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  1. Base-running madness in the Yankees-Orioles game

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    Carlos Beltran and Chase Headley were both credited with stolen bases, Bud Norris and Manny Machado were both credited with errors, and the Orioles ended up blowing out the Yankees anyway.

  2. Twins promote baseball’s No. 1 prospect, Byron Buxton, to Double-A

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was slated to begin this season at Double-A and perhaps be knocking on the door to the majors right now, but instead the consensus No. 1 prospect in baseball missed the first two-plus months of the year with a spring training wrist injury.

  3. Adam Lind is ready to return from a fractured foot

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Prior to the injury Lind was having his second straight strong season following a three-year rough patch from 2010-2012, hitting a career-high .320 with an .878 OPS that ranks as the second-best mark of his career despite just four homers in 61 games.

  4. Buck Showalter wants to give Derek Jeter a picture of the Jeffrey Maier home run as a retirement gift

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

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    I assume the amount of crap that Derek Jeter does not give about this quip is incalculable by current mathematics.

  5. Domingo Santana is 0-for-17 with 14 strikeouts and “just panicked” defensively

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

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    Astros prospect Domingo Santana hit .292 with 14 homers and an .844 OPS in 104 games at Triple-A to earn his first call-up to the big leagues, but the 21-year-old outfielder has been an absolute mess so far in Houston.

  6. Happy 20th Anniversary, 1994 baseball strike!

    Aug 12, 2014, 9:52 AM EDT

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    Here’s hoping today’s owners remember the lessons of the 1994 strike.

  7. Brett Anderson to undergo season-ending back surgery

    Aug 12, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    Another short season for a talented but fragile pitcher.

  8. Felix Hernandez continues to be positively ridiculous

    Aug 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    He’s beating the deadballers at their own game.

  9. Robin Williams 1951-2014. Depression is no joke.

    Aug 12, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    Allow us a brief diversion. Because depression really sucks.

  10. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 12, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT

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    The Kansas City Royals are in first place. In mid-August. This is nor a drill.

  11. The Royals have moved into first place in the American League Central

    Aug 11, 2014, 11:24 PM EDT

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    The Royals haven’t been in first place this late in a season since 2003.

  12. Justin Verlander to undergo MRI on shoulder on Tuesday

    Aug 11, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Verlander hasn’t looked like himself all season and holds a 4.76 ERA after tonight’s outing.

  13. Watch: Elderly fan at Wrigley Field makes the catch of the night

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT

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    Don’t worry, I’m hearing that Ruben Amaro, Jr. is already trying to get in touch with his agent.

  14. Andrelton Simmons could return from ankle sprain as soon as Tuesday

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Andrelton Simmons has been sidelined since last Tuesday due to a left ankle sprain, but he could rejoin the Braves’ lineup as soon as tomorrow.

  15. UPDATE: Manny Machado suffers right knee sprain

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:17 PM EDT

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    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was forced to exit tonight’s game against the Yankees in the bottom of the third inning with a right knee sprain.

  16. VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball very far. Because of course he did.

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton is now up to 31 home runs on the year, which ties Jose Abreu of the White Sox for the major league lead.

  17. PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” comes across $1 million in 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT

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    The collection, which included signatures and rare baseball cards from Boston Red Stockings players, is the largest sports memorabilia find in the 19-year history of the show.

  18. Royals acquire Josh Willingham from the Twins

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Willingham, 35, is batting .210/.345/.402 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI over 68 games this season.

  19. Mets right-hander Jeremy Hefner appears headed for a second Tommy John surgery

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Jeremy Hefner made 22 starts for the Mets last season prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery and now he has suffered a significant setback in his recovery.

  20. Report: Royals and Tigers interested in trading for Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava

    Aug 11, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

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    Nava is batting just .248/.327/.310 with two home runs and 15 RBI over 71 games this season, but he hit .303 with 12 home runs and an .830 OPS in 2013.

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