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  1. George Springer placed on 7-day concussion disabled list

    May 6, 2015, 10:29 PM EDT

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    Astros right fielder George Springer made a stellar catch on Tuesday night against the right-field wall at Minute Maid Park, but he looked dazed afterward and is now being placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list, per the team’s Twitter account.

  2. Eddie Rosario homers on first pitches he sees in MLB debut

    May 6, 2015, 9:37 PM EDT

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    Eddie Rosario was promoted from Triple-A Rochester on Monday and drew his first start Wednesday night against the A’s. Here’s the very first pitch of his very first major league at-bat …

  3. Video: Joey Votto ejected, bumps umpire

    May 6, 2015, 8:42 PM EDT

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    Joey Votto is probably facing a suspension for this scene Wednesday at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park …

  4. Yasiel Puig to begin rehab assignment Thursday

    May 6, 2015, 7:56 PM EDT

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    Some very good news here for the Dodgers …

  5. J.D. Martinez dropped to sixth in Tigers’ batting order

    May 6, 2015, 7:04 PM EDT

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    Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez had batted either fourth or fifth in his first 26 starts this season, but he is 2-for-25 with 16 strikeouts in his last six games …

  6. Carlos Rodon to make first MLB start Saturday

    May 6, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija officially dropped the appeal of his five-game suspension on Wednesday, temporarily opening a spot in the White Sox starting rotation.

  7. Matt Albers undergoes surgery for finger injury suffered in April 23 brawl with Royals

    May 5, 2015, 11:46 PM EDT

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    The 32-year-old righty is expected to be out 6-8 weeks.

  8. Video: George Springer makes another catch at the wall

    May 5, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT

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    George Springer has been robbing opponents all season, and he did it again Tuesday night …

  9. Christian Yelich expected to rejoin Marlins on Friday

    May 5, 2015, 10:22 PM EDT

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    Some very good news here for the Marlins …

  10. Devin Mesoraco could need hip surgery

    May 5, 2015, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Mesoraco is still unable to squat and acknowledged to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer on Tuesday that he might need surgery to get over the injury — a surgery that would come with a four-month rehab.

  11. Video: Todd Frazier takes NL lead with ninth home run

    May 5, 2015, 8:29 PM EDT

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    Frazier’s last five hits have been home runs and he has now leapfrogged Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez for the National League lead in that category (at nine total).

  12. Marco Gonzales to return from AAA disabled list Saturday

    May 5, 2015, 7:47 PM EDT

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    He’ll be on a pitch count in his first game back, but if the outing goes well and Lyons struggles there will probably be strong consideration given to promoting Gonzales late next week.

  13. Padres lose Brandon Morrow to shoulder injury

    May 5, 2015, 7:03 PM EDT

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    The 30-year-old righty was looking like a tremendous offseason find for the Padres on a one-year, $2.5 million free agent deal.

  14. Alex Cobb confirmed to have elbow ligament tear

    May 5, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT

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    It’s an awful situation for the Rays, who are off to a surprising 14-12 start this season. Cobb, 27, boasts a 2.82 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 8.2 K/9 over his last 309 2/3 innings.

  15. Tyler Lyons gets the next shot at replacing Adam Wainwright in Cardinals’ starting rotation

    May 3, 2015, 5:14 PM EDT

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    Lyons has served as a spot starter and long reliever for the Cardinals at various points over the last two seasons. He owns an ugly 4.62 ERA in 89 2/3 career major league innings, but his 1.216 career WHIP and 7.9 career K/9 aren’t too bad-looking.

  16. White Sox sign Tyler Colvin to minor league deal

    May 3, 2015, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Colvin opted out of his minor league deal with the Marlins at the end of spring training after failing to make the Opening Day roster and spent a month looking for a new gig.

  17. Video: Trevor Plouffe slugs first career grand slam

    May 3, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT

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    That was the first career grand slam for Plouffe. The 28-year-old third baseman also homered in Saturday’s 5-3 win over the visiting White Sox and now has five home runs on the young season.

  18. Cubs claim Anthony Varvaro off waivers from Red Sox

    May 3, 2015, 2:53 PM EDT

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    Varvaro was designated for assignment by Boston on April 29 after struggling badly in three straight relief appearances. He was very good in 2014 with the Braves …

  19. Adam Eaton out third straight day with illness

    May 3, 2015, 2:16 PM EDT

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    He was actually sent back to Chicago on Saturday while the team finishes up a four-game series at Minnesota’s Target Field.

  20. Jordan Walden lands on disabled list with biceps injury

    May 3, 2015, 1:22 PM EDT

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    Walden felt discomfort in his right arm while warming up on Saturday afternoon. He told reporters after Saturday’s game that he’s not concerned, but it’s a scary situation for the Cardinals given how well the 27-year-old setup man pitched in April.

  21. Matt Moore set to face live hitters for the first time since his Tommy John elbow surgery

    May 3, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Moore is scheduled throw around 20 pitches to his Tampa Bay teammates before their series finale on Sunday afternoon against the Orioles.

  22. Michael Bourn back in Indians’ lineup on Sunday

    May 3, 2015, 11:43 AM EDT

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    Veteran outfielder Michael Bourn was held out of the Indians’ starting lineup on Saturday with what was called a cervical strain. That sounded like a pretty serious injury, but all appears to be fine …

  23. Rays place outfielder Desmond Jennings on 15-day disabled list with bursitis in his left knee

    May 3, 2015, 10:51 AM EDT

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    It was a very disappointing April for Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings, who hit .222/.306/.238 in 18 games. And now his May is off to a rough start too.

  24. Video: Jake Marisnick climbs Tal’s Hill, makes great grab

    May 3, 2015, 10:04 AM EDT

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    Marisnick is also getting it done at the plate for the Astros, who are on a nine-game winning streak and have opened a six-game lead over the Angels in the American League West standings.

  25. Another game ended on a batted ball hitting a runner

    May 3, 2015, 9:27 AM EDT

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    First it was the Giants beating the Angels when Kole Calhoun’s hard grounder to the right side of the infield struck Taylor Featherston. A few hours later, the Dodgers won in similar fashion …

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