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  1. Mark Buehrle could be a hot name at the trade deadline

    May 4, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

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    Mark Buehrle is one of the more durable pitchers in the major leagues and could be dangled by the Blue Jays at this year’s trade deadline.

  2. Rays designate Heath Bell for assignment

    May 4, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

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    From Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times comes word that the Rays have designated right-handed reliever Heath Bell for assignment, clearing a 40-man roster spot for the promotion of Nate Karns.

  3. VIDEO: Jose Abreu flips his glove for an out

    May 4, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

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    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu took the major leagues by storm in April, setting the all-time rookie record for most home runs (10) and RBI (31) in a season’s opening month. On Saturday in Cleveland, he showed a little creativity on defense when a fielded ball got stuck in his glove …

  4. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    May 4, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    Dee Gordon made a long-lasting mark in the Dodgers’ extra-innings defeat of the Marlins on Saturday night in Miami, becoming the only player in recorded franchise history (dating back to at least 1914) to tally five hits and three stolen bases in the same game.

  5. Clayton Kershaw strikes out nine in final rehab start

    Apr 30, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Clayton Kershaw should be activated next week. The Dodgers’ ace left-hander made his second (and likely final) minor league rehab start on Wednesday evening for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts, yielding two runs but fanning nine batters over five solid innings against the Southern League affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

  6. Gavin Floyd will join the Braves this weekend

    Apr 30, 2014, 9:31 PM EDT

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    Gavin Floyd’s rehab assignment is up, so he’ll join the Braves in some capacity this weekend.

  7. Red Patterson to make MLB debut on Thursday

    Apr 30, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

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    ESPN’s Keith Law reports that the Dodgers are planning to call up 26-year-old right-hander Red Patterson from Triple-A Albuquerque to start the second half of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Twins — a makeup for Tuesday’s rainout at Target Field. It will be Patterson’s major league debut.

  8. Dodgers bundled up for ugly-weather game at Target Field

    Apr 30, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    Tuesday’s game between the Dodgers and Twins had to be postponed due to a wintry mix of weather in and around Minneapolis’ Target Field. The two teams are playing through on Wednesday night despite there being more ugliness in the forecast, and the club from Los Angeles is bundled up good …

  9. Jean Segura plays shortstop for first time since being struck in the face with Ryan Braun’s bat

    Apr 30, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Brewers shortstop Jean Segura needed plastic surgery for a deep gash near his right eye after teammate Ryan Braun accidentally struck him in the face with a bat Saturday while taking warmup swings on the top step of the home dugout at Miller Park. But he has made a full recovery.

  10. Padres activate Jedd Gyorko from paternity leave

    Apr 30, 2014, 6:07 PM EDT

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    Jedd Gyroko was activated from the paternity leave list Wednesday after missing two games to be with his wife as she gave birth to twin boys.

  11. Michael Pineda out 3-4 weeks with teres major muscle strain

    Apr 29, 2014, 11:51 PM EDT

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    Michael Pineda was expected to return from his 10-game pine tar suspension next Monday and start in the Yankees’ three-game series opener at Angel Stadium. But that definitely won’t happen now.

  12. Jaime Garcia, Jason Motte nearing rehab games

    Apr 29, 2014, 11:08 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals announced Tuesday night, tweets Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that injured pitchers Jaime Garcia and Jason Motte have been cleared to begin minor league rehab assignments this weekend with Double-A Springfield.

  13. Matt Cain scratched from start after cutting his right index finger in the clubhouse kitchen

    Apr 29, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Matt Cain was scratched from his start Tuesday night against the Padres after cutting his right index finger on a kitchen knife. Yusmeiro Petit will take the mound instead.

  14. Doug Fister on track to make Nationals debut May 7

    Apr 29, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister delivered four scoreless innings in his minor league rehab debut Sunday afternoon with High-A Potomac and Nationals manager Matt Williams acknowledged to reporters Tuesday night that the right-hander is on track to join Washington’s starting rotation after just one more rehab outing.

  15. Orioles re-sign Steve Pearce to major league contract

    Apr 29, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT

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    The Orioles designated Steve Pearce for assignment last week. Now they’ve re-signed him to provide first base depth.

  16. VIDEO: Robinson Cano booed in return to Yankee Stadium

    Apr 29, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    There is a sparse crowd at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night due to blistery weather conditions, but those fans made themselves heard in Robinson Cano’s first at-bat back in the Bronx …

  17. A.J. Griffin to undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday

    Apr 29, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT

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    Athletics assistant general manager David Forst refuted a report last week that right-handed starter A.J. Griffin was headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery. But there’s no more refuting it now. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman confirmed Tuesday that Griffin will indeed undergo the reconstructive elbow procedure.

  18. Jacoby Ellsbury out Tuesday with hand issue

    Apr 29, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Yankees manager Joe Girardi told Joel Sherman of the New York Post that outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will sit out of Tuesday night’s series-opener against the visiting Mariners due to minor “hand pain.” Ellsbury was run through a range of tests and they showed no structural damage.

  19. VIDEO: Jose Abreu slugs MLB-leading 10th home run

    Apr 27, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

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    We have a strong early favorite for American League Rookie of the Year honors. White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, who was signed to a six-year, $68 million contract last October after defecting from Cuba in August, slugged his MLB-leading 10th home run of the season Sunday against the Rays …

  20. Korean third baseman Jeong Choi may head to Major League Baseball after 2014 season

    Apr 27, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Melvin Roman, the Puerto Rico-based agent for Korean third baseman Jeong Choi, told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Sunday that his client is seriously considering leaving the KBO’s SK Wyverns after the 2014 season. “He has a strong desire to come and play in the major leagues,” Roman said.

  21. Matt Kemp responds to alleged Donald Sterling audio that included his name: “Racism is kind of old”

    Apr 27, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

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    Matt Kemp responds succinctly to racist comments alleged to have been made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

  22. Blue Jays field most Dominican lineup in MLB history

    Apr 27, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

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    Pretty cool note from Sunday’s series finale between the Red Sox and Blue Jays at Toronto’s Rogers Centre …

  23. Matt Harrison activated for Sunday debut

    Apr 27, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT

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    As expected, the Rangers have activated left-hander Matt Harrison from the disabled list for Sunday’s series finale in Seattle against the host Mariners. Harrison will be making his first start since April 2013.

  24. Matt Garza’s advice to Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija: “Pitch your way out of there”

    Apr 27, 2014, 1:34 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija boasts a lights-out 1.53 ERA in five starts this season, but he has yet to pick up a win. A former Cubs starter has some advice for the arbitration-eligible 29-year-old right-hander.

  25. Matt Kemp gets dragged into Donald Sterling controversy

    Apr 27, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

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    Deadspin has obtained an extended 15-minute audio recording of Clippers owner Donald Sterling spouting racist opinions about minorities during an April 9 conversation with then-mistress V. Stiviano. Deadspin’s version contains something that the original nine-minute tape from TMZ did not — a mention of a Major League Baseball player.

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