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  1. Cubs acquire Jacob Turner from Marlins

    Aug 8, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Turner had an ugly 5.97 ERA in 78 innings for the Marlins this season, but he posted a 3.95 ERA in 30 starts between 2012 and 2013, ranked as a consensus top-50 prospect a couple years ago, and just turned 23 in May.

  2. HBT Daily: Taking stock of Bryce Harper

    Aug 8, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    He’s got more promise than any young player in the game, but injuries have hampered him. What does the future hold?

  3. Michael Pineda set to rejoin Yankees’ rotation next week

    Aug 8, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Michael Pineda hasn’t pitched for the Yankees since getting booted from his April 23 start for having pine tar on his neck.

  4. Cubs, Phillies not likely to complete a Cole Hamels trade. But it’s still interesting.

    Aug 8, 2014, 12:03 PM EDT

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    For what it says about the Cubs, not what it says about the Phillies or Cole Hamels.

  5. Twins calling up pitching prospect Trevor May

    Aug 8, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    May was acquired from the Phillies in the Ben Revere trade two offseasons ago and repeated Double-A last season before taking a big step forward at Triple-A this year.

  6. Orioles finally ready to welcome back Ubaldo Jimenez

    Aug 8, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Jimenez last pitched for the Orioles on July 5, yet he still leads the American League with 60 walks in the first season of a four-year, $50 million contract.

  7. Zoo with Roy actually got to go to the zoo with Roy Halladay

    Aug 8, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Hold on to your dreams, kids. Because they really can come true.

  8. Willie Bloomquist needs knee surgery, out “at least a month”

    Aug 8, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    He’s under contract for $3 million next season as part of a two-year, $5.8 million deal.

  9. “Better-than-average chance” White Sox call up No. 3 overall pick Carlos Rodon

    Aug 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Will Carlos Rodon follow the Chris Sale path to the majors?

  10. Brandon Phillips is cleared to swing a bat

    Aug 8, 2014, 9:56 AM EDT

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    The Reds’ second baseman is on his way back.

  11. The Rays to wear “fauxback” uniforms on Sunday

    Aug 8, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    When you don’t have much history, you have to invent some.

  12. An Ohio legislator pushes a resolution encouraging the Indians to change their name, drop Chief Wahoo

    Aug 8, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    And the Indians continue to try to walk the tightrope between endorsing Wahoo and phasing him out.

  13. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 8, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

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    If you had money on “Shane Greene and Chris Capuano would go back-to-back shutting down the Detroit Tigers in August, keeping the Yankees in the playoff picture,” the casino management would like to have a word with you.

  14. Reports: Cubs claimed Cole Hamels off revocable waivers from the Phillies

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

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    The Cubs have reportedly claimed Cole Hamels off revocable waivers from the Phillies, but it’s unlikely that the two sides work out a trade.

  15. Dan Jennings diagnosed with concussion after being hit in head by line drive

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

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    Scary moment tonight in Pittsburgh, as Marlins left-hander Dan Jennings was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer in the bottom of the seventh inning.

  16. Josh Beckett expected to return to disabled list with hip injury

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Josh Beckett has attempted to pitch through a hip injury, but now he’s expected to head back to the disabled list.

  17. George Springer’s setback is considered minor

    Aug 7, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Rookie slugger George Springer was forced to exit a minor league rehab game with Low-A Quad Cities last night after he aggravated his left quad strain, but the setback is considered minor.

  18. Carlos Carrasco is getting another shot in the Indians’ rotation

    Aug 7, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

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    Carlos Carrasco has posted a 2.30 ERA and 39/9 K/BB ratio over 43 innings since moving to the bullpen, but the Indians are giving him another shot in the starting rotation.

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