with free agent reliever Jose Veras. The right-hander was released by the Cubs last Tuesday after allowing 12 earned runs in just 13 1/3 innings.

  3. Stephen Drew back in Red Sox lineup Sunday

    Jun 15, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

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    Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew suffered an oblique injury exactly one week ago and then aggravated it during batting practice a few days later. But he’s clearly feeling much better …

  4. VIDEO: Dad snags foul ball while holding son

    Jun 15, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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    Watch this Giants fan snatch a foul ball on the fly with his left hand while holding his young son in his right hand Saturday afternoon at San Francisco’s AT&T Park …

  5. Mat Latos throws six scoreless innings in 2014 debut

    Jun 15, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

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    Reds right-hander Mat Latos finally made his 2014 season debut on Saturday evening. And it was good.

  6. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jun 15, 2014, 8:58 AM EDT

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    Danny Duffy struck out nine batters over seven scoreless innings and the Kansas City offense rattled off nine runs on 16 hits Saturday in a 9-1 victory against the host White Sox. It was the sixth consecutive win for the Royals, who are now 9-3 in June and just a game-and-a-half back of the Tigers for first place in the American League Central.

  7. A.J. Ellis, who injured his ankle celebrating Josh Beckett’s no-hitter, is expected back Friday

    Jun 12, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

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    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis suffered a sprained right ankle on May 25 while celebrating Josh Beckett’s first career no-hitter. It was originally described as a severe sprain, but Ellis is already set to return.

  8. Hanley Ramirez out of Dodgers’ lineup for second straight game with shoulder discomfort

    Jun 12, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was a late scratch from Wednesday’s game against the Reds due to irritation around the AC joint in his right shoulder and he is sitting out again Thursday …

  9. Cardinals schedule Jon Hamm bobblehead night

    Jun 12, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

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    St. Louis native, University of Missouri alum, and lifelong Cardinals fan Jon Hamm will have his own theme night later this summer at Busch Stadium …

  10. VIDEO: Mike Trout, Coco Crisp exchange wall grabs

    Jun 11, 2014, 11:23 PM EDT

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    Angels center fielder Mike Trout and A’s center fielder Coco Crisp exchanged spectacular wall-straddling catches in the early innings of Wednesday night’s game in Anaheim.

  11. Cliff Lee throws a baseball for the first time since May 18

    Jun 11, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

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    Phillies ace Cliff Lee played a light game of catch on Wednesday. It was the first time he had picked up a baseball since landing on the disabled list in mid-May with an elbow strain.

  12. MRI shows no ligament damage in Adam Wainwright’s elbow

    Jun 11, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT

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    An MRI taken Wednesday on the right elbow of Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright showed no ligament damage. He was given a cortisone injection and has not been scratched yet from his next scheduled start.

  13. Wilson Ramos lands back on disabled list, this time because of a strained right hamstring

    Jun 11, 2014, 8:17 PM EDT

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    Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has some of the best batted-ball distance in the major leagues and has been considered a future star since earning National League Rookie of the Year votes in 2011. But the dude just can’t seem to stay healthy.

  14. Mariners place first baseman Justin Smoak on the disabled list and activate Logan Morrison

    Jun 11, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

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    Justin Smoak has been placed on the disabled list with a quad injury and Logan Morrison will start at first base in his first game back Wednesday versus the Yankees.

  15. George Springer back in Astros’ lineup Wednesday

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Astros outfielder George Springer sat out Monday and Tuesday due to soreness in his right knee, but he is back in the Houston starting lineup on Wednesday night and told MLB.com beat reporter Brian McTaggart that he feels completely “good to go.”

  16. Rafael Furcal could finally debut for Marlins this week

    Jun 10, 2014, 11:39 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Joe Frisario has an update on veteran infielder Rafael Furcal, who hasn’t appeared in a game this year …

  17. Derek Jeter’s retirement gifts from Seattle: a Kingdome seat and a gold Shawn Carter watch

    Jun 10, 2014, 10:43 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued (with a couple nice gifts) Tuesday night at Seattle’s Safeco Field …

  18. Mat Latos cleared to join Reds’ rotation on Saturday

    Jun 10, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

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    Mat Latos tossed 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball Monday for Triple-A Louisville, showing enough in that rehab start to convince Cincinnati’s decision-makers that he is finally ready for MLB action.

  19. VIDEO: Gregory Polanco singles in his second MLB at-bat

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Watch as Pirates stud outfield prospect Gregory Polanco slaps a single to left field in his second major league at-bat Tuesday night at PNC Park against Cubs starter Travis Wood …

  20. Mike Pelfrey out 2-4 months after right elbow surgery

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Twins starter Mike Pelfrey was placed on the disabled list in early May because of a groin injury. And he might not make it back this season because of an elbow problem.

  21. Cliff Lee is “very close to picking up a ball”

    Jun 10, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT

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    Finally a dose of hope for injured ace Cliff Lee. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg told Matt Gelb at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday evening that the left-hander is nearly over the discomfort in his pitching elbow and “very close to picking up a ball.”

  22. Carlos Gonzalez has “foreign body” removed from finger

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez underwent surgery Tuesday in Cleveland to remove a “foreign body” from his left index finger. It had been affecting his grip for over a month.

  23. Jeremy Hellickson to begin rehab assignment Saturday

    Jun 4, 2014, 11:23 PM EDT

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    Rays right-handed starter Jeremy Hellickson has been out of commission since having arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow in February. But if all goes smoothly from here, he could be an option for the Tampa Bay rotation by the end of this month.

  24. Reactions to the passing of Don Zimmer …

    Jun 4, 2014, 10:07 PM EDT

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    There are some great stories and pictures and quotes being passed around in the wake of Don Zimmer’s passing at the age of 83. We thought we’d share a few …

  25. Don Zimmer: 1931-2014

    Jun 4, 2014, 9:11 PM EDT

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    Don Zimmer, the legendary baseball player, manager, and coach, passed away in peace Wednesday at the age of 83.

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