1. Angels Welcome Challenge as Oakland Athletics Add Jon Lester

    The first stunner came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, ...

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  2. Chris Dickerson Leaves Thursday with Knee Discomfort

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  3. Dombrowski Says: 'We've Got to Win; That's What It Comes Down To'

    The Detroit Tigers have plenty of fans. There is no way all of them will agree with every move general manager Dave Dombrowski makes...

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  4. Cliff Lee Injury: Updates on Phillies Pitcher's Elbow and Return

    It turns out those fears about Cliff Lee's elbow were a bit justified. The Philadelphia Phillies ace left Thursday night's game against the Washington Nationals with an apparent elbow ...

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  5. Cliff Lee Exits Start with Apparent Arm Injury

    No trades for the Phillies today and now this: Cliff Lee was forced to exit his start against the Nationals tonight in the third inning with an apparent arm injury...

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  6. Tigers Plan to Fill Jackson's Spot in Center Field with Carrera, Davis

    For the past few months, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski has been looking for a chance to call up outfielder Ezequiel Carrera from Toledo...

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  7. Davis Available off Bench After Bout with Illness

    BALTIMORE -- When Buck Showalter was drawing up Thursday's lineup card for the series finale against the Angels , Chris Davis was an option...

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  8. Braves Strengthen Bench by Acquiring Bonifacio

    LOS ANGELES -- As one of the most eventful non-waiver Trade Deadline days unfolded, Braves general manager Frank Wren and his top scouts spent.....

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  9. Cardinals at Padres Recap: Big Trade Precedes Must Needed Win

    As I write this, I am still quite stunned about the trade the Cardinals just made with the Red Sox . .....

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  10. Taveras Homers in Cards' 6-2 Win

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  11. Twins' Ricky Nolasco Says He's Nearly Ready for Rehab Assignment

    Twins Opening Day starter Ricky Nolasco (flexor pronator) threw his second bullpen with no issues on Thursday and said he is on track to start a minor-league rehab assignment next week...

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  12. Cardinals 6, Padres 2: Despaigne Struggles Again

    The shine is appears to be wearing off of Odrisamer Despaigne, who gave up 6 runs on 9 hits in 5.2 innings today...

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  13. Lee Leaves Game vs. Nationals with Injury

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  14. Indians Acquire Walters from Nats for Asdrubal

    CLEVELAND -- Asdrubal Cabrera was summoned to the big leagues eight seasons ago as a relative unknown; a kid given a shot to provide a spark for Cleveland ...

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  15. Despaigne, Padres drop finale to Cards

    Only minutes before Thursday's game against the Cardinals -- and, indeed, only minutes before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline -- Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal was replaced ...

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  16. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Identifying Best Deals from Thursday's Transactions

    The 2014 MLB trade deadline had a little bit of something for everyone. Usual suspects were finally moved, yanking their names forcefully from the headlines...

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  17. Prado Dealt to Yanks for Catching Prospect O'Brien

    PHOENIX -- The D-backs traded third baseman Martin Prado to the Yankees on Thursday in exchange for catching prospect Peter O'Brien and a player to be named later or cash...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 hour ago 7 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Stand Post-Trade Deadline

    The 2014 MLB trade deadline is now behind us, and to say that Thursday was an exciting one around the league would be doing the day's events a disservice...

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  19. Wren: Bonifacio Is a 'Versatile Player'

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  20. Amaro Blames Unwilling Trade Partners for Deadline Whiff

    WASHINGTON – Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. blamed the rest of baseball, not himself, for his team's inability to pull off a deal before Thursday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 hour ago 49 reads 0 comments

  21. Despite Trade, Baez Isn't Coming Up Yet

    CHICAGO – Admit it. The moment you heard the Chicago Cubs had traded Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves for Class-A catcher Victor Caratini you thought of one name...

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  22. White Sox Stand Pat as Deadline Passes

    A Chicago White Sox team still in the midst of a roster rebuild, were unable to take advantage of trade-deadline player movement Thursday when they were not involved in any deals...

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  23. Departures of Craig, Kelly Hit Cardinals Hard

    Before the Cardinals began to digest the addition of a second starting pitcher in as many days, they had to first swallow some difficult goodbyes...

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  24. Cubs Stick to Baez Plan After Trading Bonifacio, Russell to Braves

    A teammate hugged Emilio Bonifacio moments after he walked into the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday morning. Another player angled for extra locker space once Bonifacio got traded...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 hour ago 78 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Trades 2014: Grades and Breakdowns for Teams Active During Deadline

    There is always plenty of buildup and anticipation for the MLB trade deadline, with the actual event not always living up to the billing. On Thursday the deals consummated did not disappoint...

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