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  1. Red Sox non-tender Juan Francisco

    Dec 2, 2014, 4:50 PM EST

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    Boston claimed Francisco off waivers from Toronto on November 19.

  2. No, the Red Sox signing Pablo and Hanley is not proof that baseball needs a salary cap

    Nov 26, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    It’s like clockwork. A team signs a big free agent or two and someone argues that baseball is doomed without a salary cap. It’s always baloney, of course.

  3. Mike Trout wins the American League Most Valuable Player Award unanimously

    Nov 13, 2014, 6:23 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout is, at long last, the American League’s Most Valuable Player.

  4. 2014 Silver Slugger Award winners are announced

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EST

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    The Silver Slugger Award is given annually to the top offensive player at each position in both the American League and the National League. Votes are cast by MLB’s coaches and managers.

  5. BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network …

    Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EST

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    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …

  6. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EST

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    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  7. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

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

    Sep 25, 2014, 7:18 AM EST

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    The Dodgers clinch the NL West behind another outstanding performance from Clayton Kershaw.

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

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:38 AM EST

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    Don’t look now, but the Angels are only a game back of the A’s in the AL West. And, thus, a game away from having the best record in baseball.

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

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?

  11. 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.

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

    Jul 9, 2014, 6:54 AM EST

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

  13. 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.

  14. Play of the Day: Yasiel Puig recovers from misjudging a fly ball

    Jul 5, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

    Yasiel Puig

    Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig are your current leaders in turning a poor play into an amazing play (1).

  15. Michael Brantley could return from concussion Saturday

    Jun 18, 2014, 10:17 PM EST

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    Indians outfielder Michael Brantley suffered a mild concussion on Monday evening when he banged his head and neck on the knee of Angels infielder John McDonald while trying to break up a doubleplay. But he is expected to avoid the disabled list.

  16. Michael Brantley left the game last night after taking a knee to the head

    Jun 17, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

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    You can never be too careful with head injuries.

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

    May 20, 2014, 6:31 AM EST

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    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.

  18. Michael Bourn exits Saturday night’s game with left hamstring tightness

    May 3, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn’s left hamstring has been a bother dating back to spring training. He had to leave Saturday night’s game early with more discomfort.

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

    Apr 22, 2014, 6:56 AM EST

    Trout and Harper

    Baseball’s two brightest young stars pass like ships in the night.

  20. Michael Bourn is headed to the disabled list, Nyjer Morgan makes the Indians

    Mar 24, 2014, 1:20 PM EST

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    Indians center fielder Michael Bourn will begin the season on the disabled list with a hamstring injury suffered on March 16, the team announced. Bourn was a big disappointment in the first season of his four-year, $48 million deal, hitting just .263 with a .676 OPS and career-low 23 steals, and then in October he…

  21. Michael Bourn is questionable for Opening Day

    Mar 17, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn strained his surgically-repaired left hamstring yesterday and now his Opening Day is in doubt: Michael Bourn is going to miss at least a week. Has mild left hamstring strain. Unknown if he’ll be ready for March 31 opener. #Indians. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) March 17, 2014   It would appear that Michael Brantley…

  22. Indians expected to offer Jason Kipnis a contract extension soon

    Feb 22, 2014, 9:25 PM EST

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    Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis will enter his first year of arbitration eligibility after the season. He’ll have the opportunity to go through the arbitration process for three years. After the 2017 season, he would become eligible for free agency. According to Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer, however, it sounds like the Indians want…

  23. Indians and Michael Brantley agree to four-year, $25 million extension

    Feb 10, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

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    UPDATE: The deal is done. According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Brantley will make $25 million over four years while the contract includes an $11 million option for 2018. 8:13 p.m. ET: Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that the Indians and outfielder Michael Brantley are close to agreeing on a…

  24. 40 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 17, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    There was a flurry of arbitration-related news today as players and teams scurried to reach agreements prior to the noon central deadline earlier. 39 players did not reach an agreement with their respective teams, and as such, they have exchanged salary figures with their clubs. Of note, Braves closer Craig Kimbrel filed for $9 million,…

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