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  1. Stephen Strasburg fights back tears discussing Tony Gwynn

    Jun 17, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT

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    The fine folks at CSNWashington.com have video of Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg reflecting on the life of his former San Diego State baseball coach Tony Gwynn, who passed away Monday at age 54 …

  2. Mitch Moreland to undergo season-ending ankle surgery

    Jun 17, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    The blows keep coming for the battered Rangers. According to beat writer Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, first baseman Mitch Moreland informed the club on Tuesday evening that he will undergo reconstructive surgery on his left ankle and miss the remainder of the 2014 season.

  3. Brewers release attack ad against Yadier Molina

    Jun 17, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

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    This probably won’t go over too well in St. Louis …

  4. Matt Wieters undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Jun 17, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

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    The Orioles announced Tuesday — via MASN’s Roch Kubatko — that catcher Matt Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery on his injured right elbow in Florida. Dr. James Andrews replaced a ligament in Wieters’ elbow, shaved down a bone spur, and transposed a nerve in a procedure that took about 30 minutes.

  5. Derek Jeter’s retirement gifts from the Athletics: bottle of wine and a Napa Valley vacation

    Jun 15, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued Sunday at Oakland’s O.co Coliseum with another set of retirement gifts …

  6. VIDEO: MLB fathers and sons reflect

    Jun 15, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

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    MLB.com put together this cool little video of various baseball players and baseball fathers offering reflections and thank yous before Sunday’s full slate of Father’s Day games …

  7. Braves sign first-round pick outfielder Braxton Davidson

    Jun 15, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Braves first-round draft pick Braxton Davidson has agreed to an at-slot bonus and will report to Florida on Monday to take his official pre-signing physical.

  8. Troy Tulowitzki returns to Rockies’ lineup after missing one game with a sprained right toe

    Jun 15, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Troy Tulowitzki sent a scare through the Rockies organization when he left Friday’s series opener against the Giants with a sprained right toe. But he underwent X-rays Saturday which turned up negative and is back in Colorado’s starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale — hitting third and playing shortstop.

  9. Carlos Martinez will start in place of Adam Wainwright on Monday night against the Mets

    Jun 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak announced Sunday morning that top pitching prospect Carlos Martinez — who has been serving as a reliever this year for St. Louis — will make a spot start Monday night in the club’s series opener at home against the visiting Mets.

  10. Giants are “showing strong interest” in Jeff Samardzija

    Jun 15, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday afternoon that the Cubs have already been in trade talks with multiple teams about ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. Some of those calls have apparently come from San Francisco.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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 …

  14. 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 …

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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 …

  19. 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 …

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.”

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