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  1. Yan Gomes exits game with concussion-like symptoms

    Aug 21, 2014, 6:57 PM EDT

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    Gomes was hit in the mask in the bottom of the fifth inning by a ball that deflected off the arm of Kurt Suzuki on a hit-by-pitch.

  2. Phil Hughes rolls to 14th win, sports third best K/BB ratio ever

    Aug 21, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

    Phil Hughes

    But not the best among major league starters this season.

  3. Angels acquire Gordon Beckham from White Sox

    Aug 21, 2014, 5:42 PM EDT

    Gordon Beckham

    Beckham had a very promising rookie season as a 22-year-old in 2009, but the former first-round draft pick has hit just .240 with a .658 OPS in 636 games since then while never topping a .700 OPS in a season.

  4. Reds demote 10-loss reliever J.J. Hoover to Triple-A

    Aug 21, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    J.J. Hoover Reds

    He heads to Triple-A tied for the Reds franchise record in relief losses with 10, which is especially remarkable considering he won his first decision of the season before dropping 10 straight.

  5. Garrett Richards out 6-9 months with torn patellar tendon

    Aug 21, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

    Garrett Richards Angels

    Richards’ leg buckled underneath him as he went to cover first base on a potential double-play ball last night and he was down for nearly 10 minutes before being carted off the field in obvious pain.

  6. Sexual assault charges against Tigers pitcher Evan Reed dismissed

    Aug 21, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

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    A Tigers pitcher has dodged a major legal bullet.

  7. Red Sox activate Allen Craig from the disabled list

    Aug 21, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    He hit a combined .312 with an .863 OPS in 328 games for the Cardinals from 2011 to 2013, but Craig’s production has plummeted to a .237 batting average and .639 OPS in 98 total games this season.

  8. David Price threw a one-hitter against the Rays. And lost.

    Aug 21, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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    One unearned run was all he allowed against his old mates. Tough way to lose.

  9. Brandon McCarthy tosses a four-hit shutout as the Yankees top the Astros

    Aug 21, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

    Brandon McCarthy

    Work fast. Throw strikes. If anyone has come up with a better way to win games, I haven’t heard of it yet.

  10. Chris Rock catches a foul ball at Yankee Stadium, gives it to a kid

    Aug 21, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

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    That’s kind of the whole story, but there’s nothing else going on right now.

  11. Masahiro Tanaka to throw against live hitters Saturday

    Aug 21, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Masahiro Tanaka’s attempt to avoid Tommy John elbow surgery with the rest-and-rehab approach has gone well enough that the Yankees right-hander will face live hitters for the first time Saturday.

  12. Cano, Puig, Pujols to participate in an All-Star series in Japan in November

    Aug 21, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

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    It’s better than no baseball in November, right?

  13. Rangers pull back Neal Cotts off waivers, won’t trade him

    Aug 21, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    Texas not trading impending free agent reliever Neal Cotts before the July 31 deadline was surprising and now they’re going to hang onto the left-hander for the rest of the season.

  14. HBT Daily: Can’t stop the Nats

    Aug 21, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    A nine game winning streak and a bunch of walkoff wins. Do they have a weakness right now?

  15. When will Ryan Zimmerman return to Nationals? “Sometime in September”

    Aug 21, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

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    There’s only a week or so remaining in the minor-league season, so if Zimmerman wants to go on a rehab assignment before coming off the disabled list he’s running out of time.

  16. The Cubs defend their grounds crew

    Aug 21, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Wrigley Tarp

    The Cubs have their grounds crew’s back.

  17. Yankees plan to shift David Phelps from the rotation to the bullpen

    Aug 21, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Phelps started 17 games with a 4.28 ERA before being shut down with elbow problems three weeks ago.

  18. Cubs place struggling Edwin Jackson on the disabled list

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals

    After signing a four-year, $52 million contract with the Cubs last offseason Edwin Jackson struggled last season and has now been a mess this year, giving him a combined 14-32 record and 5.47 ERA in 57 starts for Chicago.

  19. Miguel Cabrera aggravated an ankle injury last night

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

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    He’ll rub some dirt on it and play through, but the Tigers really don’t need this.

  20. Nationals’ nine-game winning streak is “absolutely epic”

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    The events taking place each evening on South Capitol Street are beginning to defy explanation.

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