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  1. Brewers tried to trade for Justin Morneau, but Rockies pulled him back off waivers

    Aug 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Morneau is under contract for next season at a reasonable $6.75 million salary, so the Rockies weren’t inclined to give him away cheaply.

  2. Madison Bumgarner gets everything but “Buster Hug” in dominant win

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

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    “That game was probably more impressive than a lot of no-hitters.”

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

    Aug 27, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT

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    I don’t believe in destiny. I don’t believe in fate. I’m even pretty skeptical about momentum and the hot hand. But these Royals are testing my beliefs.

  4. Madison Bumgarner loses perfect game in the eighth

    Aug 27, 2014, 12:14 AM EDT

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    We interrupt this regular old Tuesday night to inform you that Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is working on a perfect game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. He has not allowed a hit or a walk through seven innings and he’s thrown just 78 pitches despite striking out nine Colorado hitters. Updates to come.

  5. Twins prospect Byron Buxton diagnosed with concussion after outfield collision

    Aug 15, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Buxton collided full-speed with the right fielder while trying to make a diving catch and was unconscious for several minutes before being taken by ambulance to a hospital.

  6. Pedro Alvarez is becoming unplayable at third base

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

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    A change could come after Alvarez committed his major league-high 24th error on Saturday.

  7. Michael Cuddyer could begin rehab assignment in a week to 10 days

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

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    Michael Cuddyer, dealing with a broken left shoulder socket, could begin a rehab assignment as early as next week.

  8. Rockies activate Justin Morneau from the disabled list

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    A strained neck put Justin Morneau’s comeback season on hold, but the Rockies have activated the first baseman from the disabled list for tonight’s game against the Cubs.

  9. Rockies place Justin Morneau on the disabled list

    Jul 21, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

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    Justin Morneau was finally healthy and productive again after three injury wrecked years in Minnesota, to the point that he nearly made the All-Star team as a “Final Vote” candidate and was chosen for the Home Run Derby. But now he’s hurt again.

  10. 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.

  11. Yoenis Cespedes wins his second Home Run Derby in a row

    Jul 14, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    Cespedes repeats. And a new Home Run Derby format fizzles.

  12. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Live Blog

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

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    We’re keeping a running commentary on the Home Run Derby. So you don’t have to.

  13. VIDEO: Watch the first career home runs of tonight’s Home Run Derby participants

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

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    Hey, remember Jose Bautista before he was Jose Bautista?

  14. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Preview

    Jul 14, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite. Who else is in the hunt?

  15. Play of the Day: Brian Dozier gets the out at home

    Jul 12, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Brian Dozier made a nifty play at Coors Field to get an out at home plate on Saturday.

  16. Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite to win the Home Run Derby

    Jul 11, 2014, 9:13 AM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton: the California Chrome of the Home Run Derby

  17. Josh Donaldson and Justin Morneau added to Home Run Derby

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    The field for next week’s Home Run Derby is officially in place.

  18. This year’s All-Star Game musical guests announced

    Jul 8, 2014, 11:04 AM EDT

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    Hey, it’s better than Pitbull. He performed last year. That actually happened.

  19. Let’s not get too worked up about All-Star snubs

    Jul 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    There are eight days until the All-Star Game. Almost all of these “snubs” will work themselves out.

  20. Chris Sale, Anthony Rizzo among those on the All-Star Game Final Vote list

    Jul 6, 2014, 8:07 PM EDT

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    Two of ten snubbed players are on the Final Vote list. Fans can help vote them onto the roster until 4 PM ET on Thursday.

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

    Jun 25, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT

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    The fella with the beard? The one who pitches for Los Angeles? Yeah, he’s pretty good.

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

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Three days, three come-from-behind wins for the Rockies over the Giants.

  23. Duke Welker had Tommy John surgery

    Jun 6, 2014, 1:42 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh just announced that hard-throwing minor leaguer Duke Welker underwent Tommy John elbow surgery, knocking the 28-year-old right-hander out for the remainder of this season and likely much of next year.

  24. Justin Morneau is finally healthy and hitting like his old self

    May 20, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

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    As a Twins fan this pains me because I’m sick of seeing players leave Minnesota and thrive elsewhere, but as a human I’m thrilled to see Justin Morneau doing really well for the Rockies.

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