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  1. Cardinals GM John Mozeliak says he was never close to trading outfielder Oscar Taveras

    Jul 30, 2014, 6:49 PM EDT

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    Oscar Taveras has been mentioned as a possible centerpiece in trade talks this week for top-tier starting pitchers like David Price and Jon Lester, but if Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak is to be believed that was all speculation from the outside.

  2. Cardinals acquire Justin Masterson from Indians

    Jul 30, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

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    Cleveland turned down Justin Masterson’s attempted contract extension offer back in spring training–balking at what seemed to be reasonable terms at the time–and now the Indians are trading the impending free agent to the Cardinals, according to Peter Gammons of MLB.com.

  3. Report: Indians “very willing” to trade Justin Masterson

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT

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    An impending free agent, Justin Masterson owns a disappointing 5.51 ERA over 18 starts this season and is currently on the disabled list with right knee inflammation.

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

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  5. Carlos Santana is unfathomably hot right now

    Jul 27, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

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    Pitchers do not want to be facing Carlos Santana right now.

  6. Indians to activate Justin Masterson from the disabled list on Friday

    Jul 26, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

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    The middling Indians hope to get a boost, as starter Justin Masterson is expected to return on Friday to take on the Rangers.

  7. Ryan Raburn: you are not supposed to spike the baseball, dude

    Jul 25, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

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    Ryan Raburn is gonna be buying Corey Kluber steaks for the foreseeable future.

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

    Jul 25, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT

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    It was a day of blowouts and fine pitching performances.

  9. Report: Phillies “working hard” to trade Ryan Howard

    Jul 24, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

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    The Phillies appear ready to move on from Ryan Howard.

  10. Justin Masterson wants to rejoin the Indians, but he’ll make at least one more rehab start

    Jul 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Justin Masterson tossed five innings in a minor-league rehab start Sunday, but rather than welcoming him back from the disabled list the Indians will have the right-hander make another rehab start.

  11. Report: Giants targeting Indians’ Asdrubal Cabrera, Mike Aviles

    Jul 19, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    If the Indians decide to sell, the Giants would consider Asdrubal Cabrera and Mike Aviles as trade targets.

  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. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  14. Indians demote Zach McAllister to Triple-A

    Jul 15, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT

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    Zach McAllister’s return to Cleveland lasted all of three days, as the Indians have optioned the right-hander back to Triple-A after he tossed seven innings of three-run ball versus the White Sox on Saturday.

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

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    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.

  16. Indians acquire Nick Maronde from the Angels

    Jul 12, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    The Indians and Angels made a small deal on Saturday, swapping a lefty reliever for cash.

  17. Fernando Rodney replaces David Price on the American League All-Star roster

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    The American League has added a reliever rather than a starter with David Price giving up his spot on the roster for the All-Star Game.

  18. Yadier Molina replacement? Cardinals claim George Kottaras off waivers from Indians

    Jul 11, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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    They may still make another move to add catching help following news that Yadier Molina will be out 8-12 weeks with a torn thumb ligament, but in the meantime the Cardinals have claimed veteran catcher George Kottaras off waivers from the Indians.

  19. Derek Jeter’s retirement gifts from the Indians: A LEGO mosaic and a pinstriped electric guitar

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued this evening at Progressive Field in Cleveland and the Yankee captain walked away with some pretty cool gifts.

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

    Jul 9, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    This was Jacob deGrom’s best performance since he played Jim Morrison in that Oliver Stone Doors flick.

  21. Justin Masterson is a mess one year after being an All-Star

    Jul 8, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Maybe the Indians knew something when they balked at Justin Masterson’s seemingly reasonable contract extension demands.

  22. Michael Bourn’s hamstring strain is “more serious” than the Indians initially thought

    Jul 7, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    In news that helps explain why the Indians felt the need to acquire veteran outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Pirates earlier today, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that center fielder Michael Bourn’s hamstring strain is “more serious” than initially believed.

  23. Indians designate George Kottaras for assignment

    Jul 7, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Cleveland picked up outfielder Chris Dickerson from Pittsburgh to help fill in for injured center fielder Michael Bourn and to make room for him on the roster the Indians designated catcher George Kottaras for assignment.

  24. Indians acquire Chris Dickerson from Pirates

    Jul 7, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

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    Looking to add some outfield depth in the wake of Michael Bourn’s latest hamstring injury, the Indians have acquired veteran Chris Dickerson from the Pirates in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.

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

    Jul 7, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    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.

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