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  1. Adam Jones leaves game after colliding with outfield fence; hopes to be in lineup Friday

    Aug 27, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (10) chases a fly ball hit by Kansas City Royals' Ben Zobrist during the first inning a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Jones was injured on the play but stayed in the game and Zobrist doubled. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Jones was forced to exit Thursday’s game after colliding with the center field fence.

  2. Alex Gordon to begin minor league rehab assignment on Sunday

    Aug 20, 2015, 7:17 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 26:  Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals looks on from the dugout against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on June 26, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    Gordon has been sidelined since July 8 with a Grade 2 strain of his left groin.

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

    Aug 20, 2015, 7:41 AM EDT

    Henry Urrutia

    Henry Urrutia played the hero in Baltimore last night.

  4. Alex Gordon takes live batting practice for the first time since suffering groin injury in early July

    Aug 9, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v Kansas City Royals - Game One

    Royals left fielder Alex Gordon made a significant stride Saturday in his recovery from a Grade 2 left groin strain, taking live batting practice on the field at Kauffman Stadium.

  5. Athletics designate Eric O’Flaherty for assignment

    Aug 1, 2015, 10:45 PM EDT

    Eric O'Flaherty

    Struggling lefty reliever Eric O’Flaherty was designated for assignment by the Athletics on Saturday.

  6. Video: Kendrys Morales avoids tag at the plate with a nifty slide

    Jul 31, 2015, 7:49 PM EDT

    Kendrys Morales

    Kendrys Morales is more nimble than we give him credit for being.

  7. The Winners and Losers at the Trade Deadline

    Jul 31, 2015, 5:37 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Yes, I realize it’s silly to do this an hour after the trade deadline, as time is required to see how this stuff truly shakes out. But what is the Internet for if not kneejerk reactions?

  8. 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Seattle Mariners

    We’re recapping all of the deals as they come down.

  9. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 31, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT

    Jason Castro

    In a night of several walkoffs — including a walkoff walk — Jason Castro had the biggest, helping Houston complete the sweep of the Angels.

  10. Royals make another big move, get Ben Zobrist from A’s

    Jul 28, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT

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    General manager Dayton Moore is not messing around.

  11. Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox

    Jul 27, 2015, 6:14 PM EDT

    Shane Victorino

    Hamstring and calf injuries have limited Victorino to just 33 games this season.

  12. Houston is going for it: Astros acquire left-hander Scott Kazmir from A’s

    Jul 23, 2015, 1:29 PM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Dallas Keuchel and Scott Kazmir atop the Astros’ rotation.

  13. Mets, A’s “discussing pieces” for Ben Zobrist trade

    Jul 21, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

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    Zobrist is also reportedly drawing interest from the Yankees, Giants, and Nationals, but the Mets are said to be willing to overpay to get him from the A’s because how desperate they are for an upgrade on offense.

  14. Mets, Yankees, Giants, Nationals interested in Ben Zobrist

    Jul 12, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

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    The 34-year-old has posted a respectable .771 OPS (115 OPS+) with five home runs and 31 RBI in 57 games this season for the A’s, who entered play Sunday with a disappointing 40-50 record.

  15. Report: Mets willing to “overpay” to acquire Ben Zobrist

    Jul 3, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    The Mets are VERY interested in Ben Zobrist.

  16. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 20, 2015, 8:56 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a comeback win for the Angels.

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

    Jun 15, 2015, 7:40 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera thought about leasing Corey Kluber but he talked with his financial advisor and determined that owning him was the better option.

  18. Report: Nationals have contacted the Athletics about Ben Zobrist

    Jun 5, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    The Nationals are the latest team to have reported interest in Athletics utilityman Ben Zobrist.

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

    Jun 3, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon

    Everybody got a piece of Lloyd McClendon’s mind last night.

  20. Ben Zobrist is one of the Cubs’ “biggest targets”

    May 31, 2015, 12:51 PM EDT

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    obrist is capable of playing all over the diamond, so he’s a fit for just about every contending team. But the 34-year-old has a …

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 29, 2015, 7:13 AM EDT

    Corey Kluber

    Corey Kulber’s last four starts: 3-0 with 50 strikeouts and two walks in 32 innings. Yowza.

  22. Yoenis Cespedes questions the Athletics’ personnel moves

    May 25, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    “Don’t they want to win a championship?”

  23. Ben Zobrist rejoins the A’s a month after knee surgery

    May 25, 2015, 1:15 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Houston Astros

    It might be too little too late for the A’s considering their 16-30 record.

  24. Ben Zobrist on track to return from disabled list Monday

    May 23, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 12:  Wearing a Rawlings "I Web" baseball glove Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics warms up playing catch prior to the start of the game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on April 12, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    Ben Zobrist reqired arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on April 28, but he’s set to rejoin the Athletics sooner than originally anticipated.

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