1. Jay Bruce Has Leaped from 2016 Disaster into 2017 Pennant Race Game-Changer

    Last season, after being dealt at the non-waiver trade deadline to the New York Mets , Jay Bruce was no better than a nameless replacement player . Now, he's a key cog for the defending American League champion Cleveland Indians ...

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  2. Byron Buxton Exits vs. White Sox with Injury

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton left Wednesday's game against the Chicago White Sox with an undisclosed injury. According to MLB ...

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  3. Jon Lester Reportedly Will Be Activated from DL Saturday After Lat Injury

    Jon Lester will reportedly return to the mound Saturday against the Atlanta Braves when the Chicago Cubs activate him off the 10-day disabled list, according to the Chicago Sun-Times ' Gordon Wittenmyer ...

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  4. Giancarlo Stanton Possesses Chance at Home Run History in Final Day of August

    Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton added to his home run total Tuesday, smacking his 51st of the season in the first inning of the contest off Washington Nationals starter Edwin Jackson...

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  5. Indians Owner Paul Dolan Says Team, MLB 'Not Aligned' on Chief Wahoo Logo

    Cleveland Indians owner Paul Dolan says the team and Major League Baseball are still not on the same page regarding how to handle the club's controversial "Chief Wahoo" logo. During a speaking appearance at the St...

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  6. Cody Bellinger Reinstated by Dodgers from 10-Day DL After Ankle Injury

    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Wednesday they added Cody Bellinger to the active roster after a right ankle sprain had landed him on the 10-day disabled list. J.P...

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  7. Keon Broxton Saves Win for Brewers with Home Run Robbery

    Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton entered Wednesday's game versus the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park in the top of the eighth inning. That proved to be quite the defensive substitution...

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  8. Astros Schedule Mets Doubleheader on Saturday After Hurricane Harvey

    The Houston Astros announced Wednesday they will return to Minute Maid Park on Saturday for a three-game series with the New York Mets . The series will begin with a doubleheader Saturday...

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  9. Justin Verlander Reportedly Not Expected to Be Traded Before Deadline

    With Major League Baseball's waiver trade deadline on Aug. 31, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is reportedly unlikely to be dealt...

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  10. Bryce Harper 'A Long Way from Running' on Knee Injury, Says Dusty Baker

    As Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper continues to recover from the knee injury he suffered Aug. 12, manager Dusty Baker isn't putting a timetable on when the All-Star will return to the lineup...

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  11. Chris Sale Collects 1,500th Career Strikeout in Historic Fashion

    Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out 11 batters while giving up just three hits and no earned runs during Tuesday's 3-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  12. Mike Leake Traded to Mariners; Cardinals Receive SS Prospect Rayder Ascanio

    The St. Louis Cardinals reached an agreement Wednesday to trade starting pitcher Mike Leake to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor league shortstop Rayder Ascanio. Ken Rosenthal‏ of The Athletic first reported the news...

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  13. Chris Sale Becomes Fastest Player to Reach 1,500 Career Strikeouts

    Fact: Chris Sale had 11 strikeouts against the Blue Jays on Tuesday, becoming the fastest player to reach 1,500 career strikeouts (1,290 innings pitched)...

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  14. Triumph or Choke: Predicting Winners of 2017's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

    We're barreling toward the end of August and into the teeth of September. After months of up-and-down action, MLB 's various playoff battles are coming into focus. Some are all but decided...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 26 days ago 46,271 reads 0 comments

  15. Wade Davis Sets Cubs Record with 27th Consecutive Save

    Wade Davis earned his 27th straight save with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, pitching a scoreless ninth inning in the 4-1 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

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  16. Justin Upton Reportedly a Trade Target for San Francisco Giants

    The San Francisco Giants reportedly have their eyes on Detroit Tigers outfielder Justin Upton . On Tuesday, Jon Morosi of MLB Network cited sources who said San Francisco ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 15,875 reads 0 comments

  17. Royals GM Dayton Moore Suggests Link Between Pornography, Domestic Violence

    Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore suggested there is a link between watching pornography and domestic abuse during a Tuesday press conference...

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  18. Chris Sale Becomes Fastest P in MLB History to Reach 1,500 Career Strikeouts

    Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale made history during Tuesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays . Sale notched his 1,500th career strikeout in the second inning when he punched out Kevin Pillar...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 6,876 reads 0 comments

  19. Giancarlo Stanton Ties MLB Record for Most Home Runs in August with 18

    The home run tear for Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton continued on Tuesday when the slugger connected for No. 51 this season in the first inning against the Washington Nationals ...

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  20. Texas Rangers Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

    The Texas Rangers are reportedly doing their part to help their state's recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey...

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  21. Max Scherzer Joins Elite Group of Pitchers with 230+ Strikeouts in 25 Starts

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer collected 10 strikeouts in Monday's 11-2 victory over the Miami Marlins , boosting his record to 13-5 on the season...

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  22. Trea Turner Activated from 60-Day DL After Missing 51 Games with Wrist Injury

    The Washington Nationals are getting closer to full strength with Trea Turner returning from the 60-day disabled list Tuesday...

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  23. Justin Verlander Trade Rumors: Astros, Mystery Team Reported Suitors

    With two days before Major League Baseball's waiver trade deadline ends, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander continues to generate interest...

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  24. Rhys Hoskins 2nd-Quickest in MLB History to 25 Career RBI

    Philadelphia Phillies left fielder and first baseman Rhys Hoskins entered Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves having hit a home run in five straight games...

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  25. Rays to Donate Revenue from Astros Series in Tampa to Hurricane Harvey Relief

    The Tampa Bay Rays announced Tuesday that all revenues generated from a three-game series between the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort...

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