1. Tigers Calling Up Former Astro J.D. Martinez

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  2. Not Guilty Plea in Giants Fireworks Incident

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A man accused of throwing a firework into a crowd during a Dodgers - Giants game at San Francisco's AT&T Park has pleaded not guilty.....

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  3. Q&A with Giants No. 2 Prospect Edwin Escobar

    San Francisco's No. 2 ranked prospect Edwin Escobar is an important member of the Triple-A rotation just a year after making his first High-A start with the San Jose Giants ...

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  4. Salazar, Indians Looking to Stay Tough on Royals

    Billy Butler has shown some signs of getting back into a hitting rhythm and now the Indians are wondering if their cleanup hitter, Carlos Santana, can do the same...

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  5. Vogelsong Disappointed with 'Embarrassing' Outing

    Well, this game had a little bit of everything bad. Ryan Vogelsong's line had nearly as many homers (three) as outs (four). His replacement, David Huff, is almost certainly headed to the disabled list with a left quad strain...

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  6. Royals Relievers Tim Collins and Francisley Bueno to Pitch Simulated Game

    CLEVELAND — A pair of injured left-handed relievers flew to Progressive Field with the Royals on Sunday night...

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  7. Line Drive in Practice Breaks First-Base Coach Kuntz's Wrist

    CLEVELAND — Royals first-base coach Rusty Kuntz suffered a freak injury during batting practice Monday when a line drive off the bat of Salvador Perez fractured his wrist. Kuntz will undergo surgery on Wednesday...

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  8. Should Jeff Bianchi Take over the Right Half of the 2nd Base Platoon?

    The answer: probably not, but it depends on how much you weight Rickie's struggles to start the year versus his expected performance, and it's a bit closer than I had previously thought...

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  9. Carlos Gomez Said Pittsburgh Brawl Was Not His Fault

    Having to wait another day to see what the punishment will be for his role in a benches-clearing brawl Sunday in Pittsburgh , Brewers centerfielder Carlos Gomez was trying to explain that he had no intention of making trouble...

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  10. Brewers' Bullpen Has Been Remarkable

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  11. Is Jonny Gomes Really Clutch?

    Time after time, Jonny Gomes is involved in the middle of a comeback or a walk-off win. As Gomes ever so pleasantly told Nick Cafardo during spring training, he's a "winning player...

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  12. Red Sox Insist Clay Buchholz's Arm Strength, Not Health, Is the Issue

    It wasn't the worst start of Clay Buchholz's career, but it was close. And so, after the right-hander struggled through 2 1/3 innings in which he allowed six runs on seven hits in a ...

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  13. Why Jacoby Ellsbury Won't Be Cheered Like Johnny Damon in Boston

    The comparison is inevitable. Both Jacoby Ellsbury and Johnny Damon played center field, batted leadoff, and were World Series champions for the Boston Red Sox .....

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  14. Fellow Countrymen Cueto, Volquez Set to Square off

    Last week, when the Reds and Pirates met in Cincinnati, Johnny Cueto bested a good friend in fellow Dominican Francisco Liriano. On Tuesday, Cueto will duel with another buddy and countryman in former teammate Edinson Volquez...

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  15. Colorado Rockies Put Up Signs Prohibiting Marijuana in Smoking Areas

    Smoke a spliff at the game? The Colorado Rockies think it would be a lot cooler if you didn ’t...

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  16. Trout Not Getting Caught Up in Comparisons

    The Angels were in Detroit last weekend, and the dominant storyline revolved around Mike Trout matching up against Miguel Cabrera, two players who have gone head-to-head for the American League Most Valuable Player Award in back-to-back years...

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  17. Albert Pujols, Closing in on 500 Homers, Showed Greatness at Early Age

    Mark McGwire was in the twilight of his career in 2001, willing his broken-down body through one final season with the St...

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  18. Mike Trout Sends Bryce Harper a Text About First MLB Meeting Monday Night

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  19. Yanks Activate Robertson from DL

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  20. Aroldis Chapman 'Likely' to Face Hitters Wednesday

    PITTSBURGH -- Aroldis Chapman is about to take the last major step before going out on the rehab assignment...

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  21. Yankees Outright Cesar Cabral

    Left-hander Cesar Cabral has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A by the Yankees , according to the team's official transactions page...

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  22. Masahiro Tanaka Looking Forward to First Start Against Red Sox

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Thousands of miles and a baseball world away, Masahiro Tanaka watched footage of Yankees - Red Sox matchups and the rivalry's intensity was obvious...

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  23. Collins Mulling Setup Options with Farnsworth Closing

    The upshot of manager Terry Collins shifting Kyle Farnsworth from the eighth to the ninth inning is that the Mets no longer have any obvious setup options.....

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  24. Mets to Use Bobby Abreu as First Option off the Bench

    After picking up Jose Valverde and Kyle Farnsworth off the scrap heap and putting them in their bullpen, the Mets are now using the same game plan with their bench, bringing up 40-year-old Bobby Abreu to be the team's primary pinch hitter...

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  25. NY Mets Should Follow Cardinals Model, Break in Prospect's Arms in Bullpen

    The starting pitching gives these Mets a chance to surprise, especially if Jenrry Mejia is now a star on the rise. The offense is quite another matter, which practically rules out serious contention...

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