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  1. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EST

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.

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

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

    Jordan Zimmermann

    Jordan Zimmermann was on point and the Nationals have won seven of their past nine and are now tied for first place.

  3. UPDATE: Phillies GM denies report of accidentally including prospect in Hunter Pence deal

    Jun 7, 2014, 12:19 PM EST

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    Prospect Domingo Santana was shipped to the Astros in the Hunter Pence deal in 2011, but the Phillies reportedly included him by accident.

  4. 2014 MLB Draft: Round 3-5 Wrap – Twins get reliever happy

    Jun 6, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

    Michael Cederoth

    The Twins made it a clean sweep of relievers in Rounds 3-5, while the Phillies drafted a guy just coming off a DUI arrest.

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 6:08 AM EST

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    The Giants and Jays keep rolling merrily along. And Travis Wood [all together now] helps his own cause.

  6. Jordan Lyles pitched three innings with a broken hand

    Jun 5, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Jordan Lyles Rockies

    Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles broke his non-pitching hand while covering the plate on a wild pitch in the first inning last night … and then the 23-year-old remained in the game to throw another three innings against the Diamondbacks.

  7. Nelson Cruz back in Orioles’ lineup after HBP scare

    Jun 3, 2014, 6:08 PM EST

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    You could hear the collective shriek from Orioles fans on Sunday when Nelson Cruz was struck on the left hand by a Scott Feldman fastball. But all is well. Cruz is in the Orioles’ starting lineup for Tuesday night’s series-opener against the Rangers.

  8. Report: Astros call up top prospect Jon Singleton and sign him to long-term contract worth up to $35 million

    Jun 2, 2014, 1:13 PM EST

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    Six weeks after calling up George Springer from Triple-A the Astros are set to promote another stud hitting prospect to the big leagues, as Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that first baseman Jon Singleton is on his way up from Triple-A.

  9. Nelson Cruz diagnosed with a hand contusion after HBP scare

    Jun 1, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Baltimore Orioles v Houston Astros

    Orioles fans were anxiously awaiting the results of Nelson Cruz’s x-rays after he was hit on the hand with a pitch Sunday afternoon, but he is listed as day-to-day with a hand contusion.

  10. White Sox slugger Jose Abreu to be activated Monday

    Jun 1, 2014, 2:36 PM EST

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    The White Sox fell back under the .500 mark with Saturday’s loss to the Padres, but they’re still in second place in the American League Central standings and will get a big boost this week. MLB.com’s Scott Merkin reports that first baseman Jose Abreu will be activated from the disabled list Monday.

  11. Orioles end Astros’ seven-game winning streak

    May 31, 2014, 7:40 PM EST

    The Astros were easily the unlikeliest team to go on a seven-game winning streak. Well, you’ll never guess what happened.

  12. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    May 31, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

    Chad Qualls Getty

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another win from the red-hot (you heard me right) Astros.

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

    May 30, 2014, 6:48 AM EST

    Josh Collmeter

    A gem from Josh Collmenter, an ugly dud from the Braves and a horrible, horrible bit of stream of consciousness from me about what would happen if the season ended today.

  14. Manny Machado dropped to seventh in Orioles’ batting order

    May 29, 2014, 6:29 PM EST

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    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has struggled since returning from knee surgery.

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

    May 29, 2014, 7:01 AM EST

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    Ryan Howard walked the Phillies off with a three-run homer. Josh Donaldson did the same thing for the Athletics. Really, if you weren’t hitting walkoff three-run homers last night, we don’t want to know you.

  16. Henderson Alvarez leaves start with stiff right elbow

    May 28, 2014, 9:45 PM EST

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    The elbow injury epidemic simply can’t be stopped. CSNWashington.com’s Mark Zuckerman reports that Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was removed from his start Wednesday night against the Nationals after experiencing stiffness in his pitching elbow.

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

    May 28, 2014, 6:48 AM EST

    Jose Reyes Jose Bautista

    Eight wins in a row have the Blue Jays jumping for joy.

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

    May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EST

    George Springer

    After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.

  19. Astros rookie George Springer has homered in four straight games

    May 26, 2014, 11:42 PM EST

    George Springer AP

    Astros rookie George Springer got off to a bit of a slow start after his call-up in mid-April, but he has begun to tee off against major league pitching.

  20. George Springer homers twice in return to Astros’ lineup

    May 25, 2014, 9:38 AM EST

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    George Springer was held out of the Astros’ starting lineup on Thursday and Friday after tweaking his hip flexor when he was picked off at first base by Angels starter Jered Weaver in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday night in Anaheim. He returned to action on Saturday and appeared refreshed, homering twice and driving in five total runs …

  21. Bud Norris on the Astros: “They are definitely the outcast of major league baseball right now”

    May 24, 2014, 1:39 PM EST

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    The Astros’ progressive approach to rebuilding is drawing some criticism from both outside and inside the organization.

  22. George Springer had about the worst three seconds a player could have last night

    May 22, 2014, 8:55 AM EST

    George Springer

    Getting picked off, kicked in the face and injured on the same play is no way to go through life, son.

  23. What has gotten into Dallas Keuchel?

    May 20, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Dallas Keuchel

    Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel came into this season as a 26-year-old with a lifetime 9-18 record and 5.20 ERA in 239 innings.

  24. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 20, 2014, 6:31 AM EST

    Indians walkoff

    Two wins for Ohio teams, both in extra innings, both games decided by homers. Ohio is clearly the home of magical performers turning in clutch performances.

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

    May 19, 2014, 5:07 AM EST

    Alex Gordon

    Two homers for Alex Gordon, a triple play for the Rockies and another shellacking of a hapless opponent by the Oakland Athletics.

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