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  1. Hyun-Jin Ryu throws simulated game, nears return to Dodgers

    Aug 28, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Hyun-Jin Ryu

    Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke get most of the attention in the Dodgers’ rotation–and rightfully so–but Ryu has also been fantastic with a 3.12 ERA in 53 starts since signing a six-year, $36 million contract with Los Angeles last offseason.

  2. Masahiro Tanaka pitches a simulated game, on track to pitch in September

    Aug 28, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    The Yankees are two and a half games back in the wild card and could use a shot in the arm.

  3. Brewers tried to trade for Justin Morneau, but Rockies pulled him back off waivers

    Aug 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Morneau is under contract for next season at a reasonable $6.75 million salary, so the Rockies weren’t inclined to give him away cheaply.

  4. Corey Kluber is miffed he didn’t get to throw warmup pitches during a replay review

    Aug 28, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    He feels like the current rules make a pitcher guess as to how long the replay review will last and thus force him to gamble on whether or not to throw warmup pitches.

  5. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 28, 2014, 6:55 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    Every fifth day I wake up in the morning and see another impressive Clayton Kershaw pitching line.

  6. 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.

  7. 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 …

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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 …

  11. 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 …

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Adam Wainwright has a “dead arm”

    Aug 27, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Which, despite the name of it, usually isn’t as serious as a lot of other stuff that can afflict pitchers.

  15. Yankees sign Mets castoff Chris Young

    Aug 27, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    Young signed a one-year, $7.25 million deal with the Mets this offseason in the hopes of building back his value before hitting the free agent market again, but instead he hit just .205 with eight homers and a .630 OPS in 88 games.

  16. Royals demote Aaron Crow to Double-A

    Aug 27, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Aaron Crow

    Crow was an All-Star in 2011 and has a 3.35 ERA in 226 career innings through age 26, including a 3.86 ERA in 59 appearances this season.

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