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  1. Blue Jays give Derek Jeter a trip to Canadian Rockies

    Aug 31, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s retirement tour continued Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre in Toronto, where the Blue Jays presented him a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation and this really cool trip …

  2. Dodgers activate Hyun-Jin Ryu and Juan Uribe from DL

    Aug 31, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

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    Hyun-Jin Ryu is back in the Dodgers’ starting rotation after missing a little over two weeks with a strained glute and Juan Uribe is back at third base after sitting out 15 days with a strained hamstring.

  3. Reds trade setup man Jonathan Broxton to the Brewers

    Aug 31, 2014, 1:48 PM EDT

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    The National League Central-leading Brewers just made a pretty significant upgrade to their bullpen. From Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com comes word that Milwaukee has acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton in a waiver trade with the Reds.

  4. Miguel Cabrera sits Sunday with nagging ankle injury

    Aug 31, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera had to leave the second half of Saturday’s doubleheader against the White Sox after struggling to make it down the first base line on a fourth-inning groundout. He’s been battling a right ankle injury for several weeks, and it seems only to be getting worse.

  5. A’s acquire veteran slugger Adam Dunn from the White Sox

    Aug 31, 2014, 11:49 AM EDT

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    The A’s announced Sunday morning that they have acquired veteran designated hitter Adam Dunn from the White Sox for minor league reliever Nolan Sanburn.

  6. Jacoby Ellsbury out again Sunday with left ankle injury

    Aug 31, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

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    Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is sitting out a second consecutive game after injuring his left ankle on a slide into home plate Friday night …

  7. Jay Bruce on rough 2014 season: “It’s honestly been the most embarrassing year of my life”

    Aug 31, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

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    Jay Bruce finished 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Saturday’s loss to the Pirates and is now batting .217/.292/.369 with 130 strikeouts in 114 total games this season. He’s sporting a career-worst .661 OPS and it looks like he’ll finish with fewer than 20 home runs for the first time since breaking into the major leagues in 2008.

  8. Giants, Dodgers, A’s among teams with interest in acquiring veteran slugger Adam Dunn

    Aug 31, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

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    White Sox veteran slugger Adam Dunn appears willing to waive his no-trade clause and join a contending team for his first taste of postseason baseball …

  9. Video: Padres notch third straight extra-innings walkoff

    Aug 31, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    Check out Alexi Amarista guiding the Padres to their third consecutive extra-innings walkoff victory with an RBI single to shallow left-center field Saturday night against the visiting Dodgers …

  10. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:58 AM EDT

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    This weekend has been a nightmare for the A’s. They headed into Anaheim on Thursday for the start of a four-game series with the goal of recapturing the lead in the American League West standings, but runs have been difficult to come by and now the Angels enter play Sunday looking for the sweep.

  11. Xander Bogaerts cleared to return from the 7-day concussion disabled list on Saturday night

    Aug 27, 2014, 11:27 PM EDT

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    Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has passed MLB’s concussion protocol and will return from the 7-day disabled list this Saturday night.

  12. Video: Andrelton Simmons protects the Braves’ late lead with an amazing play at shortstop

    Aug 27, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT

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    Andrelton Simmons kept the Braves’ late lead intact with this ridiculous play Wednesday night against the Mets …

  13. Manny Machado undergoes season-ending knee surgery

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

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    Orioles infielder Manny Machado underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee.

  14. David Price surrenders nine consecutive hits to the Yankees in the worst start of his career

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    The Tigers entered play Wednesday night trailing the Royals by 1 1/2 games in the American League Central standings and were hoping to get another strong start from trade deadline acquisition David Price, who tossed eight innings of one-run ball last week in Tampa Bay. Price did not come through.

  15. Tigers’ retirement gifts for Derek Jeter: a set of old Tiger Stadium seats and three paintings

    Aug 27, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s retirement tour continued Wednesday night at Detroit’s Comerica Park with another set of gifts …

  16. Video: Jorge Soler homers in his first major league at-bat

    Aug 27, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Watch as Cubs top outfield prospect Jorge Soler goes deep to left-center field in his first major league at-bat Wednesday evening at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati …

  17. Michael Wacha to make first rehab start Sunday with the Double-A Springfield Cardinals

    Aug 27, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT

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    From Brian Stull of STL Baseball Weekly comes word that Michael Wacha has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday with the Double-A Springfield Cardinals. Wacha threw a simulated game at Springfield on Wednesday afternoon and reported no issues with his shoulder.

  18. Rockies place Wilin Rosario on the disabled list

    Aug 27, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario continues to battle with inflammation in his left wrist and was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday evening.

  19. Madison Bumgarner loses perfect game in the eighth

    Aug 27, 2014, 12:14 AM EDT

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    We interrupt this regular old Tuesday night to inform you that Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is working on a perfect game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. He has not allowed a hit or a walk through seven innings and he’s thrown just 78 pitches despite striking out nine Colorado hitters. Updates to come.

  20. Yadier Molina to begin rehab assignment Wednesday

    Aug 26, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

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    Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina took a round of batting practice on Tuesday night at Double-A Springfield and has been cleared to catch five or six innings there Wednesday in his first minor league rehab game.

  21. Video: Jonny Gomes lays out to save two runs

    Aug 26, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    He didn’t cover very much ground before the dive, but A’s outfielder Jonny Gomes saved a couple of runs with this two-out grab in the bottom of the third inning Tuesday at Houston’s Minute Maid Park …

  22. Andrew McCutchen departs game versus Cardinals after aggravating injured left rib cage

    Aug 26, 2014, 9:23 PM EDT

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    Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen returned in just 15 days from an avulsion fracture in his left rib cage and had hit three home runs in six games since being activated from the disabled list. But he aggravated the injury on this catch against the outfield wall in the third inning Tuesday versus St. Louis …

  23. Joey Votto has resumed light baseball activities

    Aug 26, 2014, 8:56 PM EDT

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    Joey Votto is finally beginning to make some progress in his recovery from a severe quad strain. According to MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon, the Reds first baseman began taking dry swings and throwing lightly on Tuesday afternoon.

  24. Video: Anthony Rizzo slugs his 30th home run

    Aug 26, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Watch as Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo reaches 30 home runs for the first time in his young career with this moonshot to the right-center field seats at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park …

  25. Starlin Castro activated from the bereavement list

    Aug 26, 2014, 7:17 PM EDT

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro flew home to the Dominican Republic last Wednesday following the death of his cousin and three close friends in a car wreck. He is back in the Cubs’ lineup Tuesday, having been activated from the bereavement list.

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