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  1. Lucas Duda expected to rejoin Mets when first eligible

    Aug 24, 2015, 7:56 PM EDT

    Lucas Duda

    Duda was diagnosed with a small thoracic disc herniation in his back, but the Mets expected him to return from the disabled list when he’s first eligible.

  2. Nationals plan to activate Denard Span from disabled list on Tuesday

    Aug 24, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 03:  Denard Span #2 of the Washington Nationals hits a lead off single in the first inning during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park on July 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

    The Nationals’ lineup is about to be at full strength for the first time all season.

  3. Phillies pull Jeff Francoeur back after waiver claim

    Aug 24, 2015, 6:11 PM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 29: Jeff Francoeur #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a double in the second inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 29, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    Francoeur, 31, has batted .272 with 12 home runs and a .772 OPS over 92 games this season.

  4. Drew Stubbs signs with the Rangers

    Aug 24, 2015, 5:16 PM EDT

    Drew Stubbs Getty

    Released by the Rockies last week.

  5. Let’s all argue about team chemistry again

    Aug 24, 2015, 4:22 PM EDT

    Giants Celebration

    Or, let’s not. Because the pro-chemistry folks are bringing nothing new to the table.

  6. Yankees shut down CC Sabathia with knee injury

    Aug 24, 2015, 4:14 PM EDT

    New York Yankees trainer Steve Donohue, left, talks to New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia on the mound in the third inning before New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi removed Sabathia from the baseball game against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    He may be finished for 2015.

  7. A’s place rookie Kendall Graveman on the disabled list

    Aug 24, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

    kendall graveman getty

    Graveman was acquired from the Blue Jays in the offseason deal for Josh Donaldson.

  8. Braves recall Christian Bethancourt from the minors

    Aug 24, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

    Bethancourt

    The Braves catcher of the future gets another chance to earn that title.

  9. A’s fire Mike Gallego, name Ron Washington third base coach

    Aug 24, 2015, 1:59 PM EDT

    Ron Washington

    Apparently changing third base coaches in August is a thing now.

  10. Marcus Stroman feels “great” after a simulated game; could start a rehab assignment soon

    Aug 24, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

    Marcus Stroman

    He was expected to miss the whole season. Now he may be a secret weapon for the Jays down the stretch.

  11. Dallas Keuchel and the Astros are talking multi-year deal

    Aug 24, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT

    Dallas Keuchel

    Keuchel is making the minimum salary this season and won’t be eligible for free agency until after the 2018.

  12. Joc Pederson benched despite a .413 OBP in August

    Aug 24, 2015, 12:10 PM EDT

    Joc Pederson

    OBP is important. But it ain’t everything. Joc Pederson is showing that at the moment.

  13. Cubs lose outfielder Jorge Soler, reliever Jason Motte to injuries

    Aug 24, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    Jorge Soler

    With a 19-4 record since late July the Cubs are surging, but now they’ve lost a pair of key players to the disabled list.

  14. Twins closer Glen Perkins returns sooner than expected from neck injury

    Aug 24, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Minnesota Twins

    He jumped back into the mix in the 11th inning of a tie game.

  15. Wanna play Wiffleball with Clayton Kershaw and Albert Pujols?

    Aug 24, 2015, 9:50 AM EDT

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    I assume the big fat red bat is illegal here.

  16. Baseball’s game clocks and pitch clocks are working

    Aug 24, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    slow clock

    Real time has been shaved off of major league games. Even more off of minor league games where there’s a pitch clock.

  17. Chase Utley takes out a full-page ad in the Philly Inquirer, thanking Phillies fans

    Aug 24, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Chase Utley

    “Thank you Philadelphia for taking me under your wing twelve years ago . . .”

  18. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 24, 2015, 6:21 AM EDT

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    Edwin Encarnacion and the Blue Jays bash their way back into first place.

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