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  1. Settling the Scores: Friday’s results

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:51 AM EST

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    James Shields tames the Yankees and the Milwaukee Brewers postpone the Heat Death of the (National League) Universe for at least another day.

  2. Josh Beckett is considering retiring

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Josh Beckett

    Josh Beckett’s hip injury has given him reason to consider retiring after 14 major league seasons.

  3. Edward Mujica to temporarily take over as closer for the Red Sox

    Sep 5, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    Edward Mujica

    The struggling Koji Uehara has been taken out of the closer’s role. Edward Mujica will close out ballgames in his stead.

  4. Barry Bonds joins Twitter

    Sep 5, 2014, 8:55 AM EST

    Barry Bonds

    He as over 8,000 followers as I type this. But even if you discount it to, like, 5000 followers, it’s still really impressive.

  5. The Diamondbacks fire Kevin Towers

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

    Kevin Towers

    It was only a matter of time. And that time has come.

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

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:07 AM EST

    Chase Headley

    Some late inning Yankee heroics keep them in the playoff hunt.

  7. Masahiro Tanaka to throw bullpen session Saturday

    Sep 4, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Tanaka was shut down in mid-July, but rather than immediately go under the knife and begin the 12-month (or longer) recovery process he’s hoping rest and rehab will do the trick.

  8. The Yankees intend to offer Brian Cashman a new contract

    Sep 4, 2014, 2:40 PM EST

    Brian Cashman Getty

    The Yankees long-time GM is about to become its longer-time GM.

  9. MLB appoints a new head for its Department of Investigations

    Sep 4, 2014, 11:33 AM EST

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    The post-Biogenesis house cleaning of baseball’s Department of Investigations continues.

  10. Carlos Beltran likely to have elbow surgery as soon as the Yankees’ season is over

    Sep 4, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Carlos Beltran Getty

    He’s hit just .241 with 15 homers and a .725 OPS after topping an .825 OPS in each of the previous three seasons and has been limited mostly to DH duties.

  11. Great moments in base running: New York Yankees edition

    Sep 4, 2014, 9:20 AM EST

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    Some heads up infield defense for the Red Sox and some head-in-butt base running for the Yankees makes for an interesting play.

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

    Sep 4, 2014, 7:07 AM EST

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    A lesson in why you do not want to have to face the Mariners in the wild card game.

  13. Victor Martinez, Josh Harrison win Player of the Month honors for August

    Sep 3, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez continued his fantastic season with a great August showing, while Josh Harrison allowed the Pirates to weather the loss of reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen.

  14. What are the best MVP pairings of all time?

    Sep 3, 2014, 2:11 PM EST

    trout and kershaw

    Mantle and Aaron? Williams and Musial? Bonds and Rodriguez?

  15. Yankees will wear cap and uniform patches honoring Derek Jeter for the final three weeks

    Sep 2, 2014, 8:17 PM EST

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    It’s usually an honor reserved for players who have recently had their number retired, or been elected to the Hall of Fame, or died. But the Yankees want to sell some merchandise, people …

  16. Masahiro Tanaka cleared to resume throwing program

    Sep 2, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Before being shut down in mid-July the 25-year-old rookie from Japan went 12-4 with a 2.51 ERA in 18 starts, including a 135/19 K/BB ratio in 129 innings.

  17. The Phillies achieved a rare but ignominious feat on Saturday

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

    Is it really a good thing if one’s team is one of only two teams in the last 113 years to have four relatively old players accrue a significant amount of playing time?

  18. Blue Jays give Derek Jeter a trip to Canadian Rockies

    Aug 31, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

    jeter banff

    Derek Jeter’s retirement tour continued Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre in Toronto, where the Blue Jays presented him a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation and this really cool trip …

  19. Blue Jays throw one-hitter against Yankees

    Aug 30, 2014, 4:29 PM EST

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    Drew Hutchison and Aaron Sanchez shut down the Jacoby Ellsbury-less Yankees.

  20. Report: White Sox expected to target Victor Martinez this offseason

    Aug 30, 2014, 3:50 PM EST

    Victor Martinez AP

    The White Sox are reportedly interested in signing Victor Martinez away from a division rival.

  21. Bryce Harper is 15th player in MLB history to reach 50 career homers before age-22 season

    Aug 30, 2014, 2:07 PM EST

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    Bryce Harper hit one of six home runs for the Nationals last night in an 8-3 victory over the Mariners. In doing so, he joined some impressive company.

  22. UPDATE: Hot-hitting Jacoby Ellsbury out Saturday with ankle injury

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

    Jacoby Ellsbury AP

    Ellsbury injured his left ankle on a slide into home plate on Friday night.

  23. Mariners end Jesus Montero’s season

    Aug 29, 2014, 7:22 PM EST

    Jesus Montero Getty

    The Mariners have ended Jesus Montero’s season so he can address his “non-baseball issues”, a day after he went after a scout who was heckling him.

  24. Troy Tulowitzki says he’ll retire before he switches positions

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

    Troy Tulowitzki

    Whether this will turn into a Michael Young situation or a Derek Jeter situation is an open question.

  25. Masahiro Tanaka experiencing “general arm soreness”

    Aug 29, 2014, 4:42 PM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka

    No doctor appointments are scheduled as a result, but soreness is not great news.

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