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  1. Billy Hamilton is the youngest player with 50 steals since 2007

    Aug 28, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Billy Hamilton

    Not many rookies in recent MLB history have done as much running as The Fastest Man In Baseball.

  2. Salvador Perez wears women’s perfume behind the plate

    Aug 28, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Umpire to Perez: “You smell good, Salvy!” I am not making that up.

  3. HBT Daily: For the Cubs, contention may be right around the corner

    Aug 28, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    With a load of great hitting prospects and the dough to go get pitching, things may soon be looking up on the north side of Chicago

  4. Photo of the Day: Paul Simon, Jack White and Eddie Vedder walk into a ballpark . . .

    Aug 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Sorry. There’s no joke there. Just a cool picture. Including Vedder with a sweet 70s-80s Tigers road uni.

  5. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke on umpire Mark Ripperger: “He’s terrible”

    Aug 28, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

    Ron Roenicke Brewers

    Last night after the Brewers lost to the Padres in extra innings manager Ron Roenicke tore into home plate umpire Mark Ripperger, who ejected Roenicke from the game in the ninth inning.

  6. Report: Ryne Sandberg was “ticked off” at Cole Hamels

    Aug 28, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Four players (Cole Hamels, Domonic Brown, David Buchanan, and Kyle Kendrick) have publicly criticized and/or disrespected Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg this month, but the rookie skipper insists it’s “not a big deal.”

  7. Watch the Yankees get nine straight hits off David Price

    Aug 28, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    MLB.com strung together video of all nine hits, which is weirdly mesmerizing to watch.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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 …

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

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