1. Giants Notes: Giants Intensify Search for Starting Pitcher

    PHILADELPHIA – The Giants are intensifying their search for a starting pitcher, but they are finding the cost of most top arms to be prohibitive in one respect or another...

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  2. Paxton Navigates Rough Start to Rehab Outing

    TACOMA, Wash. -- Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon made public his message to rehabbing left-handed pitcher James Paxton a few hours before Paxton took the mound for the first leg of Triple-A Tacoma's doubleheader on Tuesday at Cheney Stadium...

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  3. Erasmo's Excellent Return Isn't Enough vs. Mets

    SEATTLE -- Erasmo Ramirez is headed back to Triple-A Tacoma after a strong seven-inning showing on Tuesday night, but the young Mariners right-hander will carry a little more confidence ...

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  4. Goold's Chat: Is It Time to Play or Trade Taveras?

    This is the time of year when you learn who you can trust. The trade deadline brings out the best of baseball's barter system. Information is power, and it can often be traded for more information...

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  5. Control Problems Hurt Wainwright

    Cardinals righthander Adam Wainwright did some things that he almost never does, all of them bad, in the fifth inning Tuesday night at Busch Stadium...

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  6. Rangers Improving, Despite Marathon Loss to Yankees

    NEW YORK — The All-Star break, it turns out, did the Texas Rangers plenty of good. They could probably use another couple after their marathon Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium...

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  7. Victory Elusive as Rangers Fall to Yanks in 14

    NEW YORK -- J.P. Arencibia had one thought when he hit a home run to lead off the 13th inning and give the Rangers a one-run lead on Tuesday night...

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  8. Jays Option Kratz and Mastroianni, DFA Mills

    The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned catcher Erik Kratz and outfielder Darin Mastroianni to triple-A Buffalo, and designated reliever Brad Mills for assignment...

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  9. Sanchez a Pivotal Piece for Blue Jays

    TORONTO – The latest series of roster machinations by the Toronto Blue Jays is, for the most part, far more significant than the shifting of deck chairs that typically follows a blowout loss...

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  10. Fister, Frandsen Both OK After Twisting Ankles

    DENVER -- The Nationals may be starting to catch breaks on the injury front that weren't falling their way earlier this season...

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  11. Healthy Lineup Has Become NL's Most Productive

    For months, they pined for the day they would be able to field a healthy lineup, recognizing they couldn't truly evaluate themselves until all eight of their Opening Day starters were back together again...

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  12. Cozart Day to Day After Taking Pitch to Hand

    MILWAUKEE -- Shortstop Zack Cozart came out of Tuesday's game, a 4-3 loss to the Brewers , following the top of the seventh after being hit on the right hand by a pitch in a bunt attempt...

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  13. Reds' Skid Hits 5 After Brewers Walk off

    MILWAUKEE -- Obviously, the Reds want to win every game they can, but Tuesday's effort vs. the first-place Brewers qualified as one of the rare times this season they needed to win a game...

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  14. Danks Subject of Trade Rumors Near Deadline

    CHICAGO -- It was a little less than three weeks ago when White Sox starter John Danks stated that trade rumors involving his name before the July 31 non-waiver Deadline weren't going to occupy any part of his daily routine...

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  15. Top White Sox Pick Rodon Makes Pro Debut

    Left-hander Carlos Rodon, the third overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, made his professional debut Tuesday, throwing one inning in the Arizona Rookie League as the White Sox defeated the D-backs, 7-5...

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  16. Abreu Gets Day off to Catch His Breath

    CHICAGO -- Jose Abreu was held out of the Chicago White Sox 's lineup Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals , as manager Robin Ventura elected to give his sensational rookie first baseman a day of rest...

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  17. Sox Still Working on Learning Curve

    CHICAGO -- Nearly four months into a transition season, the Chicago White Sox are still working on consistency...

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  18. Hoyer: 'It's Time for Mendy to Play'

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer came up with a twitter hashtag without even knowing it Tuesday as the organization turned the page on veteran Darwin Barney while further solidifying newcomer Arismendy Alcantara's status...

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  19. Cubs Dispatch Slumping Olt to Triple-A Iowa

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs optioned third baseman Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa late Tuesday to make room on the roster for Wednesday night's starter, Tsuyoshi Wada...

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  20. Albert Almora, Jorge Soler Promoted

    CHICAGO – The Cubs promoted two of their top prospects on Tuesday, with 2012 first-round pick Albert Almora heading to Double-A Tennessee while Cuban slugger Jorge Soler will move up to Triple-A Iowa...

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  21. Duda's Solo Blast

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  22. Highlights: deGrom's Stellar Start

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  23. Jordan Zimmermann Returns After Biceps Strain

    After one of his five innings Tuesday night, Jordan Zimmermann walked into the Nationals dugout and announced for anyone within earshot, “I don't know where my fastball is going...

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  24. Assessing the Value of MLB's Top Trade Deadline Targets

    Value is all in the eyes of the beholder. As Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline rapidly approaches, general managers must decipher how much certain players are worth...

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  25. Maddon: Latest Ejection a 'Misunderstanding'

    ST. LOUIS — Rays manager Joe Maddon was ejected for the fourth time this season Tuesday, but he said he was tossed for all the wrong reasons...

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