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  1. J.J. Hardy nearing minor league rehab assignment

    Apr 7, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

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    Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided good news Tuesday on the status of shortstop J.J. Hardy, who had to be placed on the 15-day disabled list before Opening Day because of a left shoulder strain.

  2. Alex Cobb plays catch Tuesday, calls it “best day yet”

    Apr 7, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT

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    Alex Cobb is beginning to make steady progress in his rehabilitation from right forearm tendinitis.

  3. Video: Buster Posey slugs his first home run of 2015

    Apr 7, 2015, 10:11 PM EDT

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    Watch as Buster Posey takes Rubby De La Rosa deep Tuesday for his first home run of 2015 …

  4. Giants sign Kevin Correia to minor league contract

    Apr 7, 2015, 9:38 PM EDT

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    Correia was released by the Mariners at the end of spring training after posting a 16.88 ERA in three Cactus League appearances. The 34-year-old will act as orgnizational rotation depth for the Giants, who badly need it now that …

  5. Cody Ross is joining the Athletics

    Apr 7, 2015, 8:45 PM EDT

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    Cody Ross, released by the Diamondbacks on Saturday, has already found a new home …

  6. Mat Latos driven from Marlins debut in the first inning

    Apr 7, 2015, 8:02 PM EDT

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    Mat Latos is not off to a promising start in Miami.

  7. Matt Cain lands on disabled list with more elbow troubles

    Apr 7, 2015, 7:37 PM EDT

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    Cain was in line to pitch the Giants’ third regular-season game on Wednesday in Arizona, but 26-year-old right-hander Chris Heston has been recalled from Triple-A Fresno and will take the bump instead.

  8. James Loney scratched Tuesday with tweaked side

    Apr 7, 2015, 6:51 PM EDT

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    Logan Forsythe has been shifted from designated hitter to first base and Brandon Guyer is now at DH against Baltimore left-hander Wei-Yin Chen. The severity of Loney’s side injury is unknown.

  9. MRI shows no damage in Ryan Braun’s rib cage

    Apr 7, 2015, 6:07 PM EDT

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    Ryan Braun had to be pulled from Monday’s season-opener against the Rockies after tweaking a muscle in his rib cage while extending to make a catch in right field. There was some concern that it might be an oblique or intercostal strain, which would send him to the 15-day disabled list, but worry no more …

  10. Mets, Lucas Duda cut off contract extension talks

    Apr 5, 2015, 5:23 PM EDT

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    Duda can’t become a free agent until after the 2017 campaign, so there wasn’t a big rush to get something done this spring.

  11. Details for Corey Kluber’s five-year, $38.5M extension …

    Apr 5, 2015, 4:11 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal was first to report that the Indians had reached agreement on a five-year extension with ace starter Corey Kluber and now Rosenthal has the full details of the new deal …

  12. Opening Night lineups: Cardinals vs. Cubs

    Apr 5, 2015, 3:08 PM EDT

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    The game will be broadcast on ESPN2. First pitch at Wrigley Field is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET.

  13. Giants may push back Jake Peavy’s first start

    Apr 5, 2015, 2:35 PM EDT

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    Jake Peavy struggled badly in his final two Cactus League starts, yielding 13 runs — 11 earned — over just 6 2/3 total innings.

  14. Indians sign Carlos Carrasco to three-year extension

    Apr 5, 2015, 1:22 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Tribe are in agreement on a new deal for right-handed starter Carlos Carrasco. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports says it’s a three-year contract with two club options and will carry around $22 million in guaranteed money.

  15. Tigers place Bruce Rondon on 15-day disabled list

    Apr 5, 2015, 12:57 PM EDT

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    Rondon came down with some biceps tendinitis at the end of spring training and also battled some neck discomfort in early March.

  16. Chase Utley “will eventually give in to a deal”

    Apr 5, 2015, 11:44 AM EDT

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    Chase Utley has said many times before that he wants to finish out his contract with the Phillies — a contract that runs through 2018 via some rather complicated vesting options …

  17. Video: Cardinals and Cubs ready for Opening Night

    Apr 5, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT

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    MLB.com put together this short intro for Sunday’s Opening Night game at Wrigley Field …

  18. Report: Nationals Park to host 2018 All-Star Game

    Apr 5, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT

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    There hasn’t been an MLB All-Star Game in the nation’s capital since the Senators hosted it at RFK Stadium in 1969. And the Nats as a franchise haven’t hosted the game since 1982 in Montreal.

  19. USWNT game at Busch Stadium draws record crowd

    Apr 5, 2015, 7:39 AM EDT

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    The United States women’s soccer team defeated New Zealand 4-0 on Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. It was a success all around …

  20. No progress in extension talks between Reds, Johnny Cueto

    Apr 1, 2015, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Johnny Cueto is due to become a free agent five days after the 2015 World Series and he has said that he will not allow in-season extension negotiations. So the countdown clock is on in Cincinnati’s front office, and it sure looks like time is going to run out.

  21. Chris Sale strikes out 13 batters in minor league game

    Apr 1, 2015, 9:28 PM EDT

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    As noted by CSNChicago.com’s Dan Hayes, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale struck out 13 batters over six-plus innings of one-run ball Wednesday in a game against a group of Reds minor leaguers.

  22. Yankees acquire infielder Gregorio Petit from Astros

    Apr 1, 2015, 8:34 PM EDT

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    Petit batted .278/.300/.423 with eight doubles and two home runs in 100 plate appearances last season for the Astros. He wasn’t going to make their Opening Day roster this spring, but the versatile 30-year-old infielder could be of immediate use to the Yankees …

  23. Christian Vazquez to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Apr 1, 2015, 7:41 PM EDT

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    As first reported by Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal, Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez will undergo Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on Thursday morning.

  24. Video: Carlos Martinez goes six scoreless vs. Mets

    Apr 1, 2015, 7:07 PM EDT

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    Martinez wraps up the spring with a 2.86 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 22 innings. He was officially named the Cardinals’ fifth starter on Monday …

  25. Bruce Rondon scratched Wednesday with sore shoulder

    Apr 1, 2015, 6:12 PM EDT

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    Tigers setup man Bruce Rondon was supposed to make an appearance in Wednesday’s Cactus League game against the Padres, but he woke up with a sore shoulder and couldn’t shake the discomfort during pregame stretching.

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