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  1. Edwin Encarnacion starts June with a bang, launching 19th home run in win over Royals

    Jun 1, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

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    Edwin Encarnacion had a massive month of May for the American League East-leading Blue Jays, posting a 1.176 OPS with 16 home runs and 33 RBI in 30 games. And he’s off to a great start now in June.

  2. Mike Trout missing second straight game with stiff back

    Jun 1, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT

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    Mike Trout is out of the Angels’ starting lineup again on Sunday against the A’s because of lingering stiffness in his back.

  3. White Sox slugger Jose Abreu to be activated Monday

    Jun 1, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    The White Sox fell back under the .500 mark with Saturday’s loss to the Padres, but they’re still in second place in the American League Central standings and will get a big boost this week. MLB.com’s Scott Merkin reports that first baseman Jose Abreu will be activated from the disabled list Monday.

  4. Marlins acquire reliever Bryan Morris from Pirates for 39th overall pick in this week’s draft

    Jun 1, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

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    From Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel comes word that the Marlins have acquired right-handed reliever Bryan Morris from the Pirates in exchange for their competitive balance pick in the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft, which gets underway this Thursday evening.

  5. Red Sox call up infield prospect Garin Cecchini

    Jun 1, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

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    As first reported late Saturday night by WEEI’s Alex Speier, the Red Sox have promoted infield prospect Garin Cecchini from their Triple-A club in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Alex Wilson was optioned to Pawtucket in a corresponding roster move.

  6. Wil Myers lands on disabled list with sprained right wrist

    Jun 1, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

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    Rays outfielder Wil Myers has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist sprain that he suffered Friday night at Fenway Park.

  7. Marlins lose Jarrod Saltalamacchia to concussion

    Jun 1, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who hit a deep hitting slump in May, has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

  8. Mike Moustakas recalled from AAA Omaha

    Jun 1, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports that the Royals placed infielder Danny Valencia on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a wrist injury and recalled third baseman Mike Moustakas from Triple-A Omaha in a corresponding 25-man roster move.

  9. Astros top pitching prospect Mark Appel lit up in return to rotation at High-A Lancaster

    Jun 1, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT

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    Mark Appel, the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft, was demoted from the starting rotation at High-A Lancaster on April 25 and sent back to extended spring training after posting ugly numbers over his first four appearances. His first start back went even more poorly.

  10. Johnny Cueto broke A.J. Pollock’s right hand

    Jun 1, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT

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    Some unfortunate news here for the Diamondbacks. As relayed by Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Arizona, center fielder and primary leadoff man A.J. Pollock suffered a fractured fourth metacarpal on his right hand Saturday when he was struck by a pitch from Reds starter Johnny Cueto.

  11. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jun 1, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

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    The defending World Series-champion Red Sox have been on a roll since snapping their embarrassing losing streak at 10 games Monday in Atlanta. And the good times continued on Saturday night.

  12. MLB All-Time Roster Salary Cap Game: $30 for 10 players

    May 29, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

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    Versions of this have been floating around all week for the NBA and NHL, so let’s try it with baseball …

  13. VIDEO: Nelson Cruz slugs his 19th home run of the year

    May 28, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

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    Watch as Nelson Cruz pushes his MLB-leading home run total to 19 with this two-out blast to center field in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday night at Milwaukee’s Miller Park …

  14. Sean Burnett diagnosed with torn UCL, could need second Tommy John elbow surgery

    May 28, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT

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    Sad news here on Angels reliever Sean Burnett. MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez reports that the left-hander was diagnosed Wednesday with a torn UCL in his pitching elbow and will probably need season-ending Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. It would be his second.

  15. Henderson Alvarez leaves start with stiff right elbow

    May 28, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    The elbow injury epidemic simply can’t be stopped. CSNWashington.com’s Mark Zuckerman reports that Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was removed from his start Wednesday night against the Nationals after experiencing stiffness in his pitching elbow.

  16. Red Sox place Clay Buchholz on 15-day disabled list

    May 28, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

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    Clay Buchholz was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a hyperextended knee — and a 7.02 ERA.

  17. Johnny Damon cuts off Manny Ramirez’s first pitch

    May 28, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT

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    Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez reenacted a famous blooper on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

  18. Hunter Pence’s stolen scooter has been returned

    May 28, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Hunter Pence’s stolen scooter was returned to AT&T Park by a group of people on Wednesday afternoon during the Giants’ game against the visiting Cubs.

  19. Matt Kemp gets first start in left field since 2006

    May 28, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Carl Crawford suffered an ugly left ankle sprain Tuesday while chasing after a ball, so the Dodgers are rolling with Matt Kemp in left field in their series finale Wednesday night against the visiting Reds. Kemp, who had been on the bench for five straight games, last played left field as a rookie in 2006.

  20. Yu Darvish expects to return to Rangers’ rotation Saturday

    May 28, 2014, 6:37 PM EDT

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    Rangers ace Yu Darvish had to be scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday in Minnesota because of lingering stiffness in his neck, but he hasn’t been placed on the disabled list yet and could be ready by his next turn through the Texas starting rotation.

  21. Edwin Encarnacion slugs his 14th home run of this month, tying a Blue Jays franchise record

    May 27, 2014, 11:23 PM EDT

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    Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion hit back-to-back home runs in bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday night at Rogers Centre, propelling the Blue Jays to a 9-6 victory over the visiting Rays. It was the

  22. Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez isn’t getting any closer

    May 27, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

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    The Phillies signed right-hander Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a three-year, $12 million contract last August after he defected from his native Cuba and were hoping that he would be prepared to join their rotation in early 2014. But it’s almost June and Gonzalez seems only to be taking steps backward.

  23. Mariners sign Xavier Nady to minor league deal

    May 27, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

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    As first mentioned by Bob Dutton of the Tacoma New Times and then confirmed by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mariners have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with outfielder Xavier Nady.

  24. MRI results on Yu Darvish’s neck: “unremarkable”

    May 27, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT

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    Rangers ace Yu Darvish was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night against the Twins because of stiffness in his neck. It’s something that also bothered him during spring straining, so the Rangers — who have been plagued by more injuries than any other team this season — decided to give him an MRI. The results were clean.

  25. 50 Cent goes wide left on ceremonial first pitch

    May 27, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

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    50 Cent threw his first pitch Tuesday night at Citi Field more toward the first-base dugout than home plate.

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