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  1. Jose Altuve to be held out of season finale with league-leading .340 batting average

    Sep 28, 2014, 12:05 PM EST

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    Jose Altuve boasts a .340 batting average through 656 at-bats this season and Victor Martinez is at .337 in 558 at-bats. The Astros will take their chances Sunday in the hope of claiming the franchise’s first-ever batting title.

  2. Video: Paul Konerko’s speech from Paul Konerko Day

    Sep 28, 2014, 11:21 AM EST

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    Watch as the retiring first baseman addresses the fans on Paul Konerko Day at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago …

  3. Rajai Davis suffered a Grade 1 pubic strain on Saturday

    Sep 28, 2014, 10:37 AM EST

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    As reported by Lynn G. Henning of the Detroit News, outfielder Rajai Davis suffered a Grade 1 strain of his pubic symphysis Saturday night while sprinting down the first base line on a second-inning groundout. It’s essentially a minor groin strain …

  4. Previewing the final day of the 2014 regular season …

    Sep 28, 2014, 9:44 AM EST

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    There are still three undecided races heading into the final day of the regular season: the American League Central, the National League Central, and the second American League Wild Card spot. Let’s get weird.

  5. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Sep 28, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

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    It was the second-to-last day of the regular season, and you probably already saw what happened in the games that mattered. But in case you didn’t …

  6. Clayton Kershaw dominates Giants as Dodgers clinch the National League West title

    Sep 25, 2014, 1:17 AM EST

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    Clayton Kershaw struck out 11 batters and walked none over eight innings of one-run ball and Yasiel Puig slugged his 16th home run of the year as the Dodgers beat the visiting Giants 9-1 on Wednesday night to clinch their second consecutive division title.

  7. Video: Clayton Kershaw smacks game-tying triple

    Sep 25, 2014, 12:05 AM EST

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    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw robbed the Giants with a behind-the-back grab in the top of the third inning Wednesday and then smacked this game-tying RBI triple in the bottom of the fifth …

  8. Video: Clayton Kershaw makes behind-the-back grab

    Sep 24, 2014, 11:13 PM EST

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    Watch as Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw robs opposing starter Tim Hudson of what might have been a two-run single with this slick behind-the-back grab Wednesday night in Los Angeles …

  9. Josh Hamilton done for rest of regular season, but expects to be ready for the playoffs

    Sep 24, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    Angels slugger Josh Hamilton won’t appear in a game before the end of the regular season, but he’s confident that he will be ready for the playoffs.

  10. Russell Martin departs game with hamstring tightness

    Sep 24, 2014, 9:37 PM EST

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    Pirates catcher Russell Martin was removed from Wednesday’s game in Atlanta due to tightness in his left hamstring — the same hamstring that he strained earlier this season.

  11. Video: Garin Cecchini slugs his first MLB homer

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:49 PM EST

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    Watch as Red Sox infielder Garin Cecchini takes Rays starter Jake Odorizzi deep to right field in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday for the first home run of his major league career …

  12. Evan Gattis will be in the Braves’ lineup Thursday for the first time since September 7

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:02 PM EST

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    Evan Gattis hasn’t played a full game for the Braves since September 7 because of strep throat and, more recently, a kidney stone. In that time, Atlanta has lost 12-of-14 games and been completely eliminated from postseason contention. But there will be no early shutdown for the 28-year-old slugging catcher.

  13. Carlos Beltran won’t play in another game this season

    Sep 24, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

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    Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed Wednesday to Chad Jennings of The Journal News that veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran has been shut down for the remainder of the 2014 season due to lingering discomfort in his right elbow. The Yankees were officially eliminated from postseason contention on Wednesday.

  14. Mike Trout leaves game with stomach illness

    Sep 24, 2014, 6:19 PM EST

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    From Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register comes word that Angels outfielder Mike Trout had to make an early exit from Wednesday afternoon’s game against the A’s because of a stomach bug.

  15. Jenrry Mejia to undergo hernia surgery October 2

    Sep 24, 2014, 12:38 AM EST

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    Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been pitching through a sports hernia for basically the entire second half of the season, and he will have it repaired via surgery almost as soon as the 2014 campaign is through.

  16. Steve Pearce expected to return to O’s lineup Thursday

    Sep 23, 2014, 11:53 PM EST

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    Orioles slugger Steve Pearce hasn’t appeared in a game since last Friday night because of soreness in his right wrist, but he was given a cortisone shot over the weekend and is beginning to feel much better.

  17. Video: Benches clear in LA after Madison Bumgarner hits Yasiel Puig in left foot with pitch

    Sep 23, 2014, 11:21 PM EST

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    Things got a little testy in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium after Giants starter Madison Bumgarner struck Yasiel Puig in the left foot with a low-and-inside pitch …

  18. Pirates clinch postseason spot with win over Braves

    Sep 23, 2014, 10:47 PM EST

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    Pittsburgh is headed to baseball’s postseason for a second straight year after not sniffing the playoffs between 1993-2012.

  19. Felix Hernandez pounded as Mariners lose fourth straight

    Sep 23, 2014, 10:22 PM EST

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    The ride might be over for the 2014 Mariners. Felix Hernandez was lit up for eight earned runs in just 4 2/3 innings and Seattle’s offense didn’t make any noise beyond the top of the third as the M’s fell 10-2 to the host Blue Jays on Tuesday evening in Toronto. It’s the fourth straight loss for Seattle.

  20. Michael Young will not be the Rangers’ next manager

    Sep 23, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

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    Michael Young spoke with Rangers general manager Jon Daniels about replacing Ron Washington, but the recently-retired 37-year-old has decided against pursuing the position so that he can focus on his family.

  21. Video: Andrelton Simmons makes stellar diving catch

    Sep 23, 2014, 8:49 PM EST

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    heck out Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons pull off this stellar diving grab Tuesday night against the Pirates …

  22. Bud Selig presents Derek Jeter with the 15th Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award

    Sep 23, 2014, 8:02 PM EST

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    You can watch here as Bud Selig presents the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award to retiring shortstop Derek Jeter on Tuesday evening in the Yankee Stadium press room …

  23. Jurickson Profar shut down for 2-3 months with renewed discomfort in his right shoulder

    Sep 23, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

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    Jurickson Profar’s nightmarish 2014 continues, as Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest reports that he will be shut down for the next 2-3 months due to renewed discomfort in his right shoulder.

  24. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons will return in 2015

    Sep 23, 2014, 6:31 PM EST

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    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Blue Jays will bring back manager John Gibbons for the 2015 season.

  25. Masahiro Tanaka pitches the Yankees to a victory in his first start since early July

    Sep 21, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

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    Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka looked sharp Sunday in his first start since July 8, scattering five hits over 5 1/3 innings of one-run ball in a 5-2 win over the visiting Blue Jays. He struck out four batters, did not issue a walk, and only went to one three-ball count all afternoon.

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