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  1. Angels acquire All-Star closer Huston Street from Padres

    Jul 18, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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    Padres closer Huston Street has been linked to the Angels for a while now and Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports that the two sides are “close to finalizing a deal” for the All-Star right-hander.

  2. The Astros did not sign number one overall pick Brady Aiken. This is a big deal.

    Jul 18, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT

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    The Astros played hardball with the number one pick. He played hardball back. Now both sides will take a big hit.

  3. CC Sabathia to have season-ending surgery on Tuesday

    Jul 18, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT

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    Call it two lost years for Sabathia now.

  4. Teams that win see attendance go up. Mostly.

    Jul 18, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT

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    If you build it, they will come. The lead in the division, that is. Not the ballpark.

  5. Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti hospitalized with vertigo

    Jul 18, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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    He’s doing alright, but will remain away from the team for the next several days.

  6. The Braves to release Dan Uggla

    Jul 18, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT

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    The Braves finally own up to a multi-million dollar mistake and release Dan Uggla.

  7. Must-click link: Whatever happened to Tom Emanski?

    Jul 18, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT

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    Is he living? Is he dead? Did he set up a secret ornate compound with all of that sweet, sweet “back-to-back-to-back AAU Champion” money?

  8. The Detroit Tigers extend their spring training commitment to Lakeland through 2036

    Jul 18, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

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    That’ll make for over a century at a single site for the Tigers.

  9. The Tigers are interested in Joakim Soria

    Jul 18, 2014, 12:47 PM EDT

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    The Tigers need bullpen help. Soria is bullpen help.

  10. HBT Daily: The Angels shouldn’t be content with the wild card

    Jul 18, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

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    A look ahead to this weekend, including a couple of series that could be playoff previews.

  11. Matt Williams agrees with Anthony Rendon: baseball can be boring

    Jul 18, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

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    Baseball isn’t dying. But sometimes it can be sleep-inducing.

  12. 105-year-old woman to throw out the first pitch at a Padres game

    Jul 18, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

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    Bud Black is considering her to bat cleanup, too.

  13. No, Jeter’s final season isn’t that much better than Mantle’s, DiMaggio’s and Mattingly’s

    Jul 18, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

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    Mantle, DiMaggio and Mattingly weren’t zombies in their final seasons. Jeter is not what he used to be. It seems like we’re trying to tell a story to the contrary, however.

  14. The Phillies aren’t looking to trade Cole Hamels

    Jul 18, 2014, 9:43 AM EDT

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    He’d be a big catch, but the Phillies have no apparent intention to deal him.

  15. Here’s the All-Star “In Memoriam” reel we didn’t get at the All-Star Game

    Jul 18, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

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    Music from “The Natural” + slow fades between photos and video of now-departed greats = hanky time

  16. Yankees GM Brian Cashman will prioritize pitching leading up to the trade deadline

    Jul 17, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    The Yankees have lost four-fifths of their starting rotation with Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia, Michael Pineda, and Ivan Nova all sidelined due to injury, but general manager Brian Cashman isn’t ready to throw in the towel on the season.

  17. Shane Victorino is finally close to rejoining the Red Sox

    Jul 17, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT

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    Shane Victorino landed on the disabled list in May after he aggravated a right hamstring strain and suffered a setback in June due to a back issue, but he’s finally close to rejoining the Red Sox.

  18. Blue Jays move prospect Aaron Sanchez to bullpen in Triple-A; majors the next step?

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

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    Aaron Sanchez is considered the Blue Jays’ top pitching prospect, but the team appears prepared to give him his first taste of the majors in a relief role.

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