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  1. Josh Johnson throws first simulated game since Tommy John surgery

    Apr 29, 2015, 11:20 AM EDT

    San Diego Padres Photo Day

    He went under the knife 368 days earlier.

  2. We need to get Justin Verlander back on the field. Immediately.

    Apr 29, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

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    If we don’t, the damage could be incalculable.

  3. Rays release Grant Balfour, eat $7 million

    Apr 29, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Grant Balfour

    Last offseason the Orioles backed out a two-year, $15 million deal with Balfour over concerns about the health of his arm and he eventually signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Rays.

  4. Baseball Prospectus has a new pitching metric. Meet DRA: “Deserved Run Average”

    Apr 29, 2015, 10:35 AM EDT

    Pedro Martinez

    I don’t know anything about it. But I link it for your benefit so that one of y’all can figure it out and tell the rest of us what to think.

  5. MLB is making the best out of a bad situation in Baltimore

    Apr 29, 2015, 10:08 AM EDT

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    There are no good solutions here. But there are real risks and Major League Baseball has taken the least-worst path.

  6. Why is Masahiro Tanaka even talking to doctors?

    Apr 29, 2015, 9:10 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    I mean, the tabloids seem to have his diagnosis and course of treatment all figured out.

  7. Great Moments in Priorities: fan loses beer, cell phone, dignity going after a foul ball

    Apr 29, 2015, 8:47 AM EDT

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    Laugh all you want, but when the economy collapses and game-used baseballs are the only accepted form of legal tender, he’ll be laughing last.

  8. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 29, 2015, 7:25 AM EDT

    Dan Uggla

    Come-from-behind victories, Joe Maddon the Barbarian and Thomas Jefferson fantasies. Just . . . read.

  9. Kenley Jansen to begin rehab assignment Friday

    Apr 28, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

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    Kenley Jansen crossed the final hurdle of his throwing program on Tuesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, throwing a 20-pitch simulated inning, and has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Friday with High-A Rancho Cucamonga.

  10. Archie Bradley leaves game after taking liner to face

    Apr 28, 2015, 10:38 PM EDT

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    Frightening moment at Chase Field in Arizona …

  11. Alex Colome to make 2015 debut Friday vs. Orioles

    Apr 28, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT

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    Alex Colome showed up late to Rays camp this spring due to visa issues in his native Dominican Republic and he caught a bad case of pneumonia once he did finally arrive in Florida. But everything is trending well now for the 26-year-old right-hander …

  12. Masahiro Tanaka placed on the 15-day disabled list with a small strain in his right forearm

    Apr 28, 2015, 9:17 PM EDT

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    Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka was sent for an MRI on Tuesday morning after complaining of pain in his right wrist. The MRI showed no damage in his wrist — only some mild tendinitis — but it did reveal a small muscle strain in his right forearm …

  13. Jed Lowrie will be out through the All-Star break with a torn ligament in his right thumb

    Apr 28, 2015, 8:42 PM EDT

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    Lowrie suffered the injury while sliding into home plate in the eighth inning of Monday’s 9-4 win over the Padres and flew to Houston for an MRI on Tuesday. That exam revealed the ligament tear, which will require surgery to repair …

  14. Brett Cecil back in at closer for the Blue Jays

    Apr 28, 2015, 7:58 PM EDT

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    Brett Cecil was removed from the Blue Jays’ ninth-inning role just a few days into the 2015 regular season after blowing a save on April 8 at Yankee Stadium, but Toronto management has now turned back to the 28-year-old left-hander after watching 20-year-old righties Roberto Osuna and Miguel Castro fail to get the job done Monday night at Fenway Park.

  15. Carl Crawford diagnosed with torn oblique

    Apr 28, 2015, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Some more rough news here for the Dodgers’ outfield, which is already absent Yasiel Puig.

  16. Tim Cooney gets first shot at replacing Adam Wainwright in Cardinals’ starting rotation

    Apr 28, 2015, 6:19 PM EDT

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    As first reported Tuesday by beat writer Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals have settled on 24-year-old left-hander Tim Cooney as Adam Wainwright’s replacement in their starting rotation. At least for now.

  17. Josh Hamilton sent a video of himself hitting to the Rangers back in March

    Apr 28, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT

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    It’s unlikely to lead to a tampering case. But it’s interesting all the same.

  18. Homer Bailey may need surgery, “will be sidelined for much longer” than two weeks

    Apr 28, 2015, 5:11 PM EDT

    Homer Bailey

    Bailey is in the second season of a $105 million contract extension..

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