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  1. Video: Wilson Ramos smacks walkoff ground-rule double

    Aug 17, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Watch as Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos beats the Pirates on Saturday with this walkoff ground-rule double …

  2. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 17, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Suddenly the American League West is all tied up. Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick both went yard and Matt Shoemaker pitched well over 5 2/3 innings as the Angels topped the Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. The A’s, meanwhile, got a third straight poor start from Sonny Gray and lost 4-3 to the Braves at Atlanta’s Turner Field.

  3. Hyun-Jin Ryu diagnosed with strained right glute

    Aug 14, 2014, 10:37 AM EDT

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    Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu made an early exit from his start Wednesday night against the Braves after suffering a strained right glute.

  4. Video: Rymer Liriano slugs his first major league homer

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

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    Watch as Padres outfield prospect Rymer Liriano slugs this 0-1 fastball to the third deck of the Western Metal Supply Co. building Wednesday evening in San Diego for his first major league home run …

  5. Brian McCann due back from concussion on Saturday

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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    Yankees manager Joe Girardi told MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch that he expects catcher Brian McCann to be activated off the 7-day concussion disabled list this Saturday.

  6. Troy Tulowitzki to undergo season-ending hip surgery

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

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    Troy Tulowitzki’s season has come to a close. MLB.com’s Thomas Harding reports that the shortstop is scheduled to undergo “labral repair surgery on his left hip” this Friday in Vail, Colorado.

  7. Byron Buxton, the top prospect in baseball, taken off on a stretcher in first Double-A game

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

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    Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton, rated by most outlets as the most promising young talent in baseball, was promoted this week from High-A Fort Myers to Double-A New Britain. But he apparently suffered a major injury in his first game Wednesday evening with the New Britain Rock Cats …

  8. Video: Javier Baez slugs his first Wrigley Field home run

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    And the ball actually traveled out of Wrigley Field, onto Waveland Avenue. Watch it fly …

  9. Masahiro Tanaka throws 10 fastballs on flat ground, hopes to return to Yankees this season

    Aug 13, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

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    Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed last month with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and that injury pretty much always leads to Tommy John reconstructive surgery, but the right-hander is still holding out hope that rest and rehab will do the trick.

  10. Rangers place Yu Darvish on disabled list with elbow injury

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    The long list of injured Rangers now grows. As first relayed by Jeff Wilson at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, ace Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.

  11. Rule 7.13 strikes again as White Sox fall to Giants

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

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    The mess that is Rule 7.13 struck again in Wednesday’s game between the White Sox and Giants …

  12. Alex Rios back in Rangers’ lineup on Wednesday

    Aug 13, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Alex Rios is back in the Rangers’ starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Rays for the first time since aggravating a right ankle injury on a slide into home plate Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

  13. A’s halt Royals’ winning streak at eight with 11-3 drubbing

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    A’s starter Jon Lester fanned nine batters over six solid innings and the Oakland offense set a season-high with 20 hits in an 11-3 beatdown of the host Royals on Tuesday night at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium. It was the first loss for the Royals in nine games.

  14. Dexter Fowler to be activated from disabled list Wednesday

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT

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    From MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart comes word that the Astros will activate center fielder Dexter Fowler from the disabled list on Wednesday afternoon. He will presumably start in center field for Houston in Wednesday’s series finale with the visiting Twins.

  15. Video: Edwin Encarnacion hits grand slam in rehab game

    Aug 12, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Watch as rehabbing Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion crushes a grand slam for Triple-A Buffalo in the second inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Orioles’ affiliate from Norfolk …

  16. Mo’ne Davis, the female Little League pitcher from Philly, was discovered on a football field

    Aug 12, 2014, 8:41 PM EDT

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    CSNPhilly.com has a cool feature on Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl who pitched Philadelphia’s Taney Youth Baseball Association to an 8-0 victory over a squad from Delaware on Sunday in Little League Baseball’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship.

  17. Jed Lowrie has a fracture in his right index finger, but the shortstop hopes to play through it

    Aug 12, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    A’s shortstop Jed Lowrie was initially diagnosed with a bruise after taking a hard grounder off his right index finger last week, but Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that an MRI taken Tuesday afternoon revealed a hairline fracture.

  18. Manny Machado diagnosed with ligament sprain in knee

    Aug 12, 2014, 7:13 PM EDT

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    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado underwent an MRI on Tuesday after injuring his right knee on a hard swing in the third inning of Monday night’s 11-3 victory over the Yankees. The O’s have reviewed the MRI results but aren’t offering more than a vague diagnosis until Wednesday …

  19. Gerrit Cole will make another rehab start

    Aug 12, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT

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    Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole was dominant in a rehab start Sunday at Triple-A Indianapolis, allowing just one hit over six scoreless innings. But he only made it to 73 pitches in that outing so the Bucs will have him make one more appearance in the minor leagues.

  20. Kansas City rolls out the red carpet for SungWoo Lee, a Royals fan from Seoul, South Korea

    Aug 11, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

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    This is a hard story to summarize because there are so many elements to it and the way it has grown and grown — and continues to grow — is pretty unique. The gist is this: A man living in Seoul, South Korea declares himself a Royals fan 20 years ago because he likes underdogs and thinks Kauffman Stadium looks beautiful and wants to use Major League Baseball broadcasts to improve his English skills …

  21. Gerrit Cole tossed six scoreless innings in a rehab outing on Sunday at Triple-A Indianapolis

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

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    Gerrit Cole allowed five runs on 10 hits over 4 2/3 innings in a rehab start last week, but the Pirates insisted they weren’t worried about those results and it appears that their confidence was well-placed.

  22. Phillies claim right-hander Jerome Williams from Rangers, expected to start him Tuesday

    Aug 10, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT

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    Jerome Williams has been claimed off waivers by the Phillies and is expected to start for them on Tuesday against the Angels.

  23. Video: Jay Bruce robs Giancarlo Stanton of a home run

    Aug 10, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

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    Watch as Reds right fielder Jay Bruce climbs the wall to rob Giancarlo Stanton of a home run in the top of the eighth inning Sunday afternoon at Great American Ball Park …

  24. Carlos Gonzalez lands on disabled list with knee issue

    Aug 10, 2014, 3:36 PM EDT

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    MLB.com beat writer Thomas Harding reports that the Rockies have put outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with left knee tendinitis. It’s yet another dagger in what has been a highly frustrating season for the dynamic 28-year-old.

  25. Angels starter Tyler Skaggs needs Tommy John elbow surgery, will be out until 2016

    Aug 10, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

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    A brutal development here for the Angels. According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, left-handed starter Tyler Skaggs needs Tommy John reconstructive surgery to repair a ligament tear in his throwing elbow.

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