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  1. David Phelps has had elbow problems for “three or four weeks”

    Aug 4, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

    Because the injuries to the Yankees’ starting rotation apparently never stop, David Phelps exited last night’s game after two innings with what the team is calling right elbow inflammation.

  2. ESPN’s top color commentator does not know that Honus Wagner was a shortstop, apparently

    Aug 4, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    John Kruk -- Baseball Tonight - 2005

    “Hi. I make an insane amount of money to explain baseball to you. Pretty cool, huh?”

  3. Stephen Drew said hello to the Red Sox last night

    Aug 4, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    “Where was that a week ago?” someone with the Sox probably thought to ask, only before realizing there was no point.

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

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Indians celebration

    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?

  5. Masahiro Tanaka could test out his elbow if given clearance Monday

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Cleveland Indians

    Some potentially uplifting news for the Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka could play catch if given clearance by a doctor tomorrow. The pitcher hasn’t pitched in a month due to a right elbow injury.

  6. Bartolo Colon aims for 200th career victory

    Aug 3, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    Colon will hit a milestone if he can reel off a third straight victory this afternoon.

  7. Kelly Johnson on track to be activated on Thursday

    Aug 2, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Kelly Johnson

    Kelly Johnson is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday, after playing in a couple rehab games on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  8. Jim Thome signs one-day contract, officially retires as an Indian

    Aug 2, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

    jim thome indians

    Jim Thome officially calls it quits, retiring as a member of the Indians after signing a one-day contract on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue in his honor.

  9. VIDEO: Mookie Betts robs Jacoby Ellsbury of extra bases with leaping catch

    Aug 1, 2014, 11:19 PM EDT

    mookie betts

    Not bad for a guy who has mostly played second base in pro ball.

  10. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  11. Yankees designate Brian Roberts for assignment

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Brian Roberts

    Shortly after acquiring Stephen Drew and Martin Prado in separate trades this afternoon the Yankees announced that starting second baseman Brian Roberts has been designated for assignment.

  12. The Yankees acquire Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Martin Prado

    A super sub at heart who can and will be used at multiple positions by the Yankees.

  13. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  14. Cats and dogs, working together: Red Sox trade Stephen Drew to Yankees for Kelly Johnson

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

    Stephen Drew

    How committed are the Red Sox to blowing up the roster? They just made a trade with the Yankees–the Yankees–sending shortstop Stephen Drew to New York just 39 games after re-signing him to a $10 million deal.

  15. Rangers’ retirement gifts for Derek Jeter: Yankees cowboy boots, signed George W. Bush photo

    Jul 30, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

    jeter getty

    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued Wednesday night at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas with another set of retirement gifts.

  16. Yankees give “beat up” Brian Roberts some time off

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

    Brian Roberts

    The good news for longtime Orioles second baseman turned Yankees second baseman Brian Roberts is that he’s stayed healthy this season after injuries derailed his career for most of the past four years and has already played his most games since 2009.

  17. Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro’s misguided loyalty

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

    Ruben Amaro Jr.,

    The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.

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

    Jul 30, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT

    90s

    The Yankees and Rangers gave us a retro night in Arlington.

  19. Michael Pineda ready for rehab assignment

    Jul 29, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

    michael pineda getty

    MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch reports that right-hander Michael Pineda threw a successful simulated game on Tuesday afternoon in front of manager Joe Girardi and has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment later this week.

  20. Yu Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner”

    Jul 29, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Brett Gardner

    This is one of those quotes that, if the translation was mangled, could have created an incident.

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

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Marlins celebration

    A three run lead and Rafael Soriano on the hill usually leads to an un-tuck fest. Not last night it didn’t.

  22. VIDEO: Derek Jeter passes Carl Yastrzemski for seventh on all-time hits list

    Jul 28, 2014, 10:26 PM EDT

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    With three hits against the Rangers this evening, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has passed Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski for seventh-place on baseball’s all-time hit list.

  23. Mark Teixeira hopes to return from lat strain on Tuesday

    Jul 28, 2014, 8:28 PM EDT

    Mark Teixeira AP

    Mark Teixeira is out of the Yankees’ starting lineup for the eighth straight game tonight due to a lower lat strain, but he’s aiming to make his return tomorrow.

  24. A lost Red Sox World Series ring leads to some good things for a Yankees fan

    Jul 28, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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    Do the right thing and good things happen. Not always, but here, yes.

  25. Yankees designate Jeff Francis for assignment

    Jul 28, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Chicago Cubs

    Two weeks ago the Yankees acquired Jeff Francis from the A’s as a roster reinforcement, but now they’ve designated the journeyman left-hander for assignment.

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