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  1. Adam Dunn may retire on the verge of 500-homer club

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Chicago White Sox Photo Day

    “I’m not a 22-year-old single guy anymore. There are a lot of things that play into coming back and your decision.”

  2. The Diamondbacks plan to bring back Kirk Gibson for some reason

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Kirk Gibson

    Other than underachieving, alienating certain players and ordering pitchers to throw at guys, Gibson has been fantastic.

  3. Jeff Samardzija content he chose baseball over football

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Baseball wound up the career path of choice for the A’s right-hander, but football will always be in Samardzija’s blood.

  4. The NL Wild Card race: less-than-inspiring

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

    B.J. Upton, Alan Porter

    But I suppose someone — two someones, actually — has to win this ugly thing.

  5. Mike Matheny on Michael Wacha’s bullpen session: “I was expecting less”

    Aug 19, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    “It looked really close to what we normally would see when he’s out there.”

  6. Aroldis Chapman unavailable due to “achy” shoulder

    Aug 19, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman

    For whatever it’s worth, Chapman averaged 99.5 miles per hour with his fastball in Sunday’s walk-fest, topping out at 101.5 mph.

  7. Happy Eddie Gaedel Day!

    Aug 19, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

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    Baseball used to be fun, darn it.

  8. Could bats with axe handles find their way to the big leagues soon?

    Aug 19, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    Joe Jackson had Black Betty. Maybe some slugger will one day have “Lizzie Borden.”

  9. Losing coach in Little League World Series provides a winning postgame speech

    Aug 19, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

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    A little bit of video to restore a small part of your otherwise shaken faith in humanity on this Tuesday morning.

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

    Aug 19, 2014, 6:42 AM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Washington Nationals

    The Nats win the close ones. They win the not-so-close ones. They win the tame ones. And last night, they won a wild one.

  11. Watch Nick Markakis rob Conor Gillaspie with leaping catch

    Aug 18, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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    Nick Markakis had himself a mighty fine evening.

  12. VIDEO: Adam LaRoche homers to give Nationals third straight walk-off victory

    Aug 18, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    The Nationals have won seven straight, including three in a row in walk-off fashion.

  13. Felix Hernandez says he’s good to go after hip bruise

    Aug 18, 2014, 10:02 PM EDT

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    Felix Hernandez suffered a hip bruise against the Tigers on Saturday, but the Mariners’ ace says he’s “good” to go for his next start.

  14. Numbers game: Tigers fall victim to baseball’s speed obsession

    Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister was a perfectly useful pitcher for Detroit, but he didn’t show up on the radar gun. Now, Fister is leading the National not the playoffs while the Tigers are fighting to stay alive.

  15. Twins prospect Byron Buxton done for season after concussion

    Aug 18, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Considered the top prospect in the game, Byron Buxton has only appeared in 31 games this season.

  16. UPDATE: Pirates minor leaguer suspended 68 games for HGH

    Aug 18, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Pirates minor league right-hander Michael Clemens has been suspended 68 games for “possession and use” of human growth hormone.

  17. Report: Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo is “moving quickly” toward signing with a team

    Aug 18, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

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    28 teams reportedly attended a showcase for Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo late last month.

  18. Pedro Alvarez making first career start at first base Monday night

    Aug 18, 2014, 6:22 PM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

    After 584 games in the majors, Pedro Alvarez is going to try something new.

  19. Josh Hamilton sits again

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

    Josh Hamilton

    What’s wrong with the Angels’ left fielder?

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