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  1. VIDEO: Albert Pujols slugs 499th career home run

    Apr 22, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

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    Watch as Albert Pujols hits his 499th career home run Tuesday off Nationals starter Taylor Jordan …

  2. Matt Moore undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Apr 22, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

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    Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports that Rays left-hander Matt Moore underwent Tommy John reconstructive surgery, as scheduled, Tuesday on his pitching elbow. The procedure was conducted by Dr. James Andrews and deemed a success.

  3. Vidal Nuno named Yankees’ new fifth starter

    Apr 22, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Ivan Nova was diagnosed Sunday with a partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and is expected to undergo season-ending Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. That leaves a big gap in the Yankees’ starting rotation — one that will be filled, at least initially, by left-hander Vidal Nuno.

  4. Clayton Kershaw throws three simulated innings, rehab assignment could be next

    Apr 20, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw a 51-pitch, three-inning simulated game on Sunday in Los Angeles and could soon be cleared to embark on a minor league rehab assignment.

  5. Tyler Lyons will take Joe Kelly’s rotation spot

    Apr 20, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals have decided on a fill-in for starting pitcher Joe Kelly, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained left hamstring that he suffered Wednesday while trying to beat out a groundball. It’ll be 26-year-old lefty Tyler Lyons.

  6. Benches clear in Pittsburgh after the Brewers’ Carlos Gomez bat flips a third-inning triple

    Apr 20, 2014, 3:07 PM EDT

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    A pretty vicious brawl just went down at PNC Park after Carlos Gomez of the Brewers went into home run celebration mode after slugging a Gerrit Cole pitch to the top of the center field wall …

  7. Twins claim outfielder Sam Fuld off waivers from A’s

    Apr 20, 2014, 2:43 PM EDT

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    As first relayed by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Twins have claimed outfielder Sam Fuld off waivers from the A’s. Fuld was designated for assignment by Oakland last Saturday.

  8. Cubs prospect Javier Baez back in action at AAA Iowa after missing one week with sore ankle

    Apr 20, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat reports that Cubs top shortstop prospect Javier Baez is back in the lineup Sunday afternoon at Triple-A Iowa after missing a little over a week with soreness in his left ankle. He’ll serve as Iowa’s DH initially.

  9. Yankees activate Mark Teixeira from the disabled list

    Apr 20, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is recovered from his Grade 1 right hamstring strain and is starting Sunday for the first time in over two weeks.

  10. Tigers release shortstop Alex Gonzalez

    Apr 20, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

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    The Tigers acquired Alex Gonzalez from the Orioles in late March after losing Jose Iglesias for the year and the veteran shortstop smacked a walkoff RBI single for Detroit on Opening Day. But he managed just three hits in 28 plate appearances after that and was officially released from the 25-man roster on Sunday.

  11. Kyle Farnsworth, 38, takes over as Mets’ closer

    Apr 20, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Jose Valverde allowed three runs in an inning of work Saturday night against the Braves — the latest in a string of rough outings. So manager Terry Collins decided Sunday morning to make a change …

  12. Ivan Nova diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow

    Apr 20, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

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    Yankees starter Ivan Nova has been diagnosed with a partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow — an injury that almost always leads to Tommy John surgery.

  13. Craig Kimbrel struggles in return from right shoulder issue, apologizes for reaction to being pulled

    Apr 20, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Craig Kimbrel was called on Saturday for the first time since complaining of discomfort in his shoulder last Monday. The appearance did not go smoothly.

  14. VIDEO: Albert Pujols slugs his 498th career home run

    Apr 20, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Watch as Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved to within two home runs of the big 500-homer milestone on Saturday afternoon against Tigers closer Joe Nathan …

  15. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Apr 20, 2014, 8:52 AM EDT

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    Mark Buehrle pitched seven innings of shutout ball and Jose Reyes had an RBI single in his first game back from a hamstring strain as Toronto rolled to a 5-0 win over the Indians on Saturday afternoon in Cleveland. Buehrle yielded just four hits and is now 4-0 on the season with a 0.64 ERA in 28 innings.

  16. Kirk Gibson, Kevin Towers given votes of confidence

    Apr 16, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT

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    The Diamondbacks lost another game to the Mets on Wednesday afternoon and are now 4-14 on the season with by far the worst run differential (-48) in the major leagues. But the manager and GM are not on the hot seat … yet.

  17. Giants release Dontrelle Willis from AAA Fresno

    Apr 16, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

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    Dontrelle Willis signed a minor league contract with the Giants in January and was officially added to the roster at Triple-A Fresno on April 12. But the veteran left-hander didn’t even last a week there.

  18. VIDEO: George Springer’s first major league hit

    Apr 16, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

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    Astros outfield prospect George Springer grounded out sharply to shortstop in his first major league at-bat on Wednesday night. In his second trip to the plate, he made it to first base …

  19. Kole Calhoun out 4-6 weeks with ligament sprain in ankle

    Apr 16, 2014, 8:54 PM EDT

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    Josh Hamilton is likely to be sidelined through most of May with a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and now beat writer Jeff Fletcher at the Orange County Register reports that Kole Calhoun will miss the next 4-6 weeks with what Angels manager Mike Scioscia called a “bad ligament sprain” in his right ankle.

  20. Taijuan Walker diagnosed with shoulder impingement

    Apr 16, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker had to be scratched from what was supposed to be his final minor league rehab start Tuesday at Triple-A Tacoma and he headed to Seattle on Wednesday for tests. The MRI results are in.

  21. Craig Kimbrel throws, says his shoulder feels “great”

    Apr 16, 2014, 7:13 PM EDT

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    Braves closer Craig Kimbrel was unavailable to pitch on Monday because of soreness in his right shoulder. But it’s apparently only a minor issue and he expects to be fine going forward.

  22. Bryce Harper scratched Wednesday with quad tightness

    Apr 16, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

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    From James Wagner of the Washington Post comes word that Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been scratched from the club’s starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Marlins because of tightness in his left quadriceps muscle.

  23. Dustin Pedroia returns to Red Sox starting lineup

    Apr 16, 2014, 6:11 PM EDT

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    Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is back in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s game against the White Sox after getting a cortisone shot Monday for the inflammation in his left wrist.

  24. Mike Napoli suffers dislocated left ring finger

    Apr 16, 2014, 12:03 AM EDT

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    From Tim Britton of the Providence Journal comes word that Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli was removed from Tuesday night’s series-opener against the White Sox with a dislocation of his left ring finger. X-rays were negative, meaning he does not have a fracture.

  25. Josh Johnson to visit Dr. James Andrews … again

    Apr 15, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

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    Josh Johnson’s arm injury woes continue. According to Corey Brock of MLB.com, the right-handed starter is still being bothered by discomfort in his forearm and will be examined next week by Dr. James Andrews.

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