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  1. So far, so good for Brandon McCarthy and the Yankees

    Jul 19, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Brandon McCarthy

    The Yankees have allowed Brandon McCarthy to use his cutter again, a pitch the Diamondbacks discouraged. The right-hander has been solid in two starts in pinstripes thus far.

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

    Jul 17, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    Brian Cashman Getty

    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.

  3. Baseball is dying, you guys

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:33 AM EST

    Tombstone

    This is so sad. It looked so healthy, too.

  4. The 2014 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

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    The Midsummer Classic is finally here. Let’s look at what we’ll be looking at this evening.

  5. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

  6. All-Star game lineups, with Jeter and McCutchen leading off

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:25 PM EST

    Derek Jeter

    Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright and Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez have been named the starting pitchers for the All-Star game, and here are the starting lineups they’ll be facing tomorrow night.

  7. Video: Watch Madison Bumgarner hit his second grand slam of the season

    Jul 13, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    Maybe Madison Bumgarner should be in the Home Run Derby.

  8. Miguel Montero to replace Yadier Molina on the NL All-Star roster

    Jul 11, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

    Miguel Montero

    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will start for the NL All-Stars after all. Miguel Montero makes the roster, taking the place of the injured Yadier Molina.

  9. Diamondbacks activate Mark Trumbo from the 15-day disabled list

    Jul 11, 2014, 8:45 PM EST

    Mark Trumbo

    Mark Trumbo has returned to the Diamondbacks a little sooner than anticipated.

  10. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:09 AM EST

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    A handful of injuries went down last night, but so too did strict adherence to the Restoring Pitching Act of 2013.

  11. VIDEO: Paul Goldschmidt hits walkoff two-run double

    Jul 9, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

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    Watch as Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt sent his team to a Wednesday afternoon walkoff defeat of the visiting Marlins with this two-run double to left-center field …

  12. Carlos Beltran scratched from Yankees lineup after fouling a ball off his eye in batting practice

    Jul 9, 2014, 5:40 PM EST

    Carlos Beltran Getty

    Yankees designated hitter Carlos Beltran has been scratched from tonight’s lineup against the Indians after a ball he hit during batting practice bounced up and struck him near the eye.

  13. Kirk Gibson is (still) sticking with Addison Reed as the Diamondbacks’ closer

    Jul 9, 2014, 2:44 PM EST

    Addison Reed Diamondbacks

    At this point I like to imagine that Diamondbacks beat reporter Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic has the same routine so ingrained into his life that even on off days he wakes up, cooks a nice, sensible breakfast, and asks no one in particular “is Addison Reed still the closer?”

  14. What if Jose Abreu had chosen the Red Sox over the White Sox?

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

    Jose Abreu

    Jose Abreu has enjoyed his first look at Fenway Park, the historic venue that very nearly was his home.

  15. GM Rick Hahn plays White Sox’s hand close to vest once again

    Jul 8, 2014, 2:44 PM EST

    Dayan Viciedo Getty

    The trade deadline is rapidly approaching and Rick Hahn already has his poker face on.

  16. Bronson Arroyo was pretty sure he had a torn UCL for his last six starts

    Jul 8, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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    And, really, he wasn’t terrible in that stretch.

  17. Bronson Arroyo to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Jul 7, 2014, 6:19 PM EST

    Bronson Arroyo

    Long-regarded for his durability, veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo is the latest pitcher headed for Tommy John surgery.

  18. Wanna buy Brandon McCarthy’s house?

    Jul 7, 2014, 1:43 PM EST

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    Brandon McCarthy was traded from Arizona to New York over the weekend, but the Yankees’ new right-hander is now selling a house in Texas.

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

    Jul 7, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

    Corey Kluber

    It’s Corey Kluber’s world. We’re all just living in it. We had no idea we were, though, because most of us don’t pay a heck of a lot of attention to Corey Kluber. Like, how are we supposed to know it’s his world anyway? What are we, psychic? Put up a sign.

  20. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EST

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  21. Yankees acquire Brandon McCarthy from Diamondbacks

    Jul 6, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

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    As first reported by Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Yankees have acquired right-handed starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy from the Diamondbacks. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News says pitcher Vidal Nuno is headed to Arizona in return.

  22. The Angels end the Rich Hill experiment after four batters

    Jul 5, 2014, 7:25 PM EST

    Rich Hill

    Rich Hill walked three batters and allowed a single to the only four batters he faced as a member of the Angels. He was designated for assignment on Saturday.

  23. Angels acquire Joe Thatcher and Tony Campana from Diamondbacks

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:06 AM EST

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    This isn’t quite on the level of the Athletics-Cubs mega-deal from last night, but we have another trade to report.

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

    Jul 4, 2014, 7:25 PM EST

    Chase Headley

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

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