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  1. Mets sign Brad Emaus, Fred Lewis to minor league deals

    Apr 25, 2012, 8:00 PM EST

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    From the Mets’ official Twitter account comes word that the team agreed to terms on minor league contracts Wednesday evening with second baseman Brad Emaus and outfielder Fred Lewis. Emaus was selected by the Mets in the 11th round of last December’s Rule 5 Draft and had a shot at claiming starting second base duties…

  2. Dustin Moseley gets season-ending shoulder surgery

    Apr 25, 2012, 7:04 PM EST

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    As expected, Padres right-hander Dustin Moseley underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn capsule and labrum in his throwing shoulder. This according to MLB.com’s Corey Brock. Moseley is done for the 2012 season and is likely to be in recovery mode for the early part of 2013. He made just one start this year, allowing…

  3. Ryan Zimmerman undergoing MRI on throwing shoulder

    Apr 24, 2012, 10:18 PM EST

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    Ryan Zimmerman hasn’t played since Friday because of soreness in his right shoulder. And there’s a chance his absence could last far longer. Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that Zimmerman is scheduled to have an MRI Tuesday night on his ailing throwing shoulder, with Nationals manager Davey Johnson fearing that the 27-year-old third…

  4. Philip Humber excused from White Sox for birth of child

    Apr 24, 2012, 9:24 PM EST

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    Philip Humber is experiencing a life-changing April. On Saturday in Seattle he tossed the 21st perfect game in major league history, improving to 1-0 with a 0.63 ERA through his first 14 1/3 innings this season. And now the 29-year-old right-hander is preparing to welcome a big addition to his family. According to Mark D.…

  5. Mike Pelfrey will be examined by Dr. James Andrews, might need Tommy John surgery

    Apr 24, 2012, 8:01 PM EST

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    Mike Pelfrey has gone from active to disabled to potentially out for the season in just a few hours. According to Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger, the right-hander is scheduled to be examined by Dr. James Andrews at some point this week amid concerns that he might have a partial tear in his right…

  6. Michael Pineda to get second opinion on right shoulder

    Apr 24, 2012, 7:15 PM EST

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    From MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch comes word that Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda is scheduled to visit with Dr. David Altchek on Wednesday in New York for a second opinion on his ailing shoulder. Pineda underwent an extensive dye-contract MRI on Tuesday, the results of which won’t be revealed until Altcheck gets a look at them Wednesday.…

  7. Jon Jay returns to St. Louis for tests on shoulder

    Apr 22, 2012, 6:23 PM EST

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    Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay was said to be day-to-day after running into the Busch Stadium outfield wall on Thursday afternoon. But it is not a certainty that he’s going to avoid the disabled list. According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jay was sent back to St. Louis before Sunday’s game in…

  8. Yankees @ Red Sox, Giants @ Mets, & Marlins @ Nationals called off because of rain

    Apr 22, 2012, 4:05 PM EST

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    There will be no Sunday Night Baseball. Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports that this evening’s series finale between the Yankees and Red Sox has been postponed due to rainy conditions around Boston’s Fenway Park. The Giants and Mets and the Marlins and Nationals also had the day off as nasty weather set in…

  9. Kyle Blanks needs season-ending shoulder surgery

    Apr 22, 2012, 3:47 PM EST

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    Kyle Blanks‘ 2012 season is already over. According to beat writer Dan Hayes of the North County Times, the 25-year-old corner outfielder needs surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and will not return to action this year. Blanks made just six plate appearances for the Padres this season, tallying one hit,…

  10. A’s claim Luke Hughes off waivers from Twins

    Apr 22, 2012, 2:29 PM EST

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    From LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune comes word that the A’s have claimed infielder Luke Hughes off waivers from the Twins. Hughes — a native of Perth, Australia — was designated for assignment by Minnesota last week after batting just .200/.182/.200 with four strikeouts through his first 11 plate appearances this season.…

  11. Diamondbacks acquire infielder Josh Bell from Orioles

    Apr 22, 2012, 1:34 PM EST

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    As first reported by Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, the Orioles traded third baseman Josh Bell to the Diamondbacks on Saturday night for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Bell was a fourth-round pick of the Dodgers in 2005 and has made it twice into Baseball America‘s Top 100 prospect rankings.…

  12. Red Sox, Cardinals again “reaching out” to Roy Oswalt

    Apr 22, 2012, 12:50 PM EST

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported Saturday in the first part of his weekly “Full Count” video that the Red Sox and Cardinals are among the teams with renewed interest in free agent Roy Oswalt. The 34-year-old righty has been throwing regular bullpen sessions in anticipation of joining a team at some point this summer. Whether…

  13. Matt Kemp’s nine homers in 15 games set Dodgers record

    Apr 22, 2012, 12:08 PM EST

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    From the Associated Press, via NBCSports.com: Matt Kemp set a franchise record for home runs through 15 games with his ninth of the season to back up a solid outing by Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers got a 5-1 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. The Dodgers have been around (in…

  14. Adrian Beltre undergoing MRI on hamstring Monday

    Apr 22, 2012, 11:36 AM EST

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    Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre made an early exit from the first half of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader against the Tigers after suffering a strained left hamstring while running the bases. The Rangers seem confident that Beltre will avoid the disabled list, but the 33-year-old missed five weeks last season because of hamstring issues and so…

  15. Freddy Sanchez to begin playing rehab games Monday

    Apr 22, 2012, 10:52 AM EST

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    Via Spencer Fordin, contributor to MLB.com: The Giants announced Saturday that second baseman Freddy Sanchez will begin an injury rehabilitation assignment Monday with Class A San Jose in the hope that he will be able to perform defensively by the middle of the week. Sanchez will be limited to DH duties initially as he continues…

  16. Picture of the Day: Philip Humber admires his perfecto

    Apr 22, 2012, 10:17 AM EST

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    From the official Twitter feed of the Chicago White Sox comes this classic shot of right-hander Philip Humber reflecting on his accomplishment in front of the scoreboard at Seattle’s Safeco Field:

  17. Blue Jays closer Sergio Santos placed on disabled list

    Apr 22, 2012, 9:04 AM EST

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    From MLB.com’s Vinnie Duber comes word that the Blue Jays placed closer Sergio Santos on the 15-day disabled list late Saturday night due to inflammation in the right-hander’s throwing shoulder. “He didn’t feel quite right in that save situation last night,” Blue Jays manager John Farrell said after Saturday’s 9-5 victory over the Royals. “And…

  18. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Apr 22, 2012, 8:21 AM EST

    St. Louis Cardinals v Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pirates finally got a look at offseason acquisition A.J. Burnett on Saturday in Pittsburgh. And they had to be pretty pleased with what they saw. Burnett loaded the bases with no outs in the top of the first inning, but he wiggled out of that jam with two strikeouts and a lineout, and wound…

  19. Postgame drama in Boston: Bobby V part of closed-door meeting, players refuse to talk

    Apr 21, 2012, 10:28 PM EST

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    The home clubhouse at Fenway Park was not the most relaxing of places Saturday evening after the Red Sox blew a 9-0 lead to the Yankees in an eventual 15-9 loss, falling to 4-10 on the year. “I think we’ve hit bottom,” first-year Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said in his postgame chat. “That’s what…

  20. D’Backs place Daniel Hudson (shoulder) on disabled list

    Apr 21, 2012, 9:15 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee isn’t the only ailing front-line starter. According to the Associated Press, via NBCSports.com, Diamondbacks right-hander Daniel Hudson was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a shoulder impingement. Jonathan Albaledejo, a right-handed reliever, was recalled from Triple-A Reno in a corresponding move. The Snakes recently lost center fielder Chris Young for a…

  21. Cliff Lee lands on disabled list with left oblique strain

    Apr 21, 2012, 8:03 PM EST

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    From Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Daily News comes word that the Phillies have placed left-hander Cliff Lee on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 19, because of a left oblique strain. Joe Savery, a left-handed reliever, has been recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley in a corresponding 25-man roster move. Kyle Kendrick will start…

  22. Philip Humber delivers 21st perfect game in MLB history

    Apr 21, 2012, 6:47 PM EST

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    White Sox right-hander Philip Humber took the mound Saturday afternoon at Seattle’s Safeco Field as the owner of an uninspiring 4.06 career ERA. When nine innings were up, the 29-year-old starter fell to the grass a few feet in front of home plate as a member of major league history. Humber tossed nine perfect framess…

  23. Philip Humber finishes off perfect game against Mariners

    Apr 21, 2012, 6:01 PM EST

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    White Sox starter Philip Humber is having his way with the light-hitting Mariners lineup on Saturday in Seattle and currently stands perfect through seven innings of work. Humber has only thrown 70 pitches, so he should be able to go the distance if everything continues to roll his way. The 29-year-old right-hander entered the afternoon…

  24. Yankees place Brett Gardner on DL with strained elbow

    Apr 18, 2012, 11:03 PM EST

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    From ESPNNewYork.com’s Andrew Marchand comes word that the Yankees have placed left fielder Brett Gardner on the 15-day disabled list due to a right elbow strain. Cody Eppley, a right-handed reliever, was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in a corresponding 25-man roster move. It’s not clear when Gardner suffered the elbow strain or how long he…

  25. Grady Sizemore to resume baseball activities next week

    Apr 18, 2012, 10:25 PM EST

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    Good news this evening out of northeast Ohio. According to Nick Camino of Cleveland’s WTAM 1100, outfielder Grady Sizemore was cleared by doctors Wednesday to “initiate baseball activities next week.” He’ll start with light drills before moving on to batting practice and then simulated games. Sizemore was placed on the disabled list just before the…

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