1. RHP Justin Hancock Traded to Cubs; Padres Acquire OF Matt Szczur

    The Chicago Cubs have traded outfielder Matt Szczur to the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league pitcher Justin Hancock, the team announced Monday. Szczur, 27, has spent the past four years with the Cubs, mostly in a reserve role...

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  2. Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy Placed on 10-Day DL with Left Shoulder Injury

    The Los Angeles Dodgers placed pitcher Brandon McCarthy on the 10-day disabled list Monday due to shoulder soreness, the team announced ...

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  3. Danny Santana Traded to Braves; Twins Acquire Kevin Chapman and Cash

    The MLB trade deadline isn't until July 31, but that didn't stop the Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves from making a deal Monday. According to Rhett Bollinger of MLB...

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  4. Braves Announce Release of Ryan Howard from Minor League Contract

    The Atlanta Braves announced Monday they released first baseman Ryan Howard from his minor league contract...

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  5. Jameson Taillon Underwent Surgery for Suspected Testicular Cancer

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announced pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent surgery Monday for suspected testicular cancer and provided a statement from general manager Neal Huntington: ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 71,858 reads 0 comments

  6. Marathon Between New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs Ends with MLB Record

    The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs battled it out for 17 innings Sunday night before the Yankees scored a run in the top of the 18th and held on in the bottom half for a 5-4 victory...

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  7. Matt Harvey Reportedly 'Likely' to Start Friday vs. Brewers After Suspension

    New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will likely be back on the mound Friday. According to Zachary Ripple of the New York Daily News , the Mets announced the right-hander will ...

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  8. Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium Overrun by Bees Before Game vs. Indians

    Last March, a swarm of bees interrupted the Kansas City Royals ’ spring-training game against the Colorado Rockies at Surprise Stadium in Arizona . These insects were everywhere ...

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  9. MLB Prospect Casey Thomas' Gym Rat Heart, Cool West Coast Vibe Lost at Just 24

    Jaycob Brugman lined a ball into the gap sometime last Monday afternoon at the Oakland A's spring training facility during the A's extended spring training game against the Cubs ...

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  10. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 6

    Teams such as the Washington Nationals, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians are right where we expected them to be through 30 or so games...

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  11. Dallas Keuchel's Return to Cy Young Form Has Created a New AL Contender

    Coming out of spring training, the Houston Astros were already a popular pick to win the American League West. "They should win it going away, shouldn't they?" one AL scout said the first week of April...

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  12. Early Predictions for MLB's Biggest Buyers and Sellers at the Trade Deadline

    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is nearly three months away. A lot can — and will — change between now and then. Injuries, hot streaks and cold spells will inevitably upend the balance of power...

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  13. Yankees Outlast Cubs 5-4 in Marathon 18-Inning Game in Record-Breaking Night

    It was just one game of 162, but fans who stayed around from beginning to end won't soon forget the New York Yankees' 5-4, 18-inning triumph over the Chicago Cubs, which concluded Monday morning at Wrigley Field...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 51,179 reads 0 comments

  14. Giants Team Bus Breaks Down on Way to Airport After They Were Swept by Reds

    The San Francisco Giants ' woes didn't come to an end on the field Sunday when they lost their third straight game to the Cincinnati Reds ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 5,251 reads 0 comments

  15. Cody Bellinger Sets Dodgers Record with 9th-Inning Homer

    Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger socked his fifth home run of the season in the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the San Diego Padres...

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  16. Noah Syndergaard Moved to 60-Day DL After Matt Harvey's Suspension

    The New York Mets placed pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 60-day disabled list Sunday to make room for minor league call-up Adam Wilk. Anthony DiComo of the Mets' official website reported the news...

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  17. Matt Harvey Suspended 3 Days Without Pay for Violation of Mets Rules

    New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Sunday a three-day suspension of pitcher Matt Harvey for an undisclosed violation of team rules...

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  18. Cubs' Brett Anderson Exits vs. Yankees with Back Injury, Says He's Embarrassed

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Brett Anderson said he was "embarrassed" on Twitter after allowing five runs in 0...

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  19. Jameson Taillon Placed on 10-Day DL by Pirates with Groin Injury

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon is on the disabled list after suffering a groin injury. The Pirates announced Taillon had been placed on the 10-day DL with groin ...

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  20. Mike Trout Day-to-Day After Sitting vs. Astros with Hamstring Injury

    Los Angeles Angels superstar outfielder Mike Trout was scratched from Saturday's game against the Houston Astros due to hamstring tightness, the team announced ...

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  21. Noah Syndergaard Says He Won't Throw for at Least 6 Weeks Due to Lat Injury

    New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard told reporters Saturday that he won't throw for at least six more weeks after he suffered a partial lat muscle tear, according to SNY's Steve Gelbs ...

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  22. Zach Britton Placed on 10-Day DL with Arm Injury

    The Baltimore Orioles placed closer Zach Britton on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, according to MLB .com's Brittany Ghiroli ...

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  23. Brewers Minor Leaguer Lucas Erceg Fools Baserunner with Hidden-Ball Trick

    Milwaukee Brewers prospect Lucas Erceg pulled off one of the oldest tricks in the book—and thus one that rarely works—to steal an out in Wednesday's game against the Houston Astros ' minor league affiliate...

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  24. Wade Miley Suffers Wrist Injury After Being Hit by 2 Line Drives vs. White Sox

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wade Miley suffered a left wrist contusion Friday night against the Chicago White Sox after being struck by two straight line drives, per ESPN...

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  25. Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Turned Down Chance to Join Group Bidding on Marlins

    Former MLB star Alex Rodriguez reportedly turned down an opportunity to join a group led by Tagg Romney and longtime Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tom Glavine that's looking to purchase the Miami Marlins ...

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