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  1. Video: Two controversial plays happen on the same play, challenge ensues

    Aug 15, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Gregorio Petit, Burke Badenhop

    A weird play happened in the eighth inning of Friday’s Astros-Red Sox game.

  2. Video: Watch Robbie Grossman save the game by robbing a home run Saturday night

    Aug 3, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Robbie Grossman

    Robbie Grossman made the highlight reels on Saturday night, preserving the Astros’ lead by robbing Juan Francisco of a two-run home run in the eighth inning.

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

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    DJ LeMahieu

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

  4. Tony Sipp pulls double-duty for the Astros

    Jun 10, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Tony Sipp Astros

    Tony Sipp was a centerfielder at Clemson, but once he became a pitcher he thought the days of patrolling the outfield were behind him.

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

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EDT

    Lonnie Chisenhall

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

  6. Padres sign reliever Tony Sipp

    Feb 1, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT

    Tony Sipp Getty

    According to Corey Brock of MLB.com, the Padres are close to signing left-handed reliever Tony Sipp to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Sipp really struggled with the Diamondbacks in 2013 after coming over from the Indians in a three-team trade, posting a career-high 4.78 ERA over 56 appearances. While he…

  7. Free agent reliever Tony Sipp drawing some interest

    Dec 22, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Colorado Rockies

    Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish is reporting that free agent reliever Tony Sipp is drawing interest from multiple teams, though the left-hander isn’t expected to reach an agreement with any of them soon. Sipp, 30, spent the 2013 with the Diamondbacks after four seasons with the Indians. He posted a 4.78 ERA in 37.2…

  8. Diamondbacks designate reliever Tony Sipp for assignment

    Nov 20, 2013, 10:05 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Colorado Rockies

    The Diamondbacks announced that they have designated reliever Tony Sipp for assignment. The transaction gave them room on the 40-man roster for outfielder Ender Inciarte. They also added pitcher Bo Schultz to the 40-man as well. Sipp has shown promise as a reliever over the years, with the Indians from 2009-12 and with the Diamondbacks…

  9. Diamondbacks activate Brandon McCarthy, DFA Tony Sipp

    Aug 4, 2013, 1:26 PM EDT

    mccarthy getty

    From beat writer Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic comes word that the Diamondbacks have activated right-handed starter Brandon McCarthy from the disabled list and designated reliever Tony Sipp for assignment to open up a roster spot. McCarthy wound up missing all of June and July with a right shoulder injury. He will return to…

  10. Miguel Montero on Trevor Bauer: “He never wanted to listen”

    Feb 12, 2013, 6:48 AM EDT

    Trevor Bauer

    It was understood that the Diamondbacks trade of pitching prospect Trevor Bauer had more to do with the team’s opinion of his attitude than its opinion of his talent. Yes, he struggled during his callup last year, but he just turned 22 and struck out 11.5 batters per nine innings in two minor league seasons.…

  11. White Sox claim Lars Anderson off waivers from the Diamondbacks

    Feb 1, 2013, 6:40 PM EDT

    Lars Anderson

    The Diamondbacks acquired first baseman Lars Anderson from the Indians in December as part of the three-team Trevor Bauer trade, but his stint with the club didn’t last long. After being designated for assignment last week following the Justin Upton deal, Anderson has been claimed off waivers by the White Sox. Once a top prospect…

  12. Diamondbacks, Tony Sipp avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Jan 17, 2013, 9:32 PM EDT

    Tony Sipp Getty

    According to Creg Stephenson of GulfLive.com, the Diamondbacks and left-hander Tony Sipp have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.275 million contract. Sipp was arbitration-eligible for the first time this offseason after posting a 4.42 ERA and 51/23 K/BB ratio over 55 innings with the Indians in 2012. The 29-year-old owns a 3.68 ERA…

  13. How the Diamondbacks went from Trevor Bauer to Didi Gregorius

    Dec 11, 2012, 10:06 PM EDT

    Trevor Bauer

    The Diamondbacks and GM Kevin Towers knew all about Trevor Bauer‘s odd delivery and unusual throwing program when they made him the third overall pick in the 2011 draft. If they had questions about him then, they overlooked them in order to get one of the top talents on the board. Now, a year and…

  14. Shin-Soo Choo heads to Reds, Trevor Bauer lands with Indians in three-team mega-trade

    Dec 11, 2012, 9:26 PM EDT

    choo getty

    That three-team mega-trade between the Indians, Reds and Diamondbacks has been made official. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports has the breakdown: Reds get: OF Shin-Soo Choo INF Jason Donald Indians get: SP Trevor Bauer OF Drew Stubbs RP Bryan Shaw RP Matt Albers Diamondbacks get: SS Didi Gregorius RP Tony Sipp OF Lars Anderson Declaring…

  15. Indians, Reds and Diamondbacks talking three-team trade

    Dec 11, 2012, 8:05 PM EDT

    shin-soo choo getty

    Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reported earlier that the Reds were trying to acquire outfielder Shin-Soo Choo from the Indians, with Drew Stubbs and infield prospect Didi Gregorius heading to Cleveland in return. But that deal has since grown a bit larger. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, on the table now is a three-team…

  16. Instant replay costs the Tigers a run. Sort of.

    Sep 16, 2012, 9:15 AM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Cleveland Indians

    Crazy sequence of events in Cleveland yesterday afternoon. Instant replay cost the Tigers a run, though it was ad-hoc instant replay, nothing official.  The upshot: Alex Avila missed third base while scoring the Tigers fifth run in he fifth inning, but the Indians apparently didn’t notice immediately. During a pitching change right after the run…

  17. Springtime Storylines: Will the Cleveland Indians build on last season or take a step backward?

    Apr 2, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT

    Cleveland Indians' catcher Carlos Santana waits for his turn at bat during their MLB spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2012 season. Up next: Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Will the Cleveland Indians build on last season or take a step backward? Cleveland got…

  18. Running down the rosters: Cleveland Indians

    Feb 18, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT

    Carlos Santana, Chris Perez

    Even after giving up their top two pitching prospects for Ubaldo Jimenez, the Indians couldn’t maintain their hot start last year and lost their last four games to finish under .500 at 80-82. The offseason saw them shopping from the scrap heap, which isn’t unusual, but even as they were forced to pick from largely…

  19. Free agency not to their liking, Indians looking to trade for bat

    Dec 6, 2011, 7:13 PM EDT

    indians logo

    7:13 p.m. EST update: Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Astros tried to interest the Indians in Carlos Lee, but that even covering half of his $18 million salary wasn’t enough to tempt Cleveland. Lee does offer a solid right-handed bat, but he’d have to come in at significantly less than $9 million to…

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