1. Diamondbacks Claim INF Tommy Manzella Off Waivers from Houston

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed infielder Tommy Manzella off waivers from the Houston Astros and optioned him to Triple-A Reno...

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  2. Nady Fractures Left Hand

    D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said that Xavier Nady was playing the best baseball he had all year, that his bat was getting quick and that he was beginning to swing a power stick...

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  3. Angels Mailbag: What's Now, What's Next?

    Luis R. (North Hollywood, Calif.): Looking forward to next season, what are the chances the Angels put either Kendrys Morales or Mark Trumbo at third base and trade Alberto Callaspo ...

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  4. Mired in slump, Aybar given day to recover

    Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, who was in a 3-for-42 drought at the plate entering Saturday -- but was still playing superb defense -- was given a breather for the second contest of a three-game series against the Blue Jays...

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  5. Fired Scouting Director on Angels GM Tony Reagins

    When the Angels fired longtime scouting director Eddie Bane back in October the reason given was an unhappiness with the team’s recent drafts...

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  6. Astros Prospect Suspended 25 Games

    MLB announced that four minor leaguers have been suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, but one of the suspensions caught my eye...

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  7. Wandy Rodriguez Could Go on Waivers This Week

    There's a growing belief in baseball that the Astros will put Wandy Rodriguez on trade waivers this week, and also that at least one team will put in a claim...

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  8. Why Are the Rockies Ignoring Iannetta's Break-Out Season?

    There has been quite a bit of talk about what the Rockies will do at the catcher position this off-season. For whatever reason, the team seems like it might be ready to give up on Chris Iannetta...

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  9. Street Placed on Disabled List With Triceps Strain

    Rockies closer Huston Street was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right triceps strain, which he sustained while completing a save on Monday night at Cincinnati...

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  10. Weeks Ahead of Schedule in Recovery

    It's been 16 days since Rickie Weeks severely sprained his left ankle, and the All-Star second baseman says he can't bear to watch his Brewers team play...

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  11. The More Logan Morrison Speaks, The Harder It Is To Like Him

    Logan Morrison prides himself on being outspoken. His Twitter picture is a cartoon image of himself with duct tape over his mouth, eyes furled, seemingly frustrated with his current ...

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  12. Logan Morrison Takes “Not So Subtle Jab at Hanley Ramirez”

    Shortly after the Marlins placed Hanley Ramirez on the disabled list with a sprained left shoulder Logan Morrison took what Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun Sentinel describes as a “not so subtle jab at Ramirez...

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  13. Players Who Cleared Waivers

    This is a running list of players who have cleared waivers, based on published reports. Once a player clears waivers, he can be traded to any team (barring a no-trade clause). This list can always be found in the sidebar under MLBTR Features...

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  14. Claims in Burglary Case of Tampa Bay Rays Players Draw Interest from MLB

    Major League Baseball officials are looking into claims by the men charged with burglarizing the spring training rental home shared by Rays LHP David Price, 3B Evan Longoria and SS Reid Brignac that a container of marijuana was among the items they took..

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  15. Davey Johnson Says Ivan Rodriguez “is Not Doing too Well”

    Davey Johnson didn’t sound very optimistic when asked yesterday about Ivan Rodriguez‘s recovery from a strained oblique muscle...

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  16. Bryce Harper Hits Monster Walk-Off Home Run

    The future is certainly bright for the Washington Nationals, and Friday night was proof alone of that. Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg, the two cornerstones of the Nationals organization ...

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  17. NBA Star Kendrick Perkins Arrested for Public Intoxication

    NBA star Kendrick Perkins was arrested in Beaumont, TX this morning for public intoxication and disorderly conduct ... TMZ has learned...

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  18. Texas A&M Intent on Bolting for SEC

    Texas A&M intends to move from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference, where it hopes to begin play in 2012, school officials have said. After 15 years in the Big 12, Texas A&M has been considering the switch for the second time in a year...

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  19. Nation's No. 1 RB Will Make Official Visit to UGA for South Carolina Game

    UGA has a shot at the nation’s No. 1-ranked running back. Keith Marshall of Raleigh, N.C., said UGA will be one of his three official visits, along with Notre Dame and Florida, he announced via Twitter...

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  20. Wizards' Kevin Seraphin Makes French National Team

    Considered a longshot when he was invited to try out for the French national team last month, Wizards forward Kevin Seraphin made the final 12-man roster for Eurobasket in Lithuania...

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  21. John Wall Booed During Pro-Am Summer League Game

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  22. P.J. Could Join A.J. with the Nets

    P.J. Carlesimo’s career with the Spurs as an assistant coach never intersected with Avery Johnson’s when he played with the team...

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  23. Dwight Howard's Best Option?

    An ESPN Panel that is examining the major free agents of the 2012 class tried to pinpoint Dwight Howard’s likely destination...

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  24. Rodman Criticizes Boozer and Noah for Playoff Performances

    When Dennis Rodman returned to the United Center on May 18 to present the honorary game ball before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, he lauded Tom Thibodeau, Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose and predicted a Bulls series victory over the Heat...

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  25. Quote of the Day: Kemp No Fan of Madison Square Garden

    “If you’ve been to some of these other arenas like Madison Square Garden, the rats are bigger than the average point guard...

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