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  1. Andy Dirks shut down with pain in surgically-repaired back

    Jul 16, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks had back surgery at the beginning of spring training and has yet to appear in a major league game this season. He’s not getting any closer either.

  2. VIDEO: Statcast tracks Mike Trout’s RBI triple from Tuesday night’s 2014 MLB All-Star Game

    Jul 16, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Statcast, the new 3D tracking technology from MLB Advanced Media, gives us this unique look at Mike Trout’s first-inning RBI triple from Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game …

  3. Brewers haven’t been able to contact Jean Segura, who lost his nine-month-old son last week

    Jul 16, 2014, 6:43 PM EDT

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    Brewers shortstop Jean Segura flew home to the Dominican Republic last week — a couple of days before the All-Star break — after his nine-month-old son Janniel passed away suddenly from an illness. It’s not known when he might return.

  4. Adam Wainwright: “I didn’t want Derek Jeter to get a hit”

    Jul 15, 2014, 11:43 PM EDT

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    Adam Wainwright did an in-game interview with FOX’s Erin Andrews after the eighth inning about his controversial comment that he grooved a pitch to Derek Jeter in the veteran shortstop’s first at-bat of Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game. Here’s the dialogue …

  5. VIDEO: Derek Jeter’s pregame speech to the AL All-Stars

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:58 PM EDT

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    Here’s a cool inside look into the American League All-Star clubhouse, where Derek Jeter gave a short speech to his AL All-Star teammates Tuesday evening before his final Midsummer Classic …

  6. Adam Wainwright admits grooving a pitch to Derek Jeter

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:02 PM EDT

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    Adam Wainwright admits grooving a couple of pitches to Derek Jeter in the veteran shortstop’s final All-Star Game. Jeter doubled off and scored off Wainwright in a three-run inning for the American League.

  7. Protesters hang a large “LOVE WATER, NOT OIL” sheet sign on the Target Field scoreboard

    Jul 15, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT

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    Just before Derek Jeter’s at-bat in the bottom of the third inning — likely his final plate appearance in an MLB All-Star Game — a group of protesters showed up above the right-field scoreboard at Target Field …

  8. VIDEO: Vin Scully’s opening for the 1985 All-Star Game, the second one played in Minneapolis

    Jul 15, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

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    Earlier we posted some footage from the 1965 All-Star Game, the first one held in Minneapolis. Now check out Vin Scully’s pregame promo for the 1985 All-Star Game, played at the Metrodome …

  9. Mike Trout will be wearing a pair of trout-themed Nike cleats in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

    Jul 15, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT

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    Angels outfielder Mike Trout will be rocking this set of trout-themed baseball cleats in Tuesday night’s 2014 MLB All-Star Game, now available on Nike’s website for a mere $150 …

  10. Um, yeah, that’s not Arizona …

    Jul 13, 2014, 5:18 PM EDT

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    In the program for Sunday night’s Futures Game, there’s a pretty cool map that shows the hometown of each player on the Team USA roster. Except … well … see if you can spot the mistake …

  11. Tyler Clippard, Alfredo Simon, and Tim Hudson added to National League All-Star roster

    Jul 13, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT

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    Tyler Clippard of the Nationals, Alfredo Simon of the Reds, and Tim Hudson of the Giants have been added to the National League roster for Tuesday night’s 2014 MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis.

  12. Futures Game lineups: Team USA vs. Team World

    Jul 13, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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    Here are the starting lineups for Sunday night’s Futures Game at Target Field in Minneapolis. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on MLB Network, with Matt Vasgersian, Sean Casey, Heidi Watney, and MLB.com prospect guru Jonathan Mayo on the call.

  13. Collin Cowgill out 4-5 weeks with broken thumb, nose

    Jul 13, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

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    Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill was lifted from Saturday’s game against the Rangers after being struck by a pitch while trying to bunt in the top of the eighth inning. The ball first hit Cowgill’s right thumb and fractured it and then ricocheted off of his nose, breaking it too.

  14. Braves suspend Dan Uggla one game for being extremely tardy on Saturday in Chicago

    Jul 13, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

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    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez refused to get into specific in his chat with the media before Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Wrigley Field, but second baseman Dan Uggla has officially been suspended one game without pay and David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution hears that it was for tardiness.

  15. Cliff Lee on track to return to Phillies’ rotation July 21

    Jul 13, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

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    Cliff Lee is on track to return to the Phillies’ starting rotation on July 21. The veteran left-hander has been out since the middle of May because of a muscle strain in his pitching elbow but could be an attractive name at this year’s trade deadline.

  16. Pirates activate Francisco Liriano from the disabled list for Sunday start against the Reds

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

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    Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano has been activated from the disabled list after missing a month with an oblique strain and will start an important game against the Reds on Sunday afternoon.

  17. Drew Pomeranz allows just one hit in rehab debut

    Jul 13, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    A’s starter Drew Pomeranz made his minor league rehab debut on Saturday night with the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats. And it was promising. The left-hander struck out seven, walked none, and yielded only one hit — a solo home run — over four strong innings.

  18. MRI shows biceps strain, no structural damage, for Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann

    Jul 13, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

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    An MRI taken Saturday on the right arm of Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann showed a biceps strain but no major structural damage. He is expected to avoid the disabled list.

  19. VIDEO: Yasiel Puig ejected for second time in his career

    Jul 13, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

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    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was tossed out of Saturday night’s game against the Padres in the bottom of the third inning for arguing an iffy strike call on a low and inside pitch …

  20. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jul 13, 2014, 8:48 AM EDT

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    The tide continues to change in the NL Central. Playing with heavy hearts in the aftermath of shortstop Jean Segura losing his nine-month-old son, the Brewers were blown out 10-2 by the visiting Cardinals on Saturday afternoon at Miller Park.

  21. Carlos Gonzalez expected to be activated Friday

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:21 PM EDT

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    Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is 3-for-6 with a double, a homer, and three RBI through two games on his minor league rehab assignment with the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox and is on track to be activated from the disabled list this Friday according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.

  22. Reds lose Brandon Phillips, Billy Hamilton to injuries

    Jul 9, 2014, 10:33 PM EDT

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    The Reds are one of the hottest teams in baseball and beat the Cubs on Wednesday night by a score of 4-1, but there won’t be much of a celebratory mood in the clubhouse afterward …

  23. The Rockies “aren’t looking around very hard” for a trade of star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hinted to Mark Kizsla of the Denver Post last week that he would like to be traded to a contender. But it doesn’t sound like the Rockies front office will grant him that wish this summer.

  24. Adam Lind out 6-8 weeks with fracture in right foot

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

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    Some rough news here for the slumping Blue Jays. MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm reports Adam Lind has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in his right foot and is expected to miss the next 6-8 weeks.

  25. VIDEO: Jackie Bradley Jr. takes flight for outstanding catch

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    They say humans can’t fly. Jackie Bradley Jr. begs to differ …

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