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  1. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 5, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Braves AP

    A quick recap of a busy Fourth of July around MLB, including another win for the red-hot Braves.

  2. The Cubs’ collection of position prospects is ridiculous

    Jul 5, 2014, 12:18 AM EDT

    Javier Baez

    Get excited, Cubs fans. You too, fantasy leaguers.

  3. Carlos Gomez is interested in participating in the Home Run Derby

    Jul 5, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    Carlos Gomez wants to participate in the Home Run Derby, so he had Ryan Braun talk to Troy Tulowitzki on his behalf.

  4. After sacrificing two top prospects, the A’s are now all in for 2014

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:38 PM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Billy Beane gets a jump on the trade market by parting with Addison Russell, Billy McKinney.

  5. Carl Crawford to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A on Saturday

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Carl Crawford

    Carl Crawford will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday.

  6. A’s acquire Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Cubs for Addison Russell

    Jul 4, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs - Game Two

    Outfield prospect Billy McKinney and right-hander Dan Straily also on the move to the Cubs.

  7. Jon Lester doesn’t want to discuss a contract extension until after the season

    Jul 4, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

    Jon Lester

    If the Red Sox want to keep Jon Lester around, they’ll have to pick up contract talks when the season is over as the lefty considers them to be distracting during the season.

  8. Bruce Bochy doesn’t expect Angel Pagan back until after the All-Star break

    Jul 4, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Angel Pagan

    The Giants won’t see Angel Pagan for at least another couple of weeks, according to manager Bruce Bochy. The outfielder is suffering from a bulging disk in his lower back.

  9. Gerrit Cole exits Friday’s start with right lat soreness

    Jul 4, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

    Gerrit Cole

    Gerrit Cole left Friday’s start against the Phillies with right lat soreness. The Pirates will evaluate him on Saturday.

  10. Report: Blue Jays have been scouting Martin Prado, Aaron Hill, and Chase Headley

    Jul 4, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Chase Headley

    The Blue Jays have been scouting some expensive, mediocre talent lately, reports ESPN’s Jim Bowden.

  11. Dirk Hayhurst implies “pillow-case-sized” bag of weed taken in 2011 Evan Longoria-David Price robbery

    Jul 4, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT

    David Price, Evan Longoria

    Dirk Hayhurst’s latest piece for Sports on Earth doesn’t name any names, but it hardly needs to. In it, he indicates that the March 2011 incident in which a house shared by Rays players Evan Longoria, David Price and Reid Brignac was robbed also featured a “pillow-case-sized” bag of weed.

  12. Johnny Damon still thinks he can “outhit at least half the league”

    Jul 4, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Johnny Damon may be going a little crazy. The 40-year-old veteran says that he can “outhit at least half the league”.

  13. Rangers call up Neftali Feliz from Triple-A

    Jul 4, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

    Neftali Feliz Getty

    Neftali Feliz has spent all season at Triple-A due to struggles coming back from Tommy John elbow surgery, but the Rangers feel he’s ready for the majors and called up the once-dominant closer.

  14. Mariners demote Justin Smoak to Triple-A

    Jul 4, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

    Justin Smoak AP

    Justin Smoak is off the disabled list after missing nearly a month with a strained quadriceps, but instead of simply adding him to the active roster the Mariners demoted the first baseman to Triple-A.

  15. David Wright remains out of the Mets’ lineup with a shoulder injury

    Jul 4, 2014, 3:39 PM EDT

    David Wright

    Earlier this week the Mets indicated that the plan was for third baseman David Wright to return from his shoulder injury Friday, but he remains out of the lineup for today’s game against the Rangers.

  16. Rockies call up Jair Jurrjens for his first start in 13 months

    Jul 4, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jurrjens throws his warm up pitches before facing Toronto Blue Jays in first inning of their MLB baseball spring training game in Dunedin

    When the Rockies acquired Jair Jurrjens from the Reds earlier this week it was seemingly just a Triple-A move, since Jurrjens hasn’t been effective in the majors since 2011 and wasn’t even much good in the minors this year.

  17. Joe Girardi: “Fair to say” CC Sabathia won’t pitch again this season

    Jul 4, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

    cc sabathia getty

    Following the latest setback in CC Sabathia’s recovery from knee problems Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted to reporters that it’s “fair to say” the former Cy Young winner won’t pitch again this season.

  18. Mariners activate Corey Hart from the disabled list

    Jul 4, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    Corey Hart

    Out since mid-May with a hamstring injury, Corey Hart is off the disabled list and ready to resume his attempted bounceback season with the Mariners.

  19. The Giants activate Brandon Belt

    Jul 4, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT

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    The reeling Giants get one of their best bats back

  20. A Washington Nationals radio guy explains how, when you die, your cat will eat you.

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

    Kitty

    It’s been a dark couple of weeks for baseball radio guys

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